Coming Soon To Firestorm: Customized, Kickass Skies For Your Second Life

Coming Soon To Firestorm: Customized, Kickass Skies For Your Second Life

Coming Soon To Firestorm: Customized, Kickass Skies For Your Second Life If you use Firestorm, the popular 3rd party viewer for Second Life, and enjoy shooting outdoor photos and machinima, you should connect with Stevie Davros. He’s creating what you’re looking at above: an alternative cloud system for use in Firestorm, which he plans to put … Continue reading

Hackers are stealing Second Life’s player-made lootboxes and selling them for profit

Hackers are stealing Second Life’s player-made lootboxes and selling them for profit

How exploits are undermining one of Second Life’s biggest virtual economies.  By Steven Messner Second Life is a virtual world stereotypically thought to be steeped in cyber sex, but beyond that thin layer of prurience is a thriving community of artists creating everything from lavish Beverly Hills-style mansions to the eyeliner your avatar wears. Its … Continue reading

[TIPS] Buying a Computer Monitor

[TIPS] Buying a Computer Monitor

A computer monitor is often kept for many years, even longer than the computer to which it was originally connected. So when it’s finally time to replace your monitor, you may find that that new rules apply to its purchase that were unheard of when you bought it. Here are some of those new rules, … Continue reading

Gacha creators frustrated by Second Life Oversight

Gacha creators frustrated by Second Life Oversight

(Image courtesy PocketGacha.) Second Life, with a much bigger economy than that of OpenSim, also has a much bigger problem with copyright infringement than OpenSim. For instance, copybotters have long been using specialized third party viewers to duplicate creators’ content and offer them for sale, lowering demand for the legitimate versions of the items and demoralizing … Continue reading