4 tips for building in modern Second Life

The PRIM is a lie. 3D content is not made up of cubes, it is instead more commonly made up of points and lines, Verts and edges. But for democratising the ability to create 3d content Linden Lab created a system where users could simply create cubes and link them together and it was a …

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Is it just me or is the Second Life Mac Viewer the worst it’s been for a while?

The performance of the Second Life mac viewer is the worst it has been for a long time. It is so bad it actually makes me not want to login. The performance really started to degrade more than it usually is just before Fantasy Faire. I put it down to traditional low performance before major SL …

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The 11th Beltaine Wickerman on Escapades Island

Fantasy Faire has a habit of being on during the first of May, which ends up pushing the Escapades Island traditional Wickerman Experience back a week. So it was that the 11th Beltaine Wickerman festival kicked off last saturday. I’m still surprised how many come to this simple 2 hours experience of holding a torch …

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Escapades Island lower rentals are coming

So with Fantasy Faire out of the way i had a short break, but managed to get round to sorting things out with Escapades Island taking advantage of Linden Labs latest offer to buy down the islands tier.  Paying a one off $600 fee reduced the monthly maintenance tier from $295 down to $195. Now …

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Democratising #VR will need democratised 3D Content

I watched two things yesterday that caused me to think about the democratisation of VR. The First Was a video of Ebbe Altbergs DIY VR talk at Collision Conference, the other was Lab Chat 3 in Second Life. In Lab Chat they discussed an upcoming feature addition codenamed Project Bento. This project will allow Second …

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