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Join us and start your life as a dolphin or a shark

A virtual ocean experience with real-world impact

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DISCOVER THE MAGIC

 

Immerse yourself in the magical ocean and discover the beauty and perils of the underwater world.

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EXPERIENCE WITH FRIENDS

 

Join a dolphin pod or a shiver of sharks, invite your friends and family, and explore the underwater realm together!

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ENCOUNTER MAJESTIC ANIMALS 

 

Meet incredible species in extraordinary ocean environments.

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HAVE AN IMPACT

 

Help marine organizations to focus the passion for the ocean on real-world conservation projects.

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Still in development,

yet already collecting selections from TOP festivals:

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A GAME THAT INSPIRES CHANGE

How is the Water is the leading virtual reality experience combining innovative immersive entertainment and real-world conservation impacts.

 

Become a dolphin and experience the beauty and perils of the underwater world.

 

Join the movement and give others the opportunity to understand the importance of the ocean and support marine conservation projects.

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Become part of something bigger!

Help us to bring How is the Water to the next level

IMMERSE YOURSELF ON A DEVICE OF YOUR CHOICE

VR Game for threaded & mobile headsets

360° Interactive App for mobile phone, tablet & desktop

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OUR IMPACT

We connect empathy with tangible ocean impacts thanks to our network!

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BUY ONE GIVE ONE

 

Each copy sold allows us to deliver the experience to one youth without access to the ocean.

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SUPPORT MARINE PROTECTION

 

All profit is reinvested to spark

action for marine conservation.

VIRTUAL SPECIES PRESERVATION

 

Together with Digital Life 3D, a non-profit initiative within the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, we create digital clones of marine life for scientific and educational use to preserve marine species for future generations.

PROTOTYPE FUNDED BY

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LEADING CHARITY PARTNER

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JOIN GLOBAL IMPACT PARTNERS

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FEATURED PHOTOGRAPHERS

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...together with more than 200 ocean advocates and influencers.

Thank you for your help!

DEVELOPMENT

Concept Development

Proof of Concept

Prototype Development

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Game Production

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06/2019

01/2021

How is the Water is a story of our ocean told intimately through a dolphin’s eyes.

It begins with a pod, a family of dolphins who teach you how to hunt and explore in your underwater home. Yet, when your home begins to change as a strange threat begins to invade, you must journey to find its source.

How is the Water is an adventure that will take you across a changing ocean, bringing you face-to-face with animals and wonders in danger of disappearing. How far will you go for your family and home?

HOW IS THE WATER NEWS

We are live on Kickstarter!

Support us - Support the Ocean!

Visit our How is the Water Kickstarter page and pledge your support to become a dolphin or a shark soon!

The prototype is ready!

How is the Water was funded by FFF Bavaria 9 months ago. Now, we finally hold the first finished prototype and cannot wait to start testing it.

Interested in being one of the first to try it and give us feedback?

Contact us!

Cannes XR Development Showcase 2020

It is exciting to announce that How is the Water continues its presence on renowned festivals and will be part of the development showcase selection of this years Cannes XR exhibition.

Venice Production Bridge 2019

Three days full of meetings, appointments and possibilities! We went through a great development and progress for How is the Water during our time in Venice at the Production Bridge of La Biennale di Venezia 76th Edition.

Biennale College Cinema VR 2019

Thanks to all the people that made this edition happen! It was a great pleasure to meet so many experts and creative minds and to turn the concept of How is the Water upside down multiple times...

Kickstarter Launch - May 18th

We launch our How is the Water Kickstarter campaign on May 18th, 8 am ET / 2 pm CET!

Don't miss the launch - there are extra rewards and discounts available only on the first day!

Sign up to stay up to date!

NewImages Festival 2020

How is the Water was selected for the NewImages Festival Financing market, in the category "Invisible beauty of nature". We are honoured and look forward to this great festival!

Prototype funding from

FFF Bayern

We are incredibly happy and honoured that How is the Water was selected for the game prototype funding of FFF Bayern

Be prepared for a stunning prototype soon!

Virtual Worlds in Munich 2019

How is the Water was selected for the B2B market of the first edition of Virtual Worlds in Munich in July 2019!

It was a pleasure to be part of this first big VR festival in Germany and fast forwarded the progress of our project a lot.

 

 

 

Wow, you made it all the way down into the deep sea of our page!

As a Thank you, we would love to share with you the secret of becoming a dolphin or a shark.

And if you already signed up, then let us at least share with you this great quote of David Foster Wallace!

 

 

“The point of the fish story is merely that the most obvious, important realities are often the ones that are hardest to see and talk about…

 

The fact is that in the day to day trenches of adult existence, banal platitudes can have a life or death importance.”

 

- David Foster Wallace