Another summary of a Metareality podcast. This week the title is: Build a Bridge, which is a sin from Patterns, Linde Lab’s new game.
The summary is more of an index than I usually make. This is a fun podcast to listen to.
01:15 – Damien Fate – clowning around intro.
02:00 – Minecraft – Is Minecraft or SL better? A huge number of people like Minecraft better.
03:00 – Drax survey of 10 year old Minecraft users.
04:47 – Gianna does have some people from Minecraft now willing to come on the show.
06:00 – Karl didn’t get any art work for Disgruntled Frogs… its back to joke status. Send him some art work and turn it around.
07:15 – Gianna is not confirmed as the most hated person in SL for recommending a polygon limit on avatars.
08:00 – Cloud Party – Max Graf mostly making clothes for Cloud Party. Standard and Hi-Def clothes are part of the polygon limits in CP.
09:00 – Drax on immediate interest for retaining users.
11:00 – Karl on hi-poly mesh and lag complaints.
12:00 – Damien on poly limits.
13:00 – Easy is not always best. Deformer people complaining about automatic weight painting not solving all their problems.
16:45 – Second Life™ an unlimited environment.
17:15 – Patterns
18:00 – Nacho Guy – Doritos Guy – Young kids didn’t see the little guy as a problem. Many SL peeps want to change Doritos Guy and don’t like him.
22:00 – Patterns Drax, Damien using some of the same ideas from Patterns starting out process in SL for new users.
24:00 – Cloud Part tutorial and Patterns intro not the same. Patterns better.
26:00 – Drax asking Damian how he explains SL and his take on the SL stigma. (27:30 answer start)
29:00 – Drax about WoW and SL.
30:00 – Gianna embarrassed about Second Life.
31:00 – Back to Patterns: Seems cool but not currently something to play all the time.
35:00 – Minecraft people were complaining about the Patterns textures.
38:00 – Discussion about Patterns Shape Forge.
41:00 – Long term prospects for Patterns.
42:00 – Lots of people cannot find Patterns on Steam. One has to buy it on the Linden site then go to Steam.
42:30 – Buzz on Patterns.
46:00 – Patterns electricity source? I think a scripting thing… very nerdy.
48:30 – Putting excitement/enthusiasm back in Linden Lab’s products.
49:00 – Pathfinding
50:30 – Communications problems
55:00 – Back to excitement discussion.
01:00:00 – Comparing Vale and Linden Lab styles.
01:04:30 – Plea to a “copybotting” Second Life resident
01:06:00 – Drax on IP Property… Karl on theft… Gianna on two types of copybot; for resale and for personal use…
01:11:00 – Facebook’s First Ad Campaign – Parody of bad marketing… Nothing tech in the whole promotion.
01:17:50 – Coke’s New Campaign – Dancing for free Cokes. You have to see this.
1:20:00 – Burger King Campaign for free burger for Unfriending someone on Facebook… you have to hear the audio…
01:22:00 – Send Karl frog art.
01:25:20 – Drax encourages you to visit: Cica Ghost’s Black And White World.
01:27:00 – Visit PODCAST AWARDS and nominate Metareality in the tech category.