SoundSelf is the collision of centuries old meditation technology with the video-game trance. Turn off the lights, amp up the volume, and use your voice to fall through an odyssey of light and body.

Designed as a Virtual Reality experience, SoundSelf takes advantage of loopholes in human perception to induce an introspective state of ecstasy. It is as much for the experienced desert wanderer as it is for the intrepid novice taking their first steps into alternative experiences of self.

Inspired by a group-ohm on LSD, SoundSelf is the ambitious follow-up to Robin Arnott’s installation horror-experience “Deep Sea,” with the revised goal of inducing a blissful meditation-state instead of a suffocating terror-state.

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“Coolest thing I played at GDC”

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“It’s hard to describe the intensity of the experience [...] Absolutely sublime.”

Kotaku-

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“ZERO. FACE. LEFT.”

-Anonymous Hippie, Burning Man

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“I was blissfully lost.”

-Penny Arcade

 

 

“I saw, for just one moment, the glimmering shadow of God.”

-Indie Statik

The Development Blog

Gear VR

Sep12

A few months ago, I mentioned that we were pausing development on SoundSelf to work on a related project. I’m happy to finally share with you: For the last few months we’ve been developing a version of SoundSelf for Gear VR: Oculus’ mobile VR hardware for the Samsung Note 4. This will be the first complete version of SoundSelf [...]

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System Requirements:

  • Windows (tested with 7 and 8), or Mac OS X (10.6+), Linux not yet supported (but it’s coming)
  • Intel i5 or better cpu
  • A decent graphics card
  • Headphones
  • Microphone (your webcam’s mic will do)
  • Oculus Rift (recommended, though technically not necessary)