Fun With Virtual World Cartography

OK, where to start. Let me start with where the screenshot was taken. It was taken at Rumsey Maps, which includes a huge 3D map of Yosemite Valley, as well as a bunch of other cool examples of cartography. Maybe I should now start at the beginning. I was researching for an upcoming blog article …

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Second Life Cliché Bingo!

It seems that Second Life, especially the mainland, is like an American shopping mall. Go to any shopping mall and you will find the same 50 chain stores as the mall closest to your home. Most mainland builds are all the same unoriginal clichés repeated. I'm sure there are some original builds, but mostly its …

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There vs Second Life: Exploring

As a follow up to my last post on There vs. Second Life, I want to briefly explain my own history and interests in these two games. Everybody's tale is different, here is mine. As you may be able to tell on my There Magic page, one of my primary activities in There was exploring. …

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