You’ve heard it before: VR is almost certainly the future of gaming, but the technology just isn’t there yet for mass appeal.

That’s neat enough on its own, but Sandbox takes immersion a step further by incorporating motion capture technology for more realistic movements and in-game actions.

Then you strap on your headset – a modified Oculus Rift in my case, but the company use the superior Vive Pro in other locations – and a VR backpack PC that’s lighter than you probably think.

Lastly, you attach this doodad onto each of your limbs.

The power of shiny balls allows the motion capture cameras to accurately track individual arms and legs as you move around the room.

The game we played was called Deadwood Mansion.

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