Hackathon awards, Neon Hitch and PoppaJoe

IMVU’s first ever virtual hackathon culminated with an awards ceremony held in San Francisco on October 22, 2015.  Judges selected the winners from our ten finalists and they were:

Top Three:

1) IMVU Photo Real by Yosun Chang

2) VR Rooms (IMVU)  by Ryan Zehm

3) IMVU Fashion Fu by K. Wick

People’s Choice:

Dance Off/Dance Challenge by Christian Auzinger


Dance Off/Dance Challenge by Christian Auzinger

Miss Enigma Pageant by Xavier Moore

Mission Liberty VR by Ayman Hindman

Inside Art by Marcelo deCastro

IMVU Hazard Runners by Mark Muller

Explodibur by Harley Archibald

Outta Ma’ Way! by Eduardo Casillas Marca

Congratulations to everyone who participated as well as to those who won amazing prizes! We are looking forward to making many of these Unity-based apps and experiences available to IMVU users soon.

The ceremony itself was viewed by many via live stream. The evening featured a special live performance by Neon Hitch who also worked with our talented community member – PoppaJoe – to create this first-ever avatar-based video for “Sparks (Smiley & GeorG Remix)”








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