Thanks to Charlie Hall at Polygon for visiting THE VOID! Read an excerpt from his in-depth feature, specifically about CCO Curtis Hickman and Head of Story Development, Tracy Hickman below:
Just a few minutes south of Salt Lake City, along the edge of Utah Lake, a massive industrial corridor wraps around Interstate 15. Locomotives cross the highway here so often and so slowly there’s no flashing signal, just a man in a yellow vest who steps off the front of the engine to wave his arms.
Judging from the amount of heavy equipment on the horizon and the level of dust in the air, the most popular pastime appears to be breaking bigger rocks into smaller rocks and carrying them away.
Up the road a piece from Intermountain Turbine, just around the corner from Pacific Bridge & Steel, in the looming shadow of the Wasatch mountain range, is a slim commercial building.
And inside that building is a portal to an alternate dimension.
It’s called The Void, and it’s the most exciting virtual reality experience I’ve had yet.
TRIPPING THE RIFT
The Void isn’t like other VR systems you might have heard of. It is a full-body simulation, and it is completely wireless.
So what does that mean?
What that means is you’re not seated in The Void, like you are in most Oculus Rift experiences. You’re not standing and walking around inside a tiny virtual cube, like you are with the HTC Vive. With The Void, you are completely free to go wherever you want within the bounds of the simulation.
Here’s how it works.
Continue reading at Polygon.com.