Inspiration

As someone who yearns to go back outside but can't because their state might still be on lockdown during the summer. I wanted to build an experience that simulates the outside accurately to share with others that felt the same way. Based off my vague memory of what it's like to be outside, it's been a month and a half.

What it does

Portrays the outdoor experience accurately made by someone who stays indoors.

How I built it

I used a HTML framework known as A-Frame in which you can write HTML syntax to make objects in VR.

Challenges I ran into

Loading all the assets and repositioning them accurately through trail and error in code. Finding out that GitHub has an max file size limit. Unable to get the Oculus controllers to move player.

Accomplishments that I'm proud of

Loading all the assets and repositioning them accurately through trail and error in code.

What I learned

Finding out that GitHub has an max file size limit.

What's next for Backyard Simulator

Get the Oculus controllers to move player and interact with environment

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