Thursday, August 9, 2012

How Things Have Changed!

Written 9 August, 2012

How Things Have Changed!

It wasn't all that long ago that the more advanced areas of Second Life looked pretty much like the photo above, taken in 2006.

Nowadays the landscapes are stunning.

So is the resident-created content.

Compare the sneakers above to my state-of-the-art shoes from early 2007:

So to are the avatars:

Compare to this early avatar:

In-world innovations like sculpted prims and mesh, Windlight, and shadows have made this new look possible, but it would be an empty world without the work of content creators, who have been amazing.

Still, I miss the ability to create content in world. I mean, sure, we have prims, but for advanced content you have to go off-world and use external programs.


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