Project Bento arrives on the main grid in Second Life

Inara reviews project bento which has now arrived on the main grid in SL! Read the article to see how this will impact photography and animations

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secondlifeProject Bento, the Lab-initiated, collaborative project involving Second Life content creators to bring greater capabilities to mesh avatars and – potentially – rigged attachments – is now available on Agni, the Second Life main grid.

The news – not entirely unexpected, as the Lab has been gearing-up to make the move for the last few weeks – came via an official blog post on Tuesday, May 31st.

Project Bento has been in development for over a year, the initial phases of the work being carried out by the Lab behind closed doors, before a period of closed development involving a number of expert creators and tool makes – notably the Avastar team who produce the avatar plug-in for Blender, and Cathy Foil, who produces Mayastar, a similar plug-in for Maya. I was also invited to observe this initial work – my sincere thanks to Oz Linden for the opportunity –…

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Published by Johannes Huntsman

Owner, Publisher, & Editor In Chief of KultivateMagazine www.kultivatemagazine.com

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