Rathaus – Neualtenburg Coat of Arms

History of the Neualtenburg Coat of Arms Moon Adamant the creative director of Beta Technologies and CDS guild member created the original ‘Neualtenburg – Coat of Arms’ in 2005. Excerpt from: Second Life Wikia about the Rathaus – One of the walls features the coat-of-arms for the City of Neufreistadt (designed by Moon Adamant as…

Texture Creation: Diffuse, Normal and Specular Maps

The immersive factor in 3D games is partially the quality of the textures. so this post is about texturing for 3D games and MMORPG Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) are a combination of role-playing video games and massively multiplayer online games in which a very large number of players interact with one another within…

Mizou Vavoom in 2015 – New PC

Yes, it was about time to get a new PC for gaming. I had to leave Second Life for a number of years as my laptop was inadequate to reproduce the graphics in SL. My eldest son proposed to build a new PC for me around a good graphics card for the kind of work…

Happy New Year 2008 to all Second Life Residents!!

This year 2008 started well, friendships in real life and online abound, partnerships are growing and in Second Life I have produced a small version of a Roman Villa i had made last year. It’s ‘Villa Martine’. Why ‘Martine’? this is my real life name but also it is a Roman name which means poet,…

Portage Bay Ventures

Bringing the building to life. Continued from Portage Bay Ventures/ Project May /June 2007′ A building is more then a few walls glued together and some teleportation; it is also a ‘space’ where people primarily find the information or objects they were looking for and in second place where they feel comfortable and want to…

Project May/June 2007:

Portage Bay Ventures: Boardwalk, boathouses & ‘Justice Center’ for Second Life in the sea. Sibernicus, Malfelonius & Yeeowler are 3 sims at the east south tip of a big landmass in Second LifeĀ® purchased by Beathan Vale of the ‘Portage Bay Ventures’ The vision was the following: take 3 fresh new sims, add water, and…

Carolyn’s Waterfall – February ’07

Just looking at my blog..it’s in a bad state, I haven’t written anything since November last year, but I have an excuse as my building skills have been in very high demand and I really have lost track of what i have build. My very last creation delivered 2 days ago is one of my…

5. End Sept 06:Walls & outlining spaces inside ‘Cosy Mall’

This is the beginning of October and ‘Cosy Mall’ is nearly finished. Before it was even totally build, it was already filling up with vendors from the following Second Life companies: ‘Noe Design’, a young frenchman, who builds beautiful spiral staircase and othe staircases; ‘Wolkam Winger Design’ or ‘WWD’, another frenchman who crafts modern furniture…

4. Building the garden between the shops & building Cosy Mall

Last week end i started to think of how to set out a garden in the triangle between what will be the new shopping mall on Cosy Cove. I had some idea what i wanted, triangular planters, a bench, some plants, maybe flowers and a sense of peace. I quickly realised that the entrance to…