SPACEHIKER: A Zero-G Adventure
A downloadable game for Windows
SPACEHIKER is a small VR tech demo made as a proof-of-concept for the use of the LEAP Motion as a means of immersive, physical movement in a completely 3D zero gravity environment.
SPACEHIKER is built for use with the Oculus Rift DK2 and Leap Motion.
Movement is quite possibly the largest hurdle for virtual reality. Our goal with this project was to confront this issue head-on, by using the LEAP to allow the user immersive, free movement in a 3D space.
It is recommended to have lots of room around you while playing SPACEHIKER. Also, sit or stand the Oculus-recommended distance away from your DK2's tracker.
Use your hands to push yourself off of the spaceship's walls in order to reach the end destination. Rotate yourself by holding a hand to either the left or right side of the leap tracking area. And also, try not to let yourself drift away into space.
Oculus Rift DK2 and Leap Motion hand tracker
Windows 7+ (64x)
DK2 Runtime 0.7
Identical to Oculus's recommended system specs for the Consumer Version 1.
NOTE FROM DEVELOPER: Due to a very strange and unfortunate glitch, I was unable to apply the LEAP-recommended overlay effect to SPACEHIKER. I spent quite awhile troubleshooting this, but I ran out of time. I'd like to apologize for this, as I am well aware that this is an excellent and necessary feature.
Extract to a new folder. Run SPACEHIKER.exe.
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