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What AR and VR Can Learn from MMOs

In this 2017 GDC session, MMO designer Raph Koster talks about the social and ethical implications of turning the real world into a virtual world, and how the lessons of massively multiplayer virtual worlds are more relevant than ever.
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“Future Possible”: ABC Radio Interview

…so here’s an ABC radio interview with my fine self and the lovely Adelaide Rief about our upcoming speaking event as part of the “Future Possible” Series, during which I even made [some sort of] sense banging on about Augmented Reality, Digital Fiction, Virtual Reality, Tilt Brush, and monsters [of course]. And here’s a *massive* […]
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Google Producing An AR/VR Hybrid Headset?

Engadget says while the headset has a screen, its feature may lean more on augmented reality. It’s not clear what that would look like yet, but it could mean the device is closer to Microsoft’s HoloLens than something like the Oculus Rift. According to Recode, the original device had been designed to compete with other […]
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Star Wars HoloChess AR Game

LucasArts and Tippett, the founder of Tippett Studio, decided to collaborate to bring the augmented reality game to life. HoloGrid Monster Battle looks like the HoloChess game seen in some Star Wars movies including the latest release, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”. Tippett and his team will develop the said augmented reality game but not […]
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VR + AR: That “Wow Moment”

People who are excited about augmented and virtual reality like to talk about the “Wow Moment,” that time when someone first decides that the technology is going to change everything. These conversations tend to sound like something you’d hear hanging out with a bunch of Timothy Leary acolytes. Once your mind has been opened, there’s no going back. Source: […]