3D Virtual landmarks St. Paul’s Cathedral

Written for VR travelers and explorers 🙂

But not only, if you’re just curious, then get your Twinity ticket and take a tour through the incredible in real and 3D St. Paul’s Cathedral.Now how you get a ticket, well that’s … simple! If you have a Twinity account, that’s your ticket, if you don’t have a Twinity account, make one! 😉

shot00081920x1080St. Paul’s Cathedral or the mother church of the Diocese of London, situated at the highest point of the City of London, dedication to Paul the Apostle ever since the the original church built on the site, was risen in AD 604. In Twinity, you can step inside the magnificent 3D cathedral, that is a replica of the in real monument.

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The perfect copy designed in the English baroque style will take your breath away. Allow your steps to be guided through the majestic virtual chambers and hallways.Take your time admiring the perfect 3Dreplica of the intricate “Choir”  wooden fittings, that aimed to reproduce popular Dutch flower painting in wood.

St.Pauls1920x1080Allow it’s magic to envelop and conquer you, as every little piece of this creation both in real and in 3D is beautifully and masterfully designed. Place your ear on the “whisperring Gallery” wall and listen the the whispers.. murmurs… what are they saying?

A reminder and many thanks to one of our members for the lovely artwork previously created in this wonderful location.Twinity Feathers- splashscreen

Now we will leave you in the quiet and the beauty of this magnificent 3D Landmark of virtual London and we will start on our next journey through 3D and Twinity’s virtual world with it’s many and amazing secrets and 3D locations.

 

Until next time traveler,

Happy virtual sightseeing! 🙂

 

 

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Your own virtual apartment

Hello everyone,

The title says it all. Your own virtual apartment! It gets better though, because in Twinity your own personal apartment is in an authentic real virtual city. If you’re a Twinizen you know what that means, if you’re not, join us and find out!

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Your apartment can be in 3D virtual Berlin, 3D London, Miami, you name it, choose it and move in!

The images in this post are from one of the 3 room luxurious apartments in Berlin. After you’re done decorating that free 3D apartment , we’ve seen some awesome ones done by Twinizen, you can find your dream home here .

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Just choose your address and browse through the many available apartment styles until you find the property that represents you.Get a feel for it before you by by visiting the 3D Open House model apartment. See yourself in your new 3D virtual home.

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Then all you have to do is settle in, decorate your 3D home to your liking choosing from a huge variety of 3D items, offered by Twinity or by Twinity members either in the 2D Shop or in the 3D Shops Twinity members have opened.
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And now that you’re settled in, it’s time to enjoy being the master of your domain and throw a party that the 3D world has never seen before! Or… of course you can just enjoy a calm night in, watching a movie and spending time with your loved ones . Or perhaps reading a book while having a cup of tea is more to your liking!

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Either way,  enjoy your own brand new home in 3D! Oh and did I mention one home is the beginning and ..the sky is the limit?! Well.. sort of! 😉

 

Have fun choosing your new virtual home and until next time!

Happy exploring!

 

Decorate your personal space with new awesome 3D items

Hello everyone,

We come bearing awesome gifts and wonderful ideas.

Now, we all know in Twinity you can buy or rent your own awesome apartment or house in any city in the world your heart desires.

You want your own penthouse apartment in New York, Berlin, London, Paris, not only you can have it, but you can have it in a few seconds, if you don’t know how yet, you can either do so from your Twinity 3D Client or by visiting our Real-Estate Page.  And this comes with even more great news, you can have as many places as you like!! Is that awesome or what!!

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Of course the most important thing after having your own personal space is how you decorate it.  As  Twiniziens we love creating, decorating, partying and most of all sharing all that with people. And since so many of you have purchased or rented many spaces in the last period, we love to announce you that we have lots new items to help you guys decorate and create your dream home.

Just a few examples to get you going, you can easily search in the Shop, for: !Rave Candle & !Rave Lamp in Decor & Accessories/ Lamps/Table  or just type !Japanese and see all the items with that title.

Maybe you plan to decorate your private beach for all the hot summer nights to come, just search for Tiki.

Search for !Disco and get that club pumpin’ as soon as tomorrow!

And these are just a few examples of new items, keep checking the catalog as we constantly add new awesome objects!

Enjoy!

Avatar of the Day: Gillie

We just caught an amazing busineswoman at work! We visited Gillie and found her with her 2 laptops really really busy! No wonder: she is dealing with 3 amazing shops at the moment: Gillie Design, Gillie’s Condo and Gillie’s Curtain Shop!

Check her motto: “Never too many shoes”. She is definitely the woman for the job!

Casual Games Marathon

Twinity is a world, and there’s a whole world of games in Twinity! Gamble on our Croupier Bot in Roulette, show your smarts in our 24/7 Quiz Game where you win Globals for winning rounds, play Avatar Darts outside of St. Pauls Cathedral or play Board Games at the Hackescher Hof Café

You can also take part in the Games Marathon this weekend and prove your skills in diverse game disciplines – if you score best overall you’ll also score an additional 250 Globals!

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Be a game piece on the giant Ludo Board board at the St. Pauls Cathedral in London, or for a more documentary approach check out Flo’s Bit Tormis Gameworld display.

You can also get creative and make up your own games on public places like the BTK Labyrinth, which are perfect for races, hide and seek or whatever else you can imagine!

Meet real game designers; Sebastian and Philipp from Metaversum, then take part in our game concept contest! Create a game concept that can be played in Twinity and you could see your project come to life with your name on it! Come to the Game Designing event for all the details!

Create your own Machinima – in 48 Hours!

Try for fame in The 48 Hour Film Project and have your work seen in multiple virtual worlds! The stakes are high, but as well as a chance to have it screened at MachinimaExpo 2010! This contest is patronized by Chantal Harvey, a well-known machinimatograph, and is about creating a machinima in 48 hours. From Friday, 17 September to Sunday, 19 September you should create your own machinima, finalize it and send it in! If you have questions or want to participate in the contest, contact Daniel with 48 hours film project as the subject.

Learn how to create a Machinima with our Tutorial.

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3D Virtual World Twinity enables Mobile Payments

3D online social community Twinity, a virtual world based on real people and real cities, is letting its members pay for virtual items using their cell phones.

Berlin, 2 September 2010 – 3D online world Twinity, the social community based on real people and realistic replicas of the world’s most vibrant cities, is letting its members pay for virtual items using their cell phones.

From new clothes for their 3D avatar to the latest furniture for the stylish 3D home to thousands of other virtual items, Twinizens from over 50 countries worldwide can now have instant fun by using their cell phones to go on a shopping spree in Twinity.

Twinity utilizes the mobile payment system of mopay web. The UI integration into the Twinity Global purchase on twinity.com provides members with a mobile payments experience, letting their charges automatically appear on their mobile-phone bill.

“Mobile payment enables our members to use the easiest and most convenient way to purchase Globals to get the latest trends in Twinity”, says Jochen Hummel, CEO of Metaversum, the company behind Twinity.

Twinity makes most of its revenue from the sale of Globals, the world’s virtual currency, to its members, who use that currency to buy virtual items.

The virtual world Twinity is currently in public beta. Register for free membership at www.twinity.com and start exploring the world today.

Join Twinity on:
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Information about Metaversum and Twinity:
Metaversum develops and operates the 3D mirror world Twinity. The vision behind Twinity is to bring the real and the virtual worlds closer together by building realistic replicas of the world’s most vibrant cities in 3D. Berlin, Singapore, London and Miami have launched in Twinity, with other exciting cities set to follow them soon. Twinity members can create a personal avatar, explore real cities virtually, move into a 3D home, chat with friends, work, get creative, or just have fun together.

Twinity offers businesses new ways of engaging with real people in real virtual cities. Through virtual shops and branded presences, in-world ad campaigns, product placement, and real and virtual sponsored events, Twinity lets you enter into a genuine, emotive dialog with your target group. Twinity is currently in public beta and open for business. Founded in July 2006 and financed by leading venture capital firms, Metaversum has offices in Berlin, Singapore, Kiev, and Potsdam. More information can be found at www.metaversum.com and www.twinity.com.

Find more information, videos, pictures and other resources in the Twinity Social Media Newsroom: www.twinity.com/en/newsroom

Do you have any questions or require additional material?

Barbara Ecker
Senior Manager Communication & Brand
Metaversum GmbH | Twinity.com
Rungestrasse 20 | 10179 Berlin | Germany
E: barbara@metaversum.com
F: +49 30 847 12 25 – 23

And the Twinity Community Award goes toooo…..

For the very first time in the young history of the 3D online world Twinity, the virtual world with real people in real cities, single community members have been honored with the Twinity Community Award for their skills, attitude and engagement in Twinity.

The 1st edition of the Twinity Community Awards has been a big success! We are very proud of all the Twinizens attended , nominated and awarded, because thanks to all of them our community is growing to a big, huge family!

The evening started in front of the Brandenbuger Tor with the Red Carpet Photo Shoot: all the nominees posed with their gowns and tuxedos next to personalities such as Jochen Hummel and Mirko Caspar, CEO and CMO of Metaversum respectively. Both of them are really amazed by the unstoppable creativity of the Twinizens.

Once the Twinity Paparazzi had done their job, the community headed to the Bitfilm Bitropolis Cinema where the ceremony was held. Every category was announced and Twinizens voted privately to their favourite nominee. Here is the list with the winners of the night!

  • Most beautiful avatar: Icat
  • Best ambassador of Twinity: Swen
  • Best event host: Princess Lily
  • Best racing track designer: Ray
  • Best shop item designer: Glenn
  • Best Fashion Designer: Helen
  • Best Decorator: Kyoko
  • Best 3D Designer: Björn
  • Special Prize for Education: Language School Hungarian (Nimrod)
  • Most Helpful Twinizen: Kuhl
  • Best Photographer: Nadia
  • Best Movie Maker: Lourenco
  • Best Twinity Blogger: Dee
  • Best Couple in Twinity: Casimero and Yuna

To prove his skills as Best Movie Maker, Lourenco made this video of the Ceremony! If you would like to watch all his creations, have a look at this Youtube Channel!

We want to thank every single Twinizen for being a part ot Twinity. Without you the world would not be like it is and still will become in the future.

Your Twinity Team

Gain some Exclusive Items with our New Badges!!

Dear Twinizens,

The hunt for badges can continue! Today we are releasing a new set of badges. Your chance to get some new cool and exclusive items. Whatch this space, there is more to come.

The new badges include:

  • Marathon Man 1
  • Singapore Marathon Man 1
  • London Marathon Man 1
  • It’s all about Friends 5
  • Disco Dancer 3
  • Happy Birthday!

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