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Second Life In-World Travel Guide

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Some new users to Second Life may find that it can be very difficult to navigate this new 3D space and even harder to find some of the more interesting places to visit. Many of the best places to visit in Second Life have remained a secret to the most active and seasoned users, until now! Now there is a guide for everyone who wants to access the top destinations on Second Life. “This book provides over 200 destinations in six areas - shopping, entertainment, education, real life in Second Life, adults only, and where to live” to “ over 100 top destinations in shopping, entertainment, adults only, virtual travel, education, and where to live.  Answering questions like - where to go for a night out on the town, how to find the best shopping experience or find a specific area like Adidas. The book briefly covers the basics of navigating Second Life with tips on flying, teleporting and creating landmarks, then jumps into the main areas of travel. It also includes profiles of some of the people behind these locations. In most cases they are just as colorful as some of the places they create. Each location will be highlighted with a brief write up, screen shots, and location information.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
    1. Dedication
  2. About the Author
  3. Acknowledgments
  4. We Want to Hear from You!
  5. Reader Services
  6. Introduction
    1. How to Use This Book
      1. Creating an Account
      2. Finding Locations in this Book
        1. Default Landing Point
      3. In-World Help
        1. Virtual Travel Tools
      4. Contribute and Share Your Travels
      5. Page Sample
    2. Grid Maps
  7. Virtual World Boot Camp
    1. The Lingo
    2. Getting Around
      1. Teleporting
        1. Teleporting with the Map
        2. Teleporting with Search
      2. Flying
      3. Using SLURL
    3. Creating Landmarks
      1. Using Landmarks
      2. Organizing Landmarks
    4. Taking Vacation Photos
      1. Lighting
      2. Using Camera Controls
      3. Posing
      4. Taking the Shot
  8. Best of the Best
    1. The Pot Healers Adventure
    2. Greenies Home
    3. Kowloon
    4. Svarga
    5. Midian City
    6. Saijo City
    7. Straylight
    8. SS Galaxy
    9. Landmark Island
  9. Shopping
    1. Naughty Island
      1. Exclamation
      2. Sinful Denim
      3. Backstage
    2. Cake Hair
    3. The Best Things in Second Life are Free
    4. Freebie Warehouse
    5. Vienna Freebies
    6. Elite Designs
    7. Mr. P’s
    8. Midnight City
      1. Street Level
      2. Preen Store
      3. Soccer Stadium
    9. Weapons
    10. Black Ops Guns
    11. Dictatorshop
    12. Xcite!
    13. Texture World
      1. Main Store
      2. Lobo Tattoos
      3. Memories Photo Studio
    14. Avatar Island
    15. Jeepers Creepers
    16. Mike’s Studio
    17. JCNY Jewelry
    18. Prefab Alley
    19. Nyte’N’Day
    20. Pixel Dolls
    21. Men in Action
    22. I Want One of Those
      1. Front Desk
      2. Products
      3. Shopping Cart
    23. Maximum Minimum
      1. Maximum Minimum Store
      2. Prefab Homes
      3. SCDA
    24. Indigo
    25. F-ZiXX
  10. Entertainment
    1. Phat Cat’s Jazzy Blue Lounge
      1. The Dance Floor
      2. The Host
      3. The Bar
    2. Groove Nation
      1. The Club
      2. LMAO Comedy Club
      3. The Beach
    3. Devil’s Labyrinth
    4. Tropical Island Surfing
    5. Xstasie Club
      1. Romantic Sky Deck
      2. Zakk Starr—CEO
      3. The VIP Room
    6. The Kingdom of Fruitopia
      1. The Catapult
      2. Bumper Cars in the Sky
      3. The Playground
    7. Darklife
      1. The Message Board
      2. The Air Ship
      3. Monster Bashing
    8. IceDragon’s Playpen Island
    9. Comcastic! Island
      1. Jet Ski Dock
      2. Race Track
      3. Entertainment Center
    10. Resident Spotlight—Lauren Weyland
    11. Timeless Underground
    12. The Weather Channel
      1. The Weather Channel Biking
      2. The Weather Channel Skiing
      3. The Weather Channel Lobby
      4. The Weather Channel Surfing
    13. osMoz, The Perfume Island
      1. Club osMoz
      2. The Quiz
      3. The Gallery
      4. The Stage
    14. Sundance Channel
    15. Pontiac Garage
  11. Education
    1. TUi Neo
      1. The Classrooms
      2. The Lobby
      3. TUi Public Sand Box
    2. Texas State University
      1. Alkek Library
      2. Wittliff Gallery
      3. Exhibits
    3. Leeds College of Art & Design
    4. SploLand
    5. NOAA
    6. The Heron Sanctuary
    7. WWF Conservation Island
      1. The Village
      2. The Stage
      3. Animal Friends
    8. Better World Island
      1. CARE
      2. Baghdad Streets
      3. Center for Water Studies
      4. Teleport Hub
    9. Ohio University
      1. The Learning Center
      2. Art & Music Center
      3. Student Center
    10. International Spaceflight Museum
      1. The Welcome Area
      2. Rocket Ride to Outer Space
      3. Space Ships
  12. Virtual Travel
    1. Dublin
      1. Trinity College
      2. The Blarney Stone
      3. Fibber Magees
    2. China
      1. Freebie Area
      2. Top Deck
      3. Second Deck
    3. Amsterdam
      1. The Church
      2. Red Light District
      3. Central Station
    4. Laguna Beach
      1. Lifeguard Tower
      2. Movie Theater
      3. Ocean Avenue
    5. Mexico
      1. The Temple
      2. The Marketplace
      3. The Stage
    6. Australia
      1. Uluru
      2. Central Hub
      3. Sydney Opera House
    7. San Diego
      1. Hotel Coronado
      2. Old Globe Theater
      3. Downtown
    8. Paris
      1. Moulin Rouge
      2. Arch de Triomphe
    9. STA Travel
      1. STA Orientation
      2. Courtyard
      3. The Office
      4. The Sandbox
  13. Adults Only
    1. New Desperation Isle
      1. The Shops
      2. The Castle
      3. Medical Center
    2. Resident Spotlight—Kande Knox
    3. Sexy Land
    4. xXx Fantasy Escorts
      1. Wall of Escorts
    5. Neva Naughty
      1. Hotel Coral Essex
      2. The Movie Theater
      3. Donald S. Walker Health Center
    6. Bits and Bobs Animations
    7. Strokerz Toys
    8. Orgy Island
      1. The Mall
    9. CARP
      1. The CARP Gardens
      2. Lobby
      3. The Maze
    10. Acropolis Gardens
      1. Aglea SIM
      2. Delia SIM
      3. Calisto SIM
    11. Playboy
      1. The Grotto
      2. The Cherries
      3. Playboy Lounge
      4. Playboy Store
      5. Surf Shack & Reed Resort
  14. Where to Live
    1. Kiama Estates
      1. The SIMs
    2. Surreal City
      1. The Estate
      2. The Arp SIM
    3. Hobo Railroad
      1. Arcadia Shops
      2. The Wall of Fame
      3. The Infohub
    4. Anshe Chung’s Dreamland
      1. Dreamland Asia
      2. Dreamland Gothica
      3. Dreamland Pride
    5. SLeezyWood Trailer Park
    6. Blue Marlin Real Estate
    7. Resident Spotlight—Sarah Nerd
  15. A. Internet Resources
    1. Blogs
    2. Residents
    3. Online Shopping
    4. Services
    5. News
    6. Social Networking
    7. Location Directories