Monday, September 24, 2007
I had cartoons I wanted to finish and post, but Painter8 has corrupted again so I'll have to reinstall it when I get home*
Instead, I'll mooch off my older blog, where I chronicled my adventures in Second Life (an online virtual world, see below for details**) in 2005. In Second Life I'm Olympia Rebus, and have a home base in the P.G. rated sim of Green. I built goofy things. My favorite creation was Morris the Torusaurus (pictured above). He's comprised of toruses (actually toruses and slices of toruses). A copy of him is (or was) on display at the welcome area in Ahern. When slew of Second Life books were published I skimmed each one, hoping he'd be pictured, but poor Morris didn't make the cut.
I don't spend much time there anymore. Part of the problem is each time I log in I'm slammed with emails asking for free copies of things I've made. It crashes my laptop too. Maybe I'll return some day...
Here are some of the better posts from my old blog:
*this was written off the clock at work
**Second Life (as defined by Wikipedia) "is is an Internet-based virtual world launched in 2003, developed by Linden Research, Inc (commonly referred to as Linden Lab), which came to international attention via mainstream news media in late 2006 and early 2007. A downloadable client program called the Second Life Viewer enables its users, called "Residents", to interact with each other through motional avatars, providing an advanced level of a social network servicemetaverse. Residents can explore, meet other Residents, socialize, participate in individual and group activities, create and trade items (virtual property) and services from one another."