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  • 58:27 Designing Worlds DW410 - Bellisseria Community

    Designing Worlds DW410 - Bellisseria Community

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    In this episode, we find out about the fantastic communities of Bellisseria, and what people have done with their new Linden Homes. We last visited Bellisseria in April 2019 (DW398), when it was all shiny and new - and we were most impressed with the new

  • 1:07:41 DW409 - Non-Profit Commons

    DW409 - Non-Profit Commons

    by LaPiscean Added 48 Views

    In this episode, Saffia and Elrik visit Non-Profit Commons, the home in Second Life for a wide range of not-for-profit organisations. They interview members of several of the organisations based there and discover some of the history of the project.

  • 1:26:24 Designing Worlds DW408 - Bakes On Mesh

    Designing Worlds DW408 - Bakes On Mesh

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    In this episode, we discuss the newly-available Second Life technology Bakes On Mesh - what it is and how it can be used. We’re joined by Vir Linden, Second Life Viewer Manager, and Strawberry Linden, Marketing Content Specialist, to give us the bac

  • 28:20 Designing Worlds DW407 - Gifts in the Library - A Hallowe’en Tale

    Designing Worlds DW407 - Gifts in the Library - A Hallowe’en Tale

    by LaPiscean Added 128 Views

    As is customary at this time of year, Designing Worlds brings you, instead of its usual type of programming, a seasonal tale, this time written specially by Saffia Widdershins. Presented in turn by a series of readers in unique locations, the tale is illu

  • 1:08:09 Designing Worlds DW406 The Future of Second Life

    Designing Worlds DW406 The Future of Second Life

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    In this episode we’re kicking off our autumn season with a discussion show looking at Second Life - where it is now and where it's going - with some interesting developments internally and externally. We’re joined by some old friends to talk a

  • 1:45:48 Popular Designing Worlds DW405 - Farewell to the LEA

    Designing Worlds DW405 - Farewell to the LEA

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    For years, the Linden Endowment for the Arts (LEA) has provided regions free of charge for virtual art installations, managed by a committee of Second Life residents. Now the Committee is stepping down and the regions are closing – the last close at

  • 46:34 Designing Worlds DW404 - SL16B Part2

    Designing Worlds DW404 - SL16B Part2

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    In this second visit to 2019's Second Life 16th Birthday Community Celebration, we visit some of the major Mole-built installations, such as the Welcome Area, the Main Stage and the Tapestry of Time. In addition we check out the latest in Linden Homes. We

  • 52:46 Designing Worlds DW403 - SL16B Part1

    Designing Worlds DW403 - SL16B Part1

    by LaPiscean Added 101 Views

    In this episode, we make the first of two visits to the Second Life 16th Community Birthday Celebration, or SL16B for short. While Saffia is away in the auditorium presenting interviews with various leading Lindens, our Director Aisling Sinclair joins Elr

  • 1:17:48 DW402 - RFL Weekend 2019

    DW402 - RFL Weekend 2019

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    In this episode we take a look around Second Life's biggest charity fundraiser, the Relay For Life of Second Life Relay Weekend to see some of the builds and campsites and meet some of the people who make the whole weekend tick.

  • 1:00:44 DW401 - Fantasy Faire 2019 Part III

    DW401 - Fantasy Faire 2019 Part III

    by LaPiscean Added 61 Views

    In this episode, we re-visit, for one final time, the fabulous Fantasy Faire – the mega event held every year in aid of Relay for Life. We’re talking to another of the executives behind the running of the Faire – David Abbot who ran the

  • 1:04:10 DW400 - Fantasy Faire 2019 Part II

    DW400 - Fantasy Faire 2019 Part II

    by LaPiscean Added 89 Views

    In this, our 400th episode (!), we pay our second of three visits to Fantasy Faire 2019. We talk to the Faire organiser Zander Greene, who talks about the project the Faire was fund-raising for this year – the Kenyatta National Hospital Hope Lodge i

  • 1:13:08 Popular Designing Worlds DW399  Fantasy Faire 2019 Part I

    Designing Worlds DW399 Fantasy Faire 2019 Part I

    by LaPiscean Added 174 Views

    In this episode we take the first of three visits to this year's Fantasy Faire in Second Life, talking to creators and designers, some of the organisers of the event and some of the people behind the scenes who together with vendors and sponsors make up o

  • 34:36 Designing Worlds DW398 - New Linden Homes

    Designing Worlds DW398 - New Linden Homes

    by LaPiscean Added 128 Views

    There’s exciting – and much anticipated – news from Linden Lab: the launch of the new Linden Homes! There’s a whole new continent to explore – and two theme types for Premium members to choose! Learn all about the new Linden

  • 50:21 Designing Worlds DW397-Home & Garden Expo 2019 II

    Designing Worlds DW397-Home & Garden Expo 2019 II

    by LaPiscean Added 146 Views

    In this episode of Designing Worlds we’re paying the second of two visits to the Home and Garden Expo, and we’re talking to one of the organisers, Reven Rosca.We’ll be seeing some fascinating stores, meeting a designer, and taking a trip

  • 01:10 Designing Worlds DW397 Home & Garden Expo 2019 II TRAILER

    Designing Worlds DW397 Home & Garden Expo 2019 II TRAILER

    by LaPiscean Added 122 Views

    In this episode of Designing Worlds we’re paying the second of two visits to the Home and Garden Expo 2019. We’re talking to one of the organisers, Reven Rosca, and we’ll be seeing some fascinating stores, meeting a designer, and taking

  • 45:54 Designing Worlds DW396 - Home & Garden Expo 2019 I

    Designing Worlds DW396 - Home & Garden Expo 2019 I

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    In this episode of Designing Worlds we’re paying the first of two visits to the Home and Garden Expo 2019, fundraising in aid of the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. We talk to one of the organisers, Kaerri Rae, and we’ll be seeing so

  • 1:22:06 Designing Worlds DW395 Zoobys

    Designing Worlds DW395 Zoobys

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    In this episode of Designing Worlds we’re visiting Zooby’s, the home of the amazing animated pets - and the very very popular Zooby babies! And we’ll be seeing how Carrie Tatsu has developed her business from her earliest prim dogs back

  • 57:27 Designing Worlds DW394 - Misfits Dance & Performance Arts

    Designing Worlds DW394 - Misfits Dance & Performance Arts

    by LaPiscean Added 105 Views

    In this episode of Designing Worlds, we visit the home of Misfits Dance and Performing Arts and talk to their founder, JenzZa Misfit. Over the past year JenzZa and her troupe have produced consistently impressive dance performances at major events such as

  • 1:05:41 Popular Designing Worlds DW393 - Animesh

    Designing Worlds DW393 - Animesh

    by LaPiscean Added 281 Views

    In this episode of Designing Worlds we’re looking at a new development in Second Life - Animesh! It allows the animation of mesh objects that are separate from an avatar, but with many of the same characteristics. We ask what Animesh actually is, an

  • 1:29:05 Designing Worlds DW392 - One Billion Rising in Second Life 2019

    Designing Worlds DW392 - One Billion Rising in Second Life 2019

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    ONE BILLION RISING began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at 7 billion, this adds up to more than ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS. And

  • 1:41:37 Popular Designing Worlds DW391 - Legacy

    Designing Worlds DW391 - Legacy

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    In this week’s episode of Designing Worlds we look at a sadly all too real phenomenon: when people disappear from Second Life and – often – from real life too. What legacy do they leave behind? And what steps should we be taking to prote