“Wouldn’t It Be Cool If…?” Turning Ideas Into Virtual Reality

Computer programming takes our 3D models from static artifacts to dynamic, immersive 3D environments. What’s a game without programmers? A photograph! Our team’s motto “Wouldn’t it be cool if…” starts the creative phase of dreaming up scenarios for the game. It’s the level designers, 3D modelers, and programmers who bring these ideas to life inside…

Go with the Flow: Level Design in VR Hoover Dam

It takes a team of experts working together to share their knowledge to build a game as comprehensive and detailed as the virtual reality Hoover Dam game. Dr. Scott Ahrens is the primary level designer for the VR Hoover Dam project. How Does Virtual Reality Work? Dr. Scott Ahrens, Professor of art and design at…