Factsheet

Developer:
Mimicry
Based in Coimbra, Portugal

Release date:
5 May, 2013

Platforms:
Oculus Share
Google Drive direct download

Website:
highland.mimicrygames.com

Regular Price:

Free

Description

Highland is an atmospheric vignette (a short impressionistic scene) for Oculus Rift DK1 and PS Move, which transports the player to a Scottish mountain top, where he'll be able to play the bagpipe. The game is designed for the PlayStation Move controller. While it does not utilize the motion tracking capabilities, the button layout and controls are specifically tailored for it.

History

Highland was developed by Thomas J. Papa, founder of Mimicry, at Exile Game Jame Spring 2013, in only a couple of days.

Features

  • Become a highlander playing bagpipe on the top of a mountain.
  • Atmospheric scenery set in the Scotish Highlands.
  • Immersive VR Experience.
  • Make sure to stress that everything about this game is absolutely fabulous.
  • Designed for the Playstation Move controller button layout and controls.

Videos

Highland for Oculus Rift DK1 Vimeo

Live Presentation YouTube


Images

download all screenshots & photos as .zip (12MB)
highland_lookingdown.png
Exile-Mimicry-Games-1.png
Highland_download.png
highland_vista.png
highland_instructions.png
Highland_bagpipe_oculus_rift2.png

download logo files as .zip (3MB)
logo
logo

Awards & Recognition

  • "Winner of Exile Game Jam, with the VR game "Highland"." Vallekilde Højskole, Denmark, Spring, 2013

Exile Jam
Highland was developed during Exile Jam, the coziest game jam in the world .

Oculus Share
Available for free from share.oculusvr.com.

Unicorn7
Available for free from unicorn7.org.

Google Drive direct download
Available for free from bit.ly.

IGDA Denmark: Exile Game Jam
Highland mention at IGDA Denmark igda.dk.


About Mimicry

Boilerplate
Mimicry is an independent game, VR and software development studio composed of Thomas Papa, Daniela Fontes, Artur Gomes, Pedro Oliveira and José Vieira. Mimicry is based in Coimbra, Portugal and creates virtual reality experiences and games. In addition, Mimicry also offers its expertise in the form of development services and consulting for VR.

More information
More information on Mimicry, our logo & relevant media are available here.


Highland Credits

Thomas Papa
Director, Design and Development

Kristian Rømer
Bagpipe sounds

freesound.org: HerbertBoland; 2887679652; Leandros.Ntounis; DigifishMusic; smidoid
Ambient Sound


presskit() by Rami Ismail (Vlambeer) - also thanks to these fine folks