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Riplayne
12-05-06, 03:04 PM
http://www.joystiq.com/2006/12/05/todays-hottest-game-video-wiimote-on-windows/

granted it only works right now using the tilt functions but they are working on getting the infared to work with it so soon you should be able to play games on the pc like you do on the wii, with bleeding edge graphics!!!

Zelda_fan
12-05-06, 03:07 PM
http://www.joystiq.com/2006/12/05/todays-hottest-game-video-wiimote-on-windows/

granted it only works right now using the tilt functions but they are working on getting the infared to work with it so soon you should be able to play games on the pc like you do on the wii, with bleeding edge graphics!!!

That's actually incredibly cool. I'd pay $30 for an adapter to allow me to use the WiiMote on a PC.

nrs421
12-05-06, 03:26 PM
easier to buy one of these

http://www.gyration.com/gyration/videos/gyrationvideohi.wmv


http://www.gyration.com/en-US/Products.html

Zelda_fan
12-05-06, 03:35 PM
easier to buy one of these

http://www.gyration.com/gyration/videos/gyrationvideohi.wmv


http://www.gyration.com/en-US/Products.html

yeah but Nintendo's build quality is simply much better.

Destroy
12-05-06, 04:02 PM
yeah but Nintendo's build quality is simply much better.

I beg to differ. I own and use my Gyro Air mouse almost everyday. The quality of it is just as good as any other high end Logitech or MS mouse.

The major issue playing game with a Gyro mouse is the jitter. It's very sensitive and needs a jitter filter like the Wii has for hand shake.

nemecb
12-05-06, 04:07 PM
I expected this to happen some time. Even at launch I read a review where they could get the Wiimote detected by the computer, but at the time they couldn't get it to pair (but I think they used a Mac, so almost certainly no drivers to handle it anyway). I'm sure somebody will make it a usable input device just like they've done with the other video game controllers. PC games + Wiimote = awesomeness.:D

Zelda_fan
12-05-06, 05:28 PM
I beg to differ. I own and use my Gyro Air mouse almost everyday. The quality of it is just as good as any other high end Logitech or MS mouse.

The major issue playing game with a Gyro mouse is the jitter. It's very sensitive and needs a jitter filter like the Wii has for hand shake.

By build quality I mean durability, aesthetics, and functionality.

You can literally (and by literally, I mean there are videos on the internet demonstrating it) throw the wiimote against a wall as hard as you can and the thing won't break. It looks very nice, and the functionality is perfect. I doubt the gryo-whatever can top that. I looked at the video, and the gyroscopic air movement isn't nearly as sensitive as the wii is.

TiKiMaN1
12-05-06, 06:07 PM
nemecb Love the Avatar man!

nemecb
12-05-06, 07:41 PM
Thanks.:D

I was reading something today about the Wii and it occurred to me that this would be a perfect ORLY owl image, and lo and behold someone had already made one.

Riplayne
12-05-06, 08:23 PM
I beg to differ. I own and use my Gyro Air mouse almost everyday. The quality of it is just as good as any other high end Logitech or MS mouse.

The major issue playing game with a Gyro mouse is the jitter. It's very sensitive and needs a jitter filter like the Wii has for hand shake.

I saw demos of someone playing HL2 with the Gyro and it was jittery just like your saying. WIth the jitter filter on the wiimote this could potentially be awesome for first person shooters on the pc.