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FOSDEM Schedule 2021
Virtual Events

Vircadia - A Technical Introduction

M.misc
Vadim Troshchinskiy
<p>Vircadia is a "metaverse" -- a shared 3D/VR space for doing most anything you want, including holding meetings, hosting events, socializing, playing games and education. It is a continuation of the now dead High Fidelity project, developed by volunteers.</p> <p>In this talk I will give a very short explanation of what the project is about, and follow up with a series of quick technical introductions about the architecture and how to get started.</p>

The talk will be simple, but technical. The purpose is to explain the architecture of the system, and to give people a way to quickly get started. The content covered will be:

What is this, and who we are

Basic architecture of the system

How to get it (installing or compiling)

Basic controls and interface

How to bring in objects from Blender

How to write a very simple script

How to write a more complex script

How to host a server

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