Newcomer Friendly Spots
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New to Second Life? Check out these locations that offer orientations, tutorials and other resources for new virtual world Residents.
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Help Island is an easy to learn island with a freebie mall. Take a boat, land a plane, shoot clay pigeons, you can even learn how to DJ. They also have personal mentors to answer questions. So with tons to do and see, you should check it out.View this destination »
Welcome to Rena's Cove! Enjoy some sun and sand, meet new people, dance, hang out or just kick back and have a few drinks. If you're feeling adventurous, why not trek beyond the cliffs and explore the tunnels? There's plenty to do and tons to see all around the island. Be sure to share your new experiences and adventures at http://www.flickr.com/groups/meleeisland/.View this destination »
Travel to La Grand-Place in Brussels, where the famous UNESCO World Heritage site is meticulously reproduced in Second Life. More info at www.brussels1000.be.View this destination »
Join the party at BittR.end, where you'll be surrounded by hot dancers, deejays and an awesome soundtrack. Dance away your troubles or join others for a round of trivia. More info at http://www.wix.com/thebittrend/bittrend.View this destination »
The Britannia Village New Resident Center is a great place to start your travels in Second Life. Based in the busy and friendly sim of Britannia Village, the center has information on learning how to to control your avatar, how to interact with vehicles, gadgets and games, as well as advice on some social practices. Exclusive freebies include an AO, clothes, vehicles and gestures!View this destination »
Otium is Latin for leisure and laziness. Otium also explains the philosophy of this archipelagic retreat. Get away from your necessities and obligations and slip into the intellectual leisure of the creative dimension. Otium is the ideal place to relax.View this destination »
Relax and meet new people at the Shelter, a safe place for new avatars in Second Life since 2004.View this destination »
New to Second Life? New Citizens Incorporated is a community-run portal offering help, education and support for new Residents.View this destination »
It's part art walk, part new user orientation! Come learn how to interact with the virtual world, see what other famous residents create here, and get ideas for what you would like to see and do next in Second Life. The Inspiring Orientation is an active, growing exhibit hosted by MetaHarpers.View this destination »
New residents are invited to learn the day-to-day basics of Second Life on this lush, wooded tutorial path. Learn movement, communication, outfits, and more. Assistance and mentoring are also available for new and experienced residents alike. All are welcome, but this tutorial zone is optimized for the Firestorm Viewer. (http://phoenixviewer.com).View this destination »
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