VR Hermits

A podcast about virtual reality development

About the show

A podcast about virtual reality development

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Episode 40: Things I want to forget not to do

    Episode  |  May 14th, 2018  |  1 hr 39 secs
    htc vive, unity, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, windows mixed reality

    This week on VR Hermits Joe talks about his lowpoly model workflow and what he has learned in Blender. Dave talks about VRTK and his attendance at a FileMaker con.

  • Episode 39: An audience full of cats

    Episode  |  April 30th, 2018  |  1 hr 10 mins
    htc vive, unity, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, windows mixed reality

    This week on VR Hermits: Joe releases a game, kind of. Dave and Joe talk about Radical Bowling, 3D Modeling, the Unity Entity Component System, and MakerX.

  • Episode 38: Wine rack of todo list items

    Episode  |  April 16th, 2018  |  1 hr 4 mins
    htc vive, unity, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, windows mixed reality

    This week Dave educates Joe on the Unity Profiler using the Update method as an example. VR Hermits went to a VR MeetUp, tried Leap Motion, and made some new friends. Joe gives a short update on the VR Bowling game. He also talks about his plans for the next project.

  • Episode 37: Why am I doing this with my arms?

    Episode  |  April 9th, 2018  |  58 mins 22 secs
    htc vive, unity, untity3d, virtual reality, vr

    This week Joe talks about his experience presenting the bowling demo at a Game Dev meet up. Dave updates us on the features to C# that Unity is bring to us with there update to C# 6.

  • Episode 36: Unit testing, bowling, and a movie

    Episode  |  April 2nd, 2018  |  1 hr 18 mins
    htc vive, unity, untity3d, virtual reality, vr

    This week Dave gets started with Unit Testing in Unity and Joe gives an update on the bowling demo game. Spoiler Warning: Towards the end of the episode they talk about the Ready Player One book and movie.

  • Episode 35: Bowling pin mitosis

    Episode  |  March 25th, 2018  |  1 hr 47 secs
    htc vive, unity, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, windows mixed reality

    This week on VR Hermits Joe and Dave share their reaction to the Vive Pro. Then they move on to discuss the "Stupid Bowling" project that Joe is working on.

  • Episode 34: Impromptu Non-Canonical Edition

    Episode  |  March 21st, 2018  |  1 hr 7 mins
    business, htc vive, unity, untity3d, virtual reality, vr

    In this special non-canonical edition of VR Hermits Joe shares his ill-thought-out plans on changing his business. Radical App Dev will pivot to full time Unity development and consulting, with an emphasis of Virtual Reality. During this time Joe will dial down is ambitions to create and ship titles under his own name.

  • Episode 33: Gravity Wizards

    Episode  |  March 18th, 2018  |  56 mins 19 secs
    htc vive, unity, untity3d, virtual reality, vr

    This week Joe is still stuck on VR Movement and Dave spends some time brainstorming gravity based game ideas.

  • Episode 32: A really friendly cat on your head

    Episode  |  March 4th, 2018  |  1 hr 4 mins
    htc vive, unity, untity3d, virtual reality, vr

    This week Dave talks about 3D text in Unity and VR. Joe makes some progress on movement in VR. They discuss the Samsung Odyssey for Windows MR.

  • Episode 31: Geysers and Black Holes

    Episode  |  February 25th, 2018  |  1 hr 18 mins
    htc vive, unity, untity3d, virtual reality, vr

    Dave finally dives into SteamVR development in Unity and he made some weird stuff. Joe still has issues with motion in VR. Joe reaches is final form and become a mockery of his former self.

  • Episode 30: Joe learned a new word

    Episode  |  February 18th, 2018  |  50 mins 33 secs
    htc vive, unity, untity3d, virtual reality, vr

    This week Joe and Dave discuss Vive Input Utility, the Sobel effect, and how to to move a player in VR. ProBuilder becomes part of Unity3D and Mozilla releases a Unity plugin for making WebVR projects. Dave sends a prototype board game to a publisher.

  • Episode 29: VR Input and Menus

    Episode  |  February 4th, 2018  |  1 hr 6 mins
    htc vive, unity, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, windows mixed reality

    This week Dave and Joe discuss SteamVR Input, Unity Menus, C# Events, and Unity Events. They also talk about the VR games and apps they're using. Dave misunderstands how to summon a cat.

  • Episode 28: Gaia 'n Friends

    Episode  |  January 29th, 2018  |  53 mins 16 secs
    htc vive, unity, untity3d, virtual reality, vr

    This week Joe and Dave discuss creating outdoor scenes in Unity with Gaia. Dave debugs a mouse with a Unity project.

  • Episode 27: Developer Hubris

    Episode  |  January 21st, 2018  |  1 hr 10 mins
    htc vive, unity, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, windows mixed reality

    This week on VR Hermits Joe and Dave have a laundry list of topics: SteamVR, User Interactions, Fallout 4 VR, Nintendo Switch, Windows Mixed Reality and more.

  • Episode 26: Dave dot functional

    Episode  |  January 14th, 2018  |  1 hr 8 mins
    htc vive, unity, untity3d, virtual reality, vr

    Joe and Dave discuss the latest HMD announcements from HTC and Google. Dave gives Joe a primer on Functional Programming.

  • Episode 25: To the right of the sphere

    Episode  |  January 7th, 2018  |  1 hr 4 mins
    htc vive, unity, untity3d, virtual reality, vr

    Welcome to the first VR Hermits of 2018. This week Dave had a chance to show off his prototype at a user group. Joe started making stuff with SteamVR.