Author Archives: Danko Whitfield

About Danko Whitfield

writer, explorer of virtual worlds. semi-retired time traveler.

Looking For An Older Male (Avatar)

Used to do my own research mostly but hey, what’s the use of having friends and contacts if you can’t’ badger them every time you need to know something, amirite? So, are there better older avatars in OpenSim for gents … Continue reading

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AvatarFest One More Time

Hi! I’ve disappeared for a long while. I plan to post something soon but meantime, AvatarFest has come around again. And it’s the last one! So you’d better get there. Opening Weekend: Friday, 5th October to Monday, 8th October 2018 … Continue reading

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Time for AvatarFest 2017!

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Chicken Fried Country Radio

Re-posted from George Miner’s personal blog. This post also appears on the Chicken Fried Country Radio blog. Last September I posted that my country music stream was going off the air. It’s a very long story but that never happened. … Continue reading

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Are You Experienced? Sansar, Day One

Sansar, the new virtual world from Linden Lab, opened it’s beta period to the public yesterday. Last night, after reading Ciaran, Inara and Daniel’s alerts and advice about getting started, I created a Sansar account – ten years and ten … Continue reading

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Dankoville Reconstruction Project, Phase 2

The basic layout of the new Dankoville grid has been online for a few weeks now. All of the regions from the old layout are here, they’ve been spread out across the much larger space on the new grid, leaving … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Maria Korolov Now Calling the Shots at InWorldz, Magnuz Binder Now Sets Policy for Great Canadian Grid, New York Times Runs Story About New Jersey! Oh the Humanity!

Okay, now that I have everyone’s attention… Maria Korolov has decided that InWorldz will no longer release grid stats to the general public. I know, you’re thinking, “When did Maria Korolov become the big cheese at InWorldz?” I was wondering … Continue reading

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Time For A Reboot

First, this Hypergrid address… dankoville.outworldz.net:8002 (If I didn’t do that, my buddy 111shawn would bust my chops loudly enough to be heard throughout the Metaverse. And I just can’t have that.) Ahem… Real life hasn’t been treating me well and … Continue reading

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How do I save one section of a Varregion?

Another in our series, “Using OpenSim” (i just made that up) Question: How do I save one section of a Varregion? Short answer: You can’t. Longer Answer: You can’t but here’s how to do it anyway… I’ve been working on … Continue reading

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AvatarFest 2016

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