Monthly Archives: July 2010

In honor of the release of StarcraftII last week, an awesome Lego version.

I had to post a link to this because its just amazing.  The music itself was like a soothing nostalgia blanket. Advertisements

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Gambling May Return to Virtual Worlds.

If you have been following virtual worlds for a while, you probably remember when the FBI raided several casinos that were operating out of Second Life in an effort to get around laws that banned internet-based gambling.  If you don’t, … Continue reading

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Blizzard’s Real ID System: The Aftermath

Real ID is only voluntary for now, but the debate over online identity unification is nowhere near over. A look into why we can’t figure out where to draw the line and what that means for the future of online communities. Continue reading

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Habbo Hotel Endures the Test of Time: Virtual World Reaches Tenth Anniversary

Habbo’s 10th Anniversary marks transition of virtual worlds from hype to reliable business. Continue reading

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Wedding Cake Topper for Soon-to-Be Ex-Gamers

I just saw this posted on Gizmodo. What’s even more funny is the analysis of the topper itself.  What would the world do without geeks with too much spare time?

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Update: Google invests $100M in Zynga, Preparing for new game platform?

Google invested $100-200 million in social gaming company. What does it mean for the future of gaming? Continue reading

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FarmVille Gets Un-Virtual with Real World Cross-Promotions

Virtual farming craze leads to real food products available in your local 7-11 convenience store. Continue reading

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