Never, ever let the RP eat you up

One of the things you should really be aware about role play is that it can be quite time consuming. In better sims there is always something going on, you can try hard to achieve perfection in it, you can study a lot, talk a lot and so on. This can lend to the fact ...

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One of the most askes questions: is Gor about discriminating women? (Getting to know about Gor, Part 4)

One of the toughest and most asked questions around is, if Gor is quite discriminating against women or not. Many just find the whole setup and role play quite disgusting because of the use of slaves, pleasure slaves, their punishments and the role women at whole play in that kind of medieval society. So, how ...

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The Lindens just continue as they planned to do...

Yesterday M Linden aka Mark Kingdon, CEO of Linde Lab, published an open letter to the community, in which he heralded the nice community base of this world, their devotion and layed out the future plans of Linden Lab for the Open Spaces sims. In short: no change at all, all he did was just ...

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Is there such a thing like just one true Gorean role play at all? (Getting to know about Gor, Part 3)

One quite frequent discussion on all Gorean groups and channels in Second Life is, if there is such a thing like one true Gorean role play or not. Normally the people then take two main stances. There are the people who want to play as according to the books in Second Life as possible and ...

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Another short thought about devaluing land investments in SL...

Many people are now starting to whine about devaluing their land investments in SL, again. They always tend to do that, e.g. when LL adds land too fast, lowers tier feeds, upfront fees and does other stuff. Just get one thing into your big skull: owning land in Second Life is not about getting a ...

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Taking lessons in Linden maths

Basically, what the Lindens are telling us about open spaces sims, is that: one normal sim runs on the core of a quad core server (e.g. Opteron), meaning 4 normal, full blown sims are running on a quad core normally. An open spaces sim is 1/4 of a normal sim, so four of them are ...

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Some common prejudices about Gor and reality (or: Getting to know Gor, Part 2)

In this article I want to talk about some common prejudices the public has normally about Gorean roleplay, well the stuff I've encountered so far yet, and how it is for real or not. Gor is for men just all about battling in shiny armour everytime while wielding big, expensive weapons and being proud of ...

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SLim not so slim - yet

The Lindens have recently announced a new preview of the SLim client, free for download. First you need to download a normal, special prepared, fully blown SL viewer, then you need to download the SLim viewer, too. Both are no leightweight downloads at the moment, so it wonders how "slim" SLim is going to be ...

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