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Orange Island, a research project of the Orange telecommunications company, is set to close its doors after a long (and quite successful) run in Second Life. Orange Island opened in late 2007 as an experimental project, with the goal of gaining a better understanding of virtual environments, users...

September 25th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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It's something of a shame that more corporate participants in Second Life don't sponsor original content on the platform. Like the early days of the Web, many corporate marketing presences throw together something naively ineffective and unrepresentative, and then just avoid having anything to do wi...

March 19th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

(In order to avoid confusion created by the comments below, we would like to note that there were two fan-made videos of the event, and the one we chose to feature has music created by Orb Gettarr and Spiraling Cycling.)If you've never been to a popular Second Life event, you wouldn't have experienc...

July 1st 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Orange Island (home of French global telecommunications franchise, Orange) is hosting a week of gaming and game-related events and discussions in Second Life this coming week, including (of course) some games. Starting Monday, 26 May on Orange Island, there's a packed schedule of events. Some p...

May 24th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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On January 25-26, Orange Island (previously covered here, here, and here) will host a series of lectures, discussions, and workshops on tech and development oriented topics. Lectures and discussions will take place from 10am - 3pm on Friday January 25, and workshops and classes will be held from 10...

January 24th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

(Today's Cinemassively was previously intended to be the premiere of Illegal Danish 2: Escape from Orgrimmar. Unfortunately, Myndflame.com was hacked yesterday and the screening was delayed. As soon as it is up, it will be featured here.)Metaversatility has created a Machinima for the French telecom...

January 1st 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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As reported here and here, Orange Island is committed to bringing Second Life residents great events and content, centered around the creativity of its users, and the Art Week event currently taking place is no exception. On the roster for Thursday and Friday are RacerX Gullwing's fireworks display...

December 20th 2007 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Orange Island, previously reported upon here, will be holding a day-long summit this Friday, November 16, on the nature of identity and how it relates to one's avatar in Second Life. It's a packed event, with a host of SL luminaries presenting, including Ordinal Malaprop, Torley Linden, Celebrity T...

November 14th 2007 at 1:30pm 0 Comments