Linden Labs changes Openspace Pricing Policy

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Re: Linden Labs changes Openspace Pricing Policy

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:lol: Sudane - yes, Linden Lab policies do seem to be easily variable.

There are also some changes in the Second Life Support pages, here: https://support.secondlife.com/ics/supp ... ionID=5650

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Thanks for the link, Sonja. In other words, full sims will have the cheapest prims while the same figure for the new openspaces is quite ridiculous...

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Timo Gufler wrote:

Thanks for the link, Sonja. In other words, full sims will have the cheapest prims while the same figure for new openspaces is quite ridiculous...

Yes, that's right. Full sims and the current voids now "tier" for US$0.02 (2 cents) per prim per month. The newly announced price for voids (openspaces, soon to be called homesteads) is 3.3 cents. The price of prims on this newly created "openspace" sim will be a ridiculous 10 cents per prim!! And... we are prohibited from any activity which generates the income needed to pay for that sim!

LL management has adopted a "confuse and conquer" strategy with these moves. They've succeeded quite well :(.

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Sudane Erato on Tue Oct 28, 2008 7:16 pm

Arria Perreault wrote:
I only think that the GMP must be reevaluated if LL maintain the announced policy.

Sadly, I think this is very true. If the announced policies remain in place, the economies of a void sim will be unsustainable.

IF we "lose" the void sims a reasonable alternative could be a "no build zone" at BOTH borders of different theme clusters, which can be landscaped as rivers, lakes, forests etc. In the meanwhile I just hope LL change their minds.

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FYI, in case you find media treatments of this interesting:

Thanks to Serra Anansi for the link.

By the way, after the (predicted) modification to Linden Lab's position. we still don't know how the Lab will regulate or limit activity on either type of void sim. And they may not explain for a while, given the phasing-in plans. So it's still not clear what kinds of load of avatars or script activity we can promise a potential tenant on a rented void sim.

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Re: Linden Labs changes Openspace Pricing Policy

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Time of wonders is not over! Even if this kind of news may make some estate owners envy, I think this is a great Christmas gift from the Linden Lab for SL community and we should be happy for that too. :D At least it seems LL can be negotiated with.

http://blog.secondlife.com/2008/12/19/h ... high-seas/

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