Training Documents

Moving around in Second Life

May 10, 20140 Comments

Project Partner Training – Week 3 To Walk, Fly and Run Getting around in Second Life does take a little practice.  You can use the arrow keys on your keyboard to make your avatar walk forwards and backwards and turn to the left and right. Page up makes your avatar fly and page down makes […]

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Gestures / animations / speech gestures

May 10, 20140 Comments

Project Partner Training Kit Week 2 Gestures Gestures are great to use in machinima making as they enable your avatar to perform a variety of gestures, such as blowing a kiss, chuckling and crying.  To add the Gestures button to the Bottom Toolbar right-click on any button on the Bottom Tool Bar. This will bring […]

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Change avatars and Costumes

May 10, 20140 Comments

Project Partner Training Kit Week 2 When making machinima one may not want their own avatar being filmed. If an avatar needs to be a young man for the purpose of a machinima then it is quick and easy to change. In the Second Life inventory there are 84 different avatars which can be used […]

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Using a Holodeck to Film Role-Play Scenes

May 10, 20140 Comments

 Project Partner Training Kit Week 2 A holodeck is a really useful Second Life resource. The term holodeck derives from the Star Trek series, in which the holodeck is depicted as an enclosed room where realistic simulations can be created both for training and for entertainment. Holodecks in Second Life fulfill more or less the […]

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Dress one’s avatar

May 10, 20140 Comments

Project Partner Training Kit Week 2 There are two main ways to dress your avatar – drag or right click and “wear” items of clothing from your inventory or right click on your avatar and choose “Edit my outfit.” For the first one simple open your inventory and search for an item of clothing for […]

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Audacity tutorial

May 10, 20140 Comments

Project Partner Training Kit Audacity tutorial  

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Movie Maker Tutorials

May 10, 20140 Comments

Project Partner Training Kit Importing Video and Transitions Adding Animations, Music and Audio Titles, Captions and Credits Finishing the Machinima

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Change name above head and make a profile

May 10, 20140 Comments

Project Partner Training Week 1 Under the Me menu is the Profile access, this can also be found by right clicking one’s own avatar. Clicking on the word Profile opens up a menu displaying four tabs: Feed, which enables you to post information and photographs taken in world that you wish to share with other […]

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Turn the volume up of individuals in a group

May 10, 20140 Comments

Project Partner Training Week 1 Often, when chatting in a group situation one person is hard to hear. Turning the master volume up with make everyone else too loud so you need to control the volume for just one person. To adjust the volume of an individual person’s voice, hover your mouse over the person’s […]

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Change settings – Sound

May 10, 20140 Comments

Project Partner Training Week 1 Change settings – Sound Sound is one of the most problematic things about working in Second Life. New avatars who are not set up properly can’t hear, do not know how to accept note cards, do not realise that text chat is there and so feel stuck and get frustrated. […]

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