If your real life has been bumming you out recently, you might be one of the millions of people who struts around Second Life to escape reality. And here’s some good news for people who don’t want to download the massive software needed to play. A UK teen has coded a web browser friendly version of the popular virtual world using an Ajax interface.
Since the web-based app is still very beta-ish, there are still kinks being worked out. Supposedly, AjaxLife isn’t as laggy as the actual Second Life software, but we’re having a tough time even getting into the site. Good luck with that. — Andrew Dobrow
The SL client isn’t exactly MASSIVE. In all honesty it’s probably the smallest MMO client to date.