Tag archives for How To

  1. SL'ip#2 An Introduction to Viewer 2

    Time for another Second Life Tip and this time we take a general look at Viewer 2 in preparation for our upcoming orientation session on June 16 at the DEN.If you are fairly new to SL (maybe you decided to jump in after the “getting started” post) you have already installed Viewer 2. For some of you […]

  2. SL Tips: Getting Started

    You may have noticed our location in the list of state blogs is south of Pennsylvania and north of South Carolina. In reality, we are located in “virtual” reality (second star to the right and straight on till morning) but as near as your own back yard. Some of you have visited this land already, […]

  3. Gentle Reminder: Newbie Session

    Do you wonder how you can keep your avatar from slumping over mid-conversation (not polite) or use your camera tool to view what’s on the second floor without going actually going up there? Do you know how close someone needs to be to hear “chat” conversation? Or when to “whisper” or “shout”? Do you want […]

  4. Dive Into Shark Week with the DEN in SL

    Take a bite out of Shark Week. Don’t miss an episode! We are very excited about Shark Week and have planned several activities at the DEN in SL. http://dsc.discovery.com/convergence/sharkweek/sharkweek.html What do Whale Sharks, Hammerheads, Mako Sharks and teachers have in common? They can all be seen at the DEN in Second Life “Swim with Sharks […]

  5. How-To: Voice Chat

    Blog reading this a.m. and came across a series of fabulous video tutorials on Voice so I thought I’d share out with everyone: All of these have to do with voice chat and were created by Torley Linden: Getting Started Etiquette Who’s Speaking Improving Your Hearing Private Calls Speech Gestures Disabling Chat for Yourself and […]

  6. Lots of Quick Tips

    You may or may not be familiar with Torley Linden. Not only does he have hundreds of free textures available at his web site http://www.torley.com but he also makes some very good tutorial videos about Second Life. He came out this week with some QuickTip videos that you can see here http://blog.secondlife.com/2008/03/05/13-fresh-video-tutorials-for-your-enjoyment/ I’m including one […]

  7. Costume Shopping in SL

     As you get ready for the upcoming Costume Party at DEN in SL on October 28th, I thought I’d post some costume shopping information.  Mind you, this information comes from our very own LC Chair, Riptide Furse, who posted this info on the Google Groups page (see why you need to sign up to belong?!?) […]

  8. How To: Create a Landmark

    Want an easy way to return to DEN in SL Headquarters?  Anything beats flying around the EduIsland II sim looking for DEN in SL (now was it near the castle?  maybe next to the self-guided tour car?).  Remember, DEN in SL is on EduIsland II at 69, 99, 21.  Get yourself there and you’ll never […]

  9. How To: Create a Notecard

    So you’ve been exploring a bit on your own.  You’ve noticed these boxes (or in some cases, other objects) that say something along the lines of:  ‘Drop Your Notecard Here’.  You’d love to, but you have NO CLUE as to how to do so. I’m here to guide you step-by-step.  It’s really quite easy.  In […]

  10. How To: Create a Landmark

    Want an easy way to return to DEN in SL Headquarters?  Anything beats flying around the EduIsland II sim looking for DEN in SL (now was it near the castle?  maybe next to the self-guided tour car?).  Remember, DEN in SL is on EduIsland II at 69, 99, 21.  Get yourself there and you’ll never […]

  11. How To: Join DEN in SL

    So you’ve heard about Second Life.  You’ve read the posts on this blog (and perhaps other blogs related to Second Life).  You’ve signed up for an account.  You may even have gotten your avatar off of Orientation Island (congrats BTW!!!).  Now what?  You DEFINITELY want to join the DEN group in SL.  That way you’ll […]