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Future Realities Summit: 'Grokit' Postmortem: Multiplayer with Physics & Hand Tracking & MR? Oh My!

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3lb Games set out to create a multiplayer mixed reality game where players could pick up the game quickly with limited gameplay instruction. Don't think. Just do.nnAt the onset of the development for Grokit the team set forth a design philosophy for keeping the audience immersed while reducing the cognitive load of learning mechanics through natural hand gestures via hand tracking. Mixed reality and spatial interaction are key to gaining mass adoption because users are more at ease when they can see and interact with the real world. Headset manufacturers are now providing the cutting edge technology to make this a reality.nnThis postmortem gives a broad view of the development of Grokit and dives deeper into the technical challenges of multiplayer, spatial interactions, and scene understanding.

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