VEJ 2014 Reader’s Choice Awards

VEJ 2014 Reader’s Choice Awards

 

Favorite educational sim/site in Second Life

EdTech Island

 

Favorite virtual world environment and/or game

World of Warcraft

 

Favorite “NEW” virtual environment

Minecraft

 

Best architectural design/build in a virtual world

Pandaria

 

Avatar/person who taught, inspired, or helped you the most in virtual worlds/games

Chris Luchs – Kuwapi & Abacus Capallini

 

Favorite 2014 educational event in a virtual environment/game

Inevitable Betrayal Weekend Webinars

 

Favorite “go to” place for information about what is happening in virtual worlds

Inevitable Betrayal Google + Community

 

Favorite virtual world store or place to shop

SL Marketplace

 

Favorite virtual musician/band/DJ in a virtual world

Lightning Productions – Coz Okelly

 

Favorite Musical Venue in a virtual world

Magz Blues Club at the Iron Cloud

 

Favorite creative fashion designer

Shaomai House of Fashion

 

Favorite virtual world designer other than fashion

Vassili Giannoutsos (R), Bluebarker Lowtide (SL)

&

Mary O’Brien (R), Serena Offcourse/Zinnialuna (SL)

 

 

Favorite museum or educational build in a virtual environment

Caledon Oxbridge tutorial, Particle Laboratory

 

Favorite place to “hang” in a virtual world with your friends

Inevitable Betrayal Guild

&

Caledon Oxbridge tutorial, Particle Laboratory

 

 

Favorite theme build in a virtual environment

1920s Berlin Project

 

Best Virtual World Blog

Grid Jumper http://gridjumper.net/

 

Best educational conference/workshop/webinar/hangout/professional learning activity in a virtual world

Inevitable Betrayal Weekend Webinars

&

VWBPE2014 (Virtual Worlds Best Practices In Education)

 

Favorite Machinima

HAE’s Potter Adventure http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gt5XHvJPLvk&feature=youtu.be

&

Grid’s Anatomy of a Wipe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyn0ejntD_c&feature=c4-

 

 

Favorite Online 3D Virtual Game

World of Warcraft

 

Favorite Educational Gaming Guild

Inevitable Betrayal

 

Favorite VEJ Article for 2013 – 2014

On Becoming a Guild: Interview with Chris Luchs by Tanya Martin

&

“An Interview With Gord Holden” by Scott Merrick

 

Favorite VEJ photo for 2013-2014

VEJ Cover April 2014 Vassili Giannoutsos (RL), Bluebarker Lowtide (SL) (Photo) and Bob Vojtek (RL), BJ Gearbox (SL) Design

 

 

Most innovative use of a virtual world

Inevitable Betrayal Educators’ Gaming Guild

 

Favorite Professional Development recording

Inevitable Instructors State of the Guild

 

Favorite Virtual World or Game Charity Event

Running of Gnomes for Breast Cancer Awareness

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Relay for Life 2014, Second Life