So you like making your avatar look good. Quirky. Cool. And, like most people, you have a secret passion for photography.
Rejoice. This fall, NUS Ridgecats will be hosting a Best Avatars Contest, where you stand to win up to $100 worth in prizes - microphones, speakers, thumb drives, Botak Jones and Frolick vouchers.
Joining the contest is simple. All you need to do is form a team of two to four people, snap a group shot of your team's Second Life avatars; post it on Facebook, making sure to get your friends to 'like' and comment on them; and then email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
with the (hi-res) picture and your details (avatar and real names, matric numbers, handphone numbers, email addresses, and faculty) - all by 14 Aug
Judging criteria include aesthetics, originality of concept, as well as the reception your shot garners on Facebook (secret hint #1: the more 'likes' and comments you get, the higher your chances of winning).
But wait, you might say - what if I don't know anything about Second Life?
Don't fret: the NUS Ridgecats will be hosting workshops on 29th Jul at The Think Lab in Computer Centre. You can come either for the 10-12pm or 1-3pm tutorial (or both).
(Secret hint #2: Come for the tutorial, and you'll get a free NUS Second Life tee!)
(Secret hint #3: We'll teach you all those kick-ass Second Life avatar-zhenging and photography techniques during the workshop. And if you need any help with CORS...)
Have questions? Email us at email@example.com, or just talk to us during the Matric Fair!