Current edition: Vol.4, No.12, December 2001

Active Worlds News

Holiday Specials
3D Homepages
Bot of the Month
Worlds to Watch
Tech Support Tip
Developer's Tip
Hot Spots to Visit
AWEC Calendar
Christmas Hunt
Tic Tac Doh
Winter Wonderland
Get to Know Your Neighbors


Building Links
Community Links










What's New For December In The AW Universe

Holiday Gift Giving Specials

Trying to think of the perfect gift for friends and family? Activeworlds has two gift-giving specials, just in time for the holidays!

3D Homepages Dressed Up for the Holidays

Just in time for all of your upcoming holiday celebrations, we now have available special holiday decorations for you to use in your 3D Homepage!

HamFon's Bot of the Month Club

This month, we look at Young Shamus' SlideBot.

Flagg's Worlds to Watch

We have some incredible worlds in the AW Universe! Flagg gives us his recommendation of some MUST see worlds.

AW Tech Support Tip of the Month

When I run in OpenGL mode it is incredibly slow. Why is that?

AW Developer's Tip

Thinking that since Active Worlds has had the light command since 3.1, the prelight command would be obsolete? Put simply, no! Check out the many reasons why prelighting is still a very important tool for your 3D modeling.

Recommended Hot Spots to Visit

There are tons of fun places in the AW universe to visit, build, and hang out in - check out some recommendations from the community's experts!

The AWEC Event Calendar for December is Online!

Want to know what activities are happening in the AW Universe? This is the place to find out what's happening, when, and where!

AWCommunity Register's Monthly Community Article

The team at AWCommunity Register is always hard at work tracking down the latest communities for you! Check out this site for the latest in-depth articles on all the great communities in our universe!

If you belong to a hot community, or know of one out there - then make sure to get yourself listed with the Official AWCommunity Register!

Storage World's Christmas Present Hunt

You won't want to miss out on the Storage World's 3rd annual Christmas present hunt with a chance to win some really cool prizes!

Tic Tac Doh

Join in the fun as the GameShow Network brings the gameshow similar to Hollywood Squares into the Virtual world on December 8.

A!!CT Winter Wonderland

Come tour the Christmas winter wonderland or participate in the building contest for prizes in A!!CT world.

Active Worlds Community Volunteers

A special thank you to all of the people who volunteer their energies in the AW Community.

We Wanna Hear From You!

If you would like to write an article for the newsletter or have a project you would like to share with the community through this newsletter, please contact us ( to find out more about participating.


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