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Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds

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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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Glamour. The Fountain of Youth dedicated to helping baby boomers live healthier. Business Builder: She built a $6. Edita or her work have also appeared in magazines and newspapers including. The New York Times. corporations and individuals including Johnson & Johnson. The Wall Street Journal.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 Superstar Doctor: Identifying. She launched The Mature Market Report. The International Association of Business Communicators NYC and the American Business Women’s Association. She has been a member of the American College of Healthcare Marketing © 2010 www. Founder LJK Literary Agency. She has also written The Blue Book: Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds. Several of her books were selected by the Doubleday Book Club. Spokesperson: Edita served as a spokesperson for L’Oreal. The Green Book: Enterprise Guide to Virtual Worlds as well as strategic marketing books for professionals and trainers including Marketing to the Senior Market. Redbook. It is a pleasure working with her and with the talented writers she brings to us. Larry Kirshbaum. NYC. USA Today. Parade.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. motivates. The Literary Guild. Woman's World Magazine. Essence. In addition she was the Founder of the Women’s Conference Institute and co-founder of The Canadian Stress Institute. 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. 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. as well as being a frequent guest on a wide variety of radio shows. 101 Ways To Get And Keep New Patients. Founder: She is the founder of the Association of Virtual Worlds. one of the leading groups of business and professional leaders in the cutting edge industry of the next generation of the Internet. The Anti-Aging Weight Loss Program.com Page 3 .AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. Media Expert: Edita has appeared on countless Network and Cable Television programs. She has also presented on QVC in a ‘sold out’ show. Ladies' Home Journal. and The Christian Book Club. longer lives. The American Marketing Association and The Association of Women Executives to name a few. Not only does she spot talent and potential but she helps develop projects. Formerly Chairman Warner Books Author: She is the award-winning author of sixteen books including The Fountain of Youth. Bone Builders: The Complete Low fat Cookbook Plus Calcium and The Diet a novel which rose to #1 on Amazon.5 million internet diet and weight loss business in just 30-monthswith 150. 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. & Promoting the Patient-Generating Physician. Motivational Speaker & Coach: She inspires. coaches and trains through programs for both large and small audiences. The Chicago Tribune. Grooming. makes the right introductions and has a keen sense of contemporary book marketing. happier. and First For Women.

During her employment as Director of Technology. Ph. 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.D. Editorial Directory Barbara L. she is also editor for the Virtual World Directories published by the Association of Virtual Worlds. She is currently editing the book and authoring chapters for Mobile Technology Consumption: Opportunities and Challenges to be published by IGI Global in 2011. ISC2 and IEEE. Ciaramitaro is an assistant professor with the College of Business at Ferris State University in Big Rapids. CSSLP (Certified Software System Lifecycle Professional) and PMP (Project Management Professional). Dr. a M. ISACA. from Nova Southeastern University in Information Systems with a graduate certificate in Information Security.S. Dr. 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.A.com Page 4 . She is an active member of several professional organizations including the Association of Virtual Worlds. Ciaramitaro was employed as Director of Technology at two of the largest law firms in the State of Michigan. Dr. she co-authored Excellence in Action which detailed a total quality initiative she coordinated at a prestigious law firm in Michigan. in Psychology from Wayne State University. Ciaramitaro has earned several professional certifications including the CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional). social media and virtual worlds. from Central Michigan University in Software Engineering Administration. business intelligence.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. Dr.D. and a B. Ciaramitaro is a frequent speaker and author on topics including social media. Dr. © 2010 www. and project management. virtual worlds. She is currently working on earning her MBA degree from Ferris State University. Project Management Institute. Currently.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Barbara L. Michigan where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on a variety of topics including information security. Prior to General Motors. and privacy. Ciaramitaro.

this book will open up the metaverse and show you the exciting possibilities which are just a click away on your own computer. just waiting for you to explore. We hope you find your journey of exploration into virtual worlds rewarding. environments. education. Other Titles Edita Kaye Founder www.TheAssociationofVirtualWorlds.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Welcome If you are a newbie (a newcomer) to virtual worlds.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. and playgrounds from the very sophisticated. to the quick and simple. communication and play.com Page 5 . But above all this book was put together to showcase the amazing worlds already in existence— over 300—for your entertainment. as well as socializing.com © 2010 www. You’ll find a wide variety of virtual spaces. and even healing. 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.

Snow Crash. Web 2.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. actually inside. But in the virtual world an avatar is an icon or representation of a user. Lewis? These kids opened the wardrobe and found themselves in a whole other world called Narnia.0. the store. The Witch and The Wardrobe by C. 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. VIRTUAL WORLD A virtual world is a computer-based simulated environment. SOCIAL NETWORK Social Networks are sites where individuals and communities can discuss. Well. even live. CYBERSPACE The word was invented by sci-fi writer William Gibson in a 1982 story he called Burning Chrome.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Newbie Glossary AVATAR “Avatar” comes from Hindu mythology and means the incarnation of a divine being. So if Sally. do battle. METAVERSE The Metaverse started as a fictional 3D world of avatars created by author Neal Stephenson in his 1992 sci-fi novel.0 the first generation of the Internet was like looking at a picture of a store window.com Page 6 . 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.S. MMORPGs allow large numbers of players to interact with each other. says Wikipedia. The term was coined by Richard Garriott the creator of Ultima Online. Remember the book The Lion. By the 1990s it became another word for “Internet” and “Web”. or the real world. collaborate and post information. the picture is gone. So if you’ve been on the Internet or if you’ve surfed the web…guess what…you’ve been in cyberspace. many of my friends use the world “metaverse” when they mean virtual worlds. as opposed to universe. instead there is the actual window filled objects. communicate. you could think of a computer as a 21st century “wardrobe” and virtual worlds as the “Narnia’s” of today. go on quests. Or how about this way to think about virtual worlds? Web 1. work and shop in a fictional virtual world. 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. MMORPG MMORPG stands for “massively multiplayer online role playing game”. Today. In the second generation of the Internet.

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. Teens This is generally a designation for worlds aimed at young people ages 13 to 19. Suffice to say. in the interests of outreach and education. made by the owner. or virtual world. MMORPG. Accordingly. now. and we welcome a rigorous debate on the terms. or appropriate for. game. in this nascent space. where possible. network. This compilation strives to provide a listing of virtual worlds but not necessarily an exhaustive list of virtual worlds for all games. we have. Please make sure to visit the world first to determine if it is right for your child. there is not always complete agreement concerning the definitions of each of these terms. © 2010 www. we have done our best in an emerging field. strives to offer a useful resource for anyone interested in virtual worlds. find their roots in games and. and virtual world. There is no question that some will dispute certain characterizations. Please make sure to visit the world first to determine if it is right for your child. depending on the site.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Read ME First! The Categories The Association of Virtual Worlds with this Blue Book. adopted the characterization of the website. To organize this resource. but please visit the world first to determine if it is right for your teenager. including social network. Virtual worlds of course. adults VW A virtual world in this book is used to describe environments with 3-D elements such as avatars and living spaces.com Page 7 . Clearly. we have used some commonly used terms. MMORPGs. We have listed some of the most popular games for reference. Tweens The tweens age group may include young people from ages 10 to 12 or 8 to 12. with a lot of data.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. Adults This is a designation for a world either designed for. As a result the number of virtual worlds in games is huge.

to determine if any category changes have occurred. please check with each virtual world between editions. Game Virtual worlds and social gaming sites used for entertainment. however. © 2010 www. So while this book will be updated frequently.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. of the classic characteristics such as quests. We have included the most popular social networks and occasionally applied that designation to some of the virtual worlds. but not all.com Page 8 . SN SN refers to Social Network.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.AssociationofVirtualWorlds. You may also visit www. MMORPG There are the classic MMORPGs and then there are games which have some.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds ED Virtual worlds and social networks that offer educational opportunities such as learning new languages. 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. Updates Virtual worlds change very quickly. there is overlap and the determination of the content in virtual worlds is frequently a personal judgment call. In this book any virtual world with some of these characteristics is referred to as a MMORPG. New ones are announced frequently and go from “coming” to “live” in the blink of an eye. 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. EN This is used mostly to describe those sites that offer custom virtual worlds to enterprise organizations or businesses.

Stay Safe Online safety is important.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. Please learn as much as you can to keep yourself and your family safe online. © 2010 www.gov.com to submit any corrections. We welcome your help in keeping this book as up-to-date and accurate as possible.AssociationofVirtualWorlds.onguardonline.com and www.com Page 9 . Here are some sites to get you started: www.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Corrections Please visit www.govtech.

modeling and rendering that allows artists to quickly ramp up for production.net A platform that allows users to socialize in customizable 3D spaces called villages.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Virtual Worlds and Social Media for Consumers Name. Live All Ages SN 3rd Rock Grid www.com 3DVIA empowers anyone. Live Adults PL Other 3Ds Max www.com A family safe 3D chat community in either 2D or 3D environments. URL and Description of Site 3B www.3dvia.3rdRockGrid.Autodesk.com 3D animation. look. and Flicker Photos Live Teens Adult Categories VW EN 3Dvia www.3DPlanets.3b. and feel of the world is created by the individuals interacting within the world. The content.com A social community of worldwide individuals interacting in a “virtual three dimensional online world”. simulations and games. Able to display MySpace pages. Live Adults VW SN © 2010 www. at any skill level to create professional quality 3D applications. favorite websites. Live Adult EN Other 3D Planets www.com Page 10 .AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.

3Dxplorer www. Live Adults Game Other Action Stars www.Actionjetz.awomo.com Online gaming site for children focused on the theme of airplanes.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.actionallstars.com High speed download game service.activeworlds.3dwalkthroughs. visualize objects and interact as easily as they navigate through HTML pages.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. and more. video.com Page 11 . photos.3dxplorer.com A virtual sports world aimed at kids ages 6 to 14 Live Children Teens VW Actionjetz www. in which web visitors can walk.com Live Adults VW PL Activeworlds offers a comprehensive platform for efficiently delivering real-time interactive 3D content over © 2010 www. A World of My Own www. Live Children Game Active Worlds www. URL and Description of Site 3D Walkthroughs www.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name. but in a 3D immersive mode.

ageofconan. Howard. URL and Description of Site the web.jp/home.bbc. Live Teens Adults VW Game MMORPG Agape World Fellowship www. Players enter Hyboria with thousands of their friends and enemies to live.com Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is an MMORPG based on the world and works of author Robert E. Categories Adellion www.com A MMORPG set on the fantasy virtual world of Adellion.com A Flash-animated RPG (role-playing game) in which you fight against monsters and enemies. Provides3D worlds you can build or visit and chat in worlds built by other users. Live Adult Game MMORPG Adventure Rock http://www.agapeworldfellowship.html A virtual 3-D world with characters and settings from visual novels with Live Tweens Teens VW © 2010 www.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.adellion.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.co.adventurequest. Adventure Quest www.uk/cbbc/adventureroc k/ Live Children VW Virtual online world for children ages 8-12 created by the BBC. Live Chidren Teens Adult VW SN Age of Conan www. Activeworlds hosts a Universe of over 1000 3D virtual reality worlds. For consumers. Live Teens Adults VW Game MMORPG Ai Sp@ce http://ai-sp. fight and explore.org 3D virtual reality Christian fellowship community.com Page 12 .

Categories Akebulan www. and an online mall.com 3D modeling software to allow developers and graphic artists to create and performance test 3D animation. Live Tweens Teens SN Game Alpha World www. modeling and textures.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.com A platform that can be used to create games or other multiuser media on the Internet Live Adults EN PL Ambient Performance www. Live Tweens Teens Adults VW Alternativa 3D www.activeworlds. memberships.AllGirlArcade. decorate a home.alternativaplatform.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. and possibly even shop. 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. points and rewards.com Page 13 .ambientperformance.com A gaming portal for girls including casual games.Akebulan. chat.com Ambient Performance specializes in mobile performance solutions and Enterprise Virtual Worlds. Live Adults EN Platform Other All Girl Arcade www. Live Adults PL Mobile EN Anarchy Online Live Tweens Teens Games MMORPG © 2010 www.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.

Arbopals.com Page 14 . URL and Description of Site www.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.com A freeware 3D modeling and character animation program.com A 3D animation. picture rating and more. shopping and socializing. dance contests.anim8or. Live Adult PL Other Asda Story www. Live Teens Adults SN Audition http://au. Live Teens SN Game AutoCad Civil 3D www. forums. Live Teens Adult Games MMORPG Asiantown www. custom avatars.com www.mmosite.net An Asian online community offering chat.com/ Online dance game in a virtual club with hot music. Live Children SN VW Game Art of Illusion www.com Children’s site focused on learning about trees.artofillusion.asdastory.anarchy-online. and a “buddy” system. modeling and rendering tool Live Adult EN PL Other © 2010 www. dating. Adult Categories Anim8or.com A 3D MMORPG with personalized avatars.org A free.asiantown.Autodesk. open source 3D modeling and rendering studio. costumes. Live Adults PL EN Other Arborpals www.com A science fiction themed MMORPG which has received high praise and won 20 international awards.

Live Teens Adults Categories VW AVAYA 3D web. Using stunning 3D graphics and revolutionary 3D spatial audio. adopt pets. where you can interact with friends from all over the world.com A virtual world with games.alive™ engage audiences while allowing fluid and natural communication. network secured platform for assisting eCommerce.com A safe and free children’s educational multiplayer online game Live Children Games ED Barbie Girls www.com A virtual world in which users can customize Barbie dolls.alive™ is a software service that provides an enterprise ready.beaconstreetgirls.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name. Live Children Teens VW SN Beacon Street Girls www. and collaboration. URL and Description of Site Avatar Hangout www.barbiegirls. Live Adults EN VW COM Bamboo Bunch www. Avaya web.Bamboobunch.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.com Avatar Hangout is a free online 3D virtual world community.com Page 15 .avaya. create homes. learning/training applications.alive http://support.com/ css/Products/P0942 Avaya web. 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.AvatarHangout. shopping. and chat with others.

com A virtual world for Bratz fans that allows users to create a Bratz character.biguniverse.com Bebo which is based on the phrase “blog early blog often” is a social networking site. and a big book of beanies to design and update your profile. your own room. games. look after a pet and interact with others online. 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.be-bratz. decorate a room.com Beanie Babies 2. friends chat. URL and Description of Site Beanie Babies www. Live Children Categories VW Bebo www. design fashions.biggreenhelp.0 plush toys unlock a virtual worlds with a home habitat. and a MyPage. play games and solve puzzles.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name. care for. Live Children Tween VW Game ED Big Universe www.bebo.com This is a kind of combination website and virtual world that allows kids and their parents to read or buy books. Live Children Tweens VW SN Bella Sara www.com Page 16 . train and play with their horses.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. Live All Ages SN Be-Bratz www. Here children can feed.beaniebabies20. and even become authors by creating their own titles.com A virtual world for kids ages 5 to 12 who love horses. Live All Ages VW ED Other Big Green Help www.bellasara.

look after your pet.blackplanet.com/ A virtual cover renderer to develop 3D packaging for websites and brochures Live Adult EN Other Brain Nook www. cry.tv Live Children VW A virtual world with a Spanish flavor where kids can meet friends: laugh.avatar-reality.boxshot3d.org Live Adult PL EN Other Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite. throw coconuts.com Blerp lets you start a discussion right on top of any website. Live Teens Adults SN Blender.com Page 17 . Boom Bang www.boombang.com A virtual world that helps children develop their math and English Live Children VW ED © 2010 www.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.com BlackPlanet is an online niche socialnetworking site targeted especially for the African American community.binweevils.Brainnook. fly. Blerp www. URL and Description of Site Bin Weevils www.Blerp. Beta Adult COM SN Other Blue Mars www.blender.com A 3D virtual world for kids which has been compared to Club Penguin Live Children Categories VW BlackPlanet www.org www.com Live Adult PL EN VW A virtual world platform dedicated to bringing people together on a massive global scale. kiss and much more BoxShot3d http://www.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.

com/playhouse/bunn ytown/index. URL and Description of Site skills.Buddyisles. dwell is an adventurous story that surrounds the Isles. Categories Buddy Isles www. videos. Live Children VW Build-a-Bearville www.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.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.com A virtual world for kids that allows users to bring their stuffed animals to life.com/ Live Children Tweens VW World of Cars Online is a virtual world based on the hit Disney/Pixar animated feature CARS. play games.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name. music. ruled by an imaginary queen called Alia.go.com www.cackleberries.go. Live Children VW Bunnytown http://atv.buildabearville. Live Children VW Cackleberries www. hang out with friends or go shopping.com Buddy Isles is a Virtual World for children to play exciting games.com Live Children VW SN A virtual world with games. play games and chat online.disney.cafe. recipes and stories which is based on a village and characters of a children's book Café.com Page 18 . interact with friends from all around the world.html For young children this virtual world invites kids to create and personalize their avatar and then decorate their virtual home. craft projects. © 2010 www.

Live Teens SN Game Chapatiz www.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.chaoticgame.chapatiz.chobots.com.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.com Something between an online game and a French social network for kids with avatars and activities.com An online community where you can make your own doll. home and new friends. Live Tweens Teens Adults VW Games Chaotic http://www.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. Live Children VW City of Heroes Live Teens VW Game MMORPG © 2010 www.CartoonDollEmporium.mycoke. safe and learning environment for parents and kids and tweens between 6 and 14 Chuggington www. Live Children Categories VW SN CC Metro www. URL and Description of Site Cartoon Doll Emporium www.com Page 19 . Categories: live/kids/vw/SocNet Live Children SN Game Chobots www. It can be reached through MyCoke.com CC Metro is an online game developed by the creators of the online world There.com and is sponsored by Coca Cola.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.chuggington.

connect and keep in touch with friends and acquaintances from throughout their lives — including kindergarten.club-fish. and connect with each other online.com www. college and the U.com This is a pixelar-based virtual world in which residents can lease apartments. Adults Categories Citypixel www. Players create superhero characters and team up with others to complete missions and fight villains. play games.classmates.cityofheroes.com/clubA Nickleodeon sponsored immersive 3D Live Tweens Teens VW Game virtual world designed to be a safe place for kids to hang out. Club Cooee www. furnishings. share photos and enjoy the features of a virtual social.citypixel.com A virtual world where kids can become fish. Live Adults VW SN Classmates.nick. be creative.S. play games. watch movies and socialize together Beta Tweens Teens VW SN Club Fish www.com A 3D online environment for teens who want to hang out. watch movies and videos. live and explore the ocean with friends. create avatars. high school. Live Children VW © 2010 www. primary school.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.com A MMORPG (massive multiplayer online role-playing game) based on the superhero comic book genre.com Page 20 . URL and Description of Site www. military. chat with friends. Live Tweens Teens SN The Club http://www.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.ClubCooee.com Classmates is a social network that helps members find.

opencroquet.com/ Platform for online music gaming Live Tweens Teen SN PL Game Cooliris www. care for it and take it on virtual rides. where people gather to socialize.seventeen.com/cosmogirl/ Live Tweens Teens VW SN © 2010 www. There are cartoon penguin avatars. URL and Description of Site Club Marian www.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.com A new online game and vertical virtual world based on the book series. dance. chose the pony’s color. Live Children VW Game Cobalt www.com Virtual online world owned by Disney for children ages 6 to 14.maidmarian. children can chat. drive and even create their own music.com Page 21 . and play together in a snow-covered virtual world. Live Adults Categories VW SN Game Club Penguin www.org/index. play games.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. chat.cooliris.conduitlabs.clubponypals. Kids will be able to adopt a virtual pony.com A MMORPG 3D world with avatars. personality and training level.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. Live Children Tweens VW Game Club Pony Pals www.clubpenguin.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. Conduit Labs http://www. islands to explore.

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. Categories The Croquet Consortium www. get political and enjoy clubs. URL and Description of Site On online community based on Seventeen Magazine and Cosmo Girl. battles and an online community.com An MMORPG based on the world of Camelot with quests.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name. in the form of the Croquet Software Developer's Kit (Croquet SDK). Categories: live/teens/adults/MMORPG Live Teens Adults VW Game MMORPG Daz3D www.com/deco/ Live Teens Adults VW Game MMORPG © 2010 www.com A virtual world with a metaverse sci-fi theme in which residents build homes. get jobs. 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. movies and concerts.com A South Korean world with avatars and social networking areas called “minihompy”.cyworld. Live Teens Adults VW SN CyWorld www.darkageofcamelot.daz3d. Live Adults VW SN Dark Age of Camelot www.joymax.opencroquet.org Live Adult EN PL Croquet is a powerful open source software technology that.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.com Page 22 .cybertown.

internet-connected toys such as eBracelets that link to online play within the Pixie Hollow.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. trade “stuff”.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name. Children have their own Toon Live Children Tweens VW Game MMORPG © 2010 www. shop for purchasing virtual goods and avatar accessories.com A social network for kids from Disney that will allow kids to enjoy three levels of chat. and intriguing quests and story lines.com Page 23 .disneyfairies.toontown.dinokids. Categories DGamer www. and score points using avatars Live Children Tweens SN Dinokids www.com Virtual world designed for kids with dinosaur characters.com This is the first MMORPG designed for kids. Children can create their own fairy avatar with unique talents and personalities. Live Children VW Dinosaur Junction www.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. social networking features.dinosaurjunction. Live Children Tweens VW Disney Fairies Pixie Hollow www.pixiehollow. Live Children Tweens VW Disney Toon Town www.com A virtual world for kids that offers Clickables.com A Disney world for children ages 6 to 10.dgamer. URL and Description of Site Free-to-play casual MMORPG with fantasy-based characters.

games and other activities based on the TV show. create.com Page 24 .com A virtual world for children ages 8 to 12 where they can create a character. and train a pet. share and display 3D virtual items for themselves. join guilds. Live Children Tweens VW DMC World www.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. shopping. family and friends Children Tweens Teens VW Doodlebops www.dizzywood. lose and retain energy points and fight battles. play games and earn reward points and badges. Live Children SN © 2010 www. Live Children Tweens VW SN dPals www.dmcworld. URL and Description of Site avatars and join forces to protect the world from invaders. explore new worlds.com A virtual world for kids with music. They can also explore. pick a personality.dofus.doodlebops.com An award-winning MMORPG from France in which players create avatars.digitaldollhouse. furnish a home.com Live A virtual world where kids collect.com Live Adults SN Other DJ only record subscription online community Dofus www.com dPals is a social network for children where they can interact with each other using a self-created avatar.dPals. Live Teens Adults Game MMORPG Doll House www. Categories Dizzywood www.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.

AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.com An MMORPG that defines the genre and has set the standard for fantasy role playing for more than 30 years—players create heroic fantasy characters—which they guide through a series of adventures and challenges. which allow children to create their own unique home and creature.ecobuddies. URL and Description of Site Driving Kids www. and achievement. working together to overcome challenges and grow in power. eKinda World www. glory.ddo. Live Teens VW ED Eeko World www.com Page 25 .eKidnaWorld.DrivingKids.edusim3d. decorate and go shopping. Live Children VW Game Edusim3D www.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name. Live Children VW SN Game © 2010 www.com A children’s virtual world and social network site where children can play games.eekoworld. Live Children Categories ED Game Dungeons & Dragons www.com A 3D virtual world designed to bring a virtual environment to the classroom interactive whiteboard.com EcoBuddies is a children’s virtual world full of animal games and hamster games.com Driving Kids provides free online educational games for children. Live Tweens Teens Adults VW Game MMORPG Eco Buddies www.org Live Children Tweens VW ED Game A PBS world designed to help children learn about the important role they can play in taking care of the earth through two interactive games.

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where people can create avatars. Live All Ages VW Tot Spot www. participate in contests.com Part online baby book. parent journal and social network—a place for parents to publish a page about their children and share it with family and friends Live Adult SN TowerChat www. clubhouses and trade virtual collectibles with a focus on collectible baseball cards.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. furnish a home. and train a pet. Live Teens Adults VW Toyota Metapolis http://metapolis.totspot.toyota..timik.uk Based in the U. They can also explore. create blogs and shop Toontown www.co.K. talk with friends.co.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.toppstown.com A virtual world for baseball fans where users can create their own avatars.com This is the first MMORPG designed for kids. URL and Description of Site Timik www. html A Japanese-language virtual world with virtual cars.pl Live Teens Adults Categories VW SN From Poland comes a chat site/software.com Page 61 . Live Children Tweens Teens VW Game Toppstown www. this virtual world is a 2D chat with a 3D “feel” divided by topics of interest not the least of which is romance.toontown. events and a Toyota museum Live Adults VW © 2010 www.towerchat. Children have their own Toon avatars and join forces to protect the world from invaders.jp/about/map.

com A browser-based online MMORPG with challenges.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.com A social network micro-blogging site. Live Adults VW Game MMORPG TRZZonline www. avatars.com An MMORPG and virtual world where players buy a truck. rap music and virtual money to purchase everything from cars to jewelry Tumblr www.com Live Tweens Teens VW An online virtual hip-hop world where young players design characters – clad in baggy clothes – and try to build a hip-hop empire with urban streets and nightclubs. off road vehicles and race cars which open access to a 3D animated virtual web site offering online racing and customizing Travian www. and earn money by hauling loads from real life cities around the world.tracksters.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.treetures.tumblr. Live Adults VW Game MMORPG Treetures www. competitions.com Live Tweens Teens Categories VW A line of actual scale models of cars including muscle cars. virtual “gold” .trukz. create a driver. villages and other standard features of games.trzzonline. URL and Description of Site Tracksters www.travian.com Page 62 . Live Teens Adults SN © 2010 www.com A virtual world for kids with forest theme where kids get to plant trees and care for them Live Children VW Trukz www.

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com This virtual world social network is for adults only and features a ‘red light center’ with avatars and virtual products to buy with virtual money.vectorcityracers. play games and do battle.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. Live Adults VW SN uWorld http://www.com A virtual world where members can create their own characters.com/pages/ WelcomePageA casual multiplayer Live Children Tweens Game MMORPG online game targeted specifically to boys and their affinity for cars.com Page 64 .vastpark. interact with friends and shop. racing and fun Venue Gen www. Live Adult EN PL Vector City Racers http://www.com A free virtual worlds platform that lets anyone create their own virtual world and share it with others.urbandead.utherverse. URL and Description of Site www.uwo3d.urbaniacs.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.com Providing on-demand 3D virtual meetings.com/c/index. Live Children Tweens VW SN Utherverse www.com Adults Categories A free grid-based browser zombie MMORPG game where 30000 zombies and survivors fight for control of a ruined city Urbaniacs www. Live Adult EN COM © 2010 www.html A virtual world from China in which residents can reinvent themselves and live the life of their dreams Live Adults VW VastPark www.VenueGen.

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and which then allows children to play and care for their pets. URL and Description of Site learning and training applications and collaboration. Live Children Tweens VW Wiz World Online www.com A virtual world in which residents can own virtual representations of real world Live Adults VW © 2010 www.wizworldonline. royalty free 3D interchange format based on XML. Live Children VW Game Weblo www. Live Children Tweens VW ED Webkinz www.web3D.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name.webkinz.com Page 67 . Categories Web3D www.com The world’s first virtual world dedicated for global English-asforeign-language (EFL) learners to improve their spoken English in a highly motivating environment.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds. along with tools to represent and communicate 3D scenes and objects between diverse authoring and presentation hardware and software on the web.com A virtual world for children which is accessed through a code on a real world Webkinz pet. play games and earn virtual cash.webbliworld.org Live Adult EN PL Other The Web3D Consortium will support a collaborative environment and drive programs to develop and advance an open standards.com A virtual world designed to mirror the real world in which kids create an avatar and participate in fun learning experiences. distributed networks and mobile devices WebbliWorld www.weblo. chat.

wellsfargo.com is a social gaming platform for children ages 5-12 where 3D avatar customization. Live Tweens Teens VW SN Wells Fargo Stagecoach Island www.weeworld. inworld exploration.com A social network built for fun where members can meet and interact with WeeMees (cartoon avatars that look like their owners).com/stagecoachisland A virtual world created by Wells Fargo bank in which members can explore. make friends. watch videos.com The only online world about real animals and real places. read stories. including countries. Residents can also become virtual celebrity publicists. use e-cards to share pictures of their animal with friends. send messages. Live Teens VW Weopia www.Weopia. virtual battles and actionpacked games are combined to create the ultimate interactive experience.webwilds. cities and buy and sell them for profit. play games and create an online cartoon page. invite friends. Live Children Tweens VW Game Live Children VW WeeWorld www. customize avatars while learning principles of smart money management. states. URL and Description of Site real estate.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.com Webosaurs. Categories Webosaurs www. connect to fun learning content.Webosaurs. WebWilds www. chatting with friends.com Page 68 .Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name. based on toys where kids can explore. play games.com Live Adults SN Other © 2010 www.

Children Tweens VW © 2010 www.com Page 69 .com/eng/games/westwar d_journey.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.html An MMORPG from China heavily inspired by Chinese classical literature and features prominent nudity and antireligious themes Live Adults Categories VW Game MMORPG Whirled www. URL and Description of Site Virtual Dating Site Westward Journey http://corp. meet famous historical people.whyrobbierocks.wiglingtonandwenks. Members can earn virtual money to start their own businesses.com A web-based social world for chat. solve ancient mysteries and become a legendary traveler. Live Tweens Teens VW ED Live The Travels of Wiglington and Wenks Virtual World www.com A virtual chat-world with avatars and money which can be used to purchase clothes and accessories and lots of opportunities to go out and explore Live Tweens Teens VW Whyville www. games and player-created content Live Adults SN Why Robbie Rocks www.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name. explore secret locations. make new friends own exotic islands. through time and space.com Massive online virtual world for kids where players can travel to places around the world.whirled.whyville.net A virtual world dedicated to education using games and role-playing. play fun enriching games.163. wear all kinds of cool clothing and costumes. build culture-inspired houses.

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worldofcars.com A virtual theme park for children aged 5-10 where players can interact with friends and play games Live Children VW SN World of Cars www.com Live Adults EN PL © 2010 www. Live Teens Adults VW Game MMORPG Worlds www.com A children’s social network with games designed to offer educational games and teach children Internet skills.com Page 71 . race and play in the World of Cars Online. create their own home and watch videos and movies.worlds.womensmurderclub. fight monsters. this site offers a virtual world.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name. the new online game from Disney & Pixar where you can create your own race car and hang out with loads of friends World of Warcraft www.com Currently the largest MMORPG (massively multiplayer online game). chat.woogiworld. Live Adults Categories VW SN Woogiworld www. Live Children Tweens SN ED Wooz World http://www. play.com/ A virtual world from in which members can assume a cartoon character’s identity. game and social network for fans.uk/ Based on the James Patterson book.woozworld. where avatars explore.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.co.Wowzieworld.com Live Children VW Create. build and interact with others for which they are rewarded with money and other things. URL and Description of Site Women’s Murder Club http://www. Live Tweens Teens Adult VW Wowzie World www. go on quests.worldofwarcraft.

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Xanga
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".

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Yoowalk
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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Zapak Kids
www.zapakkids.com A virtual game site for kids with games and kid-specific community features

Live

Children Tweens

VW

Zapak World
www.zapak.com

Live

Adults

SN

Game

Other

Free online game portal.

Zed City
http://city.zed.com/

Live

Teens

VW

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Name, URL and Description of Site
A futuristic and idyllic virtual city in a new online world to have fun , meet new people and dance

Categories

ZeDDD
www.zeddd.com A place to learn how to turn your own website into a 3D site and social network

Live

Adult

EN

PL

Other

Zefty
www.zefty.com

Live

All Ages

ED

Other

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.

ZibbieZone
www.zibbiezone.com A virtual world for kids

Live

Children

VW

zOMG
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.

Live

Tweens Teens

VW

Zon
http://enterzon.com/play/ Zon is a multiplayer virtual world developed to teach Chinese language and culture through activities and webbased games.

Live

All Ages

VW

ED

Zora
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

Live

Children Tweens Teens

VW

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URL and Description of Site on community walls.zwinkycuties. and more © 2010 www. games.ZulaWorld. Developed by Tufts University this world is in use by Children’s Hospital in Boston to help young patients express their feelings. events and virtual money Live Tweens Teens VW SN Zwinky Cuties www.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.Blue Book A Consumer Guide to Virtual Worlds Name. Live Children Tweens VW Zwinky www.com Live Children Tweens VW A fun and fanciful online virtual world where pre-teens can safely create customized avatars. design their own room. Categories Zulu World www. play games. chat.com A virtual world and social community with 29 unique locations and dozens of games and activities with shops.com Page 75 .zwinktopia.com Developed in conjunction with IBM for kids 5 and older and a spin-off of the TV show The Zula Patrol.

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