XRDC 2018 Session Scheduler

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Designing Content for VR Arcades: Lessons Learned

Vivian Tan (Co-founder and CEO, Beast, Inc.)

Katie Hughes (VR Product Designer, Beast, Inc.)

Pass Type: XRDC Pass - Get your pass now!

Track: Games & Entertainment

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: Intermediate

As location-based virtual reality centers increase their global footprint, VR developers and VR arcade owners alike are navigating uncharted waters in an emergent entertainment industry. Join the developers of 'Beast Pets' as they share lessons learned from creating and distributing VR content to more than 100 arcades around the world. Vivian and Katie will cover the business, technical, and design challenges unique to VR arcade experiences and the solutions they developed over many iterations. Attendees will learn the end-to-end pipeline of doing business with and optimizing content for VR arcades.


Attendees will learn the business and design strategies for creating a successful arcade product. Valuable takeaways include a holistic understanding of the LBE business model and ways to optimize content for arcades, plus actionable learnings and development recommendations that they can implement with their own teams.

Intended Audience

This talk is intended for startups and studios creating content for VR arcades and LBEs. Companies new to working with arcades and small teams with limited time and budget will benefit the most. Attendees should have foundational knowledge of VR development (especially PC-based VR) to understand the session content.