New Narratives in Virtual Reality

Our studio downed tools for the day to look at new approaches and design considerations for virtual reality. This is the first of a series of articles documenting what we came up with.

The author’s newest VR exploration device
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’s Daydream VR experience treats the player as a character, conversed and guided on how to interact with the world by the narrator

Decide the role of the viewer

Visual direction as part of the Daydream VR welcome experience

Guide the user through the narrative

Daydream’s initial pancake flipping experiments put an emphasis on believable physics and range of motion

Build immersion beyond the visual

Hard at work

Where to look next

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Product Designer in London. Currently @ Snapchat, formerly W12 Studios & Possible

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David Paliwoda

Product Designer in London. Currently @ Snapchat, formerly W12 Studios & Possible