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Raph Koster's Areae finally pulls back the wraps

Raph Koster's Areae finally gives some details on what it's doing.

By Sep. 18, 2007


Areae's Raph Koster: Virtual world cash to go to entertainment

The Areae co-founder suggests that the immediate future of virtual worlds is an endless flow of kids' digital environments and that the "dreams of the metaverse" isn't coming anytime soon.

By Feb. 15, 2008


Three Rings officially launches 'Whirled'

Platform for Flash-based multiplayer casual games gives individual developers a way to make money with their creations.

By Nov. 10, 2008


Enabling interaction between 2D and 3D games

New technology from a virtual worlds platform developer will ultimately make it possible for developers to put out both Flash and 3D versions of a game and let players interact between the two.

By Feb. 4, 2009


Huge amounts of venture capital rushing to virtual world companies

More and more investment money is finding its way to companies building virtual worlds or technologies to build virtual worlds.

By Oct. 3, 2007


Metaplace brings user-generated virtual worlds to the browser

It's not the most innovative name but the concept may be revolutionary. Metaplace, a virtual community that is currently being tested for launch in spring 2008, was one of the most talked about start-ups at the TechCrunch40 Conference.

By Sep. 22, 2007


Metaplace: Platform for user-created virtual worlds

Backed by virtual-world expert Raph Koster, Metaplace makes it easy for anyone to build their own Web-based virtual space. Get an invite here to the closed beta.

By Feb. 25, 2009