Saturday, July 18, 2009

Let's Rock the Castle AGAIN!

To join the party, CLICK HERE. (91, 195, 29)

Monday, July 13, 2009

Harry Potter & Diagon Alley

Have you ever wanted to jump into the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling? Imagine shopping in Diagon Alley, going to school at Hogwarts, or working at the Ministry of Magic.

I've owned a shop in this sim for a while now. Why I did not share it on my blog, I have no idea. Diagon Alley in the sim called Witchcraft is a shopping area. Walk down the streets and see lots of theme inspired shops selling wizard wares such as clothing and magic wands. All shops are inspired by the HP books.

Although all real life avies (the ones behind the keyboard) need to be 18 or over to participate (like all of Second Life), you can choose to roleplay as a child or adult avatar. RP avatars have access to other areas of the sim such as the castle, Quiddich field, etc. Applications for RP are located at Diagon Alley.

I was not able to get an close up look at the Quiddich field, but even from a distance it looked great. Only avies with role play tags are allowed in areas other than Diagon Alley.

What made me think of posting this now? The new movie release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince of course! Marking the special occassion is a hunt starting on July 14 through the shops of Diagon Alley. Come enjoy hunting for Professor Snapes potion bottles and get free merchandise. There is also a costume party on July 16 at 8 p.m.

Come enjoy the sim and the spirit of Harry Potter in Second Life!

To visit Diagon Alley, CLICK HERE. (Witchcraft 79, 24, 24)

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Join us for a mid-week party...

To attend the party, CLICK HERE. (Midnight Oasis 91, 195, 29)

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Blue Galaxy - Convergence of Nature & Space Age

I love great builds in Second Life. The talent and imagination that goes into a great build is tremendous. I found another of these great builds... Blue Galaxy.

When I first teleported in, I was surrounded by a beautiful natural landscape. Towering mushroom type trees; tall, spiked grass patches; and boulders adorn the ground covered with green foliage and sandy patches. The rich, earthy colors and great textures make the landscape a feast for the eyes.

As I continued to look around, I noticed the very modern, space design elements speckled through out the nature. The sleek looking oasis areas look right at home admist the natural beauty. In the modern build areas you'll find places to sit and chat with friends, as well as appropriately themed stores.

What makes a good build excel to greatness is the detail. Ash Soyinka did this well. You see the element of detail in many ways such as the walkways that light up as your avatar walks across each section and the detail in the graphic design elements.

Blue Galaxy is one of the places you need to explore for yourself to see the beauty that pictures just cannot capture.

To visit Blue Galaxy, CLICK HERE. (Blue Galaxy 175, 113, 29)