A while ago we received a very gracious invitation from the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa to come up and show off Colosseum Lives as part of their ongoing exhibit “Gladiators and Colosseum, Death and Glory”. So naturally we took them up on it! We packed up our brand-new stand (cables begone!) and hit the road.
We exhibited for an entire day at the War Museum, surrounded by several dozen tanks and an F-101 Voodoo dangling literally overhead! This is the first time the general public – our intended audience – would try out Colosseum Lives, so we were naturally a bit nervous.
It was a great turnout – about a hundred people stopped by over the course of the day, with some waiting for 40+ minutes (thanks for your patience guys!) for their turn. For most people it was their first time experiencing virtual reality, though a surprisingly sizeable portion of the audience had already heard of the Oculus. We even had a few aspiring developers stop by with questions and advice. Read More