Editorial: Dealing with Conflict on the RyanSchultz.com Discord Server

Overall, creating the RyanSchultz.com Discord server was one of the better decisions I’ve made. At the moment, after a little over a year of operation, I have 365 members who discuss, deliberate, and debate any and all issues related to social VR, virtual worlds, and the metaverse. Quite often, they come up with good ideas … Continue reading Editorial: Dealing with Conflict on the RyanSchultz.com Discord Server

NEW! A Discord Server for RyanSchultz.com Readers

I’ve decided to emulate a couple of bloggers whom I know (Strawberry Singh and Wagner James Au), and I have set up my own Discord server, an online community especially for RyanSchultz.com readers! The focus will be the same as the tagline of this blog states: news and views on social VR, virtual worlds, and … Continue reading NEW! A Discord Server for RyanSchultz.com Readers

The RyanSchultz.com Blog Celebrates Five Years!

It was exactly five years ago today—on July 31st, 2017—that I wrote my first blogpost on this blog. It was to announce the public beta of the social VR platform Sansar, which at the time was owned by Linden Lab (the makers of the still-popular virtual world, Second Life). At the time, this blog was … Continue reading The RyanSchultz.com Blog Celebrates Five Years!

A Quick Guide to the VRChat Communities on Discord, Twitch, YouTube, and Other Social Media (Plus a Couple of Directories of VRChat Maps/Worlds!)

After writing up my recent blogpost about the Second Life blogging and vlogging community, I decided to investigate what social media exists around another popular social VR platform/virtual world, VRChat, which I have been writing about for four years now on this blog. Blogs To my surprise, there’s very little in the way of blogging … Continue reading A Quick Guide to the VRChat Communities on Discord, Twitch, YouTube, and Other Social Media (Plus a Couple of Directories of VRChat Maps/Worlds!)