Metaplace is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game, or MMORPG, that runs in Flash. It doesn't have nearly as many users as Second Life, nor the cult following of World of Warcraft.
But in an announcement that could go a long way in helping the service expand beyond its 6,000 active users, Metaplace worlds can now be embedded into a blog.
Once that embed is complete, Metaplace users can play in the world right on the blog. If the blog author adds multiple embeds of different worlds, the gamers can be in each of them simultaneously.
Is Metaplace really the kind of service that would make you want to create a world and embed into your blog?
I had the chance to try out Metaplace. And although it has some issues, for the most part, the service is well worth a gamer's time.… Read more