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.”

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

-Indie Statik

The Development Blog

Head-Tracking for an Abstract Reality

Aug7

When you scuba-dive, a good snorkel mask makes all the difference in the world. Your eyes are your the most finely tuned and vulnerable perceptual instrument, and the job of a mask is both to protect them and to provide an environment in which they can function. If water leaks in, if the masks fog [...]

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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)