Ideal becomes Real by Eleanor Medier, SSJ publisher
Serious fun is satisfying. The virtual society has some advantages over the real one that show up most when it comes to what residents enjoy. Through observing what is most popular, a sense of wonder unites foremost. (CLICK HERE FOR CONTENTS)
Forming an ideal world means looking and doing what is wished versus required. So residents create avatars as self-portraits, build dream homes, embark upon journeys of discovery, and share cultural experiences—all have become the backbone of SL’s economy.
• Fashion—one of the largest sectors, is represented by Greenie Lane’s G&T Creations. She has successfully makes her fantasy life her real life.
• Simulation—vehicles are a great niche market and Manu has found a specialty within the niche.
• Music—Fogbound DJs possess a common commitment to inspiring the bond Blues creates between patrons. Yet each is unique in approach, motivation, personality, and experience. Eight DJs define how their SL careers affect their real lives: Mae Vanistok, Bob Corrigible, Cadence Carolina, Joe Dude, Larai Dreamcatcher, Axle Wharton, Stusie2Funny Emerald, and Michel Moeleneaux.
• Visual Art—The Aesthete and the Amateur review three artists from Space 4 Art Gallery in search of originality:
— ChapTer Kronfeld with his unique portraits.
— Harter Fall for his kinetic abstractions.
— Asmita Duranjaya with her 3D installation.
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Enjoy different, but related, issue versions: online and in-world (available at the Second Life® SSJ office (Innu 40, 36, 1650).
Back issues are available on MARKETPLACE).
— The in-world magazine has topics that relate to those who understand the virtual context, including photographs, parallel articles. It has tabs for information landmarks, and web links.
— The online magazine expresses what the virtual world offers the real one. It is a mirror that reflects parallel articles, hot topics, and provides more links.Contributions are encouraged if covering topics relevant to real world readers.
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