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Next Reality merges with AviWorlds

Oct 29, 2014 -- The motorsports-focused Next Reality grid has merged with AviWorlds. Next Reality had 125 regions as of mid-October, and was known for its racetrack and for its adults-only Red Light Hotel. Grid owner Mike Hart... … Read entire article »

Chinese Oculus alternative hits the market

Oct 29, 2014 -- There are plenty of headsets on the market today that are basically shells made out of plastic — or cardboard — that you slide your smartphone into. Higher-end devices such as the Oculus Rift,... … Read entire article »

SkyLife’s Boam named as CloudServe CTO

Oct 28, 2014 -- Press release: CloudServe announces appointment of Chief Technical Officer AUSTIN, Texas — OpenSim hosting company CloudServe is announcing the addition of  Josh Boam — also known as Josh Piper in-world — to its staff as Chief... … Read entire article »

3DGrid to merge with Metropolis

Oct 26, 2014 -- 3DGrid, a small non-profit German grid offering free or nearly free regions to educational institutions, announced today that it is merging with Metropolis, Germany’s largest grid. 3DGrid is a three-year old grid that, at... … Read entire article »

InWorld Review: Conference update and breedables news

Oct 26, 2014 -- AviWorlds grid owner Alexsandro Pomposelli and AvaCon president Joyce Bettencourt join Mal Burns, Maria Korolov and Tara Yeats this week to discuss the upcoming OpenSim Community Conference, breedables, and upcoming changes to the AviWorlds business... … Read entire article »

New tool coverts OpenSim regions to mesh

Oct 25, 2014 -- The Tokyo University of Information Sciences released a new tool this week for converting OpenSim regions to mesh. The new OAR Converter tool takes a region saved as an OAR backup file and converts it... … Read entire article »

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 »