Category Archives: Virtual Issues

Dankoville On Tangle OS

Yup, I’m with ya. I’m lookin’ at that headline and I’m saying, “What the hell is that?” When we last left our hero – that would be me – it was the end of August and he was shutting down … Continue reading

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Facebook Sucks. And They Don’t Want Avatars. So Why Do You Want To Be There? Boycott Facebook! Or Just Quit!

Must I really elaborate? Doesn’t the title say it all? Most people I know in both my virtual and real lives hate Facebook. I’m not talking about people who don’t use social media, I’m talking about regular Facebook users. Facebook … Continue reading

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OSgrid Update

The OSgrid News Page was updated today… http://news.osgrid.org/ *** Related story on this blog from September 9 OSgrid Still Offline https://journeymetaverse.wordpress.com/2014/09/09/osgrid-still-offline/    

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OSgrid Still Offline

OSgrid has been offline for more than three weeks with no end in sight and very little in the way of information for its users. Last night, the first tweet since September 1 from the official OSgrid Twitter account was of … Continue reading

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A Comment on Export Perms & Fees

There’s a thread on the Kitely Forums about the Export perm and how much it should cost. I posted the following Comment in that thread… A lot of makers of virtual goods base their price on the amount of work … Continue reading

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What’s Gonna Happen?

I don’t know. Thank you and good night. I’m in a silly mood today. So of course it’s a perfect time to present my views on the fate of Second Life As We Know It and Virtual Worlds In General … Continue reading

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What It Is

k…I’m tired of the constant “SL sucks because…” or “OpenSim sucks because…” or “Such-and-Such grid sucks because…” …from the same people over and over and over and over and over again. And the righteous indignation and gleeful boasting of “I … Continue reading

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Testing 1, 2, 3…

At some point, by some means, I will be upgrading Dankoville to OpenSim 0.8. There are tech issues to resolve but even if there were none, there are creative concerns and storylines that must also be addressed before I can … Continue reading

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The End Of Second Life As We Know It?

UPDATE June 24: Over the last several days there have been further comments from Ebbe Linden Altberg about a new virtual world from Linden Lab and additional reporting and insightful commentary from some of virtual worlds’ top bloggers. Here are … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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