Unseen Diplomacy: a VR obstacle course

“I love the Vive, but my biggest problem was that it didn’t feel like there was actually much in the way of games for it. Nothing that really highlighted the platform. That is, until Unseen Diplomacy crawled through a vent and started scurrying around behind some crates in the corner.” – Jake Tucker


Unseen Diplomacy casts you as an elite member of The British Espionage Tactical Initiative, defeating the plans of evil-doers around the world.


With a real-life obstacle course created by the Vive’s incredible virtual reality environment, you will run and roll, sneak and solve your way through volcano lairs and moon bases. Watch your friends become VR spies!


Unseen Diplomacy was built in only six weeks and was released on Steam on April 5th 2016. It’s a game that’s designed to make the most of your room space, so check the requirements carefully.


It’s a great game to exhibit so if you want to bring it to your event or space (online or in a physical location) then let us know. We can create bespoke installations based on your requirements but please allow a minimum of one month for preparation and arrangements.


The game is available via Steam, or on location at the National Videogame Arcade in Nottingham, UK.

Or get the game by following our Patreon!

Trailers & Videos

Screenshots & Photos

Development Posts

Developing the original 24 hr Jam Game – The Hatton Garden Heist

Showing the game at GameCity

Releasing the game on Steam and at the National Videogame Arcade

VR Games for all – Designing Unseen Diplomacy for Disabled Users



The Guardian – BAFTA nomination for Unseen Diplomacy

VRDB – Unseen Diplomacy Gets Room-scale VR Movement Right

Road to VR – ‘Unseen Diplomacy’ Uses Every Inch of Your Room-Scale VR Space

The Guardian – Football, spies and fireflies: the best moments from GameCity 2015

Pocket Gamer – GameCity: VR spy simulator Unseen Diplomacy brings out the spy in all of us.

Road to VR – Unseen Diplomacy cleverly avoids the limitations of HTC Vive’s room-scale VR

Penny Arcade – Unseen Diplomacy is one of the coolest experiences I’ve had in VR and a huge part of that is the ability to move around in that virtual space.

PC Games.de- Games for HTC Vive in check: Carpe Lucem, Unseen Diplomacy & more

Upload VR – The 7 Best Vive Games to Play Right Now

pcworld.com – HTC Vive review: Reach out and touch the virtual world

tom’s guide – HTC Vive Review: The Cost of True VR Freedom

arstechnica – The virtual worlds that keep us coming back to the HTC Vive – Eight launch games to check out on your simulated holodeck.