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Scent Sciences Corporation announces a device called ScentScape, which will bring the sense of smell into PC gaming (besides the already not-uncommon smells of B.O. and Cheetos) when it is released in the fourth quarter of this year, according to MCV. They say the USB device contains 20 scent wells, which games will trigger to let off a required scent such as pine forest, ocean, and smoke. Word is PC development kits are shipping this month and future support for consoles is planned.

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19. Re: Smell-O-Vision Feb 21, 2011, 15:16 Cutter
venomhed wrote on Feb 21, 2011, 12:14:
I'm in if they perfect the smell of Lanny Barbie's asshole.

I'd hit that shit like Ike hit Tina!

I can see this working with DNF, bad farts, stale beer and smelly pussy. Yummy! Just what I want when I'm gaming. Seriously though, this has been tried several times since the 50s and always fails miserably. Why on earth would they expect this to succeed? These things never work because A) they're just not necessary at all, even remotely B) No one wants to screw around ordering and replacing "scent" cartridges all the time C) most people don't like inhaling those sorts of chemicals.

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