OpenSim 0.8 is Released

The much-awaited new version of OpenSimulator is out! It features big changes such as a move to the Bullet physics engine and the introduction of VarRegions.

Personally, I’ll be looking to upgrade my Dankoville mini-grid to the new 0.8 version during the summer. And I’m also interested in experimenting with VarRegions.

Here are some links of note. I’ll add to them as additional articles appear.

Here’s the announcement post by Justin Clark-Casey, a core developer on the OpenSimulator Project …

http://justincc.org/blog/2014/06/17/opensimulator-0-8-released/

Here is a Maria Korlov article on Hypergrid Business from last month, previewing the changes in OpenSim 0.8 …

http://www.hypergridbusiness.com/2014/05/rotating-regions-coming-to-opensim-0-8/

Downloads are here…

http://opensimulator.org/wiki/Download

The OpenSimulator.org website’s main page…

http://opensimulator.org/

Diva Canto/Crista Lopes blog post on the new Diva Distro for OpenSim 0.8

http://metaverseink.com/blog/?p=552

Diva Dstro Download page…

http://metaverseink.com/Downloads.html

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