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July 8, 2008

profilepic.jpgBy Osprey Therian

Part 1 of a four part machinima I made archiving the 2007 The Show Must go On! variety show which performed around the grid (which the 2008 show is doing now).  Yes, yes, it’s shameful of me since it’s my own troupe of players, but it’s fun and what we all need is more fun.  Now that we are in the Age of Pragmatists silliness might be hard to come by.

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Post your favorite game

May 30, 2008

Freebies are always something to look forward to in SL. SL freebies need not always come from within the world. Let us know your favorite SL game or business by leaving your comments here for a chance to get hold of 1 out of the 5 available Second Life Guides by Killer Guides.

Post your comments between 1 June 2008 to 15 June 2008. Five winners will be picked at random on 16 June 2008.

The Second Life Linden Dollars guide covers topics ranging from how to play and win events and games like Quintzee and Tringo to using third party software for crafting. Event ideas, business opportunities and free scripts are also included. The guide comprises of many ‘how tos’ as well as open ideas making it suitable for new and advance players.

Killer Guides have guides for many online games.Their guides are keep-up-to date with changes in the game and the updates made available to existing customers free of charge. The Second Life Guide is available at their online shop for $29.99.

Don’t forget to leave your email address in the comments so we can contact you.

Happy writing!!

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The Graveyard

May 22, 2008

profilepic.jpgBy Osprey Therian

Ceci n’est pas une pipe

This isn’t a game. It’s an art piece in the format of a game.

The Graveyard from Tale of Tales
Certainly not to everyone’s taste, this very short “game” will engage those whose gaze extends beyond the ordinary.

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Tresure Hunt

May 16, 2008

Treasure hunting it is! If you ever get tired of fast-paced games on the grid, you could always slow down with Starfish Treasure Hunt. The latest event is going to be held on May 18, 2008. You could always regard it as checking in on your luck by seeing if you can snatch any freebies from the hunt if not as a game. Starfishes loaded with prizes, will be scattered all around and between islands. Go to http://secondlife.com/events/event.php?id=1480090&date=1211099400 for the event details.

And if you start having a soft spot for treasure hunting, there’s also the Scavenger Hunt. In 2007, the hunt was held for a community cause (http://www.themsfly.org/). The Second Life events portal, http://secondlife.com/events/, has most events covered. You can check up on the next Scavenger Hunt there. All in all, you could have fun, win some prize and even contribute to the health community.

Try it out and go get em’ starfishes!

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skydiving!

May 12, 2008

If you’re looking for some action, try skydiving! There’s Abbott’s Aerodrome with many freefall shops to begin with. Ofcourse there are many other places to try out this thrill which you can easily look up. In a world free from gravity, flying and floating about is a common thing. Skydiving is the way to go if you want to experience even more reality within the world. You would uncontrollably plummet down like with real skydiving and anticipate your safe landing. This is one sport that you cannot get bored of. Vist http://www.cubeyterra.com/skydiving to see avatars with the most jumps and best average. Events are also held for this exciting sport. You could check up on skydiving events at http://secondlife.com/events. You could also get cheap gear for your first trial from some events. The most recent one lets you get basic chutes for only $1.

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Bitstream Boogie Live at the Juke Joint

April 15, 2008

profilepic.jpgBy Osprey Therian

Komuso Tokugawa /Japan and Hathead Rickenbacker /Canada perform live on this machinima. The Second Life music scene is vibrant and varied, ranging from traditional to ZOMGWTF!11!!1.

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Adult Themed Game For Clubs

April 11, 2008

PRESS RELEASE

Mob Mentality, a new adult themed game designed to be placed in Second Life Clubs and Strip Clubs, is now available! The game offers fun and sexy game play designed to enhance a club goers experience and create a more social environment as players interact while playing.

Zaplok Riggles, the games developer, had this to say: “I designed the game from the ground up to work well in an adult club environment. The questions are sexy and sure to get people talking. The game uses a HUD so there is no annoying chat spam and means the game can be played anywhere in the club while dancing, chatting, etc. I work closely with my game owners keeping the game fresh with new questions and free updates. We also have an innovative pricing structure to allow any club to quickly begin earning money with the game with zero upfront costs.”

For more information on the game, visit the game’s web page: http://www.mobmentality.com/mobmentality You can also send an IM to Zaplok Riggles to setup an in-game demonstration.

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