The Petrovsky Flux, the acclaimed self-creating, self-destroying steampunk sky city which existed in Second Life for nearly a decade in some form, is gone. (As is an earlier variation, the Bogon Flux.) Astute readers pointed that out in a post about the Flux last week, and co-creator Cutea Bennelli later confirmed this in a Facebook post.
The problem, as it usually is, was tier payments. For some five years, The Petrovsky Flux was hosted on a Second Life sim owned by the real life Spencer Art Museum at the University of Kansas. But the organization was no longer cover the virtual land bills: