Multi-boxing or Multiboxing is a term that originated in MMORPG usage, though it applies to all types of shared reality VR system. It refers to logging into the system under multiple accounts, or multiple avatars on a single account, and interacting with the world through them, simultaneously.
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On September 8th 2009, Obscura Digital installed the first display of its kind, at the Hard Rock cafe in Las Vegas, US. This display is a dynamically resizing, dynamically multi-user, multitouch display wall.
The sensorama was one of the earliest examples of multi-sensory, immersive VR. It was something of an experiment at the time, and was too far advanced for available technology or interest.
Vie MUD was a Multi-User Domain (MUD) based off the DIKU MUD codebase. Vie spawned five versions, Vie 1-5. Each was publicly released, as a separate codebase to build a new MUD off of.
A bold article on how to make alchemy interesting, for usage in multi-user online environments, both gaming and more stoid.
This page is basically a collection of links with examples, of the various methods used by different worlds to map themselves.
A short article by Dr Richard Bartle, co-creator of MUD1, the multi-participant virtual environment that started the entire MUD and MMO, and really, social VR industries, way back in the late nineteen seventies.
An argument that playing multiple characters or alts on a roleplaying world, decreases the ability to roleplay in any depth. Well reasoned.
Whilst it is true that this article is over a decade old, and many inroads have been made, this article is still worthy reading for any even thinking of setting up their own multi-participant VR, gaming based or not.
A well-rounded, and comprehensive multi-page document on mermaids through the ages, their history, and adaptions. Overall, a very good paper.
A brief but thorough multi-part article from Gamasutra, on creating volumetric rendering in real-time, for use in fog, fluid, and other effects, which correctly affect light at any point through them.
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Network software company DemonWare has released BitDemon 1.0. This library pack is essentially a complete interactive multi-user suite, to integrate into your virtual world-like products and games for PC, Playstation 2 and Xbox platforms. <...
Intel plans to release in 2009 or 2010 a first wave of Larrabee chips with 16 to 48 cores, tailored for handling computer game graphics.
Multi-core chips cut energy use and heat while speeding performance by dividing tasks be...
Interactive hi-tech desks could help boost the maths skills of primary school pupils, researchers have said.
The multi-touch, multi-user interactive 'smart' desks were designed, built and tested by Durham University.
The Nintendo Wii games console is being used as part of physiotherapy treatment for patients in South-East England.
Burns victims and those with hand injuries are being offered spells on the console to boost their recovery.
Sagem S?curit? and Hitachi, the engineering and information technology giant will unveil the first ever multi-modal finger vein and fingerprint device at Biometrics 2009 in London, Finger VP.
This new device combines Hitachi...