The lights are on
With the Oculus Rift now getting into the hands of developers around the world, a flood of simulations and tech demos are starting to emerge. The latest comes out of the Exile Game Jam in Vallekilde, Denmark. If you've ever wanted the experience of having your head separated from your body, you can thank Erkki Trummal, Andre' Berlemont, and Morten Burnjberg for this guillotine simulator.
Well, actually, it's not a guillotine simulator. It's a guillotine victim simulator, and it was made in just two days. In the video below, you'll see how the trio enhanced the Disunion experience with body positioning and external stimuli.
The Oculus Rift opens up a number of new possibilities for immersive experiences. This form of experimentation, though macabre, tests not only the capabilities for new methods of interaction with digital experiences, but also how we as a society react to them. You can read more about the Exile Game Jam on the official website.
[Source: Andre' Berlemont (Vimeo)]
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Its like a visual (eye only) rollercoaster. Lol but it is cool.
That's kind of cool.
Well-placed resources right there, baby.
just think of playing this drunk or on LSD
This is a bit disturbing don't you think?
So it's trying to offer an out-of-body experience. Cool, but... Not the way I'd go about it. If this was part of a story driven game, it could be cool, but as just a quick sim... No thank you. I'd like to have my head connected to my body for the foreseeable future.