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'''The following's a list of Second Life tutorials.''' This isn't meant to be a complete compilation, but specifically lists tutorials I've personally viewed and have found helpful. I ([[User:Torley Linden|Torley Linden]]) started this with the intention of providing an easy-access resource for SL vidtuts, because currently (2007-02-27), they're scarce and hard-to-find.
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Please add what you've found useful; all I request is that you keep the presentation consistent so this page serves future generations well, and I'll be revisiting to learn from your knowledge —
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{{KBcaution|These videos ''won't'' work if you're viewing this in the Second Life Viewer. Use a web browser which supports Flash to watch!}}
  
''"May we watch over the shoulders of our enlightened educators with smiles as plentiful as water!"''
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== Video Tutorials in the [http://secondlife.com/knowledgebase/ Knowledge Base] ==
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== [http://bit.ly/vidtut Official Video Tutorials] ==
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(You'll be asked to login with your Second Life account.)
  
* '''[http://secondlife.com/knowledgebase/search.php?query=video+tutorial&submit=Go Current ones made by Torley]''' - You can also see these on [http://youtube.com/profile_videos?user=Torley&p=v my YouTube page], including:
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''Friendly greetings!'' <font color="#ff0080">'''You'''</font> can learn Second Life in a fun and fast fashion! The enthusiastic [[User:Torley_Linden|Torley]] is your host, taking you on a tour through tips, tricks, and techniques that'll increase your confidence and make you smile. :) Whether you're a newcomer or longtime Resident, your inworld experience will benefit from these video tutorials.
** [http://youtube.com/watch?v=6WKo4G8aQBc How to use gestures]
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** [http://youtube.com/watch?v=AULw9Oa_1Bw How to manage your inventory]
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** [http://youtube.com/watch?v=D3rsGO2Wqho How to use HUDs]
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** [http://youtube.com/watch?v=GqbuMi5N97c How to change your appearance]
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** [http://youtube.com/watch?v=hQoaQzuqqkY How to open and sell boxes]
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** [http://youtube.com/watch?v=8k-XoIPycm8 How to use the building grid]
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** [http://youtube.com/watch?v=ZCgQRrdtgQc How to fill in your profile]
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** [http://youtube.com/watch?v=PwSIYGhZbT4 How to create and send a notecard]
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** [http://youtube.com/watch?v=ZKIVPTVh5IY How to use Undo]
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** [http://youtube.com/watch?v=cuBlYNcZdrg How to make a flag that waves in wind]
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** [http://youtube.com/watch?v=m6XqQM9hgB0 How to to make tiny prims]
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** [http://youtube.com/watch?v=LU-NhMedmnk Assorted Tips & Tricks] - A yummy stew including a hearty helping of FollowCam!
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** [http://youtube.com/watch?v=AZyBNBW2yjI Advanced Snapshot Magic] - Take better pictures!
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You can also [http://torley.com/files/vidtuts/ download most of these vidtuts] (feel free to link to those URLs to stream them inworld)!
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== Content creation ==
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=== [[Video_Tutorials/More|Archives]] ===
* '''[http://www.naturalselectionstudios.com/ n00b Be Gone series]''' - By Natural Selection Studios.
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^ Old video tutorial pages that used to be here before we got our '''[http://bit.ly/vidtut searchable player]'''.
** [http://naturalselectionstudios.com/?p=129 Camera Tutorial] - "how to interact with objects, different forms of camera controls, and a few ‘unknown’ tricks"
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** [http://naturalselectionstudios.com/?p=160 Building Tutorial] - "basic building inside Second Life - as well as continuing camera controls learned in the first episode"
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== Resident-created Video Tutorials ==
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=== Getting Started Basics ===
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* '''[http://imohax.com/heyavatar Hey Avatar!]''' video tutorial series for beginners from Mo Hax, prepared originally for corporate in-worlding
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* '''[http://subquark.com/vidtuts/index.html Video Tutorials for eLearning Providers]''' by Subquark Hax, as presented at various eLearning conferences
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=== Assorted topics ===
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* '''[http://tumitu.wordpress.com/tutorial/creare-oggetti-complessi-in-secondlife/ Tutorial video in Italiano sul blog Tumitu]''' - Come si creano Oggetti complessi in Secondlife. A breve ne inseriremo altri.
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* '''[http://it.youtube.com/user/GaiaRossini VideoTuTorial in Italiano di Gaia Rossini]'''- In continuo aggiornamento
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* '''[http://www.shiny-life.com/category/tutorials-tools/ Tutorials & Tools]''' - By Vlad Bjornson. These cover topics like Vlad's "Top 10 Building Tips" and sculpted prims.
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* '''[http://youtube.com/profile_videos?user=BenjaKepler Twenty Tutorials]''' - By Benja Kepler. Ten scripting tutorials, plus making furniture, sculpted prims, and Orientation/Help Island basics.
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* '''[http://youtube.com/mkyschnitzel How to get started in Second Life]''' - By Mkyschnitzel Campbell, in German and English. general, 34-minute introduction to Second Life. Topics: avatars, communication, Search, interaction, and some locations to show the wide range of possible inworld activities.
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* '''[http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/User:Phoenixa_Sol Phoenixa's tutorial, How I Dance In Secondlife]''' - By Phoenixa Sol in English.  Arranging animations in fast and easy to use HUDs, combining animations, gestures to approximate the look of real life dancing within Secondlife.com. Expanded page with links and SLurls now available here [[User:Phoenixa Sol|Phoenixa Sol]] 16:35, 4 April 2008 (PDT)
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* '''[http://www.illasaron.com/html Videotutoriales en Español]''' - Desde VideoTutoriales.com. Curso para Emprendedores en Second Life que puedes también visualizar desde Revver [http://www.revver.com/playlist/show/7558258/ ver playlist en Revver]. O descargar, así como muchos otros cursos desde la página oficial de VideoTutoriales.com [http://www.illasaron.com/html]. Esta es una lista de los publicados hasta el momento:
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/773478/01-guia-de-second-life-que-es-second-life/ 1º) ¿Qué es Second Life?]
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** [http://www.revver.com/video/776117/02-guia-de-second-life-trabajar-y-moverse/ 2º) Trabajar y Moverse]
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** [http://www.revver.com/video/779336/03-guia-de-second-life-controlar-las-camaras/ 3º) Controlar las Cámaras]
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** [http://www.revver.com/video/790425/04-curso-de-second-life-mapas-y-avatares/ 4º) Mapas y Avatares]
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** [http://www.revver.com/video/793929/05-guia-de-second-life-crear-ropas/ 5º) Crear Ropas]
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** [http://www.revver.com/video/801906/06-guia-second-life-canales-alfa-y-creacion-tattoos/ 6º) Canales Alfa y Creación Tattoos]
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** [http://www.revver.com/video/807153/07-curso-para-creadores-en-second-life-trabajar-con-prims/ 7º) Trabajar con Prims]
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** [http://www.revver.com/video/812997/08-curso-para-creadores-en-second-life/ 8º) Propiedades de los Prims]
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** [http://www.revver.com/video/820290/09-curso-para-emprendedores-en-sl-herramientas-y-texturas/ 9º) Herramientas y Texturas]
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** [http://www.revver.com/video/820710/10-curso-para-emprendedores-en-second-life/ 10º) Crear Globo Terrestre]
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** [http://www.revver.com/video/828526/11-curso-emprendedores-en-sl/ 11º) Crear Muebles 1 Prim]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/830075/12-curso-de-emprendedores-en-second-life-dar-permisos-a-los-objetos/ 12º) Dar Permisos a los Objetos]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/842272/13-curso-para-emprendedores-en-second-life-crear-un-hud-ao/ 13º) Crear un Hud AO]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/849423/14-curso-para-emprendedores-en-second-life-trabajar-con-texturas/ 14º) Trabajar con Texturas]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/853473/15-curso-emprendendores-second-life-usar-multimedia/ 15º) Usar Multimedia]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/862268/16-curso-para-emprendedores-en-second-life-linden-scripting-language/ 16º) Linden Scripting Language]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/876251/017-curso-para-emprendedores-en-second-life-sintaxis-del-lsl/ 17º) Sintaxis del Linden Scripting Language]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/893144/018-curso-para-emprendedores-en-second-life/ 18º) Variables y Funciones]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/902824/019-curso-para-emprendedores-en-second-life-scripting-practico-control-puerta/ 19º) Crear Script para controlar puerta]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/920111/020-curso-para-emprendedores-en-second-life-sistema-de-teletransporte/ 20º) Sistema de Teletransporte]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/931938/21-curso-para-emprendedores-en-sl-construir-edificio/ 21º) Construir Edificio]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/932127/022-curso-para-emprendedores-en-second-life-construir-edificio-ii/ 22º) Construir Edificio II]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/932334/23-curso-para-emprendedores-en-second-life-construir-edificio-iii/ 23º) Construir Edificio III]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/944908/24-curso-para-emprendedores-en-second-life/ 24º) Construir Mobiliario]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/944408/25-curso-para-emprendedores-en-second-life-creacion-de-mobiliario-ii/ 25º) Construir Tresillo]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/968616/26-curso-para-emprendedores-en-second-life-mesa-recepcion-i/ 26º) Construir Mesa Recepción]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/985110/27-curso-para-emprendedores-en-second-life-mesa-recepcion-ii/ 27º) Construir Mesa Recepción 2]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/970952/28-curso-para-emprendedores-en-second-life-mesa-recepcion-iii/28º) Construir Mesa Recepción 3]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/985529/29-curso-para-emprendedores-en-second-life-uso-de-las-salas-interactivas/) 29º)Uso Salas Interactivas]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/1000411/031-curso-para-emprendedores-en-second-life-particulas-i/ 31º)Uso Partículas]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/1012551/32-curso-para-emprendedores-en-sl-apariencia-particulas/ 32º)Apariencia partículas]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/1043573/videotutorial-uso-de-s4sl-scratch-para-second-life/ Uso de Scracht para Second Life]
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* '''[http://www.illasaron.com/html Videotutoriales en Español instalar y configurar OpenSim]''' - Desde VideoTutoriales.com. tres videotutoriales sobre instalación, configuración y uso de OpenSim y OSGrid que puedes también visualizar desde Revver.
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/1019497/opensim-instalacion-y-configuracion/ 1º) Instalación y Configuración de OpenSim]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/1027898/opensim-crear-regiones-y-personalizar-terreno-y-avatares/ 2º) Crear Islas y configurar terrenos y avatares]
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**[http://www.revver.com/video/1027401/opensim-enlazar-nuestro-opensim-a-osgrid/ 3º)Enlazar un OpenSim al OSGrid]
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=== Content creation ===
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* '''[http://imohax.com/2008/11/01/run-opensim-install-build-and-connect-to-windows-standalone/ Run Opensim - Build and Connect to Windows Standalone]''' Mo Hax shows a fast and cheap way to preview content without even an SL connection, like having a Beta grid on your desktop
  
 
* '''[http://www.slbuilding.com/ Building in Second Life series]''' - By Ian Monstre.
 
* '''[http://www.slbuilding.com/ Building in Second Life series]''' - By Ian Monstre.
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** [http://www.slbuilding.com/Open-Close_door.html Open/Close Door] - "how to create a door that opens and closes when touched"
 
** [http://www.slbuilding.com/Open-Close_door.html Open/Close Door] - "how to create a door that opens and closes when touched"
 
** [http://www.slbuilding.com/Flag.html Create a Fluttering flag] - Flag vidtuts are a great way to show flexiprims in action.
 
** [http://www.slbuilding.com/Flag.html Create a Fluttering flag] - Flag vidtuts are a great way to show flexiprims in action.
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* '''Scripting in Second Life''' - By Fire Centaur
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** [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49vj9HEI2OY/ Basic Scripting - Overview of functions, events, & states]
  
 
* '''[http://cterport.ed.uiuc.edu/technologies_folder/SL/ Building and scripting series]''' - By Seeter Sullivan.
 
* '''[http://cterport.ed.uiuc.edu/technologies_folder/SL/ Building and scripting series]''' - By Seeter Sullivan.
** [http://cterport.ed.uiuc.edu/technologies_folder/SL/chair_lowres.html/ How to build a chair]
 
 
** [http://cterport.ed.uiuc.edu/technologies_folder/SL/sign.html/ How to create an interactive sign]
 
** [http://cterport.ed.uiuc.edu/technologies_folder/SL/sign.html/ How to create an interactive sign]
 
** [http://cterport.ed.uiuc.edu/technologies_folder/SL/texture.html/ How to embed texture onto an object]
 
** [http://cterport.ed.uiuc.edu/technologies_folder/SL/texture.html/ How to embed texture onto an object]
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** [http://cterport.ed.uiuc.edu/technologies_folder/SL/teleport.html/ How to create a teleport link]
 
** [http://cterport.ed.uiuc.edu/technologies_folder/SL/teleport.html/ How to create a teleport link]
  
* '''[http://www.makezine.com/blog/archive/2005/08/making_things_i.html How to build a bridge]''' - By Noire Mirabeau, in a relatively vintage example of an SL vidtut.
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* '''[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JLLG3DTz6Y How to animate your creations]''' - How to animate your creations with linked prim animation using [http://www.slexchange.com/modules.php?name=Marketplace&file=item&ItemID=163930  Puppeteer] by Todd Borst.
  
* '''[http://www.thinkerer.org/Studios/StuIntro.htm Assorted resources and links]''' - Includes guides to filming machinima and telling a story, some video tutorials, and movies of inworld adventures. By Thinkerer Melville.
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* '''[http://www.makezine.com/blog/archive/2005/08/making_things_i.html How to build a bridge]''' - By Noire Mirabeau — a relatively vintage example of an SL vidtut.
* '''[http://slidtuts.wordpress.com/ Slidtuts]''' - By Benja Kepler. Slide show tutorials. Each slide in the show can be viewed separately, click on the 'View All Images' button. Then you can also enlarge to see the detail, and can copy each slide to be used anywhere else: in your own blogs, tutorials.
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* '''[http://benjakepler.wordpress.com/ Vidtuts]''' - By Benja Kepler.
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* '''[http://www.thinkerer.org/Studios/StuIntro.htm Assorted resources and links]''' - By Thinkerer Melville. Includes guides to filming machinima and telling a story, some video tutorials, and movies of inworld adventures.  
** '''[http://benjakepler.wordpress.com/tag/building/sculpted-objects/ Creating Sculpted Prims]'''
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*** [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=030lQqdPC_s 1. The Apple] Shows the steps required to create a sculpted prim, and includes close-ups of the build tools so that detail can be seen of the settings and options. This video shows how to create an apple, one of the pieces of fruit available in the library.
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*** [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL3-vYK6kK0 2. A Hat] - Using the Rokuro (lathe) tool, this video shows how to create a hat using a sculpted prim.
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** '''[http://benjakepler.wordpress.com/tag/scripts/ Scripting]'''
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*** [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0llTZZYFhhY Dance Animation Script 1. Basic concepts] How to write a script to animate an avatar to dance, using one animation. This shows the basics needed, viz. requesting permission from the avatar to animate and how to start the animation.
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*** [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkykYvFUlDg Dance Animation Script 2. Choice of dances] A 'dance floor' or 'dance ball' offers a choice of dances. This video shows how to do this with two dances. It shows the use of a list, and the dialog and listen functions.
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** '''[http://benjakepler.wordpress.com/tag/languages/ Changing the viewer language to French, Portuguese or Spanish]''' Includes an example place search in that language.
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*** [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5WYBtomqnc French]
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*** [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-smJclSowU Portuguese]
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*** [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8K8t3Go7e5s Spanish]
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** '''[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGnak1bvpCo How to create a forest wall]''' Stretching a photo across two wall panels to give make a 'forest wall'.
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** '''[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G15ngnE5O9s Where Was That Money Tree?]''' How to keep track of Money Trees. Shows the use of logging SLURLs.
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** '''[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHHnzzvSfao Changing the colour of Owner Say messages]''' For version 1.17.2 of the SL viewer.
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* '''[http://www.flickr.com/groups/secondlife/discuss/72157600055309030/ Using snapshot freeze to take precise pictures]''' - By Bella March. By doing this, you can achieve better action shots without re-shooting multiple times.
 
* '''[http://www.flickr.com/groups/secondlife/discuss/72157600055309030/ Using snapshot freeze to take precise pictures]''' - By Bella March. By doing this, you can achieve better action shots without re-shooting multiple times.
  
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* '''[http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEFD6404C450D9A0E LSL (Linden Scripting Language) Tutorials on YouTube]''' - By [[User:Fred Gandt|Fred Gandt]] '''Everything''' explained from the very beginning. No previous knowledge required.
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** Also see [[User:Fred_Gandt/Tuition|Fred_Gandt/Tuition]] for some limited (due to a busy real life) scripting help.
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=== External software ===
 
* '''[http://www.vintfalken.com/video-tutorial-using-ps-liquify-on-secondlife-snapshots Using Photoshop's "Liquify" tool]''' - By Vint Falken. This can help you smooth out and enhance avatar snapshots dramatically.
 
* '''[http://www.vintfalken.com/video-tutorial-using-ps-liquify-on-secondlife-snapshots Using Photoshop's "Liquify" tool]''' - By Vint Falken. This can help you smooth out and enhance avatar snapshots dramatically.
  
* '''[http://youtube.com/watch?v=_r_nGanvNaY tFinder quickstart]''' - By Cid Vilas. Learn how to use [http://www.slexchange.com/modules.php?name=Marketplace&file=item&ItemID=206261 tFinder], the texture search engine.
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* '''[[Wings 3D#Tutorials|Wings 3D sculpted prim vidtuts]]''' - Learn how to use an external modeler good for exporting sculpties to Second Life.
  
 
== [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machinima Machinima] ==
 
== [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machinima Machinima] ==
* '''[http://moomoney.wordpress.com/2006/09/14/how-to-alt-zoom-camera/ How to use the Alt-Zoom Camera]''' - moo Money guides us through using this tool to film movies.
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* '''[https://vimeo.com/98659455/ Machinima Tutorial - 1. Basic things]''' - By Erythro Asimov.
 
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* '''[https://vimeo.com/98684394/ Machinima Tutorial - 2. Playing with camera]''' - By Erythro Asimov.
=== Introductory guides ===
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* '''[https://vimeo.com/98925182/ Machinima Tutorial - 3. Playing with scene]''' - By Erythro Asimov.
* '''[http://www.machinima.com/article.php?id=447 Top 10 Machinima Tips]''' - By Eric Linden.
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* '''[https://vimeo.com/98926502/ Machinima Tutorial - 4. Playing with avatar]''' - By Erythro Asimov.
* '''[http://www.gridreview.com/2007/01/basic_machinima_tutorial.asp Basic Machinima Tutorial]''' - By The Grid Review.
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* '''[http://alt-zoom.blogs.com/classroom/2006/05/how_to_make_a_m.html How to make a movie in Second Life]''' - By Alt-Zoom Studios.
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* '''[http://aeneaideas.wordpress.com/2006/12/02/machinima-in-sl-on-mac-os-x-a-tutorial/ Making Machinima in Second Life on Mac OS X]''' - By Aenea Nori. Although specifically discussing the technical aspects of creating Machinima in Mac OS X, the concepts are applicable to Windows users as well.
 
* '''[http://aeneaideas.wordpress.com/2006/12/02/machinima-in-sl-on-mac-os-x-a-tutorial/ Making Machinima in Second Life on Mac OS X]''' - By Aenea Nori. Although specifically discussing the technical aspects of creating Machinima in Mac OS X, the concepts are applicable to Windows users as well.
 
* '''[http://www.thinkerer.org/Studios/StuIntro.htm Vidder Maker Workshop -- The Six Gates]''' - By Thinkerer Melville.
 
* '''[http://www.thinkerer.org/Studios/StuIntro.htm Vidder Maker Workshop -- The Six Gates]''' - By Thinkerer Melville.
* '''[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZF77gx0BqmY First Login: Moving and Flying at the Orientation Island]''' - By Benja Kepler.
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* '''[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaRDBIektN8 Another Alt-Zoom camera tutorial]''' -  Alt-Zoom camera tutorial by Nimrod.
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* '''[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3wJHnuPIdo--SL Machinima: Come realizzare un video in Second Life FRAPS]''' -  How to makea video in in Second Life FRAPS by Eleonora Porta (2Lifevideos)
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=== Specific products ===
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* '''[http://youtube.com/watch?v=_r_nGanvNaY tFinder quickstart]''' - By Cid Vilas. Learn how to use [http://www.slexchange.com/modules.php?name=Marketplace&file=item&ItemID=206261 tFinder], the texture search engine.
  
== Feature demos ==
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* ''' [http://www.veoh.com/videos/v15843036NmtmqQaH How To Turn a JEVN Vendor into a Hippo Vendor]'''
These aren't intentionally educational, but highlight specific aspects of Second Life.
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- By Rose Evans. Learn how to take a JEVN Vendor, such as a P10 or P20 model (though for the demo I use a 6 panel for speed. :D ), and make it into a Hippo Vendor. As I (Rose) say, if you are converting from JEVN to Hippo you got to build it anyway you might as well use what ya got already set up. :D Best viewed full screen!
  
* '''[http://youtube.com/watch?v=h4BMmq4dono WindLight atmospheric rendering]''' - By Torley Linden.
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* '''[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xM8aqqwVAw En Garde]''' - Strategic fencing. Advance, retreat, parry, lunge!
* '''[http://youtube.com/watch?v=LlfpACg_lww Sculpted prims]''' - By Qarl Linden.
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* '''[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xn6M3O7mBiQ Frootcake]''' - A deliciously spiteful game for 3-5 players
* '''[http://youtube.com/watch?v=yCGqq57Y7uE Flexible prims]''' - By Torley Linden.
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* '''[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iMOoesbk44 Can't Stop]''' - The classic Sid Sackson press-your-luck game comes to Second Life
  
== Misc. ==
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== Also see ==
* '''[http://torley.com/how-to-convert-youtube-videos-for-playing-in-second-life How to convert YouTube videos for playing in Second Life]''' - Step-by-step tutorial for when you want to show a fave clip inworld.
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* '''[http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=second+life+tutorial&search_type=&aq=f YouTube search results for Second Life Video Tutorials]''' - The list is growing!
* '''[http://youtube.com/results?search_type=search_videos&search_query=%22second%20life%22%20tutorial&search_sort=video_date_uploaded&search_category=0 YouTube search results for Second Life Video Tutorials]''' - The list is small and growing!
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* '''[http://www.contentious.com/2007/01/12/second-life-frustration-video-tutorials-please/ SL Frustration: Video Tutorials, please?]''' - Sometimes when I ask myself "Why am I doing this?" while filming, I (Torley) read this post and am reminded of how confused I was when I started. It's insightful.
* '''[http://contentious.com/archives/2007/01/12/second-life-frustration-video-tutorials-please SL Frustration: Video Tutorials, please?]''' - Sometimes when I ask myself "Why am I doing this?" while filming, I read this post and am reminded of how confused I was when I started. It's insightful.
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* '''[http://www.teachertube.com/search_result.php?search_id=second+life&x=0&y=0 teachtube.com]''' - Because K-12 institutions routinely block YouTube, it can be difficult to show great educational examples of Second Life, as well as those wonderful tutorials by Torley and others. However, TeacherTube.com as a purely educational alternative. The list is small.
* '''[http://secondlife.com/community/media.php secondlife.com Community: Media]''' - Showcase of finished, Resident-made machinima.
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* '''[[Video Transcripts]]''' - A list of accessible video tutorials and links to the text files.
* '''[http://torley.com/how-to-convert-youtube-videos-for-playing-in-second-life How to convert YouTube videos for playing in Second Life]''' - An answer to a question that many ask.
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* '''[http://www.teachertube.com/search_result.php?search_id=second+life&x=0&y=0 teachtube.com]''' - Because K-12 institutions routinely block YouTube, it can be difficult to show great educational examples of Second Life, as well as those wonderful tutorials by Torley and others. However, TeacherTube.com as a purely educational alternative. - The list is small.
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Official Video Tutorials

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Friendly greetings! You can learn Second Life in a fun and fast fashion! The enthusiastic Torley is your host, taking you on a tour through tips, tricks, and techniques that'll increase your confidence and make you smile. :) Whether you're a newcomer or longtime Resident, your inworld experience will benefit from these video tutorials.

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Archives

^ Old video tutorial pages that used to be here before we got our searchable player.

Resident-created Video Tutorials

Getting Started Basics

  • Hey Avatar! video tutorial series for beginners from Mo Hax, prepared originally for corporate in-worlding

Assorted topics

  • Tutorials & Tools - By Vlad Bjornson. These cover topics like Vlad's "Top 10 Building Tips" and sculpted prims.
  • Twenty Tutorials - By Benja Kepler. Ten scripting tutorials, plus making furniture, sculpted prims, and Orientation/Help Island basics.
  • How to get started in Second Life - By Mkyschnitzel Campbell, in German and English. general, 34-minute introduction to Second Life. Topics: avatars, communication, Search, interaction, and some locations to show the wide range of possible inworld activities.
  • Phoenixa's tutorial, How I Dance In Secondlife - By Phoenixa Sol in English. Arranging animations in fast and easy to use HUDs, combining animations, gestures to approximate the look of real life dancing within Secondlife.com. Expanded page with links and SLurls now available here Phoenixa Sol 16:35, 4 April 2008 (PDT)

Content creation

  • Assorted resources and links - By Thinkerer Melville. Includes guides to filming machinima and telling a story, some video tutorials, and movies of inworld adventures.

External software

Machinima

Specific products

- By Rose Evans. Learn how to take a JEVN Vendor, such as a P10 or P20 model (though for the demo I use a 6 panel for speed. :D ), and make it into a Hippo Vendor. As I (Rose) say, if you are converting from JEVN to Hippo you got to build it anyway you might as well use what ya got already set up. :D Best viewed full screen!

  • En Garde - Strategic fencing. Advance, retreat, parry, lunge!
  • Frootcake - A deliciously spiteful game for 3-5 players
  • Can't Stop - The classic Sid Sackson press-your-luck game comes to Second Life

Also see

  • YouTube search results for Second Life Video Tutorials - The list is growing!
  • SL Frustration: Video Tutorials, please? - Sometimes when I ask myself "Why am I doing this?" while filming, I (Torley) read this post and am reminded of how confused I was when I started. It's insightful.
  • teachtube.com - Because K-12 institutions routinely block YouTube, it can be difficult to show great educational examples of Second Life, as well as those wonderful tutorials by Torley and others. However, TeacherTube.com as a purely educational alternative. The list is small.
  • Video Transcripts - A list of accessible video tutorials and links to the text files.