Why “the Metaverse” needs gameplay and gameplay mechanics

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references Well, one of the original visions was Second Life and its open source clone, Ope... on 6/7/2019, 7:02:05 PM

excerpt Recently, Second Life opened some new areas of "Linden Homes". It's a nice suburbia, and it filled up so rapidly that additional areas are being added. It's developing a suburban lifestyle. There's no plot, but there are picnic and boats and pets and pubs. People hang out with their neighbors, drive around, set up community associations, and have barbecues. This appeals to people for whom middle class suburbia is an unreachable aspiration in real life, a growing demographic. on 6/7/2019, 7:02:21 PM

references What I find interesting is that when Stephenson wrote *REAMDE*, he said that he ... on 6/7/2019, 7:05:26 PM


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