The world
  • Immersive environment that can mirror the physical world or create past and future worlds (simulacra) . These can be accessed in 'character' like be a fish in an undersea habitat.
  • Avatars that can be human or animal or fantasy characters or objects. they can even have your web cam and other media projected onto them.
  • Scenery that can include photographs and textures created from images in the physical world.
  • Built-in characters to interact with
  • Take (give, buy, sell)
  • Read and view and listen to
  • Communications tools for synchronous and asynchronous, co-located and remotely located avatars and the people behind them
  • Things to collect
  • Tools
  • Ability to both make and do
    • Building tools
    • Scripting language
    • Interactivity through touch and proximity
  • Stigmergy happens