2016 EDU: GAME: Anyone for dinosaurs? Hunt them, study them, make movies of them…

Anyone for dinosaurs?  Hunt them, study them, make movies of them…A new age of the dinosaurs has dawned in Open Simulator, a galaxy of low cost virtual worlds mostly connected by Hypergrid.  Here is your chance to start your dinosaur collection and enjoy immersion in the world of the dinosaurs. Velociraptor for Open SimulatorOwn your own dinosaur.  Cadged in your computer.Never needs feeding.Will not mess on your computerStart your own Zoo of PrehistoryThis beautiful but scary dinosaur will wander around your property. By default this Velociraptor will move in a random walk, turning its head around to look for prey. It climbs like a mountain goat on steep terrain. It turns its head back and forth as it walks, opening its jaws to make dozens of different vocalizations. The legs are articulated to move in a realistic way. You can click on the Velociraptor to bring up a dialog to put it in Hunt, Migrate (it will walk in a straight line) Charge (run a short distance with jaws snapping) or Pose mode. In the latter mode it will stand still and let you change the head and leg position.– Kayaker Magic ***********************************(More after the break)Where is Arcadia?***********************************Timely InformationInformation which may be immediately important to some peopleThe case of the vanishing suitcaseMetaverse events, current and upcomingBallet Pixelle presents “The Nut”: dance in the virtual world Thru Dec.VWBPE Call for papers, Meet 3/9-12/2016. Proposals due by 1/17/2016WELCOME TO SEANCHAI LIBRARIESEntertainment on the HypergridHYPERGRID EVENTSHobo Reserved Sandbox on Kitely. ***********************Metaverse beginner helpMetaverse 101 Info & Tutorials for getting started in OpensimA Dimension BeyondVirtual Outworlding Table of Contents. SummaryNewcomer help in virtual worldsVirtual worlds are about people. Communities, communication, shared goalsTime conversion: put time/time zone into Google search to get your time Scroll down for News, Notes, and Info************************Control options–by Kayaker MagicThe Velociraptor will ‘die’ if hit by a Magic Bullet or Unity Systems weapon, so it can be hunted with many weapons. However, it charges towards gunshots, snapping its jaws! So you might prefer to use a quiet weapon like a bow or a spear from Ocean Engineering! It may take several hits to kill a dinosaur, and when wounded they try to escape by running away. When the Velociraptor dies, it falls over, bleeds and thrashes its head and feet around for a few seconds. By default it will “respawn” and come back to life in about a minute. Or you can revive it from the menu. -The Velociraptor has several modes to control where it is allowed to walk. It will stay inside your parcel, turning away from the edges and turning away from the water’s edge. This mode is a convenient way to corral a herd of velociraptors in a small area. If you allow, it can walk anywhere in a 256×256 SIM, crossing over into any parcel on your sim that has “friendly” permissions. Or you can give it permission to wander everywhere in a mega region. In InWorldz it can cross into other regions in a Safe Sims list that you provide. It can only walk on the base terrain, or on flat terrain prims next to your SkyBox. -The Velociraptor is a non-physical object so it is very low lag. It is made out of 14 prims. 8 leg prims, (each leg is made of 4 separate articulated mesh prims), body, 6 heads in 2 mesh prims for looking around, two sculpted arms and a tail. This is a COPYable critter so you can rez a heard of them for one low price.-To walk with dinosaurs, go to The WEB home of Kayaker Magic to find links to several metaverse places where you can see them in action.**********************************************************************************News and Notes***********************The Hypergrid WIP ShowThe Hypergrid WIP is a one hour “show & tell” of works in progress or recently completed. All builders from beginner to pro are invited.  Presentations are in voice and text.  For text presentations, best bring the text in a notecard and paste it into chat.  Voice presentations may be captured in video.  Stills and videos from the show may appear in this blog. Next WIP show Next WIP show: Jan 10, Noon SLTLocation TBD Narasnook  locationPut the line below in your World Map next to Find.  Click Find. TPworld.narasnook.com:8900At Narasnook, use World Map to search for PandoraCookie II locationHG address below: paste into the World Map next to Find. Click Find, TPgrid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II in Kitely: paste into Nav (top) bar of Firestorm, Enter.hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/68/369/22Previous Articles from the WIP show WIP Show: How to with NPC, Nara Malone. Storytelling of the futureWIP on Cookie II, Kitely, 9/20 Dolls, Discos, and DiscussionWIP August 23, A conversation about being creativeThe WIP show, 7/18/2015: Virtual mobile art by Lucy AfarensisWIP Show at Hobo Sandbox on Cookie II, KitelyWIP Show, works in progress on the Hypergrid June 3, 2015Hypergrid WIP meeting. The creatives of the hypergridEntertainment on the HypergridEvents on the Hypergrid: HYPEventsEntertainment on the Hypergrid, a G+ communityHYPERGRID EVENTSHypergrid DestinationsHG links– depending on your interestsEvents on the Hypergrid: HYPEventsMaria’s OS grid survey, 2015Best metaverse communities   Arcadia Asylum All Around   G+ community: Hypergrid SafariG+ community: Metaverse ToursHypergrid Destinations*****I publish about 6 days a week, skipping 1 or 2 days in midweekFor more on topics like this, circle Selby Evans in Google+ What do we do in Virtual Worlds? Search on page with Google Chrome: Ctrl+f, search bar upper right.Google search this blog: Search bar, upper left–or:Put site:virtualoutworlding.blogspot.com at the end of the search terms What is Second Life?Annotated screen shots made with JingAll original content on this blog is Creative Commons License, attribution only. Second Life, Linden, SLurl, and SL are trademarks of Linden Research Inc. This blog is not affiliated with Second Life or anything else. Ads are from Google.Selby Evans in Kitely, Thinkerer Melville in Second LifeLauren is funny;   Avatar  Repertory Theater

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