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Visual Outfit Browser is Live!

by Community Manager on ‎09-15-2016 03:08 PM

Out now is a feature that is sure to make browsing your outfits a breeze… Introducing, the Visual Outfit Browser out now as part of the default viewer!

In Second Life, personalizing your avatar and expressing yourself through outfits and accessories is an art in and of itself. Bloggers, fashionistas, role-players, and pretty much everyone else knows that finding the perfect thing to wear can be a timely challenge when searching for items in your inventory by name. Creating outfits is a great way to keep some of your best looks organized and within easy reach, but what if you have lots of similarly named outfits, or can't quite remember which look you put together? With the new Visual Outfit Browser (VOB) feature, you can take snapshots, upload images, or even use an existing image from your inventory to assign a thumbnail to your outfit folders. Images should be no larger than 256 x 256 - so keep that in mind when taking your pics.  It's a great way to browse your virtual closet and get inspired for your next wardrobe change.

For more details, check out our Knowledge Base article on this feature. Get the latest browser now, have fun, and we hope you enjoy this cool new feature!


We very happy to announce a major milestone for an exciting update to Second Life avatars…


You might remember the first introduction back in December 2015: we opened up Resident participation for Project Bento. Bento greatly extends the avatar skeleton, allowing the creation of many new kinds of exciting content. Today we are happy to announce the next phase in the development. The Bento Viewer is now a Release Candidate Viewer! This is the last stage before becoming the official release Viewer.


If you are interested in avatar content creation, please give the new Viewer a try, and if you encounter problems, please let us know right away by filing a JIRA bug report. We believe the skeleton and sliders are in their final state, but the Release Candidate Viewer is intended to give us the opportunity to test with a much larger number of users to be sure we're ready to deploy throughout Second Life. It’s very important to hear about any remaining problems as soon as possible. You can also review the release notes for this Release Candidate.


Thanks to everyone who has made Bento possible through your ongoing enthusiasm and feedback! With your help, Bento will soon be ready for integration to the main Second Life viewer, allowing all Residents to enjoy even more innovative avatars.

This time of year is an interesting blend of those who hold on to the last shimmering days of summer, and those who rush towards the rioting leaves of Fall a magical between time that celebrates two seasons simultaneously. The sights and sounds of a summer Renaissance Fair mingle with the scents of pumpkin spice and cinnamon nutmeg.

Second Life is full of the best of both worlds with a healthy variety of things to keep you celebrating September in all its seasonal mashup glory. Our Destination Guide editorial team has crafted a list of spots you are not going to want to miss.

You’re going to want to have your cameras handy to capture the best parts of your adventures. The official Second Life Flickr page is where we select images to feature on our social media channels as part of the Pic of the Day program. Maybe your pic will be selected!

You can also submit your spot for Destination Guide consideration, if it’s not there and you’d like it to be.

Grab a snack, and let’s get exploring!


The 6th Annual Renaissance Hunt and Fair

Welcome to the 6th annual Renaissance Hunt and Faire which will take place September 1-30. There will be Renaissance, Medieval and Fantasy-themed gifts to find hidden all over the grid in 65 participating shops. At the Faire, you'll enjoy a mini-hunt, entertainment, food, drink, shopping, dancing, gachas and general good times, Renaissance style!

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Venta Silurum

Venta Silurum is a sim filled with adventure and photography with a full range of location types creatively put together, including cliff top ruins, farmland and wetlands. Come explore and create!

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Mining Mayhem!

Visit an old abandoned mine that's been long forgotten after being shut down and closed. There has been so many unexplained deaths over the years, so no one knows what still lurks there. There have been rumours of awful moans coming from deep inside. Dare to explore?

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The Curio Exhibition

The Curio is an 3D and 2D exhibition in Second Life, held Sept. 10-30 at the Serena Imagine Arts Center. Featuring a written story by Eleseren Brianna and in the spirit of an Victorian adventure, we introduce you to the Enkeli...

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Fantasy Gay Pride 2016

Celebrate all sexual orientations in this special event, held Sept. 16-25. Dance and enjoy several stage shows, live music, games and a sim-wide hunt. Strut the catwalk, share a poem, relax with friends or fly a rocket. Be part of the experience! Explore interactive environments from ancient Egypt and Greece through the present and into the future!

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Templeton Cove Block Party

Templeton Cove and Shangrla Radio invite you to attend its 10th Anniversary Celebration, held Sept. 12th to 16th. Events include live music, bumper boat races, a memorial work, "all-star rock fest", art stroll, free prizes and more!

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The Liaison Collaborative

The Liaison Collaborative is an innovative, intimate events company based entirely within Second Life. TLC opens to the public every 7th through the 30th. More info at liaisoncollaborative.com.

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Couture Fair 6 - Back to School

This sexy couture event is back for the sixth time with a special "back to school" edition! Come and join one of Second Life's most popular shopping experiences where exclusives and quality is a guarantee and fun is to be had! Event held Sept. 10-Oct. 1.

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Peacehaven - A New Beginning

Peacehaven - A New Beginning is a beautiful corner of Second Life created by Blu Blaize. Come and enjoy this wonderful beach, park and forest setting. Take fantastic photos. Dance or cuddle with that special someone. Enjoy the peace and serenity or explore to your hearts desire.

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Visit Abbey's latest creation: a collage of shops with rare and limited yard sale items set in a seaside setting. Wander the sim to find art scattered about (available to buy) and plenty of photo poses. Have fun and be happy as you watch the seasons change.

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If you love to be scare, come to Haunted! There are two sims full of spooks and scares, including an apocalyptic city where zombies are king. There is a lot to do here if the zombies let you, so make sure you bring your friends...you may need them!

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Cape San Blas Beach

Cape San Blas Beach caters to ocean lovers, surfers, and anyone looking for a quiet, peaceful place to relax. Inspired by the small-town, coastal charms of Old World Florida, the landscaping and cottage-style homes are hand-picked to evoke simpler days of the past. Cape San Blas Beach is the preservation of virgin sand dunes, wild-life, and minimal human footprint, on the serene Gulf Coast.

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Tranquility Village

Visit this small Norse-themed village on an island below a mysterious mountain. Rumors abound of dark things dwelling deep within the mountain's cave.

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I mentioned once how walking along the piers here in San Francisco is a bit like walking around The Arcade Gacha event with a really great windlight, and now it’s time to take another stroll along the virtual piers at The Arcade. I’ve been saving up my Lindens and I hope you have, too. There are tons of amazingly cool items to collect from some of the most clever designers on the grid. Even if gachas are not your thing, be sure to drop by when things have calmed down to enjoy the beautiful build sites, sounds, and all!

Believe it or not, Halloween is already creeping its way into Second Life and there’s new haunted and horrific attractions to brave with your besties. You know what they say about horror movies never go into the basement alone!

Cica Ghost returns with another stunning build, that is sure to be the perfect photogenic spot to snap some screenshots. The official Second Life Flickr page is where we select images to feature on our social media channels as part of the Pic of the Day program. Maybe your pic will be selected!

Those are just a few of the new Destination Guide Highlights to hit in recent days but as always there are plenty more to explore that our editors have conveniently put together below.

You can also submit your spot for Destination Guide consideration, if it’s not there and you’d like it to be.

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The Arcade Gacha Events

The Arcade Gacha Events presents the ultimate GACHA experience! Guaranteed to delight shoppers, The Arcade offers unique transferable items from 100 of the grid's top designers. Discover that perfect gift to surprise and delight everyone on your list this year!

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You.Gatcha Event

You.Gatcha © is an innovative monthly shopping event with fashions, poses, home and garden items and more. Learn more at yougatchaevent.wixsite.com/yougatchaevent. Opens Sept. 4.

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London City 7th Birthday

London City celebrates its 7th birthday in Second Life. Throughout September, you can enjoy live events and weekend concerts to celebrate. There's also a fun fair, vintage memorabilia hunt and themed collectables from London City's seven years in Second Life. Details at mainlandlondon.blogspot.co.uk.

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Library by Cica Ghost

''The only thing that you absolutely MUST know, is the location of the library.'' - Albert Einstein

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The Adventure Game Nexus

The Adventure Game Nexus provides portals out to the very best adventure games in Second Life. Games are vetted and hand picked to represent the highest quality games SL has to offer.

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The Fantasia Experience

Explore eight chapters as you quest and experience this neverending cinematic adventure.

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Halloween Town

Halloween Town is filled with spooky rides and attractions including haunted houses, a fun house and much more to explore!

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Viper's Haunted Halloween

Welcome to this spooky Halloween event on Viper's haunted Halloween sim. Take a tour and follow the bridge up to the haunted house. There is also a newly built asylum to explore. Have your way throughout the amazing maze before you are entering the misty cemetary.

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Afterhours District

Come and take a walk in a beautiful shopping district inspired by the 19th century with stunning Victorian buildings and glimpses of mysterious, dark and misty streets. This vintage atmosphere is characterized by refinement and magnificence. The Afterhours District is comprised of 40 shops including jewelry makers, design and furniture shops, fashion stores and one event building.

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Serene Heart Community

Serene Heart is an ecumenical community of monks and nuns, born to share prayers together. Prayer services are held daily at 11 a.m. (Pacific). For any requests, please contact the Abbot, father Emmanuel Francisco Xavier SJ.

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Loop Lounge

Music begins where language ends. Loop Lounge hosts real house music events every Wednesday.

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The Village & BarDeco

Visit this small village on the water where you can stroll beside the sea in a zen atmosphere and relax. Grab a drink and listen to the music of the best deejays in SL at BarDeco.

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S T I G M A T A is home to Club Stigmata and a Russian vampire community.

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We're proud to introduce the all-new "Fantasy" starter avatars, covering a diverse range of "genre" styles including steampunk, vampires, sci-fi, post-apocalyptic… and beyond!

There are 10 fresh starter avatars available right now, and you can use them as a basis for further customization — explore the Second Life Marketplace and personalize to your liking. These new avatars have normal "system" bodies with mesh wearables, which makes it easy to change their hair, clothes, accessories, and more!

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A bit more history about our long-term starter avatar collections:

Back in May 2014, we introduced a round of mesh-body starter avatars to replace even older starter avatars (that you can still find in your inventory's Library > Clothing > Initial Outfits folder).

Then in November 2015, we superceded all of those with a new batch of “Classic” avatars using "system" bodies that are easier to customize, partially in response to Resident requests pointing out the inflexibility of the all-mesh bodies.

Over the years, we've continued to apply what we've learned about building techniques to our starter avatars, improving their aesthetics and optimizing them to load quickly. Our latest Fantasy starter avatars are vibrant examples of what we consider "balanced content" that is both performance-optimized and looks beautiful — they can save you time getting immersed in one of our many roleplaying communities without unnecessarily lagging yourself or others. We know that content creators want to create optimized content for their customers, and we encourage creators to study these new avatars as examples of balanced content.

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In our ongoing quest to help creators be aware of balanced content, we introduced the Avatar Rendering Complexity (ARC) project. And more recently, we rolled out "JellyDolls" — a visual feature to raise awareness of ARC and help you control the resources your Viewer spends rendering others' avatars. We practice what we preach, so our Fantasy avatars have been fine-tuned for low, efficient ARC scores. These are just a couple of the initiatives that help make your Second Life a more enjoyable experience.

Ready for your next adventure?

In the Second Life Viewer, go to Me menu > Choose an Avatar to see the Fantasy avatars. New users will also be able to select one of these avatars during the signup process. Try them today!

There was an internal video made to introduce these avatars to the company, and we loved it so much, we'd like to share it with you!



The Drax Files: World Makers - Episode 40: Bernhard Dörries

by Community Manager ‎09-01-2016 10:04 AM - edited ‎09-01-2016 10:21 AM

This episode of the Drax Files focuses on 88-year-old Bernhard Dörries. A successful German film director whose prolific career spans more than 50 years and 129 films, Bernhard continues to explore storytelling and creativity through Second Life.

In Second Life, Bernhard’s avatar is Bernhard McIntyre - a youthful representation of his creative intellect, as well as a vehicle to cope with the emotional and physical challenges of moving into an assisted living situation.

“My avatar is co-creator, equal partner in sharing feelings, co-owner of feelings and emotions,” he says.

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To find out more about this fascinating man - including his Second Life machinima and how he envisions a Film Festival in his honor - tune into this episode of the Drax Files here, or watch the video below.

Want to see more Second Life stories? Find previous episodes of The Drax Files: World Makers at Draxtor’s Website, or at the links below - and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel - where you can watch the entire series.


The Drax Files: World Makers - Episode 39: Sergio Delacruz
The Drax Files: World Makers - Episode 38 : Eboni Khan
The Drax Files: World Makers - Episode 37 : Nonprofit Commons
The Drax Files: World Makers - Episode 36 : Sominel Edelman
The Drax Files: World Makers - Episode 35 : Project Bento
The Drax Files: World Makers - Episode 34 : Cheeky Pea
The Drax Files: World Makers - Episode 33: Luxembourg 1867
The Drax Files: World Makers - Episode 32: Jay Jay Zifanwe
The Drax Files: World Makers - Episode 31:Tom Boellstorff
The Drax Files: World Makers - Episode 30: Maylee Oh

More puzzles and adventures await. Last week many of you tackled Dungeons & Knightmare, but do you have what it takes to brave an epic expedition through the Devil’s Cave? I hope so because that’s just one of the destinations you should definitely not miss from this week’s list of Destination Guide Highlights.

Hot Bay City Nights wraps up this Saturday, so drop in to catch the vintage and retro automobiles available there. Who will be crowned at the Miss Bay City Pageant? Better drop in to find out!

Pop in to Surfside Hideaway and hang ten with some buddies for live music and good times or tiptoe through the tulips on a picturesque butterfly hunt just scroll the spots below for even more music and creative fun.

The official Second Life Flickr page is where we select images to feature on our social media channels as part of the Pic of the Day program. It’s also the perfect place to share your inworld adventures for posterity.

You can also submit your spot for Destination Guide consideration, if it’s not there and you’d like it to be.

Catch you inworld!

Lost Treasure of the Inca Warrior

Embark on an epic expedition, solve puzzles and dodge deadly traps as you navigate your way through the Devil's Cave and crack the vault where precious treasures are waiting to be discovered.

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Explore the timeless coastal island of Arranmore, with its haunted manor house and photogenic scenery. Enjoy the creepy landscape shrouded in mist. Remember, it is not what you can see that is scary - it is what you can't see. Don't forget to take the flashlight from the station platform when you arrive.

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Hot Bay City Nights!

It's time for some Hot Bay City Nights! It's its fifth year now, the event is your one-stop for vintage and retro automobiles. Come by and check 'em out, you'll might even want to take one home! Also features the Miss Bay City pageant and charity car washes! Event held Aug. 20-27.

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The Pillars by Oberon Onmura

"The Pillars: Four Moments of Contemplation" by Oberon Onmura is a forest of mountain pillars inhabited by four bots, each in his own soundscape. And then, something flickers...Oberon is known for his minimalist yet evocative style, sometimes highly scripted, and other times (such as this) more metaphoric. Open now through October at the Split Screen Installation Space.

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Ephemeral. Such a beautiful word. I find the definition matches the word itself. Its meaning is lasting a very short time...short-lived, transitory. It does give a whole new purpose to the art being created. Windlight settings and audio stream are an integral part of this installation. Please press the "play" button in your viewer. The audio stream is from Ambient Art Sound Radio. A project by Danial Kolba.

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Botanica's Butterfly Hunt

The Botanica Butterfly Hunt is back in mesh! Botanica recently moved and in a terrible terraforming accident the bulldozer knocked over and broke the butterfly transportation cage. The staff could only watch helplessly as our rare and endangered butterfly collection escaped into the wild. Volunteers are needed to round up those that are flight impaired and at risk.

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Singularity Tribe Bon Odori

Singularity Tribe’s Bon Odori is a cultural, music, and dance festival held during Obon. Obon is a tradition originated from Japan to honor and remember one’s ancestors. Family and friends would reunite and light lanterns to symbolize the return of their loves ones. Joyous celebration of communal dancing and thunderous drumming will take place on August 27 from 5-11 p.m. (Pacific).

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Established on the right side of a river, the city of Duplicity is home to the homeless youth of Second Life. This city wasn't built by a river by accident. Here you'll find hidden stores and homes, which are of great importance to the youth of Duplicity and its success. The city itself looks ghastly. With its gray rooftops, rusted walls and rotten fields, Duplicity has a macabre atmosphere.

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Club Metronome

Club Metronome features live deejays playing a variety of styles including EDM, trance, hardstyle, house, hardcore, DNB, electro and more.

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Foxxies Ballroom and Jazz Club offers a fine line-up of music in an elegant environment. Explore the many romantic areas and attractions, including a hot air balloon ride, horse-drawn carriage and more.

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World is Colorful

Can you imagine how colorful your virtual world could be -- especially during Indian summer and autumn? Be inspired by landscapes filled with colors, flowers, grass, animals and more.

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Surfside Hideaway

Surfside Hideaway is a live music venue and hangout space where you can catch a few waves and meet new friends. Enjoy your stay, surf, relax and shop under the northern light.

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Ecnad Nation

Experience Ecnad Nation, a venue that is committed to bringing live music and arts to the grid. SL has a rich history of live music and Ecnad delivers a superior audio and visual experience for performers and patrons alike!

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Cafe Musique

Cafe Musique features a mix of live performers and DJs, as well as friendly hosts. From seasoned performers to those who are new to the grid, Cafe Musique offers music for music lovers by music lovers.

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If you missed out on the nifty, interactive adventure of Dungeons & Nightmares during the Second Life 13th Birthday celebrations the good news is    it’s back! You don’t want to miss out on the fun. Torley Linden and I tackled it together    as you need a friend to take on some of the puzzles. Find a good friend to help you make it through to the end!

It’s no secret that I love to shop in Second Life. I really enjoy going to stores and browsing designs from creators both familiar and new (to me!), but I also really enjoy when events go all out to create a certain theme and mood. From the build to the items offered Enchantment is just one of many shopping events that do it really well!

My house in the physical world is a mashup homage to classic horror movies and the 1950s    so any kind of 50s build in Second Life is worth checking out as far as I am concerned! Drop by the 50s Diner    which blends that Sock Hop nostalgia of yester-years with full on biker badass-ery. It’s simply ginchy!

There’s plenty more brewing in Second Life and the Destination Guide editorial team has surfaced some of the best new places all you have to do is scroll below.

Don’t forget the official Second Life Flickr page is where we select images to feature on our social media channels as part of the Pic of the Day program. It’s also the perfect place to share your inworld adventures for posterity.

You can also submit your spot for Destination Guide consideration, if it’s not there and you’d like it to be.

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Dungeons & Nightmares

Grab the helmet of justice and head into the dungeon in this little game of riddles and careful footsteps. Can you become master of the dungeon? There is a small fee for the game pass.

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LibertಠJourneys, sponsored by BRM Radio and Bell Estates, invites music lovers from across the globe to celebrate the freedom created through live music. Held through August 21, 2016, this is an amazing interactive experience that you'll want to go through again and again!

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Nouvelles Aventures

Welcome to Nouvelles Aventures, a photogenic spot for exploring and discovery. Take beautiful pictures and blog what you find amidst this rural and rustic vintage landscape.

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Invictus is an art installation based on the poem "Invictus" by English poet William Ernest Henley. Brought to life by Storm Septimus, this exhibit is only open through December in Second Life.

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Who Stole the Sky?

Visit this unique art exhibit, "Who Stole the Sky?" by Brazilian digital artist Theda Tammas More info at lindenarts.blogspot.com.

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Peter Vos Museum

Explore the artwork and creations of Dutch artist Peter Vos in this loving exhibit curated by his son Sander. More info at: nwn.blogs.com/nwn/2016/08/peter-vos-museum-second-life-1.html

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Enchantment brings fairytales to life every three months and this round is particularly exciting as it's the anniversary! The theme is The Wizard Of Oz! Come out and shop from over 100 of Second Life's most fabulous designers, watch live performances by the Lady Garden Cabaret, and visit the build by Divine Paine!

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LICK - Byrd Island

Welcome to Byrd Island. Take a step back in time to explore this once inhabited island. The lighthouse keeper and his family abruptly left the island never to return. Could it have been the birds, or something else? Byrd Island is now open for tours. Check the schedule for the next ferry from the mainland.

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Clash of the Sovereign

In a land full of chaos and corruption, who will be able to climb to the top and sit on the throne? Submerge yourself in a story with many unexpected twists and turns. Join other amazing roleplayers and see who will be able to sit upon the throne, and who will perish attempting to win it all.

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Lutra City Mysteries

Lutra City Mysteries is an ongoing series of full-length point and click adventure games that tell the stories of Lutra City and its people. Become a private detective and solve the puzzles to progress through these fully realized and complex interactive stories. To get started, enter the detective agency, and choose a game on the cases board.

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Herston Butterfly Conservatory

Come visit this amazing Butterfly Conservatory. Located in a tranquil park setting, here you will see many different species of butterflies, birds, insects and plants. Great for field trips, family outings or just to relax. A great educational adventure!

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That Place Amusement Park

Come one, come all and witness the majestic, mesmerizing and magically memorable experience that is That Place! This curated collection of coasters and curiosities is sure to delight and amaze you! They have all the big coasters, Linden Sea access, Linden River access, Offroad Park and public "rez" spots!

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50s Diner

Step back in time and visit this classic 50s diner. Here you'll find rock'n'roll dance balls, a wicked Cadillac-inspired sofa and more!

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The Sticky Fingers Pub

Another pub in the wrong part of the city. Live music; stickyness and people who are mostly drunk. Nothing beats Sticky Fingers.

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Club Havoc

Club Havoc plays all genres of music (except country). The Havoc Staff is among the friendliest around and the atmosphere will draw you in while the music fills your senses with delight!

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A Scission Of Souls

Visit this cozy and relaxing lounge for those interested in the D/s lifestyle. This is the place for socializing for those who are looking for a partner or want to share these experiences.

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Today we’re happy to announce that the new Marketplace search is live!  In addition to helping you find what you are looking for faster, we’re excited to swap out the ageing infrastructure that was supporting the old search.  Part of the new search is a learning algorithm that will further improve search results with time - the more it’s used, the better it performs.  Also, keep in mind that you can use boolean operators in search (AND, OR, NOT) for more specific searches.  We look forward to a more relevant and robust experience for shoppers and merchants alike.

We thank the merchants and everyone who pitched in and tried out search during the Beta phase for your input. As always, if you’ve found a bug, please let us know in Jira under the BUG project.


Greetings intrepid travelers and explorers! This week’s digest of Destination Guide is chock full of spots both new and familiar that are sure to quench your thirst for something to do. One of Second Life’s oldest vampire and Goth communities is celebrating a major milestone of 12 years! Drop by Transylvania - Vampire Empire and experience the dark and delightful danse macabre with live music, DJs, and even a ball.

When those Transylvanian spooky kids get their fill of flowing velvet and lace, and the Vampire Empire celebration creeps back into the shadows, you must drop into LoveFest a Lovecraft-inspired adventure that kicks off on August 13th.

There’s so much more happening inworld a live stream video webcast with songwriters, musicians and artists, beautifully built regions for photography, and even free dance lessons!

And, if you don’t already know the details the official Second Life Flickr page is where we select images to feature on our social media channels as part of the Pic of the Day program. Share your inworld adventures with other Second Life Residents, and you may also get featured.

You can also submit your spot for Destination Guide consideration, if it’s not there and you’d like it to be.

Let’s get inworld eras, ideas, inspiration, and so much more await!

Transylvania - Vampire Empire Turns 12

Give in to your dark side and enjoy a week of Gothic-themed events as part of Transylvania's 12th birthday celebration. Transylvania is now one of the oldest communities in SL and features a thriving social scene where everyone is welcome. With live music, DJ's, stage performances, a Gothic formal ball and red carpet parties, there is plenty to see. Event held through August 13th.

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LoveFest 2016

Welcome to LoveFest 2016! Shop in a New England coastal town area and enjoy entertainment aboard a 1920's era cruise ship. Join Lovecraft-inspired adventures beginning Aug. 13 through 21. More info at lovefest.wordpress.com.

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London City Carnival

August is a busy time in London City, with real life tie-in events including the London Carnival, Beer Fest, Reggae street bands, concerts and beach scene. Get the most out of summer! More details at mainlandlondon.blogspot.co.uk

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West of the Rain

West of the Rain was conceived to be a tribute to the beautiful San Juan Islands as envisioned by the builders Nodnol Jameson and Oobleck Allagash. It showcases the nature and beauty of the Pacific NW.

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My Father's Place Presents!

My Father’s Place (MFP) presents a live video webcast series from Long Island, NY. Featuring original musicians and songwriters, as well as famous recording artists. At the Virtual MFP venue, you can experience live mixed-reality shows, explore interactive photos from the book, listen to archived shows, watch the WLIR documentary, play rock trivia, dance, and mingle at the bar. Open through October.

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ASTRALIA features an astral surreal landscape for photographers and art lovers. In the middle of my journey, I found myself at a stroke within a beautiful landscape, surreal, Astral. Nothing was in place according to logic and common sense, everything was in order according to the soul. There is no a landscape more surreal than an astral one.

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New Beginnings Farmstead

From time to time we all want to make a fresh start in life, to close the door on the past and open ourselves up to a new beginning. Welcome to my new beginning. Feel free to walk around and explore. Photographers welcome.

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CADERU 2016 Summer

Wha unique items t will you discover at this Japanese hunt and shopping event, held through Sept. 10? More info at asuma46kuma.wixsite.com/caderu

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Free Dance Lessons Exhibit at LEA1

Visit Swing City and learn to dance! In this 1940's-era city and CP Swing dance hall, you'll learn about dancing while you meet and dance with class members. There are live instructor classes weekly with costume changes and live tips and techniques. Self-guided classes run 24x7. Join in at any time. Dance lessons brought to you FREE by 2LDance.org now through September at LEA1.

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Galaxy Raceway

Race on a 1000 meter-high track that includes multiple jumps, a "loop d' loop," Wall of Death, Galaxy Track, Shooting Range and more. Speed track results are cleared weekly!

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City Of Jupiter

The City of Jupiter is a urban roleplay sim set in Florida. The City of Jupiter houses multiple city-initiated departments, including police, fire, medical, residential and tourism spots.

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British Car Boot Sales

Visit SL's only Car Boot! Car Booting is a British tradition that is a bit like a flea market. Sell your unwanted clutter and gachas here in an authentic car boot setting.

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Cafe Wellstone

Cafe Wellstone is one of the oldest gathering place for progressives in SL. Deejays play great music almost every night and there is plenty of dancing and great chat.

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Summer Art Show

Don't miss the Summer 2016 Art Show, which features a combined 50 2D and 3D artists in Second Life! This week-long celebration of the arts will feature live performers, deejays, parties, shopping, a hunt and more! Event held Aug. 12-20. For more information, visit kultivatemagazine.com/summer-art-show.

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