Avatar-Based Virtual Worlds

This system is no longer available.

Publisher: Fujitsu/Cultural Technologies
Status: defunct

This product is no longer available, and the website is down.

Publisher: Tpresence, Inc.
Status: defunct

IMVU is a popular system that includes messenger software, rooms & wardrobes, and a free home page.

Publisher: IMVU
Status: active

Kaneva says they will be running a 3D world where you can meet friends, chat, explore places, play games, listen to music, watch videos, win prizes, and build your own dream home. However, at this time all that exists is a contact list for updates and a promo for casino games.

Publisher: Kaneva.com
Status: active

Thanks to the anonymous passerby who provided the URL for MaidMarian! More than a Chat World, MM is a full-on MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game). The Sherwood Dungeon RPG features "an infinitely deep dungeon with monsters and treasure". Requires the Macromedia Shockwave player.

Publisher: Maid Marian Entertainment Inc.
Status: active

Meez is a 3D world comprised of a variety of regions called "hoods" - from Posh Heights to Hell's Kitchen - allowing for different sorts of interaction based on your location (new hoods are added periodically). The world features public hangouts, personal "roomz", and a wide variety of games. In the MeezNation, you can create your own 3D avatar - as well as your "petz", "roomz" and assorted "meez gear".

Publisher: Donnerwood Media Inc.
Status: active

Long thought dead, Meridian 59 has returned to the land of the living. And thanks to an anonymous passerby, we have a link to the current M59 website:
http://meridian59.neardeathstudios.com/

Publisher: The 3D0 Company
Status: defunct

This product has been discontinued, and no support is available.

Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Status: defunct

Membership in the moove 3D virtual world includes a homepage, guestbook and mail.

Publisher: moove
Status: active

OnChat is a "visual chat" system with customizable avatars and chat rooms. Their new system offers free accounts and a faster chat application.

Publisher: Media SuperCollider Inc.
Status: defunct

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