VIP Club Membership from IMVU gives you the tools and benefits to build your virtual world the way you want!
Go on, admit it, we have all tried out socializing in an avatar-based digital world… No? Well? get with the program! It can be hilarious. For most people, their first experience was in Second Life but the options have grown and there are now a plethora of these virtual worlds out there offering online chat, banter and even companionship and dating. There is something hugely addictive about these digital playgrounds and I know I have enjoyed chatting up complete strangers, laughing together at our over the top digital outfits or absurd animal avatars and chuckling when snubbed (usually in broken English) by outrageously rude users. One such platform that is seeing rapid user adoption is IMVU where high-quality 3D graphics and super creative options make it stand out from the crowd.
Available for iOS, Android and desktop users and boasting over 50 million registered users and 10 million unique visitors a month IMVU is clearly one to watch. The platform is booming and celebrated it’s fifteen birthday in 2019. Take a look at the video below to see how the avatars and platform have evolved.
New users can sign up easily, create their avatar and jump into the action meeting and chatting with people in virtual rooms. Users all get a personal homepage that is customizable with color themes, rearrangeable info panels, a personal blog where you can upload images and music and tell the world about yourself. IMVU also offers animated stickers to let you express your moods and the search function makes it easy to look for new people to meet. Rather than speaking into a microphone to chat and hearing other user’s real voices reply, like you can in Second Life, IMVU features 3D Avatar Chat where typing makes chat bubbles appear over your avatar’s head. This is much more practical for users commuting on the train or quietly chatting while at work, naughty, naughty. These chat bubbles automatically resize based on how much you type. You can click on a balloon to copy the text, and then paste to add text to a bubble. You can even paste in clickable URLs. Also, by clicking on a bubble, you can drag it down to reveal your chat history. This is a familiar and practical interface for all smartphone users.
More advanced and fun interactions are possible using Avatar Actions. You can easily express yourself with hundreds of Avatar Actions by clicking on your avatar to open the Actions Menu and select the animation you want to use or simply typing in the name of the action to trigger the animation. So typing LOL, wave, and even breakdance will make your avatar act it out! You can also shake hands, hug, hello, serenade, and even body slam your 3D avatars. Just click on the other person’s avatar and choose from the hundreds of fun animations.
For those looking to avoid the in-game adverts and for more than the basic functions and benefits within IMVU you can sign up for the VIP Club It’s actually pretty good value and looks to be very easy and rewarding. If this sounds like a good idea be sure to refer to the article How to Sign Up for VIP Club Membership for detailed instructions.
VIP Club Benefits:
– No third-party ads
– A free special VIP badge
– Remove “Guest_” tag in front of your name for as long as you are a VIP
– A Free Name Change token after the first consecutive 3 months of membership
– VIP only avatar 3D actions
– Block unwanted avatar actions
Credits, Discounts and More:
– Free 5,000 credits a month
– 5% savings off everything in the IMVU virtual goods catalog
– 10% off badges
– Prioritized Customer Support
– Create up to 10 public rooms
– Create up to 10 groups
– Set your own custom room as default for Dress Up and Shopping
– Whisper privately in your chats
Like many virtual world platforms, the more advanced user functions run on virtual currency. Credits are the currency in IMVU and what you use to buy items for your Avatar in the Catalog. You can buy Credits directly from the Catalog and you can also earn credits in a variety of ways including by becoming a VIP member. As you use IMVU, you will discover lots of ways to earn credits. You can also get credits when your friends sign up for IMVU and when they buy credits for themselves. With an exchange rate of $1 to 1000 Credits, IMVU’s virtual economy represents an inexpensive alternative to traditional shopping. All told more than 43 million products are currently available, designed by more than 50,000 active Creators who upload over 5,000 new products to the IMVU shop every day, from fresh takes on jeans and high-end wedding gowns to unicorns, lips that glitter, and eyes that shoot flames.
If you are serious about building yourself a personal space and new group of friends in IMVU then a VIP pass is a great idea as VIPs can create their own rooms and groups giving you more control over your social circle as well as getting free credits and discounts in the Catalogue to help you build your avatar into something that represents the real you!
If you are serious about building yourself a personal space and new group of friends in IMVU then a VIP pass is a great idea as you can create your own rooms and groups giving you more control over your social circle
The platform supports a fascinating and diverse range of communities so you are sure to find yourself a group of likeminded new friends from among the 50 million-plus registered users from around the world.