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Vint Falken's Free Valentine Eyes: Heart, Flowers

Note that almost all the links above are broken (except for those on Flickr)

PBR Textures

I have compiled a set of 512x512 textures by Brian from here, intended for use with OpenSimulator.

The textures are in J2K format and can be used as standard textures, PBR textures, terrain textures, and terrain PBR textures.

Through various combinations, these textures can be used to create many thousands of materials.

(Recommended is the Firestorm Viewer 7.1.9+).

OpenSim Exchange

Free OpenSim content: You can find free mesh, trees, avatar stuff, buidings and full regions



Full Sims

Opensim Archives - OAR Files

What Are OAR Files?

OAR stands for OpenSimulator ARchive. With them, you can make a full backup of your region(s), and restore them. Of course, you can also share them, so that other people can enjoy your work on their own servers and/or grid. For more information on how to use OAR files, please read OpenSim Archives.

OpenVCE 3D Assets OAR

The virtual worlds assets described at provided by Clever Zebra and the team at AIAI in the University of Edinburgh are available as an OAR (Opensim Archive) file at (note that you will be redirected, since the AIAI has moved this page)

Get the file "opensim-openvce.oar" from there (right click on the file in the above directory in your browser, and select download is the easiest way to obtain the materials).

A "full" set of the buildings with a large 400 seat amphitheatre intended to be placed on the corner of 4 sims is also available via "opensim-openvce-full.oar".

Images of the buildings in place in Opensim are at: Image 1, Image 2

KatiJack Studio OpenSimulator Archive Files

A free collection of original OAR files of empty terraformed islands ready to build on:

Skin Examples (Head)

Note that the skins above are just 240x240px in size (it was the largest size uploaded to this wiki) and will not look great on an avatar; you'll need at least 512x512, preferably 1024x1024 skins.

The links to the original Photoshop files that generated these skins was unfortunately lost...

Meshed Bento Avatars: Ruth2 (female) and Roth2 (male)

This is an ongoing effort of designing a female and a male avatar mesh, respecting the new Bento guidelines (introduced circa 2016) while still remaining faithful to the original avatar UV map designed by Linden Lab back in 2002 or so. You can get access to all the required elements to build your own system (including a HUD!) at

This is a rather extensive project and includes everything — from Blender and DAE files, rigging weights, and the diverse components required to 'assemble' a full avatar mesh from scratch — which is not for the faint of heart. The project went already through different iterations and has some 'official splits' (where independent creators added their own tweaks, some of which are ported back to the 'main' Ruth/Roth mesh system. You can also get meshed clothes, hair and other rigged avatar components from the same project.

Fortunately, some kind soul has already packed these into convenient IAR files, ready to be uploaded to OpenSimulator:

Note, however, despite the claims to the contrary, these files do not contain the latest-of-the-latest release meshes; at the time of writing, these IAR files were assembled in 2020.

Also note that, while these meshes (and all the content in the Ruth2/Roth2 project) are free to use in perpetuity, they are also released under the GNU Affero General Public License version 3 (aka AGPL-3.0-or-later) license. This means that you're quite welcome to use the meshes, tweak them as you wish, even sell them, and so forth, so long as you publicly publish all the modifications you've made — in other words, a very strong copyleft license. You can read a bit more about AGPL on the Free Software Foundation's website to understand why this license exists, and how it is used in practice.

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