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

Immersive Adventure, Action and Elephants: Drax Files goes to MadPea

By Cat Boccaccio. MadPea games in Second Life often unfold in dark and mysterious surroundings, shrouded in fog, shadows of unthinkable shapes looming – and yet all are created by … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

[SL10B] Second Life turns 10: what it did wrong, and why it may have its own second life, by Wagner James Au

Editor: Many of the thousands of core users of Second Life are currently taking time from busy SL activities to reminisce about the old days, examine how Second Life has … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 4 Comments

[SL10B] slum magazine Writers Then and Now!

The theme of Second Life’s official 10th birthday celebration is “Looking Forward, Looking Back”, and we at slum magazine thought we’d have a little fun with this by showing you … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

[SL10B] Hidden Virtual World Prison Revealed

by Tony Walsh in Clickable Culture. Nimrod Yaffle, a resident of the virtual world Second Life, has revealed details of a bizarre and dark prison Second Life’s maker Linden Lab is … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tripping the Light Fantastic in Second Life: A Female’s Take on the SL Dance Scene

By JMB Balogh. I know it sounds unbelievable but it took me two years to discover the ballroom dance scene in Second Life. What I found was another strange world … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Cat Questionnaire: Dantelicia Ethaniel

Artist  and blogger Dantelecia Ethaniel bravely answers Cat’s 14 leading questions. SL Date of Birth: November 14th, 2008 SL activity: Photographer-blogger RL location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil though born and … Continue reading

June 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

“The Second Life community gives itself a bad rap” and other observations by Linden Lab CEO Rod Humble in Drax Files Episode 7

By Cat Boccaccio. In her entertaining video parody, artist and blogger Botgirl Questsi asked, “What if Rod was one of us?” In the latest episode of Drax Files: World Makers, … Continue reading

June 3, 2013 · 7 Comments

New Version of Lumiya, the Mobile App for Second Life

By Cat Boccaccio. Oh, to have Android so I could take advantage of Lumiya on my phone or iPad! I suppose I might even log on to Second Life more … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · 2 Comments


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