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Monday, December 29, 2014

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Cube Republic

Second life 2 only needs to be like second life 1 to succeed. Sl will be going into its twelfth year, which is somewhat of a record as far as on-line 'games' go.

I hope they call the new version 'Second Life'. It would we weird to call it something else, like re-branding Coke.

Linden Lab provide a unique platform for story telling.

Have a great 2015 Hamlet and co, and I look forward to another year of articles from NWN.

EI Consulting

Google Trends Interest for Virtual Worlds, Second Life, Opensim, Minecraft http://www.google.com/trends/explore?q=virtual+worlds%2C+second+life%2C+opensim#q=virtual%20worlds%2C%20second%20life%2C%20opensim%2C%20minecraft&cmpt=q

EI Consulting

Google Trends Interest for Virtual Worlds, Second Life, Opensim, Minecraft http://www.google.com/trends/explore?q=virtual+worlds%2C+second+life%2C+opensim#q=virtual%20worlds%2C%20second%20life%2C%20opensim%2C%20minecraft&cmpt=q

Kyouko

Most annoying NWN troll of the year:
EI Consulting aka RULosingHair, aka James O'Reilly, aka DontGetHairy, aka eurominuteman, aka Oink, aka....

Wagner James Au

@Kyouko: I really think it's a bot, because both Iris and I write very frequently about Minecraft and about how much larger it is than SL and OpenSim. (In fact, this blog is the first media outlet to interview Notch years ago, when Minecraft was still in Beta.) So it must be a bot that doesn't actually read the blog. That, or a totally uncivil person who's never been to a cocktail party:

http://nwn.blogs.com/nwn/2006/02/nwn_tips.html

Kyouko

@Hamlet:
Unfortunately, this is not a bot, but a confused spammer who does not realize how ridiculous his comments are. Do you have any way to prevent this griefing via IP block?

However, I wish you and your readers a Happy New Year!

Toady Nakamura

The announcement of "new SL2.0" is literally killing the real SL. Creators don't want to make anything for just another year; buyers don't want to buy anything they can't use after June 2016... sims are downsizing or vanishing altogether... the Lab hasn't announced anything about the new platform and the old one slowly grinds to a halt... Hamlet, get ready for your new book "Meshing with Your Golden Goose: The Rise and Final Fall of Linden Lab".

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