Tuesday, December 1, 2015

2015 HG. HELP: Grid welcome centers on the Hypergrid, examples and summary. For the HGProject

Grid welcome centers on the Hypergrid, 
examples and summary.  For the HGProject
A collection of articles about grid welcome centers (entry points) on the Hypergrid, with a summary of items that grids, hypergrid projects, and communities may want to consider in designing or redesigning their own welcome centers.
Overview of the 3rd rock welcome area

Grids and communities on the Hypergrid:

The first place your visitors see when they visit your grid or community is your welcome center or entry point.  Remember hearing about the importance of first impressions?   Does your entry point make the kind of first impression you want it to make?   
  • (More after the break)

Genre-SL Ekphrastic Short Poetry Workshop-Tue 12/1, 7pm SLT

This week at the Short Poetry Workshop Arabella Nemeth is guest host as she presents the Genre-Second Life Ekphrastic. An Ekphrastic poem is a graphical description of visual art using literary means such as poetry. This workshop will use our own Second Life photos that we may have taken over the years. So bring some photos and join us at the Short Poetry Library.

Metaverse events, current and upcoming

  • OSCC15:  Dec 5.
  • The Grand Finale Winners announcements for MachinimUWA VIII:  
  • Sunday 12/13 6AM SLT (note its AM!!) 


        Metaverse beginner help


        Some common Q&A at welcome centers

        Where is everybody?

        What do people do here?

        What's happening here?

        How can I get help?
        What is the hypergrid, how do you travel it?

        Is the Hypergrid like Second Life?

        How do you ----------?

        Relevant links

        News and Notes


          The Hypergrid WIP Show

          The Hypergrid WIP is a one hour "show & tell" of works in progress or recently completed. All builders from beginner to pro are invited.  Presentations are in voice and text.  For text presentations, best bring the text in a notecard and paste it into chat.  Voice presentations may be captured in video.  Stills and videos from the show may appear in this blog. 

          Next WIP show 

          • Next WIP show: TBD  
          • HG address below: paste into the World Map next to Find. Click Find, TP
          • grid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II 
          • in Kitely: paste into Nav (top) bar of Firestorm, Enter.
          • hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/68/369/22

            Previous Articles from the WIP show 

                Entertainment on the Hypergrid

                HG links-- depending on your interests

                • I publish about 6 days a week, skipping 1 or 2 days in midweek
                • For more on topics like this, circle Selby Evans in Google+ 
                • What do we do in Virtual Worlds? 
                • Search on page with Google Chrome: Ctrl+f, search bar upper right.
                • Google search this blog: Search bar, upper left--or:
                • Put site:virtualoutworlding.blogspot.com at the end of the search terms 
                • What is Second Life?
                • Annotated screen shots made with Jing
                • All original content on this blog is Creative Commons License, attribution only. 
                • Second LifeLindenSLurl, and SL are trademarks of Linden Research Inc. 
                • This blog is not affiliated with Second Life or anything else. 
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