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Welcome to our virtual world. If you are new here, look around and browse places, or create an avatar account. Curious about the world, look at the world map

Grid: Online, Users Online: 12, Active 30 days: 995

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Our grid login and HG URI is http://discoverygrid.net:8002

Create Avatar Account

To create your avatar account, choose your starter avatar outfit from the dropdown list. You will see what they look like. Enter your avatar's first and last name (do NOT use your real name). Next, enter a password. Reenter this password in the verify password box. Enter your email address, then click on the Create Avatar button. You will be sent a verification email. IMPORTANT: You must respond to the verification email or else your account will not be activated. Check your spam or junk email folder in case the verification email got stuck in there.

Please read the Terms of Service

You will need a viewer to enter the virtual world. Though there are several viewers available, we recommend either Firestorm or Singularity. Download either one by selecting the respective icon on the left or right. Our grid and HG URI is http://discoverygrid.net:8002. If you are not sure how to set that up in the viewer select the following: How to Setup Viewer Grid Location

Login to your Avatar Account

Login to your account. This lets you edit your settings, check on friends, check offline IMs, view transactions, manage your regions, manage your groups. Our grid and HG URI is http://discoverygrid.net:8002. If you are not sure how to set that up in the viewer select the following: Setup Viewer Grid Location

Forgot Password

Forgot your password? Fill out this form, select the New Password button. You will be sent a notification via email to help you out. Check your inbox; some email services (like gmail) might take several minutes to deliver the email. Also check your spam or junk email folder as the email might end up there. If you forgot your account's email address, please file a support ticket to have our staff help you.

Currency Brokers

DiscoveryGrid uses two external currency brokers. Both offer the ability to use and/or transfer your money across the hypergrid. Select the broker icon to navigate to their respective WEB site.


Gloebit LLC is a US based virtual currency provider. They offer universal coins, G$, that are not locked to a grid. Your Gloebits are maintained in a central repository and their value is the same on all grids. There is one Gloebit enabled region and mall in the grid: Gloebit Island. Exchange rates and fees vary for buy/sell actions.

Gloebit LLC has indicated it complies with the EU GDPR.


Podex is a UK based virtual coin exchange. They will buy/sell Discovery Coins (DC), converting to various fiat currencies. A varying exchange rate and fees apply for buy/sell actions. Podex terminals are located inworld at Discovery City and in various shopping malls throughout the grid.

Podex has indicated it complies with the EU GDPR.

Local DCs

Our local virtual currency is the Discovery Coin (DC$). Its fictive exchange rate is 100DC per $1USD, but we do not cash it out.

Responsibility for DC$ or G$ buy/sell falls entirely with the commercial currency exchanges: Podex and Gloebit. Any DC$ or G$ related money issues must be addressed with the respective exchanges.

Grid Statistics

Current Time Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:30:49 -0700
Grid Status Online
Registered Accounts 1256
Active Accounts 912
Users Online 12
Active Users 30 days 995
Active Users 60 days 1518
Active Users 90 days 1929
Active HG Users 30 days 522
Active HG Users 60 days 904
Active HG Users 90 days 1177
Regions 284
256m Region Equivalents 12107
Region Square Kilometers 793.44
Currency DC$ (Podex) G$ (Gloebit)
Voice Chat Vivox
Hypergrid Enabled
Grid URI http://discoverygrid.net:8002
HG URI http://discoverygrid.net:8002
WEB page https://discoverygrid.net
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Traffic: Breezy Living 1
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Setting up the Viewer Grid Location

Setting up your viewer to have this grid listed in it is straightforward although it involves several steps. The following photos will guide you through this one-time process which begins by starting the firestorm viewer. Once the login pane appears, do the following steps: