Archive for May, 2010
May 24th, 2010
Linden Dollars is the virtual currency in Second Life. There are several online resources that allow residents to convert their Second Life Linden Dollars into real US Dollars and vice versa. Depending on supply and demand, rates fluctuate. They have, however, remained fairly consistent at 250 Linden Dollars to every US Dollar over the past few years.
LineX is the official SL Linden Dollar exchange and will provide you with the most recent Second Life market data.
Making money in your Second Life can be done by creating new products and services and then selling them in the virtual world. Some other methods of making money include:
Get a job – there are thousands of businesses in SL that are hiring. Some include banks, stock exchanges, clubs, malls and shops. These businesses need skilled workers to function. Some of the necessary skills they may need are managers, promoters, dancers, writers, graphic artists, programmers, or creating Second Life scripts
Camp – If getting a job just isn’t your thing you can earn Linden Dollars by camping.
Join Research Panels or Groups – You can do surveys conducted by real and virtual businesses to earn Second Life L$. This can earn you anywhere from 250L$ to 10,000L$ per survey.
For more Second Life money making ideas and opportunities try some SL guides. They will provide you with tested methods and the most beneficial ways of making money fast!
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May 13th, 2010
Recently, with the release of the Viewer 2, Second Life announced an updated Terms of Service (TOS) that incorporated their new policy on third-party viewers. Any third-party viewer or software for viewing SL, whether they are chat clients, bots, utilities, or proxies, may be blocked if they don’t comply with the new conditions for access for access to Second Life.
Third-party software or programs are oftentime being developed and used by members of SL to enhance gameplay and get past the rules and restrictions limitations of the game. Second Life programs are different tools that allow you to enhance the game and may include:
- Bots and Macros
- SL Mods and Addons
- Second life Hacks
A Second Life copybot is also a popular program that can automatically duplicate items within the game. This allows gives you a huge advantage as you can replicate and multiply whatever you wish.
When utilizing a SL copybot or other program it is extremely important that it is not only well built but also crafty as to not raise any red flags with the Second Life mods. Also make sure you are getting your program from a trustworthy source and that it is virus-free, otherwise it could be damaging to your account or computer.
May 6th, 2010
Recently in SL, a number of residents were victims to a phishing attack through the Second Life Blogs and Forum’s PM (private messaging) system. The creators of SL took appropriate precaution and disabled the PM system entirely until the problem was resolved. They also gathered a list of all the residents who were exposed the phishing attack.
This brings up the questions and concern of how safe you are in your Second Life and how safe are you when you go outside of SL to visit a forum. If you want to be part of a community of members that look out for each other and that is kept malware free than try out this Second Life forum.
You’ll not only be surrounded by a community of helpful gamers that share your enthusiasm for the game but you’ll also be provided with many, many virus-free resources you can use to advance in SL. Some of what you can expect to find are:
- Second Life Mods: Will make the game more fun and let you altar it to fit your wants and needs
- SL CopyBots: Will multiply items automatically
- Second Life Cheats: Will speed up the advancing process by giving you shortcuts and secrets unknown by most
- Second Life Guides: Will lead you through the game and provide you with the best methods of going about tasks