Welcome to the Virtual Pet List Community

Wanting to join the rest of our members? Feel free to sign up today. It is completely free and one of the most positive communities on the web! Come and join the fun!

Join VPL Today!
  1. Virtual Pets

    Welcome to the Virtual Pet list forum!

    We're a Virtual Pets and Sim Games Community. We have a lot of Virtual Pet Sites Owners and Sim Games Owners that frequently visit, along with Artists, Writers and Programmers that come here looking for work and games to work for. Our Artists sell art in our Art Marketplace and Programmers are allowed to sell scripts in the Programming Marketplace. We've been opened since 2011 and since then we've grown and expanded quite nicely. What are you waiting for, why don't you join today?

    Our List of Virtual Pet Sites has a lot of Sim Games listed as well. You are more than welcome to check out our directory of sites and find a new game to play. If you're still curious about a game to play, you can check out some of our Game Reviews and Interviews with Coders, Artists, Writers and Game Owners of the industry.
  2. Have you read and commented on any of our Interviews or Reviews yet?
    Yes, it's true Teripets will not come back online
    Paladore - Boopets - Icepets
    Virtual Pet Directory
    join mycena cave!

What virtual pet site disappointed you the most?

Discussion in 'Virtual Pets' started by cpvr, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. cpvr
    Offline

    cpvr Owner and Founder Administrator

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2011
    Messages:
    28,870
    Likes Received:
    1,251
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Houston, Texas
    What virtual pet sites have disappointed you

    What I mean by this, the pet site either opened up for a little while or just couldn't make it because A) lack of staff B) lack of funds or C) lack of dedication and motivation.

    So, what pet sites have disappointed you over the years? Were you sad when Cyopets didn't make it? How about Ataria(everyone thought it was a Subeta clone)?

    Let's discuss those pet sites that have disappointed us over the years. =P
    join misticpets, support vpl
  2. Aik
    Offline

    Aik New Member VPL Member

    Joined:
    Feb 24, 2011
    Messages:
    31
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Virginny
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    Polaria made me disappoint.
    It was there, and I really loved the graphics.
    But then it disappeared for some reason... :|
  3. Cosmo
    Offline

    Cosmo New Member VPL Member

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2011
    Messages:
    6
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    Neorus.
    It was alive for a few months, from what I remember. Then it disappeared off the face of the earth.
    Either way, it was a great site while it lasted, so the only big disappointment was the fact that it vanished.
  4. Aik
    Offline

    Aik New Member VPL Member

    Joined:
    Feb 24, 2011
    Messages:
    31
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Virginny
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    I played neorus for a bit. I loved it a lot. I was disappointed because it was a genuinely fun petsite.
  5. MrPrince
    Offline

    MrPrince New Member VPL Member

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2011
    Messages:
    617
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    I miss Herunovus so badly.. The art was great and so much was there.
  6. electric_blue_kirby
    Offline

    electric_blue_kirby Co-Owner Administrator

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2011
    Messages:
    529
    Likes Received:
    76
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    The Corrupted Data Stream
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    Voice 1:

    Zetapets. It had promise, but that just turned into piles of meaningless promises and a mix inaction and lack of motivation amongst key staff members that a lot of the original community just gave up and the site never truly recovered.
  7. Cosmo
    Offline

    Cosmo New Member VPL Member

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2011
    Messages:
    6
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    I'm glad someone else remembers it!
    I also agree that it was genuinely fun. It didn't have much in the way of revolutionary features, but the pet designs were mostly fabulous. Same with the community.

    And whilst I remember, Spielpets was also a pretty big letdown in the end.
  8. Micky
    Offline

    Micky midterm madness Approved Artist VPL Supporter VPL Member

    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2011
    Messages:
    1,767
    Likes Received:
    247
    Trophy Points:
    73
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    Herunovus and Earthae (in its development) I wonder what happened to Earthae; we never got any new information about their progress after VPL shut down did we?
  9. Keith
    Offline

    Keith Member VPL Member

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2011
    Messages:
    515
    Likes Received:
    85
    Trophy Points:
    28
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    Because the owner (Mike) works at Subeta now.
  10. cpvr
    Offline

    cpvr Owner and Founder Administrator

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2011
    Messages:
    28,870
    Likes Received:
    1,251
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Houston, Texas
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    Ya, I remember Neorus as well. Jordan(reptileman) owned it. OwlManAtt also helped out for time to time. What did you like about it?

    He's one of the owners. Jake is the other one.

    Ya, I wish it could of made it - if it wasn't for all the staff conflicts and the meaningless promises.
  11. nobackseat
    Offline

    nobackseat Member VPL Member

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2011
    Messages:
    505
    Likes Received:
    43
    Trophy Points:
    28
    Location:
    Florida
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    HeruNovus and Renkilia were both a disappointment to me.

    NBS
  12. Psycho Soldier
    Offline

    Psycho Soldier New Member VPL Member

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2011
    Messages:
    8
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    That was the first site that came to mind when I thought of "disappointment." Didn't they change their name, too? I remember going to a site that looked exactly like Zetapets but had a different name.
  13. Moof
    Offline

    Moof Approved Artist Approved Artist VPL Member

    Joined:
    Jan 25, 2011
    Messages:
    174
    Likes Received:
    9
    Trophy Points:
    28
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    I was a mod/artist on polaria for a little while. If I remember correctly, Jake just disappeared one day and Gatlin didn't know how to code... then I started seeing Gat online less and less until it just kinda fizzled.
  14. Ardor
    Offline

    Ardor New Member VPL Member

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2011
    Messages:
    45
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    Tygras, because I didn't like the way the whole owner disappearing thing was handled. Very poor business skills.
  15. electric_blue_kirby
    Offline

    electric_blue_kirby Co-Owner Administrator

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2011
    Messages:
    529
    Likes Received:
    76
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    The Corrupted Data Stream
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    Voice 1:

    If memory serves, Zetapets eventually came out with a new version that changed the game and a separate site was set up to continue operating as "classic" Zetapets.
  16. Jamaalie
    Offline

    Jamaalie New Member VPL Member

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2011
    Messages:
    74
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    zetapets= mythodreas?
  17. jakdacrowe
    Online

    jakdacrowe Approved Artist Approved Artist VPL Member

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2011
    Messages:
    854
    Likes Received:
    128
    Trophy Points:
    53
    Location:
    Somewhere in Limbo.
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    Polairia. I was one of the artists there.
    If I remember, Jake and Gatlin owned the site.
    Something happened between. I think it was about ownership of the site? Bleh here and bleh there then it just died.
  18. Ambzilla
    Offline

    Ambzilla New Member VPL Member

    Joined:
    Mar 3, 2011
    Messages:
    16
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    Zerapia.
    http://zerapia.forumhope.com/
    There forums are still there, but I think they kinda died. I think it got a new manager, but that was in 2009...
    I was a graphics artist for them (Total failure, I was only 12/13 at the time...)
    and the community was nice, and they had some very good artists there. I Think it had potential. But.. :/
  19. gabzo
    Offline

    gabzo Member VPL Member

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2011
    Messages:
    674
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    Mythodreas is zetapets you are right.
    They still kept the zp Lol
  20. cpvr
    Offline

    cpvr Owner and Founder Administrator

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2011
    Messages:
    28,870
    Likes Received:
    1,251
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Houston, Texas
    Re: What virtual pet sites disappointed you because they didn't make it?

    Ya, I don't see why they didn't redirect the domain though. I remember the quests feature, and a few other dailies.

Tags: pet sites

Share This Page