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New website for a new year!

Tada! Surprise! Shock, oooo and Awww!

Update your bookmarks and favorites! We have a new website and just like the Firestorm Viewer it has customizable skins too! Just to your right is a “customize it” section where you can change the colors to suit you best.

Also important to note we are no longer using blogger, instead we’ll be using wordpress here from now on. So please be aware that is no longer active. You can subscribe to our new blog RSS, Twitter, Plurk and YouTube channels to the right.

I’ve also just created a flickr group and am in the process of setting that up so you folks can post photos you’ve taken from within the Firestorm or Phoenix viewers! Link to that is also on the right but I’ll drop it here as well.

We hope you like the new look and new flickr group and we’ll have another blog post with more news soon!


Jessica Lyon
Project Manager
The Phoenix Firestorm Project, Inc


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  • First!

    This move is a good move.

    Raymond Martinek

    January 4, 2013

  • Nice look!


    January 4, 2013

  • Love it! Wonderful transition and rebranding!

    Gweneth Lange

    January 4, 2013

  • My chrome google reader plugin for RSS picked up the feed right away. I may wait a month to remove the old entry. I no longer need to sign in with my google account to comment. WordPress has always been more direct.

    Wolfee Darkfang

    January 4, 2013

  • Fingers crossed for both you people, who have given us a wonderful viewer for free, and Linden Lab, who gave us SL (and Lag andBakefail and V2.0 and..ohshutup Ayesha). Go Firebirds!

    Ayesha Askham

    January 5, 2013

  • Noooo don’t shut up… keep talking. They deserve the kudos!!


    January 7, 2013

  • Kudos on the new look, and thanks for the invite to the Flickr group – have posted there already :).

    Looking forward to seeing how FS progresses through 2013!

    Inara Pey

    January 5, 2013

  • I like the new website.

    Jenova Spires

    January 5, 2013

  • Frohes Neues Jahr!

    Nun ja, herzlichen Glückwunsch zur neuen Website, am Design könnte man noch etwas schrauben, aber sonst schaut es nett aus und nicht zu ungewohnt, man findet sich noch zurecht … Also bleibt mir nur noch meine besten Wünsche für das neue Jahr und diese neue Website darzureichen. Was hiermit geschehe.

    H.I.H. Findbhair Koljevna


    January 5, 2013

  • Much clearer website and far easier to navigate. Hope you update the URLs on the logon page in the viewer soon so we can come direct to here. Well done all 🙂

    Tahuti Mortmagus

    January 6, 2013

  • A RSS feed for all the comment threads (like on the former blog) would be highly appreciated here, too. TIA!

    Raymond Martinek

    January 7, 2013

  • I’m going to have to admit that I was very leery about this new viewer.. I am incredibly happy with it now after less than a week. Thank you all for all of the hard work you did, the volunteer hours you put in to make my second life experience just amazing!


    January 7, 2013

  • Can you include a theme with white text on black background please? The white on grey is extremely hard to read for some people. Thanks!

    No Way

    January 7, 2013

  • Had to be done. Nice crisp looking page for the viewer of the future! Keep up the good work!


    January 8, 2013

  • Love it all… except…

    Where are the release notes?


    January 9, 2013

  • Love the new blog. I’ve been using FS for some time now and like how “customizable” it is. And I was one of those die-hard Phoenix users.


    January 9, 2013

  • Thanks for all developer, is a very very beautiful surprise this blog.
    I think I speak on behalf of the whole community of Second Life when I say thank you for all of your efforts to improve the stability and comfort of your viewer, which is then infuse our viewer ^ ^

    Shared Alex

    January 9, 2013

  • I think I speak on behalf of the whole community of Second Life when I say thank you for all of your efforts to improve the stability and comfort of your viewer, which is then infuse our viewer ^ ^

    Shared Alex

    January 9, 2013

  • The website’s name is certainly a given. I haven’t been on SL since October 2011 due to personal objectives, including catching up on RL and integrating a few things I learned on SL before coming back. I will probably return in less than a year if all my projects come to term.

    In hopes to see Firestorm grow ever stronger and better than the SL regular viewer so that LL has a reason to try and make theirs better,


    Alisa Draconia

    January 10, 2013

  • Great looks and even better viewer!
    Let’s hope for further improvements! Thanks, team!!

    Chavi Skomoroklov

    January 11, 2013

  • How long does it take for photos to upload to your flickr group? I just uploaded a few.

    Melian Catronis

    January 15, 2013

  • Awesome work guys! Loving the new site (and I’m a long term user of the viewer). Happy New Year from Raawr Avatars. ^.^

    Flower Leleu

    January 15, 2013

  • You’ve done the right thing by moving all focus to the Firestorm viewer. I never thought I’d say this but Firestorm truly is the best SL viewer currently available and is definitely the way forward. Thank you, Thank You, THANK YOU for using your personal free time to create a better virtual world for all of us. Keep up the good work!

    David Venter

    January 20, 2013

  • I really love this new site and I am will be with Firestorm ever step of the way, No matter what. ^^

    Sonic the Hedgehog

    January 23, 2013

  • The new site looks beautiful. However, I will not use the Firestorm!


    January 27, 2013

  • Hello, I am Brazilian. I use your program for years, but now I switched to windows 8 and Firestorm keeps crashing! I wonder if there is already a version for windows 8 or if you released?! I await the answer, thanks


    January 28, 2013

  • okay answer me this how can i make firestorm run on my computer…i can run the official viewer but i love the v1 look and v3 features of firestorm…so i either tell me how to run it or fix a version to where some people that way people can run it i love yalls work and really really want to keep staying with yall please please help me 8′(

    JustinHeartShine Resident

    January 28, 2013

  • I wonder why, opening Emerald viewer, i arrive here…


    January 29, 2013

  • WP is heaps better than blogger, so a big thumbs up for make a smart move. The only negative point in the bright red anchor link color. Albeit I’m one of the mature residents but given the age group of SL and that most use Firestorm maybe a change of anchor link color woulds not only help older eyes but young ones too.

    Trezz Vyper

    February 2, 2013

  • my viewer is messed up i can c the everything but the clothing n the hair r shoes they r all pink to me plz help me i can c good on phoenix viewer but i cant tp but to my home is all….THANKs


    February 5, 2013