World Makers Episode 11: Dwarfins

It is Friday and a new Drax File is out: Dwarfins. The makers of Dwarfins  Dante Spectre and Judy Chestnut are interviewed in this episode.

Inara Pey has an interview with Drax on her blog today. See: The Drax Files 11: the power of creativity.

Drax expresses the direction he is moving with the Drax Files in the interview:

… and for the future, I feel I need to get even deeper into personal stories that are different to the ones we’ve seen; so in the little time I have, the five minutes, the balance does need to be shifted towards the personal story. Not versus the activity, per se,  but what sets it apart from the other stories, rather than repeating what’s in the other stories. It lies in the nature of my goal as well as what people say naturally, without me prompting them, because it seems what is foremost on their minds is the stereotype we are faced with. so sometimes, the subject I’m interviewing is responding in a defensive way, but also sometimes just pushing back, which I really love.


Drax Files – World Makers Episode 7: Rod Humble

Drax put his latest episode of the World Makers out today. This is a fun interview with Rod Humble. It runs 5 minutes and there are some interesting bits of information.

If you have listened to Rod’s 2011 speech at UC Santa Cruz’s meeting Inventing  the Future of Games, you may not be able to pick up on some of the context included in the video. See Rod Humble Speech Released for a brief summary and links to that video.

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The Drax Files – World Makers: Episode 6 – Abramelin Wolfe

This episode is about Abramelin Wolfe one of the people behind Abranimations. His wife helps him. If you have ever searched for a hard to find animation in Second Life™ you have probably come across Abranimations.

Check out Abranimations web site. If you like Jo Yardly’s 1920’s Berlin, then you must have Abranimations’ 1920’s Flapper Dances… or so I think. Abranimations also has a collection of Vintage Dances. They should work too.

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Drax World Makers Episode 5: Engrama

This episode of Drax’s World Makers features musicians that are using Second Life™ to reach an international audience.

Facebook is boring… Second Life is exciting…  Argentinean Pupito Helstein and Lakua Arriaga have fresh take on how they can meet fans and reach a larger audience.

The indie group is Engrama, which if I translate accurately is a spin on something that creates a memory. But, I may be losing something or missing the mark in the translation process. Whatever, you can find them in-world.

According to the events schedule there is a free concert May 11, Saturday, at 3:00 AM SLT. That is a little hard for USA West Coasters to make. The location is Lavender Island. There is a group joiner there.



The Drax Files – World Builders: Episode 4

If you have not read my article Oculus Rift in Second Life, check it out, these tie together. Drax has a new episode of his World Builders series out: Fantasy Faire/RFL. (5 minutes).

Zander Green is talking in most of this video. This is about Fantasy Fair and Relay for Life fund raising. Zander sees SL as a fund rasier’s dream come true. I am waiting for someone to figure out how to combine SL and a some form of a Kickstarter system.

I think the first three have been inspirational. This one knocks it up a notch. If you think so, visit YouTube and LIKE the video. If you are on Facebook, SHARE the video. Give him a hand.

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