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rip, if you regisstered before 2019, you cant log in (by Knacken) -

The guy who used to do server things passed away and worlds got a new server guy, he had lost some server information and anyone who made thier account between 2019 and the time he passed, earlier this year had thier accounts lost.
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I wonder, when eventually Globohomo strengthens their grip on the web and controll most of it, if not everything; will obscure places like these be the last bastion of internet freedom? Perhaps a place where dissidents and so on meet?


Honestly, anonymity networks could probably handle it much better than something like this.

The problem with "last bastions", though, is that they're ineffective. Dissidents jacking off in their own corner of the internet is fine, because such activity doesn't translate to a mass movement that has political influence. In order to gain the kind of audience that brings in large numbers of people to enact the goals of your political project, you need the kind of visibility afforded by the large platforms. Obscure games from the 90s and hidden services aren't something you can influence the masses using.

Confined to your "last bastion", you're not influencing anyone to actually enact your political project.
 

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Yeah, I know world.com. It used to be way more easy accessible. The cult thing? I don't know, could be, pretty interesting if that's real. It's a spoopy place, but yet also comforting. It's just nostalgic, and weird people are on there all day long. Life is weird.
 
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Yeah, I know world.com. It used to be way more easy accessible. The cult thing? I don't know, could be, pretty interesting if that's real. It's a spoopy place, but yet also comforting. It's just nostalgic, and weird people are on there all day long. Life is weird.
most of the cult stuff is members just enjoying freaking people out. there is a weird thing where you can email jimbly and have your mug shot put in a massive hallway of pictures with your username and that's probably as weird as it gets in the game itself. lots of porn in that area too

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On average what is the peak number of user online during peak hours of the game? How members of that game's community are there? For an example, Blockland still has around roughly ~320 members remaining (me being on of them) and the game during peak hours usually range around ~50, ~60 if weekends. This is some pretty interesting stuff ngl and I wonder if it was the inspiration for your game Rig
 
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On average what is the peak number of user online during peak hours of the game? How members of that game's community are there? For an example, Blockland still has around roughly ~320 members remaining (me being on of them) and the game during peak hours usually range around ~50, ~60 if weekends. This is some pretty interesting stuff ngl and I wonder if it was the inspiration for your game Rig
i've seen maybe 6-7 active people
 
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Honestly, anonymity networks could probably handle it much better than something like this.

The problem with "last bastions", though, is that they're ineffective. Dissidents jacking off in their own corner of the internet is fine, because such activity doesn't translate to a mass movement that has political influence. In order to gain the kind of audience that brings in large numbers of people to enact the goals of your political project, you need the kind of visibility afforded by the large platforms. Obscure games from the 90s and hidden services aren't something you can influence the masses using.

Confined to your "last bastion", you're not influencing anyone to actually enact your political project.

I think influencing the masses online is long gone anyway. With a few exceptions like maybe telegram and mailing lists resistance is organised IRL. Thats what happened during the lockdowns. Every single place ousted us. Facebook was an exception. Thanks to good goys that snitch on you and Moderators with superioty complex we only could organise via mailing lists and telegram and IRL. We did manage to gather big masses for demonstrations and small scale riots though. I foresee this only becoming worse.
 
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Was Worlds.com the patent troll who patented something super vague and general like "a 3d environment to interact with other users online"? I remember reading somewhere about an abandoned game that has essencially no users, and makes no money from the game itself. It just needs its servers to stay up so it can stay profitable off of royalties or threatening lawsuits or something, because basically every online game "used" its patented technology.

I did a little research, but couldn't find anything definitive. The first sentence in the Worlds.com description on google was
Worlds also developed patented 3D interactive online gaming technologies and was awarded 10 seminal patents by the USPTO
though, so they do seem to be emphasizing their patents.

Their website is incredible though. The design has been kept up to date, using modern styling conventions, but the screenshots look like they haven't changed in decades., so they look incredibly out of place.
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Great thread, I would try to join you, but it looks like it's closed for new users.
 

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Was Worlds.com the patent troll who patented something super vague and general like "a 3d environment to interact with other users online"? I remember reading somewhere about an abandoned game that has essencially no users, and makes no money from the game itself. It just needs its servers to stay up so it can stay profitable off of royalties or threatening lawsuits or something, because basically every online game "used" its patented technology.

I did a little research, but couldn't find anything definitive. The first sentence in the Worlds.com description on google was

though, so they do seem to be emphasizing their patents.

Their website is incredible though. The design has been kept up to date, using modern styling conventions, but the screenshots look like they haven't changed in decades., so they look incredibly out of place.
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Great thread, I would try to join you, but it looks like it's closed for new users.
i think they are trying to attract investors with the new website, it talks about nfts and crap on the front page. so odd... but yeah this is the patent troll



the patent was due to expire in 2019 so i'm not sure what's going on with it. the current rumor is that jimbly owns and runs the game now
 
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First toured worlds years ago, it's kinda cozy. Used to have this major hub world bookmarked with access to every known "world" but I can't seem to access it anymore? Last I tried was at least a year ago.
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most of the cult stuff is members just enjoying freaking people out. there is a weird thing where you can email jimbly and have your mug shot put in a massive hallway of pictures with your username and that's probably as weird as it gets in the game itself. lots of porn in that area too

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Been there too, that area did legitimately unsettle me a bit.
 
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First toured worlds years ago, it's kinda cozy. Used to have this major hub world bookmarked with access to every known "world" but I can't seem to access it anymore? Last I tried was at least a year ago.
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Been there too, that area did legitimately unsettle me a bit.
this image has powerful energy
 
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from Knacken (20.11.22)
"The guy who used to do server things passed away and worlds got a new server guy, he had lost some server information and anyone who made thier account between 2019 and the time he passed, earlier this year had their accounts lost."
 
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First toured worlds years ago, it's kinda cozy. Used to have this major hub world bookmarked with access to every known "world" but I can't seem to access it anymore? Last I tried was at least a year ago.
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Been there too, that area did legitimately unsettle me a bit.
see more above^
 
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guys i found it... Agora ROAD!!!
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