Category Archive: From In to Out

Portal to Possibilities

As a hybrid publication, Immersive Impact brings together all the segments of the Sim Street Journal Collection, Issues #1-18, in one place. With commentary on the music community, visual arts achievements, and entrepreneurial creativity, the theme of relevance gives continuity. Over 200 viewpoints blend into a portrait of virtual culture and its influence on first life.


Capture Time

Sim Street Journal #18 confronts use of the most precious resource: time. Artist Bryn Oh redefines time in her rich worlds of visual immersion. Contributors share how they integrate first and second lives.

Archives Available

Sim Street Journal archives for #1-12 are available as PDFs (download at the end of each article) or on Marketplace for SL residents.

Fantasy Fulfillment

Sim Street Journal #11 brings realism to idealism—looking behind the scenes of the virtually enjoyed. Popular pursuits are presented that combine culture, commerce, and commitment.

Serious Fun

Sim Street Journal #10 lightens up with enjoying some of the virtual world’s greatest pleasures. Talented DJ’s, wise intrapreneurs, and insightful critics determine what SL can do best.

Facing the Inevitable

Sim Street Journal #8 presents contributors who reflect, yet adapt, their real selves in-world. Facing perceptive expectations, they break through convention, respond to the community, and craft original approaches.

Creators’ Rights Analyzed

Understand the copyright laws and The Second Life® Terms of Service to form a viable strategy of creative protection. Developers, artists, and designers need to question the impact of intellectual property rights. Find out what it means, what can be done, and receive advice from experts and leaders.