The virtual world VRChat burst into mainstream consciousness with a steady stream of viral memes, but a few days ago, denizens of VRChat grappled with something much realer than swarms of Knuckles avatars: A player who appeared to suffer a seizure in VR.
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I used to dream of cyberspace. Inspired by the speculative fiction of William Gibson, Cyberpunk role-playing, and movies such as The Lawnmower Man, I imagined falling down a digital rabbit hole into a world of light, colour and geometric shapes. A world where I'd interact with fellow travellers decked out in wild and creative custom avatars. Massive online social space VRChat is a lot like the electronic playground I imagined, only completely ridiculous.