Just a little sentiment

Is ’80s nostalgia enough to keep in VR for 40 minutes? 

When Thomas Wolfe wrote “you can’t go home again,” he clearly hadn’t tried to do it in virtual reality—because right now, my body is sitting in an office in midtown Manhattan, but my brain is back in my childhood bedroom in Ohio. There’s a robot that responds to voice commands; a toy model of Castle Grayskull from He-Man and the Masters of the Universe; Transformers strewn around, in ridiculous positions. If the couch wasn’t a slightly different kind of 1980s tacky from my own, I’d swear I had indeed proven Wolfe wrong. ….[READ]

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