Loki turns Sixteen

16 years of living a virtual life as a virtual boy in a virtual world, yet there is nothing virtual about the friends I’ve made and the experiences I’ve had. My Loki persona now spans across a few different platforms leading me to question wether the metaverse will be a platform space, or maybe the metaverse …

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Losing a friend in Virtual Reality.

The Island of Escapades in Second Life has been around for ten years. People’s virtual personas call it home. They have countless memories of the island from it’s early days. These are real memories of a virtual place they have helped build and contributed to. At the end of 2020 the island lost one of its …

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My personal hopes for Virtual Worlds in 2020

2019 managed to top 2018 in its dreadfulness. Whilst 2018 was difficult to get things done, 2019 seems on the surface to have rolled back a lot of things. Regardless of Brexit still on going, Sansar hitting a ‘reset’ button, Second Life upping virtual TAX, VR in general still being Niche and Apple making their products …

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GROUPS

Where would SL be without groups? In the early days i’d wager that groups gave Second Life the concurrent users it needed to explode. You arrived, you made an identity for yourself, explored and then you found a group, maybe more than one group to feel part of a community and that’s why you started to …

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Peak Nostalgia in a Virtual World

I have faint memories of an open desert landscape. Somewhere in the centre i am sat with new friends i had recently made, i don’t remember their names, i cant remember if all these years later they are still my friends, lost amongst my contacts lists. We were all dressed as pirates and pretending to be …

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