I am still amazed about the many different approaches people took - some of then even following this years motto! ;-)
Another really positive thing is that SL10B had a healthy low amount of commercial advertisement. I am very happy about the rather strict exhibitors conduct - its not a sales convention after all!
Building-wise the level was nicely high. And the future is definitely and insistently pointing towards meshes for landscaping and building structures - we will see amazing things there, I am very sure about that!
Its really quite a way LL's creation has behind itself. From really crude graphics of its early days through countless steps of evolution (not all of them successful, buts thats evolution too). Some came pretty late indeed, but still in time it seems - SL is still there after all!
If you ask me, especially the recent improvements really gave a boost in the quality of the experience. There are still some quite rough edges and design flaws which cannot be ironed out that easily. Much is simply due to the sheer age of the system.
Anyway. I am very sure SL will see another 10 years at least. Its an anarchic, mad, silly, curious, enthralling and in every way colourful wonderland!
|Ok, its product-presentation, but in a fun way and they give away a free SL10B plane ;-)|
|And having a red Fokker Triplane gives extra sympathy credits!|
|Just hope the Disney-guys won't see this here...|
|But it hasn't! What a shame - its so lovely!|
|Once again a lovely example of landscaping!|
|Ooooh! A Dwarfen mining project!|
|Despite being underground-dweller too there is no real sympathy between Drow and Dwarfs. I think they envy our long Drow legs :p|
|Another 100% commercial plots at SL10B I usually don't post about them, but at least all bears were freebies. But my main reason was the following picture:|
|Oh, and did I mention that its on a G-rated sim? ;-)|
|The name already tells it: Each box contains a time capsule from its year - back to 2005! I wonder whats all in there? Vintage lag-spikes? Preserved bugs?|
|RL content ahead! I gladly feature this one a bit more extensively: This exhibit is made by an NGO which is active in eastern-Africa.|
|The project is aiming in sustainable development, education and economic growth instead of simple charity. You can learn more about them on their website.|
|And it brings a lovey piece of Africa to SL!|
|I tried really hard but Motorhead just didn't sounded right on it :p|
|This is actually how sculpts are made!|
The project also has a parcel outside of the festival grounds. Check it out!
|And now for something completely different. I think this picture speaks for itself ;-)|
|This will be one of the exhibits I will remember for a long time...|
|A very long time.|
|There are also rides in flying cars to take. But the cars look actually cooler than the rides are.|
|Still I love the alien elvises! Thank you SL for all the madness!|
|The last one nicely concludes my SL10B postings. As its name already tells it is a review on how our avs appearances changed over the years. And I'm pleased to say its maker didnt forget the fun!|
|Evolution, lesson 1: At the beginning was the prim!|
|There is hardly a more fun way to illustrate all the improvements which came to SL over the years.|
|I remember the first time I saw and avatar as cloud - I actually thought its a really cool costume!|
|The LL bear as crown of creation? I.Hope.Not.|
|Another glance into SL-Stoneage: The birth of the prim-hair!|
|Show this picture to everyone who says that things were better in the old days :p|
|Phils hair! Run for your lives!!!|