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The Great Roman Empire in VR


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What would it feel like going to this city in VR? This looks so much like an equal to any modern first world european city (save the technology). I wanna tour the ancient roman empire in VR one day complete with ancient roman costume and probably studying greek philosophies, latin language and roman history, etc... makes me wonder how persia, babylon, sumeria, egypt looked like as well...


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All you need is primitive VR (Oculus Rift) and a more advanced but equally malleable version of Minecraft & the possibilities are endless.



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Nice video find, though the graphics are't real enough. Should have used a game engine lol.


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the reconstruction of the Roman Forum is a not very precise. the colusseum is very close to Circus maximus and the acquadatum next to it is not so magestic.  Also in the colusseum in each door there was a statue. These statues had later be recycle at the end of the Roman empire since the major cities of the Mediterrean became Constantinople and Ravenna.


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I might rather visit greece. Romans were grand, but I'd like to experience the culture that basically birthed western civilization.
I think we lost interest in the future when all the things we were told were coming finally got here. Wasn't what we thought it was going to be. It's like when you keep bugging your folks for that one special toy for Christmas and when you finally get it, it's not as great as the vids made it look. Just doesn't run right. And you're so disappointed you shove it in the closet and never take it out again. "Maybe somebody should have labelled the future `Some Assembly Required'."

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I might rather visit greece. Romans were grand, but I'd like to experience the culture that basically birthed western civilization.

 

A culture that is so different between each city, you might as well give up on the origin. Unless you look towards Macedonia.


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Hey, for all we know, once VR is really up and running, going to the Colusseum to watch gladiator fights might once again become the national pasttime.  At least this time they're not dying for real.


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I might rather visit greece. Romans were grand, but I'd like to experience the culture that basically birthed western civilization.

 
A culture that is so different between each city, you might as well give up on the origin. Unless you look towards Macedonia.

Yeah, I know. I was thinking Athens sans slavery.
I think we lost interest in the future when all the things we were told were coming finally got here. Wasn't what we thought it was going to be. It's like when you keep bugging your folks for that one special toy for Christmas and when you finally get it, it's not as great as the vids made it look. Just doesn't run right. And you're so disappointed you shove it in the closet and never take it out again. "Maybe somebody should have labelled the future `Some Assembly Required'."

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I might rather visit greece. Romans were grand, but I'd like to experience the culture that basically birthed western civilization.

 
A culture that is so different between each city, you might as well give up on the origin. Unless you look towards Macedonia.

Yeah, I know. I was thinking Athens sans slavery.

 

 

Ah, the old Platonic Academy and Lyceum. 


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