Tag: Life

  • Social Media Counts – iPad App

    This is a brief description and support page for the October 2010 released iPad app Social Media Counts one of several non-client commissioned MUVEDesign smartphone apps. Get it via the iTunes App store now or go to the Apple App preview page 1.0 RELEASE VERSION 1.0 – Description and screen shot Social Media Counts is […]

  • 15 great myth-busting, women vs men stat articles about Games

    I was looking for one place on the web that had a list of the mix of male and females across the ‘game/virtual world’ space. I have actually found it useful to quote many of these stats to clients who still believe console games, online ‘quest’ based games and virtual worlds are still the domain […]

  • Atmospheric Australian Virtual Macbeth

    An Australian project (initiated at a 2007 LAMP@AFTRS (Laboratory for Advanced Media Production) residential) called “Macbeth:What If” received further development/production funding from the NMC and the Australia Council. Project creator Kerreen Ely-Harper teamed up with producer Kate Richards and designer Angela Thomas to realise the original project, that built on the original project idea looking […]

  • User Engagement in Virtual Worlds Still Growing

    Senor Hontar: “We must work in the world. The world is thus.” Father Altamirano: “No Senor Hontar…thus have we made the world. Thus have I made it” Final lines of the film ‘The Mission’ As well as the increase in venture capital investment across all virtual worlds, the time spent in them, measured in user […]

  • Why Create Marketing Machinima?

    Social Media and Web 2.0 is a lot about providing the tools and therefore the means for everyone to create content, that they believe others may want to see. I have personally created a lot of corporate, professional entertainment and music films over the years using high end equipment but now, like many millions around […]

  • Layered Virtual Worlds Pt II

    OK you may have spotted quite a few characters living on this post 🙂 Originally there were ‘video-real’ talking, salesy character centered on the page courtesy of CLIVEvideo but I still talk about them more below. A few months ago I blogged over in personalizemedia about the new kid on the intranet block, those ‘layered’ […]

  • Branded Entertainment in Virtual Worlds

    The Relentless March of Channels and Formats into Second Life Rather than just referring to the many standard press articles about the growing number of companies or formats that are setting up in Second Life (the media’s favourite MUVE at the moment) I have been ‘living it’ so to speak. My inworld blog JustVirtual provides […]

  • Creating Games in Second Life

    Ok the title sounds a little ‘space cadet’ and paradoxical but bear with me on this one because the implications go way beyond the focus of this post which is a quick orientation and guide to non-scripted but organised ‘social play’ inside a virtual world and a great way to plan a Real World Alternate […]