Meet to Try Out Latest VR Demos and Network with VR Devs and Enthusiasts

May's meetup promises to be a good one.  We'll be at Microsoft's NYC headquarters in Times Square.  Please RSVP early to secure a spot.  See you soon!

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  • Matt M.

    This is a vibrant group of people that are pushing VR to the limits

    May 9, 2014

  • Sam E

    Thanks for the eye-opening demonstrations last night! I was so inspired that I went home and ordered a DK2. The estimated delivery date for new orders is August, so sounds like I better get my feet wet in Unity.

    May 9, 2014

  • Richard R.

    Great meeting everyone last night, looking forward to the next.

    @Mark McCorkle: re: the "old" stuff - I agree! I was talking a lot about VR history as well, having been active in the industry during the 90's. Eric mentioned that it might be a good topic to cover at one of the upcoming meetups . . . now if I could just find my Liquid Image HMD and Flock of Birds . . .

    May 9, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thank you to everyone who helped me out tonight and shared with me some really exciting, insightful, and innovative ideas about VR for my upcoming piece. I learned so much, and you were all so great. (Sorry to anyone I didn't get a chance to ambush.) Please feel free to stay in touch - [masked] - and I will definitely be at the next event.

    This show is slated to air late May/early June (TBD) so if you're interested in hearing the finished product, shoot me an e-mail and I'll keep you posted.

    1 · May 9, 2014

  • Mark M.

    So much cool stuff tonight. I mentioned to a few people tonight some REALLY old VR projects that might be worth looking into to see what they got right back when we first tried VR. Active Worlds ( was the precursor to Second Life and Open Croquet (a VR world browser from early 2000 -- now is called OpenCobalt -- is a Squeak / smalltalk based VR environment running on the existing http web (like a more complete Janus browser, but without Oculus support). And if anyone has any trouble setting up Janus / Firebox, I've got some knowhow with Linux and QT and I'll trade my skills to set it up in exchange for some Rift time!

    May 8, 2014

  • Jie F.

    man, just found this group, missed the event. hope we have another one soon

    May 8, 2014

  • Charlie

    Hi everyone, tomorrow should be a lot of fun. Are we meeting outside the building or on Microsoft's floor? Really looking forward to this.

    May 7, 2014

    • eric g.

      Microsoft is letting us use a room inside. Go to the Microsoft security desk and they will direct you to the proper place. See you tomorrow!

      May 7, 2014

  • Plaid K.

    I'm a NY Comic Artist (previous 3D game artist) interested in creating an Oculus Rift Comic Book Platform. Interested in seeing what everyone has developed!

    May 2, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey guys, I'm really excited to see the demos. Big fan of VR

    1 · April 30, 2014

    • eric g.

      Great! Looking forward to meeting you as well.

      May 1, 2014

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