Reflection

I loved the MUV final project, it let me dive into a bit of my creative side to create something that came to me on a drive around the Bay in Wellington. my initial idea was to create a player and role play but that idea of creating a lighthouse really caught me for some reason….

Lighthouse Project: Final Build

Here we are, at last, my final product here she is in her final glory. Below is a slideshow of my lighthouse and an explanation will follow. So my lighthouse was just going into detail but I have added a fair few bits of scripting from: A lighthouse cap that plays dock sounds A rotating light…

Lighthouse Project: Problems

In this blog I want to cover any issues I came across an my way of overcoming them. My first issue I faced was my stairs and how I was going to build them, was I going to build a ladder? Was I going to have a spiral stair case in the center? I had…

Lighthouse Project: 20/05/17

So in this update, I want to cover the changes I have made, some big and some small So this is what my lighthouse looks like now. As you can see I have a better light, added the water scene and the lighthouse now sits on a concrete wharf. I have added animated seagulls and…

Lighthouse Project: 15/05/17

I have now added textures to nearly all of my prims, I would not say that this is my final texture style but if I do make any changes I doubt they will be anything major. I have also added a lighthouse light and how I made it look like a beam was add mist…

Lighthouse Project: 13/05/17

Today I decided to add stairs inside of the Lighthouse, this caused me a lot of issues until I found out a trick to create the perfect spiral staircase. So what I did was create a stack of cubes and shape them and if you add a cylinder to the corner of them you can…

Lighthouse build: Basics

I decided to go into Secondlife and just play around with the prims to get a skeleton of the Lighthouse I am going to build. So in the slideshow above you can get an understanding on how things are going to play out. I am using cylinders for the supporting wall for the door, the…

Project Build: Lighthouse

My project idea for MUV is to build a lighthouse inside secondlife. My idea is going to be tracked over a series of blogs that will contain images and sketches of my idea as I make progress. The build will mainly contain a visual appearance with scripts being used for the light, and the door…

Assignment 3 Plan

For the final assignment I will be creating a character in Secondlife, sounds simple right? Not exactly, my plan is to turn my existing character who is just a generic user when you see him into a character with a rich back story and a detailed look about him that helps him stand out from…

Protecting Intellectual Property

How does the permission system help to protect IP? The permission system gives creators full control over what other people can do with their content. The biggest issue creators find is that users are buying someone’s content than selling it as their own causing the original owner to go out of business, or modifying that item…

Permissions in a Virtual World

Permissions in Secondlife and OpenSim are pretty similar in the way they act. There is only one difference between the two and that is that open sim allows you to export items from the world where secondlife does not allow you to do that. So starting with the basic permissions Modify There are two settings…

Secondlife Community Standards

The Secondlife Community standards can be found at the following URL: https://secondlife.com/corporate/cs.php Now like any online environment most have a set of rules to follow to keep the peace. Second life standards are as follows. Intolerance This is anything from fowl language to rasict/sexual abuse Harassment Just like real life any form of threats or…