Where Did Linden Lab Go Wrong With Second Life?

Where Did Linden Lab Go Wrong With Second Life?

Where Did Linden Lab Go Wrong With Second Life? (Comment of the Week) Pictured: Official 2009 commercial for Second Life which very briefly shows the in-world creation tools in the background only once — and doesn’t mention them at all in the captions Reader “Pulsar” posted a comment last week that touches on one of … Continue reading

Cache What Is It and What Does It Do?

Cache What Is It and What Does It Do?

Good Monday Folks I was thinking what better time to share viewer Cache tips and tricks for firestorm these pertain to the SL viewer as well please check Second Life Viewers wiki page for that info. February is a great time to spring clean your system as well as sl viewer and Inventory.   What … Continue reading

Love Made in Second Life: AvatarLove

Love Made in Second Life: AvatarLove

This week we are taking a look at the innovative niche of maternity roleplaying in Second Life. For those who are curious, the Family Roleplaying section of the Destination Guide is a great place to start exploring options for your potential virtual family. Babies of all skin tones and ethnicities can be found at inworld … Continue reading

Second Life Co-Founder Cory Ondrejka: Responds

Second Life Co-Founder Cory Ondrejka: Responds

How Mesh Devalued Prims in Second Life & Made It a “Consumer World” Works by the artist known as AM Radio in Second Life’s pre-mesh age Philip Rosedale’s open challenge to name another metaverse with dynamic, collaborative content creation evoked this response from reader Vivienne Schell: I think that Second Life’s initial success was tied … Continue reading

Second Life Destinations: COVID-19 Resources

Second Life Destinations: COVID-19 Resources

This week we are raising awareness for the COVID-19 information center on Inspiration Island. Lissena, who also goes by Wisdomseeker, guides us through the colorful and comforting realm of Inspiration Island, which she created with several other volunteers to promote wellness in a fun and accessible way. In this region you can also find Whole … Continue reading

Philip Rosedale Issues Metaverse Challenge

Philip Rosedale Issues Metaverse Challenge

Philip Rosedale Issues Metaverse Challenge: What Virtual World Besides Second Life Has Collaborative, Dynamic, Complex Content Creation? Here’s a great Twitter thread: Second Life/High Fidelity founder Philip Rosedale challenging people to name a virtual world besides Second Life that enables collaborative dynamic creation of “interesting things” while users inhabit the same space as avatars. Based … Continue reading