Showing posts from January, 2020

Sansar at Death's Door - Why Linden Lab's attempt at competing with VRChat has failed

I  was made aware of a posted on James Wagner Au's blog regarding 2020 predictions for SL, namely the following in brief: " Unable to handle the burden of Sansar, Linden Lab will sell off Second Life and inevitably the platform will be shut down." With all due respect to the creator of this comment - this has to be the biggest slice of Wisconsin Bullshit that I've ever heard. And this article is going to explain exactly why, along with why Sansar failed to begin with. A Lack of Business Sense The idea that Linden Lab would sell off Second Life, its' most profitable venture, in favor of a failing business venture that will never get off the ground - is so absurd that it cannot even be defined accurately like that. That, and look at past ventures under Linden Lab, namely Desura. When Desura, a competitor to Steam, fell in Linden Lab's lap, they sold it to someone before it inevitably died. You see, for those not familiar with basic business strategy or.. eve