Second Life for Dummies

ISBN-10: 0470180250

ISBN-13: 9780470180259

Edition: 2008

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In jargon-free accessible language, this book will tell you just what you need to know and nothing you don't. Topics covered include: what to do once you get off Orientation Island and how to get around customizing your avatar to get the look you want Exchange rates from real world dollars to Linden dollars managing your finances and making purchases meeting the folks you want to meet and deflecting those you don't developing a home base for yourself in-world helping create the world in which you want to reside by literally designing the things you want-- clothing, transportation, art pieces, etc.
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List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Professor Dagmar Schiek is Jean Monnet Professor for European Economic Law at University Carl von Ossietzky Oldenburg (Germany) and has been a visiting professor at University of Ulster, London School of Economics and Maastricht University.Professor Lisa Waddington holds the European Disability Forum Chair in European Disability Law at Maastricht University, the Netherlands.Dr Mark Bell is a Reader in Law in the Centre for European Law and Integration, Faculty of Law, University of Leicester.

Second Life Overview and Basics
The Meaning of (Second) Life
Tweaking Your System: Adjusting Your Computer to Best Run Second Life
Starting Your Second Life
Navigating the Second Life Interface and World
Living Your Second Life - Exploring and Socializing
Creating Your Second Life Persona
Jumping into the Conversation: Express Yourself
Getting a Social Second Life
Staying in Your Second Life Comfort Zone
Inventory, Cash, and Land
Becoming Materialistic with Your Second Life Inventory
Understanding the Second Life Economy
Spending Your Cash in Second Life
Staking Your Claim in Second
Building and Customizing
Building Basics
Taking Your Building Skills to the Next Level
The Clothes Make the Avatar: Creating Your Own Clothing
Making a Statement with Poses, Animations, and Gestures
Real Life Opportunities in Second Life
Getting Paid in Second Life (It's Not Easy)
Bringing Big Business to Second Life
Education in Second Life
The Part of Tens
Ten Great Places to Visit
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