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Apotheosis
09-24-2005, 09:11 PM
Anyone play second life?

http://www.secondlife.com

[Edited on 10-23-0505 by Yswithe]

Jayvn
09-24-2005, 09:34 PM
feh, no way, I have a second life game and it's owned by simu who owns a portion of my soul I think. Gemstone iv Life!

SpunGirl
09-24-2005, 11:16 PM
I tried playing SL for about... an hour and a half. I thought it was semi-retarded... the whole point of GS is that it's a fantasy world where you can do things you'll NEVER be able to do IRL, like cast an implosion. There's nothing you can do in SL that you couldn't aspire to do IRL, except fly.

The cool thing was how infinitely customizable the avatars were. I think I spent a good forty-five minutes just refining the way my char looked.

-K

Back
10-22-2005, 07:13 PM
Iím hooked. It is fully customizable from your avatar to objects with scripts to buildings and vehicles.

If anyone plays, Iím Zendada Sholokhov. Below is a pic. I made the pyramid hat with sparkles and the shades... The stock avatar itself has been modified by me.

http://www.zendada.com/images/zen-sl.jpg

[Edited on 10-22-2005 by Backlash]

CrystalTears
10-22-2005, 08:00 PM
It was WAY too laggy for me. I tried it for a couple of days and going from one place to another was so slow I nearly cried. Yes, the customizing of avatars is intense, however.. having to pay for genitals killed it for me slowly. :D

Latrinsorm
10-22-2005, 08:02 PM
Originally posted by CrystalTears
having to pay for genitals Second Life, clearly, is not worth living.

Back
10-22-2005, 08:04 PM
lol. It is definitely not for the impatient. From what I understand everyone experiences the lag. Its just very resource heavy. But when you can upload textures, Iíd imagine it would have to be.

Iím hooked because it is the only on-line place, let alone graphic, that I know of that is user content driven.

The Ponzzz
10-23-2005, 12:01 AM
What's the point of this game?

SpunGirl
10-23-2005, 12:23 AM
Haha, I didn't get as far as having to pay for genitals. Please explain.

-K

The Ponzzz
10-23-2005, 12:29 AM
Well I just fired it up, other than making a dumb ass looking character(which HJ's engine looks great for this), it was so chopping(and WoW is NOT here) I quit

Satira
10-23-2005, 12:30 AM
I'm going to give it a try right now. I'll get back to you guys.

CrystalTears
10-23-2005, 10:10 AM
Originally posted by The Ponzzz
What's the point of this game?

It's a graphic intensive chat room, basically. Design your own avatar ANY way you'd like, make money, buy clothes and home. It's like life only... slower. :D

Satira
10-23-2005, 11:44 AM
I spent an hour making my avatar last night, and I'm still doing it

Apotheosis
10-23-2005, 11:50 AM
it's fun. try stagecoach island, it's based off of the second life platform: (ie part of second life minus the lag). There's some planned expansion of that world, and it's fun to play. (see, lots of shopping, skydiving, flying around)

http://adfarm.mediaplex.com/ad/ck/6222-32470-3408-3

Back
10-23-2005, 01:52 PM
Some pics. I have my video/graphics settings way down for speed.

Check out this dude.

http://www.zendada.com/images/coyo.jpg


And what he was making...

http://www.zendada.com/images/ent.jpg


A chick in the builders tutorial area.

http://www.zendada.com/images/chick.jpg

Apotheosis
10-24-2005, 10:31 AM
cool. Ima gonna play second life after I graduate college.

Drayal
10-24-2005, 10:43 AM
I'm going to need to talk about a new laptop before I can play this.
I moved forwards and nothing happened for like 10 seconds. When it recovered I was in a river or something.
Fun.

dez
01-04-2006, 04:15 PM
ok does anyone play this game? I found an rpg but didnt land mark it I'm wondering if anyone here may know where that is. I only have been playing over a week so its still real new. laggy in some spots but over all very addictive!!

HarmNone
01-04-2006, 08:55 PM
Try this:

https://secondlife.com/index.php

FinallyDomesticated
01-05-2006, 09:58 AM
Okay, just for curiosity's sake - I signed up.

The customization options are virtually endless. I found myself spending almost 5 minutes pondering breast bouyancy and seperation.

About 2 minutes into actually playing, I was ready to quit. The movement is very hard for me to get used to.

Then I ran into a few other people. Making friends in SL is easy. I've already been offered a job as a party host and two offers to be an 'escort.' Its more complex than I had thought it would be.

I'll let you more later as I progress.

dez
01-05-2006, 01:57 PM
move ment is kind of tough to get used too. people are willing to help you out if you ask. i think after my first hour in the game i had alot of free outfits and what not. i can help you out if you need. some of the clubs seem to have alot of lag other areas are not as bad.

Sweets
01-06-2006, 10:34 AM
I had fun with the avatar...that's about it.