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So yeah… about that Virtual Reality statement…

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So… yesterday I posted that the future of OngoingWorlds is Virtual Reality. If you haven’t seen that, read it here.

I’m sorry to tell you that this was an April Fools day joke. The next version of OngoingWorlds.com won’t be in 3D, you won’t have to wear a VR headset, and you won’t have to talk or act like your character! Read More

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The future of OngoingWorlds is Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality is cool. Take a look at this video:

Cool right? Imagine roleplaying in a virtual world that augments your own. Virtual reality isn’t anything new, there’s great devices like Oculus Rift that can immerse you into virtual reality.

OngoingWorlds is going to grasp this virtual reality future! Read More

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April fools pranks on OngoingWorlds

Yesterday was the biggest trolling day in the calendar, and loads of companies played pranks on us. It was also the day that the evil Bill “Turnip” Spheres declared he was taking over OngoingWorlds, coincidence eh? Anyway this lead to Tib inventing and using the fantastic hashtag #PraiseTheTurnip (if you’ve not used it, go ahead and tweet it!).

Darwin the video game

Darwin video game

Perpetual Universes wasn’t the only jape on OngoingWorlds yesterday. Luke from Darwin announced that there will be a Darwin video game! The game will be made by Blaintendo and available for the Grigori Technologies 8-Bit Home Computer (this probably makes more sense if you’re a Darwin player!).  Read More

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OngoingWorlds is changing its name to Perpetual Universes

Perpetual Universes

OngoingWorlds is changing its name to Perpetual Universes, and will be maintained by Bill “Turnip” Spheres. Read More

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World Wide Sims April Fool’s day joke – interview with Charles Star

World wide sims

On April fools day this year, many sims took part in a shared April fools joke that is probably the most widely spread in simming history. You can see the threads about this on Band of Brothers here and Before the Mast in the screenshot below. The joke was orchestrated by Charles Star from Independence Fleet who I’ve interviewed him about the joke. Read More