The Awportals Chronicles

Weekly Roundup - March 20th, 2010

Published Mar 19, 2010, 8:38pm
Weekly round-up of news from the Activeworlds community universe for the week ending March 20, 2010. Includes closing hosts, there users, RPGs, AWGate modifications, browser builds and various community announcements.

Activeworlds 5.0 Release Schedule

Published Nov 22, 2009, 12:24am
Information on the release of Activeworlds 5.0 to the Activeworlds Universe for December 1st, 2009.

Musings - In the Meantime

Published Nov 12, 2009, 5:14pm
A regular column by Hyper Anthony concerning current events. This edition is concerning the void of activity left by users on hiatus.

Musings - One By One

Published Oct 11, 2009, 4:59pm
A regular column by Hyper Anthony concerning current events. This week's musing is about helping new users learn how to build.

Musings - Vibrant Communities

Published Oct 4, 2009, 5:46pm
A regular column by Hyper Anthony concerning current events. This week's musing is the effect of maintenance on Alphaworld.

AWCommunity.org Refreshed by Awportals

Published Sep 17, 2009, 3:46am
Awportals is pleased to announce that is has agreed steps with Activeworlds, Inc to increase its promotional activities of Activeworlds Community News and Events within the Activeworlds Universe.

Mystery Pink Cube Virus Spreading Throughout AWTeen

Published Sep 14, 2009, 12:18am
Panic was spreading throughout AWTeen over the weekend as a mysterious virus began working its way among the citizen population of the world.

New Clan-Pack Products

Published Jun 13, 2008, 7:01pm
Activeworlds, Inc has expanded its offers range to include 2 new products available for a limited time.

What are the Flagg Worlds?

Published Mar 22, 2008, 10:26am
We explain the purpose of the Flagg worlds and why are there so many of them in the universe.

Newsletter Announcements (Feb 08)

Published Feb 8, 2008, 10:00pm
Summary of announcements from the official Activeworlds newsletter.

Piko Island Floored by Hardware Fault

Published Dec 2, 2007, 10:00pm
Piko Island remains offline today after a hardware failure on November 3rd floored its object path server, losing many of its objects.

Universe Hits Unusual Slump

Published May 20, 2007, 11:43pm
In a worrying turn of events, the Active Worlds universe experienced some of its lowest average user counts in the past year for the week of May 7th averaging only 130 users.

Interview: Flagg of Activeworlds, Inc (pt1)

Published Apr 12, 2007, 9:00pm
Part 1 of a 3 part interview with Tom 'Flagg' from Activeworlds Incorporated.

Interview: Flagg of Activeworlds, Inc (pt2)

Published Apr 12, 2007, 9:00pm
Part 1 of a 3 part interview with Tom 'Flagg' from Activeworlds Incorporated. Part 2 includes PAV pricing, community attacks and the new .x format.

Interview: Flagg of Activeworlds, Inc (pt3)

Published Apr 12, 2007, 9:00pm
Part 3 of a 3 part interview with Tom 'Flagg' from Activeworlds Incorporated. Part 3 includes working with JP McCormic, being abused by Stacee, awgate and competition with SL pornography.

AWVote Results - March 2007

Published Apr 2, 2007, 11:19am
AWVote has today released the results of the votes ran through March.

Universe to Host Rides Competition 2

Published Apr 2, 2007, 10:58am
Activeworlds, Inc. community relations officer Flagg today announced through the newsletter that in addition to voting on the Rides4us building competition until the end of April he would also be launching a second similar competition.

Flagg Opens Rides4us Competition

Published Mar 6, 2007, 10:00pm
Flagg announces a building competition to make advanced theme park like rides using new 4.1 features.

Activeworlds Expo Receives Own World

Published Feb 27, 2007, 10:00pm
In anticipation of its second successful year, Activeworlds, Inc, has provided the team of SW Chris and Newman111 with a large world to host the 2007 AWExpo event.

Chrispeg responds to browser bug anger

Published Feb 6, 2007, 10:00pm
Chrispeg today responded to the huge number of concerns regarding his monitoring, fixing and complaints of his blatant misunderstanding of AW building methods by copying and pasting the bug submission guidelines, and locking the thread.

AWI to operate open prizes

Published Feb 2, 2007, 10:00pm
In a change from its standard position of only offering fixed prizes such as worlds or citizenship extensions, the February newsletter announced that Active Worlds, Inc, would be holding at least one future competition with prizes in credit for use on Active Worlds products.

AWI announces Personal Avatar vendors

Published Dec 9, 2006, 10:00pm
Active Worlds, Inc made efforts to improve the take-up of Personal Avatars by the introduction of official PAV vendors, chosen from the Active Worlds community and with expertise in modelling.

AW hit by rolling blackouts

Published Nov 25, 2006, 4:12pm
For 3 days running Active Worlds has been hit with rolling blackouts to several key worlds, in addition to the universe server itself.

Flagg Deletes Pricing Thread

Published Oct 26, 2006, 4:10pm
The official AWI forums have exploded into chaos after Flagg (Tom) of Active Worlds deletes the largest thread in the forum containing hours of users input into the progress in Active Worlds.

AWI Announces Personal AV Pricing

Published Oct 18, 2006, 9:00pm
Flagg (Tom) of Active Worlds, Inc. Has announced the initial pricing structure for consideration in the official newsgroups for the Personal Avatar prices.

Tourist access re-enabled

Published Feb 5, 2002, 10:00pm
Active Worlds, Inc re-enables tourist access to the universe after a huge outcry and retaliation from long term users.

AWI removes tourist mode

Published Jan 2, 2002, 10:00pm
Active Worlds Inc, claiming that it would be out of business within a year, disabled tourist access for the main universe.
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