Virtual Reality’s Mainstream Moment: Ready Player One
I remember it like it was yesterday: March 28, 2015, the day Ready Player One and its corresponding virtual reality (VR) game, The Oasis, were simultaneously released. While it is true that Avatar 2 released its own VR game months earlier in 2007 it wasn’t until Ready Player One’s “The Oasis” that VR games were […]
Will Ready Player One Ever Become a Real Game?
Ready Player One is a book written by Ernest Cline in 2011. On March 30, 2018, the feature length film will debut in movie theaters, but will there ever be a real virtual reality game like the one found in Ready Player One? In the novel, The OASIS is a virtual universe, containing thousands of […]
Looking Back on Virtual Reality
When my kids were teenagers I used to wonder why they spent all their time on Snapchat, Peach, and Tinder, but it’s been fun to watch them fret over their kids’ obsession with virtual reality. While my kids grew up playing Minecraft, my grandkids have grew up in Minecraft. For what it’s worth, I enjoy […]