Category Archives: SL Videos

The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 26: Absinthe] now available


Draxtor Despres has just uploaded Episode 26 called Absinthe and it’s now available to watch on YouTube. This episode is all about the fashion industry & identity in under 5 minutes.

“Second Life is so multifaceted that you can’t really make a judgement as to whether somebody’s activity is more serious than somebody else’s!” says Absinthe, a virtual super model: “I get up in arms when people put down Second Life as escapism!”

Yes Absinthe, who works with HIV/AIDS children in her day job, fully embraces her SLelebrity status despite the raised eyebrows of friends and colleagues when she mentions what she terms “my hobby”.

Check this out and spread the word! :)

More info about Episode 26

Indeed there is no shortage of articles which dismiss in particular the fashion industry in this largest user-created virtual world as lonely adults playing Barbie & Ken after-hours.

But there is so much more underneath this playful engagement with avatar dolls: exploration of identity, ethnicity, class and embracing the creative impulse in all of us, those are just a few themes that run alongside Absinthe’s story.

Not to mention that her FEROSH project has brought her recognition beyond the virtual realm as this fashion compendium is available in physical print, rivaling RL publications in its beautiful presentation and style.

But let us for now simply embrace the wonderful distraction of some talented women in gorgeous dresses, accessories and hair.

I think this episode is fantastic and I have to say Absinthe is amazing from watching. Thanks Drax for another great episode and I’ll look forward to the next one. Glad that Second Life was mentioned once again. Yay! :D

Merry Christmas!


Merry Christmas Everyone!

Wishing you a lovely day filled with family and friends, yummy food and goodies. Thank you to everyone that has read my blog this year and I can’t wait to blog more in 2015! :)

The owl meets Santa

Happy Christmas! 

The Snowman vs The Owl

It’s christmas!! 

Wishing you all a successful and prosperous 2015!!! :D 

Let’s celebrate! :) 

 

Linden Lab releases new Second Life promotional videos


Linden Lab has released two new Second Life promotional videos on the official Second Life YouTube channel. The first promo is about how to get started in Second Life if you are new to the grid. The second promo is all about creativity in Second Life.

Check these new Second Life promo videos out below. Spread the word! :)

What do you think about these new Second Life promotional videos ?

Fun christmas otter fish slapping fight at Abranimations


Watch this new video uploaded by Saffia Widdershins showing a fun christmas otter fish slapping fight in progress at Abranimations in Second Life. Apparently the owner called Abramelin Wolfe is giving out nice gifts this week. Woooot!

Abranimations is one of the Second Life stores with an Advent calendar this year – and owner Abramelin Wolfe is giving away some great gifts – including these cute otter avatars, complete with animations and wet fish to fight with! So when I went over today to collect my gift and found a grand otter fish slapping fight in progress – well, I couldn’t resist filming it!

Draxtor adventures with SL GO in real life


Check out this new advert featuring Draxtor Despres using SL Go on the road with surprise voice near the end featuring Torley Linden. The advert runs for 1 minute and 13 seconds. It’s time to go outside and play! :)

  • Sign Up for FREE - 7 day free trail
  • $9.95 (£6.95) per month for unlimited access.
  • Or, pay as you go for only $1.00 (£0.70) per hour
  • SL Go is available on iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, PCs and Macs.

Spread the word, go outside and enjoy SL Go!

 

Ghost Train Ride at London City Dungeons in Second Life


Torric Rodas has uploaded a new video this week on the new ghost train ride at London City Dungeons in Second Life which is really cool and exciting. The video runs for 1 minute and 51 seconds featuring scary scenes from the ghost train ride and more. Wooooot!!! :D

Ride the Ghost Train through 10 crypts featuring the horrible history of Britain throughout the ages. Each catacomb relieves another era from Jack The Ripper, The Black Death, Boiling in Oil and other pleasantries that put the Great in Britain…. all from the comfort of your arm-chair!

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Highlights: Ebbe Altberg interview with Designing Worlds


At 2pm SLT today on Monday 6th October 2014 the recorded interview went live featuring Ebbe Altberg talking to Saffia Widdershins and Elrik Merlin about Second Life/the new platform.

You can watch the full interview here and for some highlights see below on the things that I found most interesting during the 250th episode of Designing Worlds. This show runs for 1 hour/38 minutes/14 seconds!

Introductions 

  • Ebbe talks about his experiences since joining the Lab 9 months ago
  • Ebbe joined the lab in February 2014
  • The energy at the lab has gone up
  • Wow factors: The communities, the variety, the interactions and user generated content

Updates

  • Linden Lab are working improvements to avatars, clothing issues and solving bugs
  • Second Life will be around for a very long time
  • Feedback for Second Life will be made easier soon
  • SL JIRA is back and it’s being monitored
  • Linden Lab are working on Group Chat lag
  • New projects rolling out within a month or so
  • Second Names is high up on the list and no details on time-frame
  • Linden Lab working on improving the meeting experience

New planned platform

  • Progress is good, technologies starting to come together, working in a different way, about 4 months in
  • 3 or so weeks away from reaching a milestone – 1st milestone will be the ability to import content
  • Next milestone will be before the end of the year
  • Alpha phrase will around mid 2015
  • Ebbe is happy with the Test World – early stages
  • It’s going to be a fun ride

SL Go

  • Ebbe has played with SL Go and thinks its a good experience
  • It’s a great solution

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