Monthly Archives: January 2023

Firestorm VR Mod 6.6.8

Up to Firestorm 6.6.8 if you see errors like “missing vcruntime.dll”, “missing msvcp.dll” or the application is not starting at all, then please download and install Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio (link for 64-bit operating systems). This issue will … Continue reading

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Second Life – Fantasy Cove

Fantasy Cove is a Second Life region moody build by digitalbleh. https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Fantasy%20Cove/49/151/1001 Second Life Destinations – Fantasy Cove Flickr Photos

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Second Life – Crystal Coast – Scuba Diving

I was prompted by a tweet by @nanami_Fray to explore a scuba diving location in Second Life at https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Crystal%20Coast/189/68/37″>Crystal Coast. Video and Image from @nanami_Fray https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Crystal%20Coast/189/68/37 Video by @nanami_Fray Scuba Dive Equipment: @nanami_Fray wears “Steelhead Sport Scuba V1.8 Click to … Continue reading

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Second Life – The Magical Kingdom

The Magical Kingdom is a region in Second Life built by The Muggles group involving Dain Voxel and Suzie Anderton. http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/THE%20MAGICAL%20KINGDOM/ Second Life Destination Guide – The Magical Kingdom Second Life – The Magical Kingdom Flickr Group Video by InWorld … Continue reading

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Master Models – Resources

I was prompted to make this blog post by Simon Atkinson’s own blog post detailing the history of Master Models and Space Models (see this 2023 blog post). Here are some of the links related to Master Models and Space … Continue reading

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World Economic Forum 2023 – Building the Metaverse

Panel on “A New Reality: Building the Metaverse” at the World Economic Forum in Davos, 18th January 2023. Speakers: Nicholas Thompson (Chair, The Atlantic), Chris Cox (Meta Platforms), Enrique Lores (HP), Paula Ingabire (Minister ICT, Rwanda) , Neal Stephenson (Author … Continue reading

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Wireshark – Resources

Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer. I have found it useful for debugging UDP packet exchange issues between OpenSimulator and the Firestorm Virtual World Viewer. This blog posts provides links and resources in case its useful in future or for … Continue reading

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World of Warcraft – Aithun the Dwarf – A Decade On

Its been quite some time (2014) since I checked on how Aithun the Dwarf and his companion bear, Morro, were getting on in World of Warcraft. Nearly 9 years! But Aithun and his companion are still staying at their Hearthstone … Continue reading

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Virgin Orbit – Start Me Up

Virgin Orbit’s “Start Me Up” Mission was an attempt at the first launch of an orbital vehicle from a UK spaceport. Unfortunately the Launcher One rocket’s second stage failed to reach the proper orbit. LiveStream and Replay

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Cloud Edge in Second Life

Cloud Edge on the Echo Mountain region in Second Life is a wonderful atmospheric walk in the mountains above the cloud. It is created by Funky Banana. https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Echo%20Mountain/144/207/75 Blog Post by Inara Pey 5-Jan-2023 Blog Post by Caitlin Tobias 5-Jan-2023 … Continue reading

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HG Safari – 3rd Rock Grid – HAL 9000

The Hypergrid Safari Group met on 4th January 2023 to visit the 3rd Rock Grid’s “HAL 9000” 2001: A Space Odyssey themed region and audio-visual experience by Alia Soulstar who created all of the visual aspects of this build and … Continue reading

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