Author Archives: Kevin Joyce

Mod of the Week: Heretic: Shadow of the Serpent Riders

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The popularity of GZ3Doom as a modification tool continues here at VRFocus, and as such it was deemed necessary to introduce a new title into the fold. With Hexen proving to be a welcome addition to the modified virtual reality (VR) field a step back even further is obviously required: Heretic: Shadow of the Serpent Riders features in this week’s column. READ MORE

Fire Panda Reveal First RedOfPaw’s Big Crazy Stupid VR Adventure and American Pie Screenshot

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The ongoing Kickstarter campaign for RedOfPaw’s Big Crazy Stupid VR Adventure and American Pie has been nothing if not humorous. Every aspect of the project from the initial concept to the Kickstarter page and the publicity surrounding it has been delivered with a distinctly tongue-in-cheek approach. The latest movement from Fire Panda, the revelation of the very first screenshot taken from the forthcoming demo version of the videogame, has been handled in the exact same fashion. READ MORE

Mod of the Week: ShadowRun

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A criminally underrated tactical first-person shooter (FPS) videogame, ShadowRun still finds itself with a keen audience seven years after release. This is a considerable feat for any online-only multiplayer title in the modern era, and even more so for one only available on a last-generation console or a PC client which is no longer supported by it’s developer. Nonetheless ShadowRun remains an interesting take on the franchise and the Counter-Strike style of competitive action, making it a prime candidate for adaptation to virtual reality (VR). READ MORE

Fire Panda Talk RedOfPaw’s Big Crazy Stupid VR Adventure and American Pie

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The ongoing Kickstarter campaign for RedOfPaw’s Big Crazy Stupid VR Adventure and American Pie has been a frequent source of discussion for the virtual reality (VR) community. Not only is it an enticingly light-hearted approach to VR development but it’s also a dramatic statement about the way in which Kickstarters are handled. All of this is a secondary issue to Fire Panda’s Nick Pittom, however, who acknowledges that the primary goal of the campaign was to endorse his travel to the upcoming Oculus Connect event. READ MORE