Friday, November 14, 2008

Interesting Build to Walk Around - Sick

It just seems so appropriate that I find an area in SL called Sick during a week that my RL avie has been so sick. LOL. Sick is made up of 4 sims in SL including S.I.C49. It is a futuristic city that is truly amazing. I have some picks here, but they really don't do the sim justice. You have to see it for yourself! From what I have read, these sims have been created for the setting of an original movie.

Sick isn't the most interactive build in SL, but it is intriguing to walk around. One of the most fascinating builds I have ever seen. The city parts of the build remind me a bit of Blade Runner. There is some shopping themed with the area. I noticed a few weapons stores for those that like to role play. The sims are Japanese owned so most of the signs and information is displayed in Japanese.

Flying is turned off in these sims. I got myself totally lost exploring the sims which I think is a big part of exploring. Even though I didn't encounter much, I read that there are some surprises along the way like manhole covers that explode when you walk over them. I'll have to do some more exploring and check it out.

Take some time and get yourself lost in Sick.

To visit, CLICK HERE. (sick 217, 123, 28)

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Mmm..good - 7 Days Magic Bakery

I have been stumbling over the most creative and beautiful sims lately. The 7 Days Magic Bakery is definitely one of them. The main RL company is Vivartia. The baked goods and snack brands include 7 Days pastries and breads.

For a corporate based SL presence, I am so impressed with the creativity. The sim is an interactive and multimedia creation with touches that reminds one of a Pixar creation. The background music is reminiscent of some of the lighter music of the Harry Potter films (magical).

Make sure you turn on all your multimedia settings for the sim to get the full effect. If for some reason you can't, the boards that say CC deliver a note card with what the guide is saying to you. You are greeted by Rusty the Customs Bot who clears you for entry into the 7 Days Magical Bakery. He also suggests that you visit the Town Hall next.

Sophia, your tour guide at Town Hall, guides you to the bakery.

Chef Alina and Test Bot 0-X3 greet you at the bakery. They give you instructions to make your own delicious sweet and savory snacks. Sit on the seat of any machine with a green READY sign. The chair will take you to each station. Choose your options first (look at the different buttons and gadgets on the machine) and touch the green GO! button. You will automatically move to the next step.

Once you have made your creation, buy it for L$0. Don't forget to right-click on it and take it with you also.

Tour around the town to see what else is around. You'll find a couple of cafes along the way. An orientation island is being build adjacent to the sim on the SW side. Only a couple of things work there right now.

I found this place absolutely charming!

To visit, CLICK HERE. (7Days Magic Bakery 249, 10, 25)