Havok 4 going beta

Havok 4 (now belongs to Intel), the recent version of the physics engine Second Life uses, is going into beta test. This is something many people have been waiting for one or two years. This is first going to be a change under the hood; Lindenlab expects a more reliable SL experience out of it. ...

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"Your host is working hard" - nonsense

Many good going clubs are living on the presence of some live staff, mostly a host, better going clubs also a live dj from time to time and a security officer. In many clubs I can always here the slogan "Please don't forget to tip your host - we're working hard..." - this is nonsense. ...

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New terms of service, anyone?

It seems that Lindenlab introduced today a new version of their ToS according to their blog. This means, if you want to continue to play SL you need to agree after the next login in the client to them. There should be a dialogue box with the new ToS in it and you can either ...

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Police blotter on casinos

It's nothing new, but today I've taken a look at the police blotter after a while. Seems the Lindens are really serious on their no gambling policy now. For example you can read there things like this: Date: Monday, September 17, 2007 Violation: Terms of Service: Gambling Region: De Campion Description: Operating a casino. Action ...

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Griefers on the ride again

I haven't noticed griefer activity for months now in the sims I am visiting frequently. It seems they come and go, and the more succesful a business is, the more griefers you can get. Whatever. I was visiting the region of Daikoku today, which is always quite populated because Blackheart's Cafe is in it and ...

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