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Over the next several weeks, we’re spotlighting the top 20 3D Jam experiences chosen by the jury and community votes. These spotlights will focus on game design, interaction design, and the big ideas driving our community forward.

With its abstract visuals and sonic powers, Sander Snake’s Soundscape VR was voted community favorite by 3D Jam voters. Designed for the Oculus Rift, it’s available free for Mac and Windows on the Leap Motion App Store.

In the lead-up to IndieCade East, we’re spotlighting the top 20 3D Jam experiences chosen by the jury and community votes. These spotlights will focus on game design, interaction design, and the big ideas driving our community forward.

Created by the team at Common Extract, Q finished in 14th place for its fast-paced gameplay. We caught up with Managing Director Rob Lee to ask about the creative process behind Q, which is now available free for Mac and Windows from the Leap Motion App Store.

In the lead-up to IndieCade East, we’re spotlighting the top 20 3D Jam experiences chosen by the jury and community votes – with a special focus on game design, interaction design, and the big ideas driving our community forward.

Martin Schubert’s Weightless won second place for its breathtaking atmosphere and fluid interaction mechanics. It’s available free for the Oculus Rift on the Leap Motion App Store.

This week, as the global 3D Jam’s Open track continues to heat up, the 16 teams chosen at IndieCade 2014 have been hard at work building 3D experiences for the Select track. One of the teams competing for more than $75,000 in cash and prizes is Lazy 8 Studios with Rhythm Red Alert.

Ever wondered how a subatomic particle feels as it accelerates through the supercollider on the road to annihilation? From the developer behind Kyoto and Lotus, Collider is a new audiovisual experience that takes you on a journey through a psychedelic vortex of light and sound. Now featuring full head-mounted support for the Oculus Rift DK1 and DK2, Collider brings together raw infrared imagery with full 3D immersion – and it’s available free on the Leap Motion App Store.

It’s no secret that for many developers in our community, midnight is the hour when the hacking gets good. Late last Friday night, over 1,000 undergraduates from across the country poured into California Memorial Stadium for Cal Hacks, a 36-hour coding spree put on by Major League Hacking. Sponsors ranging from tech’s biggest players to […]

What if you could twist a piece of sound in the air? With a little knowledge of SuperCollider, you can create your own live electroacoustic music with Greap (Grain + Leap) – an experimental interactive music environment. It started as a research project to investigate the gestural manipulation of sound events, and explore the affordances of open air interfaces.

I have a recurring dream that starts as a nightmare but turns into something else altogether. Imagine the stage of a monumental concert hall. The auditorium is packed, and as the audience notices you, thousands of conversations turn into a deep, imposing silence that sends a chill down your spine. Spotlights on a majestic grand […]

This year’s Vivid Sydney light, sound, and ideas festival saw the collision of two powerhouse Australian art collectives – Ethno Tekh and Enig’matik Records. Together they built Enigma’Tekh, a whirring system of massive technicolor projections coating the facade of Sydney University.

Playability, as in play ability, means everything to me as a composer. Last October, I was able to perform a full orchestra using just a keyboard and my hand in the air. More recently, I discovered a very intuitive and creative way to play a virtual violin – with the help of the Leap Motion Controller, a virtual instrument, and a pen.