Okay, sorry for the somewhat vague reply before.
To Create a slider similar to the one we have:
1- Go to Dashboard >> Revolution Slider
2- Create new Slider Template http://goo.gl/GBCZ0d
3- Give it a Name and an Alias and make sure you set the Grid Settings to 870 and 500
4- Save your template
5- after redirecting click on edit slides, and add a New Transparent Slide
6- Edit the slide, and add 2 layers, apply your preferred slides.
7- Add meta to your layer, to have a clickable http://goo.gl/Ej6CnI
8- Give your post an author name http://goo.gl/Ej6CnI
9- in your slider that I provided before (or a new one) Select “Source Type” Posts
10- Select the template you just create http://goo.gl/xAADwY
11- Select your posts by the different filters or assign selected posts
Hope this was more helpful.