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Second Life: The Official Guide, 2nd Edition

Second Life: The Official Guide, 2nd Edition

Michael Rymaszewski, Wagner James Au, Cory Ondrejka, Richard Platel, Sara Van Gorden, Jeannette Cézanne, Paul Cézanne, Benjamin Batstone-Cunningham, Aleks Krotoski, Celebrity Trollop, Jim Rossignol

ISBN: 978-0-470-22775-6

Jan 2008

416 pages

Select type: Paperback

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In this fully revised and updated Second Edition, you'll discover the very latest information about living in Second Life—from how to enter the world, get started, and get around, to the many exciting new ways you can earn real-world incomes, meet other residents, and enjoy all there is to do. Authored by Second Life experts with contributions from Linden Lab employees and Second Life residents, it's the perfect companion for anyone who wants to create his or her own reality in Second Life. Includes a CD.
Chapter 1: What is Second Life.

Chapter 2: Getting Started.

Chapter 3: A Tour of Second Life.

Chapter 4: Real Residents.

Chapter 5: Your Appearance.

Chapter 6: Using Your Library.

Chapter 7: Managing Your Inventory.

Chapter 8: Building.

Chapter 9: Using the Linden Scripting Language.

Chapter 10: Machinima in Second Life.

Chapter 11: Who Are Yoy? Identity in the Virtual World.

Chapter 12: Shopping.

Chapter 13: Business and Money.

Chapter 14: Cultural Timeline.

Chapter 15: The Future and Impact of Second Life.

Appendix A: Real-Life Education in Second Life.

Appendix B: Media in Second Life.

Appendix C: Brand Presence and Retail Outlets in Second Life.

Appendix D: Glossary.

Appendix E: Additional Resources.

Appendix F: Menu Commands and Functions.

Appendix G: Second Life Community Standards and Intellectual Property Rights.

Appendix H: About the Companion CD.


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