An anonymous reader writes "At the Exile Game Jam held in Denmark over the weekend, an experiment was attempted using an Oculus Rift development kit. The final experience allowed each wearer to take on the role of someone having their head chopped off.
Everyone trying out the simulator is a little shocked when the blade finally falls on their neck. This has a lot to do with the anticipation that builds before it falls, but also because the user can look around to see the blade above, the crowd of onlookers around them, and the executioner who signals the blade be dropped. It also enhances the experience when someone watches the blade falling on a nearby screen and taps the user on the back of the neck at the time of impact."
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