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From Hamlet to Smackdowns: The Weird and Wonderful Ideas from VR Jubilee

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The atmosphere of last week's NYU Jubilee, a showcase of virtual reality projects employing everything from simple mobile VR to cordless Vive rigs to Oculus Touch controllers, could only be described as, well, jubilant. 

One student developer proudly confessed to spending 90 hours over two weeks to finish his build in time for the event. Telling the creators you enjoyed their experiences usually evoked beaming smiles and sighs of relief.

But despite the hobbyist atmosphere - developers kept sneaking away from their stations to try out their peers' work - the projects were anything but amateur.

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