I’ve been a long time gamer; I always feel the need to yell out “MEDIC!!!!” really loudly when I get sick or ill. This happened this past week, quite often and the medic came in small little pills called Zircam, Tylenol Cold and Sinus and different variations of tea (with or without Honey). For the past week I’ve either been laid in bed or handling deadlines for work, or a multitude of other projects, and have seen a flurry of excite activity, announcements, projects and interesting news concerning Second Life. Virtual Worlds 2007 Fall happened, OnRez (i.e. The Electric Sheep Company) is releasing their own version of the Second Life client and partners with CSI to solve a mystery; HiPiHi, SceneCaster and Omnicom get involved with Millions of Us; Burning Life is remembered (by video); and IBM talks standardization with Second Life and Kaneva jumps in (Note: yes most of the links are from the Virtual Worlds News site â€“ seemed appropriate as most of these things were announced at the Virtual Worlds Fall Conference.) It looks as if things are going to get very interesting in the virtual world sector of things. There’s a lot of activity, big and small names involved, oh yeah and much needed platform improvements coming down the pipeline.