Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Open Space Sim discussions...



Quite a bit of discussion is flying about regarding the open space sim pricing modification that LL has sprung on the unsuspecting populace. As complex as it has become, I thought it might be a good point to have some links to the more notable exchanges going on, such as:

The original Linden Labs notificaion about the Open Space sim price increase:
http://blog.secondlife.com/2008/10/27/openspace-pricing-and-policy-changes/

The further discussion "hosted" by Linden Labs regarding their policy modificaion...
(currently at 94 pages of complaints, once you pass the initial comments...)
http://forums.secondlife.com/forumdisplay.php?f=354

A transcript involving notable land owners, including Desmond Shang (Caledon), Alliez Mysterio (D'Alliez), SteelCobra Calamari (Steeltopia, hosted on his Ning), and a plethora of other well known Steampunk and SL Victorian individuals...
http://steeltopiaempire.ning.com/profiles/blog/show?id=2439169%3ABlogPost%3A87

One upshot of this development is the potential loss of Dr. Obolensky's Clockspire, which would be a profound loss for the SL Steampunk realms, as it has quickly established itself as one of its gems...
http://newbabbage.ning.com/forum/topic/show?id=2000960%3ATopic%3A40393

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For a more expansive view, here is the blog "Go Fug Your SL", which has an even more expansive collection of links/comments on this topic:
http://gofugyoursl.blogspot.com/2008/10/chicken-little-openspace-is-falling.html

In addition, Vint Falken also has a good number of comments...
http://www.vintfalken.com/linden-lab-has-its-business-model-ass-backwards/

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