Category Archive for 'scenic'

Svarga

Svarga’s lush landscape includes interdependent species of artificial life, complete with genes that sometimes mutate and produce new variations. Former Lionhead game developer and SL avatar Laukosargas Svarog programmed the weather, flora and fauna to influence each other as in a real-life ecosystem. At the entrance port, you can take a tour of the island [...]

Boracay Island

With its podcast stations, art gallery, machinima theater, customizable seating, meeting rooms, sky platforms and teleporting kiosks, Boracay Island demonstrates many things Second Life offers for learning spaces. Hang gliding, kite boarding, boating, dancing and skydiving make this island a lot fun, too. It’s main purpose, says educational developer and researcher Nick Noakes (aka Corwin [...]

Virtual Morocco

The Casablanca region captures the essence of Morocco with an outdoor market, mosque, gardens, music and other details. Students from Johnson & Wales University traveled to the real-life Morocco, then entered Second Life to build a representation of what they had seen abroad. You may don a red “Info Fez” that triggers chat messages explaining [...]