Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 26th Mar 2014 14:58 UTC
Games

Notch was working with the Oculus team to bring Minecraft to the Rift - and then the Facebook news hit. He immediately cancelled the project.

I definitely want to be a part of VR, but I will not work with Facebook. Their motives are too unclear and shifting, and they haven’t historically been a stable platform. There’s nothing about their history that makes me trust them, and that makes them seem creepy to me.

And I did not chip in ten grand to seed a first investment round to build value for a Facebook acquisition.

It seems like Notch sums up the general response to Facebook acquiring Oculus pretty well.

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minifig404
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2012-02-26

You have looked at CastAR, right?

They're a pair of glasses with a camera and microprojectors attached. Add a small clip-on, and you get Occulus-style VR. The rest of the time, you just look at a special retroreflective surface, and bam, there's your virtual world.

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