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Imagine a game where you wake up as a Jedi Knight who just lost their sight. You must learn to use the Force to guide you (through audio effects). As you use your powers you can hear the effects they have on the environment.

You send a piece of debris hurtling down a hallway and hear the sound bounce back and forth, with a pronounced doppler effect as it accelerates.

You're in a field, surrounded in an ambush. You 360 Force Push them away hear the leaves and grasses whirl and bend outwards.

Audio cues such as fluctuations in ambient sound and clever use of subtle white noise spatially guide your attention. Navigation is basically echo-location, but made easier and clearer than in reality. There could even be difficulty levels where the spatial resolution is adjusted for things like blocking and deflecting.

How much computing power is spent on things that only benefit visuals in modern games?

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You know those VR devices we strap onto our heads that are able to render virtual elements in full 3D and lets us interact with virtual environments in interesting ways?

I'd like to find software and media actually making use of them. I want to play a VR game that only uses sound. Interact with software interfaces rendered using spatial audio-signals. Listen to an un-narrated audio-only movie.

We've had this technology for what, decades? Stereo headphones and binaural software, that's all you need.

I wonder if I could design something like the APL operator glyphs for Uxn. Where instead of english-derived names, it uses little symbols.

americans on reddit, but as swedes 

"Do you have Biltema there? I've seen something that could fit the bill. It's in the bike section but it could work"

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americans on reddit, but as swedes 

"I've also been looking for these. I'm in Perth"

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americans on reddit, but as swedes 

Some third person: "Damn I've also been looking for this but I'm in the UK"

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americans on reddit, but as swedes 

OP: "I don't know what any of those are, I'm in Germany"

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americans on reddit, but as swedes 

Some third person: "Pretty sure they had something like that at Byggmax too"

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americans on reddit, but as swedes 

Some third person: "lol your username. Do you live in Högstorp, Växjö? I went to school there!"

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americans on reddit, but as swedes 

"Ah! I always wanted to visit the commonwealth!"

americans on reddit, but as swedes 

"Are you on the west coast? I know a guy in Göteborg who can help you out."

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americans on reddit, but as swedes 

"I actually make these things! If you're in Småland hit me up and I can send you one."

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americans on reddit, but as swedes 

"I use this [obscure thing] and they're great. They're hard to get but they have it at clas ohlson. Totally recommend it!"

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americans on reddit, but as swedes 

OP: "What tool do you recommend for doing X?"

My phone's installer is so frustratingly terrible. "App not installed" when trying to install an update is _not helpful_. I don't know if it's the fault of or my rather outdated system but I'm very cross with whomever is to blame.

Why can't mastodon have some basic formatting? Italics, links, monospace and lists are so very useful in communication

Maybe on NixOS it doesn't have the right path to the man-pages

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Except nothing seems to have a one-line description to print?

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Sunbeam City is a anticapitalist, antifascist solarpunk instance that is run collectively.