Welcome to the EnterVR podcast! On today’s show I speak with Jake Lee High from Future Colossal. Jake is one of the creators of Shadows of Isolation, a VR experience that feels like a being inside of a dream.
Here is preview of some of the things we talked about:
1:00 What is Shadows of Isolation? What inspired it?
3:30 Jake’s first interaction with VR and what pushed him over the edge to create for the medium.
7:20 The story and context of Shadows of Isolation.
12:00 Read up on Mirakami and Neil Gailman. How their writing influenced Jake’s VR dev work.
14:00 Incorporating Hypnosis techniques in VR experiences.
16:30 Is it possible to hypnotize people through VR?
19:00 Can VR augment the level of hypnosis someone can achieve?
22:30 The ultimate goal for Shadows of Isolation. Avoiding loading screens as much as possible.
27:00 How to “curate” user generated platforms?
30:00 What motivates Jake to be a creator of things?
35:00 Where does inspiration come from for Jake?
36:00 Jake gives a preview of his secret project.
39:00 Reactions to Shadow of Isolation.
42:00 What is VR’s biggest weakness at this point?
45:00 Closing thoughts and how to stay in touch.
Thanks to Jake for being a true scholar and gentleman of virtual reality and thank you for listening.
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