Learning The Basics - Setup Somnium Space

Getting Started

Before exploring Somnium Space, we recommend you first do some background reading to familiarize yourself with the basic concept. Start at the overview section, check the technical requirements, then work through this educational segment of DCL Plazas. If you have already done so, then congratulations, you’re ready to get started!

There are a few things need to do before being able to visit Somnium Space:
1) Download Steam and create an account (What is Steam?)
2) Find and download Somnium Space from the official Somnium Space website
3) Create an account with Somnium Space and join their discord

Please note: Somnium Space is not currently available on Mac. Once you have the Somnium Space client installed on your computer, and have created an account, you are ready to explore Somnium Space, either in 2D mode or Virtual Reality. The software will guide you through the simple process of creating an avatar . Select Use this Avatar , close window and launch VR OR 2D to enter world .

In order to get the best experience from any virtual blockchain world, you should also download and install MetaMask, a free digital wallet, on your browser. This guide assumes you will be using the Google Chrome browser.

>> Download the MetaMask browser extension <<

Watch the video on this page to help guide you through the installation process. It takes around 2 minutes to complete. Installing Metamask is only required for Somnium Space if you want to purchase land.

Avatar Creation
You should follow the instructions in the avatar section of this guide to register your avatar.

TIP: Click here to open our interactive map in another tab, which should help guide you around places of interest in the virtual world.

If you need help with anything in this section, join the community and ask your question. You will usually receive help from a friendly face right away.

For more information about Somnium Space, you can also visit the official website: somniumspace.com

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