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Old 02-03-2010, 01:23 AM   #1
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Genuinely Free Animations?
Beginning furniture makers or experimenters often don't have the money and / or confidence yet to invest in buying licenced animations.

We all know from this weekend the débacle that can ensue when what appear to be "bargain-priced" licenced animations fall into their hands.

I'm trying to make a list of animations that float around in freebie circles (such as Yadni's) that they generally can count on to be legitimately free, unpirated animations for them to use without being bitten in the arse one day for having done so.

Here's my list so far, and my thoughts. Any contributions / corrections / etc appreciated.

Genuine freebies
Butcher Cassidy (confirmed in conversation)
Chip Midnight (confirmed in conversation)
Damien Fate (confirmed in conversation)
Emma Thorn (confirmed in conversation with CL 3 August 2008)
Fleabite Beach (confirmed in conversation with CL 5 June 2008)
linkin Slate (confirmed in conversation)
Ulrika Zugzwang (from her profile)
YadNi Monde (confirmed in conversation)
Yuriko Nishi (confirmed in conversation with CL 5 June 2008)

Animators whose stuff always requires a licence
Animator Ragu
Beau Perkins
Bella Beleza
Ben Stravinsky
Cita Boa
Craig Altman
Damen Gorilla
Dylan Rickenbacker
fana dechou
Furr Burt
Johan Durant
loufa Shilova
Medhue Simoni
Michael Somerset
mikeD Streeter
Natalie Oe (confirmed in conversation with CL 13 Aug 2008)
Nya Raymaker / Jolly Lovenkraft (confirmed in conversation with CL 13 Aug 2008)
Nytemyst Grace
Owain Raymaker (confirmed in conversation with CL 13 Aug 2008)
Parsalin Gullwing
Sandy Clymer
Sin Toshi
Siryn Rosse (confirmed here in this thread 13 Aug 2008)
store Allen
suzi sohmers
Tara Bournemouth
trebbort subagja
Varon Kappler
Zoe Biggles

Animators who never licence their stuff [1]
Abramelin Wolfe
Cheree Bury (confirmed in forum)
Darkness Anubis
Desiree Bisiani (and Cheewha Palen)
Flip Fitzsimmons
Hol ALexander
jamie Cheeky
Jennifer Brennon
Lizz Silverstar
niknak Bugaboo
Paul Llewelyn
Paul Lobo
Phil Deakins
Ravanne Sullivan
Renee Irwin
Riann Maltese

Animators who produce both licenced and freebie stuff [2]
Darien Caldwell (confirmed in conversation)
Deira Llanfair (confirmed in forum)
Ferran Brodsky (confirmed in conversation)
Indika Herbst (confirmed in conversation)
Lear Cale (confirmed in conversation)
LordJason Kiesler (confirmed in conversation)
Starlight Kiesler (confirmed in conversation)

Animators who released some freebies in the past but now never licence their stuff [3]
Neo Virgo (confirmed in conversation with CL 5 July 2008)
Owain Raymaker (confirmed in conversation with CL 13 Aug 2008)
Shukran Fahid (confirmed in conversation with CL 24 Aug 2008. Please do not contact him about these freebies as he is no longer in possession of them; you must obtain them from somewhere else. And, they are not supported.)

Creator no longer exists [4]
Cid Jacob
Eva Capalini

Status Uncertain (IM'ed / emailed a minimum of 3 times, but no response. Attempts to contact them have been abandoned.)
Cristiano Midnight
Dyonis Blanc
Gwinivere Grayson
Kiari LeFay
Kris Gullwing
Launa Fauna
Michael Firefly
Princess Medici
Remo Yossarian
stephenpaul Bliss (reportedly no longer active in SL; status of his animations uncertain.)
Vicious Volos


Sine Wave (various creators). Released the following genuine freebies: Lime Jelly, Hipster, We love you girl, and We love you boy. There is a full-perm version of Caramel circulating, but its release was accidental.
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[1] if you see these animations being used by anyone but them, they are likely pirated.

[2] You need to check with these animators when free stuff created by them comes into your hands.

[3] These people released some stuff as freebies in the distant past, but now only produce animations for their own use, and never licence any of these current ones out.

[4] An effort was made at clarification but no real determination of status was possible owing to the accounts having been deleted from SL. Use at your own risk.

Last edited by Chaz Longstaff : 01-01-2010 at 11:24 PM. Reason: added names to lists: Michael Somerset

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Note: This was "borrowed" from the soon-to-be extinct official forumses.
All credit for compiling this belongs to Chaz Longstaff
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