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If you roll your eyes at the mention of VR because you never found the idea of Star Trek’s holodeck or the world of The Matrix very appealing, then you’re in the right place. After all, VR gaming isn’t for everyone — but it turns out that there’s a universe of genuinely compelling stuffing out there for VR-curious non-gamers. Virtual reality has come a long way since its beginnings in the mall culture of the 90s. These days, VR is flat out cool, no matter who you are or how little interest you have in tech.
These days, you can pop on a Quest 2 headset and immerse yourself in everything from dance parties to sculpting and painting to marveling at the globe’s most impressive scenic vistas. Meditation, chess and challenges to overcome phobias are just a few more ways that VR isn’t aimed solely at the kids on Stranger Things. Of course there will always be games for gamers, but the world of virtual reality has started expanding in ways that even nana and pop-pop can get into. Here are some of our top picks for the best VR experiences for non-gamers.
The VR Headset For Getting Started
The Feeling Of A Cozy Living Room
Travel The World’s Most Amazing Destinations
Immersive Self Care And Mindfulness Meditation
Dance, Box And Sweat With Workouts Led By Pros
Become A Chess Master
Learn A New Language
Sit In On The History Of The American Black Experience
Create An Immersive Art Experience
Overcome A Fear Of Heights
Play In A Digital Clay Sculpting Sandbox