Friday, November 30, 2012

2013 WRITE: Meet Letitia Sludberry (Comedy Script)

Meet Letitia Sludberry (Comedy Script)
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Letitia Sludberry 
Cast:
Letitia Sludberry (Let) in Green Room
Master of Ceremonies (MC)  --
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Scene:  Entertainment stage, MC at Center Stage 
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MC:  We were expecting a brief appearance by Older the Elder, but I have been told
that he is indisposed.
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Let:   (From Green Room)  He’s not indisposed.  He is drunk. 

Thursday, November 29, 2012

2014 HELP: Textures, Pictures. How to make and use them

Textures, Pictures. How to make and use them 
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How to use textures and pictures in Second Life
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V3.2 New Snapshot window
Click image to enlarge
Vocabulary
  • Picture, image: a file that can be rendered as an image
  • Texture Geek for picture
  • Format:  Coding conventions. Common formats: .jpg, .png, .tga
  • Layer:  A layout of the image showing the amount of one color (or something else)  that is present at each point.  
  • Alpha layer: A layout showing the level of transparency at each point.
  • Alpha channel: Like  the Red, Green, Blue, channels but displays as transparent 
  • Targa: .tga format.  Handles the alpha channel.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

2013 TKR: Quick Quotes about setting goals

Quick Quotes about setting goals
Self-help--Thinkerer
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  • The reason quotes stick around is that they fit lots of things.  
  • So look them over.  
  • You may find one that fits you.  
  • Or somebody you know.

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  • A journey of a thousand miles begins with choosing where to go. 
  • If you do what you've been doing, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news? 
  • Your success lies not in satisfying others but in satisfying yourself 
  • If you want motivation, make your own choice. 
  • The key to motivation is choosing the goal. 

2013 1stHELP: White Tiger Help & Learning Island. New Resident Services.

White Tiger Help & Learning Island: 
New Resident Services
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You can enter Second Life here.  Click on the location link.
Location Link. Click to go or drag to the viewer screen:

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Lawst%20Paradise/136/26/22
  • Support & Community help for new & older SL Residents. 
  • Tutorials, free shopping, lessons, live help, social activities
  • Sister group to White Tiger Mentors (WTM): 
  • 600+ trained Helpers & Linguists.
  • http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/WTM
    

Monday, November 26, 2012

Saturday, November 24, 2012

2014 HELP: Tools: classes, windows, rezzers, holodecks, collaboration

Tools: classes, windows, 
rezzers, holodecks, collaboration
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Tools you can use in Second Life
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  • Classes
  • Windows
  • Creation
  • Holodecks/rezzers
  • Collaboration

Friday, November 23, 2012

2013 MUSIC: VIDEO: YouTube Channel: rpbizzle (Robert69 Little); Music videos from the virtual world

YouTube Channel: rpbizzle (Robert69 Little); 
Music videos from the virtual world
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Sample:
Bart (Bartelby Pegler) @ Guthries Folk Club
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Hello and thank you for stopping by my channel. I am a Second Life Live Music Video Producer and I have produced a little over 1300 Second Life Live Music videos. I do hope you'll enjoy what I've had the honor to capture. If you decide to come into Second Life.. be sure to search the "Live Events" menu and you'll find some of the best live music venues where they have some fantastic live music. So please check out a few videos and you'll see what I mean. My name inworld is Robert69 Little.
Link to Robert's channel, rpbizzle (Robert69 Little)
http://www.youtube.com/rpbizzle#g/u
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2013 1stHELP: Language: Multilingual help: Welcome ports and Google Translate

Thursday, November 22, 2012

2013 TKR: Quick Quotes about starting now

Quick Quotes about starting now
Self-help--Thinkerer
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  • The reason quotes stick around is that they fit lots of things.  
  • So look them over.  
  • You may find one that fits you.  
  • Or somebody you know.
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  • If not now, when?
  • The secret of getting ahead is getting started. 
  • It won't get any easier. 
  • Is there a different way to do this job? Want to try it? 
  • The longest journey begins with a single step. 
  • Put off the job. Make a list of your resources instead. 

2013 1stHELP: LANGUAGE: Russian, Moscow Island, instructions for new people

Languages: Russian, Moscow Island 
instructions for new people
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This post is originally written in English, but your browser should either present you the page in your language or offer to translate it for you.  If not, look in the column on the right for a translation option.
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You can enter Second Life here.  Click on the location link.
Location Link. Click to go or drag to the viewer screen:
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Moscow%20Island/236/172/22

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

2013 HELP: Is Windows 8 compatible with Second Life viewers?

Is Windows 8 compatible with Second Life viewers?
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Viewer 3.x
Microsoft says yes
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http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/compatibility/win7/CompatCenter/ProductDetailsViewer?Type=Software&Name=Second%20Life%20Viewer&Vendor=Linden%20Lab&ModelOrVersion=3&Locale=2057&BreadcrumbPath=second%20life%20viewer&tempOsid=win8
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And at least 10 people have told me they are running Second Life on Windows 8.
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How about Windows 7? And 64 bit?
Whenever you get a new computer
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Update your Driver!
  • From the Vendor's web site
  • Never let Microsoft update your video driver
Installer may not recognize your graphics card
  • May complain about your graphics card
  • Don't stop.  Install and try
  • May set graphics to minimum level
  • Check graphics settings
Potential Problem (any OS)

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

2013 Kit: Calendars for Second Life: Venues, events, classes

Calendars for Second Life: Venues, events, classes
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Music, Entertainment

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  • What do we do in Virtual Worlds? 2012
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2017 EDU: Education in Virtual Worlds. Summary

Education in Virtual Worlds. Summary 
Updated 9/3/2017
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A collection of articles about education in virtual worlds.
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Monday, November 19, 2012

2013 TKR: Quick Quotes about risk

Quick Quotes about risk
Self-Help
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  • The reason quotes stick around is that they fit lots of things.  
  • So look them over.  
  • You may find one that fits you.  
  • Or somebody you know.

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  • We are not limited by our fears. We are limited by our choices.
  • The mold of your life is in your hands to break.
  • Optimism does not say the bad won’t happen. It says you can cope with it.
  • Every problem is an opportunity being mishandled.
  • The difference between a trial run and a failure lies in what you get out of it.
  • Two things not to worry about; what you can change, and what you can't.

2013 HOBBIES: Fly Linden Air: premium perks

Fly Linden Air: premium perks 
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For a limited time, take advantage of 50% off Premium membership. Zoom around and perform high-speed aerial stunts and acrobatics such as loops, barrel rolls, hard dives and climbs.
Get your plane here
Location link: click to go http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sandbox%20Mirificatio/71/22/52
Look off to your right--you can see a small airport where you can rez your plane and take off.
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Mole gas
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Don't worry.  You don't really use gas, so you don't have to buy it.  
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What you do need is the instructions.  
They will come in a notecard when you rez your plane.
Find and read
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Planes may be lined up for take-off.  Take your turn.
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Fly around, find Orville
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Don't do this at home.  There is not enough room in your house
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Don't try this on a real plane.  Avatars are indestructible.
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And avatars can fly.
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Flying over Racer's Gulch
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Racer's Gulch
You could land here and race your dune buggy if you wanted to
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Green areas may be sandboxes.  You can probably land on most of them. 
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Some airstrips in Second Life
You can fly your plane from any of these places
Related

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Sunday, November 18, 2012

2013 ART: Project Guernica

Project Guernica
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In 1937 Spanish painter Pablo Picasso created one of the most important icons of the 20th century when he made the Guernica. Painted in black and white, depicting the horrors of war, it is today as solid and modern as it was when it was first shown in the 1937 International Fair in Paris.
Location Link. Click to go or drag to the viewer screen:
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA6/68/127/30

Friday, November 16, 2012

2013 STAGE: Footlight Confidential

Footlight Confidential
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Footlight Confidential is a premiere talk show recorded live in the virtual world of Second Life and devoted to all things performance.
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  • The second episode of Footlight Confidential
  • features the multi-talented Doc Grun (AKA Doug Green)
  • Writer, Director, Actor, Voice Coach, Director of Photography, Blogger, 
  • Stand Up Comedian
  • regular performer and guest host at Lauren Live*
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  • Host Dilana Llewellyn 
  • 3rd Sunday of each month at Noon Pacific Coast time
  • Interviews, readings and lively discussions on all things performance
  • Questions from the live audience
  • About virtual worlds and real world
  • It will be available on the internet in the future. 
  • Location link, click to go: 
  • http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Awen/162/169/322
Guests for future shows include Lauren Weyland & Moxy Barracuda
*Lauren Live is presented in Second Life every Tuesday at 5 Pacific Coast Time
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Thursday, November 15, 2012

2013 STAGE: Three plays by DEVORAH MEDWIN

Three plays by DEVORAH MEDWIN
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FRIDAY NOVEMBER 16th, 2012, 5PM PST 
  • AVATAR REPERTORY THEATER
  • in Collaboration with METAVERSEproductions
  • presents
  • STAND BY, PEACE and MAGGIE
  • Three plays by DEVORAH MEDWIN
Playwright Devorah Medwin (Miracles21) comes to Second Life with three funny, ironic and haunting short plays about self-discovery and healing.
  • Directed by Em Jannings
  • Set Design & Stage Management by Judith Adele (Ada Radius), 
  • Sound fx by Craig Allen (Corwyn Allen), 
  • Production Management by Vicky DeWald (SeriouslyWhy), 
  • Machinima by Patty Rangel (BellaLuna X) 
  • Actors in order of appearance: 
  • Kevin Lee (Kayden Oconnell), 
  • Craig Allen (Corwyn Allen), 
  • Michelle Fowler (Mickie Nikolaidis), 
  • Sam Brautigan, 
  • Jack Turner (Dolgoruky Umarov), 
  • Rowan Shamroy, MadameThespian Underhill, 
  • Alexandra Robinette (Elegia Underwood), 
  • Judith Adele (Ada Radius).
Devorah Medwin is a graduate of the Actors Studio in New York City and
was News Director for MVY radio, served as the Martha’s Vineyard stringer and reporter for the Cape & Islands NPR station and developed her own interview show for Plum Television. Her essays and plays have been seen and heard on stage, in city parks, and on NPR.

METAVERSEproductions is a high definition production and postproduction
company specializing in Machinima, Mixed-Reality, and Virtual Immersion experiences.

Avatar Repertory Theater (www.avatarrepertorytheater.org) is a project of
New Media Arts, Inc., a non-profit corporation tax exempt under IRC 501(c)(3).
Donations are very welcome and may be deductible, depending on your tax
jurisdiction and circumstances.
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