Category Archives: Land and Tier

A Proposed Improvement for Land Rentals

Building on an earlier discussion, I believe there would be immense benefit to everyone to add land rental functionality to the server side of Second Life. As a first step, I propose that land for rent be displayed in fuchsia … Continue reading

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A Lesson About Land Ownership

All land in Second Life is divided into ‘sims’ (also called regions). A sim is a square section of land 256 meters by 256 meters in size (65536m2 in area)(m2=square meters). Every sim has a name. At the moment, there … Continue reading

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A Proposed Land Tier Fee Schedule

For eight months, the Second Life economy has been stagnant. After a series of failed initiatives, Linden Lab fired its CEO, closed its international offices and shed 30% of its staff. Needless to say, such a dramatic reduction in expenses … Continue reading

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A History of Private Island Pricing

In September 2006, initial setup fee for an Estate sim (also called a Full Region or Island sim, 15000 prims) was US$1250; monthly tier fee was US$195. Initial setup fee for a pack of four Openspace sims (1875 prims each) … Continue reading

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