IMVU is a “metaverse” i.e. virtual space in the world of internet. It was founded in 2004 and its head office located in Mountain View, California with 120 employees. The website combines online social entertainment with virtual reality gaming with millions of users in it. This is an alternate space where we can create our own 3D avatar and live up to your fantasy. It is all about dressing up, shopping and making new friends.
How to install?
It is absolutely free to register to the website, download the game in to users PC or a smart phone.
A computer with an internet connection should have minimum with operating system Windows XP or higher version, 1.5 GHz Pentium 4 processor or above, 256MB RAM and 200 MB disk space. The user needs to login to the website and register by creating an account. Upon registration, website will allow downloading the software and then IMVU icon will appear on desktop. Double clicking it launches the application.
In Smartphone, the download of the application is done using the play stores. It has lot of features like 3D chatting and also sharing photos.
How to use chat rooms?
Chat rooms are used to make lot friends in IMVU virtual world. There is lot of options like Chat room, Forums, IMVU groups. Friends of friends, strangers can be your great friends in the virtual world. Similar hobbies, interests also allow interacting with other members to share the ideas and increase number of friends.
How to play the game?
Once registered, a 1000 joining bonus credits are added to user account. The games are played using “credits” which are IMVU own currency similar to real money.
These credits can be earned or can be bought by paying real money either. The earned credits are the free credits. These credits are earned by playing games, completing certain tasks assigned in the game or completing survey given by sponsors. Also they can be used for shopping virtual item like pets, accessories, landscapes etc… and getting cool looks by improving the dressing accessories. They are transferable to other users or can be used to buy gifts for them and also transferred back to real money. IMVU credits generator can also be obtained by some tools like online free credit generator.
There are promotional credits gained by users by participating in few activities which IMVU provides or taking part in partner promotions. These are used to buy goods from virtual goods catalogue and are called promo-credits or simply Predits. Once added to the account, they have some limitations in spending them. Unlike credits, predits cannot be transferred to any other user or buy music from music store.
Users also spend time in setting up the public and private rooms and some more community activities.