Archive for month: April, 2008

Exodus to the Virtual Workplace, Part 1

[see also part 2 and part 3] I’m often asked if it is actually possible to make a living practicing virtual architecture in Second Life. As it turns out, I have indeed become quite a virtual Bedouin lately, and have been lucky enough to derive an equal or greater income working in Second Life than […]

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Casting Shadows

These past few months have brought about a rather exciting surge of announcements and renewed energy around the OpenSIM project, the open source virtual world platform. Though it is still alpha level code, the future potential is obvious, especially for those of us anxiously awaiting the ability to import 3D models created, textured and rendered […]

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Second Life Tutorials

I never realized just how much I actually didn’t know about Second Life until I watched Torley Linden’s Second Life Tutorials. Not only are they crystal clear in direction, but Torley keeps them entertaining and upbeat as well. If you’re totally new, start on Volume 1 – “What is a Prim?” Even if you’re an […]

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Video of Wikitecture Presentation at Metaverse U Now Available

If you can’t tell, I was more than a little nervous, and couldn’t quite shake my midwestern accent! =) Many thanks to Henrik Bennetsen, Stanford University and everyone who helped make Metaverse U so successful (see more videos HERE). We did receive a lot of positive feedback and made some great connections with several individuals […]

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All the Splendor of the Mayan World in Second Life

Categories:rl architecture

I tried to snag a few teaser screenshots for this post, but I don’t think they really convey the quality of this build the way a personal visit would.  You’ll just have to go see it for yourself!  Here’s the release: You are cordially invited to the GRAND OPENING of two new sims at Visit […]

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