press play

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 21 October, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 21 October, 2007, 12:00am

What would it be like if real-life office workers functioned as avatars - their 3D graphical representations - in the virtual world of Second Life? The Paris staff of DraftFCB, a large multinational advertising agency based in Chicago, plays out that scenario in this laugh-out-loud video at www.youtube.com/watch?v=flkgNn50k14. The digital alter egos of Second Life members can fly, but they still bump into walls and each other, and are clumsier to use than old arcade video games.