Sept. 29, 2021

Goliath: Playing With Reality

Goliath: Playing With Reality

On this episode of Ruff Talk VR our hosts Dscruffles and Stratus review "Goliath: Playing With Reality" a free  25-minute animated virtual reality experience about schizophrenia, gaming and connection made by studio Anagram and directors Barry Gene Murphy and May Abdalla and narrated by Tilda Swinton Available now on the official Oculus Quest store.  The Oculus Quest store page description best describes this virtual reality awareness experience with the description:

"WINNER of the Grand Jury Prize for Best VR Immersive Work at the 78th Venice International Film Festival.

Through mind-bending animation, award-winning GOLIATH: PLAYING WITH REALITY explores the limits of reality and a true story of so-called ‘schizophrenia’ and the power of gaming communities.
Echo (narrated by Tilda Swinton) guides you through the many realities of Goliath, a man who spent years isolated in psychiatric institutions but finds connection in multiplayer games. Combining heartfelt dialogue, mesmerising visuals and symbolic interactions, weave through multiple worlds to uncover Goliath’s poignant story.

Created by the award-winning creative studio Anagram, the team that brought you The Collider and Door into the Dark.

*Please note, you will be required to use your microphone during this experience.

**For users who have trouble leaving the room in the sequences on the arcade machine, please use the thumb-stick to move out the door. The door is not visible when seated."

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