Current edition: Vol.5, No.9, September 2002

Active Worlds News

9.11.01 Remembered
New AlphaWorld
Build Contest Results
Bot of the Month
Tech Support Tip
Cy Awards
Hot Spots to Visit
Zan Remembered
Volunteer Highlight
AWEC Calendar


Building Links
Community Links










What's New For September In The AW Universe

September 11 - A Time of Remembrance

A year after the terrorist attacks, the Active Worlds community pays tribute.

Sneak Peek into the New AlphaWorld!

You've seen the signs and heard the rumors about the New AlphaWorld! Now E N Z O gives us a glimpse of some of the cool features currently being implemented in the new world.

Building Contest Winners

The results are in! Wait until you see these worlds. You'll understand how difficult it was for our judges to make their decision!

Bot of the Month Club

This month Lord Fett shares with us the special features of the Paintball/Capture the Flag bot used in the world Lugia.

AW Tech Support Tip of the Month

I've heard that updating my video driver can alleviate problems with, and improve performance in, Active Worlds. How do I determine which video card I have, and how do I go about updating it?

AVATARS 2002/2003

Plans are well under way at Contact Consortium and DigitalSpace Corporation for their 5th annual Avatars conference! Get all the details of this year's conference dedicated to the celebration of John Ronald Reuel Tolkien's eleventy-first birthday on January 3rd, 2003, and find out how YOU can get involved.


There is a lot of activity going on in the AWEC corner these days. We just know you won't want to miss out on these upcoming events!

Cy Awards Celebration

The Cy Awards team is hard at work preparing for the upcoming Cy Awards event. You won't want to miss out on the voting, nominees ball, parties and the Awards ceremony itself!

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!

Zandorfa Remembered

The Active Worlds community pays tribute to Zandorfa, a treasured member of the community who recently passed away.

AW Community Volunteers

We think it would be great if everyone got a chance to get to know some of the volunteers in the community, and to find out why they love AW so much.

The AWEC Event Calendar for September 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!

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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