A. Quinton — Sep. 15th 2016
On December 6th, Red Storm Entertainment is releasing Werewolves Within for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR. It’s a virtual reality version of the social engineering / social ostracization game Werewolf.
Werewolves Within is a fast-paced game of hidden roles and social deduction for five to eight players. In one game, a player might be a villager trying their hardest to cleanse the town of werewolves, while minutes later they could be the werewolf, lying and betraying friends in order to survive the vote.
I got excited at the potential, then watched the reveal trailer and remembered that Werewolf is mostly a game about sitting in a chair and pointing at people. If I’m going to play a virtual reality werewolf, the only furniture I want involved in the experience is the stack of overturned tables and bookshelves my victims use to try and barricade me out.
Thanks to Somnilux for the link!