Author Archives: Ai Austin

About Ai Austin

Virtual University of Edinburgh

Austin Tate’s Blog Backup to 22nd June 2020

https://aiaustin.wordpress.com contains a backup of Austin Tate’s Blog for posts up to 22nd June 2020 created via a WordPress Blog “All Content” export from http://blog.inf.ed.ac.uk/atate/. The original WordPress theme used is Twenty Ten which has a main content width of … Continue reading

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Alone Together – Jean-Michel Jarre

Jean-Michel Jarre and his Avatar engaged in a Live VR performance using the VRChat platform to celebrate Fête de la Musique 2020, June 21st at 21h15 CET. The event took place in the “VRRoom” area of VRChat. Some notes on … Continue reading

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Firestorm VR Mod 6.3.9

Peter Kappler maintains the Firestorm VR Mod Viewer and his source code modifications to allow the Firestorm Viewer to work with VR headsets at https://gsgrid.de/firestorm-vr-mod/ – go there to download his latest version and for usage information, source, advice on … Continue reading

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Roth2 v2

Roth2 v2 Revision 2020-05-24 Based on Blender Mesh from https://github.com/RuthAndRoth/Roth2 (was DRAFT8_4) Use a viewer which supports Bakes on Mesh, e.g. Firestorm. Roth2 is a low-poly mesh body specifically designed for OpenSimulator and which can also be used in Second … Continue reading

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Fortnite – Party Royale – Social Space

Fortnite normally involves player-versus-player combat modes. But a new “Party Royale” mode provides a social space that is being used for hangouts, parties, concerts and lightweight games. https://www.epicgames.com/fortnite/en-US/home Beginners Tips Keyboard and Controller Screenshots – To utilize Nvidia ShadowPlay if … Continue reading

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Vive Sync – VR Meeting Spaces

Launched today (30-Apr-2020) is HTC Vive Sync (https://sync.vive.com/) – which the web site states is an “all-in-one meeting and collaboration solution for VR. With VIVE Sync, it’s easy to customize your avatar, create a private meeting room, and begin working … Continue reading

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Outworldz – DreamGrid – Hobbiton

Fred Beckhusen of Outworldz and his team have done wonders again with another fine OpenSimulator-based region, released as an OpenSim Archive (OAR) licensed only for use on the DreamGrid distribution. Fred’s post on the MeWe – Outworldz Projects group on … Continue reading

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NoLimits2 – Space Mountain Paris

Space Mountain – De la Terre à la Lune (From the Earth to the Moon) https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1269373814 A wonderful NoLimits2/Steam Workshop build by Giftaddict (overall) and HelloHurricane/Pieter Hutapea (scripting). “Space Mountain, inaugurated at Disneyland Paris on June 1, 1995, is a … Continue reading

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Outworldz – Alexandria 30BC

Another fine virtual world build from Fred Beckhusen/Ferd Frederix and his team (Debbie Edwards aka Nyira Machabelli, Joe Builder and Avia Bonne) to recreate Ancient Egypt, specifically Alexandria in 30BC. It is located on the OpenSimulator-based Outworldz grid’s Alexandria region … Continue reading

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Second Life – Voice Echo Canyon

A common issue in teleconferencing is testing your headset and microphone to make sure its working, and not giving feedback to others (something often only YOU cannot hear). As more people engage in teleconferencing and virtual world systems voice testing … Continue reading

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