SL recap of January 2010


Here are links of some of the popular events and stories during January 2010 around the Second Life community. What are you going to remember most about January 2010 in SL/RL ?

Big RL news this month

  • Heavy snow in UK
  • Haiti earthquake
  • Firefox 3.6 was released
  • Announcement of iPad
  • AVATAR in 3D best ever
  • Andy Murray Loses Final

Its been a very interesting and busy month again. In February 2010 we can look forward to SL Valentines Day 2010, Linden Homes launch, SL Pro conference, more updates on viewer 2, RFL2010, machinima international festival 2010 and more interesting stuff. I will try and blog about it all on my blog next month. Follow me on Plurk, Twitter and Facebook for the latest SL news. 😀


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Relay For Life 2010 in Second Life


Relay For Life 2010 (sixth) will be back this year on July 17th-18th in Second Life. Registration opens on February 1st 2010. Relay For Life theme for this year is “Wishing On A Cure” and you register your team here: http://www.relayforlife.org/relay/slregistration.

About Relay For Life of Second Life

Relay For Life of Second Life (RFL of SL) is a division of Relay For Life in an online virtual world. Relay For Life teams fundraise from mid-March through mid-July. On July 17 and 18 we will walk a track for 24 hours, just like in a real world Relay For Life. Team members build and gather at their team campsites, enjoy live music, participate in fun events, and explore the many Relay sims and the incredible builds by some of Second Life’s top designers, as the event runs overnight and into the next morning.

Upcoming Shedule – Note these dates

  • Feb 1st, 2010 — Teams registration opens!
  • Feb 12th-13th — Information sessions from 6am-4pm
  • March 13th, 2010 — Kick-off Party
  • July 17th-18th, 2010 — Go Relay!

Relay For Life 2009

  • “One World, One Hope”
  • July 18th-19th 2009
  • 37 sims
  • Over 120 teams participanted
  • Over 2, 000 avatar participants
  • 26 countries held over 300 team fundrasing events
  • Raised more than US$275,000