The Drax Files new video teaser of Fantasy Faire 2014


Draxtor Despres uploaded a new video teaser this week of Fantasy Faire 2014 in Second Life which opens officially on Thursday 1st May 2014. Watch the video for beautiful views of the builds and camera angles from the sims. This year’s event will take place on 11 sims and bringing together more than 150 of Second Life best content creators. This of course is to raise as much funds as possible for Relay For Life.

This sneak preview video runs for 1 minute and 17 seconds and please spread the word about Fantasy Faire 2014 which is going to be fantastic this year.

  • Enjoy! 

Dirk Talamasca special tribute show by Designing Worlds


Dirk special show

Designing Worlds is back with a brand new season and today there was a special tribute show at 2pm SLT in Second Life to remember Dirk Talamasca who sadly passed away in real life on Sunday 30th March 2014You can watch the recorded Dirk Talamasca special tribute show here featuring historical footage and snapshots of Dirk’s work.

Since then there have been hundreds of personal tribute messages posted on Dirk’s Facebook page. There have been special memorial services in real life and Second Life to remember Dirk during the past month. Dirk will be missed deeply and may he rest in peace. The memories will be with us forever and lets remember the good times.

(1965 – 2014)

Dirk Talamasca

SL11B exhibitor applications now open


SL11B exhibitor applications are now OPEN, so if you are interested in building either on land or underwater for the birthday then now is the ideal time to apply. The closing date for SL11B exhibitor applications is Tuesday 20th May 2014. The theme for SL11B is “The empires of the future are the empires of the mind”. 

Last year for SL10B there were over 500 exhibitors applications received. SL10B from start to finish was a big success I thought and hopefully SL11B will be another birthday celebration this year.

Number of applications received for SL10B

  • Over 500 exhibitor applications
  • Over 470 performer applications
  • Over 350 volunteer applications

History of Second Life Birthday themes 

  • SL1B – Second Life First Year Anniversary Gala
  • SL2B – Giant museum displaying various large builds, pictures of SL over time
  • SL3B – Hooray for diversity and Looking towards the future
  • SL4B – “era” of SL
  • SL5B – SL Culture
  • SL6B – The Future of Virtual Worlds
  • SL7B – Unexpected Collaborations
  • SL8B – Magic of Second Life
  • SL9B – Community (resident run event)
  • SL10B– Looking Forward. Looking Back (resident run event)
  • SL11BThe empires of the future are the empires of the mind (resident run event)

NEW:  Check out the brand new second video for SL11B below.

The countdown has started and are you ready to celebrate 11 years of Second Life ?

First video for SL11B Community Celebration


Check out the first video for SL11B Community Celebration which runs for 1 minute and 17 seconds. The resident run birthday celebrations will be held on 22nd June through to 29th June 2014.

Video uploaded by Saffia Widdershins and there are more SL11B videos that will be uploaded in the coming weeks.

 

Bay City 6th Anniversary press release


Bay City 6th Anniversary Celebration
Bay City 6th Anniversary Celebration

Check out the new press release for Bay City 6th Anniversary in Second Life which will be held on 18th May 2014. This is one of the biggest annual events that Bay City hosts each year and everyone is welcome to attend the Bay City 6th anniversary celebrations.

BAY CITY, SL (21 April, 2014) – Created by Linden Lab® in May of 2008 and the first of their “Linden Department of Public Works” projects, Bay City has become one of the most popular mainland communities. In honor of the sixth anniversary, Bay City’s Residents welcome everyone to join their annual parade and live music event. 

Anniversary celebrants will gather at noon SLT/PDT on Sunday, the 18th of May, with a parade lineup at the bandshell in Bay City – Harwich (SLurl). The parade will make its way down Route 66 beginning at 12:30 p.m. SLT/PDT, concluding at the Bay City Fairgrounds in the North Channel region (SLurl).

A live concert will kick off at 1:30 p.m. SLT/PDT at the Bay City Fairgrounds, featuring a trio of live acts and including GoSpeed Racer of KONA Stream providing music leading into the event.

All Residents of the Second Life grid are encouraged to participate. Celebration goods are available at the Bay City Community Center, in the Daley Bay region, for those who wish to be a part of the parade, and ample viewing area is provided. The music event is also open to all who desire to attend.  

Bay City is a mainland community, developed by Linden Lab™ and home to the Bay City Alliance. The Bay City Alliance was founded in 2008 to promote the Bay City regions of Second Life™ and provide a venue for Bay City Residents and other interested parties to socialize and network. It is now the largest Bay city group, and home to most Residents of Bay City.

For more information, contact: Marianne McCann (marianne.mccann@gmail.com)

It’s almost time to celebrate 6 years of Bay City so please spread the word. 🙂

Happy Easter to all my SL friends and blog followers


I would like to wish all my SL friends and blog followers a happy Easter weekend. Woooot!

Snapshot taken from 2014 EASTER TOWN in Second Life
Snapshot taken from 2014 EASTER TOWN in Second Life
Easter 2014
Snapshot taken from 2014 EASTER TOWN in Second Life

Happy Easter Holidays!