Neighborhood Highlight: Your Most Memorable VR Moments

Community Spotlight: Your Most Memorable VR Moments

Welcome to Neighborhood Highlight! Much like Neighborhood Obtain, which normally runs on Mondays, this column is all about highlighting perception from our massive and numerous neighborhood of readers, particularly on that week’s Neighborhood Obtain matter. Usually it runs on Fridays. For every entry on this column we’ll spherical up the very best Disqus feedback from this week or moments on our Twitch streams to share with you all! We could increase this to incorporate different neighborhood contributions sooner or later.

This week’s Neighborhood Obtain was about what your favourite and most memorable moments have been in VR to date. Whether or not it’s the very first time you tried VR, the expertise that satisfied you of the ability the medium has, or simply some random prevalence that caught with you — we wished to learn about it!

We had a ton of nice solutions and we rounded up a few of our favorites. Some are foolish and a few are insightful however they’re all nice moments that sound further memorable.


THE BLU, the encounter with the whale I didn’t see coming and the all the jellyfish turning on lighting up the depths of the ocean little by little. After first it tremendous darkish, like spooky darkish after which there may be one little gentle, only one after which one other and one other… spectacular.

Taking part in RAW information for the primary time. Seeing my arms, grabbing stuff and being terrified, dipping and doing robots at room scale.

London Heist was good too, realizing I may stick my head out the window and shoot backwards was a type of surreal VR moments.

I’ve executed a pair massive warehouse scale VR expertise too, with strangers. Haptic vests, large weapons in hand working round with strangers is a complete journey.

Even should you’ve had VR for some time and haven’t tried The BLU its one the easiest bubble experiences you may have.

Fred Johnson:

Taking part in Star Trek VR with some child who foolishly left his audio system on together with his little brother in the identical room, and shouting, “Hey child, punch your brother within the d***!”, and watching Spock’s arms flail frantically because the unseen assailant cracks a jar of Aunt Edna’s Nutterbutter. I haven’t laughed so onerous.

Climbing to the highest of Rec Room Battle Royale radio tower, dropping a grenade subsequent to a man opening a chest, and whispering “Maintain this”, as I jumped off the tower. Then listening to the screams of the man freaking out because the grenade went off. KABOOM!

Additionally.. making individuals snicker in Rec Room so onerous that you simply see their Avatar fall to the bottom and cry out between the chuckles, “I can’t breath!”

Undoubtedly the primary time I performed AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAa!!! for the Superior in my DK1!!! The feeling was so superior in comparison with the opposite early titles! And the seems to be on everybody’s faces after they tried it had been priceless!!! Thanks a lot @OwlchemyLabs and @dejobaan video games!!

— Peter Sassaman #SmellVR (@PeterSassaman) March 15, 2019

Daniel Gochez:

The time I used to be educating a noob in Onward methods to deal with granades and he dropped one on the ground, I panicked and took off working in actual life until I smashed towards a wall, the affect was cushioned by the vive headset and I stood there confused for a second, I fett so embarased even tho no person noticed me as a result of I used to be a veteran in VR at that time and will have recognized higher.


– Assembly Quill in Moss.
– Assembly Astro Bot (in Astro Bot).
– The primary time you play Beat Saber and really feel like a Jedi.
– The primary time you play Tremendous Scorching and really feel like you might be within the Matrix.
– The primary time you load up WipeOut in VR and understand that that is the way it was meant to be performed.
– Your first “nope” in RE7, after which noping numerous extra instances till you energy via all the sport.

It’s a tie between feeding carrots to hungry horses or cooking steak for canines in @vitruviusvr‘s epic #ShadowLegendVR

— Jay Pase (@J_M_0_N) March 15, 2019


Farpoint with the AIM had a whole lot of nice moments, however the first boss battle with the massive spider was barely plausible the primary time round.
Extra lately I used to be correctly wowed with a low degree dogfight in Ace Fight 7. Flying previous exploding particles whereas virtually inverted at not rather more than tree high peak was a watch opener

As we proceed to include extra community-focused concepts into our content material, this column will increase as properly. What different kinds of issues would you wish to see highlighted? Good gameplay clips, streams, user-created content material in VR video games, or one thing else?

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