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Feb 09, 2010



Some research into what is firing in the brain with games would be nice.


If Facebook is a "virtual world", we're going to have to think of another term for what we currently call "virtual worlds".

Oh well, it's not like it was unexpected. Things were so much simpler when they were all simply called MUDs...



"Now that games and virtual worlds are everywhere, they are increasingly unnoticed."

...except, ironically, by those people who think they're not worth noticing.

But isn't this, basically, a good thing? While work in VWs may have to find a new term to stay distinct from less dynamic social networking, this does also mean that it doesn't always have to start with a defense of its existence.

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