How to Do Everything with Second LifeŽ

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McGraw Hill Professional, Oct 1, 2007 - Computers - 268 pages

Filled with hundreds of hands-on tutorials, tips, and techniques, this is the thorough, in-depth reference that every Second Life resident needs. Learn how to create a unique avatar and then explore, build, socialize--and even earn real money. Inside, you'll find exclusive coverage of all the menus, features, and utilities. Whether you're a newbie or an old hand, this book will help you get the most out of Second Life.

  • Understand all the user interface features
  • Build hidden rooms, custom teleporters, secret sliding panels, and more
  • Shop for cool stuff and find the best values
  • Master the Maps, Inventory, Appearance, and Search dialogs
  • Start scripting with help from step-by-step tutorials
  • Control lag and find lost items using Preferences and the hidden Client menu
  • Visit exotic lands, travel in time, and enjoy roleplay
  • Create beautiful objects using expert texturing techniques
  • Earn money in ways that best suit your talents
  • Find land bargains, a bit of privacy, a great house, and lasting friendships

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Richard Mansfield is the author of 41 computer books which have sold more than 500,000 copies worldwide and have been translated into 12 languages. He is an active Second Life resident.

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