Isola is a VR journey that takes place in a fantasy world consisting of many floating islands. During the journey, a special vehicle will be available for navigation and interaction. With the vehicle, the player can sail among the floating islands. He/she will overcome bad weather, throw a ring to attract giant fish.The entire story is accompanied by a little bird which guides the player’s attention and cues for possible interactions.
This project explores the possibility of using a non-playable companion character to diegetically inform the player how to interact within a virtual space.
Students: Lyric Liu, Jian Ruan