Router HUD Update

2.1 Router HUD Update!

I’ve updated the Router HUD again!

In case you missed the 1.6 Router HUD Update, the Router HUD now has Installer Storage:

In addition to handling Makeup Appliers, the Routing HUD also serves as a storage System for the Installers you use.  This can be handy if you have alot of different Omega Friendly Bits. To use, simple keep your Router worn whenever you Install Omega into new Meshes. Then.. the next time you need to re-install Omega, either because you got an update, or opened a fresh Mesh, or had to hit the debug button on the router menu, you can use the “Install” button in the Settings Menu and the router will install all the Meshes it remembers. 🙂

THIS Update (2.1) I’ve added a couple things.


Re-Apply Buttons: Did you just put a makeup applier on and figure out it’s being clipped and need to add the texture to a neighboring zone? Before, you’d have to fiddle with the apply buttons and hit re-apply in the menu. Now, just click the Green Plus button next to the zone you need textured. It’ll apply whatever you last used to that zone.

Support for New M-Type Heads: First thing you might notice there is now two tabs and one of them has more zones available! As mesh heads come out, they keep cramming more and more layers and options and the old 7 zone set up wasn’t keeping up.

The new Type M tab is for Type M Heads and lets you apply texture to zones not normally reachable with an applier.

Is my head a type M Head? As of my writing this… no…sorta.? Currently all Mesh heads that would be considered the new ‘Type-M’ are still scripted and listed as Type A. Over the next couple weeks, I’ll be updating the scripting and listings of those heads that can benefit from the new Zones.

Wait… does that mean we have to redo our Makeup Appliers for new Zones?!
No my dear Panic Prone Makeup Creator, fear not. The Cosmetic Appliers will remain the same. We will continue to use your settings to make our best guess about where it should be applied, and as ussual… if we are wrong…. the Customer can use the Routing HUD to fix.

I already put a bunch of installers in my Old router hud…..
No fear!  Simply wear the old hud and the new hud and use the Install option on the old HUD. The new hud will remember and save those Installers.




What you should know about Bento

What you should know about Bento

Bento was announced in December 2015. That’s right, a full year ago! And now it’s finally on the Standard SL Viewer AND firestorm, SLs biggest 3rd Party Viewer! Here is what you need to know about it!

What is Bento?

Bento is Linden Labs update to the SL Viewer that has extended the SL Skeleton to include dozens of new bones.  106 to be exact! Bones for Wings, Hind Legs, Tails. Bones for every one of your fingers (30 bones in all there!) and >40 bones in the face!

What does that mean?

It means creators can.. among other things.. create:

  • Mesh Heads that:
    • React to the shape sliders of your Face.  (Think… Fitted Mesh… for your FACE)
    • Animate with Animations instead of transparency swaps.
  • Tails and Wings that are fully animated!
  • 6 Limbed Avis, like Pegasus, Centaurs and Dragons that are full animated.
  • Hands with fingers that move independently!

All of this using animations instead of “transparency swap” animations or laggy puppet/movement scripts, resulting in less lag, less ACI and smoother Movements then was ever possible before!

Wait.. did you say Fitted Mesh for my Face?!
Yes.. probably the most Hyped of the new additions is the ability to make faces that you can adjust with face sliders of your shape!  This obviously… is AMAZING… and we’re all utterly thrilled to see it. But there’s some things to keep in mind!

  • Not all Bento Heads are the same.   Much like Mesh Bodys… different Mesh Bento Heads are going to look better for a certain look then others. It is NOT one-mesh-fits-all. Some will look better with big pouty lips, others will nail the angular look . The amount you can adjust each slider will also be drastically different between meshes!  You WILL need to demo demo demo to find the head that suits your taste!
  • Don’t Expect old heads to just be “updated” to Bento.  Rigging was already a involved process. Bento takes that even further. Expect many brands to just release new Bento Heads to justify the effort it took them to learn the new process and essentially create an entirely new product.  (As always… when you buy something in SL.. you’ve bought whats in the package… not whatever the creator does next!)
  • Expect Mistakes and Improvements over time. Anyone who remembers the early days of mesh bodys and the … questionable rigging of that time knows that rigging is an artform onto itself.  Everyone is essentially starting from square one again with this new update, so just like with mesh bodys, expect to see mistakes. Be patient, and let Mesh Makers know if you find anything… weird.  (NICELY!) On the bright side, this also means we can see great improvements on the horizon as creators get more and more experienced with the new bones. If you don’t like a particular brand NOW… check back in 6months. 🙂
  • Bento Heads should be affected by anything that animates the new bones in the face. So expect some amusing effects when you try to use your Catwa Animations with your GA.EG mesh heads or vice versa. This also means skilled animators should be able to create 3rd party animations for these heads. Want a super unique facial expression? That is on the table now, if anyone decides it’s worth the effort. 🙂
  • Most Bento Heads come with a shape …. start with that! (Or copy the digets down and paste them into your own shape). You will save yourself much grief if you start with what they give you instead of with your normal shape!

What Bento Items Have Been Released?

I… am not tracking EVERYTHING that’s getting released.. but here is the Omega Stuff I’m aware of that has been released or teased for a future release…. (there’s actually more then this coming… but vows of silence and all that 😉 )

Altamura Aggie Head
Vista Mesh Hands – Female
Catwa Bento Head
AK Creations Head
GA.EG Damen Head
Aii Bento Demon Tail

 (Coming Soon**)
Logo (Coming when it’s ready)
Maitreya Body Hands (Coming… Sometime?)
Vista Mesh Hands – Male (In development? Previews have been shown)

Do Bento thingys work with Omega?
Bento, I’m happy to say does nothing to help or hinder Omega. Brands that were Omega before, are still Omega, and vice versa. (Although more then a few took the update as an excuse to contact me and get on board! Look for more updates in the new future!)

What others are saying about Bento:
Linden Labs Announcement
StrawberrySingh Bento Item Reviews
Mesh Body Addicts

Omega Solutions Newsletter – September/October in Review

Omega Solutions Newsletter:

September/October in Review

New Mesh/Kit Releases

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Bad Seed 9/29/2016
We have a new release! ^.^ Bad Seed has started updating some of their Mesh Toddler Heads for Omega and they’re Adoorrrabbbleee. (Just make sure the one you get one that has the Omega logo!) Continue reading »

Omega Newsletter – August in Review

Omega Solutions Newsletter – August in Review

For Now on, our Monthly Newsletters are going to be Online. ^.^ (I’ll still send notices to Subscribers to remind yall!)

New Mesh/Kit Releases

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Altamura – Stefany Head 8/12/2016
Altamura released another mesh head!

AK Creations
AK Creations released 3 new mesh Heads for ladies this month!

Catwa Mesh Heads – Ongoing
Catwa has more mesh heads! (Are we really surprised tho?)

Murder of Ravens – 8/18/2016
The Nice people at Murder of Ravens have created a new mesh head for guys and it’s FREE.…/9715350?
And we have a kit for it!…/osk-murder-of-ravens/

ND/MD – 8/4/2016
ND/MD has a Mesh Head out at the Mesh Body Addicts Fair! (And yes, there’s a kit for it!)…/osk-ndmd-meshes/

Sking – Karrara
Sking released their Gen 5 Karrara Mesh Body!



Mesh Updates



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LAQ Update
LAQ has updated their Mesh head to 1.5, fixing some bugs and adding hairbase and eyebrow compatibility for Omega! ^.^

Signature Update – 8/13/2016

The Gianni body has seen some updates!
(Make sure you choose a head that states it’s Applier Compatible!)

Toddleedoo Update – 8/11/2016

The Toddleedoo Kit has been updated!
With some much appreciated help from TD, It now supports TD Mesh Heads!
(Make sure you choose a head that states it’s Applier Compatible!)


Omega News

Makeup Router Update:
I’ve received requests for a shrinkable Generic Routing HUD. Well here you go! Free on the MP! Shrinks down to a little button. I’ve left it mod, so if you want to shrink the button some more, go for it! I’ve also rolled the makeup test kit into the HUD to cut down on the number of objects.

Website Updates

New Website
We’re still working on moving our bums to a new website. It’s still under construction, but much has been moved over and prettified, like this much easier to navigate Supported Meshes Page!:  It does however mean we’re still hunting down and stomping out broken links! If you find one, be a doll and leave a comment on the page! We’ll fix it ASAP! Thanks alot loves!

Creator List Changes and Additions
Incase you weren’t aware we have 2 Pages on this blog that List Omega Applier Creators.
Lists: Skin, Eye and Nail Designers,  Clothing, Tattoo and Makeup Designers
If you carry Omega Appliers you can get listed by filling out the form here:

New Categories:
I’ve added “Hairbases” and “NSFW” as categories on the form. If you have these sorts of items, please let us know by filling out the form again. ^.^

Non-Omega News and Releases

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One of my Scripting Clients is Soul! I was happy to do the scripting for these fun new animated Tongues!
.:Soul:. Licks We Love Roleplay!

Omega Sim News

Available Rentals
Be the cool kid and have your shop right on the Omega Sim!
Check out our Available Rentals Here!
Or just come take a look!

Well that’s it for this month! 
Be good my lovelies!

(If you think I missed something, do let me know, I’ll get it into next months!)

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