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Happy to announce the Official Theme of the Hack is.....


Pertaining to something from the past (in a nostalgic way)...

Do you have a favorite FPS or a classic game you love to play?

Wouldn't it be awesome to turn your favorite 8 bit games in to a VR Experience.

Here are some great examples of retro games turned into VR Experiences.

Retro VR Game Links

Hopefully these videos will help give you some ideas of what type of RETRO experience YOU might want to do turn into a Virtual Reality Experience!!!

The mission is simple: Break into teams and try to use VR to create RETRO Filled experiences

Here is the proposed schedule for the weekend:

Breakfast (Will have breakfast snacks & coffee)

Sat Morning 9am- Meet, brainstorm, and break into groups based on skills and experience.

Lunch (Attendees must provide their own food)

Sat Afternoon- Work on prototypes in groups.

Dinner (Will provide dinner)

Sat Night- Keep working, tinkering, and iterating on prototypes. Peoplespace will be open all night for those who would like to stay and burn the midnight oil.

Breakfast (Will have breakfast snacks & coffee)

Sun Morning 9am - Peoplespace opens at 8am. Coffee and donuts will help start the day.

Sun Day- Keep working on iterating designs/builds. Experienced VR developers will come around to advise and assist groups on finishing projects.

Lunch (We will provide)

Sun Afternoon- Around 3 we will all get together to share our ideas/designs with each other and pitch to a panel of judges.

Each team must provide a stand alone build of the demo by no later than 4pm on Sunday in order to be submitted for the judges approval.

Hope you all have a RETRO-RIFT-IC Time Muahahahaha....

Love Dylan ;-D