OpenSim customers hit all-time excessive regardless of third Rock closure – Hypergrid Enterprise

OpenSim customers hit all-time excessive regardless of third Rock closure – Hypergrid Enterprise
OpenSim customers hit all-time excessive regardless of third Rock closure – Hypergrid Enterprise

OpenSim energetic customers are up by 1,039 this month, reaching a brand new all-time excessive of 48,234. The whole land space additionally elevated, by 489 customary area equivalents.

Nonetheless, the overall variety of registered customers on all the general public OpenSim grids fell by greater than 10,000 since Could. The largest purpose for the drop? third Rock Grid is now formally closed, with a few of its communities moved to ZetaWorlds. Final month, third Rock Grid reported 13,615 registered customers, although it had solely 250 actives. third Rock was one of many oldest OpenSim grounds, based again in 2008, and collected a whole lot of consumer registrations over the previous decade and a half.

A number of different grids didn’t report their stats this month, together with CandM World, which was energetic this month however confirmed no stats on its stats web page. The grid had over 500 actives in Could.

We at the moment are monitoring a complete of two,663 public grids, of which 309 are energetic and 253 printed their statistics this month. When you’ve got a stats web page that we’re not monitoring, please electronic mail me at [email protected] — that method, your grid will likely be talked about on this report each month, for added visibility with each search engines like google and customers.

This month, OSgrid was the biggest grid by land space, with 32,547 customary area equivalents, whereas Wolf Territories Grid was essentially the most energetic, with 6,232 distinctive logins over the previous 30 days.

OpenSim customers hit all-time excessive regardless of third Rock closure – Hypergrid Enterprise
OpenSim land space for June 2024. (Hypergrid Enterprise knowledge.).

Our stats don’t embody a lot of the grids working on DreamGrid, a free easy-to-use model OpenSim, since these are typically personal grids.

OpenSim is a free, open-source, digital world platform, that’s just like Second Life and permits individuals with no technical expertise to shortly and cheaply create digital worlds and teleport to different digital worlds. These with technical expertise can run OpenSim worlds on their servers totally free utilizing both DreamGrid, the official OpenSim installer for individuals who are extra technically inclined, or every other distribution, whereas industrial internet hosting begins at lower than $5 a area.

An inventory of OpenSim internet hosting suppliers is right here. Obtain the recommended Firestorm viewer here and discover out the place to get content material in your OpenSim world or area right here.

Hypergrid Enterprise publication is now obtainable

Each month on the fifteenth — proper after the stats report comes out — we will likely be sending out a publication with all of the OpenSim information from the earlier month. You’ll be able to subscribe right here or fill out the shape beneath.

High 25 grids by energetic customers

With regards to general-purpose social grids, particularly closed grids, the rule of thumb is the busier the higher. Folks trying to make new buddies search for grids that have already got essentially the most customers. Retailers trying to promote content material will go to the grids with essentially the most potential clients. Occasion organizers on the lookout for the largest viewers — you get the concept.

High 25 hottest grids this month:

  1. Wolf Territories Grid: 6,232 energetic customers
  2. OSgrid: 5,186 energetic customers
  3. GBG World: 2,239 energetic customers
  4. DigiWorldz: 2,156 energetic customers
  5. Alternate Metaverse: 2,025 energetic customers
  6. Vida Dupla: 1,750 energetic customers
  7. Darkheart’s Playground: 1,694 energetic customers
  8. WaterSplash: 1,650 energetic customers
  9. Neverworld: 1,101 energetic customers
  10. AviWorlds: 1,068 energetic customers
  11. Trianon World: 1,023 energetic customers
  12. Moonrose: 936 energetic customers
  13. AvatarLife: 930 energetic customers
  14. Littlefield: 899 energetic customers
  15. Party Destination Grid: 839 energetic customers
  16. Astralia: 836 energetic customers
  17. Craft World: 791 energetic customers
  18. Virtualife: 666 energetic customers
  19. Virtualife: 664 energetic customers
  20. Kitely: 627 energetic customers
  21. ZetaWorlds: 596 energetic customers
  22. Eureka World: 583 energetic customers
  23. Groovy Verse: 514 energetic customers
  24. Herederos Grid: 511 energetic customers
  25. Virtual Vista Metaverse: 507 energetic customers

The largest change on this record was the addition of Virtual Vista Metaverse, a brand new grid in our database, which had a powerful launch.

On-line marketplaces for OpenSim content material

There are at the moment 20,793 product listings in Kitely Market containing 40,862 product variations, 35,648 of that are exportable.

Kitely Market has delivered orders to 624 OpenSim grids so far.

(Knowledge courtesy Kitely.)

As you’ll be able to see within the above chart, practically all the expansion in Kitely Market has been in content material that may be exported to different grids — that’s the inexperienced space on the graph. The crimson space, of non-exportable content material, has stayed degree for the previous eight years.

The Kitely Market is the biggest assortment of authorized content material obtainable in OpenSim. It’s accessible to each hypergrid-enabled and closed, personal grids. The instructions for how to configure the Kitely Market for closed grids are here.

Kitely has not too long ago doubled the efficiency of its areas whereas protecting costs the identical.

New grids

The next grids have been added to our database this month: Lady’s Dreamworld and Virtual Vista Metaverse.

If of any public grid that we’re lacking, please electronic mail me at [email protected].

Suspended grids

The next 18 grids have been marked as suspended this month: Admeja, Bernicia, BigOne, Bubble Grid, EducaSim, Eleutherias, Golden Palace Gaming, KittyBlue, Mystic Bermuda, Pleasant Retreat, Resurgence, Royal Grid, Starfleet, The Crying Grid, Tropicana Grid, Twilight, Uzuri Virtual, and VR Playground.

In the event that they don’t reappear on-line once more quickly, they are going to be marked as closed in future stories.

Typically, a grid adjustments its login URI or web site tackle — if that’s the case, electronic mail me and let me know and I’ll replace my database.

High 40 grids by land space

All area counts on this record are, every time obtainable, when it comes to customary area equivalents. Energetic consumer counts embody hypergrid guests every time potential.

Many faculty, firm, or private grids don’t publish their numbers.

The uncooked knowledge for this month’s report is right here. An inventory of all energetic grids is right here. And here’s a record of all of the hypergrid-enabled grids and their hypergrid addresses, sorted by reputation. That is very helpful in case you are making a hyperport.

You’ll be able to see all of the historic OpenSim statistics right here, together with polls and surveys, courting all the best way again to 2009.

Are you aware of every other grids which are open to the general public however that we don’t have in our database? E-mail me at [email protected].

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