“Moving Castles: Modular and Portable Multiplayer Miniverses,” a whitepaper by the Trust Berlin hive mind, is published. Activating the chasm between commercial platforms and dark forests and the cozyweb (semi-private enclaves), moving castles are “an organizational metaphor and real-time media type” that are collective, portable, modular, and interoperable. The authors argue convincingly for portable communities (growth without getting trapped on specific platforms), and outline related experiments in game mechanics and governance.

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