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“Our dreams are a second life.” ~Gerard de Nerval

A Look at Linden Lab’s New Games: CreatorVerse and Patterns

Being original, copy-catting, or reinventing the wheel? Excerpted from an article by Gwyneth Llewelyn on her blog. By now I guess half the planet knows about LL’s new games, CreatorVerse and Patterns. I personally wish … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

It’s a Small Life, After All

The Little Avi: ESM Travels to the Small Side By Blaise Joshua, from Every Second Man Humans have an odd fascination with being small. From Alice in Wonderland to Innerspace, … Continue reading

September 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Second Life’s 1%

Second Life’s Lost 1600 Private Sim Owners Since 2010; But 500 Land Barons — SL’s 1% — Own Most of What Remains By Hamlet Au Second Life has lost about … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Surrealist Art of claudia222 Jewell: Phantasmagoria and the End of Spirit

By Jami Mills On September 9, claudia222 Jewell’s Spirit installation closed after a spectacular and much-acclaimed 7-month run in Second Life, so this seemed a good time to reprint Jami … Continue reading

September 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

No One Here Gets Out Alive: The Myth of Anonymity

by Flor Nachtigal Five to one, baby One in five No one here gets out alive, now You get yours, baby I’ll get mine James Douglas Morrison, Five to One … Continue reading

September 6, 2012 · 3 Comments

Who’s That Gorgeous Girl? 6 FREE Skins

By Rhezz If you have been in Second Life for any length of time, you will have noticed some significant changes over the years. Aside from the infuriating and mysterious … Continue reading

September 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Are you SERIOUS? Reflections on SL Art

By Buttercup Thursday If I disagree with you, it doesn’t mean I am stifling your free speech. If I think some SL art is joke, I’m not stopping you from … Continue reading

September 2, 2012 · 3 Comments


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