Why a virtual world?

First off – the video is a MUST watch. Honest. Secondly — the stuff with words is good too.

I am David Daeschler

I’d like to start this post off with an interesting graphic.

The term "flappy bird", vs virtual worlds, and Second Life® The term “flappy bird”, vs virtual worlds, and Second Life®  | Google Trends

A simple iPhone game called “flappy bird” has attracted explosive attention in the past few months. Created by an independent game studio in Vietnam, this game went viral before the publisher removed it from the app store. If the game wouldn’t have been removed, you can see it was well on its way to garner more search engine attention in a few months than virtual worlds have had in six years.

These days mobile apps and games are hot items. There is a lot of competition, but there doesn’t seem to be a lack of demand for new apps based on new ideas, and challenging games that you can pass some of your free time on while waiting for the bus. Challenging old style platformers seem to…

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