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See Deckard's apartment recreated in VR in Blade Runner 9732

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I'm still not convinced that Blade Runner 2049 is a good idea, but Blade Runner 9732 definitely is. It's a virtual tour of Rick Deckard's apartment being created by Quentin Lengele, a software engineer from Belgium, who's been working on it since back in 2014. In a recent update he said that the project is "almost finished," and showed off the fruits of his labor in the form of a "real time" trailer.  

Deckard's pad looks great, if not quite as smoky as I remember it from the film. The kitchen looks like it could use a bit of work, and Lengele said he's still improving the bathroom, but the living room is fantastic, and it's quite a view outside, too. The effect is obviously less impressive without a VR headset strapped to your face, but unfortunately this may be as good as it gets: As Glixel points out, this is an unofficial project, and that means a cease-and-desist could put the brakes on the whole thing at any time. 

Assuming that doesn't happen, Lengele plans to bring Rachel into the apartment, where she'll wander around, smoke cigarettes, and engage in uncomfortable conversations about childhood memories. For now, despite being almost finished, he's not providing an ETA on the release, but said it will be available for the HTC Vive as well as the Oculus Rift. 

Andy Chalk
Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.