Despite the growth of virtual reality (VR), the design space of collocated social play in VR remains narrow. Astaire is a collaborative hybrid VR dance game for two players sharing an HTC Vive VR system and includes social touch, asymmetric, and interdependent play. Check out the images below of players experiencing Astaire:
I was a design researcher for Astaire. Using Bodystorming methodologies, I participated in exploring the design space and pushing the boundaries of mixed reality social play. Other collaborators implemented Astaire and led the user testing.