Category Archives: SL Coming Soon

Sail for Life Blake Sea Fireworks on 4th July 2015


Sail For Life 2015

Sail For Life 2015

On 4th July 2015 there will be celebrations being held in the Blake Sea in Second Life to celebrate the 4th of July and blast cancer. From 11am SLT to 4:30pm SLT there will be live music, fireworks and many boats. The event takes place in the Blake Sea – Haggerty region.

Schedule of Events:

  • 11 am-1 pm DJ G Winz
  • 1-2 pm Satin & Erin, live music
  • 2-4 pm DJ Barry
  • 3:30-4 pm Fireworks

All proceeds to support Sail for Life Relay for Life team.  Come and relay.

For more information, contact Winnie Sweetwater.

Second Life events happening during July 2015


There are many exciting Second Life events happening during July 2015 and here are some of them. Take note and add these events to your calendar! 

Do you know of any other events happening this month ? , please share them in comments.

Have a great month everyone. :)

SL12B fireworks show marks the end for live performances


SL12B performances end

SL12B performances end with huge firework show

To mark the end of the live performances at SL12B Community Celebration Bewell Ormega put on a huge fireworks show between 11:30pm SLT (28th) to 12am SLT (29th) at the SL12B Stunning Cake Stage. It was really amazing to attend the final event of SL12B and I have to say I have loved this year’s birthday celebrations from start to end.

Thanks to all the organisers for the best party yet. :)

The Linden talks I thought worked really well along with the SL12B music festival. I enjoyed exploring with the SL12B raptor avatar and sharing adventures on my SL Flickr stream. The theme What Dreams May Come I liked and the builds were much better this year. The stages and live music was fantastic. The SL12B BIG Hunt continues until 4th July 2015.

The SL12B regions will remain open for viewing until Saturday 4th July 2015. This is a great time to visit the exhibits and explore before the sims go offline for another year.

SL12B Pizzazz Cake Stage_003

The party celebrations final moments

SL12B Pizzazz Cake Stage_001

The last performance at SL12B

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Raptor loved the party and its now time to head to the wild again

I hope that you have enjoyed by special SL12B blog coverage this week and all my SL12B snapshots can be found on my SL Flickr stream. I’m looking forward to SL13B and I’m sure it will be another awesome one.

Please share in comments your thoughts on SL12B! Thanks :)

 

SL12B Official Music Fest: starts 26th and 27th June 2015


SL12B Ixtlan Stage

SL12B Ixtlan Stage – looks amazing!

Linden Lab have announced that the SL12B Official Music Fest will be held on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th June 2015. There will be live performances from Second Life’s top musicians during this special SL12B concert event. There will be many genres of music during the concert and everyone is welcome to attend. The Ixtlan Stage was built by Cube Republic to mark this special SL12B occasion.

The auditions last month were a huge success with so much talent and it’s time to show support for this huge SL12B Music Festival this weekend. Don’t miss this! :D

SL12B Official Music Fest Schedule – All times are SLT/PDT

Friday 26th June 2015

  • 11am – 11.30am – Alazarin Mondrian
  • 11:30am – 12pm – The Pink Vampire
  • 12pm – 12:30pm – Tamra Hayden
  • 12:30pm – 1pm – Effinjay
  • 1pm – 1.30pm – Amforte Clarity
  • 1.30pm – 2pm – Isabella Rumsford
  • 2pm – 2.30pm – Tempio Breil
  • 2.30pm – 3pm – Phoenix J

Saturday 27th June 2015

  • 8pm – 8.30pm – Mavenn Resident
  • 8.30pm – 9pm – Oblee
  • 9pm- 9.30pm – Collin Martin
  • 9.30pm – 10pm – Taunter Goodnight
  • 10pm – 10.30pm – Donn DeVore
  • 10.30pm – 11pm – Zak Claxton
  • 11pm – 11.30pm – LuvofMusic
  • 11.30pm – 12am (midnight) – Ren Enberg & Quai Franklin
SL12B Ixtlan Stage

SL12B Ixtlan Stage – another view looking outwards

It’s Second Life’s official 12th birthday today


Back on June 23rd 2003 Second Life was launched officially by Linden Lab and today Second Life reaches its 12th birthday. It’s incredible to think how far Second Life has come since then and how much has changed in 12 years. Happy 12th Birthday, Second Life! :) 

Second Life 2002

Historical map of Second Life in November 2002

June 2003

Historical map of Second Life back in June 2003

I’ve been in Second Life for almost 9 years and so much has changed since I first signed up. The last 12 years have not been forgotten because all you have to do is check out the History of Second Life wiki page to go back to the beginning of Second Life through to 2015. 

Check out my SLHistorical wiki page including stats, beta sims, historical locations and maps. 

Previous Second Life birthday themes from SL1B to SL12B

  • 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)
  • SL11B – The empires of the future, are the empires of the mind – (resident run event)
  • SL12B – What Dreams May Come – (resident run event)
SL Beta Time Capsule 2003

SL Beta Time Capsule 2003

It’s time to party and celebrate 12 incredible years of Second Life. Head over to the SL12B regions in Second Life to join in with the birthday celebrations! :)

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SL12B opens today at 12pm SLT


The SL12B community celebration kicks off today from 12pm SLT and everyone is welcome to attend. There will be performances, hunts, live Linden talks, birthday events and much more during the week ahead.

On Tuesday 23rd June 2015 marks Second Life’s official 12th birthday and don’t forget there is a big SL12B hunt happening on more than 90 parcels this year starting today through until 4th July 2015. Check out the hunt map below! :)

Here is a snapshot of the SL12B regions this morning. The regions look really nice and I’m looking forward to exploring them. I hope to volunteer, take snapshots and share what I think in the days ahead.

SL12B regions

 

Stay updated on the SL Community Celebration page on news, events and more.

Premium Members can now be a member of 60 groups


Linden Lab announced on Thursday 28th May that Premium Members can now join up to 60 groups in Second Life from the previous 42 limit. This is great news for anyone that are Premium in Second Life and this change comes into effect immediately.

For non Premium members the group limit still remains at 42 and in the past the lab mentions that the group limit was 10 groups max in the early days of Second Life. It may raise further in the future and we will have to wait until then.

Group Limit History

  • 10 groups- 2003
  • 15 groups – 2004
  • 25 groups – 2006
  • 42 groups – 2011
  • 60 groups – 2015

The blog announcement can be read in full below.

Today we’re thrilled to be rolling out another perk for Premium members: now you can be a member of 60 groups! Groups have been a consistently popular feature among the Residents of Second Life. It may not be obvious, but group membership can have an impact on the performance of a number of systems. That’s why in Second Life’s early days, Residents could only join a maximum of 10 groups. Over the years, we’ve made improvements that enabled us to raise the group limit to a maximum of 42, but we know that for some power users, even that isn’t quite enough, and today we’re happy to raise the bar for Premium subscribers.  We must make sure that the recent gains in group performance are not jeopardized, so for now the new limit is a pilot program. If there are no problems, we will look forward to raising the limit further (stay tuned!).

Premium members can immediately take advantage of the new limit. Downgrading from Premium membership will not remove you from any of your groups, but it will mean that you cannot join any new groups until you remove yourself from enough groups to get below the Basic account limit, which remains at 42.

There are many reasons to maintain a Premium membership in Second Life, and we hope this increased group membership limit makes Premium subscriptions even more attractive. We’ll be adding even more benefits and features for Premium members throughout the year.

Learn more about Premium membership and upgrade your account today. You can pay for your subscription monthly, quarterly, or annually – and the annual plan in particular is a great value. In addition to a total savings of more than $47 compared to a monthly subscription, the value of the weekly L$ stipend means the membership nearly pays for itself!

What do you think about this announcement ?

Please share your views in comments.