Playing Microsoft Flight Simulator on your computer is one thing, building your own setup, complete with multiple monitors, gauges, and joysticks is another. The two examples above fall under the latter category. Click here to see more of today’s most popular images, courtesy of Imgur.com. Continue reading to see yet another amazing DIY flight simulator setup.

You know you’re a hardcore gamer when you need to see yourself in third person walking down the street. Video after the break.

The virtual communities created by online games have provided us with a new medium for social interaction and communication. Avatar Machine is a system which replicates the aesthetics and visuals of third person gaming, allowing the user to view themselves as a virtual character in real space via a head mounted interface. The system potentially allows for a diminished sense of social responsibility, and could lead the user to demonstrate behaviors normally reserved for the gaming environment

[via Geekologie]