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  1. Come and meet Alexandreia, go through this spectacular sim and join us so you can enjoy all the activities that take place in this magical place... Our port is a nice place. It’s a snapshot spot you can take as reference to do beutiful pics.. because 1st April till 31th may we will do photography contest.. ALEXANDREIA PHOTO CONTEST🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻 1500 lindes to be best photo in our beutiful place. Develop your creativity and come to Alexandreia to set your spot ..themed in our sim.. photo can be individually made or in group of friends but shoot it in a spot of our Alexandreia sim..the most beutiful and original during this time will recive a prize. Please join our group on Facebook, since that is where you should post your photo to compete. Alexandreia Army and Alexandreia Social Events https://www.facebook.com/groups/393171448162277/?source=unknown ALEXANDREIA LANDMARKS Alexandreia's Url Arena http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/170/46/3455 Url Main City http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/139/133/23 Url Egyptian Village http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/180/34/3459 Url Oasis Egyptian Club http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/180/34/3459 If you need information, you can contact via facebook Lucas LordLucas Electra LeMagic Misha Nandahar or to Isabel Unplugged PAGE OF FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/Alexandreia-Army-and-Alexandreia-Social-Events-2301625113415861/?modal=admin_todo_tour
  2. Come and meet Alexandreia, go through this spectacular sim and join us so you can enjoy all the activities that take place in this magical place... Our port is a nice place. It’s a snapshot spot you can take as reference to do beutiful pics.. because 1st April till 31th may we will do photography contest.. ALEXANDREIA PHOTO CONTEST🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻 1500 lindes to be best photo in our beutiful place. Develop your creativity and come to Alexandreia to set your spot ..themed in our sim.. photo can be individually made or in group of friends but shoot it in a spot of our Alexandreia sim..the most beutiful and original during this time will recive a prize. Please join our group on Facebook, since that is where you should post your photo to compete. Alexandreia Army and Alexandreia Social Events https://www.facebook.com/groups/393171448162277/?source=unknown ALEXANDREIA LANDMARKS Alexandreia's Url Arena http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/170/46/3455 Url Main City http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/139/133/23 Url Egyptian Village http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/180/34/3459 Url Oasis Egyptian Club http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/180/34/3459 If you need information, you can contact via facebook Lucas LordLucas, Electra LeMagic, Misha Nandahar or to Isabel Unplugged PAGE FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/Alexandreia-Army-and-Alexandreia-Social-Events-2301625113415861/?modal=admin_todo_tour
  3. Come and meet Alexandreia, go through this spectacular sim and join us so you can enjoy all the activities that take place in this magical place... Our port is a nice place. It’s a snapshot spot you can take as reference to do beutiful pics.. because 1st April till 31th may we will do photography contest.. ALEXANDREIA PHOTO CONTEST🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻 1500 lindes to be best photo in our beutiful place. Develop your creativity and come to Alexandreia to set your spot ..themed in our sim.. photo can be individually made or in group of friends but shoot it in a spot of our Alexandreia sim..the most beutiful and original during this time will recive a prize. Please join our group on Facebook, since that is where you should post your photo to compete. Alexandreia Army and Alexandreia Social Events https://www.facebook.com/groups/393171448162277/?source=unknown ALEXANDREIA LANDMARKS Alexandreia's Url Arena http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/170/46/3455 Url Main City http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/139/133/23 Url Egyptian Village http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/180/34/3459 Url Oasis Egyptian Club http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/180/34/3459 If you need information, you can contact via facebook Lucas LordLucas Electra LeMagic Misha Nandahar or to Isabel Unplugged PAGE FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/Alexandreia-Army-and-Alexandreia-Social-Events-2301625113415861/?modal=admin_todo_tour
  4. Come and meet Alexandreia, go through this spectacular sim and join us so you can enjoy all the activities that take place in this magical place... Our port is a nice place. It’s a snapshot spot you can take as reference to do beutiful pics.. because 1st April till 31th may we will do photography contest.. ALEXANDREIA PHOTO CONTEST🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻 1500 lindes to be best photo in our beutiful place. Develop your creativity and come to Alexandreia to set your spot ..themed in our sim.. photo can be individually made or in group of friends but shoot it in a spot of our Alexandreia sim..the most beutiful and original during this time will recive a prize. Please join our group on Facebook, since that is where you should post your photo to compete. Alexandreia Army and Alexandreia Social Events https://www.facebook.com/groups/393171448162277/?source=unknown ALEXANDREIA LANDMARKS Alexandreia's Url Arena http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/170/46/3455 Url Main City http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/139/133/23 Url Egyptian Village http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/180/34/3459 Url Oasis Egyptian Club http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/180/34/3459 If you need information, you can contact via facebook Lucas LordLucas Electra LeMagic Misha Nandahar or to Isabel Unplugged PAGE DE FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/Alexandreia-Army-and-Alexandreia-Social-Events-2301625113415861/?modal=admin_todo_tour
  5. Come and meet Alexandreia, go through this spectacular sim and join us so you can enjoy all the activities that take place in this magical place... Our port is a nice place. It’s a snapshot spot you can take as reference to do beutiful pics.. because 1st April till 31th may we will do photography contest.. ALEXANDREIA PHOTO CONTEST🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻 1500 lindes to be best photo in our beutiful place. Develop your creativity and come to Alexandreia to set your spot ..themed in our sim.. photo can be individually made or in group of friends but shoot it in a spot of our Alexandreia sim..the most beutiful and original during this time will recive a prize. Please join our group on Facebook, since that is where you should post your photo to compete. Alexandreia Army and Alexandreia Social Events https://www.facebook.com/groups/393171448162277/?source=unknown ALEXANDREIA LANDMARKS Alexandreia's Url Arena http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/170/46/3455 Url Main City http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/139/133/23 Url Egyptian Village http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/180/34/3459 Url Oasis Egyptian Club http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/180/34/3459 If you need information, you can contact via facebook Lucas LordLucas Electra LeMagic Misha Nandahar or to Isabel Unplugged PAG DE FACE https://www.facebook.com/Alexandreia-Army-and-Alexandreia-Social-Events-2301625113415861/?modal=admin_todo_tour
  6. Come and meet Alexandreia, go through this spectacular sim and join us so you can enjoy all the activities that take place in this magical place... Our port is a nice place. It’s a snapshot spot you can take as reference to do beutiful pics.. because 1st April till 31th may we will do photography contest.. ALEXANDREIA PHOTO CONTEST🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻 1500 lindes to be best photo in our beutiful place. Develop your creativity and come to Alexandreia to set your spot ..themed in our sim.. photo can be individually made or in group of friends but shoot it in a spot of our Alexandreia sim..the most beutiful and original during this time will recive a prize. Please join our group on Facebook, since that is where you should post your photo to compete. Alexandreia Army and Alexandreia Social Events https://www.facebook.com/groups/393171448162277/?source=unknown ALEXANDREIA LANDMARKS Alexandreia's Url Arena http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/170/46/3455 Url Main City http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/139/133/23 Url Egyptian Village http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/180/34/3459 Url Oasis Egyptian Club http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun Isle/180/34/3459 If you need information, you can contact via facebook Lucas LordLucas, Electra LeMagic, Misha Nandahar or to Isabel Unplugged PAG DE FACE https://www.facebook.com/Alexandreia-Army-and-Alexandreia-Social-Events-2301625113415861/?modal=admin_todo_tour
  7. Come and meet Alexandreia, go through this spectacular sim and join us so you can enjoy all the activities that take place in this magical place... Our port is a nice place. It’s a snapshot spot you can take as reference to do beutiful pics.. because 1st April till 31th may we will do photography contest.. ALEXANDREIA PHOTO CONTEST🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻 1500 lindes to be best photo in our beutiful place. Develop your creativity and come to Alexandreia to set your spot ..themed in our sim.. photo can be individually made or in group of friends but shoot it in a spot of our Alexandreia sim..the most beutiful and original during this time will recive a prize. Please join our group on Facebook, since that is where you should post your photo to compete. Alexandreia Army and Alexandreia Social Events https://www.facebook.com/groups/393171448162277/?source=unknown ALEXANDREIA LANDMARKS Alexandreia's Url Arena http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun%20Isle/170/46/3455 Url Main City http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun%20Isle/139/133/23 Url Egyptian Village http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun%20Isle/180/34/3459 Url Oasis Egyptian Club http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun%20Isle/180/34/3459 If you need information, you can contact via facebook Lucas LordLucas Electra LeMagic Misha Nandahar or to Isabel Unplugged
  8. I have the pleasure to invite you to our ALEXANDREIA SPRINGTIME TOURNAMENT IN HONOR TO ATIS &CIBELES GODS IT WILL BE 23TH March SINCE 13.30 TILL 15.30 sl time. A BIT OF MITOLOGY to explain it. .Cybele the great Anatolian goddess, creator of all the kingdoms of nature, had a son whom she named Atis. From the moment he was born, she was captivated by his beauty and grace, and there was nothing she did not do to achieve his happiness. As he grew older, from childhood to youth, his love deepened, and when he became virile, he appropriated it to become her lover. In addition, she named him a priest of her mysteries and she forced him to make a vow of absolute fidelity. Consequently, both lived locked in a paradisiacal and sealed world, in which nothing could spoil the perfection of the bond. But Atis could not stay away from the outside world forever, and one of his main pleasures was to wander the hills. One day, while resting under the branches of a huge pine, he looked up and saw a beautiful nymph; he fell in love with her instantly and possessed her. But nothing could be hidden from her mother Cibeles, and when she learned of the infidelity of her son-lover, she felt prey to terrible jealousy. She hitted Atis with frantic delirium, and he, in a fit of madness, castrated himself to make sure that he would never again break his vow of fidelity. When he recovered from his delirium he was mortally wounded and was bleeding to death in the arms of Cibeles under the pine where he had been lying with his beloved nymph. But, because Atis was god, his death was not final. Each spring, the young man is reborn for his mother and spends the rich and fruitful summer season with her. When winter arrives, when the sun reaches its lowest strength, it dies once more and the goddess of the earth cries, until finally the next spring arrives. For all of this ; We will celebrate 23th March our springtime tournament only for Alexandreia army and Egyptian army faction. we want all our members can join us and so prizes will be for our loyal warriors 1500 L$ 1st 800 L$ 2nd 500 L$ 3rd And Alexandreia pharum trophy each one. Have a wonderful time hope see you all on Saturday with us. Url: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sun%20Isle/113/8/3454 If you need information, you can contact via facebook Lucas LordLucas, Electra LeMagic or Misha Nandahar
  9. I'm a fairly long term Second Life resident-user. I started on December 22, 2003. I still had time to get one of the early deals, it's been so long I can't remember, but I think it might have 4192 sm of land and a permanent income of L$500 or something like that. I had no idea I'd stay for as long as did, and money was really tight, so I passed on that offer. Later I was spending over 40 hours a week in SL, on top of an over 40 hour a week job, plus some kids! When I started, The Morris Ahern boardwalk was just that, the sandbox sims' names didn't start with Sandbox, and Cordova was the only complete sandbox sim, if memory serves. There was a sandbox area in Morris, and you'd head south from Morris and go past the vehicle sims after a while and get down to Cordova. There was a little amphitheater and stage called Stage IV, if memory serves, in think in Dore, and people would show people what they'd built. There would sometimes be balloon rides taking of from the boardwalk, run by the guy that built up the airport next to Cordova. I can't remember his name. I ran into Steller Sunshine and received an early scripted flying aid that there was some kind of scandal about giving out that I didn't know about at the time. Some of the people I knew (to some degree, in SL terms, not RL) have died in RL. dirk.talamasca I tried not to look up Cubey Terra's name in hopes that my old memory would work again, but I saw as while looking for someone else's name. Looking quickly through the list I see catherine.omega, blueman steele, chance abattoir , daniel voyager, hamlet au, hiro pendragon, invect hasp, james dayton (the blue man), jeska.dzwigalski was Jeska Linden back then, Jurin Juran, Stillpink Sandgrain, who died in RL, Taco Rubio, Timeless Prototype. I remember Starax Statosky. And FlipperPA Peregrine. I think I recall Trimming Hedges being a funny guy. As happened at some point in my SL use, I logged into SL, but very rapidly went to the forums. I'd best post this before something goes wrong. My computer is not good enough to take a good screenshot, so I'm not taking one. Cristiano Midnight is another name I recall from back then. SLUniverse was the home away from home when the SL forums crashed. And Ulrika Zugzwang. She vanished from the SL so far as that name is concerned when she had a baby. She was funny and interesting. And Gwyneth Llewelyn
  10. Opening Ceremony Date: 8th September Time: 1pm SL time All are welcome to this extraordinary event of glamour rl Royal Subjects and powered with fun for your sl experience. Formal Attire is required for this venue. http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Uhre Dragons Forge/115/130/3581
  11. Hello Patmos Island wants to be back abd so, I would like to rent out 2 skyboxes.. each supports 150 prims and cost L$99/w Here is the LM http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tuatara/26/217/111 I will add you 2 free days in case I am offline and you pay the tier box! Thank you gatoulis
  12. Your are invited to our grand openings of the art galleries and their current exhibitions. Artist's appreciators and supporters are most welcome from all over the world. Friday 11th May @ 5pm-6pm - Photography Exhibition in Beverley Hills LA http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Foale/211/104/3012 Friday 18th May @ 5pm-6pm - Ancient Pantheon Gallery Opening Ceremony- Exhibition "My Garden" http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Foale/119/99/3081 Friday 25th May @ 5pm-6pm- Old Master 'Monet' Exhibition & Opening Ceremony in France http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Foale/170/240/3686 Also a gallery in Hong Kong to hire free for a month to all artists in rl &sl. http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Foale/92/225/3664 New York Gallery is currently being set up for another exhibition. Details soon... Contact me inworld janienz to see how you can easily have your art exhibitions too. Come and visit our land of themed cities. Over 8 platforms all very different. LM is Below http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Foale/198/223/28
  13. The Return of Persephone Play will be presented on Thursday (26th) and Saturday (28th) at 3pm PDT in Zerzura http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Moonlit Gardens/69/30/999 We're seeking slaves & dancers and any who wish to come watch and enjoy. For more information contact Demetra (Cali Roffo)
  14. Ave All! I Am seeking a few people to join in my family on a new sim that is opening Officially on the 22nd! It is an Ancient Rome sim called the Anarchy of Rome. The sim is stunningly built, and the story and overall theme is pure perfection and very interesting... I Am a para Rper, so Full para to medium is preferred. I Am on Eastern time zone. The positions I have available are as follows. Father: IC head of the house... Character would be ICly beyond wealthy, and have all say over the family. Characters age Late 30s to mid 40s( Most important ) Mother: Married to my IC father. Age late 30s to mid 40s Icly. Siblings: Two older brothers. Ages 19-26 The oldest of the two would take over for our father if he was absent, or no longer on sim. Slaves: Looking for one of two house slaves. Features of the family... Blue, brown, or light brown eyes. Dark brown, or black hair. Lightly Tan. Tall. Any others Questions Please PM Me in World Alitthea Resident ( Alivia )
  15. Zerzura, the City of Dionysus is about to celebrate Spring, which begins withe a Temple ceremony and play...which begins the feasts and dancing. We're seeking five role-players to present a scripted short play (clothes and masks provided). The roles open are Demetra, Persephone, Zeus, Hades & Hermes. If you'd like to be considered, IM Demetra (Cali Roffo) http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Moonlit Gardens/13/43/22
  16. BEE REAL ESTATE SINCE 2007 AVAILABLE PARCELS FOR SALE OR RENT TELEPORT TO SEE THE SALE PRICE NO NEED TO "BUY" THE LAND.. JUST PAY ONE (1) WEEKS RENT TO GET IT! 1024m - 351 prims - L$299/w Golden Sands at Baltazar 1024m - 351 prims - L$299/w Grass Valley at Olber 1024m - 351 prims - L$299/w Golden Sands at Banquo 2176m - 747 prims - L$499/w Grass Valley at Crinkle 4096m - 1406 prims - L$1,199/w Grass Valley at Tuatara 4096m - 1406 prims - L$1,199/w Grass Valley at Eurodium ANCIENT SIM --> 4912m - 1686 prims - L$1,499/w Golden Sands at Varney < -- 40 X 40 TERRAFORM 16384m - 5625 prims - L$3,999/w Golden Sands at Skibbereen *** ALL PARCELS ARE FULL PERM - NO RULES - YOU RULE ! Read more Feel free to call beethros Karas anytime
  17. BEE REAL ESTATE SINCE 2007 AVAILABLE PARCELS FOR RENT 1024m - 351 prims - L$299/w Golden Sands at Baltazar 2048m - 703 prims - L$599/w - Waterfront & Roadside at Murinata 4096m - 1406 prims - L$1,199/w Grass Valley at Tuatara 4096m - 1406 prims - L$1,199/w Roadside at Highcastle 40x40 Terraform -->> 4912m - 1686 prims - L$1,499/w ANCIENT at Varney *** ALL PARCELS ARE FULL PERM - NO RULES - YOU RULE ! Read more Feel free to call beethros Karas anytime
  18. Hello everyone, The beautiful city of Pompeii has disappeared, the landmarks now takes you to an empty, sandy, plot of land. This is the landmark that used to be Pompeii's: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Downtown Jupiter/88/108/1065 The Sim and its landmark were fine a couple of days ago, albeit empty of people. Does anyone know what happened? Did the Sim got moved some place else, or if it is gone for good ? I was so looking forward to roleplaying there... Many thanks.
  19. BEE REAL ESTATE SINCE 2007 AVAILABLE PARCELS FOR RENT 1024m - 351 prims - L$299/w Grass Valley at Olber 2176m - 747 prims - L$699/w Waterland at Carbonel 4096m - 1406 prims - L$1,199/w Grass Valley at Woolybear 16384m - 5625 prims - L$3,990/w Golden Sands at Hidesmore 40 X 40 TERRAFORM - 4912m - 1686 prims - L$1,999/w Ancient Land at Varney ALL PARCELS ARE FULL PERM - NO RULES - YOU RULE ! Read more Feel free to call beethros Karas anytime
  20. Yes, I know I'm a nerd and I know I'm OCD about detail but I've been noticing certain trends in how roleplaying sims are being advertised and they bother my delicate sensibilities. I'm not thinking of any specific RP area as I type this. These are pretty much aggregate thoughts I've had over the past several years and I figured I'd share them. Also, this is just one issue relating to RP sims, it's not the one single issue upon which all RP sims rise or fall, it's just one issue that stood out to me over the years and right now I have the urge to share my thoughts. First, I see a lot of people conflating medieval and ancient times. I know "ancient" has become a catch-all adjective for "old" but when you're talking about a roleplay setting, "ancient" and " medieval" refer to two very distinct eras. "Medieval" is the knights and ladies, castles and kings area you commonly think of in fantasy. King Arthur, dragons and wizards with robes and pointy hats all fit into this era of legend and fantasy. A "medieval fantasy" setting is typically where you find all Tolkien derived fantasy elements. Elves, orcs, evil princesses calling out to dark forces and captured wizards waiting for their Prince Charming to rescue them. All that stuff. An "ancient" setting is much older than that. "Ancient" refers to Rome, the Greek nation states and all points going back to the earliest records of human history. "Ancient" fantasy settings have your Olympian Gods, the Minotaur, adventurers in togas and bronze chestplates fighting Medusa or building giant wooden horses that couldn't possibly be some Athenian trick. So where do the pirates of the Caribbean, the Spanish Inquisition and all of that fit in? Well, neither. Those are a part of what's known as the "Modern" era. Yeah, Blackbeard and his crew are closer in time to Big Macs and Netflix than they are to King Arthur and definitely closer to us than they are to Ulysses or Jason and his argonauts. Speaking of Ancient Greece, did you know that that is where our legends of the Amazons, the warrior women, come from? Amazons didn't live anywhere near a jungle. You're thinking of the river in South America, so named because, in the modern era, Spanish explorers saw tribes which included women warriors, and were reminded of the ancient Greek myths that were old to them! This confusion continued when Hollywood began putting out Tarzan movies with "Amazon warrior women". Yeah, they were bad at history, too. The Greek Amazons had different depictions. Sometimes they were depicted as only being women, no men. Taking men as slaves for breeding, giving away or killing the male babies and only keeping the girls. In other depictions Amazons included men, but the women were the dominant sex. The warriors and leaders. In some legends they're hostile to men, in others friendly. In one of the myths, Herakles/Hercules shows up to ask the queen for her belt as one of his trials. She agrees to give it to him as a gift, but one of the Greek goddesses instigates an all out battle because the Greek deities were jerks. In another version, Herakles just up and conquered the Amazons. Because he was also a jerk. Then of course there's fantasy eras set in other worlds, separate from our own. The "Middle Earth" from Lord of the Rings. Conan's "Hyborian Age" The sci-fi/fantasy world of Gor. Of course, many of these fantasy settings are at least based on hsitory ,using the familiarty of the real world to create a more immersive and engaging world that people can relate to. Middle Earth very much resembles the medieval era. Knights and ladies. Kings in their castles. Wizards in their towers. Swords and plat armour. The Hyborian Age more resembles the Ancient era of our world. Drawing on myths and settings of that time. Ancient gods, walled city states, togas and loin clothes. Ok, so why does any of this matter? Fantasy is not reality, and it's certainly not history. Fantasy is all made up anyways so who cares if minotaurs are fighting knights on pirate ships (which admittedly sounds pretty awesome)? Well, it matters because theming matters. Yes, you can have a fantasy setting that blends all elements of fantasy together into one generic mush, but then what are you offering when every other "medieval" fantasy sim is doing the exact same thing? What sets you apart? Why should I go play in your sim as opposed to the dozen other sims offering the exact same mush of conflicting themes? You're setting yourself up to be the beige of roleplaying. Nobody particularly likes beige. It's only used so much because nobody particularly dislikes it either. You probably won't do badly with a generic mush of fantasy themes, after all anyone can be whatever they want, but you probably won't have a particularly strong draw either. When you have everything tossed in the pot like that, nothing stands out. The sim with the most active population will suck everyone else up until their users get bored and move on to the next shiny new sim.* So if you want to stand out from the crowd, you need to offer something unique. You need a strong theme. A distinct setting. Understanding the different eras and the origins of various legends and stories and mythologies can help you do that more effectively. That doesn't necessarily mean sticking to a set, established historical or mythological setting, you can definitely play with different themes. I saw a sim the other day with a theme of a group of islands with Caribbean style pirates and jungle style tribal Amazons. That's a nifty, unique premise. Not historically or mythologically accurate, but that's not the point.They came up with a unique setting with some strong, iconic imagery. Gor, love it or hate it, has it's strong sense of setting and theme. The world is based on the books the setting comes from. You can't be a dragon or a neko in a Gor sim because those don't exist in that world. Allowing nekos, orcs, minotaurs and all that in would weaken the theme, push it more towards that generic "anything goes, nothing stands out" mush. The Pirates and Amazons sim I mentioned early also manages to keep a strong theme by sticking with those two basic elements. Pirates, with their tall, wooden boats and black powder guns and cannons, eyepatches and peg legs, versus the tribal, jungle amazons with their pelts, spears and jungle traps. Learning a bit more about the individual elements you decide to use in your RP sim will let you use those elements more effectively. Using the pirates and Amazons example again, you could incorporate pirate lore into the sim, with ghost ships, buried treasure, and Goonies style One Eyed Willie caves. You could go different directions with the Amazons, too. Either a Wonder Woman style ancient Greek city kept hidden and unchanged to the modern age, or Tarzan style jungle Amazons, or go all out on the Jungle tribes theme and incorporate elements from the Spanish exploration of South America, like the lost city of Gold. All this gives your sim a grounding and lore players can dive into, as well as its unique flavour. Anyway, that's all I had to say right now. How about you? Have you felt the same way about generic fantasy sims, but been unable to put your finger on why you felt that way? Do you think my ideas are stupid and "anything goes" is the only way to go? Have at it! *All else being equal of course. Again, there's definitely other factors that contribute to the success or demise of an RP sim.
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