Second Life turns 17 as a shelter for its residents

You have probably read all the guides out there to SL17B, Second Life’s 17th anniversary event, which opened yesterday, June 19 – so let’s go for a different approach here. I dare say this year’s celebration, more than other recent ones, reflects a tendency, which I will lazily call here “the idealistic familiarization of SL”…

Randelsham Forest, seen from above

A community forest in Bellisseria

As Bellisseria expands in Second Life – but it was clear from its very beginning – the latest Linden Homes continent becomes more organic and integrated. Each time it increases, visitors and residents can confirm that, in contrast with the old premium continents, Bellisseria has been planned as a continuum where houses are not just…