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Friday, April 12, 2013


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Michelle Leckrone

Really at the end the day they need to make a new virtual worlds as Linden labs haven't been able to update their client quick I don't see this being done quickly unless there is the miracle of hope to get another company to do it it would be quicker I'm hoping somebody will prove me wrong

Hope Dreier

Actually the official Sl viewer is used by a minority of users. Third party viewers comprise 2/3 of the users.


I don´t see why there need to be large investments. It´s similar to going into mouselock. And regarding the price, a new TFT is also sold at 200-300 USD. Some people pay 100 USD for a single computer game. I would buy the Oculus.

Wolf Baginski

On the cost...

Just how much does a private island cost?


I do not think it matters what linden lab do. I was on a lecture on Augmented reality and new cool stuff is coming to the digital world.
As a digital artist i hope the Rift is coming to both Opensim and Second life. Oohh what things i could create!

Orca Flotta

Some questions from a SL granny:
- How do I find my keyboard when wearing the Oculus?
- Can I still see the menu and send notices and IMs? Open the worldmap? Sort inventory?
- Do I have at least an option to view/check my avie from 3rd person perspective?
- How do I make photos?
- Can hubby and me huddle together in front of the oculus and watch videos when I'm not in world? I mean when it costs 200-300 bucks I can only afford either or.
- or is that thing only for gaming? What if I'm not in SL to shoot anybody?

Melissa Yeuxdoux

Keyboard, or even worse, mouse/trackball/etc.!

I guess you'd need some sort of "antimouselook" to switch to a 3rd person perspective...maybe the function of mouselook could toggle depending on whether you're using Oculus or not?

Adeon Writer

So a Rift will cost about one month of a private region, or possibly less. Sounds like a good deal to me.

Connie Arida

A hand tracker like Leap Motion would probably work when gestures are mapped to many KB/ Mouse controls. Cheap as chips too.


If you want to run a Barber Shop (use case), it matters to listen to Client Procurement Requirements for a haircut (opportunities) first, this is what impacts your Revenue Sheet, then you can think about the Barber Chair (tool).

A Barber Chair doesn't run a Barber Shop, it's vice-versa...

Metacam Oh

As long as Linden Lab keeps SL as a closed project and doesn't allow open source contributions and 3rd party innovations, they will die a slow death. They are a nanny state the opposite of probably everything Rosedale wanted it to be.


many thanks

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