[FoRK] the matrix has you
<eugen at leitl.org> on
Sat Apr 21 11:18:04 PDT 2007
On Fri, Apr 20, 2007 at 10:03:41PM -0700, Tom Higgins wrote:
> My 4 year old and I are occasional tourists into SL. I thought it
> would be a mud with great grfx, that it was more I was both happy and
> not so happy.
I'm also occasionally dipping in (I'm the Terence McKenna with a
chupacabra avatar, largely hanging out on the uvvy island), but
the gfx is not really state of the art (CryEngine2 it's not).
> The Happy, things like the cool learning places ben and I go. The not
> so happy, the fact that a good chunk of it reminds of the area around
> the Port Authority bust station in NYC circa the early 1980's. When
> you can squick me online you have in deed gone it one step beyond (cue
What really gets my goat is the mansuits and the McMansions.
These people have no frigging imagination.
> Now open sourceing the code for the server...man I have heard of this
> and I am so amzingly excited a the potenital it makes me giddy. Not
> that I will have the time to spend on it as i would in my 20's and
> 30's (there are muds that took the brunt of my enthusiam back then)..
What's the U.S. demographics now? Are the there less young people
today than 20-30 years ago?
> I do very much expcet one of you knuckleheads, or group of fork
> knuckleheads, to set up a place such that when the going gets hot
Right now an an island sets you back 1.3 k$ in setup, and some $300/month
on operation, so an open source server really is an interesting piece
> events like a Bone V Whore cage match can and will take palce. ...as
> well as other great interactie events...like music playing,
> conventions, real debates etc etc.
> Not as a replacement mind you, as an augmentation.
> Wait till you see my avatar..I got this cool ass blade with 20
> scriptable moves....kung fu fork theater:)-
This shit better be immersive.
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