If they have a Gear VR at home, they’re used to seeing these sleek, commercially produced games.
And in talking about that event, we were joking that we should get some restaurant buzzers because that would be easy to call people back when it was their turn.
Their aim was to play with the space between mediated space and live performance.
“There’s a sort of non-stated belief system that exists that when you are not physically present, aren’t live with someone else, and rather they’re just a sort of avatar of themselves in the social media world that they feel that they can say or do anything without responsibility,” says Moletress.
It’s a new, kind of out there thing, and programming work for VR that’s been more serious and politically engaging critical work, there’s such a clash between the person who’s ready for an entertaining novelty experience and the content of the work.” They baked it all into a greasy spoon diner model complete with sassy, rude high school wait staff.
If a VR headset or computer malfunction, they’re “out of it” on the menu.