MechVR post-mortem - Navigating design challenges for a VR game

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dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor.advisor Junnila, Miikka Rodriguez Baquero, Andrei Erkkilä, Riku 2019-12-22T16:08:26Z 2019-12-22T16:08:26Z 2019
dc.description.abstract “MechVR” is a prototype game developed by the authors that adapts the first-person-shooter game genre for virtual reality. The key idea of the game is to place the player’s character inside a “mech”, a large, bipedal, anthropomorphic armoured vehicle while still retaining the gameplay typical for a first-person-shooter game. This thesis documents the game development process, with a focus on the design challenges of adapting the game mechanics of a first-person-shooter to a virtual reality environment. It also outlines the thought processes and design choices that resulted from these challenges. en
dc.format.extent 123
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.hasversion This thesis is a co-operation with Riku Erkkilä
dc.title MechVR post-mortem - Navigating design challenges for a VR game en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulu fi School of Arts, Design and Architecture en
dc.contributor.department Department of Media en
dc.contributor.department Median laitos fi
dc.subject.keyword game design en
dc.subject.keyword virtual reality en
dc.subject.keyword mech en
dc.subject.keyword simulator en
dc.subject.keyword VR en
dc.subject.keyword vehicle en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201912226559
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Maisterin opinnäyte fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Junnila, Miikka
dc.programme Game Design and Production en
dc.description.notification Printed thesis is alphabetized under surname Erkkilä / Painettu opinnäyte kokoelmassa Erkkilän kohdalla en

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