When LEGO Universe launched in October of last year it was a breath of fresh air in the stale MMO market. Putting an emphasis on exploration and creativity, it didn't need standard MMO mechanics like leveling to entice people to play.
Starting this November five popular ski slopes in Colorado, Nevada and California will start tracking powder time to award skiers achievements pins and the ability to level up.
If you have been lucky enough to play with a LittleBigPlanet beta and have knocked up a good-looking level, make sure you sketch it on the back of an envelope or something. Media Molecule's Leo Cubbin confirmed to fan site LittleBigMadness that none of the lovingly crafted beta levels will be importable into the…