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Breedables arrive on the hypergrid

Oct 23, 2014 -- Love them or hate them — and many people do love them — but there are now breedables on the hypergrid. Previously, breedables in OpenSim were limited to closed grids like InWorldz, with Oyo Breedables,... … Read entire article »

Kitely merchants can now buy ads

Oct 22, 2014 -- Merchants selling products on the Kitely Market can now advertise them. According to today’s announcement, merchants can now put up ads promoting individual products, or their entire stores. The ads will appear on top... … Read entire article »

8 great free new themes for consultants

Oct 22, 2014 -- I just noticed that KZero has an excellent new design. Perfect timing, too — as interest in virtual reality is exploding, so is the need for virtual worlds consultants of all kind. Arch Virtual... … Read entire article »

OpenSim Creations gone due to backup failure

Oct 21, 2014 -- OpenSim Creations, the top site for OpenSim creators sharing original content under Creative Commons licenses, is gone. “In the wee hours of October 20, the entire /home folder of this server got wiped,” said... … Read entire article »

5 tips for positive promotion

Oct 21, 2014 -- This is a follow-up to yesterday’s article about the rules of grid competition. So you’ve decided to avoid self-sabotaging, unproductive, negative types of marketing and competition. What’s left? Lots of stuff! 1. Market your... … Read entire article »

3rd Rock calls for creation of grid association

Oct 20, 2014 -- Terry Ford, founder of the commercial 3rd Rock Grid, is spearheading the formation of new association of OpenSim grid owners. “We at 3rd Rock Grid do not see other grids as our enemy,” he... … Read entire article »

9 rules of grid competition

Oct 20, 2014 -- As OpenSim grows bigger and bigger, some grids might think that an easy way to gain customers would be to bash other grids. For example, AviWorlds grid owner Alexsandro Pomposelli said in a recent... … Read entire article »

InWorld Review: Best places on the hypergrid

Oct 20, 2014 -- John “Pathfinder” Lester and Hypergrid Safari’s Thirza Ember join Mal Burns, Maria Korolov and Tara Yeats this week to discuss their favorite places to visit on the hypergrid. … Read entire article »

Free gates on Hyperica

Oct 19, 2014 -- Now that the Hyperica hyperport is starting to get into shape, I’ve set out some free hypergates for people. Just teleport over to and pick them up. I’ve got some all-in-one gates, like the... … Read entire article »