Debunking the rumors…
Linden Lab has officially updated their Policy on Third Party Viewers. Here’s how the controversial new clauses will effect your Second Life experience.
It’s a new year, and my day has been filled with new resolutions, new hopes, and new perspective clients. However, this new air of opportunity was temporarily put on pause when I read a blog post from Gene Yoon (aka Ginsu Linden), who was formerly Vice President of Corporate Development at Linden Lab (and General Counsel at the Lab before that).
Linden Lab has an extensive history of launching their marketing and advertising campaigns for Second Life to mixed reviews, and their most recent attempts have been no different.
A recap of the major news, improvements, and announcements coming out of the Second Life Community Convention 2011.
Updates from Linden Lab’s Mesh Team at this year’s Second Life Community Convention.
The Second Life Product Team presented what they have been working on in order to better address the communities needs including a prototype game.
Linden Lab CEO, Rod Humble, gave a keynote address at this year’s Second Life Community Convention (SLCC) revealing more about his current and future goals for Second Life and Linden Lab.
Today Mitch Wagner said he thought that Second Life was inconvenient, has gone as far as it can go, and is the wrong platform. He prefers Facebook and Twitter. As much as I respect Mitch’s opinion, I disagree.
Here is a short tutorial on mesh imports in Second Life (for Maya users) by Sand Castle Studios’ own, Reed Steamroller.
Today Linden Lab gave Second Life users an update on mesh support and lifted the NDA for current beta testers. I can now tell you that for about the last year, we here at Sand Castle Studios have been deeply involved in working with the Lindens to bring mesh support to Second Life.
In addition to Linden Lab’s official viewer, users can access the virtual world of Second Life through a number of customized third party viewers. This has created much debate as to whether these third party viewers are safe.
Second Life users have long wanted a way to change their avatar name in a way that did not destroy the history and links associated with it. In attempt to solve this “identity crisis”, Linden Lab announced Display Names.
The 6th annual Second Life Community Convention (SLCC) took place in Boston this past weekend. It was an exciting weekend packed full of Linden Lab announcements as well as a plethora of resident-led discussions and presentations.
As the Second Life 7th Birthday is winding down, I wanted to share with you a few of my favorite exhibits from the week. While all the exhibits were special, here are some of the ones I most enjoyed.