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Grow In VRby hpearson2 - Jam Entry
Submission for the ludum Dare theme "Growing"
Grow In VR is a game where you "grow" in VR. Grow plants with water in VR or water your brain with plant knowledge. This game has two modes: Game + Educational. (Each game-mode can be played in VR using google cardboard)
Video of gameplay can be seen at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sC02hTj8h5M
Get the app here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.hpearsonco.GrowInVR
Print the QRcodes from here:
The goal of the game mode is to keep the plants alive for as long as you can. Plants begin to decay when they are not watered. Only one plant can be watered at a time so a player must rush from plant to plant. Users are scored on how long they managed to keep them alive.
Educational game mode is a more relaxing. Water plants that do not decay and slowly watch them grow before you. When a plant is first watered a brief description or facts about the plant will be read to you.
How to play:
1) print pdf included
2) cut one the lines to separate the qr-codes
3) Run "Grow In VR" app
4) when game begins point phone camera / webcam at qr-codes
Specs and tools making the game:
Made with unity 5.2.2f1 (32 bit) (Has to be this version for vuforia)
Used 1 asset from asset store (free) (Terrain Assets) (3d models for the trees) [This is why it is in game jam not compo]
Photoshop cs2 (it is free)
Music was made with http://onlinesequencer.net/
*vuforia cannot export to computer but can be compiled and ran with webcam
*It's my first time competing in ludum dare, had a blast wished I could have entered compo but I can't 3d model :(
*Submitted to game jam because one asset from asset store was used (terrain asset). I didn't know unity could make trees :(
12/19/2015: After Ludum Dare I decided to continue working. Here is a video of my latest work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZdsaujxS1s Thank you everyone I am in awe of how awesome this community is and I am thrilled for the next event!
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