Now with support for Google Cardboard! (Recommended for iPhone6+, which fills the headset perfectly)
Despite the silly name, Google Cardboard lets you get a little peek at what the Oculus Rift is going to be like when it launches... but at a very low cost that you can experiment with now, right on your iPhone!
Get a Google Cardboard headset here: https://www.google.com/get/cardboard/get-cardboard/
...and then just drop your iPhone into the headset and you have a 3-D VR racing sim!
Tilt your head forwards for gas, back for brake, and left and right to steer.
And, if you get Stradale-IO from Stradale.net, and run it on a desktop Mac, then you can use your joystick or racing wheel to drive, and tilt your head to look around the virtual 3-D world as you drive in it!
Since the Google Cardboard headset has a pair of 45-mm bi-convex lenses (one per eye), and Stradale renders the view for each one of your eyes into the appropriate lens, your eyes are getting the exact same information that they would if the world you were racing in was real… and 3-D. The virtual world you are driving in actually looks BIG. You simply cannot believe that a world that BIG could fit on a phone that SMALL! This is a little peak at the next generation of VR, without having to wait for the Oculus Rift.
Also, the App is now $1.99 and include all the cars and tracks... no need to mess around with In-App purchase any more, starting with this version.
Stradale.net for more info!
This is the racing sim that >I< think we need.
The physics are as realistic as those in X-Plane, with engine power, tire cohesion, and aerodynamic drag and downforce all accurately modeled.
The tracks are the most fantastic things I could dream up... tracks that... COULD exist.
Now, with 500+ horsepower supercars and realistic physics, you can tackle those tracks that only exist in our imagination, but COULD be built in reality if we ever dared...
And, with in iPhone 6+ and a cheap Google Cardboard headset, you can do the whole thing in 3-D VR... which is really quite amazing. The world looks HUGE in there!
- August 05, 2014 Initial release
- August 08, 2014 New version 1.03
- April 29, 2015 New version 1.06
- May 16, 2015 New version 1.07
- June 13, 2015 New version 1.10
- June 28, 2015 New version 1.11
- July 09, 2015 New version 1.12
- October 20, 2015 New version 1.14
- October 20, 2015 Price increase: FREE! -> $1.99