OurWorld

Website review by Erin Brereton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Virtual world with games and some smart parental controls.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 62 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 236 reviews

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age 16+

It's not the game- it's the players.

Let's be honest, most communities have their fair share of toxicity. I'm 18 and I've been playing ourWorld since I was 10 years old. In my experience of playing I have seen pedophiles, scammers, hackers, and racists. Yes, there is a chat filter, but there are ways to get around it (saying sejx or secks instead of sex, pssy or puci instead of pussy, dhk or dijck instead of dick, etc.). To be honest, it's up to the person playing the game to be smart and avoid these people. As a parent, you need to discuss with you children the dangers of the internet because pedophiles, scammers, and hackers can be found on any internet and social media platform. The person who plays this game needs to have a good head on their shoulders so they don't involve themselves in the toxicity that is naturally there. Not everyone is a terrible person of course, but I personally would not recommend allowing anyone below the age of 16 playing this. I still play ourWorld today, just to make pretty outfits. You don't need to talk to people to have fun on the game.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 14+

our world creators don't care about the game

I used to play this game back in 2010 when I was 10 and it was very fun and the software was actually nice and working the creators would always update if it started to get real bad. Then ow kind of started to die and less people logged in, so the creators stopped trying as much (very understandable) less money =less effort. But since covid-19 there have been so many people I met on ow who are logging into their old accounts and playing everyday again, spending lots of money, since we are adults now, and ow is still very laggy, needs a software update, and need to put more effort into the game itself (clothes and places wise).

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