The 9th annual SL Christmas Expo opens officially in Second Life on Thursday 5th through until Sunday 15th December 2019. This year the expo will feature over 170 merchants, a snowman contest, gaches, raffles, a kids fashion runway show, christmas entertainment and much more. The first ever Ebbe Linden Bear will be revealed on 5th December and will be available for a L$250 donation to the American Cancer Society.
Everyone’s attention will probably go the 4th unveil for the new Linden Homes that will launch very soon. The good news is that one lucky bidder will receive a 6 month Premium Membership and a 4th Edition of Linden Home with exclusive seasonal content located in a special parcel just for them.
The Linden Reveal region north of the SL Christmas Expo regions is worth keeping your eyes on. The homes have been kept under the radar in recent weeks. Apparently pictures and a teleport will be posted here sometime on Thursday 5th December 2019. Check often throughout the day.
There are 12 regions for the SL Christmas Expo 2019 this year. Check out the first preview of the map of the regions below.
Great news to hear this week is that Linden Lab have now included a new special feature (see today’s updated post) for the Linden Home content packs for Traditional, Houseboat and Trailer homes on the Bellisseria continent in Second Life which now includes new snow caps and new Winter lights. The content packs are now available via your house controllers. Make sure you agree to the Seasonal Content and Decoration Guidelines though.
Update To The Release Schedule
The new normal release schedule is roughly one region per day Monday to Friday.
For seasonal holidays there may be shorter longer delays in the release schedule.
On Monday 7th October Patch Linden announced on the Second Life Forums that he has now moved position at Linden Lab. Patch Linden new title is the Vice President of Product Operations.
Thanks everyone for the congrats and well wishes! My new title is Vice President of Product Operations.
It has been an honor and pleasure in serving the community over the past 12+ years.
Patch has worked in many departments over the years at the lab from Concierge, to being the Operations Support Manager, working on the Product team to Land Operations which includes the Linden Department of Public Works (LDPW).
Patch recently was the Senior Director of Product Operations and this week (starting 7th October) he has become the Vice President of Product Operations. Wooot!!
Congratulations Patch and well done. Thanks for everything you have done to make Second Life more amazing over the years.
The first batch of new regions opened this morning south of the Bellisseria continent on Monday 16th September. Check out the new Campwich Station, Forest and Lodge. There are trailers/campers nearby to view. The regions will be opening up in phrases.
I’ll be blogging more about these new regions shortly…