2017 IMA: HG Chamber of Commerce: How about a Virtual Worlds Fair?

HG Chamber of Commerce:  How about a Virtual Worlds Fair?A suggested plan for promoting virtual worlds on the Hypergrid.  A persistent Worlds Fair Grounds with links to places of interest all over the Hypergrid.  Free space is available.  Can we get a group together to do this?eA real world’s fair in virtual worlds.The fair grounds are a hub to HG places and events everywhere.Displays promote the places and events and walkin TPs give prompt access.Infinite Metaverse Alliance  can provide space and promotion.Hypergrid Chamber of Commerce may be interested in managing it.A persistent space with some persistent and some temporary exhibitsFollowing the pattern of some state fairs in the old world.Seasonal, not annual.  Events and promotion several times a year.  The fair grounds could be the Go-To place for what’s happening on the Hypergrid.The Virtual World’s Fair is where VR hype meets theme parks(We can’t use that term without checking trademarks and copyrights.) Worlds Fair of the Metaverse?Can we get a group together to do this?********************************************More after the break*************************************************Metaverse events, recent and upcomingAvatar Repertory Theater (ART) prepares a frightful Halloween show.Mal Burns: Inworld ReviewHypergrid Writer’s CommunityIMA BlogIMA locations3D web-worlds of the browser (G+ community)Selby’s daily news collection:  Virtual worlds are real   Virtual Outworlding news collection Events on the Hypergrid: HYPEventsDestination guide: OpenSimWorldHyperica, Directory of Opensimulator hypergrid destinationsWELCOME TO SEANCHAI LIBRARIESVirtual world G+ communities:  Communities virtual worlds G+*********************************My suggested operating plansWill have both nonprofit and commercial exhibitors.Commercial exhibitors will pay a small fee to cover costs for paid entertainment.Paid entertainment will be provided and promoted to draw crowds.Community events would be welcome and without land costs.  Information about HG events would be displayed with walkin TPs to the place.Walk-in TPs to other places (and other grids)  will be encouraged.The other destinations may be listed as VWF annex areas. If they put Walkin TPs back to the main fair near the arrival point for incoming TPs.IMA will recommend and make available Walkin TP scripts that are reliable.Art work would be sought and displayed for months or indefinitely.A freebie area would be available with walkin TPs to other free places.  The Fair would extend this:  Plan for the HG eventoratorIMA can probably provide space.**********************************************************************************LicenseOriginal text in this blog is CC By: unless specified public domainUse as you please with attribution: link to the original.All images without attribution in this blog are CC0: public domain.*********************************My web office: Cybalounge.Don’t register — enter as guest.  If you don’t see me:Click the pointed pushpin on the bottom line See if I am in Selby’s room.My office times:  Weekdays: 12: -12:30 Central time  (US) Maybe weekends, too.  Other times by appointment. Thinkerer Melville in Second Life, Selby Evans in KitelyA web page you can walk intoTry a browser-based virtual worldCybalounge is ready for virtual worlders to use: Tutorials and suggestionsEntertainment in virtual worldsMal Burns: Inworld ReviewEntertainment on the HypergridOpensim AAM Virtual PerformersHYPERGRID EVENTSThe web show: a magazine from the virtual worldsArt of the Artists: [email protected] Machinima Challenge (L$350,000 Prize Pool) Create a film with a work of art.OpenSimWorkingRadioStreams (OSWRS). Invited article by shawnkmaloneyAviation radio: Music to fly by. And to promote your aviation event.Radio for your place – Radio for the metaverse. Anyone for podcasts?Videos from virtual worldsFree video resources for virtual worlds: Screen capture beyond FRAPSSimple video editing with Shotcut, for virtual worldersConvienient video capture in Windows 10–any windowArticles about videos from virtual worldsNews and NotesHG links– depending on your interests Hypergrid Tour 2016-01– 167 virtual worldsCommunities in the virtual worldsArcadia Asylum All Around   G+ community: Hypergrid SafariG+ community: Metaverse ToursOpensimworld. Destination guide for the Hypergrid   Best metaverse communitiesRadio in the virtual worldsOpenSimWorkingRadioStreams (OSWRS). Invited article by shawnkmaloneyAviation radio: Music to fly by. And to promote your aviation event.Radio for your place – Radio for the metaverse. 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Communities, communication, shared goalsTime conversion: put time/zone into Google search to get your time The Hypergrid WIP ShowThe Hypergrid WIP is a one hour “show & tell” of works in progress. Everyone is invited.  Building, scripting, entertainment– whatever you are working on.Selby may capture video of presentations in voice, for posting on YouTube.The WIP show normally meets on 2 Sundays a month at 12 pm California time.The show meets at the Pandora location on the second Sunday But will not meet in the summer.And at Cookie II on the fourth Sunday.  To keep up with the WIP meetings, join the Kitely group, Work in progress.We can go to your place if there is time.Next WIP meetingSunday Oct , 22, noon SLT (California) timeCookie II location (fourth Sunday of the month)HG address below: paste into the World Map next to Find. Click Find, TPgrid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II In Kitely, put Cookie II into the find bar of the world map. -Suspended for Summer: Pandora Location: (second Sunday of the month)Pandora allows presenters to run high threat OSSL functions.world.narasnook.com:8900Put the line above in your World Map next to Find.  Click Find. TPAt Narasnook, use World Map to search for PandoraPrevious Articles from the WIP show Glimpses of Hypergrid Work-in-Progress (WIP) showWIP Show: How to with NPC, Nara Malone. Storytelling of the futureWIP on Cookie II, Kitely, 9/20 Dolls, Discos, and DiscussionWIP August 23, A conversation about being creativeThe WIP show, 7/18/2015: Virtual mobile art by Lucy AfarensisWIP Show at Hobo Sandbox on Cookie II, KitelyWIP Show, works in progress on the Hypergrid June 3, 2015Hypergrid WIP meeting. The creatives of the hypergrid-What is “Virtual Outworlding” and how can you use it? 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