Hipihi big changes in new version 50011

Hipihi servers are down at the moment as part of an upgrade.  The upgrade has some big changes.  I hope it goes smoothly.  I haven’t seen these changes in action yet.

This list was in a post in the Hipihi forums Overseas Zones section for the benefit of we Chinese-language-challenged folks.

I suggest this would be a good time for virtual world enthusiasts to apply for the Hipihi test.

 1. Avatar attach points


2. Land editing rights control (now supports co-building)


3. Community chat


4. New naming system (now supports your native language)


5. Speed-tree


6. New reference-lines in object editing mode(F7: lock/unlock reference lines, F8:open/close reference lines and adjust line density)


7. Primary scripting on the client side, e.g. land management, access right, hotkey is F4. scripting language is Lua, we will release a help file soon.


8. Vote function


9. Enhanced avatar customization , finer modeling and more adjustable parameters


10. Optimized avatar collision physics(supports movement on a slanted surface)


11. script editing window


12. Faster model and texture map loading

This list includes some very nice features such a scripting,  multiple users building on a parcel,  and improved avatar physics on slopes.

I must restrain myself from staying up all night to try it out.  Darn it.

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2 Responses to “Hipihi big changes in new version 50011”

  1. annyka Says:

    wow. That’s starting to look really interesting. I’m looking forward to your report!

  2. Sue Baskerville (SuezanneCB) Says:

    The downtime is longer than I’d come to believe.

    I’m eager to see it.

    There should be a post in this blog with a link to a video of a Hipihi avatar wearing attachments, looking like a tiny little cartoon character.


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