Dactyl Nightmare 2 - Race For The Eggs!

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The [Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game by Virtuality, Ltd. [Virtuality Group]

 
DESCRIPTION
 
[Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game

Dactyl Nightmare 2 - Race For The Eggs! © 1994 Virtuality.


The Race for the eggs, suitable for 1-4 players on the SU2000 unit. The world is about to be invaded yet again. Pit your wits against the prehistoric Dactyl as it lays eggs everywhere. Find an egg and simply take it back to the central chamber to score big points!

You have 4 different themed chambers to visit and opponents will try anything to make you drop an egg - even shoot you. The Dactyl alerts everyone when you pick up an egg by shrieking-so watch out. Look out for the golden egg its worth 3 normal eggs. All the time the clock is ticking away. You won't sleep through this nightmare.
TECHNICAL
 
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Dactyl Nightmare 2 - Race For The Eggs! machine
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SU2000 Hardware

Type of interface : Imersive -HMD-
Physical posture : Stand-up
Motion of the platform : No
Controls : 3-D joystick (with tracking)
Computer platform : 486 PC
Type of display : Virtuality Visette 2
Tracking : Polhemus Insidetrack
Size of the Unit : 4 x 4 H 50 inches
Unit Description : Stand Alone POD.

Virtuality Visette 2 visor specifications :
High impact polymer construction
Shock absorbing tough design
Weight : 645 grams/1.4 lbs
Size : Width=215mm/8,4ins; Height=95mm/3,7ins; Min depth=295mm/11,6ins; Max depth=345mm/13,5ins
Hygienic closed cell replaceable comfort pads
Inter-Pupillary adjustment : 58mm/2.2ins to 70mm/2.7ins
Field of view per eye : Horizontal=60° Vertical=46.87°
-Visual resolution : 756x244 pixels

Graphical Information:
Texture mapping capability : Yes
Number of polygon per second : 30,000 texture map p/s f:20-25 f/s
Number of Max. Moving objects : 512
Other Graphical Info : support Gouraud Shading, Texture Mapping, Flat Shading.

Sound :
Type of Sound : 8MB 16 Bit sample. (Stereo)
Music Background : Yes (CDs)

Network Information :
Max. Number of units networked locally : 8
Max. Number of units networked remotely : No (in the future ISDN)

Other Technical Description :
Mic Net connection between players
TRIVIA
 
'Cybermind UK' purchased the intellectual property of 'Virtuality' in 1997 as part of a bankruptcy settlement. On Mach 2004 'Arcadian Virtual Reality L.L.C.' acquired the assets of Cybermind UK's virtual reality business.
SOURCES
 
Game's picture.
Game's screenshots.
Official website: http://www.arcadianvr.com/SU_2000_SOFTWARE_DACTYL_RFE.htm

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