design

The Basic Skills Gauntlet

What if New Users could play a game right after orientation…a game that requires the use of various controls and client-viewer features? Such an activity—a kind of newbie obstacle course—could reinforce basic skills such as ctrl-alt-camming and object inspection.

image of virtual world scene with an object that looks like an old radio

I have visited at least two dozen virtual coffee shops in SecondLife. Not one presented shared or parcel media. The Media Cafe project is sticking virtual toes into the cool water of user-generated content.