The Virtual Existence Society Awards Ceremony

Today, I attended a special ceremony held at the Virtual Existence Society in Second Life, where I received an honorary title: Friend of the VES (I first wrote about it here.) I was one of three honorees who elected to attend the ceremony in person.

The VES Awards Ceremony
Luca, Our Mistress of Ceremonies

Xaos Princess received an award for her services promoting High Fidelity and other virtual worlds:

Erik Mondrian received his award for promoting Second Life through his art:

And I received my award for services to virtual world journalism (I decided to wear my new EXMACHINA mesh avatar for the event):

It was a fun event, with a good crowd in attendance! It was spoiled only by a griefer attack, which thankfully took place after the ceremony itself when we were chatting.

After the griefer was dispatched, I spent a very enjoyable couple of hours chatting with people who are as passionate about social VR and virtual worlds as I am! I’d like to thank Luca and the rest of the members of the Virtual Existence Society for the award and for the convival conversation.

Second Life Steals, Deals, and Freebies: The Peace on Earth Hunt

The 12th annual Peace on Earth Hunt runs from Dec. 1st to 31st, 2019. The hunt prizes are completely free, and you do not have to join any group to participate. You are looking for tiny spheres that look like our planet Earth.

Here is just a sample of the hunt prizes available. First we have a winter hoodie from Mara’s Mysteries, which comes in both male and female sizes, with a 10-colour HUD:

Next is the POE hunt prize from AlaFolie, a lovely multicolour hippie skirt and floral top:

Finally, there is the hunt gift from Wilson’s Designs, a rich red ballgown with a snowflake detail on the waist:

There are 70 stores taking part in the Peace on Earth Hunt. Here is a list of the hunt hints to help you find these and many other treasures! Happy hunting!