Visit the University of Western Australia's site to check out info on the latest Machinima contest. The challenge is to create a machinima that features at least one of the artworks submitted to the UWA 3D Open Art Challenge. What can you create? Submissions are accepted through Nov. 10. You could be one of the winners in the L$300,000 prize pool!
About this blog
A showcase of some of the amazing things going on in Second Life - from snapshots, to gifs, to edits and landscapes. If you're interested in being featured, submit your pics to the Official Flickr Group. Looking for places to visit inworld for pics and adventures? Check out the Destination Guide for places to explore.
Entries in this blog
Check out the SL Pic of the Day, "Astrape, Goddess of Lightning, by Lyresa Werefox.
"It came to be on Halloween, the day the night took over. And I was caught by a friend or two, and a boy just slightly older. They claimed me scared, chicken, a scaredy cat, a slightly quivering mass..." — Barbara Blackcinder
The above passage opens "Halloween at the Graveyard," a poem that appears in the new SL web-based publication Wordmonger. This new literary site features original visual poetry, micro-fiction and short stories from writers who frequent Book Island in Second Life.
Check out Wordmonger to read the full poem and other literary creations from the SL community.
Check out the SL Flickr Pic of the day, "INK," by Ysé Ah. Visit inworld at http://bit.ly/qZU9bB.
Aspen's 2011 Halloween Project is based on the soon-to-be-published short story "The Dare" by Daniel Mathews. On Halloween night, three boys dare one another to explore Northstun Manor. Their adventures will take them through a murky swamp, the infamous Northstun Manor and finally an extensive graveyard. Don't miss the daily prizes and giveaways.
Check out this spooky trailer by SL Resident and machinima artist Natascha Randt:
Check out the SL Flickr Photo of the Day, "Misty Morning Green and Wild," by Green and Wild.
What's your Second Life journey been like? Share your story in the group pool and check out today's selection by misspreiss.
Check out the SL Flickr Photo of the Day, "Mos Eishley," by Daana Kira.
Check out the SL Flickr Pic of the Day, "Playin' with Cao's pixels ," by Bodza Blackadder.
Check out the SL Flickr Pic of the Day, "Avilion - Harvest Festival Parade and opening," by Osiris LeShelle. Visit Avilion inworld here!
The countdown is on!
Burn2, which is an extension of the Burning Man festival and community, begins Oct. 1 in Second Life. This year's theme is "Rites of Passage," and the event will include nine days of music, art and live performances.
Blogger Inara Pey has the inside scoop on the first two days of events on her "Living in a Modern World: Thoughts on Virtual Living" blog.
You can also visit the official Burn2 website for more details.
How has your SL look changed over the years? Share your favorite SL evolution photos in the Group Pool on Flickr and add your comments to the discussion. Check out Eshi Otawara's looks throughout the years here.
Check out the SL Flickr Photo of the Day, "012," by Kamian.
Check out the SL Flickr Pic of the Day, "The Shadow over Innsmouth," by coccoL. VIsit innsmouth here!
Check out the SL Flickr Pic of the Day for Sept. 24, "Hello, my flickr's friends," by Ludmilla Writer.