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Research: Some Players Continue Game Experience in the Real World | GamePolitics

Research: Some Players Continue Game Experience in the Real World | GamePolitics | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it

Research: Some Players Continue Game Experience in the Real World

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Blue Mars Blog: Avatar Reality Recognized for Business Innovation in Hawaii

Blue Mars Blog: Avatar Reality Recognized for Business Innovation in Hawaii | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it

Avatar Reality Recognized for Business Innovation in Hawaii

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The University of Western Australia in Second Life: Victoria's Reviews of 5 Masterpieces from the September UWA 3D Challenge

The University of Western Australia in Second Life: Victoria's Reviews of 5 Masterpieces from the September UWA 3D Challenge | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it

Victoria's Reviews of 5 Masterpieces from the September UWA 3D Challenge

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Lane's List: Celebrate Art and Photography with Three Openings Today in Second Life

Celebrate Art and Photography with Three Openings Today in Second Life

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60 SL blogs you should read

60 SL blogs you should read | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
Check out my selection of 60 SL resident blogs you should read this year. It's definitely worth bookmarking and subscribing to these wonderful blogs/sites for SL news and the latest happenings from...
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The University of Western Australia in Second Life: LEA FULL SIM & UWA SKY SIM SERIES LINEUP

The University of Western Australia in Second Life: LEA FULL SIM & UWA SKY SIM SERIES LINEUP | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it

EA FULL SIM & UWA SKY SIM SERIES LINEUP

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Journal of Virtual Worlds Research: Volume 4, Number 2: Government and Military

Journal of Virtual Worlds Research: Volume 4, Number 2: Government and Military | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it

Journal of Virtual Worlds Research: Volume 4, Number 2: Government and Military

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For Games to Make Sense, It’s All About the Haptics, Baby!

For Games to Make Sense, It’s All About the Haptics, Baby! | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
A new technology developed at Disney Research, Pittsburgh (DRP) is poised to usher in a brave new world of gaming. Called Surround Haptics, it allows game players (and film viewers, for that matter...
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Lumion Lumion Free

Lumion Lumion Free | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
Lumion Free Edition is a real-time 3D visualization tool for making movies and still shots of architecture, planning and design.
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Virtual world training in 30 minutes

Virtual world training in 30 minutes | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
An interesting quesion arose from my ALT-C talk last week. It was basically "How can you use Second Life for teaching when it takes two hours to learn how to use it?"
Which isn't really a question...
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The effects of the Mesh content-type on Second Life

The effects of the Mesh content-type on Second Life | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
In trying to quantify the impact of a new content type on the Second Life grid, it’s necessary to look at both the statistical data, as well as getting an impression of things ‘on the ground’, in-world.
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Massive virtual world event(s) – LA & MK « Life at the Feeding Edge

Massive virtual world event(s) – LA & MK « Life at the Feeding Edge | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it

Massive virtual world event(s) – LA & MK

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Welcome to JOY – Joy Estates in Avination | KRYPTON RADIO

Welcome to JOY – Joy Estates in Avination | KRYPTON RADIO | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
On Saturday, the 17 September 2011, JOY Estate and JOY Solutions opened their doors on Avination®. Krypton Radio interviews Marcus Kretschmer, founder of Pixel Lighthouse and creator of the new online business in the Avination virtual world.
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The Watch – virtual worlds in the news

The Watch – virtual worlds in the news | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
Virtual worlds news from an Australian perspective since 2006...
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» FleepGrid Maintenance Completed – Now with Groups, Login Screen, and More

» FleepGrid Maintenance Completed – Now with Groups, Login Screen, and More | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it

FleepGrid: Now with Groups, Login Screen, and More

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The University of Western Australia in Second Life: SLanguages 2011 Conference, EduNation 16th-18th Sept 2011

The University of Western Australia in Second Life: SLanguages 2011 Conference, EduNation 16th-18th Sept 2011 | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it

SLanguages 2011 Conference, EduNation 16th-18th Sept 2011

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Thothica Inspires Thoughtful Collection

Thothica Inspires Thoughtful Collection | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
Something happens when I translate my artwork into virtual reality—it is even magical. Maybe it is because in the physical world, the color is dulled by pigments. Maybe it is the scale that can b...
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Inworldz hosts its first Homes and Residences Exhibition

Inworldz hosts its first Homes and Residences Exhibition | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
The "closed garden" grid of Inworldz has grown a lot over the last year, attracting not just individuals from Second Life, but a growing number of communitites.  We visited the Elves on the Design...
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The S&S Gallery of Fine Arts new Sky Gallery

The S&S Gallery of Fine Arts new Sky Gallery | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
The S&S Gallery of Fine Arts has recently opened a new Sky Gallery. The garden setting is situated in in the sky above the main gallery on Artistan. As is S&S Gallery of Fine Arts policy Co...
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Humanizing the Avatar (Part 21: Lack and Excessiveness)

Humanizing the Avatar (Part 21: Lack and Excessiveness) | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
The twenty-first part in a series offering a humanist understanding of virtual world avatars

It has been noted that video games “enable[s] players to think through questions of agency and ex...
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