Nintendo Labo - DIY cardboard peripherals for Switch

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  1. Nesh

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    Ok. I thought that was the price just for the cardboard. Regardless, even €30-40 for a carboard is expensive
     
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    Yeah it is not durable like say Meccano, but I like the concept a lot and has massive potential.
    Challenge is keeping it within reasonable costs (part of this is probably set margins within Nintendo) that probably explains the design considerations.
    But then Amazon seemed to do ok with their cardboard VR, makes me shudder though looking at it :)
     
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    It had better ship with Paper Mario.
     
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    What I don't understand is it two different pieces of software?
     
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    if nintendo is still nintendo, it will be as cumbersome as possible.

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    They are saying you can download the cutouts. If you can download the cutouts presumably you can have infinite replacements for free assuming you can get some cardboard for free. That would mean it wouldn't look as fancy as the specific colored official Nintendo premade cardboard, but it would be free.
     
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    I can't see my son using that without breaking it in a instant, and even if the idea isn't bad, the price is just ridiculous...
     
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    In terms of durabilty per dollar, I'd rate heavy duty cardboard quite high actually. You just have to keep it dry.
     
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    Is it only me that reads this as "labia" on first glance, every time?
     
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    no, thats a peripheral for a certain kind of VR games.
     
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    Probably one of the better projects out there showing the cardboard potential, and importantly looks like they all had fun.
    Still, considering the price it would probably work out cheaper to buy a 2nd hand instrument in most of these cases (when also including the Switch price).
    A fun setup though, which is what matters and great way to encourage engagement for children




    And also a brief behind the scenes:
     
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