– Battle Angel Alita is actually really good –

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So i just watched the new Battle Angel Alita live action movie and damn was it good. Like, after watching the very first trailers that came out and seeing those really creepy big eyes, i was ready to hate the movie, but as hard as i tried, the movie won me over really fast.

It has really a good cast, all the characters play their part perfectly, and even the alien eyed main character was very likable and kept the movie moving forward. The visuals looked really pretty and all the CGI felt so natural when mixed in with all the real life stuff, it also had some of the most amazing action i have seen in a while, just too bad it was so brief and there was so little of it, maybe thats what made it so good? i dont know but i wanted more.

But anyway, It genuinely feels like a movie that came from the heart of people that really get it and care for the source material, not some cynical board of directors in business suit and ties, formulating it based on the normie focus group results. Its what the GITS live action movie should have been like, with its cynical pandering to normies who dont watch movies like that anyway. It does not take any unnecessary bullshit “creative liberties” and faithfully follows its source material, it brought back so many memories of the anime, now i wanna rewatch it and maybe even read the manga to see what happens next because i dont think it made enough money to warrant a sequel sadly :C

I think this movie would have made a lot more money if it wasnt for the downright bizarre choice to make her eyes so fucking huge and shapeless and wrinkly around them, why not just give her a pretty JRPG style face or better yet, why not just make her normal like EVERYONE ELSE around her so she wouldnt stand out like taken out of a different movie and slapped on top, and would blend in with the rest, and they would have saved a shit ton of money in the CGI department too !

Anyways, go see it, its a quality movie and you wont be bored.

– PSA for anime, short and femboy avatars, you are in possible danger –

Warning, If you are an anime avatar, a femboy, shortstack, got a realistic chest size or body height and like to hang out in adult sims and partake in lewd activities, you are in danger of getting banned for ageplay.

Another edit: I have removed a big chunk of this post due to the way i worded it has offended a lot of people and confused many more, So let me make myself more clear, this only effects people that do lewd stuff in anime avatars that are not large breasted or tall, if you look unmistakably mature or just a modest individual that’s not into lewd stuff, you have nothing to be afraid of. And admittedly i am not psychic so i cant really know for sure whats going on over at LL and how they do their investigations, i do however know for a fact that there has been 2 cases of false positive bans that were reversed after months of fighting for a real investigation to be done.

With that being said, here’s the situation, more and more anime and femboy avatars are getting banned, and there are rumors that this is happening because of a group of trolls going around adult anime places and looking for easy targets to report. So here are some common sense precautions you should take to avoid that from happening to you

Profiles

First and for most, your profile alone can get you in trouble,  do no put any explicit pornographic material in your profile such as a picture of your avatar with your dick or tits hanging out, that is against the TOS and will get you banned if someone reports you. Second, dedicating your profile to talk about your kinks can also result in some unwanted attention coming your way.

DO NOT put links to your naughty flickr gallery in your profile, that alone can be used as evidence against you. Its a good idea to have a separate flickr account for lewd stuff and  do not name/register your lewd flickr account under the same name as your avatar,  making it easier to link it to you.

Lastly, It does not matter that your avatar is not underage, it does not matter that the anime character you are portraying is 25 years old in the show, and it will not matter what you will put in your profile about it, people will arbitrarily decide your avatar’s age for you and will report you for it.

Places to be and avatars to wear

Be mindful of the sim rating you are in, if you are in a sim rated G, dress as modestly as you can even if no one else around you does, you can get banned simply for having your tits out in a G rated sim.

Dont go to adult rated sims if you arent 2 meters tall and dont have massive boobs, and even if you are, only go to anime and furry themed places (although looks like even those arent safe anymore now either)

Dont go to ANY normie infested places wearing sexually suggestive outfits, it will rustle their jimmies and give them the incentive to scan through your profile for something they can report you for.

If you are a femboy, you are pretty much at risk everywhere you go, if you wear anything sexy, they wont bother looking under your skirt to check for that bulge, they will see your flat chest and think you are an underage girl. Some femboys (a lot of them actually) look like kids so the whole “im a boy” part is not much of a defense because well, you still look like a kid, a boy kid.

Always pick an appropriate avatar/outfit to match the place you are going to, even if your whole style and way of life is to look like a half naked cock hungry semen demon, make some compromise, and keep your explicit outfits for the privacy of your bedroom.

If you do have an actual child avatar as your main avatar, DONT go to adult rated sims wearing that, LL will not care to do any actual investigation to know for sure if you were using that avatar or an appropriate adult avatar during your kinky time, they will just look at the screenshot of your avatar and read your chat logs and will assume you were looking like that when you were doing it. It is also a good idea to simply not mix the 2 life styles together at all, make a separate account for your adult related stuff.

What to do where and with who

DO NOT POSEBALL IN PUBLIC, this is a sure way to get yourself banned, i know its kinky, i know its exciting, but unless you have a big tiddy bitch normie avatar, dont do it. Even if its some niche hangout populated only by like-minded individuals, you may have pissed someone off on some message board and they can just revenge report you to get back at you, so keep it behind closed doors.

Try doing it only with people you know well and trust and only in a place that is owned by you or them with parcel privacy/invisibility enabled and access restricted, dont use those 1 hour sky box rentals, dont use other people’s homes.

Dont do it with people that look like a ban waiting to happen, people that are clearly not following these common sense guidelines and are walking around in sexualized questionable age avatars, if they get banned, you and anyone else they did it with in the past few weeks are going down with them, no questions asked.

When LL does their “investigation” they will most likely just go through your chat logs, so try not to RP in IMs, use external chats if you can, and if you cant help it, use local chat and do not use words like “little”, “young”, “daddy”, “mommy” or anything else that can be misconstrued as ageplay without proper context, i know its a bummer if you just wanna have some kinky incest RP going, but its best to take precautions.

Be vigilant

Spread the word of places and that are linked to avatars getting banned.
Warn any new players about the dangers of doing lewd stuff on SL.
If you are a sim or a parcel owner and you know anyone that goes around reporting people willy nilly, remove them form your place, or notify the owner of the place if you dont own one.

So yeah, thats that stay safe and dont do “ageplay”

– M4 Venus Head –

You wanted it, you got it ! The M4 Bento Venus head is here!

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– What is Different from the other M4 heads ? –

Unfortunately, there are no alternative nose or eye socket shapes, but as a tradeoff the head is backwards compatible with M3 Venus appliers and retains the M3 tear effect!
you now have full compatibility with old M3 Venus appliers (skins, eyes, brows, lashes, blush, tears) as well as M4 Venus appliers, however because of this specific compatibility, other M4 and M3 head skins that were not made specifically for the venus head, will not work with the M4 Venus. One thing to note is that mouth uses M4 mouth textures instead of the mouth included on the M3 Venus skins.

As mentioned before, this particular head has the tears option, you can access it through the blush button by clicking it repeatedly till it switches from blush mode to tears mode. Due to a technical limitation regarding alphas, switching on tears, sets the eyelash texture to alpha masking in order to not clash with the tear alpha, this degrades the quality of some eyelash textures. One interesting thing we noticed very late into development is that for whatever reason that same alpha clash bug is not happening between the blush layer and tears, we will look into why this is happening (or more like, why its not happening) and hopefully we can implement tears in other M4 heads. A separate HUD button for tears will be implemented with future updates but for now if you wanna have both and you know what youre doing, first turn on tears and than unhide the blush using SL’s build menu.

The default eye size setting is now size 2, if you make the eyes bigger in the appearance editor, use eye size setting 1 in the M4 HUD to match it.
The Rikugou necks will apply Rikugou skin tones to the rest of the head if you select a skin from the HUD, light skins will apply Rikugou A tone, dark skins Rikugou B
the LL/normie neck will apply its own tone to the head as well for the medium skin tone, matching the medium LL skin tone from the appliers included in the bonus item box.

– M4 Mars Dummy and more updates –

The M4 mars dummy for rigging and animating.

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– Updates –

M4 Mars

Update Version 1.0b

– M4 Head –
Fixed a bug with the hairbase mesh flickering through the head above forehead.
Fixed a bug with the emote system making it unable to find 2 animations.
optimized the emote system to ignore missing emote parameters and not spam you with missing animation errors.

M4 Chibi and Anime heads

– M4 Head –
Same fixes to the emote system as in the Mars head.

– M4 Mars head and M4 updates –

And its here! the long awaited Mars male anime head. This is something i wanted to make for quite some time since i never could make the exact anime guy avatar i wanted.

– Things to know –

Snce i was working on this alongside the M4 Anime head, it has the same problem of a small cranium and large face (my original thinking was that making the cranium smaller will prevent hairs clipping through it, only i scaled the head wrong and instead of matching the face area with the LL face, i matched the cranium, and the rest you already know), but hopefully this time it wont be much of a problem since the majority of male hairs are unrigged and resizable, so if you arent completely blind, you will adjust the scale of the hair to match the face and wont look weird….. (im scared that normies that will be buying this head have no idea how to scale and position hairs though) But if that does cause problems, i might do a shape 2 as well with a smaller face.

Another thing, in case this isnt already obvious, the M4 girl skins will not work with this head due to different face structure and UVs

Anyway, here it is!

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– M4 Updates –

M4 Anime and M4 Chibi HUDs now have a Simplified way custom textures are loaded, now all you have to do is click add and select what you are adding from a pop up menu and than paste your UUID without the need to write any additional parameters.

 

Thats all.

– Wip M4 Mars and some other stuff –

– M4 Mars –

Finally got something decent to show, all the modeling, rigging, and all that stuff is finished, textures are pretty much done too, just need to improve the lips and around the eyes a bit, now what remains is the part i hate doing the most, making animations for it, after that the HUD graphics

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– Other Projects –

Pokemon trainer hair, this is something that i started working on spontaneously when i was high one night, couldnt find the exact hair/hat combination i needed for an outfit, i dont even remember what it was supposed to be, but either way this is sorta almost done lol.

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Another side quest i had was this armor, this is a little something i wanted to do for a very long time, just couldn’t find an excuse good enough to start it.

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– M4 updates and new stuff –

Updates for both heads:

Version 1.3b
– M4 Head –
Applying a skin texture now forces it to ALPHA_MASK_NONE for people that just cant seem to figure out how to save textures properly, ending up with transparent circles around their eyes.
Skin textures now apply correctly to eye whites layer
Fixed the eyebrow texture automatically changing itself to alpha masking, making the brows look all jagged.

– M4 HUD –
Improve performance for Click & Drag so dragging too fast doesn’t break HUD position
Made sure Click & Drag state syncs up better on new owner and responds to click and drag when wearing it for the very first time.

– Mesh dummy –
This was a thing for some time now but i forgot to announce it, I have added shape 2 to the M4 Anime mesh dummy.

– The M4 remote Relay –

We made a remote control relay for the head, this will allow other people to control your face remotely, this is useful for situations like AFK pose balling or making machinima, you can find this new toy in the bonus item box, be sure to read the instructions on how to use it.

That is all.

– Updates, ABC dummies and a new shape for the M4 Anime head –

First, lets get these updates out of the way, more things have been fixed on both heads, these would be:

*Fixed – An oversight with listeners in both HUDs not canceling when the ignore button is pressed on the UUID box, grabbing and applying later pasted UUIDs to the wrong parts of the head.
*Fixed – Bug with the script in the LL necks on both heads causing skins to apply wrong.
*Added – A secondary head shape, more about this one further down this post.
*Change – Version numbers have been changed for everything to 1.3 to avoid confusion.

– New things from ABC –

New type of pierced puffy addon nipples for the ABC bouncy boobs, these come as a free update to the ABC bouncy boobs.

ABC is tired of having to manually give people links to her dummies but too lazy to make a blog or a website of her own so she asked me to post these on mine, so here they are.

Boobs dummy: https://www.mediafire.com/?9ch9642t98d7jfw
Flat dummy: https://www.mediafire.com/?elv1zna302cn5r7
Male dummy: http://www.mediafire.com/download/i2ennmc69xozyn8/ABCmaledummy.zip

– New shape for the M4 Anime head –

So it seems that despite my best efforts to explain to people that since a rigged mesh head cannot be resized and moved around like the the old heads, you cannot make it fit every hair in existence, and because of that the head looks really weird with half of the hair you try it with, mainly because the face looks too big compared to the hair, making it look like either the eyes are too big or something else is off , and they just need to pick the right hair(Ayashi and Taketomi works well).

The right hair makes all the difference as you can see in this compilation of people doing it right.
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But still not being able to use half of the hair on SL without looking really goofy is kind of a bummer so i was working on an alternative shape for those situations.

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Left is the old shape, right is the new shape.

What i did here is mostly just scale the face portion of the head bellow the forehead, I also fixed the super pointy chin cuz it was bugging me a lot, i also moved the mouth and nose upwards a little to compensate for the smaller chin as well as rotated and moved the portion of the face bellow the nose forward a little to make it look less weird from top angles as well as remove the impression that its always smiling.

Now if this wont make make the head basic bitch proof, nothing will.

– Minor M4 updates –

M4 Anime head update version 1.2b
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*Fixed – A potential memory leak.

 

M4 Chibi head update version 1.2b
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*Fixed – An oversight in the animation system causing the animations to be spam played every few seconds.
*Fixed – A potential memory leak.

– M4 Chibi head and updates for the M4 Anime head –

And its done! The M2 Chibi head was one of my personal favorites and something i always wanted to redo in mesh all the way back when i was redoing the venus head in mesh for the M3 system.

– Things to know –

The M4 Chibi head is functionally identical to M4 Anime head, that means it has the same broken appearance editor sliders and all the shit some of you hated about the M4, if that is an issue to you, please do not buy this head.

This head works with the same skins that are made for the M4 Anime head. As with M4 Anime, M3 eyes, lashes, and blush textures will work too (for older appliers, use the M3 Retro loader that comes with the M3 head)

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– Known problems –

Problem with joint offsets on some of the non standard tiny avatars, on some kid avatar bodies the neck will get extended due to a conflict with joint positions, i have no idea why only some though, or how to fix this, so i made a work around for it using animation joint offsets, you can find a version of the head that uses this work around in the bonus item box, the M4 Anime head should have this bug as well and i will make this workaround on the next update.

There is a problem with the game itself that makes the eyelashes clip through a little through the eye socket if you are very high up in the sky, like 3000-4000 meter high, its weird but that can be fixed by adjusting the eye opening or eye size setting by -1 or -2  (already done in the default shape that comes with it) also this same bug applies to the M4 Anime.

 

– M4 Anime head update version 1.2 –

M4 Head
*FIxed – Script error caused from repeatedly clicking an AO option from the hud.

M4 Neck [Avatar 2] [Kemono] [LL/Normie]
*Nothing – Changed version to 1.2 to make things less confusing

M4 Hud
*Fixed – Reset textures now fixes blush texture
*Fixed – The changed 1.1 HUD graphics somehow didn’t get implemented into the 1.1 release, this update fixes it.
*Changed – Script optimizations, turning the menu pages is now a lot faster.