Why few people in Second Life are gamers
- Games are a kind (subset) of hobby
- Some people play games in Second Life
- Many people pursue other kinds of hobbies
- Someone in Second Life is likely to be a hobbiest
- Probably not a gamer
A hobby is a regular activity or interest that is undertaken for pleasure, typically done during one's leisure time. Examples of hobbies include collecting, creative and artistic pursuits, making, tinkering, sports and adult education. Engaging in a hobby can lead to acquiring substantial skill, knowledge and experience. People also enjoy participating in competitive hobbies such as athletics, hockey, curling, golf, bowling and tennis. -- WikipediaGames certainly fit in there. But so do a lot of other things in Second Life. For example:
- Railway tracks around Heterocera, the atoll continent
- Vintage auto show: Bay City Nights, Aug. 18-25
- Racer's Gulch
- Second life Ocean Battles Forum
- International Spaceflight Museum
- JPL's Explorer Island
- Video: Machinima: Second Life: Summary
- Music Videos done in Second Life Summary
- Duran Duran, virtual collection
- Art done in Second Life Summary
- YavaScript pod tours
- Exploratorium in the virtual world
- Game: Somebody sets the goals for you
- Hobby: You set your own goals
- Game: Somebody makes the rules for you
- Hobby: You and reality make your own rules.
- Renting land to other residents
- Selling equipment, services, or consumer goods
- Providing entertainment
- Social networkers
- Web site technicians
- Videos from virtual worlds Summary
- Hobbies: Doing video/machinima in virtual worlds
- Music Videos from virtual worlds Summary
- Art videos from the virtual world
- Comedy videos from the Virtual World
- What do we do in Virtual Worlds?
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