The virtual world is a full 3D environment in which you move your character (avatar) around much like in a lot of games. However that is as close to the games as it gets. You can interact with a lot of things in the world. Communication is done through text chat or by voice.
A Word of Warning:
People bring with them into the world all the good and bad they dream of in the real world and in a place where the imagination is the primary limiting factor and anything can be created, there is good and bad produced by them. This island is dedicated to all that is good. 18 years old and over may create their own accounts and come in. 13 to 18 require parental approval to create an account and enter the world. Anyone younger than 13 have to wait until then! Only those who can verify Adult age may access adult content. It is recommended to not age verify to avoid the worst in the virtual world.
First time visitors arrive at a location called Welcome Island where you can try the various exercises to learn how to function in this new world. Simple things like walking, moving objects and eventually flying. However, this location is where everyone arrives and there is general culture shock everywhere. That is why this alternate option has been provided to show you how to get in world and go directly to the SDA Church. You can do the training exercises there in comfort with friends!
The first step in the process is creating a free Second Life© account and to select a representative look for yourself. Choose one that is close to what you want. You will learn how to change every aspect of shape, skin, clothing etc. that is possible to make yourself look as you wish! Now here is how to start your journey into another world and a frontier mission for the church...