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Thanks for 5 great years

I'm very proud of our members and moderators.  There have been many great machinima posted on this site from creators that cut their virtual teeth, reading our informative blogs and forums.

Thank you once again for making this site so successful.

My regards to all and I hope to see more good things this next 5 years.

Yours truly.


Added by Lowe Runo on November 21, 2013 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Some minor changes

You might notice a few changes to the site.   One is to affirm our commitment to promoting original content, and another is to expand our machinima beyond the Second Life platform.   We still highly support Second Life as an important machinima community, especially with regards to original content.  You can use the main forum area to post your links to machinima not permitted to be uploaded into our site because of content restrictions.  We welcome seeing your productions, and we will…


Added by Lowe Runo on October 21, 2012 at 3:41pm — No Comments

MAG begins accepting limited sponsorship and advertisers to offset costs (also welcome the newest Runo)

Hello all!

If you haven't already noticed, we are now accepting limited advertising and sponsership to offset some of the new NING subscription charges.

You have my word that most of our page real estate will still deal with machinima and the features we have all come to love such as the forums, blogs and media.

I will limit large banners to only 4 total and there will be some opportunities for right side column mini-banners as well.

Thanks for your patience… Continue

Added by Lowe Runo on August 17, 2010 at 12:00pm — 6 Comments

Congratulations to our new site moderator, celestial elf!

Hello all.

I just wanted to announce that I have chosen celestial elf to be one of our site moderators. He brings enthusiasm, creativity and a technical eye to our panel.…


Added by Lowe Runo on May 14, 2010 at 1:34pm — 9 Comments

Changes in the NING platform and the Machinima Artists Guild

Some members have written to me, concerned with the upcoming changes in the Ning platform and what it will mean to our website.

Be rest assured the MAG website will remain intact and we will migrate along with our sister site the "Professional Machinima Artist Guild" onto the new service structure offered by Ning, our web host. This offers the "best" solution so that we do not suffer content loss or other hassles.

In the event that the Ning platform no longer offers hosting… Continue

Added by Lowe Runo on May 4, 2010 at 1:12pm — 2 Comments

NEWSFLASH.... The Professional Machinima Artists Guild OPEN to ALL PLATFORMS!

Just a bit of news. The administrators of The Professional Machinima Artists Guild have decided since the scope of that site is professional quality machinima, the site will embrace ANY machinima made on ANY platform.

So persons that have been experimenting with MAYA, 3DMAX, POSER, MOVESTORM, GARYS MOD and others can now show their professional features.

Happy Machinima Making!

Added by Lowe Runo on March 7, 2010 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Short time only GREAT Furnature PROP sale

all furnishings are one Linden and transferrable!

Added by Lowe Runo on February 4, 2010 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment


Our page on AVATARS UNITED. Come take a look and Join Up!

Added by Lowe Runo on January 31, 2010 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

The proMAG site welcomes its first celebrity blogger!

The Professional Machinima Artists Guild website has a new blogger and a hot property at that.

Sonicity Fitzroy has agreed to take time from her busy schedule as a staff writer for BOSL and give insight into the world of machinima…


Added by Lowe Runo on January 30, 2010 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Press Release: The PRO M.A.G. Site gets a Pro Media Review Panel!

Press release, January 24, 2010, for IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Pro Machinima Artists Guild, founded by Lowe Runo, made its debut quietly January 18th, and an open invitation was extended to machinima enthusiasts of Second Life.

On January 24, 2010, The Pro M.A.G. site announced its review board members, Douglas Story, Jon and Kim Pluskota, and Sonicity Fitzroy. At this point, future content submission will…


Added by Lowe Runo on January 24, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments


In response to the many requests I received last year I am proud to announce the inauguration of the Professional Machinima Artists Guild Website.

This site will showcase machinima considered the “Cream of the Crop” by artists who have spent many hours perfecting their craft.

Membership is open to all but the…


Added by Lowe Runo on January 17, 2010 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Non-machinima related posts and emails = Instant Suspension from site

It has come to my attention that members are receiving spam emails. There also were some some blog posts advertising outside services.

This site is dedicated ONLY to machinima related content, ANY OTHER CONTENT without a moderators express permission will result in the suspension of the offending members account.

Thanks. Lowe.

Added by Lowe Runo on January 7, 2010 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

New Groups worth taking a look at!

Greetings MAG members.

It has been awhile since I have written to you. I would like to welcome the many new members and also give my heartfelt thanks to the old timers for sticking around.

We are seeing many exciting changes in our development.

In particular, I am pleased with the potential of the 'Guild Sponsored Charities" group and can't wait to see what good we can do for others as this group progresses.

Another new group I hope will become active… Continue

Added by Lowe Runo on November 24, 2009 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

NEW MACHINIMA BOOK... Lowe Runo may come knocking at your door!

In the upcoming weeks I will be approaching certain members of the Machinima Artists Guild regarding participation in creating a new book on the “Art and Practice of Machinima”.

The book is being authored by guild member Sonicity Fitzroy, who in real life is a former chairperson and associate professor at a notable midwestern university with a top ranked media program. She has successfully published three books, along with numerous international and national publications, and I see… Continue

Added by Lowe Runo on September 18, 2009 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Attention Guild Members. Please notify a moderator if you are approached by scammers.

It was brought to my attention that we had new member who was approaching other members asking for friendship and then trying to encourage them to another web site regarding a money making scheme.

These types of transactions are prohibited on this website (see site rules). We are only dedicated to all things regarding the making of machinima. Commercial pursuits outside of this theme are ABSOLUTELY FORBIDDEN and will result in INSTANT BANNING from the Guild. I have already sanctioned… Continue

Added by Lowe Runo on August 13, 2009 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

"Mrs. Bones" interviewed in Uncover Magazine! (

>"Mrs. Bones" the loveable yet deadly charactor developed by our own Ole Etzel, ( was featured in the online publication Uncover Magazine.

Please read up on her adventure and congratulate Ole for a job well… Continue

Added by Lowe Runo on July 3, 2009 at 2:41pm — 1 Comment

spyVspy is interviewed by Teagah Beck for Banco Cultural (put on your portuguese translator)

See article here:

Added by Lowe Runo on June 26, 2009 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Lowe Runo is interviewed by Member Sonicity Fitzroy for New Book!

Here I am under the gun with member Sonicity Fitzroy who is an Associate Professor at a major University in Illinois, USA. (Can't mention her name or institution because I don't give out members personal details). The book explains the use of Media in Virtual Worlds and I'm sure Soni herself will add more details as her publishing date approaches. I appreciate this opportunity to shed light on the Guilds role in the metaverse and hope we see more… Continue

Added by Lowe Runo on June 24, 2009 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

I relented and made a GUILD group on youTube.

Ok… Here it is… Your wish is my command. We now have a GROUP on youTube. I relented even though they have pissed me off in the past… LOL

It is moderated so your stuff may not appear immediately, and I’m starting to spread myself pretty thin these days.


Show only your BEST work of which you are most PROUD.

Remember they are infamous for removing copyrighted materials, even when the user clearly has used the material under… Continue

Added by Lowe Runo on May 21, 2009 at 4:06pm — 3 Comments

Yes Kiddies we have a group on facebook!

As part of our expanding universe I thought it best to get with the times and open a group on facebook. Which means I had to open a profile myself. If you have a facebook account you can come laugh at some of my real life pictures.

My advice is to…


Added by Lowe Runo on May 18, 2009 at 10:39pm — 2 Comments


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