DevUp: VR Guitar (2015-10-14)

Zach’s next development update (#DevUp!) for the “VR Guitar” project, which uses Leap Motion input to strum guitar strings in VR.

The entire DevUp video playlist:…

Subscribe to this channel or follow @zachkinstner ( for project updates!

In this video, we look at the new segmented strings, which allow you to play different notes and chord variations without switching chords with your left hand. This opens up several new possibilities for playing songs with the VR guitar.

We also take a look at a new visual indicator to help target the string segments, and go into Unity to see an improvement to the strumming mechanics and some rendering optimizations.

Join the discussion in the comments below or at the Leap Motion forum:…

The song from the beginning of the video is called “Street Spirit (Fade Out)” by Radiohead: