Eilidh Macleod (Designer), Robin J. S. Sloan (Designer)

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Recover is a VR game prototype in which the player is tasked with exploring a large pillow fort. In this safe space, and their aim is to light up the world by completing puzzles that encourage deep breathing and other mindfulness based tasks.

This game artefact was developed in conjunction with a research project that explored the potential efficacy in player engagement when combining immersive game design practices with post psychotherapy treatment for those recovering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputOnline
Size1.6 GB
Publication statusPublished - 2017


  • Game design
  • Virtual reality
  • VR
  • Psychotherapy
  • PTSD
  • Mental health


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