Leap Motion 3D Jam 2.0 AR/VR & Open Track Winners Announced

Leap Motion 3D Jam 2.0 – VR Game Competition Winners Announced

Finally, the Leap Motion 3D Jam 2.0 winners had been announced! Based on Leap Motion Developer community ratings and scores from the Leap Motion team, Here we’re excited to present the winners of the second annual 3D Jam.

This year’s Leap Motion 3D Jam had raised the bar in total prize award cash for winners, with over $75,000 in cash and prizes, and we’re impressed with the imagination and creativity of everyone who participated. With nearly 2,000 developers registered from over 90 countries, we saw close to 200 final submissions. The 3D Jam tour ran across over 20 cities and 6 countries around the global! And the global AR/VR and Open Track categories winners are:

AR/VR Track 1st Place: Lyra VR

Lyra is an enormously powerful virtual playground that lets you create music in 3D space. Chain chords, melodies, and instruments together in complex webs, then watch and listen to it unfold.

Prize: $10,000, Unity Suite, 2 OSVR HDKs, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti

2nd Place: Warlock VR

Throw spells across the room, shoot plasma balls, and harness cosmic power with Warlock VR – now with a multiplayer mode so you can battle your friends!

Prize: $7,500, Unity Pro, OSVR HDK, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti

3rd Place: RPS Island

Ever imagined that rock-paper-scissors could save your life? In RPS Island, you must defeat a never-ending onslaught of enemies by signalling their weakness.

Prize: $5,000, Unity Pro, OSVR HDK, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti

4th Place: Vox Rocks Dino Destroyer

Vox Rocks: Dino Destroyer is a shooting-gallery-slash-puzzle game. Reach out and blast apart voxel dinos by manipulating magnetic forces and coordinating colors to clear each level.

Prize: $2,500, Unity Pro, OSVR HDK

5th Place: HellVibe

Solve HellVibe’s demonic puzzle box to set yourself free from an astral prison. Inspired by Hellraiser and Myst, you’ll need all your wit and skill to escape.

Prize: $1,000, Unity Pro, OSVR HDK

Community Favorite #1: PotelRVR, Pottery Maker

Grab a seat, relax, enjoy the sounds of nature, and create pottery in VR with PotelRVR.

Prize: $500, Unity Pro

Community Favorite #2: Virtual Real Meeting

Making real-world distances meaningless is one of the classic visions of VR. Virtual Real Meetingis a collaborative virtual environment that makes it easy to connect and present slideshows, videos, drawings, task lists, and charts.

Prize: $500, Unity Pro

Leap Motion 3D Jam – Open Track Winners

1st Place: Spiders of Mars

Fire up your space lasers and shoot down deadly bugs in Spiders of Mars – an endless shooter where you square off against an never-ending horde of robot spiders.

Prize: $10,000, Unity Suite, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti

2nd Place: Zombies Shall Not Pass!

Ever wanted to be on the other side of the zombie apocalypse? Groan, thrash, and devour your way through the last survivors of the human race in Zombies Shall Not Pass!

Prize: $7,500, Unity Pro, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti

3rd Place: Hand Capture

Motion control is an incredibly powerful tool for 3D animation. With Hand Capture, a new motion capture and animation plugin for Autodesk MotionBuilder 2016, you can bring just about anything to life.

Prize: $5,000, Unity Pro, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti

Community Favorite: Universal Accessibility Vehicle (UAV)

Take control of your smart home with a smart wheelchair! The Universal Accessibility Vehicle(formerly known as LEAPing into Accessibility) is an experimental wheelchair interface that lets you navigate and control household appliances.

Prize: $500, Unity Pro

 

Leap Motion 3D Jam Supporting Sponsors

The competition might be over, but the real fun is just getting started! Many developers are working to submit their projects to the Developer Gallery, while others are already working on their next giant leap. Watch for further updates as Leap Motion team brings to the AR/VR and interactive communities new assets, tools, resources, demos, and much more!

Author: VR Reporter

I am a hi-tech enthusiast, VR evangelist, and a Co-founder & Chief Director at Virtual Reality Reporter!

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