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Monday, January 5, 2004
Second Life Beta Born for Mac OS X
6:00 AM | Lucian Fong | Comment on this story

Linden Lab has released a beta of Second Life, a 3D massively multiplayer online roleplaying game (MMORPG), for Mac OS X. Second Life gives participants an interactive world where a myriad of things can be accomplished. Here is a brief description from the website:

Second Life is an expansive online society, lived in and built by its participants. Join a 3D world full of people, activity, and fun, where you and fellow residents can build a shared reality. You choose your own goals travel and explore, claim and build on virtual land, make friends and socialize, or vie for status and wealth. Whatever you choose to do, your Second Life starts now.
The Second Life trial is free for 7 days, after which a monthly fee of at least $9.95 USD is incurred. The system requirements of the beta are as follows:

  • NVIDIA GeForce2 MX or better, ATI Radeon 8500 or better
  • 1 GHz G4 or better, 512 MB of RAM
  • Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther)
  • Broadband (DSL/Cable Modem/LAN)

    To find out more about Second Life, visit Linden Lab's website and view Second Life's trailer at Apple's Games page.

    Download Second Life Beta for Mac OS X (20 MB)
    Apple Games: Second Life Trailer
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