V-Chat is a multi-user social chat client that lets people interact online from within a 2D or 3D multimedia environment using graphical representations of themselves known as avatars.
V-Chat avatars have a full range of gestures that allow users to fully express themselves online.
A widget called the "emotion wheel" allowed users to override the program's choice of expression.
Although Comic Chat could be used in text-based chat rooms as well, it added a code at the beginning of every message to communicate the character's expression to other chat clients.
The algorithms used in Comic Chat attempted to mimic some basic illustration techniques of comic artists (particularly Jim Woodring).
Character placement, the choice of gestures and expressions, and word balloon construction and layout, were all chosen automatically.
It has now been discontinued; it can still be downloaded from other sites, such as
V-Chat was just an experimental precursor to a more ambitious projected called V-Worlds, which was completed but never widely deployed.
Early the following year, in March 2001, the board of directors at made the decision to file for voluntary liquidation under Chapter 7 of the U. As the Manager for TPLP, I am happy to be apart of it. At its height, it was closely equivalent to the actual user software in terms of feature set and compatibility.In some aspects, it was more advanced, allowing full color room art and avatars.The Palace Legacy Project is a privately funded public service for the community of people who use the Palace Chat software. Microsoft V-Chat is a freeware 3D chat program released in December 1995 by Microsoft.