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A Consumer Guide to Vi r tua l Wor lds
The Assoc ia t i on o f V i r t ua l Wor lds
Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds
The Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds and Social Networks
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Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds
Copyright 2010 Association of Virtual Worlds All rights reserved. Association of Virtual Worlds Edita Kaye Founder 7th Edition November 2010 www.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.com
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The Chicago Tribune. The International Association of Business Communicators NYC and the American Business Women’s Association. The New York Times. The Wall Street Journal. She also negotiated sales of thousands of books to major national retailer such as Sam’s Club TV Producer & Host: She was the executive producer and host of her own national PBS series. Founder LJK Literary Agency. Parade. She has also written The Blue Book: Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds. The American Marketing Association and The Association of Women Executives to name a few.000 customers through a unique combination of product and marketing strategies Publisher: Kaye packaged not only her own titles but others and secured six and seven figure deals. Founder: She is the founder of the Association of Virtual Worlds. Bone Builders: The Complete Low fat Cookbook Plus Calcium and The Diet a novel which rose to #1 on Amazon. 101 Ways To Get And Keep New Patients.com Page 3 .5 million internet diet and weight loss business in just 30-monthswith 150. longer lives. The Anti-Aging Weight Loss Program.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds The Team Edita Kaye Founder & Publisher Edita Kaye is a new kind of author development expert. and The Christian Book Club. She has also presented on QVC in a ‘sold out’ show. The Literary Guild. corporations and individuals including Johnson & Johnson. Grooming. coaches and trains through programs for both large and small audiences. NYC. Motivational Speaker & Coach: She inspires. Business Builder: She built a $6. & Promoting the Patient-Generating Physician. Redbook. and The Superstar Doctor: Identifying. The Fountain of Youth dedicated to helping baby boomers live healthier. The Green Book: Enterprise Guide to Virtual Worlds as well as strategic marketing books for professionals and trainers including Marketing to the Senior Market. motivates. It is a pleasure working with her and with the talented writers she brings to us. and First For Women. Media Expert: Edita has appeared on countless Network and Cable Television programs. She introduced this agency to two outstanding authors in just a few months that we subsequently took to strong six figure deals with major publishing houses. happier. Glamour. Several of her books were selected by the Doubleday Book Club. She has been a member of the American College of Healthcare Marketing © 2010 www. as well as being a frequent guest on a wide variety of radio shows. In addition she was the Founder of the Women’s Conference Institute and co-founder of The Canadian Stress Institute. Spokesperson: Edita served as a spokesperson for L’Oreal. Edita or her work have also appeared in magazines and newspapers including. Award Winner: She won Honorable Mention in the Writer’s Digest 2000 National Self-Published Book Award and has received Certificates of Appreciation from The American Marketing Association Southern California. She launched The Mature Market Report. makes the right introductions and has a keen sense of contemporary book marketing. USA Today. one of the leading groups of business and professional leaders in the cutting edge industry of the next generation of the Internet. Larry Kirshbaum. Not only does she spot talent and potential but she helps develop projects. Ladies' Home Journal. Essence. Woman's World Magazine. Formerly Chairman Warner Books Author: She is the award-winning author of sixteen books including The Fountain of Youth.
Dr. ISC2 and IEEE.com Page 4 . CSSLP (Certified Software System Lifecycle Professional) and PMP (Project Management Professional). and a B.D. business intelligence. Dr. During her employment as Director of Technology. Currently. Ciaramitaro. Dr. Ciaramitaro was employed as Director of Technology at two of the largest law firms in the State of Michigan.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Barbara L. and privacy. Ciaramitaro entered the academic world after 30 years of experience in business including 10 years as an executive with General Motors where she participated as co-inventor on four patents related to a proprietary software development effort. from Nova Southeastern University in Information Systems with a graduate certificate in Information Security. Editorial Directory Barbara L. Ciaramitaro is a frequent speaker and author on topics including social media. she co-authored Excellence in Action which detailed a total quality initiative she coordinated at a prestigious law firm in Michigan. She is an active member of several professional organizations including the Association of Virtual Worlds. Ph. Dr. She is currently editing the book and authoring chapters for Mobile Technology Consumption: Opportunities and Challenges to be published by IGI Global in 2011. © 2010 www. in Psychology from Wayne State University. Prior to General Motors. and project management.D. Ciaramitaro is an assistant professor with the College of Business at Ferris State University in Big Rapids. Dr.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.S. she is also editor for the Virtual World Directories published by the Association of Virtual Worlds.A. Ciaramitaro has earned several professional certifications including the CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional). Michigan where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on a variety of topics including information security. ISACA. a M. virtual worlds. Project Management Institute. Ciaramitaro holds a Ph. She edited the book and authored chapters in Virtual Worlds and E-Commerce: Technologies and Applications for Building Customer Relationships published by IGI Global in August 2010. from Central Michigan University in Software Engineering Administration. social media and virtual worlds. She is currently working on earning her MBA degree from Ferris State University.
You’ll find a wide variety of virtual spaces. as well as socializing. this book will open up the metaverse and show you the exciting possibilities which are just a click away on your own computer.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Welcome If you are a newbie (a newcomer) to virtual worlds. education. and playgrounds from the very sophisticated.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. If you are a pro and long time fan of virtual worlds this book will give you a kind of “one stop shopping” reference to the worlds that are already live and those that are still in the planning and development stages. just waiting for you to explore. and even healing.com © 2010 www. We hope you find your journey of exploration into virtual worlds rewarding. Other Titles Edita Kaye Founder www. to the quick and simple. environments. But above all this book was put together to showcase the amazing worlds already in existence— over 300—for your entertainment.TheAssociationofVirtualWorlds. If you are a business or an organization this book will guide you to the many possible platforms available to bring the virtual enterprise into your own organization.com Page 5 . communication and play.
MMORPGs allow large numbers of players to interact with each other. The Witch and The Wardrobe by C.0 the first generation of the Internet was like looking at a picture of a store window.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Newbie Glossary AVATAR “Avatar” comes from Hindu mythology and means the incarnation of a divine being.S. VIRTUAL WORLD A virtual world is a computer-based simulated environment. Now here is the third generation of the Internet—the virtual web—where you are no longer standing outside the window looking in— but you are now inside. So if Sally. MMORPG MMORPG stands for “massively multiplayer online role playing game”. Web 2. actually inside. SOCIAL NETWORK Social Networks are sites where individuals and communities can discuss. go on quests.0. The term was coined by Richard Garriott the creator of Ultima Online. Everything is three dimensional—you can touch everything—try everything on—that’s the next big thing on the Internet and it’s here! © 2010 www. instead there is the actual window filled objects. Snow Crash. So if you’ve been on the Internet or if you’ve surfed the web…guess what…you’ve been in cyberspace. But in the virtual world an avatar is an icon or representation of a user. do battle. you could think of a computer as a 21st century “wardrobe” and virtual worlds as the “Narnia’s” of today. the picture is gone.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. Well. says Wikipedia. many of my friends use the world “metaverse” when they mean virtual worlds. In the second generation of the Internet. By the 1990s it became another word for “Internet” and “Web”. collaborate and post information. Today. the store. or the real world. Remember the book The Lion. CYBERSPACE The word was invented by sci-fi writer William Gibson in a 1982 story he called Burning Chrome. even live. Joe and Henry want to get inside a virtual world they first have to create avatars of themselves and those avatars would have virtual world passes. work and shop in a fictional virtual world. communicate.com Page 6 . Lewis? These kids opened the wardrobe and found themselves in a whole other world called Narnia. as opposed to universe. METAVERSE The Metaverse started as a fictional 3D world of avatars created by author Neal Stephenson in his 1992 sci-fi novel. Or how about this way to think about virtual worlds? Web 1.
we have used some commonly used terms. MMORPGs. There is no question that some will dispute certain characterizations. in the interests of outreach and education. including social network. made by the owner. or virtual world. adults VW A virtual world in this book is used to describe environments with 3-D elements such as avatars and living spaces. Clearly. strives to offer a useful resource for anyone interested in virtual worlds. with a lot of data. but please visit the world first to determine if it is right for your teenager. now. we have done our best in an emerging field. As a result the number of virtual worlds in games is huge. where possible. we have. Accordingly. depending on the site. Suffice to say. find their roots in games and. Categories Beta This world is in the planning and/or development stage and has not yet gone live Live This world is now live (though perhaps in “beta”) Kids Some worlds are designed for children beginning at age 3.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Read ME First! The Categories The Association of Virtual Worlds with this Blue Book. game. Please make sure to visit the world first to determine if it is right for your child. Adults This is a designation for a world either designed for. © 2010 www. and we welcome a rigorous debate on the terms.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. Virtual worlds of course. there is not always complete agreement concerning the definitions of each of these terms.com Page 7 . MMORPG. We have listed some of the most popular games for reference. Please make sure to visit the world first to determine if it is right for your child. or appropriate for. adopted the characterization of the website. in this nascent space. network. Tweens The tweens age group may include young people from ages 10 to 12 or 8 to 12. This compilation strives to provide a listing of virtual worlds but not necessarily an exhaustive list of virtual worlds for all games. Teens This is generally a designation for worlds aimed at young people ages 13 to 19. To organize this resource. and virtual world.
com Page 8 . SN SN refers to Social Network. however. Other Virtual Worlds and Social Network sites that do not fit into any of the prior categories The Overlap Every attempt has been made to be as accurate as possible. © 2010 www. EN This is used mostly to describe those sites that offer custom virtual worlds to enterprise organizations or businesses. So while this book will be updated frequently. but not all.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. to determine if any category changes have occurred. of the classic characteristics such as quests. Mobile Virtual worlds and social networks designed for mobile technologies COM 3D environments that promote communication and collaboration among multiple participants PL Virtual World Platforms used to build custom virtual worlds.com for daily updates. Please make sure your visit each world to determine for yourself which category it falls into and if it is appropriate for you or your family. please check with each virtual world between editions. New ones are announced frequently and go from “coming” to “live” in the blink of an eye. You may also visit www. there is overlap and the determination of the content in virtual worlds is frequently a personal judgment call.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds ED Virtual worlds and social networks that offer educational opportunities such as learning new languages.AssociationofVirtualWorlds. We have included the most popular social networks and occasionally applied that designation to some of the virtual worlds. Game Virtual worlds and social gaming sites used for entertainment. Updates Virtual worlds change very quickly. In this book any virtual world with some of these characteristics is referred to as a MMORPG. MMORPG There are the classic MMORPGs and then there are games which have some.
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AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Virtual Worlds and Social Media for Consumers Name.com A family safe 3D chat community in either 2D or 3D environments.net A platform that allows users to socialize in customizable 3D spaces called villages. Live Adult EN Other 3D Planets www. look.com A social community of worldwide individuals interacting in a “virtual three dimensional online world”. simulations and games.3b.Autodesk. and Flicker Photos Live Teens Adult Categories VW EN 3Dvia www. URL and Description of Site 3B www.com 3D animation.3DPlanets. The content.3rdRockGrid. Able to display MySpace pages.3dvia. at any skill level to create professional quality 3D applications.com 3DVIA empowers anyone.com Page 10 . modeling and rendering that allows artists to quickly ramp up for production. Live All Ages SN 3rd Rock Grid www. favorite websites. and feel of the world is created by the individuals interacting within the world. Live Adults PL Other 3Ds Max www. Live Adults VW SN © 2010 www.
awomo. visualize objects and interact as easily as they navigate through HTML pages. in which web visitors can walk.3dwalkthroughs.com A virtual sports world aimed at kids ages 6 to 14 Live Children Teens VW Actionjetz www.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.com Online gaming site for children focused on the theme of airplanes. A World of My Own www.com Page 11 .com High speed download game service. Live Children Game Active Worlds www.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.Actionjetz.activeworlds.com Live Adult VW EN 3DXPlorer is an online platform for designing interactive 3D web pages and virtual worlds including 3D spaces and 3D objects.com Live Adult Categories EN Custom 3D Walkthroughs produce detailed and realistic presentations demonstrating all aspects of a proposed real estate development and Interactive 3D floor plans is a fully customizable interface utilizing 3D animation. Live Adults Game Other Action Stars www. but in a 3D immersive mode. video. URL and Description of Site 3D Walkthroughs www. and more.actionallstars. photos.com Live Adults VW PL Activeworlds offers a comprehensive platform for efficiently delivering real-time interactive 3D content over © 2010 www.3dxplorer. 3Dxplorer www.
com A Flash-animated RPG (role-playing game) in which you fight against monsters and enemies. For consumers. Activeworlds hosts a Universe of over 1000 3D virtual reality worlds.uk/cbbc/adventureroc k/ Live Children VW Virtual online world for children ages 8-12 created by the BBC.adventurequest.com A MMORPG set on the fantasy virtual world of Adellion. fight and explore. Adventure Quest www. Howard. Live Teens Adults VW Game MMORPG Agape World Fellowship www.com Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is an MMORPG based on the world and works of author Robert E. Categories Adellion www.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name. Provides3D worlds you can build or visit and chat in worlds built by other users. Live Chidren Teens Adult VW SN Age of Conan www. Live Teens Adults VW Game MMORPG Ai Sp@ce http://ai-sp.html A virtual 3-D world with characters and settings from visual novels with Live Tweens Teens VW © 2010 www. Players enter Hyboria with thousands of their friends and enemies to live. Live Adult Game MMORPG Adventure Rock http://www.ageofconan.jp/home.co. URL and Description of Site the web.agapeworldfellowship.org 3D virtual reality Christian fellowship community.adellion.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.com Page 12 .bbc.
Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.com Page 13 .alternativaplatform.com 3D modeling software to allow developers and graphic artists to create and performance test 3D animation.com A platform that can be used to create games or other multiuser media on the Internet Live Adults EN PL Ambient Performance www. points and rewards.ambientperformance.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. chat.AllGirlArcade. Categories Akebulan www. and an online mall. decorate a home. URL and Description of Site an emphasis on bishojo (beautiful girls) in Japanese in which players will be able to customize wardrobes for avatars based on selected characters.com Ambient Performance specializes in mobile performance solutions and Enterprise Virtual Worlds. modeling and textures. memberships.Akebulan. and possibly even shop.com A gaming portal for girls including casual games. Live Adults PL Mobile EN Anarchy Online Live Tweens Teens Games MMORPG © 2010 www. Live Tweens Teens SN Game Alpha World www.com/worlds The oldest collaborative virtual world on the Internet launched in 1995 with over 60 million virtual objects in a space as large as the state of California. Live Tweens Teens Adults VW Alternativa 3D www.activeworlds. Live Adults EN Platform Other All Girl Arcade www.
asdastory. URL and Description of Site www. Live Teens Adults SN Audition http://au. dating.com A science fiction themed MMORPG which has received high praise and won 20 international awards.mmosite. dance contests. Live Adults PL EN Other Arborpals www.com Page 14 . Live Teens SN Game AutoCad Civil 3D www. Adult Categories Anim8or. Live Children SN VW Game Art of Illusion www. costumes.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.com www.Autodesk. modeling and rendering tool Live Adult EN PL Other © 2010 www. shopping and socializing. picture rating and more. and a “buddy” system.artofillusion.anim8or.com/ Online dance game in a virtual club with hot music.Arbopals.com A freeware 3D modeling and character animation program.asiantown.org A free.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name. custom avatars.com A 3D MMORPG with personalized avatars. forums. Live Adult PL Other Asda Story www.com Children’s site focused on learning about trees.com A 3D animation.anarchy-online. open source 3D modeling and rendering studio.net An Asian online community offering chat. Live Teens Adult Games MMORPG Asiantown www.
com A safe and free children’s educational multiplayer online game Live Children Games ED Barbie Girls www.AvatarHangout.alive™ engage audiences while allowing fluid and natural communication.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. Avaya web. shopping.com Avatar Hangout is a free online 3D virtual world community. where you can interact with friends from all over the world.com A virtual world with games.com Page 15 .alive™ is a software service that provides an enterprise ready. network secured platform for assisting eCommerce. URL and Description of Site Avatar Hangout www.beaconstreetgirls.barbiegirls.com A virtual world in which users can customize Barbie dolls. socializing and setting positive values for girls ages 9 to 13 modeled after the Beacon Street Girls branded books and products Live Tweens VW SN © 2010 www. create homes. and chat with others. adopt pets. Using stunning 3D graphics and revolutionary 3D spatial audio.com/ css/Products/P0942 Avaya web. Live Teens Adults Categories VW AVAYA 3D web. Live Children Teens VW SN Beacon Street Girls www.Bamboobunch. learning/training applications.alive http://support. and collaboration.avaya. Live Adults EN VW COM Bamboo Bunch www.
bebo. Here children can feed.com This is a kind of combination website and virtual world that allows kids and their parents to read or buy books. look after a pet and interact with others online. Live Children Tweens VW SN Bella Sara www.com A virtual world for kids ages 5 to 12 who love horses. train and play with their horses.be-bratz.com Bebo which is based on the phrase “blog early blog often” is a social networking site.beaniebabies20. play games and solve puzzles.com A virtual world for Bratz fans that allows users to create a Bratz character.com Beanie Babies 2. decorate a room. Live All Ages VW ED Other Big Green Help www. URL and Description of Site Beanie Babies www.biguniverse. and a MyPage. and even become authors by creating their own titles. care for. Live All Ages SN Be-Bratz www.bellasara. international in scope and offering similar features to My Space and Facebook.com An ecology based virtual world for kids and tween from Nickelodeon with daily quizzes and games Live Children Tweens VW Game © 2010 www. friends chat. Live Children Categories VW Bebo www. Live Children Tween VW Game ED Big Universe www.com Page 16 .Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.biggreenhelp.0 plush toys unlock a virtual worlds with a home habitat. and a big book of beanies to design and update your profile. design fashions. your own room.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. games.
Boom Bang www. Beta Adult COM SN Other Blue Mars www.com Page 17 . Blerp www.Blerp.com A 3D virtual world for kids which has been compared to Club Penguin Live Children Categories VW BlackPlanet www.Brainnook. cry.org www.com Live Adult PL EN VW A virtual world platform dedicated to bringing people together on a massive global scale.boxshot3d.org Live Adult PL EN Other Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite.tv Live Children VW A virtual world with a Spanish flavor where kids can meet friends: laugh.boombang. URL and Description of Site Bin Weevils www. fly. kiss and much more BoxShot3d http://www.blender.com A virtual world that helps children develop their math and English Live Children VW ED © 2010 www.avatar-reality. throw coconuts.binweevils.com/ A virtual cover renderer to develop 3D packaging for websites and brochures Live Adult EN Other Brain Nook www.blackplanet.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name. look after your pet.com Blerp lets you start a discussion right on top of any website. Live Teens Adults SN Blender.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.com BlackPlanet is an online niche socialnetworking site targeted especially for the African American community.
dwell is an adventurous story that surrounds the Isles.com Live Children VW SN A virtual world with games.com/ Live Children Tweens VW World of Cars Online is a virtual world based on the hit Disney/Pixar animated feature CARS. Live Children VW Build-a-Bearville www.disney. ruled by an imaginary queen called Alia.com Page 18 . play games and chat online. Live Children VW Cackleberries www.cafe.com www.html For young children this virtual world invites kids to create and personalize their avatar and then decorate their virtual home. Live Children VW Bunnytown http://atv.cackleberries. © 2010 www. Categories Buddy Isles www.go. hang out with friends or go shopping.com Buddy Isles is a Virtual World for children to play exciting games. recipes and stories which is based on a village and characters of a children's book Café. videos.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.buildabearville. URL and Description of Site skills.Buddyisles. interact with friends from all around the world. play games. music. craft projects.com Social gaming site which allows players to invite friends from the major social networks and IM and compete with them in over 50 games Live Adults SN Game Cars http://worldofcars.com/playhouse/bunn ytown/index.go.com A virtual world for kids that allows users to bring their stuffed animals to life.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.
Categories: live/kids/vw/SocNet Live Children SN Game Chobots www.com. Live Tweens Teens Adults VW Games Chaotic http://www. Live Children VW City of Heroes Live Teens VW Game MMORPG © 2010 www. safe and learning environment for parents and kids and tweens between 6 and 14 Chuggington www.chaoticgame. Live Teens SN Game Chapatiz www.com and is sponsored by Coca Cola.com Something between an online game and a French social network for kids with avatars and activities.chobots.chuggington.com CC Metro is an online game developed by the creators of the online world There.com An online community where you can make your own doll.com Train based animated television series for preschoolers.com Live All Ages VW Game A virtual world and a family game aimed at creating an interesting. It can be reached through MyCoke.chapatiz.com/ A game based on Danish trading cards and with the TV show on Fox 4Kids TV which involves uploading a code from each playing card and trading and playing online.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.com Page 19 . Live Children Categories VW SN CC Metro www.mycoke. home and new friends.CartoonDollEmporium. URL and Description of Site Cartoon Doll Emporium www.
S. primary school. Live Tweens Teens SN The Club http://www. watch movies and socialize together Beta Tweens Teens VW SN Club Fish www. URL and Description of Site www.nick. high school. play games. create avatars. chat with friends. and connect with each other online. Adults Categories Citypixel www.com/clubA Nickleodeon sponsored immersive 3D Live Tweens Teens VW Game virtual world designed to be a safe place for kids to hang out.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.classmates.com A virtual world where kids can become fish.citypixel.club-fish.com Page 20 . live and explore the ocean with friends. share photos and enjoy the features of a virtual social.com Classmates is a social network that helps members find. college and the U.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.com A 3D online environment for teens who want to hang out. Players create superhero characters and team up with others to complete missions and fight villains. be creative.com www.com This is a pixelar-based virtual world in which residents can lease apartments. furnishings.com A MMORPG (massive multiplayer online role-playing game) based on the superhero comic book genre. watch movies and videos. connect and keep in touch with friends and acquaintances from throughout their lives — including kindergarten.ClubCooee. Live Adults VW SN Classmates.cityofheroes. military. Live Children VW © 2010 www. Club Cooee www. play games.
com A program that transforms your browser into a full-screen 3D experience for online photos and videos Live Teens Adults PL SN Other CosmoGIRL Village http://www. personality and training level.com/ Platform for online music gaming Live Tweens Teen SN PL Game Cooliris www. chat. chose the pony’s color. play games.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.com Page 21 . where people gather to socialize. Live Adults Categories VW SN Game Club Penguin www. dance.cooliris.clubpenguin. care for it and take it on virtual rides.seventeen.opencroquet.clubponypals. Conduit Labs http://www.php/Cobalt Live Adult VW Platform Other Open Cobalt is a free and open source virtual world browser and toolkit application built on top of the Croquet SDK. children can chat. URL and Description of Site Club Marian www.com A MMORPG 3D world with avatars.com A new online game and vertical virtual world based on the book series.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.com/cosmogirl/ Live Tweens Teens VW SN © 2010 www. Live Children Tweens VW Game Club Pony Pals www. Kids will be able to adopt a virtual pony. Live Children VW Game Cobalt www. drive and even create their own music. and play together in a snow-covered virtual world.org/index. islands to explore.com Virtual online world owned by Disney for children ages 6 to 14.conduitlabs.maidmarian. There are cartoon penguin avatars.
AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.com A virtual world with a metaverse sci-fi theme in which residents build homes.org Live Adult EN PL Croquet is a powerful open source software technology that. movies and concerts.com A South Korean world with avatars and social networking areas called “minihompy”.com Page 22 . Live Adults VW SN Dark Age of Camelot www. Categories The Croquet Consortium www.joymax.opencroquet. can be used by experienced software developers to create and deploy deeply collaborative multi-user online virtual world applications Categories: live/adults/enterprise/custom Cybertown www.darkageofcamelot.cyworld. URL and Description of Site On online community based on Seventeen Magazine and Cosmo Girl.com/deco/ Live Teens Adults VW Game MMORPG © 2010 www.cybertown.com An MMORPG based on the world of Camelot with quests.daz3d.com Over 3000 3D solutions that bring 3D Live Adult PL EN Other art directly to the masses through digital 3D content and software Deco Online http://www. get jobs.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name. battles and an online community. in the form of the Croquet Software Developer's Kit (Croquet SDK). Live Teens Adults VW SN CyWorld www. get political and enjoy clubs. Categories: live/teens/adults/MMORPG Live Teens Adults VW Game MMORPG Daz3D www.
dinosaurjunction. internet-connected toys such as eBracelets that link to online play within the Pixie Hollow.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.com A social network for kids from Disney that will allow kids to enjoy three levels of chat.com Virtual world designed for kids with dinosaur characters. URL and Description of Site Free-to-play casual MMORPG with fantasy-based characters.com A virtual world for kids that offers Clickables. shop for purchasing virtual goods and avatar accessories.com Page 23 .toontown. Categories DGamer www. Live Children Tweens VW Disney Fairies Pixie Hollow www. social networking features.disneyfairies.com A virtual world for kids with a focus on fun and learning of all things prehistoric with games and shopping and activities designed by parents Live Children VW ED Disney Fairies www.com This is the first MMORPG designed for kids. Live Children Tweens VW Disney Toon Town www. and intriguing quests and story lines.pixiehollow. Children can create their own fairy avatar with unique talents and personalities.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name. Children have their own Toon Live Children Tweens VW Game MMORPG © 2010 www. Live Children VW Dinosaur Junction www.dinokids.dgamer. trade “stuff”.com A Disney world for children ages 6 to 10. and score points using avatars Live Children Tweens SN Dinokids www.
create.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.com dPals is a social network for children where they can interact with each other using a self-created avatar. Live Teens Adults Game MMORPG Doll House www. games and other activities based on the TV show.com Live A virtual world where kids collect. family and friends Children Tweens Teens VW Doodlebops www. Live Children SN © 2010 www. Live Children Tweens VW DMC World www. Categories Dizzywood www. pick a personality.com An award-winning MMORPG from France in which players create avatars.dizzywood.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. play games and earn reward points and badges.dmcworld. Live Children Tweens VW SN dPals www.doodlebops. share and display 3D virtual items for themselves.dPals. They can also explore.com A virtual world for kids with music. join guilds. and train a pet. shopping.com Page 24 . lose and retain energy points and fight battles.digitaldollhouse. URL and Description of Site avatars and join forces to protect the world from invaders.dofus.com A virtual world for children ages 8 to 12 where they can create a character. explore new worlds. furnish a home.com Live Adults SN Other DJ only record subscription online community Dofus www.
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The pioneering platform in 3D virtual communities which allows visitors to interact with each other , create avatars, personal spaces, communities and teleport to other environments.
Wyndstorm provides software enabling rapid delivery of customerconfigurable social media, live video streaming, gaming, online entertainment, content sharing, and ecommerce web solutions.
www.x3daemon.com A virtual environment structured like a real life organization with offices. This is a player owned economy where worlds, scenes, and objects are added and linked to others to create an economy, build communications and relationships.
www.xanga.com A social networking site used mostly by teens in which members receive their own web site made up of a weblog, a photoblog, a videoblog, an audioblog, a "Pulse" (mini-blog), and a social networking profile and the option of joining or creating their own blogrings "groups".
www.xna.com Microsoft XNA is composed of industry-leading software, services, resources, and communities focused on enabling game developers to be successful on Microsoft gaming platforms.
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Name, URL and Description of Site Yohoo and Friends
www.yoohoofriends.com YooHoo & Friends is a virtual world based upon characters created by Aurora World. The characters are based upon real animals in their natural habitat all over the world.
Yohoho! Puzzle Pirates
www.puzzlepirates.com A virtual world based on the pirate theme and filled with games and puzzles. Players can explore and interact with their avatar, accept challenges, own property and buy, sell and trade virtual goods.
www.yoowalk.com A browser-based virtual world which lets you browse the web, connect with friends, and design your own space in a 3D environment, create a personalized avatar, and interact with other avatars in real time.
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www.Yoville.com A social game available on Facebook and MySpace.
www.zapakkids.com A virtual game site for kids with games and kid-specific community features
Free online game portal.
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A futuristic and idyllic virtual city in a new online world to have fun , meet new people and dance
www.zeddd.com A place to learn how to turn your own website into a 3D site and social network
An online tool to allow you and your child to better deal with the financial workings of the modern world by allowing children to set up virtual bank accounts, write virtual checks, and which allows parents to determine the amount of allowance based on age and family income.
www.zibbiezone.com A virtual world for kids
www.gaiaonline.com A virtual online world where teens can create their own avatars, play games, participate in contests, create their own virtual space and meet and make friends.
http://enterzon.com/play/ Zon is a multiplayer virtual world developed to teach Chinese language and culture through activities and webbased games.
http://ase.tufts.edu/devtech/chb.html A virtual world in which children can create a virtual city, furnish virtual homes, create avatars and post thoughts
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