Tag Archives: Second Life

Second Life had a less virtual life cycle

NEUFREISTADT, COLORADO– While Odile and Balder succumbed to the seemingly infinite potential of virtual surreality, younger tech-weaned eyes were never fooled, Second Life was a game. Hello? Just. A. Game. Yes, we could recognize the learning curve and ever-fading novelty, … Continue reading

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Putting my best Facebook forward

For real in virtual reality.   I’ve constructed an image of myself on Facebook. I did MySpace too, just in case my cyber hologram lacked a dimension. What dimension, a fourth? Before that my virtual world representative was an avatar … Continue reading

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Eavesdropping on a tree in the forest

NEUFREISTADT, SL- Wandering a little in Neufreistad last night I came upon a chain hanging from a clock tower. Pulling it would ring a bell far above. It was night in Second Life, the moon and I were alone in … Continue reading

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Second Life reflection, light and shadow

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The virtual attraction of Balder and Odile

    The Second Life ballad of Balder Laasonen and Odile Glineux.     (Warning: some adult content)   Skybox dance Georgiana First Land in Bevery Hills, Anshe Dreamland Fire Friends Adult Knysna Eyeglasses Odile rides over beach house Back … Continue reading

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Build it [in SL] and they will come

There’s an interesting trait of human nature I see playing out on the ever opening expanses of the Internet. It’s evident in dramatic relief too in Second Life. I suppose it’s the combination of man’s entrepreneurial spirit and the Protestant … Continue reading

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Twin Towers given Second Life

No one has yet crashed a virtual plane into the virtual towers built to commemorate September 11, 2001. Indeed there are wreaths and plaques toward which to show reverence. But you can jump from the roof for another form of commemoration. Ah Second Life. Continue reading

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Torture en mass

Amnesty International says that the US government has been actually worsening conditions for POWs and other prisoners (many can’t even be called POWs, since they were basically sold to the US by mercenary forces) held at Guantanamo. That can be … Continue reading

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Second Days Of Our Lives

Design criteria for building in SL: No elements, weather, climate or entropy Illumination can be controlled by viewer Gravity applies only to people, but mildly People can fly and teleport People can act upon objects remotely Walls can be solid … Continue reading

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A Second Life design special order

In the virtual world of Second Life you can have whatever you want. It’s a Sims world where you can show everyone what you’d like to have in your first life if you could afford it. It’s conspicuous would-be consumption. … Continue reading

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