PMOG, the Passively Multiplayer Online Game, was released to the general public this week. Players earn points for each unique domain on the internet they visit; they can use those points to buy crates to store gifts for other players, mines that distract other players, and lightposts that can be used to make missions--a series of websites on a given topic for other players explore.
I created the Libraries Doing Cool Stuff
mission, based on the Library Showcases from I Love Libraries
. Other library-related missions include Explore the Biblioblogosphere
; the not-actually-smutty Hot Librarian Smut
; Thinking about games, learning, and libraries
; and the University of Manitoba's Awww, Sir, how can I find out anything about that...
and Empire State College's Find Books in Empire State College library
, which explore PMOG as an information literacy tool.