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Levels on the way!

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Levels on the way!

The SwingStar team is hard a work building levels and experimenting with multidimensional portal to distance worlds. We will have an update in a few weeks. We are also working on bring SwingStar to the Vive VR Headset, no official release data yet.

A floating Door. What is this sorcery?
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SwingStar is coming out this Thursday!

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We did it – SwingStar is coming out this Thursday, and all we can say is THANK YOU!!!!!

It’s been quite an experience as a small indie studio to develop a virtual reality game, and we are extremely grateful to you all for coming out and playing the game, and for helping us with your feedback and encouragement.

cl_cv1Bss_gearBSwingStar will be out for for GearVR and Oculus Rift Thursday, May 5th or, as we like to call it, “Swinco de Mayo”: $2.99 (GearVR) and $4.99 (Oculus Rift)

Thank you again for your support, and please share the game with your friends!

PS We are currently putting finishing touches on the Vive version, which will be available soon. Also, if you are in the New York area, you can play the newest levels (not released yet) at the Playcrafting Summer Expo on May 4 at Microsoft Times Square.

ComputerLunch at PAX East

By | In The News, On location

pax1At the small but very popular booth 11203 the ComputerLunchers spent three straight days demoing the game on five devices simultaneously, handing out pins, temporary tattoos and business cards from 10 to 6 straight, over 600 visitors in all. Day 1 crowds around our booth got so large that the PAX enforcers had to add guidelines to the floor for days 2 and 3, and we struggled to keep wait times short for players despite capping the game play at 8 minutes. pax boothFeedback for SwingStarVR (and the virtual reality experience in general) was overwhelmingly positive, with many players coming back (alone or with their friends), to play again and share the fun.pax_colorPAX was as epic as hoped, and a really, really well run event. The center was enormous, and filled with a deafening mix of tournaments, meet and greets, cosplay, tech demos and not entirely terrible food. The people were phenomenally friendly and interesting. Also, Genaro ran into Markiplier on the streets of Boston, and asked him for directions to the convention center.

We were extremely fortunate that we got to be a part of this wonderful event, and hope to see you there next year!

See you at GDC San Francisco

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We are prepping for our trip to GDC ( Game Developers Conference ) in San Francisco. We will be running around with our Gear VR’s showing Swing Star VR at the expo floor.

If your at GDC and want to play Swing Star VR please reach out (andrew@computerlunch.com) Kati & Andrew will be there all week.

PlayCrafting Demo & Play Night

We had the opportunity to show Swing Star VR at the monthly Playcrafting Demo & Play night. Here is Joao the games level designer is giving a live VR play though with the Oculus Rift in front of a crowd of over 200 at the Tumblr offices in New York City. We also had a chance to tell people about the 8 Week VR & Unity Game design class we are teaching at Playcrafting in April.

Swing Star at Tumblr nyc playcrafting
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