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Divergent: Dauntless Fear Simulator

The 'Dauntless Fear Simulator’ at Lionsgate Entertainment World is an open-world VR experience that invites fans of the Divergent franchise to take on their fears. Immersed in a completely CG world created by Framestore's immersive team for Thinkwell Group, visitors are challenged to see if they've got what it takes to be a member of the Dauntless faction.

in game perspective of an explosion

The widest brief that Framestore got for an attraction at Lionsgate Entertainment World was for this fear-based VR experience that takes place within the world of the Divergent film series. As the Writer and Director of the media, Jason Fox created the concept for the 'Dauntless Fear Simulator', a location-based attraction that gives participants agency to progress through the world however they choose. This means they can repeat the experience but get different outcomes each time.

What we’ve created is a terrifying VR environment designed to put visitors on edge. It's tied to the physical world so if someone reaches out to touch an object or a textured surface, it’s really there.
Jason Fox
Creative Director
two people wearing vr headsets, holding controllers, walking through an obstacle course while someone supervises them in the background
divergent dauntless in game perspective of walking on steel poles on top of a roof
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