Craft World on OpenSim 4th anniversary details


The 4th anniversary of Craft World on OpenSim will be celebrated on Monday 27th January 2014 in the Chameleon region at 12pm SLT. A new poster is live on the Craft World homepage and at the Welcome Area. I signed up to Craft World back on 2nd May 2012 and I log in regularly to see what’s going on.

Grid Stats (23rd January 2014)

  • Total assets: 3092130 
  • Total regions: 153
  • Total local users: 3984
  • Local users last 30 days: 237
  • Visitors last 30 days: 368
  • Total users last 30 days: 605
  • Users last day: 110

The 4th anniversary celebration of Craft World will include live music, dancing, a building competition and much more. Check out the new poster below! 

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Don’t miss the 4th anniversary event in Craft World and invite friends over to join the party.

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New details and dates for Relay For Life of Second Life 2014


On 22nd January 2014 the first news edition from Nikki Mathieson was published via group notice for the 2014 RFL of SL season which starts very soon. Nikki Mathieson is the 2014 RFL of SL Event Chair and apparently more than 110,000 USD has already been earned for the 2014 fund-raising season which is incredible.

This year marks the tenth year anniversary for Second Life Relay For Life and I do think its going to be the biggest season ever with more new records being set. Hopefully more will take part this year as it’s the tenth year anniversary which is going to be very special indeed.

Don’t forget to add these important dates on your calendars because the countdown has started. 🙂

New details and dates 

  • Team Registration starts on 8th February 2014 and it’s recommended to start organising your RFL teams now if you interested this year. More details will be sent soon in the RFL of SL Volunteer group.
  • Convio Challenge is back and it starts in the first week of February 2014. Teams will be able to raise their team totals up by using the convio tool and more.
  • Kick-Off Celebration ceremony will take place on 8th March 2014. It will be a multi-team celebration event over the weekend to kick-off the 2014 RFL of SL season.
  • Halfway There: There will be no single Halfway There Fair event this year apparently but instead there will be a Halfway There Journey which will be a week long starting 4th May until 10th May 2014.  There will be scheduled team events travelling from event to event.
  • Relay Weekend: This year the relay weekend will take place on 19th-20th July 2014.
  • Teams R Us: There won’t be any teams r us activities this year apparently
  • Relay RAP: T1 Radio will return as the main broadcaster for 2014 RFL of SL season. The first episode will be aired on 2nd February 2014
  • Wrap-Up Party:  August 2014 

Mega RFL Events 2014 

  • Paint SL Purple8th February 2014
  • Fashion For Life4th to 14th April 2014
  • Fantasy Fair1st to 11th May 2014
  • Fiction for a Cure16th to 26th May 2014
  • The 7th Sci-Fi Convention30th May to 8th June 2014
  • SummerTime Breedables Fair6th to 20th July 2014
  • The Home & Expo16th to 28th September 2014
  • Xmas Expo & Breedables Fair5th to 15th December 2014

New Logo & Theme 

This year’s RFL logo for 2014 was designed by the Sunshine Zhangsun. This year’s theme is A Journey of Promise which sounds very encouraging.

RFL of Second Life 2014

Spread the word and take part in one the biggest annual grid events there is in Second Life. I can’t wait for the 2014 season to get underway and it’s going to be another amazing year.

InWorldz Relay For Life 2nd Season 2014 

Planning for the RFL of IW 2014 season is underway and dates are yet to be set. I do think that other OpenSim grids should support Relay for Life which would be fantastic. I’ll be sure to blog about it and spread the word about it.

Lets support, hope and continue the fight to a cure in 2014.

SL profile feed snapshot upload is fixed


On 21st January 2014 during a recent Simulator User Group hour there was good news from Simon Linden saying that “the profile feed snapshot upload is finally fixed” after weeks of not working correctly.

Getting Started with posting snapshots to the SL Profile Feed

  • Click on the Snapshot button in your viewer
  • Set snapshot size 
  • Add caption and click on Include location
  • Click on the Post button to send to SL profile feed

SL profile feeds fixed 2014

Once the Post button has been clicked it will say Posting for a few seconds then finally it will say Image uploaded for confirmation. Also you will receive a notification inworld about the successful upload.

Image uploaded

Visit your SL profile feed page and the sent image will appear in the feed like shown below. I really enjoy sending snapshots from Second Life to my profile feed on a regular basis. Feel free to add me or follow me.

Sent snapshot

If you have any issues when uploading a snapshot to the SL profile feed then submit a JIRA as soon as possible. I’m happy and glad that this issue has been fixed. 🙂