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The Ins and Outs of Adult Furniture in Second Life

by Prisqua Newall
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Navigating the World of High-End Add-Ons and Exorbitant Prices for SL Adult Furniture

When I first entered the Adult world of Second Life, I was unaware of the multitude of factors involved. I assumed it was simply a matter of choosing between PG and Adult furniture and men needing to don their pixel swords of pleasure.

The lower cost of PG furniture was appealing to me, so I settled for that. However, I soon discovered that there is much more to adult furniture than just appearance and prims.

Quality and quantity of adult animations are important considerations, as well as compatibility with the most popular genitals in Second Life, such as The Physics, Aeros, and V Bento by Session Skins. INM and Lovense add-ons are also highly sought after in adult furniture.

(As of April 7, 2022, Aeros is no longer available for purchase, which means that support for it has ceased and no further updates will be provided.)

Price is also a major factor to consider, as some adult furniture can be quite expensive. It’s worth questioning whether these exorbitant prices are justified when there are cheaper options that are compatible with all the necessary add-ons.

Second Life’s thriving adult community

In Second Life, residents can create a wide variety of adult-themed environments and experiences, ranging from romantic dating venues to explicit sex clubs and BDSM dungeons. These virtual experiences can be quite immersive, with realistic animations and sound effects that allow SL residents to engage in various sexual activities.

One reason for the popularity of Second Life’s adult community is the anonymity it provides. Residents can explore their sexual interests and preferences without the fear of judgment or social stigma.

The BDSM community is also very active. Residents can explore their kinks and fetishes in a safe and consensual environment. BDSM-themed sims provide a space for users to engage in bondage, domination, submission, and other related activities.

Second Life’s popularity can be attributed to its unique level of interactivity, setting it apart from traditional online communication platforms like chat rooms or forums. While this distinctiveness has both its upsides and downsides, it undeniably adds to the allure of the virtual world.

Overview of the adult furniture market

The adult community within Second Life has a discerning taste for high-quality adult content, encompassing realistic sexual animations and compatibility with genital parts.

As the community has grown over the years, the quality of these features has continued to improve and exceed expectations. This has allowed for more realistic and immersive experiences within the virtual world, allowing SL residents to explore and express their sexuality in ways that may not be possible in the physical world.

Advanced animation systems and detailed genital parts have enhanced Second Life’s adult experience, offering residents unprecedented realism and satisfaction.

Second Life Adult Furniture Prices

As a consumer, one would expect brands to evolve with the times. However, it seems that some of the most popular brands in Second Life have not adapted to the changing landscape.

Despite the availability of high-quality animations and advanced genital parts, some creators have continued to charge exorbitant prices for products that are not compatible with the most popular genitals: The Physics and the V Bento.

It is puzzling why these creators have not adapted to the needs of the new generation of Second Life residents. After all, a top-notch virtual “pleasure appendage” is almost a prerequisite for anyone looking to engage in virtual sex.

Of course, it is possible that a vast majority of Second Life resdients have not evolved along with the technology. However, as someone who has been a part of the Second Life community for a long time, I have observed conversations in-world and on social media that suggest otherwise. Despite this, I am open to hearing other perspectives and opinions on the matter.

The Ins and Outs of Adult Furniture in Second Life

The Highs and Lows of Prices of adult furniture in Second Life

In Second Life there are no pricing policies so creators can price whatever they feel like. Pricing is left to the discretion of individual creators.

One of the popular brands in the adult furniture category is Dutchie, which has gained a reputation for its sex animations. Prices for Dutchie Adult furniture start around 3000L.

In April 2021 Dutchie announced an update to add support for automatic tilting for The Physics since 45 of her existing products supported the Aeros. As an added bonus, Dutchie generously provides a script to facilitate self-updating of the furniture.

However, I can’t help but wonder: if the support extends to The Physics, why not embrace the full spectrum and include the V and at least the INM addons?

On the other hand, Debauchery, another popular brand, offers adult furniture that is compatible with all genitals and add-ons at a similar price point.

One product that stands out is the KamaSutra Bento Sex HUD & Rug, 2000 Realistic Animations by Akaesha Sex Bed Engine with 1766 reviews and a rating of 4 and a half stars. However, it is priced at 2999L and is only compatible with the Physics. Despite this, it has remained popular since its first reviews in 2008 and is regularly updated.

Darkfold Legends, another prominent name in the realm of adult content, offers a diverse range of products that vary significantly in terms of pricing and compatibility with genitals and add-ons. While their offerings boast remarkable sexual animations, it’s unfortunate that the support for The Physics is inconsistent across their product line.

Then there are mid-range brands like Mysa that stand out for their excellent sexual animations, complete compatibility with all genitals and add-ons, and incredibly affordable pricing.

Lastly, there are all the other brands that offer adult versions of their furniture, but they only have basic sexual animations and no support for genitals or add-ons. The prices for these items vary, and they are not necessarily less expensive.

Decoding the Price-Quality Paradox: Unraveling the Truth Behind Adult Furniture Pricing

In Second Life, prices do not always correspond to quality. Some brands offer high-quality animations and compatibility with popular genitals and add-ons, but their prices can be exorbitant. On the other hand, some mid-range brands offer excellent animations and compatibility with all genitals and add-ons at a more affordable price.

While high prices may indicate a certain level of quality, this is not always the case. Similarly, low prices may not always mean bad animations, as some mid-range brands may offer animations that are just as nice as the expensive ones. Furthermore, each brand has a different style. Lastly, let’s not forget that some of us also have to pay attention to the amount of prims in furniture.

In the end, it all boils down to personal preferences and what one is looking for in adult furniture and sexual animations and perhaps even matching the aesthetic of your home. For me, it’s not just about the quality of the animations or the affordability; if it doesn’t visually appeal to me, it won’t find a place in our home. While prices can be a factor, they should not be the sole determining factor in choosing adult furniture.

Essential Add-Ons for Enhancing Adult Furniture Experience in Second Life

The three most popular adult genitalia in Second Life fare The Physics, the Aeros, and the V Bento. Having furniture that is compatible with these options is essential for an optimal immersive experience, as it allows automatic tilting of the male genitalia to the optimal position for the animation being played. The V Bento also has automatic animations when the furniture has compatibility for it.

Without this compatibility, residents must manually adjust their “love appendage”, which may disrupt the flow of the scene.

While most furniture supports the Aeros, it is no longer being updated, so The Physics is now the main option for the guys. The V bento has become the most popular option for those seeking a realistic female genital option.

INM: Taking Control to a Whole New Level

The INM (It’s NOT Mine!) system is a popular and advanced cum accessory in Second Life. It is designed as a single mesh attachment that covers various parts of the body, such as the face, neck, chest, stomach, crotch, back, and butt. Depending on the version, it may also include arms, legs, hands, and feet.

The unique aspect of the INM system is that it allows others to control where the cum (visible as a mess) goes on your body. When someone with a compatible genital product orgasms near you, they are presented with a menu to select the area on your body where the cum should be displayed. You cannot remove the system or make the cum disappear without taking appropriate actions like showering, using Second Life system water, or finding a towel to clean it off.

Having a clean option in adult furniture may seem like a small feature, but it can make a big difference in your experience. Brands like Lalou, renowned in the adult scene, provide this feature, making their furniture all the more appealing. Another example is the pool float from Darkfold Legend, where the cleaning process becomes an enjoyable moment.

Details like these show the creators’ attention to practicality and aesthetics, and we are more likely to appreciate and buy from them, regardless of the price.

Initially skeptical, I decided to give the INM system a try. Surprisingly, it has become a cherished addition to my virtual encounters, offering a unique way to connect intimately with my partner and adding a new level of immersion to our experiences. However, it’s important to note that using add-ons like INM is not mandatory. Each individual has the freedom to choose their level of engagement in the virtual realm.

Lovense: Revolutionizing Intimacy in Second Life

Lovense, a renowned remote-controlled sex toy system, has gained immense popularity in the Second Life community, due to its seamless integration with adult furniture.

Imagine this scenario: you and your partner are relaxing on the bed, indulging in intimate cuddles, and when you transition to adult animations, the magic happens. The Lovense toy effortlessly syncs up, and as the passion ignites, it automatically starts vibrating, adding a whole new level of excitement to your virtual encounters. Mysa and Debauchery are the brands that come to mind for the Lovense add-on integration.

Facial Animations: Bringing Realism and Expression to Adult Furniture

Facial animations are an appealing addition that can be triggered by furniture, originating from both the Physics Cock and the V Bento (I’ll try to confirm the specifics with a creator for a clearer understanding). It’s intriguing how some furniture incorporates facial animations while others don’t, leaving me curious about the mechanics behind it. Although not encountered often, these facial animations undeniably elevate the overall experience, infusing it with a touch of realism and deeper engagement.

In Second Life, I find that facial animations still have room for improvement. Numerous HUDs are available for a variety of head brands, and I like the Vista one best for my Catwa HD Pro head (different heads support at the mainstore). While the facial animations in adult furniture may not be flawless, I appreciate seeing my partner’s face come to life during our virtual intimate moments.

It’s important to note that the price of a furniture item doesn’t necessarily dictate its quality or compatibility with these features, so it’s essential to demo and find the best option for one’s preferences.

Unveiling the Mysteries: Exploring the Realm of Adult Furniture Compatibility and Consumer Curiosity

As someone who is not a creator, I lack knowledge about how everything works. Additionally, as a consumer, the more we understand about the process, the better we can accept its limitations. This information can also potentially affect our purchasing decisions.

I would like to ask creators why they do not add compatibility for genitalia attachments and add-ons as a standard in adult furniture, even when using generic adult animations? Furthermore, I am curious about the difficulty involved in implementing such compatibility, and is it the reason it is not widely integrated?

In our home, we have a mix of PG and adult furniture. Since we don’t host orgies, I don’t see the point of having five adult lounging chairs when we have friends over to hang out by the pool, for example. In that case, I like to buy furniture from Chez Moi amongst other brands, specifically their PG furniture. Their products look great, come in various styles, and feature top-notch single and cuddle animations. Essentially, I don’t see the point in spending extra Linden dollars to buy generic adult animations.

A potential question for consumers could be whether they prioritise adult furniture that is compatible with all genitalia and add-ons or if they prefer basic adult furniture that is widely available. It is possible that some Second Life residents choose not to upgrade to the latest genitalia and add-ons, similar to classic avatars who will not update to Mesh andBento. It would be helpful to understand what alternatives men use if they do not own The Physics or Aeros. Could someone enlighten me about this?

The Ins and Outs of Adult Furniture in Second Life

Unleashing Your Thoughts: Share Your Insights on Adult Furniture Preferences and Brands

This blog post was written out of curiosity about how creators make decisions regarding adult furniture. I understand that some creators are dedicated to adult furniture, and therefore, you may see these vendors with much higher prices because their are using custom made animations. Then, there is the middle range, followed by the baseline, which can still be seen as expensive at times, when compared to what higher-end adult furniture features can provide.

When it comes to buying furniture, are add-ons a deal-breaker for you? Which brands are your favorites, and why? Or are you content with just the standard adult furniture? Please leave your thoughts in the comments below.

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2 comments

chesse vyceratops August 7, 2023 - 4:02 am

A lot of avatars use the ZAF “male” genitals because the P/Aeros don’t have meshes for furry avatars. The Sensations genitals (both types) have a lot of customization and nice huds to use.

I don’t use the P or V so support for that matters less for me, i mostly care about the furniture having a reasonable amount of animations and having low enough land impact that i can put it in a temporary skybox since I don’t care enough about second life to pay for premium.

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Anonymous August 17, 2023 - 4:17 pm

you can still buy Aeros on the MP. its just not updated.

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