Half-Life: Alyx On Oculus Quest – How To Play, What You Need And The Best Way To Do It

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However, is it possible to play Valve’s flagship VR title on the Oculus Quest? However, it is possible to play Half-Life: Alyx on the Quest through Oculus Link or Virtual Desktop. Here’s how. Half-Life: Alyx is one of the biggest PC VR releases in recent history.

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How To Factory Reset Your Oculus Quest

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However, as with any electronic device, one day you might want to perform a full factory reset and wipe the headset clean, allowing you to start over and set up the device from scratch. Here’s how to do it. Reasons To Factory Reset. The only way to switch to a different account is to perform a full factory reset on your Quest. There are two options to perform a factory reset on the Oculus Quest.

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How To Install And Play Doom In VR On Oculus Quest

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The Quest version of DOOM is by way of QuestZDOOM, a sideloaded launcher that enables you to access free versions of DOOM and other related content, as well as the original DOOM, DOOM II, Heretic, and Hexen if you own those games already. Included with QuestZDOOM is also a list of mods you can install to enhance the audio, change weapon textures to 3D models or voxel designs, and even new map packs. In order to do this you need to legally own the full games already on PC.

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How To Install Custom Home Environments On Oculus Quest Using SideQuest

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Oculus Quest users are now able to select their own home environments from a small selection of options provided by Facebook. Some users, however, also found a way to install custom environments in place of the officially available ones.

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How To Use Your Oculus Quest While Charging The Battery

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The Oculus Quest’s biggest advantage is that it’s a mobile headset, allowing you to play cord-free and untethered roomscale experiences wherever you like. Some Quest owners might not be used to managing cables while in VR in the same way that PC VR users are.

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How To Find, Download And Install Half-Life: Alyx Mods And Custom Maps

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If you’re interested in how to find, download and install custom maps and mods for Half-Life: Alyx, we’ve got you covered. However, that hasn’t stopped the modding community, who have already found a way to run a modified version of Hammer to work with Half-Life: Alyx entities. This means some interesting mods and custom maps are already available, if you know where to look. If it’s the former, you’re good to go.

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How to update your Oculus Quest (manually or automatically)

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After that article, some people have asked me how to update the Quest so that to try these features as well, so I’m writing a complete tutorial to teach you how you can update your Quest and try its latest functionalities! How to update your Oculus Quest (video tutorial). Here I am again with another shiny video tutorial, this time teaching you how to update your Oculus Quest. If you want to hear my sexy voice, please watch it.

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How to Clean Your VR Headset

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All joking aside, it’s pretty impractical to completely sterilize your headset—no matter how germaphobic you may find yourself these days—but you can still get peace of mind with a thorough cleaning and a few preventative measures to make the process easier next time around. Micro gunk absolutely loves macro gunk, so keeping a headset clean helps reduce growth & transfer of your face garbage from one person to another. How to Clean Your VR Headset.

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How To Shoot And Edit VR180 Like A Pro

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If you’re looking to add an extra sense of presence or immersion to your next video without going a full 360-degrees, VR180 is definitely a format worth checking out. Similar to 360-degree video, VR180 uses specialized stereoscopic wide-angle cameras to record immersive 3D footage; except instead of capturing the entirety of the environment, you’re viewing only 180-degrees of the scene. The post How To Shoot And Edit VR180 Like A Pro appeared first on VRScout.

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How To Play Skyrim VR On Oculus Quest – What You Need And The Best Options

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Now Skyrim VR of course released first on PSVR, but then later came to PC VR headsets — including mods. As a result, it’s still one of the most exciting games to play because the active modding community continues to deliver amazing updates. Here’s how to install mods if you’re curious. So the rest of this article will cover how to play Skyrim VR on Oculus Quest, the best options out there, and what you need to make it happen.

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How to install Minecraft mods

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Here's our guide to installing mods for every platform that offers Minecraft, even Mac. Computing Gaming How-To how to install minecraft mods Mac OS X minecraft Minecraft Forge minecraft mods ModLoader mods Windows

How To Check For Updates And Manually Update Your Oculus Quest

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The Oculus Quest update system works a bit differently to normal operating system updates that you’re used to with other devices. We’ve put together this guide to clearly explain when and how you’re able to update your Oculus Quest to receive new firmware builds and the latest features. There’s really no telling exactly when a Quest software update will be available to you – as far as we can tell, it seems to be entirely random.

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How to print from a Chromebook

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Pairing a printer with your laptop is a bit different from what you may be used to. Here's how to do it right. Computing How-To Chromebook print instructions Chromebook printing guide how to print Chrome OS how to use printer on Chromebook print from Chromebook Tier 4

How to use Roll20

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Gaming How-To Dungeons and Dragons Roll 20 RPG tabletop gamingWhether you have a dedicated adventuring party or are looking for a group, Roll20 makes playing and GMing TTRPGs like D&D and V:TM easy as defeating a flumph.

How To Disable The Oculus Quest Guardian Boundary And Tracking System

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However, there are some niche instances where you might want to disable your Guardian boundary. Here’s how to do it. This means that when you physically move your head through space, the virtual world will seem locked to your head and move around with you. This can be very disconcerting to some people and we recommend you only turn off the boundary in situations where you’ll remain stationary. Select the Device tab and scroll to the bottom.

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How to update your Oculus Go and Vive Focus

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Today I decided to take my Oculus Go out of its box again after a lot of time of inactivity. I’m updating mine, for instance, to have Casting (the streaming to phone capability announced at OC5 ). So, how to update your Oculus Go operating system?

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How To Enable Controller-Free Hand Tracking On Oculus Quest

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Here’s how to enable it. You can check what version your headset is currently on by going to Settings -> All Settings -> About inside VR. To sum it up, you “click” by touching your index finger to your thumb- “self haptic” interaction.

How to fix a broken keyboard

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This guide shows you how to fix a broken keyboard to help resolve your typing woes on Windows and MacOS. Computing How-To computer repair Driver issue laptop keyboard laptop repair Stuck keysDiagnosing keyboard issues can be frustrating.

QuestZDoom Receives Update, Includes Isabelle From Animal Crossing

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QuestZDoom released last month and gives Oculus Quest users a way to play classic Doom games and mods in full 6DoF VR. Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Doom Eternal both released on March 20, which led to people joking about Doomguy and Isabelle becoming best friends.

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How to buy Bitcoin

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Emerging Tech How-To Bitcoin Coinbase Coinbase Pro cryptocurrency Tier 4The most popular form of cryptocurrency is now widely accepted around the world and has numerous applications.

Best Oculus Quest Games And Apps To Sideload Via SideQuest

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But what are the best Oculus Quest apps to sideload? Want to know how to do it on Quest? Be sure to follow our guide right here. You might want to give our report on Oculus’ Content Guidelines and sideloading a read before you jump into the thick of it.

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How to pair an Apple Watch with your iPhone

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Are you new to the Apple Watch and unsure how to get started? This guide gives you the step-by-step on how to pair or unpair your Apple Watch with your iPhone. Apple How-To Mobile Apple Watch apple watch tips how to pair an apple watch

How to use Bixby

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How to make SteamVR input work with Unity XR Interaction Toolkit in Unity

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Today’s post is a bit technical, but it will help some VR devs out there to have fewer headaches. SteamVR is a great solution to develop cross-platform applications, and so is Unity (Image by Valve). I was working on a consultancy project with Unity, that had to be cross-platform.

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How to use Instagram Reels

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Here's how to share and discover content. How-To Mobile Social Media Instagram Instagram Reels tiktokInstagram Reels might be TikTok deja vu, but it can still be fun.

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How to gameshare on an Xbox One

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However, you'll have to give away some secure info to make it work. Gaming How-To gameshare gamesharing Tier 4 Xbox One Xbox One XGamesharing on Xbox One will let you share most of your digital game library with a friend.

How to install fonts on a Mac

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We show you how to install fonts on a Mac as well as how to preview and organize your new fonts with ease. Apple Computing How-To add new fonts to Mac guide Mac font download how to put new fonts in Mac Mac font management MacOS fonts Tier 4

How to fix Vive controllers not working inside SteamVR games

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Recently I had a big issue with my VR controllers in SteamVR (both with Oculus and Vive) and so I’m writing this post to try to help you in solving it. I bought my Vive to experiment with 7Invensun eye tracking and I was really enthusiast about trying eye-tracked UX.

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GUIDE: How To Sideload Content On Oculus Quest Using SideQuest

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This guide will run you through all the steps required to start sideloading content on your Oculus Quest. As a result, Facebook decided to implement a curation policy for content that appears on the Quest through the Oculus Store. This policy operates in a similar manner to traditional consoles like an Xbox or PlayStation, but it was a relatively new idea for VR. While care should be taken when participating in such activity, the term also applies to everyday tech situations.

How to open RAR files

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Whether you're running Windows or MacOS, there are a few methods you can use to get access to RAR archives. Computing How-To 7-zip RAR Tier 4 UnrarWe will walk you through the process, step by step.

How to gameshare on PlayStation 4

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Modern consoles allow players to share their game libraries with friends digitally. Save some cash with this step-by-step guide on how to gameshare on a PS4. Gaming How-To gameshare gamesharing Playstation 4 PS4 Tier 4 Video Games

How to activate AR in your Oculus Quest Home Menu

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Today I was reading Upload VR, and I’ve found a very interesting article by David Heaney stating that now it is possible to use your real environment as your Oculus Quest Home environment. If you want to activate this feature, you have to run Oculus Quest runtime version 16.

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How to copy and paste

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Knowing how to copy and paste can make things easier. This handy guide will make sure you know how to do both. Computing How-To copy and paste keyboard shortcut MacOS Tier 4 Windows

How to watch the Democratic National Convention

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How-To News 2020 election Democratic Convention how to watch Joe Biden Kamela HarrisThe convention takes place from Aug. 17 through Aug.

How to make a Minecraft server

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Want to make a Minecraft server so you can play with your friends? It's easier than you'd think, thanks to numerous options that allow tons of flexibility. Computing Gaming How-To gaming guides minecraft minecraft server Multiplayer

How to choose an external hard drive

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You need to back up your PC or mobile device, but you don't know how to choose an external drive that works best for your needs. We're here to help you decide. Buying Guides Computing External drive Hard Drive How-To SSD storage Tier 4

How to clean an oven safely and correctly

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Here's the best way to clean a dirty oven inside and out, even with tough stains and without harsh chemicals. How-To Smart Home how to clean an oven induction oven oven cleaning guide Ovens smart oven stovetopCleaning your oven is a chore, but well worth it.