Tuesday, February 25, 2014

2014 HELP: OPENSIM: Which twin has the megaregion? Copying an avatar

Which twin has the megaregion?
Copying an avatar
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Thinkerer in Second Life
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Background:  Multimondrian
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Thinkerer in Kitely
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Background:  Multimondrian
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Moving my main video projects from Second Life to Kitely is turning out to be easier than I thought.   

Moving my objects and contents:

Above, you see my Multimondrian art piece.  Easily moved, scripts and all, via firestorm backup and import.
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Moving my Thinkerer avatar:
A bigger problem was to get my Thinkerer avatar over to Kitely.   That avatar goes back to 2006.  A kind of a brand.  I use it in most of the video reports I make, so if you have been following this blog, you may have seen it.  I did not know that getting it duplicated in Kitely was even possible. 

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But Ada Radius, CEO of New Media Arts, is an expert with avatar creation.   She came to the rescue.  Fortunately, the Thinkerer avatar was all copy-perm, so I could give her a copy of the complete avatar.  The "I Love Lauren" shirt could not be exported, but Xellessanova Zenith, the creator, gave Ada a full perm texture in SL. Thanks, Xellessanova .  Ada could then download the as a .tga file and upload it to Kitely.  And she could send me a copy so that I can upload it to any other grid.  
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Ada then recreated the Thinkerer avatar in Kitely.   As you can see.  Thanks Ada
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Which twin has the megaregion?
Lessons learned
  • If you expect your avatar to be a brand, be sure everything is full perm.
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2 comments:

  1. Thinkerer, how long have you been wearing that shirt? It's threadbear and I won't say what this is doing to my nose.

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    1. The one in SL goes back to 2006, at the start of Lauren's long running comedy show. The one in Kitely is a brand new imported texture. And If you insist on smelling your computer screen, I can't be responsible for the consequences.

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