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    This is an adaption of Mark Riboldi's ‘Controlled immersion’ published in Overland 228

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    To read the work, click and drag your mouse. Scrolling allows you to move away from the centre of the essay. The essay is best read with Chrome.

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    Credits

    Author
    Mark Riboldi
    Editor
    Jacinda Woodhead
    Copyeditor
    David Heslin
    Original print design and title artwork
    Brent Stegeman
    Adapted for the web
    Benjamin Laird
    Videos
    Morton Heilig’s Sensorama
    Star Trek holodeck introduction
    Baudrillard, ‘La disparition du monde réel’
    Doom 2: Hell on Earth trailer
    Images
    From the US Central Intelligence Agency's The world factbook, ‘Afghanistan’
    Images from Morton Heilig’s patent #2955156 ‘Stereoscopic-television appartus for individual use’