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2005 is the 10th year since Active Worlds came into existence (at first AlphaWorld prior to 1996). May also be known in some cases as year 10 in Active Worlds.

Major Events

Community Events


General Timeline
2005 is part of a series.


  • January 4
  • January 22
    • First NPC's (non-player characters) developed with PHP are built in SW City at East Ending. It is a simple mission between two Nougats where one gives you a package to deliver to the other. This later becomes known as SW City Interactive's first mission.


  • March 20
    • The building contest for SW City's 6th Birthday Bash is opened on Hyokia Island. The theme is Industrial.


  • April 1
    • SW City's 6th Birthday Bash officially begins. Events included the East Ending Nougat Hunt, SW Amazing Race 3, SW City Tour 2005, Pipe Plunge, Mango Land Game Night, and AWIA Infiltration Adventure Game. Players competed for points in each event which were tallied up at the end of the bash on April 2. Winners and their prizes included:
      • Gnu32 placed 1st winning $30US
      • Matt888 placed 2nd winning $15US. Matt888 also won the building contest.
      • DaBean e placed 3rd winning $10US


  • June 20
    • The SWiki, SW City's own 'Wiki' is launched which contains information on geography, wildlife, corporations and much more around SW City.
  • June 29
    • Active Worlds turns 10 years old. People gather at AWGZ and eventually move their way to SW City to view fireworks, play Pipe Plunge, and participate in Mango Land attractions. Night mode was also setup for the fireworks and a cloud layer was applied to Alphaworld.


  • July 18
  • July 24
    • SW City hosts a Block Party on Cirrus Street in Syntax Estates. Over 65 people show up during the course of the night making it one of the most successful "random event" events SW City has ever hosted. Goober King from AWRadio DJ'd the event.


  • August 12
    • "SW City: Revolution", a new SW City promotional video is released by SW Chris during the AW Reunion in Boston.


  • September 28
    • Hydrogen City suspended from the Scarabian Republic due to inactivity.


  • October 28
    • Talks begin with bot programmer Ima Genius about how to implement the current SW City PHP game system in with a server-side database. Syntax and Ima Genius begin re-coding the current PHP game system to work with an swcity.net database. What eventually comes to be known as SW City Interactive continues to coalesce.