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Destination Home

A journey out of homelessness

Travel back in time with Alex, a 24-year-old woman who lost her job and follow her on a journey out of homelessness with the help of Crisis.  

Destination home: a journey out of homelessness  is a new virtual reality experience to aid young people’s understanding and empathy towards people experiencing homelessness.  

You can play the game using Cardboard VR headset or on your tablet as a mobile game.  

Immerse yourself in a digital world to understand more about the causes of homelessness, ways it can be solved, and how you can get involved in Crisis' work to end it for good.  

Order your VR headset and start gaming today!

Important tips to remember: 

  • The safest way to experience virtual reality is sitting down. If you do want to move around while using the headset, make sure you're in a safe place to do this. 
  • You should always have a parent or responsible adult with you when using virtual reality. 
  • If you have any special medical conditions, make sure you speak to your doctor first before using virtual reality.  
  • If you feel any discomfort during the game, take the headset off immediately. 

FAQs

Our game is available to be played both in VR and 2D. To access the 2D version that does not require a VR headset, download Musemio app and after selecting the experience, choose 2D mode to begin the game.

VR works best on most smartphones (iPhone 7 and higher, or Samsung 7 and higher, or similar). If you have any problems, please email us at info@musemio.com mentioning your phone model and OS, and we will be able to advise you.

Due to the recent update, VR mode is currently not available on iPhone 12 and iPhone 13, but you still can experience Destination Home in a 2D mode. 

The game takes approximately 15 to 30 minutes depending on how quickly you can pass all the challenges.

No, you do not need to pay to play!

‘I am stuck on the game – the screen has frozen. What do I do?’

Simply log off the application and log back on. Your progress may not be saved.

‘Can I pause the game?’

No, you can’t pause the game. However, if you accidentally leave the app and rejoin within a couple of minutes, you will start the experience from where you left it.

 ‘I am not sure what to do next?’

Don’t panic :) Simply look around and explore the surroundings for any interactive elements. This should set you on the right path. Also, if you are inactive for over 5 seconds, helpful arrows might appear that would point you towards your next game point.

‘Can I save my progress?’

Yes, you can! If you accidentally close the app, next time you load the game it will give you a choice to start from the beginning or from your last saved point.

Unfortunately, you cannot play our VR products on laptops or computers at the moment. Access to the game is only through mobile or tablet applications.

When you first download the app, you will be able to play as a guest. You will be initially taken through a tutorial (you can choose VR or 2D mode). After the tutorial you will be able to play the game. After 3 times playing as a guest, you will be asked to sign up using your parents’ email.

Our games are designed for everyone to play, however the content of our games can be difficult to fully understand for children under 7. The app and game are designed for 7-to 11-year-olds, but ‘older kids’ are encouraged to join in, play and explore.