Plague of Athens VR - Surviving History's First Pandemic

Entrant 2024

History Adventures


Immerse yourself in the gripping saga of Plague of Athens VR, a VR journey that transports you back to the darkest days of the first recorded pandemic in 429 BCE. Step into the sandals of Nikos of Athens, a young physician challenged with treating countless Athenians struck by the plague.

As Athens descends into chaos, the VR narrative unfolds through the eyes of Nikos. The dilemmas that Nikos encounters shatter his world view, prompting him to question everything he holds dear. His faith in Apollo, the divine healer, is tested, as is the meaning of his Hippocratic Oath.

Winner of the prestigious Reimagine Education Gold Medal, Plague of Athens VR is an immersive journey into a pivotal chapter in human history. Whether you're a history enthusiast, curious about ancient epidemics, or a lover of gripping stories, "Plague of Athens VR" promises an unforgettable voyage into the past. Now available for Meta Quest, explore a world both ancient and hauntingly relevant to our own times.

Experience on Meta Quest today!