Convergence of the Real and the Virtual 


In May 2008, the Science guild held a scientific conference in World of Warcraft!

After 15 years, the Science guild is still active on the Earthen Ring server!






This wiki is managed by William Sims Bainbridge.


Virtual world studies in the WRSP online encyclopedia:


WSB information:

Curriculum Vitae   -  Online Datasets   -  NSF Connection

Archived website:


Recent Books: 

2020 Cultural Science: Applications of Artificial Social Intelligence.  New York: Business Expert Press.

2020 The Social Structure of Online Communities.  Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.