Start Up Screen (Top Menu)
The VaM Start Up Screen opens with a variety of choices presented to you:
The “VaM Hub” quick link opens the in-game browser for the official Virt-a-Mate Hub
. This is available to anyone with a Teaser or Higher subscription key.
Opens the “Scenes Browser” dialog. For more information please see the Scene and Template
page. This option is available to everyone.
Opens the “Template Browser” dialog. For more information please see the Scene and Template
page, You must be subscribed at the Creator level to use this option.
Opens your current Default Json file. See the File Types
page for more Info.
This closes the Startup page and takes you to your currently open scene.
Click this icon to expand a dialog box where you can input your Patreon
Virt-a-mate is very limited when used without a key. If you want to unlock more functionality you must subscribe to Meshed Vr’s Patreon
. There are several tiers available including a free version if you want to just try the program out.
Free = ability to load the specific demo files.
Teaser Subscription = Access to posts and videos detailing development, Access to "Teaser" builds of Virt-a-Mate. "Teaser" builds unlock nearly all capabilities except the following limitations:
1. You cannot save scenes or packages
2. You cannot create new animations
3. You cannot add new atoms (objects) to the scene
Entertainer Subscription = Access to "Entertainer" builds of Virt-a-Mate. "Entertainer" builds unlock the ability to save scenes and packages, allowing you to save your changes and share with others. "Entertainer" builds have the following limitations:
1. You cannot create new animations
2. You cannot add new atoms (objects) to the scene
Creator Subscription = Access to "Creator" builds of Virt-a-Mate. "Creator" builds unlock the ability to:
1. Create new animations
2. Add new atoms (objects) to the scene.
3. Limitless possibilities.
You will see this message while your computer builds your file library for the first time. It's based on your current subscription key and will run again if you update to a higher tier level.