Eons was a personal project to explore gaze interactions in Virtual Reality.
Two of the key interaction issues in VR are:
So I reversed the idea of exploration and had the player bring things to them and interact with them, simply by looking.
Using gaze, players could:
This was enough for a player to explore a space naturally, even if they weren’t used to 3D virtual spaces.
I used these mechanics to make a very simple locked room puzzle game.
You can download the source here.