Yes, I call myself a geek but I have yet to check out the phenomenon known as Second Life. That changed yesterday when I finished the book Second Life: The Official Guide by Michael Rymaszewski, Wagner James Au, Mark Wallace, Catherine Winters, Cory Ondrejka, and Benjamin Batstone-Cunningham. I can now see the appeal on a number of levels... Contents: Part 1 - Getting a Second Life: What Is Second Life?; Getting Started; The Grand Tour Part 2 - Living … more
Pros: Disk, explanation of the platform, warnings against the seedier aspects of SL Cons: Testimonials and at times the book feels more self serving than detached. The Bottom Line: If you plan on being in SL for a while but want to do more than chat, this could be a useful asset. Second Life the Official Guide is a book with many parents: Michael Rymaszewski, Wagner James Au, Catherine Winters, Cory Ondrejka, Benjamin Batstone-Cunningham, … more
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