Ruff Talk VR

Ruff Talk VR

An Oculus Quest (or should we say Meta Quest) and virtual reality podcast! A father/son duo talking everything VR! Featuring hosts Dscruffles and Stratus, each episode our hosts review a different Meta Quest Store game for the Meta Quest 2. Featuring gameplay information, discussion of pros and cons, debating, some miscellaneous banter, and a final review score. This podcast also features reviews of virtual reality games and experiences on the hidden Meta Quest store known as App Lab. As well as interviews with game developers and VR news discussion, Ruff Talk VR is quickly becoming the premier podcast for all things Oculus Quest and virtual reality! Follow us on Reddit at www.reddit.com/r/RuffTalkVR Support the podcast at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/RuffTalkVR read less
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Interview with Brian and Connor of Venture's Gauntlet
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Interview with Brian and Connor of Venture's Gauntlet
Big thank you to all of our Patreon supporters! Become a supporter of the show today at  https://www.patreon.com/rufftalkvrOn this episode of Ruff Talk VR we are joined by Brian and Connor of Bearhammer Games, the studio be Venture's Gauntlet! A new VR obstacle course game available now on the Meta Quest app lab store as well as PCVR! Listen as we get to know Connor and Brian, how the game came to be, what's next for Venture's Gauntlet, and more!Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rufftalkvrRuff Talk VR Discord: https://discord.gg/9JTdCccucSIf you enjoy the podcast be sure to rate us 5 stars and subscribe! Join our official subreddit at https://www.reddit.com/r/RuffTalkVR/Venture's Gauntlet Store Link:  https://www.meta.com/experiences/6784615031600264/Store Description: VR's Ultimate Action-PlatformerObsessed with his family's legacy, aging billionaire Adam Venture is looking for a capable heir to the Venture name and fortune. His only requirement? The skill and tenacity to overcome a series of deadly obstacle courses known as: Venture’s GauntletComfortable LocomotionRun, climb, swing and zipline your way through the gauntlet in comfort and style with TrueMotionVR arm swing controls.Overcome Dangerous ChallengesKiller-drones, deadly lasers, fatal drops and more all stand along the path to glory. Only the most capable will survive.Embark On An Epic JourneyTraverse giant cliffs, delve into the depths of the earth and climb crumbling castles across 9 intense stages inspired by the Highlands of Scotland.Breathtaking VisualsExperience beautiful graphics powered by Unreal Engine. A dynamic time of day and weather system makes the world feel alive as you progress through the Gauntlet.Uncover the secrets of the VenturesThe ever-present Adam Venture watches your every move. Do you have the skill to impress him, or will you be a disappointment like all the others?Tailor Made CoursesCalibration adjusts the Gauntlet’s obstacles to your height & arm length measurements to ensure the best experience for all users.Claim the ultimate gloryCompete against other players for the best times on each stage on the online leaderboards.So ask yourself this -  do YOU have what it takes to run the Gauntlet?Send us a text to the Ruff Talk VR fan mail line!Support the Show.
Interview with Ryan Rutherford - Co-creator of Dungeons of Eternity
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Interview with Ryan Rutherford - Co-creator of Dungeons of Eternity
Big thank you to all of our Patreon supporters! Become a supporter of the show today at  https://www.patreon.com/rufftalkvrOn this episode of Ruff Talk VR we are joined again by Ryan Rutherford! One of the co-founders of Othergate, the studio behind one of our favorite VR games - Dungeons of Eternity! Listen as we catch up with Ryan and the last year in Dungeons of Eternity,  hear what's come to the game since our last talk, get some teasers on what's coming next for Dungeons of Eternity, and more! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rufftalkvrRuff Talk VR Discord: https://discord.gg/9JTdCccucSIf you enjoy the podcast be sure to rate us 5 stars and subscribe! Join our official subreddit at https://www.reddit.com/r/RuffTalkVR/Dungeons of Eternity Store Link:  https://www.meta.com/experiences/6784615031600264/Store Description:  Endless fantasy action and adventure await you and your friends in Dungeons of Eternity. 🏆Essential (5-stars) - UploadVR🏆Best VR Games of 2023 - The Escapist🏆2023 Quest Game of the Year - Ruff Talk VR🏆Best New Multiplayer VR Game - UploadVR🏆Top 25 Best Meta Quest 3 Games - UploadVR🏆Design Excellence in UI - RoadToVRWhen a cataclysmic cosmic event threatens your homeworld, the only hope for survival lies within the endless labyrinth of dungeons on the forsaken planet known as Eternity.  Hack-n-slash takes on a new meaning in VR: swing swords, throw axes, use bows, wield magic staffs, and more to make it out alive.• COOP OR SOLO PLAYBand together for an unforgettable cooperative experience with up to 3 players, or delve into the dungeons yourself.• EVER-CHANGING DUNGEONSExplore randomly-generated dungeons across multiple game modes and realms - no dungeon run is the same. A vast array of chambers await, from combat arenas, puzzle, and trap rooms, secret chambers, and more.• FEEL THE DUNGEONSHack-n-slash like never before with a visceral physics-based combat system and realistic interactions with the game world. • ENDLESS ARSENAL Every weapon is randomly generated, offering nearly endless loot within the dungeons. You will discover many weapon types, including swords, bows, magic staffs, and more.• PLAY YOUR WAYCraft your playstyle and appearance through loadouts, upgrades, and a diverse set of character customization options. Send us a text to the Ruff Talk VR fan mail line!Support the Show.
Interview with Celine Tricart - Co-creator of Masters of Light
29-05-2024
Interview with Celine Tricart - Co-creator of Masters of Light
Big thank you to all of our Patreon supporters! Become a supporter of the show today at  https://www.patreon.com/rufftalkvrOn this episode of Ruff Talk VR we are joined by Celine Tricart the co-creator of Masters of Light! A new VR handtracking game with elements of fitness, made by developers Coven and Albyon and available now on the Meta Quest! Listen as we get to know Celine, her background in VR, the inspiration for Masters of Light, what comes next for the studio, and more! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rufftalkvrRuff Talk VR Discord: https://discord.gg/9JTdCccucSIf you enjoy the podcast be sure to rate us 5 stars and subscribe! Join our official subreddit at https://www.reddit.com/r/RuffTalkVR/Masters of Light Store Link:  https://www.meta.com/experiences/6784615031600264/Store Description: Shadows are threatening the galaxy and it’s up to you to join the fight! 💪Feel the pulse of MASTERS OF LIGHT, an electrifying action adventure game where you harness unstoppable magic superpowers with 🤜HAND TRACKING 🤛Conquer 36 levels with unlimited replay, upgrade 5 skills and become a superhero, the ultimate Master of Light. Feel like a badass in VR! ✨Fight, workout and dance to our intense synthwave soundtrack while exploring breathtaking VR environments.The galaxy needs you! Will you be strong enough to face what awaits you at the heart of the Black Hole?Key features :- 2 ways to play : hand-tracking 🤌 or controllers 🎮- 3 difficulty modes : easy 😀 / normal 😨 / hard 😱- 5 superpowers to master and upgrade including freezing time! ⏳- 7 types of enemies 👿- 20 trophies to unlock 🏆- 36 levels ⚡️and unlimited replay to improve your score!💬 Available in English, Spanish, French, German, Simplified Chinese, Japanese.Send us a text to the Ruff Talk VR fan mail line!Support the Show.
Interview with Spoonfed - Developer of Grim
08-05-2024
Interview with Spoonfed - Developer of Grim
On this episode of Ruff Talk VR we are joined by Spoonfed, the developer and creator of Grim! An upcoming VR multiplayer survival game coming soon to PCVR and the Meta Quest! Grim is one of our most anticipated VR games and we have plenty to ask the man behind it! Listen as we get to know Spoonfed, learn more about the origins and development of Grim, and more!Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rufftalkvrRuff Talk VR Discord: https://discord.gg/9JTdCccucSIf you enjoy the podcast be sure to rate us 5 stars and subscribe! Join our official subreddit at https://www.reddit.com/r/RuffTalkVR/Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code RUFFTALKVR at MANSCAPED.com!Grim Steam Page:  https://store.steampowered.com/app/1403940/Grim/Store Description: MARSLeft stranded on the Red Planet by AdvantEDGE. Filled with treacherous terrain, riddled with precious resources necessary for your survival. Find food, water, and materials to construct a secure base and hone your craft. Discover radiated monuments that hold desirable loot. But be wary of the unknown and rival survivors as they pose constant threats and challenge your resilience on the Red Planet that is GRIM. Explore Mars, but watch your back…PVPVEIn GRIM, there are no rules other than fending for yourself. Craft tools, armor, and weapons to make your rightful place on Mars against rival survivors and the entities that roam it. You can Cooperate with friends and neighbors to build settlements. You can trade with players in peace, or raid their bases with menacing intent to steal their riches.FORTIFYConstructing your base is entirely under your control, from fortification to mischievous traps. You can craft your base by yourself or with other survivors. Gather your resources and command your territory.GRIM’s VR experience will immerse you in an unforgiving world that wants to witness your struggles of survival. See how long you can make it on your own or team up with others to build and survive. Prey and Plunder.GRIM is an Exclusive VR Multiplayer Survival game where you must immerse yourself as a survivor on Mars, where survival is not just a choice but a battle against the unknown and other players. The game features a plethora of different scenarios from traversing the map. Build and fortify your base to stand at the top.Grim is packed with features for unlimited replayability including:● Simultaneous PVP and PVE - Avoid both players, wildlife and AI.● Scavenge the land and opposing bases for resources, food, water, firearms, and ammunition.● Build and Fortify your base.● Team up or go alone on the treacherous red planet.● Find monuments for their outstanding loot.● Craft your tools and build your workshop.● Variety of makeshift weapons ranging from hatchets to assault rifles.● Raid your enemies.Send us a text to the Ruff Talk VR fan mail line!Support the Show.
Interview with VRider SBK - Rodolfo Saccoman, Giovanni Bazzoni, and Eduardo Fernandez
02-05-2024
Interview with VRider SBK - Rodolfo Saccoman, Giovanni Bazzoni, and Eduardo Fernandez
On this episode of Ruff Talk VR we are joined by Rodolfo Saccoman, Giovanni Bazzoni, and Eduardo Fernandez, part of the team behind VRider SBK! An upcoming virtual reality superbike game on the Meta Quest that features realistic driving mechanics as well as licensed bikes! Listen as we get to know these three, the inspiration and origins of VRider SBK, what we can expect in future updates, and more!Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rufftalkvrRuff Talk VR Discord: https://discord.gg/9JTdCccucSIf you enjoy the podcast be sure to rate us 5 stars and subscribe! Join our official subreddit at https://www.reddit.com/r/RuffTalkVR/Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code RUFFTALKVR at MANSCAPED.com!VRider Store Link:  https://www.meta.com/experiences/7219828628138236/Store Description: Introducing the world’s most anticipated SUPERBIKE VR Racing Game! Step into the heart-pounding world of motorcycle racing with VRIDER: the official game for the Superbike World Championship. For the first time ever, accelerate to speeds over 200 mph (320 km/h), compete with riders globally, and truly immerse yourself in this multi-sensorial VR thrill! VRIDER has pushed the boundaries of what’s possible with METAs Quest, bringing a realistic and fun motorcycle racing game to VR. Push the engine to the limit and compete with the best. With every turn, or straightaway the race circuit comes to life in a never-before-seen riveting experience.Feel the engine's roar with Spatial Audio, the wind's rush, and the thunder of superbikes, transporting you straight to the track.Experience head-to-head on-track battles against AI, real-life opponents, or against the clock. Will you lead the global online leaderboard?Immerse yourself in the ultimate adrenaline-pumping racing experience with our unique control system & don't forget: RACE ON THE EDGE!Features:- Quick Race, Tournament, Ghost Challenge, Endurance, and Hot Lap racing modes, with global leaderboards- 7 licensed circuits from the SBK World Championship - 23 official riders from the SBK World Championship - 5 Official Superbikes models: Ducati Panigale V4 R, BMW S100RR, Kawasaki Ninja ZX 10RR, Honda CBR1000RR, Yamaha YZF R1- Multi-step tutorial- MotionWellness™ Technology (Beta)Send us a text to the Ruff Talk VR fan mail line!Support the Show.
VR News - Meta Horizon OS and New Headsets, Ghosts of Tabor Wipe, Contractors Showdown, Alien: Rogue Incursion, Grim, New VR Games, Updates, and More!
29-04-2024
VR News - Meta Horizon OS and New Headsets, Ghosts of Tabor Wipe, Contractors Showdown, Alien: Rogue Incursion, Grim, New VR Games, Updates, and More!
On this episode of the Ruff Talk VR podcast we have another edition of VR News talking all the latest in the world of VR (And it's a stacked one!)! There's plenty to discuss including Meta announcing arguably their biggest news of the year with the announcement of Meta Horizon OS, the new name for the Quest OS that will be coming to third party headsets from brands like Lenovo and Asus as well as a limited edition Xbox-edition Quest! This also brings the news of the phasing out of app lab and the opening up of the official Meta Quest store. Also, server wipe is coming to Ghosts of Tabor on May 1st, Contractors Showdown launched this past week, Brazen Blaze entering open beta, Alien: Rogue Incursion was announced, Walkabout Mini Golf's Passport Venice DLC launched, Dig VR and Mudrunner VR were announced, and more!Discord: https://discord.gg/9JTdCccucSPatreon: https://www.patreon.com/rufftalkvrTabor Radio: https://www.buzzsprout.com/2216985If you enjoy the podcast be sure to rate us 5 stars and subscribe! Join our official subreddit at https://www.reddit.com/r/RuffTalkVR/Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code RUFFTALKVR at MANSCAPED.com!*We are paid a commission through affiliate links to help support the podcast on the Kiwi links abovePatreon: https://www.patreon.com/rufftalkvr Send us a text to the Ruff Talk VR fan mail line!Support the Show.
Interview with Joe Halper - Creator of NOPE Challenge
24-04-2024
Interview with Joe Halper - Creator of NOPE Challenge
On this episode of Ruff Talk VR we are joined by Joe Halper the creator of Happy Manic, the studio behind NOPE CHALLENGE! A new VR game coming to the Meta Quest on April 25, this game is all about facing your fears as you go through scenarios focused on heights, clowns, and also spiders with a bunch of other phobias mixed into the experience. Listen as we get to know Joe, learn about the inspiration and development of Nope Challenge, and more!Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rufftalkvrRuff Talk VR Discord: https://discord.gg/9JTdCccucSIf you enjoy the podcast be sure to rate us 5 stars and subscribe! Join our official subreddit at https://www.reddit.com/r/RuffTalkVR/Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code RUFFTALKVR at MANSCAPED.com!Nope Challenge Store Link: https://www.meta.com/experiences/4209841532432878/Store Description: NOPE CHALLENGE is an exhilarating psychological nail-biter that allows you to confront popular phobias such as clowns, spiders, and heights with varying levels of intensity. The game empowers you with the NOPE Button, allowing you to NOPE out at any point and go to a calming Breather Space. This puts you in control, letting you dictate the pace and intensity of your personal gameplay experience. With levels packed with triggers for over 40 phobias, NOPE CHALLENGE has something for everyone.Key Features:- Intense NOPE CHALLENGES: Choose from any of the 9 available NOPE CHALLENGES with tailored intensity levels; LIGHT eases you in, MODERATE increases AI interaction, and EXTREME pushes you to the limit.- Phobias Everywhere: Besides the thrills of Heights, Clowns, and Spiders, there are triggers for 40+ additional phobias. - The NOPE Button & Breather Space: These unique features ensure a balanced experience, allowing you to rest, relax, recharge or explore before heading back in or choosing a completely different NOPE CHALLENGE to jump into.- Advanced Dynamic AI: Experience never-the-same encounters with AI-driven adversaries in MODERATE and EXTREME levels, enhancing the dynamic gameplay and replayability.- Empower Yourself: Embrace or escape your phobias and fears in NOPE CHALLENGE, where each choice shapes your path, making every scream uniquely yours.- Share Your Scare: NOPE CHALLENGE promotes screen sharing, so friends and family can watch as you delve into the nightmares. Send us a text to the Ruff Talk VR fan mail line!Support the Show.
Interview with Sam Clay - Producer of Arcade Paradise
17-04-2024
Interview with Sam Clay - Producer of Arcade Paradise
On this episode of Ruff Talk VR we are joined by Sam Clay the producer of Arcade Paradise VR! Made developed by Nosebleed Interactive and published by Wired Productions, this game transports you back to the 90's as you transform an old laundry mat into an arcade! Listen as we get to know Sam, his history in the gaming industry, more about Arcade Paradise and porting it to VR, and more! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rufftalkvrRuff Talk VR Discord: https://discord.gg/9JTdCccucSIf you enjoy the podcast be sure to rate us 5 stars and subscribe! Join our official subreddit at https://www.reddit.com/r/RuffTalkVR/Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code RUFFTALKVR at MANSCAPED.com!Arcade Paradise Store Link: https://www.meta.com/experiences/5968301983261530/Store Description: Enter the virtual realm in Arcade Paradise VR, transporting you back to 1993 for an all-new immersive experience oozing with retro-fuelled gaming nostalgia. Taking you on an empowering journey from rags to riches, Arcade Paradise is an adventure and light-management sim combo game where you transform the decrepit King Wash laundromat into a thriving business. Set in the rundown town of Grindstone, you play as Ashley, a rebel teenager going against your father’s wishes to continue the family business. Get hands on managing the fully gamified day-to-day tasks, from manually picking up gum, doing the laundry, and scrubbing a toilet perfectly clean - to throwing out the trash in a basketball style mini game. Then, take your hard-earned money from completing these tasks to unlock your real objective… buying more arcade units!Featuring 12 fully realized VR cabinets alongside 27 traditionally controlled games from the original release, it’s time to play, profit and purchase your way to your very own Arcade Paradise. So, strap on your latest virtual reality tech - because the future is NOW!Send us a text to the Ruff Talk VR fan mail line!Support the Show.
Medieval Dynasty: New Settlement Interview with CEO Paweł Sobik and Lead Developer Grzegorz Fojcik
10-04-2024
Medieval Dynasty: New Settlement Interview with CEO Paweł Sobik and Lead Developer Grzegorz Fojcik
On this episode of Ruff Talk VR we are joined by Paweł Sobik and Grzegorz Fojcik, the CEO and Lead Developer of Spectral Games - the studio behind Medieval Dynasty: New Settlement on the Meta Quest! Listen as we get to know these two, dive into the making of this great VR game, learn about what's coming next for the game, and more!Medieval Dynasty Discord: https://discord.com/invite/93SMqXcyNaMedieval Dynasty Twitter: https://twitter.com/SpectralGamesVR Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rufftalkvrRuff Talk VR Discord: https://discord.gg/9JTdCccucSIf you enjoy the podcast be sure to rate us 5 stars and subscribe! Join our official subreddit at https://www.reddit.com/r/RuffTalkVR/Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code RUFFTALKVR at MANSCAPED.com!Medieval Dynasty: New Settlement Store Link: https://www.meta.com/experiences/5900444653303887/Store Description: Dive into the rich tapestry of medieval life with 'Medieval Dynasty New Settlement', an exhilarating VR Spin-off game that seamlessly blends sandbox, role-playing, simulation, and exploration. Set against the backdrop of a meticulously crafted medieval landscape, the player is tasked with the monumental challenge of founding and nurturing a thriving settlement and then starting their dynasty. As the protagonist your primary focus will be on the challenges of survival, resource gathering, and the ambitious task of creating a lasting dynasty. Utilizing the immersive capabilities of VR technology, you will physically engage in the construction of buildings, cooking, hunting, and cultivating fertile fields. Doing all of this and much more will ensure experiencing the gratification of watching your settlement rise from humble beginnings to a majestic medieval hub. Venture beyond the safety of your lands to explore the vast and enchanting landscapes, stumbling upon quests, challenges, and hidden treasures that add depth to the narrative. Encounter characters with unique personalities and stories, that will become a part of your settlement destiny.Send us a text to the Ruff Talk VR fan mail line!Support the Show.