Sansar Basics: Atlas, Desktop Mode Movement, Chat and Friends

Inara Pey has written another excellent blogpost on how to use the Sansar desktop client software, complete with helpful tables and diagrams.

Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World

(courtesy of Linden Lab)

The following is a basic guide to using Sansar when visiting / exploring experiences. As the majority of Second Life users do not have VR headsets and controllers, the focus on using Sansar in Desktop mode. Those using a VR headset and controllers, or who have a game controller, should refer to the following official Sansar help pages:

Some of the following notes have been drawn from my earlier articles on getting start with Sansar and pick and tips, and are included her for completeness

The Atlas

Client

  • Use the menu to switch Atlas view between displaying all publicly available experiences, those produced by Sansar Studios (Linden Lab and partners), and those you have created.
  • Use the Create button to start creating an experience (if available), review your existing experiences or change your Sansar subscription.
  • Use the scroll wheel…

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One thought on “Sansar Basics: Atlas, Desktop Mode Movement, Chat and Friends”

  1. I was thinking of buying a head mounted display until I heard the following, “if you are using a VR rig, you cannot see the chat, nor can you respond, because you cannot type while using the rig.”. Assuming this is true it is a problem for me and probably some others. Why? Because of an injury I can’t physically talk but I can type. It seems if I bought a HMD I could walk around a look at things but I couldn’t communicate. If this isn’t true please comment to this response.

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