realXtend – the not so slow burner in virtual worlds

Back in February we profiled Openlife, an alternate Second Life-based grid. The realXtend platform underpins grids like Openlife and since February they’ve achieved some significant milestones. Now up to version 0.3, the 3D modelling in realXtend is something to see now. Here’s a snippet:

Caleb Bookers states “When these guys hit 1.0 the web will quake”. At the very least, the graphical improvement on Second Life will cause some sort of impact.

If you’re super keen, download realXtend for yourself – Windows PC’s only at this stage unfortunately.

Comments

  1. From what I heard at a recent meeting in Openlife – The guys there are developing a mac viewer for this platform at the moment.

  2. I don’t spend a lot of time exploring other spaces these days. A lot of my time and energy goes into developing the context for my own research work. I’ve just ordered an educational island so I guess I’ll probably see even less of the growing SL world in months to come.

  3. realXtend viewer has been Windows-only right from the start. The first goal of the realXtend team was to make a prototype, so it did not matter that it was working only on Windows.

  4. realXtend viewer has been Windows-only right from the start. The first goal of the realXtend team was to make a prototype, so it did not matter that it was working only on Windows.

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