Category Archives: SL Summary

SL12B fireworks show marks the end for live performances


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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.

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The party celebrations final moments

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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


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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! :) 

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Historical map of Second Life in November 2002

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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)
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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.

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

Snapshots: Bay City’s Seventh Anniversary


Over 55 avatars attended Bay City’s Seventh Anniversary on Sunday 17th May 2015. The parade was great fun down route 66 and the music concert in the North Channel region was excellent from start to end. I can’t wait for next year’s Bay City’s 8th anniversary. :)

Happy 7th Anniversary Bay City

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My favourite Bay City photos from the past 7 years


Bay City 2008

This was my first snapshot of Bay City on the main grid in late December 2008.

Bay City Map 2009

This was one of my first snapshots of the Bay City Map. Taken on 18th January 2009.

Ribbon cutting at Bay City Fairgrounds

Attending the ribbon cutting of the Bay City Fairgrounds. Taken on 25th March 2010.

MG and TG Bay City Now Merged into One

The teen Bay City merged with the Main Grid version of Bay City. Taken on 10th February 2011.

Bay City Tree Lighting 2012

Attending the Bay City Tree Lighting 2012. Taken on 8th December 2012.

Rodvik in Bay City!

Rodvik Linden made a special appearance in Bay City. Taken on 23rd May 2013.

Bay City Mole Day 2014

Celebrating Bay City Mole Day 2014 with a special dance. Taken on 2nd February 2014.

Bay City Map 2015 - 17th May

Bay City Map – 17th May 2015

Highlights: The Basilique Linden Lab inworld meetup


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The inworld meetup today with Lindens and Residents

On Thursday 14th May 2015 between 1pm to 2pm SLT Linden Lab hosted a special inworld meetup at the well known Basilique region with the Second Life community. This time over 100 avatars attended (104 was recorded at one point) and many Lindens stopped by to chat. There were discussions on SL12B, SS Galaxy the next generation platform and many more topics.

There was a live stream via YouTube of this inworld meetup and the meeting was done using text chat. There will be more meetups in near future and I hope to attend those. I did crash a few times but managed to take snapshots of the meeting.

Here are my snapshots of the meetup from today.

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More than 100 avs attended

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The wondering owl attends the meetup

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Visit Basilique here