Recently I was browsing the web and came across a post on Reddit of someone setting up several Raspberry Pi's on their home server rack. Of course I saw the post yesterday and so its disappeared into the nether and can't link it.

Long story, short, it led me down a small internet worm-hole which allowed me to discover the power of these raspberry pis, and start thinking of my own personal applications.

While looking for alternatives to Elite Dangerous, one of the first recommendations is Star Citizen. Back when I first heard about the game years ago, I heard very good things about it. It was very expansive, very detailed, and lots to do. So I decided to take a look at the game and see how it held up all these years.

Several years ago, I had my very first experience with VR by playing Elite Dangerous at work. I immediately fell in love with VR and Elite Dangerous, so I made it my mission to get a VR system. Fast forward to now, and I have a gaming rig powerful enough to run PC VR games plus Elite Dangerous.

Recently a friend of mine let me borrow their Oculus Quest - Facebook's portable, standalone, VR headset. The intention was to let me try VR for a while, and allow me to decide whether or not I want to get a headset of my own. Over the course of a few years, I've kept an eye out for VR news. But now that I've upgraded my desktop to be VR compatible, I think its now time to do some serious research into the headsets.

21 March 2021

I figured I would give a quick update around the connectivity issues I was having earlier. In my last post I ended up rage quitting because the entire setup process took ~45 min, and within a few minutes of playing the headset disconnected and wouldn't reconnect (without restarting my computer). Windows wanting to update, the Oculus app thinking that a game was still running when it wasn't, etc...