Second Life: Fameshed

What’s going on here!?! This Fameshed region is the worst lagged sim I’ve been in for ages. Time dilation is often well below 0.5 and seems to hover in the .4 to .8 range, Sim FPS <30 and hovers in 15 to 35, Physics FPS is 2 to 5 FPS below Sim FPS.

love sick

love sick

Lag is horrible there. The region is running the new increased population package. So, as a Premium I’ve had no wait getting in. But, the max pop I’ve seen is 43. I haven’t seen much change in lag with 39 or 40+ population.  Continue reading

Second Life Bits 2017 w09


It still isn’t open – 3/3 @ 11 AM SLT/PT.

Update – As many of you have noticed, the Community migration is taking a bit longer than planned. As you might imagine there’s a lot of complexity in the structure; and because we strive to preserve all of the KB, Blogs, Forums, Answers etc as they were, we’re being extra careful in verifying everything is in order. Linden Lab is actively engaged with the new provider to get the new site up and running as soon as possible. We know it’s a frustrating wait, and appreciate your patience during this disruption.
Mar 2, 14:58 PST

Hopefully they didn’t hire the same people that built the Obama-care sites. Since it is behind schedule, I would assume someone will be working on it this weekend. But, I doubt it will be open before Monday… if then.

Everheart 4

Everheart 4

Uber Event

The crowd at Uber (Maps URL) is thinning out. Today at 11:00 AM SLT/PT, there were only 30 people there. So, it is much easier to get in. Continue reading

Second Life: Sexual Assault?

NoMoreEventNo… this isn’t a tutorial or an April Fool’s joke. The MRMC Social Club, via GiselleArceneaux, asked that I post about their effort to increase awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault toward a goal of ending it. So, here is their announcement of an upcoming event in Second Life™.

MRMC Social Club to Sponsor “NO MORE” Awareness Event April 16-17

The Metal Riders MC Biker Social Club will sponsor a “NO MORE” awareness event Saturday April 16th and Sunday April 17th at the infamous “Sturgis” sim. [Map URL] Continue reading

Second Life’s 10th Annual Hair Fair

The trailer is an 8 minute video… a bit long.

You probably know Hair Faire is an event to benefit Wigs for Kids. You can visit in-world here (SLURL). The fair ends July 26th.

As usual the regions are full to capacity, about 40 people. Peak use in SL is about 2 to 3 PM PT. The minimum use time is about 2 to 3 AM PT.

Second Life: New Art Region

Vivienne Daguerre let me know that she has remade her sim into Roxeter, a place supporting and featuring SL artists and live musicians, and in the future she hopes to add writers and theater performances to the list.

Vivienne  says Freya Lovencraft has started a machinima series, “Behind the SL Music”. The first machinima is this one:

Vivienne says the sim is totally non-profit, paid for by her store profits. For more information on that you can see her website: There is lots of information there.

Vivienne  has been around Second Life™ since 2004. I know her from our days at the Mesh Creators group starting in 2011 when mesh was just being added to SL. She is a 3D modeler & scripter that enjoys art and live music.

Second Life: Fantasy Faire 2015

The SL Blogosphere is abuzz with word that the Fantasy Faire organizers are taking applications from bloggers… I wonder if my readers are  mostly other bloggers. Looking at my stats, no… not possible. There are not anywhere near as many SL bloggers as I have daily readers… I eliminate the fashion and porn bloggers in my thinking because I am pretty sure I don’t have enough of their favorite fare here. So, that eliminates lots of SL bloggers from my counting.

Ginger Snaps - Do you Wanna see the Girl who Lives behind the AURA?

Ginger Snaps – Do you Wanna see the Girl who Lives behind the AURA? by Ginger Krokus, on Flickr

Fantasy Faire will be open to the public from April 23 to May 3. This is the 7th annual faire. It supports Relay for Life. It is also a fun time with some exceptional builds and places to explore.  Continue reading

Mesh Workshop

Today at Models’ Workshop I’ll be presenting information on Mesh in Second Life. Specifically at 11/17/2011 at 5 PM SLT/PST – SLURL.

The Models Workshop

Monica Balut, the founder and owner of  The Models Workshop, is hosting the workshop in her auditorium in Manhattan City (30, 45, 43). You can find her blog at:

This will be a chat text presentation with an importunity to ask questions via chat, which I hope to be able to answer.

I’ll focus more on the practical than the technical. I will try to explain what Mesh is. Mostly I’ll cover what creators are doing with mesh clothes, as I think that affects us the most.

The meeting, with questions, should last about an hour.