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  • 53:26 Popular Designing Worlds DW 245 - Japan's New Residents

    Designing Worlds DW 245 - Japan's New Residents

    by Elrik Merlin Added 721 Views

    On Demand In recent episodes we've discussed what can be done to help improve the initial experience for new Second Life residents. What kind of support is needed? What kind of places should they start at? What kind of training should be offered? In this

  • 1:09:48 Popular Designing Worlds DW 247 Dutchie's New Home

    Designing Worlds DW 247 Dutchie's New Home

    by Elrik Merlin Added 335 Views

    On Demand In advance of the upcoming Home & Garden Expo, this episode we visit a new house designed and furnished by Froukje Hoorenbeeke of Dutchie, who is one of Second Life’s leading designers. Built in a traditional Dutch style, the house is

  • 55:39 Popular Designing Worlds DW 248 - Home & Garden Expo 2014 Pt. 1

    Designing Worlds DW 248 - Home & Garden Expo 2014 Pt. 1

    by Elrik Merlin Added 605 Views

    On Demand This episode represents the first of two visits to this year's Home & Garden Expo, now held in September (closing on Sept 28) and benefiting the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Second Life. The Expo is THE showcase for builders a

  • 44:00 Popular Designing Worlds DW 249 - Home & Garden Expo 2014 Pt. 2

    Designing Worlds DW 249 - Home & Garden Expo 2014 Pt. 2

    by Elrik Merlin Added 1,376 Views

    Designing Worlds DW 249 - Home & Garden Expo 2014 Pt. 2 This episode covers the second of two visits to this year's Home & Garden Expo in the virtual world of Second Life, benefiting the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life. The Expo is THE sh

  • 1:38:15 Popular Designing Worlds DW 250 – With Ebbe Altberg

    Designing Worlds DW 250 – With Ebbe Altberg

    by Elrik Merlin Added 1,445 Views

    Designing Worlds DW 250 – With Ebbe Altberg This episode marks the 250th edition of Designing Worlds (and its predecessor Meta Makeover). From its beginnings as a makeover show like those that were popular on RL TV back around 2008 when the series s

  • 44:08 Popular Designing Worlds DW 251 – The East River Community

    Designing Worlds DW 251 – The East River Community

    by Elrik Merlin Added 415 Views

    On Demand In this episode, Saffia and Elrik visit an extensive and thriving community that grew originally out of one of the earliest sailing clubs on the grid. Today the East River Community comprises 19 regions and boasts waterfronts, public art spaces,

  • 1:06:22 Popular Designing Worlds DW 252 - Retrospective

    Designing Worlds DW 252 - Retrospective

    by Elrik Merlin Added 407 Views

    On Demand Following our 250th episode, we take a look back at some of the topics and places we've covered in Designing Worlds over the last few seasons.

  • 45:49 Popular Designing Worlds DW 253 - Innsmouth

    Designing Worlds DW 253 - Innsmouth

    by Elrik Merlin Added 421 Views

    On Demand For our 2014 Halloween edition, we visit the eerie, almost deserted coastal town of Innsmouth, in the company of resident Arik Metzger.Inspired by the works of H P Lovecraft, Innsmouth has been the venue for roleplay and aficionados of the weird

  • 43:11 Popular Designing Worlds DW 254 - Rocky Valley High

    Designing Worlds DW 254 - Rocky Valley High

    by Elrik Merlin Added 493 Views

    On Demand This week we look at high school roleplay in Second Life as we visit Rocky Valley High, set in Colorado and offering students a wide range of classes, sports and social events and enabling participants to experience the highs, lows and teenage a

  • 1:24:07 Popular Designing Worlds DW 255 – PodCar Tours

    Designing Worlds DW 255 – PodCar Tours

    by Elrik Merlin Added 468 Views

    On Demand This week we explore the Mainland with Yavanna Llanfair, who designed the podcars you may have seen at major events like the Second Life Birthday celebrations. She runs podcar trips all over the Mainland, some of which last up to four hours and

  • 50:07 Popular Designing Worlds DW 256 - ReScene

    Designing Worlds DW 256 - ReScene

    by Elrik Merlin Added 493 Views

    On Demand This episode is a must for machinima-makers in Second Life as we take a detailed look at a remarkable tool for setting up movement and camera positions for in-world movie-making: ReScene by Logan Bauer. We talk to Logan and have a look around hi

  • 1:06:46 Popular Designing Worlds DW 257 - Thanksgiving 2014

    Designing Worlds DW 257 - Thanksgiving 2014

    by Elrik Merlin Added 1,453 Views

    Designing Worlds DW 257 - Thanksgiving 2014 This week we celebrate the US Thanksgiving with a dinner party for some members of the Designing Worlds "Family". Hosted by Designing Worlds Director Aisling Sinclair in her beautiful new home, Saffia Widdershin

  • 1:10:40 Popular Designing Worlds DW 258  Experience Tools

    Designing Worlds DW 258 Experience Tools

    by Elrik Merlin Added 440 Views

    On Demand Places to visit Portal to the Cornfield: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LR%20Portal%20Park1/69/185/24 Escapades: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Escapades/127/166/24 The latest development from Linden Lab gives experience creators w

  • 56:45 Popular Designing Worlds DW 259 - New Gallifrey

    Designing Worlds DW 259 - New Gallifrey

    by Elrik Merlin Added 729 Views

    Designing Worlds DW 259 - New GallifreyIn this episode we visit the world of the Time Lords – New Gallifrey – rebuilt after its past destruction. We get a full tour of the impressive Citadel in the very capable hands of its creators, and a gli

  • 22:50 Popular Designing Worlds DW 261- Coppelia in New Babbage

    Designing Worlds DW 261- Coppelia in New Babbage

    by System Added 380 Views

    On Demand Our Valentine's show this year is one of our popular occasional short playlets set in the steampunk city of New Babbage. Originally planned for Christmas, we had to hold this programme over due to unforeseen circumstances.Our story begins with o

  • 48:51 Popular Designing Worlds DW 262 - SL Photography Part II

    Designing Worlds DW 262 - SL Photography Part II

    by Elrik Merlin Added 449 Views

    On Demand In the second of two programmes (the previous was DW 260), we're talking about the art of Second Life photography – the tools, the techniques and the art – with some of the best photographers, landscape and portraiture, in Second Lif

  • 1:14:48 Popular Designing Worlds DW 263 – The Ages of Second Life Jewellery

    Designing Worlds DW 263 – The Ages of Second Life Jewellery

    by System Added 453 Views

    In this episode we talk to Abraxxa Anatine, the owner of EarthStones, one of the oldest-established jewellery-makers in SL. We discuss the history of Second Life jewellery, from tortured prims, to sculpties to mesh, and Abraxxa shows us how it is –

  • 1:23:54 Popular Designing Worlds DW 264 - One Billion Rising in SL 2015

    Designing Worlds DW 264 - One Billion Rising in SL 2015

    by System Added 463 Views

    February 14th 2015: Twenty-four hours in the virtual world of Second Life… For the third year, a team of women and men from all over the world came together to create an online event to celebrate One Billion Rising: Revolution. There were twenty-fo

  • 1:23:53 Popular Designing Worlds DW 265 - In-World Education

    Designing Worlds DW 265 - In-World Education

    by System Added 389 Views

    In this episode, we're talking about education in Second Life – not the kind supplied by real life universities and schools who have regions in-world, but the in-world education and training centres that have been created by residents, are maintaine

  • 1:19:18 Popular Designing Worlds DW 266 - Gachas in Second Life

    Designing Worlds DW 266 - Gachas in Second Life

    by System Added 366 Views

    The Japanese word "gachapon" (ガチャポン), or "gacha" for short, refers to a variety of vending machine-dispensed capsule toys popular in Japan, and the machines that sell them (the word is based on the sounds the machines make). Second Life now has Gacha mach

  • 1:39:22 Popular Designing Worlds DW 324 - Future of Second Life

    Designing Worlds DW 324 - Future of Second Life

    by Elrik Merlin Added 947 Views

    Designing Worlds DW 324 - Future of Second Life Saffia Widdershins discusses the future of Second Life with a group of knowledgeable members of the SL community in front of a studio audience. In this extended-length studio discussion programme, Saffia W