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VR Weekend Workshop

VR Weekend Workshop

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1700 Commerce St

1700 Commerce Street

Dallas, TX 75201

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Intro to Virtual Reality Weekend Workshop

VR is blowing up right now! The space is expected to grow into a $150 billion dollar industry by 2020. With the recent release of Playstation VR, Google Daydream and more, now is the time to learn how to be a part of this industry.

Join us on February 24th - 26th, where in just 3 short days we'll teach you how to build VR experiences.This workshop gives you a foundation of knowledge to start your journey as a VR creator. You’ll learn the basics of Unity and how to build a functional VR experience. Whether you’re looking to explore a career as a VR developer or just looking to familiarize yourself with what VR can do, this course will give you a versatile toolset to build your skills.

We will announce more workshops focusing on business strategy, product concept and development for different industries soon. If you're interested in any future workshop offerings, please email jared@weoji.com.

About Weoji

Weoji is one of the leading VR/AR studios in Dallas/Fort-Worth. Specializing in VR & AR experiences as well as mobile application development and more!


Prerequisites:

  • A computer with Unity installed

  • Basic C# coding knowledge (if you've never programmed before then put a few hours in at Microsoft Virtual Academy or LearnC# - Either one will prepare you enough for this course).

What's provided:

  • Lunch, drinks, and snacks provided

  • HTC Vives and Oculus Rifts for testing your creations

  • VR Gaming experiences to play with during down time

  • Free online courseware access for you to continue your VR education

  • Discounts to VR software and future VR education programs


VR Weekend Schedule:

Friday, February 24th (6pm-9pm)

  • 6:00pm: Pizza, drinks and play VR games

  • 6:30pm: VR Weekend Talk: Guest Speaker TBA

  • 7:00pm: Intro to Unity | Building your first VR Experience & Selecting your project

  • 9:00pm: Light drinks and hanging out then we're done for the night! Get some rest for a big day tomorrow!

Saturday, February 25th (10am-7pm)

  • 10:00am: Meet and greet and play VR games in our holodeck rooms

  • 10:30am-1:00: Learn to make your first VR game, ATARI BREAKOUT

  • 1:00pm: Lunch

  • 1:30pm-6:00pm: Finish making your VR ATARI BREAKOUT Game

  • 6:00pm-7:00pm: Stick around, test your game and play around in VR

Sunday, February 26th (10am-7pm)

  • 10:00am: Doors open

  • 10:30am: Go over your VR ATARI BREAKOUT game, address concerns and work through blocks

  • 12:00pm-1:00pm: Learn about the Unity Asset Store and prep for your 2nd VR experience - your own!

  • 1:00pm: Lunch

  • 1:30 - 5:30pm: Finish building your game

  • 5:30 - 7:00pm: End of class celebration and drinks, game testing and playing with VR


No refunds. Questions?

Please contact Jared Rice, jared@weoji.com

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