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Diorama no.1 : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse) Version2.0

Postby DanielErnst » Mon Oct 28, 2013 2:13 pm

If you don't want to be "spoilered" skip the youtube video below :D


Hello everybody.

Look around, listen to the radio and Enjoy a relaxing view of the end of the world. This is my first diorama created for the Oculus.

Download from:
http://www.theshoeboxdiorama.com
https://share.oculusvr.com/app/blocked-in If you like the demo please give a rating on the share site!
Oh and don 't forget to put your headphones on for an optimal experience, or else the audio people have wasted their time :)

The Blocked In demo was created as an art test for a bigger (non Tetris related) Oculus Rift project I'm currently working on. But more on that in due time!

Credits:
Art & Code : Daniël Ernst
Music : Misha Velthuis
Audio : Rutger Muller - http://www.rutgermuller.nl

Updates:
29/10/2013 : 16:9 support
31/10/2013 : Linux version uploaded to site
23/12/2013 : New beta version uploaded!! Custom preloader. New views. Leave your comments and bugs in this thread.
Download Demo from:
Windows - http://www.theshoeboxdiorama.com/BlockedIn_WIN_Version2.zip
Mac - http://www.theshoeboxdiorama.com/BlockedIn_MAC_Version2.zip
Linux - http://www.theshoeboxdiorama.com/BlockedIn_LINUX_Version2.zip -> UNTESTED
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby kelsoanim » Mon Oct 28, 2013 4:44 pm

Haha, that's amazing. I love the 80's vibe of the room you are in. Takes you back. I'll have to check this demo out when I get home.
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby jayoh » Mon Oct 28, 2013 4:51 pm

really cool demo. thanks for sharing.
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby MajorLag » Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:17 pm

Very convincing room, well done.
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby Koshinator » Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:47 pm

Nicely done room - I am noticing a bit of view warping when you tilt your head to either side though
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby drash » Mon Oct 28, 2013 6:33 pm

I'm in love with this demo! Straight to the top of my "demo to friends" list. No movement, just looking around a room with a LOT of detail. I didn't see a 1920x1080 option in the resolution dropdown so I went with 1280x800 to avoid aspect ratio problems/roll skewing, and 1280x800 actually looks fantastic in this demo!

Also, compared to the surroundings, seeing the stereoscopic cubes bouncing around inside that monitor on the shelf sure is trippy!

Thanks for sharing your work! :)
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby DanielErnst » Tue Oct 29, 2013 4:07 am

@ kelsoanim: Thanks dude :) That was exactly what I was aiming for. Although I do hope you did not have a view from your window with tetris blocks falling from the sky back in the eighties...

@ jayoh, MajorLag : Thanks :)!

@ Koshinator: Thanks! What resolution did you use?

@ drash: Glad you liked it! I spend a lot of time on the little details glad you noticed it :) I just uploaded a new version with 1920x1080 support hope it will improve the quality a little bit. PS I'm going to check out Titans of Space later today :) I finally got some spare time to check out some other cool Oculus demo's.
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby aastroem » Tue Oct 29, 2013 9:54 am

The Mac download link seem to be broken ?
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby DanielErnst » Tue Oct 29, 2013 10:03 am

Heya aastroem it should work now!
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby VRoom » Tue Oct 29, 2013 10:15 am

O man, that was amazing! I really felt I'm sitting in a real, physical room :) I love the art style, colors and all those beautiful little details. Music and sounds were awesome as well. Love that ticking clock, it was so calm and it gave the whole scene additional vintage feel. I was sitting there for quite some time, just enjoying the scene.
Can't wait to see more of your work!
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby drash » Tue Oct 29, 2013 10:22 am

DanielErnst wrote:I just uploaded a new version with 1920x1080 support hope it will improve the quality a little bit.


Confirmed, works great at 1920x1080 now. Thanks! :)
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby aastroem » Tue Oct 29, 2013 12:07 pm

DanielErnst wrote:Heya aastroem it should work now!


Thanks, I've just checked it out. Great atmosphere, great demo !!
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby LittleGuy » Tue Oct 29, 2013 2:52 pm

This is awesome. The feeling of being in this room is so cool, yet so totally bizarre! lol. I have to ask though, will we have the possibility of being able to walk around the room? I keep wanting to do this! Thank you for this very cool experience :)
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby DanielErnst » Wed Oct 30, 2013 9:58 am

@ Little Guy:Thanks for the kind words :) an important part of the demo is that it feels like you are sitting behind a desk. It especially works well if you are sitting behind your real life desk. Your mind will make a subconscious link between real life and the virtual desk and room. Walking around will break that illusion of sitting in the room. And with some tests I did I got motion sickness quite fast due to the details in the scene. Maybe i'll add a spectator mode later on :)

@ Aastroem: Great, thanks!

@ Drash: Have fun!

@ Vroom: Thanks!!! Glad you felt it :) makes the hard work worth it! I got some smaller tests in the works as we speak. The bigger project will probably take some time to get done though :)
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby usb420 » Wed Oct 30, 2013 10:08 am

the graphics look amazing. how did you get such realistic lighting in unity?
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby ganjaroach » Wed Oct 30, 2013 10:15 am



The room alone looks really well done, Everything is very detailed and pops really well. The tetris blocks falling out side and the tetris music playing is very neat. Thanks for sharing, Can't wait to see more from you. :)
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby FictionX » Wed Oct 30, 2013 1:12 pm

Awesome! It's like there is this illusive "magic recipe" for creating an environment for the Rift that's not quite clear to anyone yet. Some hit it spot on, and some (most) don't. This one is great.

Would You mind terribly making a Linux build, too? I think this'll be one of my demonstration-demos for visitors, and I'd very much like not to have to reboot to Windows each time.
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In Unity, export for Linux using "x86 + x86_64 (Universal)".
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby usb420 » Wed Oct 30, 2013 4:04 pm

Wow this is amazing!

It helps that I'm sitting in a stool just like the desk in the game.

so much attention to detail!
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby Frito » Wed Oct 30, 2013 9:32 pm

A+ even hypnotic.


(i loaded it standing up and it kinda worked/felt better than sitting down for me,and that webpage design is great btw)
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Re: Art Demo : Blocked In (The Tetris Apocalypse)

Postby VRoom » Thu Oct 31, 2013 2:35 am

ganjaroach wrote:

The room alone looks really well done, Everything is very detailed and pops really well. The tetris blocks falling out side and the tetris music playing is very neat. Thanks for sharing, Can't wait to see more from you. :)

This video review is great. It really captures what VR, and this demo in particular, are all about. It's amazing that you can get so much enjoyment by simply sitting in an environment, look around and actually "feel" it. VR at its best :)
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