Exporting from Opensimulator and importing into Unity [video]

Over the last few days I have been exporting regions from Opensimulator and then converting them using the OAR converter and then importing them into Unity. I have tried this process before but with limited success but this time round I seem to get it. After four region conversions and then posting about it on … Continue reading Exporting from Opensimulator and importing into Unity 

Avatar Identity and a Virtual World Learning Theory; VWBPE 2018 day three

Today was the final day of the VWBPE 2018 conference, for me it has provoked and challenged me to think from different perspectives, answered some questions and asked many more, troubled what I thought I knew but did not fully understand,and exhausted me. I hoped to get to four presentations today to which I was … Continue reading Avatar Identity and a Virtual World Learning Theory; VWBPE 2018 day three

Reflections from VWBPE 2018 conference day two [16–03–18]

Today’s VWBPE 2018 conference sessions that I attended focused more on the uses of emerging technologies and the potential and possibilities to increase access and participation in Social Virtual Reality (session one), digital literacy and education (key note session two) and an psycho educational experience by the whole brain project in Second Life (session three). … Continue reading Reflections from VWBPE 2018 conference day two [16–03–18]

Reflections from VWBPE 2018 conference day one [15–03–2018]

Day one of the VWBPE 2018 is here, I have my calendar of sessions planned, microphone plugged in and my Firestorm viewer is poised to login. Landing in to a sea of avatars and name tags is a little disorientating to begin with. The soothing music and the welcome messages from the hosts of the … Continue reading Reflections from VWBPE 2018 conference day one [15–03–2018]

Virtual World Best Practice in Education (VWBPE) 2018

Tomorrow the 11th annual Virtual Worlds Best Practice in Education (VWBPE) 2018 starts with an enormous range of presenters, exhibitors and educators covering a wide range of virtual world educational topics and projects. I have attended some events in previous years but this will be the first year I attend. The conference runs from the … Continue reading Virtual World Best Practice in Education (VWBPE) 2018

Love and relationships in Virtual Spaces and Places: a personal response

Can relationships and feelings of emotional connection in virtual worlds be as ‘real’ as other relationships we have? Whilst doing an exercise for my Online Therapy Institute (OTI) training I was inspired by the activity to extend this reflection to my blog and to add a couple of articles to the ones set. The three … Continue reading Love and relationships in Virtual Spaces and Places: a personal response

Extended Project Region Gets Update after HG Safari Visit

This post was originally created for the visit of the safari however things have changed between then and now and Lighthouse Point grid is now called Out and Proud grid. I have remove the references to Lighthouse Point and the two regions are now part of a var region [four standard 256 regions in a … Continue reading Extended Project Region Gets Update after HG Safari Visit