Linden Lab celebrates 16 years of its most successful product

As this post appears on Second Sighting, the celebrations of Second Life’s 16th anniversary (ok, let’s call it birthday, since it’s known as SL16B, anyway) will be officially starting – yeah! From today, June 20, until July 8, the party in the SL16B sims will rock the grid in an event that’s already a milestone:…

A sculpture by Eupalinos Ugajin in Avaloir

Eupalinos, architect of an eccentric world

When I made a list of six curious ways to die in Second Life, artist Eupalinos Ugajin suggested I could try an additional means of killing my avatar: by throwing the virtual me from a giant catapult in Avaloir, Eupalinos’s sim. So I did – and that was not the end of the road for…

Ricco looks back: visiting Drune

Celebrated cyberpunk city 2019-XS reborn as Drune

Back in December and January, different blogs featured a futuristic, cyberpunk region in Second Life called 2019-XS. It was, some will have figured already, a tribute to Blade Runner, the movie by Ridley Scott which is set in a dystopian Los Angeles of… 2019. After a few posts on that great sim, though, the place…