8.4 Overall Score
Gameplay: 8/10
Sounds: 8/10
Graphics: 8/10

There are no membership fees.

Without a toy, you won't have access to the full range of virtual world activities.

NOTE: this game has been discontinued. Find similar games here: Chat Worlds.

The Bearville virtual world is a great place for you and your fuzzy friends from the Build-A-Bear workshop can complete quests, engage in adventures together and play games. All you have to do is register for the site and you will be ready to begin exploring. The best thing is that you don’t have to have a furry Build-A-Bear friend, but if you do have one it will increase your fun and the number of games you are able to play. Don’t worry if you don’t have your own furry friend yet, but if you currently have one – you will gain access to extra games and have that much more fun.

Key Features

  • The Boutique allows you to purchase items used to customize your personal avatar.
  • Your own condo that you can customize for you and your toy to live.
  • Games that you can play with others or by yourself.
  • Great for children of all ages to engage in fun play with their stuffed animal.

General Overview

Don’t forget that you can also explore Build-A-Bearville even if you don’t have a furry friend. However, you will love being able to bring one on quests and to play games if you do have one.


Every time you access Build-A-Bearville you will be asked to choose the den in which you would like to enter. Select any den you like, or click on one of your friend’s names in the friends list to go to the den they are currently in.


Kinds of Chat inside the Game

There are several types of chat used in Bearville. Keep reading for a brief description of each:

Silent Chat: This type does not actually allow you to verbally chat. Instead, you use emoticons to articulate how you are feeling at any given time.

Instant Chat: IC, or Instant Chat, can be access by all citizens residing in Bearville. To chat you simple choose from a list of pre-typed sentences, or type your own words in the chat bar; after you begin typing you can see a list of sentences to pick from.

Safe Open Chat: This function allows you to open chat with others by saying anything you wish. Every word and phrase is, however checked by an accepted dictionary. Offensive phrases and words, as well as phone numbers or sharing of other private information is not permitted.

Play Mini-Games

As you walk around the world you can find the personal games yourself, or you can simply click on the “Game” button to choose the game you want to play.


Animal Adventures

In Animal Adventures you will find lots of quests that you can complete with your friend. You will earn Bear Bills (Bearville’s currency) as you play that you can use to buy items such as furniture or clothes inside the world.

Use Bear Bills to buy furniture and clothing

In the Pawlette Coufur boutique you will find lots of clothing items and accessories for your avatar. In addition when you visit the Town Square you will find “Bear Stuff” where you can find furniture for your cub condo house.

Cub Condo

The Cub Condo house is the place that your avatar and furry friend calls home. After you bring at least one stuffed animal to life virtually, you will gain access to your very own Cub Condo. The best part is that the outside and inside of the condo can be customized so you can show off your design skills and style.

Virtual Party

Inside every virtual party room is a special gift for those who host a cele-bear-ation party at any Build-A-Bear Store. The confirmation letter you will receive for the party will give you a code that is redeemable for your new room. Additionally, you’ll be given a new move, party clothes and lots of party favors you can share as many as 20 friends online.


The game is free virtual world that is online and free to play. This game allows you to make better use of a stuffed animal, as you can bring it to life online and bring it with you to complete quests and play games.


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Once you bring your toy to life in Bearville, you can customize your animal any way you would like. To customize you simply buy trendy items like accessories and outfits from the bear stores. You can use your imagination and turn your bear into a fancy animal.

You will find that the gaming atmosphere is educational, but still relaxing. You are free from the violent elements found in other games. In Bearville you are not challenged physically, but intellectually. However, the game is still loads of fun!

Aside from the games, adventures and customization features you will love Build-A-Bearville as it is also a social network. You can use the site to chat with other games in private and public.

In the end, the game is free and allows you to have a lot more fun with your Build-A-Bear furry friend than you normally would. You will find it a fun, safe place for you to let your imagination run wild. Forget the worries and begin enjoying this game today!

Bearville is free to play.

NOTE: this game has been discontinued. Find similar games here: Chat Worlds.


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