Second Life & how to have a First Life

by alphamonkey on September 19, 2007 · 0 comments

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I’ve long thought that, rather than being the proto William Gibson/Neal Stephenson virtual utopia it was imagined to be, Second Life is really not much more than The Sims for people who thought the game had too much of, you know, a point. I’m completely at a loss as to how it’s so engaging for it’s user base (and this is coming from a guy who plays WoW, so I know from pointless exercises in self-satisfaction), but I can’t deny that it’s making an impact on the culture.

Here’s a clever clip from DRAFTFCB that transposing the normal occurrences of SL into the real world.

And for you hardcore SL’ers, maybe it’s time you started investigating First Life

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