Esport VR – game Exodus Burned

Great article about Exodus Burned from PoeHao, John Ensberg, thanks John!

Please read full article here (in Dutch) or here (in English).

The virtual reality-developers studio Pillow’s Willow are well known for their awardwinning game Spark of Light. Now they present their latest brainchild: Exodus Burned: a virtual reality –game, which is immediately suited as an esport. You use your body as your controller. Exodus Burned is a combination of an obstacle course and an escape room. Ambitious, different and great.

To play Exodus Burned you need a harness equipped with sensors. The sensors transmit their position wirelessly to a router which is connected with a laptop or pc. You can wear the harness over your clothing so you don’t have to wear a special suit. The players are completely unrestricted in their movements, unlike setups with Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. The used technique is developed by VRee, a Dutch company also from Eindhoven.

Exodus Burned has you playing 1 vs 1 up to 4 vs 4. You are in a rudderless spaceship heading for a star and you have 10 minutes to get to the escape pod. Barring your way are puzzles and challenges, and players from the other team. In some challenges you face them directly, in other puzzles you just have to beat their score.

Developer Pillow’s Willow is creating more puzzles and challenges as we speak. It is hard to play Exodus Burned in your living room, so keep on the lookout for it in arcades near you.

 



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