As I recently reported, Linden Lab are starting on a set of Second Life environmental enhancements, including the ability to define the environment (sky, sun, moon, clouds) at the parcel level. These changes to the environment controls are quite extensive, and wrap a number of ideas together into a single project.
On Tuesday, June 13th, Rider Linden, who is leading the work made a preliminary document on what is being considered available via the Simulator User Group meeting. In it, several enhancements to the windlight environment capabilities are outlined, and are summarised below – please read Rider’s document for the full details.
Environment Inventory Asset
A new asset type that can be stored, managed and traded through the Second Life inventory and the Marketplace. This asset type will:
- Comprise a Sky asset for adjusting atmospheric effects, clouds, the sun,moon and stars; and a Water asset for controlling the environment…
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