Helmet collision with canopy - ED Forums
 


Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-12-2019, 04:16 PM   #1
Icebeat
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Posts: 145
Default Helmet collision with canopy

Does any know if it is possible to get Helmet collision feedback with the canopy?
Others games detect the collision of your head with the virtual canopy and move the camera position a bit back plus produce a sound so you have the illusion of a real canopy contact.
If we don't have this feature, could be an easy and cool thing to have in VR.

Thanks,
Icebeat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2019, 04:47 PM   #2
DeltaMike
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2018
Posts: 137
Default

That would make it hard to climb out of the cockpit, Just-Cause-style
__________________
Ryzen 5 2600 (4.0GHz), B450M, 16Gb RAM, Vega 56 (undervolt), T16000M, Oculus Rift
DeltaMike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2019, 07:40 AM   #3
S-GERAT
Member
 
S-GERAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: SPAIN
Posts: 327
Default

Yes please, at least as an option. I hate to go across the canopy sometimes.
S-GERAT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2019, 08:00 AM   #4
NeilWillis
Veteran
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 4,661
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DeltaMike View Post
That would make it hard to climb out of the cockpit, Just-Cause-style
Unless the state of the cockpit was included in the coding argument.

It is a feature we need. Especially in cockpits with poor all round vision. Would you suggest that we lose some essential limitations to dogfighting so we can make climbing out of the aircraft realistic when that is such a minor aspect of air combat.
NeilWillis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2019, 10:58 AM   #5
dburne
Veteran
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 5,812
Default

I personally do not care for the helmet collision.
__________________
Don B

EVGA Z390 Dark MB | i9 9900k CPU @ 5.1 GHz | EVGA RTX 2080 Ti FTW3 Ultra | 32 GB G Skill Trident Z 3200 MHz CL14 DDR4 Ram | Corsair H150i Pro Cooler | EVGA T2 Titanium 1000w PS | Samsung 970 Pro, 970 Evo 1TB m.2 Nvme |VKB GF Pro MCG Pro| EVGA DG 87 Case |
dburne is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2019, 11:30 AM   #6
=Buckeye=
Senior Member
 
=Buckeye='s Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Columbus, OH
Posts: 2,082
Default

100% supportive of this, would be a great immersion add.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
__________________
VR Cockpit (link):
Custom Throttletek F/A-18C Throttle w/ Hall Sensors + Otto switches | Slaw Device RX Viper Pedals w/ Damper | VPC T-50 Base + 15cm Black Sahaj Extension + Warthog Grip | JetSeat SE | Super Warthog Wheel Stand Pro | Steelcase Leap V2

VR Rig:
Pimax 5K+ | ASUS ROG Strix 1080Ti | Intel i7-9700K | Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Master | Corsair H115i RGB Platinum | 32GB Corsair Vengeance Pro RGB 3200 | Dell U3415W Curved 3440x1440
=Buckeye= is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2019, 11:41 AM   #7
Lensman
Member
 
Lensman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Bedford UK
Posts: 169
Default

The only close closed canopy aircraft I have flown in is was a 2 seat Bocian Glider. I don't recall bashing my head against the canopy. Would this routinely happen in a fast jet or WW11 fighter?
__________________
Intel Core i7 6700K @ 4.5GHz. Asus-Z170-PRO MB
CORSAIR H105 HYDRO CPU COOLER.
EVGA GTX 1080Ti FTW3 Elite.
16GB DDR4 2666MHZ HYPERX SAVAGE.
SAMSUNG M.2 SSD 128GB SM951 Boot Drive.
SAMSUNG SSD 500GB EVO Working Drive.
Windows 10 Professional
Lensman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2019, 02:06 PM   #8
DigitalEngine
Member
 
DigitalEngine's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: U.S.
Posts: 878
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dburne View Post
I personally do not care for the helmet collision.
Agree, when your head keeps moving, and the visual environment reference doesn't correspond, it very easily induces vertigo and VR sickness, nor is it immersive or natural at all.
Best thing to do is, just don't stick your head out of the canopy.
If you have a gaming seat (or this), you could always strap yourself in, as in a RL cockpit, and that wouldn't an issue at all!
As far a cheating, well, I use a swivel office chair, and that's always gonna be a "cheat" to someone who's in a fixed gaming seat, even if a "helmet collision" was server enforced. However, I like to call the swivel chair, an "age equalization device"...
__________________
CPU = Intel i7-6700K
Motherboard = ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Hero Alpha, w/ the Intel Z170 Chipset,
RAM = 64 Gigs of Ripjaws V F4-3400C16Q.
GPU = Zotac GTX980ti Amp Extreme
Hard-drive = Samsung V-NAD SSD 950 PRO M.2
Cooling = Corsair H100i V2 water cooler, plus RAM mounted fans.

Corsair Vengeance® C70 Mid-Tower Gaming Case — Military Green
OS = Windows 10 64bit
Power supply = EVGA 1200P2
HTC Vive
DigitalEngines's Twitch Channel, Youtube Channel
DigitalEngine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2019, 04:29 PM   #9
Boris
Senior Member
 
Boris's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Posts: 1,197
Default

It certainly is immersion breaking when you look behind and find your head outside of the canopy.

That said, a certain other flight sim does have canopy limits and it can get very annoying.

If this does get implemented, I'd ask that the limits are set not at the virtual head of the pilot, but at the actual eye point, to allow movement to maximum extremities but to avoid graphical breaching the canopy frame.
__________________
PC Specs / Hardware: MSI z370 Gaming Plus Mainboard, Intel 8700k @ 5GHz, MSI Sea Hawk 2080 Ti @ 2100MHz, 32GB 3200 MHz DDR4 RAM
Displays: Philips BDM4065UC 60Hz 4K UHD Screen, Pimax 5k+
Controllers / Peripherals: VPC MongoosT-50, Thrustmaster Warthog HOTAS, modded MS FFB2/CH Combatstick, MFG Crosswind Pedals, Gametrix JetSeat
OS: Windows 10 Home Creator's Update
Boris is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2019, 04:32 PM   #10
Svsmokey
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Location: Dystrumpia
Posts: 1,388
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DigitalEngine View Post
"age equalization device"...
They don't make enough of those !
__________________
I5-6500 3.2ghz cpu, 16 gb ddr4-2133mhz , Asrock H170M PRO4 , 128gb & 240gb ssd's , 1tb hdd , EVGA 1070 FE , Rift , CH hotas and pedals

"Hold my beer"
Svsmokey is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 02:04 PM. vBulletin Skin by ForumMonkeys. Powered by vBulletin®.
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.