Join Will as he interviews interesting people from the world of games, virtual reality, film, television, and more in an interactive, 3D-rendered, virtual reality talk show. This week's episode features Firewatch. You can explore the tower!
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Release Date: Apr 5, 2016

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“As we ramped up production of this first season of FOO, we realized that we still have a lot of work left to do, and would appreciate feedback from the community as that continues.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Until the show is ready for mainstream audiences and is feature complete (clients for Oculus and Steam, plus an integrated 2D client for non-VR users).”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full version will feature regular episodes of The FOO Show, as well as some other surprises we have planned.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Everything works, but we're missing key components (music, credits, some cues, etc).”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“We don't intend to change the price during early access.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We're going to collect feedback on new features and techniques that we try, as we explore the frontier of TV-like content in VR.”
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March 17

Version 1.01 Released!

We just released a patch with bug fixes and user interface enhancements for The FOO Show. Thanks to users who reported them, and if you have issues or questions, please post in the message boards if you have any other issues or suggestions. Issues fixed include:

  • Fixed issue that prevented some users unable to pick up objects in the Firewatch watch tower
  • Added rotation cues that tell people with 180 degree Oculus setups to use the thumbsticks to rotate
  • Changed thumbstick rotation from 90 degrees to 45 degrees and adjusted sensitivity to avoid unintentional turning
  • Controllers now hide when you pick up an object
  • Fixed lighting in the Firewatch tower

We're still tracking down the audio bug that results in hitchy or skipping playback. If you get it, restarting the application will fix the problem. If you get this bug, we'd love your log file! We need the output_log.txt file from the foo_data folder. If you'd email it to bugs@foovr.com, it would help us immensely.

Next, we're going to update the 2D client with these changes, so we can get it out ASAP.

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March 13

New Episode - Quadrilateral Cowboy!

Our next episode, featuring Brendon Chung of Blendo Games and Quadrilateral Cowboy is live now. If you're a Kickstarter backer, you should have a code in your inbox, otherwise, you can buy it as DLC in Steam today!

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Reviews

“crude and clumsy at times, but the potential of Smith’s show is tremendous”
Kotaku

“...it creates a real sense of actually being there.”
Famitsu

“Since The FOO Show is in English, many of our readers will probably not be interested”
Famitsu

About This Game

This is Virtual Reality! The FOO Show is a 3D rendered, interactive talk show, featuring Will Smith. Every week, starting this summer, Will will chat with interesting people from the world of games, virtual reality, film, television, and more, and you can come along. This week's episode features Firewatch. You can explore the fire watchtower in room-scale (or standing) VR!



The FOO Show is just our first program. In the next year, we'll introduce many new shows. If this sounds interesting to you, check out our website at http://foovr.com.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 SP1
    • Processor: Intel i5-4590, AMD FX-8350 or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 970, AMD R9 290
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
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