Welcome Simone! – Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project – 6/21/16

Look who’s in the cave! Our newest host, Simone Giertz, makes her first appearance on Still Untitled this week, in which we talk about her robot builds, travels, and recent appearance on The Late Show. Plus, we finally learn how to pronounce her last name. Expect more from Simone on Tested! (Thanks to TunnelBear for supporting Still Untitled!)

Adam Savage’s New Medieval Armor Costume

Adam has a new costume! This armor comes from the Jeff Bridges film Seventh Son, another example of a film that went under the radar, but still had good costuming. Watch Adam try it on for the first time, and listen to the sound of that sword! And for more costumes like this, check out the Prop Store auction going on now!

Hands-On with Raw Data’s New Multiplayer VR Demo

We visit the offices of Survios, a VR game company making a sci-fi multiplayer shooter for the HTC Vive and Oculus Touch. The new demo of Raw Data includes teleportation for moving around the map, hero classes, and special powers. We chat with Survios’ Chief Creative Officer about some of their VR design ideas.

Shot by Joey Fameli and edited by Norman Chan

Hands-On with Manus VR Virtual Reality Gloves

Seeing your hands and arms in virtual reality is going to be a big deal, but there’s no perfect solution yet for accurate and robust hand presence. That’s what Manus VR is trying to achieve with its VR gloves, which we test at this year’s E3. We learn how the gloves work and how it integrates with HTC Vive and Steam VR.

Shot by Joey Fameli and edited by Norman Chan

Premium Preview: Painting Resin Model Kits, Part 1

Next week, we have Frank back in our (old) office for a week of painting resin kits! These are kits we picked up at this year’s Monsterpalooza, and we’ll be painting some great sculptures from artist Dominic Qwek, Melita Curphy, and Sandy Collora. For Tested Premium Members, here’s the first episode in its entirely early!

Photo Gallery: Kylo Ren Helmet Reference Photos

Oculus Touch Hands-On and Interview at E3 2016

We stop by the Oculus booth at E3 2016 to get hands-on time with Oculus Touch games, including Wilson’s Heart and The Unspoken. Here’s some of that gameplay, our impressions on those demos, and our hopes for hand presence in virtual reality. Plus, a chat with Palmer Luckey and Nate Mitchell about the Oculus Rift’s launch, game exclusivity, and what’s coming next.

Shot by Joey Fameli and edited by Norman Chan

Episode 355 – WWDC and E3 2016 – 6/16/16

Slow news week, right? Norm makes it back from a whirlwind week of travel to chat with Jeremy and Will about all the announcements from Apple’s WWDC conference and E3. From Apple watch upgrades to Microsoft and Sony’s next-gen console plans, there’s almost too much to discuss. Plus, VR demo impressions!

Adam Savage Celebrates the National Week of Making!

To celebrate the upcoming National Week of Making, Adam talks about the love of making, in all its forms, and the wonderful photos of work spaces that makers from the community have been sending us. Keep on sending those pictures and sharing your stories about the things you can’t help but create!

Shot and edited by Adam Isaak