Second Life Steals, Deals, and Freebies: The Good Eggs Hunt

I wanted to alert my blog readers to a free Easter egg hunt in Second Life, where you can pick up both some nice outfits and some great home and garden items.

To get started, teleport here, and click on one of the two Good Eggs Hunt signs:

The starting point of the Good Eggs Hunt

You will receive a wearable Easter basket, and a HUD which gives you the locations of all the stores participating in this hunt. There are six different colours of eggs at each store for you to find, and all of the hunt prizes are free!

Everything Vanity Fair is wearing in the picture below is a hunt prize from Poème: top, skirt, sandals, the funky sunglasses—even the earrings, which come in silver and gold versions!

In the next picture, Vanity is modeling two hunt prizes in her 1950s kitchen: the Celebrate Spring retro dress from Cog & Fleur (which comes with an eight-colour HUD and optional sheer flexiprim overskirt, which is quite lovely), and the Blair pumps in pink from Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes. Lindy has six Easter eggs to find, and each contains pink women’s shoes in various styles (although in this picture, for some reason they are looking a tad on the purple side!):

The Good Eggs Hunt will end on Sunday, April 12th at 12:00 p.m. Second Life Time/Pacific Time, so please don’t wait! Happy hunting!

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Some Quick Notes on the First Sansar Product Meetup Since the Platform Was Bought By Wookey

I missed this Product Meetup due to various virtual work meetings today, so I am just now watching the livestream on Twitch in order to get caught up.

Daisy Gator also livestreamed today’s meeting (thanks, Daisy!):

One of the big pieces of news is that Sansar is actually planning to work on support for mobile devices (both Android and iOS): “I think that the intent is to be a steaming service, so you’ll be streaming Sansar to your phone rather than rendering directly on your phone.” (In response to a question, Sansar is not working on support for the Oculus Quest VR headset.)

Another piece of news is that Sansar’s popular community manager, Galileo, found another job during the hiatus (with the company making the game War Dragons), and this week is his last. Lacie will be the new Sansar community manager.

Galileo left us the following thank you video:

As I expected, body sliders on the avatars is not a priority. The focus will continue to be on events: “Our plan is to get these huge events going with tons, thousands of people, hopefully, in here.”

Sansar will remain PG13; there are no plans to allow adult content.

As far as the team knows, the existing collaboration with Marvelous Designer will continue.

With respect to Sansar’s availability via Steam (which I think has been a disaster), they are currently looking at the situation. So there are no details yet on whether or not Sansar will stay on Steam.

I understand that Inara Pey was at this Product Meetup, and I look forward to seeing her usual detailed notes. When she posts them on her blog, I will link to them here.

UPDATE 4:56 p.m.: Well, that was fast! Here is Inara’s report on today’s meeting.

Easter Events in Sinespace, April 10th to 13th, 2020

There’s lots of Easter events happening in Sinespace!

Most of us are now planning for an Easter weekend in self-isolation in our homes, separated from friends and family whom we would normally spend the holidays with. What better time to explore the VR-capable virtual world of Sinespace, enter a few competitions, and perhaps win some Gold?

Here’s a complete list of events taking place from Friday, April 10th to Monday, April 13th:

PLEASE NOTE: All times listed are given in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
British Summer Time (BST) is 1 hour ahead. 
Eastern Daylight-Savings Time (EDT) is 4 hours behind. 
Central Daylight-Savings Time (CDT) is 5 hours behind. 
Pacific Daylight-Savings Time (PDT) is 7 hours behind. 

Friday, April 10th 

Midnight  – 2:00 a.m. UTC: Unruly Blues at the Welcome Centre

Join Unruly Blues in the Welcome Centre for a “Good Friday Party” – an all-out extravaganza complete with trivia questions for your chance to win some Gold (Sinespace’s in-game currency).

9:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. UTC: Karaoke at the Blue Lagoon

Karaoke at the Blue Lagoon is always fun and especially during celebrations! Come out and sing your heart out with all your friends, or just listen to other singers from all over the world! 

1:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m. UTC: Jay and Nearly Silent Les DJ Show at  Ziggies

Jay & (Nearly Silent) Les Show at Ziggies’ Nightclub.  Dance to a variety of music, from 1960’s retro to modern vibes. To visit this event click on “Explore” and search for Ziggies.

Saturday, April 11th

9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. UTC: DJ Rosa and the “Bunny Ears” competition at the Catacombs

Join the fun at Catacombs best in Bunny Ears competition! Wear your best bunny costume or bunny ears and favorite outfit!  The prizes are 2,000 Gold for 1st place, 1,000 Gold for 2nd place, and 500 Gold for 3rd place! To visit this event, click on “Explore” and search for The Catacombs.

11:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. UTC: DJ Yer  and the “Easter Bonnets and Hats” competition at the 381 Club

Join DJ Yer, who will be hosting some awesome music, as we all arrive with our best Easter bonnets and hats. Get your Easter bonnets and hats on to have the chance at winning some GOLD!!! First place wins 2,000 Gold, and second place wins 1,000 Gold. To visit this event, click on “Explore” and search for 381 Club.

1:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m. UTC: Jay and Nearly Silent Les DJ Show at Ziggies 

Jay & (Nearly Silent) Les Show at Ziggies’ Nightclub.  Dance to a variety of music, from 60’s retro to modern vibes. To visit this event, click on “Explore” and search for Ziggies.

3am-4am. UTC: Race Meet and Games with Dixie at the Desert Race Track

Race Meet and Games with a special collect-the-eggs racing quest. We’ll be racing the big track for the chance to win gold prizes. First prize is 500 Gold and second prize is 250 Gold. To attend this event, click Explore, and search for Desert Race Track. 

Sunday, April 12th

9:00 p.m. -11:00 p.m. UTC: DJ Rosa and the “Best in Easter Best” competition at the Catacombs

Join us for some Easter fun with the “Best in Easter Best” competition! Get on your fancy clothes and enter the contest for your chance to win 1st place (2,000 Gold), 2nd place (1,000 Gold), and 3rd place (500 Gold)! To attend this event, click Explore and teleport to The Catacombs.

11:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. UTC: DJ Yer and “Coming out of your Shell” competition at the 381 Club

Join DJ Yer Playing awesome 80’s, 90’s and the best of the rest. Enter the “Coming out of your shell” competition and wear your favorite egg shell outfit. Don’t have one? Check out Kat’s tutorial below on how to make one: 

 Or, as always, you can purchase one from the Sinespace Shop (here or here)! First place wins 2,000 Gold, and second place wins 1,000 Gold! To visit this event click on “Explore” and search for 381 Club.

1:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m. UTC: On the Easter Boardwalk with the Jay and Les Show at the Welcome Centre

Jay and Les, playing great tunes and randomly parting with some gold. Will you get lucky?

Monday, April 13th

2:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m UTC:  James Olmos Live at the Catacombs

Join singer-songwriter James Olmos for some great music! To visit this event, click “Explore” and search for Guitarahalla.

So what are you waiting for? Get hopping! (See what I did there? 😉 )

This blogpost is sponsored by Sinespace, and was written in my role as an embedded reporter for this virtual world (more details here). 

Sansar Will Hold Its First Product Meetup Since the Purchase of the Social VR Platform by Wookey Today, April 9th, 2020

Sansar will be having their first Product Meetup, since Linden Lab sold the social VR platform to Wookey, today.

I will, unfortunately, not be able to attend this meeting as I have virtual work meetings (via Webex from home) to attend, but the community manager Galileo and the rest of the Sansar/Wookey (Sookey? Sankey? Woosar? Wansar?) team will be there:

Sansar is back! We’ll be discussing Wookey, new things, updated roadmap/focus, plus another important announcement!

Here are all the details from the Sansar Events Calendar.