My SL students have been working in groups to terraform their section of the island. They had a brainstorming tutorial followed by a lab session to put some of their ideas into practice. So far their ideas include:
- A circus
- A ski resort
- A water park
- A playground
- A cafe
- A pub (of course...)
My favourite idea so far is from one of the MSc groups who want to do a giant cocktail jug. There will be various bottles which the user can go into and explore. For example, in the lemonade bottle they would listen to pop music and ride around on bubbles. How cool is that?
We've had a few problems in setting up the correct access rights for each group, and I think we may have a problem in that small parcels of land can't have different terrain textures from each other. So them students will just have to negotiate with each other. There have been a few temper tantrums when students build on each other's land. One guy kept parking his car outside someone else's house which caused some upset. But nothing a lecturer with infinite patience would have trouble with...