AstroSurf is an experiment in creating shared vertiginous experiences. In spite of the promise of VR technology—to transport us to worlds other than our own—the incumbent headsets often delimit experiences to an individual perspective.
AstroSurf explores an alternative: large scale, dome screen, overhead projection.
AstroSurf is an invitation to play together; alongside, above, and below those around you, and amidst all the other intrepid star sailors.
Race through space in this fast-paced multiplayer infinite runner. No holds barred high-octane orbital action awaits. Strap on your jetpacks and take to the stars. Zigzag betwixt orbital debris against awe-inspiring space vistas. Prepare yourself for a sensory experience that is out of this world. Meteoric fun-fueled frolics for all the family. Sick bags and safety belts not included.
James Manning (Concept & Design)
William Goddard (Code and Co-design)
Jordan Browne (Music)
Design & Play Exhibition at RMIT University, April 2016.
Part of the Melbourne Knowledge Week.
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