Teach a person to attract a penis, and he’ll snigger for a second. Give a person a pen with which to attract penises, and he’ll snigger for a lifetime. Just as a result of the maxim hasn’t been broadly repeated doesn’t imply it’s not true, and Valve has helpfully offered a recent instance of the pen to penis quotient in Half-Life: Alyx.
In one of many opening rooms of Alyx, there’s a window overlooking City 17, and a bunch of sensible, sciencey stuff in regards to the metropolis’s structure is drawn on the glass with dry erase markers. A lot of multicoloured markers sit on a close-by desk, virtually begging you to interact in just a little digital actuality graffiti.
So, after all, folks have drawn penises. Hundreds of hundreds of Twitch viewers tuned in on Alyx’s launch day to observe streamers run via the brand new VR sport and, naturally, a whole lot of hundreds of individuals watched streamers make obvious use of those Half-Life: Alyx pens in VR.
Literally. Hundreds of hundreds. This clip of Quin69 screaming “that is the long run” whereas drawing a cartoon penis has been seen practically 300,000 occasions.
Truly, VR video games have arrived. Though, in equity, I’m fairly positive this isn’t the primary VR sport to characteristic penises…