Not Possible IRL = SLCC 2009 Solo preso
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Not Possible IRL = SLCC 2009 Solo preso



This was the first half of a presentation created to explain what "not possible IRL" or NPIRL virtual content is. The second half of the presentation was a workshop.

This was the first half of a presentation created to explain what "not possible IRL" or NPIRL virtual content is. The second half of the presentation was a workshop.



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Not Possible IRL = SLCC 2009 Solo preso Presentation Transcript

  • 1. NPIRL
    Not Possible in Real Life
  • 2. Not Possible IRL is…
    • A working group of content creators in Second Life, OpenSim and other virtual worlds
    • 3. A blog
    • 4. A concept we apply to virtual content, to a way of thinking, and possibly even a way of life
  • In Real Life, we remember the first time man walked on the moon
    Transformative moments
  • 5. It’s personal and
    can’t be duplicated
    What was the transformative moment in your Second Life?
  • 6. Second Life is…
    the most affordable and complete tool
    I know of to commit
    hardcore creativity
  • 7. ~ Epiphanies ~
    Stumbling upon Earth Primbee’s “Inspire Space Park”
  • 8. It’s a state of MIND
    Nur Moo’s “Transparent Mood”
  • 9. It isn’t always about the prims
    Stephen Venkman’s “Floating with nothing but…”
  • 10. How do you use Second Life?
    Arahan Claveau’s “Small Story…
    a Tale Without Words”
  • 11. Some people startle me with their uses of Second Life
    Keiko Morigi’s interpretation of Baglione’s “Heavenly love conquering earthly love”
  • 12. NPIRL content….
    indulges our sense of make-believe
    AM Radio’s “The Far Away”
  • 13. NPIRL content…
    makes us laugh
    Tooter Claxton’s deflatable muscle man
  • 14. NPIRL content…
    can fundamentally affect our behavior, perception and even our self-perception
    Image: Sylph’s by Eladrion-Issobelle
  • 15. NPIRL content…
    is often physically impossible in Real Life
    Miki Gymnast’s Klein bottle
  • 16. NPIRL content…
    defies the laws of gravity
    Sugar Seville’s Dorkbot seating
  • 17. NPIRL content….
    can do strange, wonderful and surprising things
    Ashanti Leshelle’s “Flyby”
  • 18. NPIRL fashion…
    is garment-based and not a biological part of the avatar
    Eshi Otawara’s POPPI outfit
  • 19. NPIRL fashion
    can be from any era in time, real or imagined
    Cutea Benelli’s luxury steampunk heels (complete with steam and moving gears)
  • 20. NPIRL fashion…
    lets me experiment with my look in ways I never could in Real Life
    Blessings on Sinnocent Mirabeau for making Cog hair
  • 21. NPIRL avatar or fashion?
    Sometimes it is hard to say!
    Skin by 3star Tyne
  • 22. Like cyborgs, for instance
    Cyborg parts by Justen Jigsaw
  • 23. NPIRL avatars are…
    Image: Jaid Marsi
    Avatar: Flea Bussy
  • 24. NPIRL avatars…
    Teach us to live in someone or something else’s wings
    Image: Stephen Venkman
  • 25. NPIRL content…
    let’s you travel in your style
    Carrah Rossini’s airships!
    Photo by Alpha Auer
  • 26. Reach into yourself and become…
    Avatar by Kazuhiro Aridian
    Photo by Stephen Venkman