VR Bomb Defusal with The Hotel Folk


Welcome to a one-of-a-kind event that combined the adrenaline rush of virtual reality with the critical thinking skills required for bomb defusal. The Hotel Folk approached WeHost to organize a captivating day filled with innovation, teamwork, and excitement at The Thorpeness Country Club. This event aimed to bring together staff members for a training day that not only enhanced their productivity but also fostered a sense of camaraderie and cooperation. With cutting-edge technology and expert facilitators, the stage was set for an unforgettable experience.



Setting the Stage

The venue for this extraordinary event was none other than the magnificent Thorpeness Country Club. Its elegant surroundings and state-of-the-art facilities provided the perfect backdrop for an immersive virtual reality experience. Equipped with four virtual reality headsets, a 150-inch projector, and a high-quality Bose PA system, the event promised to be visually stunning and audibly captivating.


The Cast of Characters

To guide participants through this thrilling journey, a team of four experienced staff members was carefully selected. General Smokey Joe, Major Ellis, Field Marshal Sharpe, and Cadet John brought a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the event. Their presence ensured that every guest received personalized attention and assistance during the bomb defusal challenge.


Event Proceedings

The event kicked off with an engaging introduction presentation, setting the stage for the tasks ahead. Guests were briefed on the objectives, rules, and safety measures of the bomb defusal challenge. Once the groundwork was laid, the participants were divided into teams, each consisting of up to 10 members.



The Bomb Defusal Challenge

With the use of virtual reality headsets, guests stepped into the shoes of bomb defusal experts. One team member wore the headset, becoming the eyes of the team, while the remaining team members utilized their communication and problem-solving skills to defuse the virtual bomb based on the information provided by their teammate.


Each team had up to 10 minutes to complete the mission successfully. The virtual reality bomb, designed with intricate details and challenging mechanisms, tested the participants’ ability to collaborate under pressure. The facilitator experts were on hand to offer guidance and support throughout the challenge, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all. The roles of the players switched between each bomb defusal attempt to allow all guests to use the virtual reality headset. 



Recognition & Rewards

As an incentive for teamwork and efficiency, prizes were awarded to the team that defused the bomb in the fastest time. This friendly competition added an element of excitement and encouraged participants to push their limits and work together effectively.





The in-person virtual reality bomb defusal event at Thorpeness Country Club, organized for The Hotel Folk, was an immersive and captivating experience. With its innovative use of technology, emphasis on teamwork, and thrilling challenges, this event undoubtedly left a lasting impression on all participants. The attendees unleashed their inner problem solving skills, embraced the thrill of virtual reality, and discovered the power of collaboration like never before.




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