모두들이 아실 CSI 시리즈, 그중에서 가장 평범한 이야기로 진행되는 CSI:NY 에 제2의 인류사회라 불리우는 Second Life가 출현하는 사례가 나왔다.
TechCrunch에 관련 이야기가 정리되어 있는데 정리보다 실제로 동영상을 보면 한결 이애하기 쉬워질 것으로 보인다.
스토리상 Second Life를 통해서 범인을 수사하고 검거하는 과정중의 하나로 보입니다.Second Life is bracing itself for an influx of new members this coming week with the long awaited episode of CSI:NY does Second Life to be shown in the United States on Wednesday.
The episode will see Mac Taylor (Gary Sinise) entering Second Life to pursue a killer who has killed a Second Life user in a case of virtual stalking gone too far.
CSI:NY fans will be encouraged to join Second Life and investigate the case by following a link on the CBS website. CSI:NY will have three options for CSI-related inworld activities. The first option will allow viewers to walk around virtual New York buildings and visit a CSI lab and play forensic games.
Some reports suggest that Second Life could see one million new user signups following the CSI:NY episode going to air, however it will be more interesting to see how many of the new users will stick around.