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November 08, 2022


Palmer Luckey, defense contractor and the father of modern virtual reality, has created a VR headset that will kill the user if they die in the game they’re playing.

(Thanks to Charles Cates, who says “so not virtual reality at all.”)


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My question is whether people who play such games are truly living in the first place.

Wouldn't it be funny if there was a recall for this product?

That's not what I'd call being lucky.

I'm curious to see what the advertising campaign for this looks like.

What could possibly go wrong?

On the plus side, Mom will really be thrilled when you win an extra life and there are now two of you living in her basement.

I think real life is deadly enough as it is without the need to blow out my brains playing a fantasy game!

Squid Game?

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