A novel lifeboat system for Second Life

Ape Piaggio made another quirky vehicle, a fully functional lifeboat. And Inara made a very comprehensive writeup about it.

I dunno if I’m too much a fan of this thing, trying my best to avoid situations that force me aboard a lifeboat in the first place. 😐

Enjoy.

Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World

The WALT lifeboat with launch cradle / crane in the background

Ape Piaggio has released a curious – and possibly niche – product in the form of the WALT Deeplag Horizon lifeboat. It’s a product I was able to observe during development, and got to play with during pre-release.

Originally developed as a part of an oil rig emergency / evacuation game Ape developed with Analyse “Bandit” Dean, the Deeplag Horizon (name that might be a little raw in some cases) is primarily at those who may be involved in SLCG / SAR role-play, and who want to add some training capabilities for oil rig evacuations, etc. However, it is a versatile kit, so might have wider appeal, possibly as a lifeboat for large-scale SL boats – although I note this with a caveat.

Costing L$3,000 and available (at the time of writing, at least) through Ape’s in-world store

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