I am sure most of our regular readers remember the Apollo 11 experience. Not only is it great VR but the story harks back to a great time in American history. It was the first VR experience of one our writers, Michelle Figueras and it made her cry.
The developers have started a Kickstarter campaign, just like they did with Apollo 11. The team has some of the most comprehensive maps and 3D models of the wreck site which they are using to create a realistic exploration experience. The team is also using motion capture, face-scanning technology, and professional voice actors to immerse users in the story and relate to the people involved. The goal is to create an accurate portrayal of events, so it is not only educational but also emotional and very engaging.
Just with Apollo 11. The story is divided into a historical story view and an interactive portion. The team will release the experience in two sections. The first release will be the story mode with the second released section the immersive experience, where you will be able to witness key events through the eyes of the survivors.
The campaign aims to raise €50,000 EUR by 2nd March, with a range of funding tiers available from €5 all the way up to €6,000 with the €3,000 option getting you to Ireland to have yourself scanned and become a member of the experience!
The target platforms are the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Sony PSVR, regular desktop, and PS4.