Yahoo's "OurWorld IMVironment for Yahoo! Messenger!" introduced today lets you create your own styled avatar and chat with your friends in a safe, virtual space designed to reflect your personal style. IMVironment suite currently includes Emoticats, Dilbert and Flickr.
Here is what the OurWorld IMVironment offers:
Create a unique avatar that screams YOU!
"With a pool of over 30,000 items, you can uniquely customize your avatar with a vast array of virtual items, including clothing, accessories, hairstyles, and pets," Yahoo said in a January 30 blog post.
Chat and dance the night away with your friends, while earning coins for new items. As you level-up your avatar, you get to unlock exclusive new features - it's easy and fun!
Design your own virtual space
Your OurWorld Condo can be decorated with furniture items that can be sized and moved around within your new virtual home to your heart's content. Hang out with friends, dance, chat, and play mini-games to earn new furniture for your Condo.
Launching OurWorld IMVironment
"While chatting with your friends, click on the "IMVironments" button on the top-right of the chat window. Simply choose the "OurWorld Condo Game" icon, and in mere seconds, you'll be chatting with your friend in your virtual Condo!," added Yahoo.