LGR Oddware: SpaceOrb 360 RealLife 3D Game Controller

18 sty 2019
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Spacetec IMC was responsible for a range of successful Spaceball 3D input devices. NASA even used one to control their Mars rovers! Then they came out with a PC gamepad in 1996, and eh.
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  • I still think they should have gone with the name Screwball in the end.

    tugatomsktugatomsk17 godzin temu
  • 6:16 Is that a space elevator music ? ^^

    Friday CaliforniaaFriday Californiaa3 dni temu
  • could you try playing some of the same games with a 3dconnexion space mouse? I doubt they're compatible (maybe possible on an emulator??) but I know the ergonomics are much better, wonder how much the new tech/design changes overall experience.

  • Give me dual joysticks for Descent anyday.

    MK4000MK400012 dni temu
  • Hahaha weak hands work em out bubba love your stuff keep it up

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  • 4:50

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    TheDwarvenDefenderTheDwarvenDefender17 dni temu
  • I wonder how well you could control a drone with this thing.

    JH-MJH-M17 dni temu
  • I pity any parents during those times whose child drove them mad until they bought him that useless gimmick of a device, with the child being adamant that it was the best thing ever and that he would use it forever... only for it to be shoved aside after a couple of days, pretty much never to be used again. $99 down the drain. Like with so many other such gimmicky peripherals of the 80's and 90's, when gaming consoles and PCs were such a new thing.

    WarpRulezWarpRulez18 dni temu
  • Awesome video. 😎👍 But I prefer the Playstation Controller Anytime. 😄✌

    Yohanan ArjoonYohanan Arjoon19 dni temu
  • You have a radio worthy voice

    EnglertRacing96EnglertRacing9619 dni temu
  • So it's like joystick with twist axis.

    Zhanna ReichZhanna Reich20 dni temu
  • Honestly, I think the lack of sales was because computer geeks were already picked on for "playing with their joystick" and were never going to deal with "playing with someone's squishy balls".

    Ernie MillerErnie Miller21 dzień temu
  • The wrist strain explains why the other samples you showed were desktop based and not handheld.

    Ernie MillerErnie Miller21 dzień temu
  • reminds me of the bandai pippin

    just a dude on youtubejust a dude on youtube23 dni temu
  • 9:21 rock and rule

    farhadinho9farhadinho925 dni temu

    Feck Eric-SchmidtFeck Eric-Schmidt28 dni temu
  • the bad design choices and stiffness and cheapness of the controller aside, can we all take a moment of reflection that not once did LGR even mention that it is effectively western-inverted/japanese-standard, back of the head camera controls that this emulates ("twisted the ball to the left" was right after he twitches his thumb too far to the *right*), which means they absolutely succeeded at the level of intuition they set out for with emulating controlling the back of the head? i literally never hear the end of people whining about my preference for 'back of the head' X/Y-axis camera controls and how it doesn't make sense, so that this is never even mentioned as an issue is incredibly impressive to me. ...or clint is a filthy inverted camera control diehard and didn't even notice to mention it, in which case, hell yea, m'dude! i only assumed because your history with games doesn't seem to include many japanese games, and inverted X-axis was quite rare in western games until more recently ime~

    Нет ТыБлядНет ТыБлядMiesiąc temu
  • I still have my SpaceOrb (2 actually). I used it to basically school all of my friends in the original Descent. You simply couldn't move in 3D space with a mouse and WASD like you could with a spaceorb. Last time I used mine it had a horrible drift issue - but that may have been a stuck reset switch. It would be nice to see a revamp of this device, to be honest.

    S D CS D CMiesiąc temu
  • Omg, I remember Monster Truck Madness. Used to be my jam! Along with Bonzi Buddy and Windows Media Player lol

    SteepSteepMiesiąc temu
  • This was one of the best controllers once you became adjusted to it. I used to be able to blow my flatmates away who were all using mouse/kb using one of these when we would lan play. It softens up after a bit of use and you become accustomed to it. It's good.

    bytraperbytraperMiesiąc temu
  • *D O N O T G R A B T H E B A L L*

    dustisdeadbodies85dustisdeadbodies85Miesiąc temu
  • Struggles walking left for a full minute "Ah, you must be the strafe master!"

    ThatSuaveRaptorThatSuaveRaptorMiesiąc temu
  • Hehe spaceballs

    ThadThadMiesiąc temu
  • Yooo what are those jackets called, the one he's wearing at the end of the video? Looking stylish my dude.

    Miz MartsMiz MartsMiesiąc temu
  • LGR: My hand is crying out for me to stop. My dirty mind: *activate me bish, activate me*

    Emma VerdeEmma VerdeMiesiąc temu
  • Hit white man plays with huge black balls

    Zackary StrangeZackary StrangeMiesiąc temu
  • I remember seeing this thing as a kid and thought it had to be the coolest thing. I mean, my PC game controller was cheap. Certainly not a hundred dollars! It had to be really good!

    1chi TheKilr1chi TheKilrMiesiąc temu
  • 90'cl t look illiou

    Nightmare 9Nightmare 9Miesiąc temu
  • The late 90s never change lmao...yeah no shit

    Luke GlasbyLuke Glasby2 miesięcy temu
  • I’m betting you that even someone with jacked up muscles would feel the strain because i used to be a guy and i remember my wrists killing me when i had one back in the day

    Rondo MacheteRondo Machete2 miesięcy temu
  • Are you the 8bit guy's son

    SvenSven2 miesięcy temu
  • this thing versus the demon destroyer gunn. Which is worse?

    MajinTailsMajinTails2 miesięcy temu
  • I would love to see you do a How its Made episode! Dubbed by LGR!

    Pol AyerPol Ayer2 miesięcy temu
  • The best input method is the xbox one controller

    uvuweve osasuvuweve osas2 miesięcy temu
  • Dude vibin' good time .

    Chrome PhugboiThe 3rdChrome PhugboiThe 3rd2 miesięcy temu
  • Introducing “ Spaceballs: The Spaceball”. Now let me scroll down to see how many thousands of others have already made this joke.

    Riko J. AmadoRiko J. Amado2 miesięcy temu
  • Dude, stop twisting your balls!

    biboKrallebiboKralle2 miesięcy temu
  • No, you pushed the ball right.

    Huss OttersHuss Otters2 miesięcy temu
  • Is it me or does the promo voiceover sound like Anthony Padilla?

    oliverbot12oliverbot122 miesięcy temu
  • I suspect a big part of the problem here is that they built this as a handheld controller, rather than a tabletop controller with a decently heavy base. If the base were more or less stationary I think the ball control would probably be easier to handle.

    TetsujinTetsujin2 miesięcy temu
  • 0:32 - "Especially those with six degrees of freedom" So... Descent, basically.

    TetsujinTetsujin2 miesięcy temu
  • MX518! My favourite mouse. There's one on my floor right now, discarded because the rubber is sticky and it's so well used it's kind of gross. Couldn't source a new one for a decent price so I had to get a different one, couldn't let her go though.. Best thing ever.

    CWx DafCWx Daf3 miesięcy temu
  • Nobody: the mid 90's: O̴ ̷R̷ ̴B̴

    SteampunkFoxSteampunkFox3 miesięcy temu
  • If only we had a device that could move the camera in-game freely in an intuitive way.

    Deyvson Moutinho CalimanDeyvson Moutinho Caliman4 miesięcy temu
  • This could be pretty neat if it was set up like an Atari joystick

    Josh AdamsJosh Adams4 miesięcy temu
  • i like my ps4 controller not this vintage game controller

    Liviu JaponiaLiviu Japonia4 miesięcy temu
  • The introduction video reminds me of interdimensional TV from rick and morty

    Noah FujiiNoah Fujii4 miesięcy temu
  • Love it when my hand yells at me to stop...

    I Paper ProI Paper Pro5 miesięcy temu
  • Everyone discovered that adding a button to a mouse or holding down ctrl every now and then was far cheaper than these stupid devices.

    RussellRussell5 miesięcy temu
  • I bought one in the 90s to play Quake on. I was using keyboard and mouse, and there was a good bit of hype that this controller was superior, once you got used to it. I eventually was able to control fairly well, but after a couple of months I never really got the level of aim I wanted, and the lack of keys/buttons was starting to get very annoying. I do recall getting frustrated sometimes at the pressure required to keep moving forwards all the time. In the end, I went back to keyboard and mouse, and sold it off. I think it was a cool idea, but the keyboard + mouse combo is just so flexible and easy to use.

    Scott HowardScott Howard5 miesięcy temu
  • That promo could not be more 90's if it included Bill Clinton playing the saxophone and Will Smith on a skateboard saying "parents just don't understand"...

    ZergrushEddieZergrushEddie5 miesięcy temu
  • here's my tip about how to use this controller: 1-DON'T!

    Mouzekiller83Mouzekiller835 miesięcy temu
  • this guy is nasty grabbed a grip on the ball.....

    TGAPro MKMTGAPro MKM5 miesięcy temu
  • 14:20 "You're moving and looking with the same input, and that's just not a good idea at all." That's exactly how I feel about Doom and Wolf 3D's "mouse makes you move forward and backwards" schtick. Makes it disorienting to try and aim properly

    Braden ThompsonBraden Thompson5 miesięcy temu
    • @Space Detective lol speed has never been an issue in old school Wolfenstein

      Braden ThompsonBraden Thompson5 miesięcy temu
    • I hate it in DOOM, but I can actually adapt to it in Wolf3D. Not sure why, maybe it's how Wolf3D's movement works and feels. Fun fact: You can actually move faster with the mouse, or when combining the mouse with WASD, idr which. You know, in case you think BJ doesn't run fast enough.

      Space DetectiveSpace Detective5 miesięcy temu
  • Oddware why do you like computer old game old

    ferdinand xavier watt Anthonyferdinand xavier watt Anthony5 miesięcy temu
  • I wonder how this would work with star citizen

    Codyak13Codyak135 miesięcy temu
  • Wow! "The Space Orb Commutity" Where do they live? Me and my family would like to join.

    christiaan dockerschristiaan dockers5 miesięcy temu
  • oh man the 90s

    Philipp VoidPhilipp Void5 miesięcy temu
  • 6:40 "interactive"... One of the defining techy words back in the 90s

    El Fedora UsadoEl Fedora Usado5 miesięcy temu
  • Alright, but imagine if he got this working on modern day hardware and did this with elite dangerous.

    Mr. CatMr. Cat5 miesięcy temu
  • You're straight up making me want to spend my stimulus money on 90s tech bro lol

    TheYoungHylianLadTheYoungHylianLad5 miesięcy temu
  • 18:53 I spent HOURS as a kid marvelling at that pre-rendered fridge when I was a kid. Oh the '90s :)

    SleepDeprived42SleepDeprived425 miesięcy temu
  • Hurts my damn hand just watching this. Years and years of play guitar doesn’t help either. I would be out on this controller. Cool concept though.

    Eric BelincEric Belinc5 miesięcy temu
  • I think this would have worked better if it was more of a desktop thing instead of a handheld controller...

    Kajet SeifertKajet Seifert5 miesięcy temu

    Cre8 Salon PayrollCre8 Salon Payroll5 miesięcy temu
  • I'm pretty sure I've seen this on the shelves at EB (electronics boutique) as a teenager! They always had the gadgets that most of us couldn't afford. Ahh the 90's, miss them days.

    Common ConundrumCommon Conundrum5 miesięcy temu
  • 10/10, would twist and fondle

    ya-boi-meesya-boi-mees5 miesięcy temu
  • Where did you learn to fly vibes from that orb lmao

    UndersUnders5 miesięcy temu
  • Did u really just say "I have car pool tunnel." Well i guess they reel-e got you now. Ha Ye gr-L they reel-e g't u now

    nekrogoregasmnekrogoregasm5 miesięcy temu
  • I think that some xenomorph like alien race would appreciate this controller.

    Matt XMatt X5 miesięcy temu
  • I would be interested to see 3d modeling done with some of these controllers

    toomdogtoomdog5 miesięcy temu
  • Even if it doesn't really come out like they hope, I can always appreciate someone who tries working on such ideas. And those videos that come with it, SO very 1990's indeed to the point that I just can't get enough of it. lol maybe it's just a childhood thing...

    sik3xploitsik3xploit6 miesięcy temu
  • .... this actually looks useful as fuck for like blender especially with all those hotkeys

    BeginPanicAttackBeginPanicAttack6 miesięcy temu
  • I could just imagine using this in a flight sim

    noob saibotnoob saibot6 miesięcy temu
  • *T H E I N D E F E N S I B L E D E A T H B L O S S O M*

    Shawn ElliottShawn Elliott6 miesięcy temu
  • dafuq happened to the white balance?

    Ron KolRon Kol6 miesięcy temu