Friday, December 9, 2016

2016 OSHG: PROMO: Browser-viewer, progress and possibilities: Summary

Browser-viewer, progress and possibilities: Summary 
Improving browser technology allows users to enter a virtual world directly from the browser. This capability will eliminate several barriers to entry for virtual worlds and offer immediate gratification for people interested in exploring virtual worlds and interacting with the people there.

Demos

Discussion

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OSCC  OpenSimulator Community Conference Dec. 10-11,2016

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  • The Two Gentlemen of Verona
  • Sunday Dec. 11, 2 pm California time
  • Video of previous presentation in a virtual world
  • Hypergrid address: grid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II 
  • Put the hypergrid address in the Find box of World Map.  Click Find, TP
  • Find the walk-through teleporter to the ART theater parcel
  • Please come to Cookie II in advance of the show if you possibly can
  • so that you will already have visual assets cached in your viewer.
  • Please take a seat as soon as you arrive (right click on a seat, choose sit) 

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              Thursday, December 8, 2016

              2016 EDU: WRITE: THE DICKENS PROJECT 2016 Opens December 10th

              THE DICKENS PROJECT 2016
              Opens December 10th
              Water Haven, Second Life – The 2016 Edition of Seanchai Library's annual celebration of English literary giant Charles Dickens, The Dickens Project, will open in Second Life on Saturday, December 10th with over 20 hours of live events of all kinds, spanning eight days, to benefit Team Diabetes in Second Life

              This year's Project is sponsored by Kultivate Magazine and will take place on Kultivate's headquarter region, Water Haven.
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              OSCC  OpenSimulator Community Conference Dec. 10-11,2016

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              • The Two Gentlemen of Verona
              • Sunday Dec. 11, 2 pm California time
              • Video of previous presentation in a virtual world
              • Hypergrid address: grid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II 
              • Put the hypergrid address in the Find box of World Map.  Click Find, TP
              • Find the walk-through teleporter to the ART theater parcel
              • Please come to Cookie II in advance of the show if you possibly can
              • so that you will already have visual assets cached in your viewer.
              • Please take a seat as soon as you arrive (right click on a seat, choose sit) 
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              Wednesday, December 7, 2016

              2016 PEOPLE: WINTER SHOWCASE & ART SHOW IN SUPPORT OF TEAM DIABETES OF SECOND LIFE

              2016 WINTER SHOWCASE & ART SHOW 
              IN SUPPORT OF TEAM DIABETES OF SECOND LIFE
              Team Diabetes of Second Life is proud to present for the second year in a row, the 2016 Winter Showcase and Art Show! 
              Team Diabetes of Second Life is proud to present for the second year in a row, the 2016 Winter Showcase and Art Show! This event will take place from December 8 to December 18 and will include ten days of live djs, performers, tribute concerts, 2D & 3D art; contests, two hunts, photos with Santa, ice skating, ice fishing, fundraising and more!
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              Tuesday, December 6, 2016

              2016 EDU: HG: Metaverse Libraries group holds board meeting in Kitely

              Metaverse Libraries group holds board meeting in Kitely.
              What is a library in a virtual world?  Perhaps a place to help people find information on the internet. Or to find communities where they can get information.  Or perhaps to find out how they can learn on their own.  Metaverse Libraries group is organizing to explore the possibilities. 
              The Virtual Community Resources Network

              Purpose of Metaverse Libraries

              • To connect virtual world communities for learning (librarians, educators and students- example VCARA and other groups)
              • To explore what a virtual world library is or what it could be.in 5/10 years.

              Go there (on Kitely)

              • Search for librarians, join the group Librarians in Kitely
              • Put the Firestorm hop in the Kitely address (top) bar, enter
              • hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Metaverse Libraries/111/149/42
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              Monday, December 5, 2016

              ***2016 PROMO: OSHG: Digiworldz intro promotes OpenSim. When HG grids promote their virtual worlds, they promote the hypergrid.

              Digiworldz intro promotes OpenSim.   
              When HG grids promote their offerings, 
              they promote the hypergrid.
              Commercial grids using OpenSim have good reason to promote their virtual worlds to the public.  Videos are easily seen by anyone with a browser.  People already in virtual worlds can see what commercial grids can offer.  And people wondering about virtual worlds can see what we do in virtual worlds.

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              Sunday, December 4, 2016

              2016 ART: VIDEO: Virtual Surreality? Moving surrealism? Is what you image real? Are you really imagining?

              Virtual Surreality?  Moving surrealism?  
              Is what you imagine real?  Are you really imagining? 
              "Gravity is a Mistake."   A surreal title for a surreal video.  Never send to know if it is really art.  It is surreal for you. 

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              Saturday, December 3, 2016

              ***2016 STAGE: BALLET PIXELLE PRESENTS "THE NUT" TEN YEAR anniversary.

              BALLET PIXELLE PRESENTS "THE NUT" 
              TEN YEAR anniversary
              Ballet in virtual worlds.

              • Ballet Pixelle® will present its its version of the Nutcracker 
              • ("The Nut") for the tenth year this holiday season.
              • Starting on Sunday, December 4, 2016. 
              • Performances are Wednesdays and Sundays at 5:00 pm SLT 
              • through December  in the Ballet Pixelle Theatre
              • SLurl below: click to go or drag to viewer screen 
              • http://slurl.com/secondlife/Quat/38/24/107
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              Friday, December 2, 2016

              2016 PROMO: PEOPLE: Can we promote hypergrid activities too much? Does it become spam?

              Can we promote hypergrid activities too much?  
              Does it become spam?  
              Promotion can become spam.  More easily, it can become wasted effort.  Look for ways to spread your promotion. But just because you see the same announcement several times, that does not mean people not following virtual worlds are seeing that.  And those are the people we want to get the word to. 

              • I see lots of hypergrid notices.  I often see the same event promoted 3 or 4 times.
              • It is not spam to me.  I like to see those notices.
              • The reason I see those notices is that I ask for notices in lots of G+ communities.
              • I usually open one of these notices and pass it on to my profile stream.  
              • And from my profile stream maybe to elsewhere, preferably in the outworld.
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              Tuesday, November 29, 2016

              ***2016 PEOPLE: TECH: Konk Combat Game Builder, with NPC interactions. The Metaverse Tour investigates

              Konk Combat Game Builder, with NPC interactions. 
              The Metaverse Tour investigates
              In virtual worlds, you don't just play games.  You can build games to suit you.  Here is a report on game builder software that supports many common features of combat games: health and healing,  morality, fighting, etc.  And you can play the game by yourself or with your friends.  You can modify the theme--make it educational, if you want. 


              • Watch on YouTube 
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              • Go to Konk Combat Game Builder:  HG Address:
              • grid.kitely.com:8002:konk Role Play Sims 2
              • Put the HG address in the Find bar of the World Map, click FindTP
              • Web address:  http://opensimworld.com/hop/75529-konk-Role-Play-Sims-2 
              • In Kitely, use the World Map to find and go to the sim: konk Role Play Sims 2
              • Buy the Game Builder system:  
              • Buy it: Konk Combat and Role PlayGame Builder System V1.5
              • Web site
              • Don't think of this just as a game of combat.  
              • Think how it could be used for other objectives such as education.  
              • Here, I speculate a bit.  All study is a quest.   
              • And some education is based on game principles such as challenge and winning the increments.  
              • Note: I speculate here about how a game like this could be designed for instruction.
              • The game system cited in this report might require major changes to function this way. 

              Skills and settings for touring the HG


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