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I Believe I Can Fly (in VR): 'Eagle Flight' Technical Postmortem


Take a peek behind the curtain as lead programmer, Vicki Ferguson, reveals the secrets behind Eagle Flight, Ubisoft's first game built from the ground up for virtual reality. This technical post-mortem will cover the implementation of Ubisoft's innovative VR control scheme that allows players to traverse a huge open world city using only their heads to steer. Vicki will dig deep into Ubisoft's field of view modification techniques for ensuring comfortable high-speed flight, discuss how they rendered a gigantic open world in VR, and share many other useful tips and tricks from the trenches to help make your VR game a success.

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  • VRDC @ GDC 2017
  • Vicki Ferguson
  • Ubisoft Montreal
  • free content
  • Game VR/AR
  • Virtual / Augmented Reality