Acer Predator Thronos 'Gaming Throne' starts at 18000 euros

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    " Mooom I need a new chair.... "
     
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    How would i fit my race wheel/pedals/gearshift to this ?
     
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    Sweet! Cheap compared to an Apple monitor stand :D
     
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    Can i do pizza on this?
     
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    Without a native way to attach peripherals like a wheel, pedals and shifter, this seems like a poorly thought out device (I looked into it more and no, it really doesn't have anything). How can you make a gaming chair and not allow for that? Nearly every gaming chair/rig in existence was purpose built for racing games. It looks like it may be possible to duck-tape them on though.

    I can't find info on the screen(s) coming down but I wouldn't want to be looking up all the time.

    Not that anyone here would buy this monstrosity. That price is absurd. That said, I like that Acer bothered making this ridiculous thing at all.
     
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    Only 2 year warranty wow.
    So for 25k 2 years for 2.5k you can find with 3-5 years.
     
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    Thats actually the Imperator gaming chair/rig with extra leds.
     
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    Getting out of that in a hurry when you have a stomach cramp... :p
     
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    For that money I'd expect a built in porta-potty :D
     

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    Custom built this probably would still cost less. But it does look like... it could be out of some movie.
     
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    ...which should put the player with "deep impact vibration effects" directly into the action.

    [​IMG]
     
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    And that Imperator Works IW-R1 is a $3.6K chair. That's also worth mentioning. Also interesting: comes in two 180kg + 60kg boxes/530lbs total.
     
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    before i would buy this, i would rather spend 50K on a 360 VR seat..
     
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    The Laughing Ma Ancient Guru

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    Uh buy a real car for the price and you haven't got to worry about that.
     
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    Only 18 000. I'll take three please.
     
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    I'd get one if I had a big room spare to use as a game room. It would look great next to a pool table and pinball machine, some SEGA arcades and a massive TV/seating area. Bar in the corner, of course.
     
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    If you had the money to buy this, you could probably just put a nice 80/20 race sim rig with DD wheel and Heusinkveld pedals and triple screens and VR right next to it.
     
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    That concept art so desolate. Just alone in a giant concrete room inside his gaming metamorphosis pod.
     
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    This is the most retarded thing I've seen in a while.
     
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