Monthly Archives: December 2023

Hippiestock Festival 2024 in Second Life

Visit the “Hippiestock” Festival in Second Life in January 2024… a lovely watercolour style region themed like the famous Woodstock Festival from 1969. The watercolour trees and leaves are a nice touch. All very trippy. Built by CK (Ceakay Ballyhoo) … Continue reading

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A21 News – Supercar

There are a number of Supercar themed stories by Andrew Clements under the “A Gerry Anderson A21 News Story” banner. See https://www.gerryanderson.com/tag/supercar/. Supercar Heads For Space! – A Gerry Anderson A21 News Report Andrew Clements, November 9, 2019 https://www.gerryanderson.com/supercar-heads-for-space/ Supercar: … Continue reading

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Scalextric – Batmobile

Having bought the Scalextric Legends – Jim Clark Triple Set, I could not resist getting the detailed 1960s style Batmobile model too. The Batmobile was created by George Barris and based on the 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car (see this … Continue reading

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Scalextric Legends – Jim Clark

Having seen some of Jim Clark’s Formula 1 and road cars in the flesh a few times and remembering that I used Jim Clark’s Lotus 49 F1 race car as my slot racing car in competitions and at the Scalextric … Continue reading

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glTF – Model Viewers and Validation Tools

This blog post lists some resources used to view and validate glTF/GLB 3D files. Khronos Group glTF Test Viewer https://github.khronos.org/glTF-Sample-Viewer-Release/ [GitHub Source Code] As a test, a Blender model of Supercar (see this blog post) was exported to glTF (.glb … Continue reading

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Hiberworld – Resources

Hiberworld (https://hiberworld.com) is a virtual world in which users can link Ready Player Me (https://readyplayer.me) avatars and create experiences. Hiberworld can share equipment and clothing items across multiple virtual worlds through the Ready Player me platform.

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Sledging in Second Life 2023

Pick up a sledge and take to the Sled Run on Winter Wonderland in Second Life (2023)… http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Winter%20Wonderland%203/163/71/92

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OpenSimulator Community Conference 2023 – OSCC23

The OpenSimulator Community Conference (OSCC) is one of the longest running virtual conference series, having started in 2013 and run annually since. This is OSCC’s 11th year and the event celebrates 16 years of OpenSimulator as the first commit was … Continue reading

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Second Life – Winter Wonderland 2023

Annually Second Life hosts “Winter Wonderland” regions with ice skating, sledding, snow scenes and fireworks. This year the environment was built with Physically-Based Rendering “Materials” (PBR) to mark the release of PBR glTF compatible viewers for Second Life (and OpenSim). … Continue reading

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Virtual World Vehicle Scripting System

Cuga Rajal provides the Supercar vehicle Scripting System for Second Life and OpenSimulator. Current version: Supercar Plus 2.0.4, July 24, 2023. GitGHub Source: https://github.com/cuga-rajal/supercar_plus Availability in OpenSim: hop://cc.opensimulator.org:8002/OSCC Expo Zone 3/111/52/26 Supercar Plus is a free LSL land vehicle (car) … Continue reading

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