Category Archives: SLarcheology

Collector’s edition

I know a lot of geeks! And it  seems that most of them are in SL. A ridiculous number of my inworld acquaintances are experts on everything and anything to do with Doctor Who, Marvel Comics, Star Trek, Star Wars, … Continue reading

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Time machine

Out of the blue, you receive an invitation to one of your eccentric friend’s houses for dinner. On your arrival, they pour you a drink and insist that before you settle down for the evening, they would like to show … Continue reading

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Destroying history

Today’s title and the prompt for the topic comes from a comment made on a thread over at SLU. To give you the context, you may – or may not – be aware that invisiprims, the only real option for … Continue reading

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Iconic

The array of building tools we have in SL is, for all practical purposes, pretty much unlimited. In real terms however, what we’re able to construct and create is very much limited by a number of constraints. To begin with, … Continue reading

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In the Prime of SLife

There are some places in SL that I find myself naturally drawn to. If I was to tell you that in the real world, my favourite movie of all time is probably Bladerunner, then you can surmise the sort of inworld … Continue reading

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Has Christmas come early?

Apparently Christmas has arrived – at least around these parts. The Christmas lights have already gone up in the city streets, Christmas music has been pumping out of the speakers in half the shops I’ve visited, and the aisles are … Continue reading

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Wabi sabi

Am I getting older, or just more aware of time passing? Ruling out the fact that it would take a fundamental change to the rules of physics for it to be possible for me not to be getting older, I’m … Continue reading

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Island of Lost Souls

Way back in the day, when companies, colleges and corporate concerns were welcomed into SL with open arms and promises of virtual global domination, boundless digital horizons and a brave new world with unexplored potential, there were a host of … Continue reading

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Exordium

Sorting through some images recently I came across some screen grabs I’d made a few years back, mainly because at the time I thought they were interesting, although I subsequently filed and forgot them. This was in the days when Philip … Continue reading

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The game name

So, one of the Lab’s big secrets is now common knowledge… Following a bit of digging around the US Patents office and other unlikely sources by a few diligent spies, the rumours started to be whispered around the metaverse: “Pssst! Have you heard … Continue reading

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