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Was War of the Worlds Broadcast the First VR Experience?

oculuscropped2-20160314123936109This UK Market Magazine Article suggests that while Oculus Rift┬ámay represent an entirely new world of virtual entertainment and immersion, maybe the original virtual reality or VR gold standard belongs to radio drama. Consider the authors, Gavin and Jason Fox’s suggestion that Orson Welles and War of the Worlds provided the greatest trick to the mind, and come back and comment your own thoughts on their theory!


About The Author

Born to Teachers and Amateur Audio Enthusiasts in the small rural community of Belwood, Jack's first love was stories- writing, reading, telling, and singing. He developed his acting skills through High School, University, and through film and community theatre. Jack writes the lion's share of Electric Vicuna's Audio Drama scripts and has his own writing site at He's thrilled to co-host the Sonic Society with his wonderful, talented, friend David Ault!


One Response to “Was War of the Worlds Broadcast the First VR Experience?”

  1. Jennifer Baratta says:

    Yes it was. As shown on T.v episodes of Touched by an Angel and Cold Case.

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