Omega Solutions Newsletter:
March/April in Review
Huzza! Only Two Months in between this time!
Neck Blenders for Men
First.. because there has been many.. many requests…I FINALLY got the Neck kit updated for men! It now includes 1 neck size and 3 neck blender options for menfolk.
Head Updates: In an attempt for a more intuitive design, I’m experimenting with a new method of Makeup Application. I’ve started updating select heads and kits to react to the “HUD” and “ALL” buttons by bringing up a popup for you to select where to apply a texture. Theoretically, this should reduce the need to use the routing hud and help folks who just sorta blindly click. 🙂 (Since all buttons on the applier will either apply the texture in the default areas or bring up a popup!)
Full Perm Kit Changes: Well.. it looks like Full Perm Heads are going to be more and more of a thing, so after talking with Customers, Creators and my Minions I’ve decided to make a change in the pricing Structure. Before, to reflect the Added work of keeping such a kit secure and providing Customer Service for it, I set the price at 299L for the Meli Imako Kit as well as the Safy Belle One. I’ve decided to change this as to not punish end users. Instead there is now two kit editions for each of these products and future products like them.
- The Creator Edition includes a transferable Plug-in script to be placed in the head before sale, instructions for naming, test appliers and anything else I think might be useful with a particular head. It is priced at 299L, only available inworld and only available after purchasing the “Customer Edition”
- The Customer Edition includes an Installer and because I know some people won’t set the head up correctly before selling it… a no-transfer “demo” version of the Plug-in Script along with instructions. It won’t include any of the other tools and bits I decide to include with the Creator Edition. It will cost the normal 99L but will not have a Group Discount available.
Phat Azz Channel Updates:
Well…. it took 2 years.. and giving up completely.. but I did it… I found CK Winx! (Rather he found me.. ) For those of you who aren’t 100yo in SL years, that’s the creator of Phat Azz, not the first mesh booty, but the one that really launched them into the mainstream. You can still find TONS of appliers for it on the MP and every booty had its’ own instructions for converting them!
And now, with CK’s help and permission, I’ve updated the Generic Router to convert allll those Phat Azz appliers into an Omega Ones.
Simply make sure you are wearing the router when you use the phat azz applier. No more clunky Notecard swapping for phat azz (thank goodness).
And if you want to make a permanent applier for yourself instead, I’ve also updated the Applier Converters to listen for Phat Azz as well. 🙂
Bento Head Releases and Updates
Cause I know it’s what you all want…
Not sure what bento is? Read “What you should know about Bento” !
6DOO has released two more Bento Heads!
Altamura has released a new male mesh Head, Alven!!
AK Creations seems to have finished updating their heads to v2.0 and is releasing more heads again!
Two New Mesh Heads have joined their Lineup, Asya and Valerie:
They’ve also released their Animations HUD! https://www.flickr.com/photos/kaoz/34094469006
Catwa Mesh Heads – Ongoing
Cat has two more Bento Heads (Really woman? You ever take a break?)
They’ve also been releasing a variety of Bento Head Related items, including this loli:
and this Customizable Animation HUD: https://www.flickr.com/photos/53013200@N04/34028639011/in/photostream/
Daddy’s Choice Designs has released their head as well!
Fiore has dipped their toes into Omega by adding an Omega Friendly Hairbase Layer to their Bento Mesh Heads!
Genesis is also toe dipping by adding Omega Friendly Makeup Layers to their Bento Heads!
Ikonik has added an Omega Friendly Head to their Store!
Lelutka has released another Mesh Bento Head, Cate, along with some new animations for their heads!
LightStar has release a new male and female mesh heads, Lei and Lin!
Safy Belle has released two heads, one Copy, One Full Perm!
Signature – Gianni Head
Signature has updated their Gianni Head to Bento!
Stylish Way has added a couple new Heads!
One by one Mesh Bodies have been adding Bento to their Mesh Hands.
Maitreya, Gianni, Yabusaka, Tonic and more all have all added Bento to their Hands.
If you’ve not gotten an update for your Mesh Body Lately,
I strongly recommend going and checking, you may have a pleasant surprise waiting for you.
If your Body has not updated, or even if it has, you have some options!
Slink: No big surprise, Slink has released bento hands for both Men and Women. What was a surprise, to me at least, is if you already have Slink Hands, you can visit a redelivery terminal to pick a pair of bento ones! 🙂 For Full Details visit their Blog: Dynamic for Men, Dynamic for Women
Tuty has Bento Mesh Hands for Belleza(Slinkfit), Maitreya, Slink Ladies
Vista Mesh Hands for Belleza(Slinkfit), Maitreya, Slink Ladies, SL-Fem Body, Slink Mens and Giani Mens.
If you don’t have one of the listed bodies, still try a demo! Especially the ladies! Most Mesh Bodies have wrists that are slink-fit!
While we’re talking about hands, we should also talk about Nails! Another Reason you might consider adding stand-alone bento hands to your look is that BS and Empire have been hard at work making Nail add-ons for Tutys, Slink, Vista and Maitreya!
BS Nails: If you have Tuty Hands, BS has made some lovely Long Coffin Nails for you!
Empire: Empire… went a little overboard… in a Good way! To date, she has 5 Shapes, Square, Coffin, Almond, Stilleto and Claw each in 3-4 lengths! That’s 19 different options, each fitted them for Slink, Vista and Maitreya!
Other Mesh Releases & Updates
Altamura has redone their Aggie Meshes in a combined package with both Head and Body
Dev Muscle has added a new Subtle Muscle Mesh for Ladies. It hits a niche not really hit before:
Nardcotix has released their Mesh Body for men!
Soul has updated their Kissers! Grab an Update if you got them!
V-Tech Keeps improving their Male Mesh Plate for Maitreya. If you have this mesh, make sure you grab an update, it now includes more of the shoulders and torso for a more boyish look.
Yabusaka Petite 3
Yabusaka had already created a new Petite Female Avi featuring Bento Hands and Heads, more clothing layers then Petite 2 and Omega Built in. Now they’ve done the same for Petite Menfolk!
Ok this one isn’t MY website update.. but Alaska has been doing Live Streams walking you through the entire applier creation process, starting with texture creation all the way through HUD creation! It was a great a Stream, I know I learned a few things.
New Youtube Vids:
Have you subscribed to my Youtube Yet?! And why not?!
We have a new vid is up for Relay Users: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8VRQWJLVLU
as well as a video about Bento Heads and Rigged Hair not fitting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2kZwOTnTKM
Head UV Explanation:
To help mesh makers out, I’ve added some clarification for the head UV:
Mesh Maker Info Page:
- The Mesh Maker Info Page has been updated to be hopefully clearer and cleaner!
- You can now actually find a link to the Pre-Installed Pricing. (Before you had to ask for it!).
- There’s now a form for contacting me if sending me an IM/NC doesn’t do it for you.
- I’ve added a few things to the requirement section, specifically rules for just how “heavy” a mesh can be.
The new limits are VERY generous and just seek to weed out the absolutely unusable. As usual, make sure you try demos, check out ACI and script counts before making a purchase.
- Lastly, and most importantly, I’ve released a brand new UV guide for nipples. (Seen to the Right).
I can’t make anyone use it, but if you’re in the process of making a mesh body, or have made one and haven’t had any luck getting people to make skins specifically for your body, why not use this one? Lets save skin makers some headaches!
Omega Sim News
The sim has undergone a bit of remodeling. No more ugly roads I made myself and the layout has received some minor tweaks. I’ve also gone through and kicked all the overdues! So we have space! Spots range from 20prim/100L/wk for a small stall to 1300prim/1600L a week for an entire parcel.
Check out our Available Rentals Here!
We’ve rearranged the backend sim, and have 3 large plots open!
1100prims/ 1600L wk
1300prims/ 1600L wk
We also have a variety of spot sizes ranging from 100L/week -> 600L a week.
Just come take a look!
Kids Area: Maybe I’m not marketing it well, but no one is taking advantage of the UBER cheap spots up in the Kids Area!
Have your Omega Friendly Kids clothing RIGHT next to the Kids Kits for as little as 25L a Spot:
(Kids Stuff ONLY. If it’s not glaringly marketed at Kid Avis, it goes downstairs with everyone else!)
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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