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Dinosaurs first appeared during the Triassic period, 231.4 million years ago, and were the dominant terrestrial vertebrates for 135 million years, from the beginning of the Jurassic (about 201 million years ago) until the end of the Cretaceous (66 million years ago).
Time travel machines have not yet appeared on Kickstarter. Therefore if you'd like to see what Dinosaurs were like, the next best thing is in virtual reality with the Oculus Rift. The Dinosaurs demo developed by exou is primarily intended as a learning tool for kids. Aren't we all kids at heart?

The demo consists of the following Dinosaurs; Spinosaurus, Centrosaurus, Brachiosaurus, Compsognathus, Tyrannosaurus-Rex (T-Rex), Ankylosaurus, Stegosaurus, Gastornis, Brontosaurus, Parasaurolophus, Triceratops, Velociraptors, Dilophosaurus, Giganotosaurus, Deinonychus and Pterodactyle.

Download Dinosaurs Oculus Rift Demo

  • Oculus Mode: Tested on Direct and Extended. Both OK
  • Unzip to a folder
  • Run dino_DirectToRift.exe

Dinosaurs VR Oculus Rift Demo Controls
Esc: Exit
SPACE bar: Menu
Arrow Keys to select Dinosaur and ENTER to select
AWSD or Cursor keys to move around.
E Key: Rotate 90 Degrees
Shift: Run

Cost: Free
Barf Factor: 10/10
Performance: 10/10
Test Machine Specifications
*10 is no barf, 0 instant barf



Steven Paterson

Based in California. I am Scottish, I like Scotch and, oh yeah, a little VR too.