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US Army to train virtually
Posted: 15 June 2010

The US Army is looking to develop a Second Life-like virtual world to simulate military peacekeeping operations that will act as a training ground for soldiers. The Simulation and Technology Training Center of the Army’s research wing has posted a request for Information in which it is seeking proposals to build a complex architecture for a virtual world, supporting thousands of avatars and connections simultaneously.

Virtual reality becomes running street battle
Dateline: 30 July 2011
A virtual reality war game turned horrifyingly real this weekend as two 'warring tribes' fought a running street battle in Liverpool city center, leaving three dead and 47 injured. Millions of people all over the world immerse themselves in online conflict games, playing a bewildering variety of roles from warriors to witches, wizards and orcs. But online players in this North England city, ...
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