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  • About Pol
    Location
    Boston
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    musician, multimedia designer
    Gender
    feller
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    sexy librarians
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    self-employed
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    Pol Tabla
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    December 18, 2003
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Posted 07-16-2011 at 02:25 AM by Pol Comments 0
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There are two kinds of griefing in SL:
  1. Code attacks which prey on the underpinnings of SL to rob or malign players.
  2. Aggression that bends (but doesn't break) the rules and physics of the SL platform.
I think LL made a mistake in trying to eliminate number 2. Conflict and unpredictability make things interesting. I miss the days when you had to be wary of push attacks and could potentially be kidnapped by passing spaceships.

Posted 01-09-2010 at 05:35 PM by Pol Comments 1
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One of the benefits of the introduction of a new virtual world like Blue Mars is that it sparks discussion about the fundamental nature of virtual worlds. Many long time residents of Second Life (myself included) have come to take the nature of the grid for granted; its essential qualities are set, and Linden Lab does little that is unexpected.

Among other things, BM offers us an opportunity to revisit the concept of immersion in a non-game virtual world. A few of the promised technical...

Posted 12-19-2009 at 05:12 PM by Pol Comments 4
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And so Blue Mars has released their "Limited Time Pioneer Pricing" and it's...very similar to Linden Lab's sim fees.

There are two reasons that this bums my dome:

1. High land prices keep the land baron system we’ve become so familiar with in Second Life alive and well in Blue Mars.

While renting virtual land is a good option for many people, the prices Linden Lab and Avatar Reality are charging guarantee that only the well-heeled can actually...
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What you say is very...
Posted 01-14-2010 at 10:53 PM by Ranma Tardis Ranma Tardis is offline
My criticism of Blue...
Posted 12-21-2009 at 12:13 PM by Pol Pol is offline
First of all, Blue Mars...
Posted 12-21-2009 at 09:58 AM by DanielRavenNest DanielRavenNest is offline
Yeah, OpenSim...the...
Posted 12-21-2009 at 02:32 AM by Pol Pol is offline
I agree with your points,...
Posted 12-20-2009 at 11:33 PM by Cristiano Cristiano is offline