Yup yup, now I've got you.  We were shooting at the same thing, just
you described it way better.  It's a bloomin marvelous idea man, let's
hope it catches on with a dev or 2.

On 11/23/09, dark <d...@xgam.org> wrote:
> It's the idea of two people on one computer with a set of headphones, ----
> and thus a full sterrio field, each, that I'm driving at here.
>
> As I said, imagine troopanum, with each player having control over a
> different gun with it's own targiting sound, cooperatively trying to shoot
> down the spaceships, ---- or competing against each other for score.
>
> This has been possible for main stream players by having two characters on
> the same screen right sinse the 1970's, ---- mulotiple headphone jacks would
> make it just as possible in audio.
>
> Of course, external speakers might be an option, but personally I've never
> had any luck playing complex audio games with speakers at all.
>
> Beware the grue!
>
> Dark.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Scott Chesworth" <scottcheswo...@gmail.com>
> To: "Gamers Discussion list" <gamers@audyssey.org>
> Sent: Monday, November 23, 2009 5:18 AM
> Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Multiple headphone jacks and gaming?
>
>
>> Other than the fact that a passive splitter jack halves the signal
>> each set of headphones are being sent, which most likely wouldn't even
>> make a particularly noticeable difference unless you're using mega
>> good cans, there's nothing but fun to this idea.  I remember playing
>> Mortal Kombat 3 and some flavour of Quake over LAN when I was at a
>> college with a very liberal IT department hehe, but in actual coding
>> terms I should imagine playing over LAN isn't too much different then
>> playing over whatever protocol people choose to use to connect gamers
>> over the internet, except there'd probably be even more tech support
>> involved for the devs because LAN options are way easier to mess up.
>>
>> Dark, were you thinking more along the lines of a 2 player setup where
>> each player has half the keyboard or if a game was turn-based?  So 2
>> people yes, but on one computer, as opposed to more traiditional LAN
>> or net play?
>>
>> If so, it sounds like fun.
>> Actually even if not, it sounds like fun.
>>
>> Scott
>>
>> On 11/23/09, dark <d...@xgam.org> wrote:
>>> mmmm, where did I say I was going to wear two sets?
>>> I was thinking of this for having the advantage of a complete and complex
>>> sterrio environment for multiplayer audio games, ---- multiplayer
>>> meaning, ---- two people!
>>> I tested the jack myself by plugging in two sets of headphones and
>>> listening
>>> to the quality on both successively, ---- sinse the last thing I'd want
>>> when
>>> I'm sitting down to watch through Doctor who with my friend is to
>>> suddenly
>>> find one set of headphones had pants audio quality!
>>> Beware the Grue!
>>>
>>> Dark.
>>>
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