Visit Amiais Village in Portugal: The Locus Project in Second Life

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When:  Mar 15, 2023 from 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM (PT)
Associated with  Virtual Worlds Interest Group

The Locus Project recreated Amiais village in the Second Life metaverse. Here we aim to develop and test interactive immersive scenarios, based on co-designed ludic storytelling, to explore cultural contents and learn about the cultural heritage of Amiais. The project also aims to understand the impacts of individual characteristics in immersive practices in metaverses in order to conceptualize virtual ludic experiences to promote cultural heritage and converge it with experiences in the physical territory.

a virtual village simulation

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Online Instructions:
Url: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWEC%20Eduverse/186/171/30
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