Author Archives: Ai Austin

About Ai Austin

Virtual University of Edinburgh

Austin Tate’s Blog Backup to 31st Aug 2019

https://aiaustin.wordpress.com contains a backup of Austin Tate’s Blog for posts up to 30th September 2018 created via a WordPress Blog “All Content” export and via a top up for June 2019 to August 2019 “Posts” export from http://blog.inf.ed.ac.uk/atate/. The original … Continue reading

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Pangea Roleplay on OpenSim Metropolis Grid

I have blogged before about the Pandora Universe group in Second Life which offers role play based on the “Avatar” film directed by James Cameron and based on Pandora, a moon of Alpha Centauri and the Na’vi that inhabit the … Continue reading

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Bakes on Mesh – Resources

Update 31-Aug-2019: Ubit Umarov, an Opensim developer, is working on further implementation of Bakes on Mesh for OpenSim with support for all 11 bakes textures (already in latest dev master) and the new Universal wearable. This is a blog post … Continue reading

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Firestorm VR – Visiting OpenSim Virtual Worlds

As noted before in this blog post Peter Kappler has created a VR version of the Firestorm virtual world viewer (based on version 6.0.1.56538). It can work very well indeed for Social VR purposes allowing all the capabilities and content … Continue reading

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Oil Rig Training Experience in Firestorm VR

The RGU Oil Rig enhanced education and virtual training experience created by the Robert Gordon University (RGU) Oil & Gas Centre in Aberdeen, Scotland ported to OpenSim OSGrid has been tested in Peter Kappler’s Firestorm VR 6.0.1. The VR mode … Continue reading

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Social VR using Firestorm VR

As noted before in this blog post Peter Kappler has created a VR version of the Firestorm virtual world viewer (based on version 6.0.1.57000). If the graphics settings, draw distance and scene complexity allow it, this can work very well … Continue reading

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Firestorm VR – Resources

Update 31-Aug-2019: Peter Kappler is working on an updated version of Firestorm VR. I will post information here when details are available. Peter Kappler [YouTube Channel] (PWNED Magic in Second Life) has created a VR version of the Firestorm Viewer … Continue reading

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