Friday, July 28, 2017

2017 WW: . Web-worlds: Cybalounge building: location settings

Cybalounge building: location settings
When you register in Cybalounge, you get a free location (world) to start building in.   You will want to name it and set some controls on the way it operates.   Here is how.

Top of the location settings panel

What you can do

  • Give a name  and description for your world
  • Change the landing point for entry.
  • Be sure  to save
  • Further down on the panel:
  • Allow construction
  • Set the number of avatars
  • Set mail notifications
  • Appoint administrators
  • Appoint members
  • Ban users/IP's
  • Announce events
  • Other items may be added

Building in Cybalounge

  • (More after the break, scroll down!)

Metaverse events, current and upcoming

Cybalounge controls on the right
Middle of the settings panel

Middle of the settings panel

  • Private: Worlds are private by default.  
  • If you want let other people in, uncheck Private.
  • You probably want to check construction allowed. 
  • The worlds may not show shadows at this time.
  • Mail notifications: You get notice by email when someone comes in.
  • If you have that email address set to alert you to new email, you can go greet them.
  • The email can go just to you or to administrators and members also.
  • Choose administrators: they have almost the same powers as you.
  • Choose members: They have limited powers.  
  • Members can ban and probably build.
  • You choose these from people registered in the Cybalounge nonprofit section.
  • Note that Cybalounge has more than one section.  
  • You see only the people in the nonprofit section.

Under the Events button
  • Events appear on the home page (Events) and on the Event tab of this panel

What might be added?

  • Music stream setting.
  • Set ground texture.
  • List of current objects, with locations.
  • Day-night cycle (on or off)
  • Keep voice connection from entry world. 
  • (Add your suggestions in comments on this article.)


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News and Notes

HG links-- depending on your interests 

Communities in the virtual worlds

Radio in the virtual worlds

Metaverse beginner help

The Hypergrid WIP Show

  • The Hypergrid WIP is a one hour "show & tell" of works in progress. 
  • Everyone is invited.  Building, scripting, entertainment-- whatever you are working on.
  • Selby may capture video of presentations in voice, for posting on YouTube.
  • The WIP show normally meets on 2 Sundays a month at 12 pm California time.
  • The show meets at the Pandora location on the second Sunday 
  • But will not meet in the summer.
  • And at Cookie II on the fourth Sunday.  
  • To keep up with the WIP meetings, join the Kitely group, Work in progress.

Next WIP meeting

    • Sunday August 27, noon SLT (California) time
    • Cookie II location (fourth Sunday of the month)
    • HG address below: paste into the World Map next to Find. Click Find, TP
    • II 
    • In Kitely, put Cookie II into the find bar of the world map. 
    • Suspended for Summer: Pandora Location: (second Sunday of the month)
    • Pandora allows presenters to run high threat OSSL functions.
    • Put the line above in your World Map next to Find.  Click FindTP
    • At Narasnook, use World Map to search for Pandora

            Previous Articles from the WIP show 


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