Someone uploaded the International Space Station, check it out, if only to get a sense of how friggin’ huge it is!
Over the past few weeks I’ve had the pleasure and frustration of exploring a new virtual world. Space, by Sine Wave Entertainment, is a cross platform virtual world. [Full disclosure: An NWN sponsor. - ed] If you’re at all interested in checking it out, go ahead, it’s about one hundred times easier to get into than Second Life. You can signup and login without ever leaving your browser; and enter without downloading a viewer.
If you plan to stay for a while, you can go ahead and download a viewer, just like in Second Life. The viewer brings you into the same virtual world but with improved graphics and performance. Eventually, you’ll be able to log in with a tablet or phone as well, without creating other accounts, or paying a third party.
Here's my first impressions as a longtime SL content creator: