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Flappy Nerd: The New Oculus Add-On That Lets You Pretend To Be A Bird

Strap on and strap in to Birdly if you want to fly!

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Birdly, the project of four Zurich dreamers, combines hydraulics, a padded table, some bird software, and an Oculus Rift. Its goal: "to capture the mediated flying experience".

The Birdly team recently released a teaser video, and it depicts nothing less than the transformative power of flight. Behold! Your wildest Bran Stark dreams come true, as a man becomes a bird.


Joe Bernstein is a senior technology reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Bernstein reports on and writes about the gaming industry and web culture.

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