Look and Feel

  DRIFT: Great colour style and visuals Hallways and tunnels with animated walls – can this be blended with AR? (Animation Cookbook…) http://uploadvr.com/drift-gear-vr/   MARE: Not over complicated with microscopic details ‘Straight to the point’ visually http://www.pcgamer.com/the-best-indie-vr-games-at-e3/   How devs deal with 4 problem areas in VR game design Useful information to be applied/thought about … More Look and Feel

Yellow Submarine (1968)

http://www.script-o-rama.com/movie_scripts/y/yellow-submarine-script-transcript-beatles.html   THOUGHTS WHILST WATCHING: Colourful, peaceful, musical beginning People chilling, being creative, playing, watching and listening to performers “Pepperland is a tickle of joy on the blue belly of the universe. It must be scratched.” The blue creatures attacking the poeple – reminds me of war type behaviour/invaders or an oppressive tyrant Who is … More Yellow Submarine (1968)

Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

I first came across this place via a Facebook post: https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fthisisinsiderart%2Fvideos%2F465875570249679%2F&show_text=1&width=560   Initially, I asked “who would take me (or go with me)” as a joke however Anna said she would actually like to go due to the relevance to her project. We discussed going there further via Facebook Messenger and I decided to check … More Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

Finding Context – Searching for Stories

Made a reddit account.   Posted into 3 sub reddits: ‘PsychD’ Uni Project from LSD ‘PsychD’ Uni Project from Heavymind ‘PsychD’ Uni Project from Psychonaut   Middle on got removed for some reason (unsure why…)   (Show feedback from ‘Sub Ruler/boss’)   So, far someone has pointed me out to this site: https://www.erowid.org/   Interesting … More Finding Context – Searching for Stories

The Book of Shaders

During my conversation with Jaygo, he mentioned using the book of shaders to come up with and explore ideas related to interactive design and creating an experience that allows users to be truly involved with my creation.       Snippets from the about page:           An artist Jaygo mentioned I … More The Book of Shaders

Opal Gemstones

  After randomly exploring YouTube, I came across the video above and found out something interesting. At the time of 13:22 in the video, the narrator mentions the term ‘opal gemstones’ and shows the image below: Once I’d seen this image, I immediately thought “Wow, a naturally occurring psychedelic effect!”. They remind me of rainbows … More Opal Gemstones

Interesting Sites and Stuff

An interesting list of games for inspiration: http://www.gameinformer.com/b/features/archive/2012/04/17/the-essential-playstation-network-game-list.aspx?PostPageIndex=3 Echochrome is a game that I came across before seeing this website – very interesting game as it uses optical illusions as a form of problem solving. Closure sounds and looks pretty interesting too however I’ve never played it:   Came across this Facebook page when I … More Interesting Sites and Stuff

Interesting Methods of User Input

http://www.choosemuse.com/developer-kit/ http://www.choosemuse.com/what-does-muse-measure/   Muse Headset Teardown (technical disassembly and explanation of components and uses) Ariel Garten: Thought Controlled Computing w/ InteraXon’s Muse Headband @ Compute Midwest 2013 Personal EEG devices (Neurosky, Muse, Emotiv) Emotiv’s New Neuro-Headset  detecting emotions, movements and behaviours training your brain for movements neuro-market research: instead of asking questions to consumers, you can … More Interesting Methods of User Input