Thursday, October 30, 2014

Happy Halloween!!




RMK Halloween closing dance performance was recorded this year instead of live because of logistical issues.


RMK Halloween UPDATE on END GAME:  Those close to level 9, keep working at it! There will be 1 day grace period. Hints are given on the Japanese blog. "Ray is standing" is hint #1.

For more information go to:
http://rmkghost.blogspot.jp/2014/10/101-new-event-updates.html
(NOTE: text is in Japanese)


RMK Gothic wishes everyone have a Happy Halloween! ❤

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

RMK Halloween: The Magical Academy 3

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STORYLINE: Not all denizens of the Ghost Academy were friendly. In fact, one of them was positively icy. It was not without irony that just when Royal Magician Razorback warmed up to the beguiling Witch of the Fields, she spurned his affections. He conjured particularly nasty curse on her using rare herbs harvested from her own fields. It's no exaggeration to say, Hell hath no fury like a warlock scorned.

Halloween is almost here, it's best time of the year with so many awesome new releases! I have some cool things to show you. First, I love Cyber Scythe by A & Y. It's fantastic and comes with a texture change hud to change it's many parts and it also takes custom tints. The Nehtar outfit by FATEplay comes with tunic, armor, pants, and boots. The armor has materials on it so it looks really cool with advanced lighting turned on. I tinted the red areas for a deeper shade of red. Tableau Vivant's Mystic Hair is another great TV long hair for guys. It works great under hats, and you can get all the new cool colors huds for it too. This one is a brown that ends in crimson tips. Awesome. Love all these new colors. Neverwish's Wicked Hat matches the RMK Halloween Dream Gacha broom prize. You can find the hat at Gacha Mania. This one is the rare and I tinted the hat band to match the outfit. The Nightmare gloved by Death Row are part from the TAG Gacha, as well as the Minotaur head on the ground. I'm happy to tell you Lovely Disarray is back and teamed up with Anatomy for a collection at the Body Mod Expo. The Delusion Eyes Sanguine & Sleepless makeup are great! I love darkness around the eyes. The Paine Piercing by Anatomy look cool combined with the face piercing mask by Goth1c0. You can pick it up at the Androgyny round of Genre. The Auxiliary Chest Belt sash is by Epia and has a raven on the buckle. Touch it and you can change texture color. The Abdomen Belt by Dark Prophet Designs has a cyber honeycomb pattern. You may need to edit your shape for the best fit. These wonderful Regent boots by Exalted I love so much come with the Regent outfit. The book, raven, and pose are by Uncertain Smile and you buy it at the RMK Halloween market on main street as well as the Spells and Hexes supply Kit by Souzou Eien. The toy boar mount by Culprit is from the TAG Gacha. And the bloody axe on the ground is a new group gift by Remarkable Oblivion.

On Him:
Staff: A&Y Cyber Bunker Shark Cyber Scythe - multicolor [mesh](RMK Halloween)(420L)
Hair: Tableau Vivant Mystic hair - browns [mesh](300L)
Tunic, Armor, Pants: FATEplay Nehtar - Volcano [mesh](400L)
Hat: Neverwish Wicked Hat - Potion Master Black, Ultra Rare [mesh] (The Gacha Mania)(50L)
Gloves: Death Row night mare gloves [mesh](TAG Gacha)(50L)
Eyes, makeup: Lovely Disarray Delusion Eyes Sanguine & Sleepless (Body Mod Expo)(169L)
Piercings: Anatomy Paine Silver [mesh](Body Mod Expo)(115L)
Mask: Goth1c0 Silent Pierced Mask [mesh](Genre)(100L)
Sash: Epia Auxiliary Chest Belt [mesh](220L)
Belt: Dark Prophet Designs Abdomen Belt II Tech [mesh](400L)
Boots: Exalted Regent - Black [mesh](750L)
Skin: Tableau Vivant Sean Skin - Tone 01 G (990L)
Pose, Raven, Book: Uncertain Smile Sorcerer 3 (RMK Halloween)(200L)

Setting:
Tool Kit: Souzou Eien Spells & Hexes Supply Kit  [mesh](RMK Halloween)(125L)
Toy mount: Culprit  Dreameaters Boar Wild  [mesh](TAG Gacha)(50L)
Severed head: Death Row minotaur [mesh](TAG Gacha)(50L)
Axe: Remarkable Oblivion Zombie Axe - Bloody [mesh](group gift)(free)

Location:

Monday, October 27, 2014

The Addams Family - The Perfect Family 1

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STORYLINE: The Addams Family was a popular topic of rumor and speculation at Wednesday's school. The normally soft murmurs turned into a roar when for show and tell, Wednesday brought a macabre painting she claimed she painted herself. But instead of people praising her artist skill, they were horrified. The details were so gruesome, her art teacher asked how she achieved such realism. Wednesday replied simply she had a live "dead" model.

Every now and then something spontaneous and wonderful happens. After a conversation between Draconias and Aarya about how the Addams Family is the "Perfect Family," this fun portrait idea grew. Thanks to Aarya, Draconias, and Lexxii for letting me blog this!

Noctis is kicking butt this October. You need some authentic looking spookiness for your Halloween? Run over to RMK Gothic and check out the Halloween Market Noctis booth on main street in front of the castle. I love this Abandoned Piano! It comes with a stool, piano, lots of candles and sheet music too! Just touch the sheet music twice to start playing Clair De Lune by Debussy. Love it! You can buy additional sheet music too, a creepy horror version of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata with spooky sounds effects. To the right of Morticia is one of the pieces from the macabre Artist studio by Noctis. It's part of the Tag Gacha - Haunted Hollywood Tours. Touch the painting and it will slowly go from blank canvas to fulled painted. Very cool! You can read how to play the Tag Gacha here: http://taggacha.com/how-to-play 

Setting:
Piano: Noctis Abandoned Piano [mesh](RMK Halloween)(355L)
Music: Noctis Piano Music: Moonlight Sonata [mesh](RMK Halloween)(155L)
Panting: Noctis Vanitas painting 1/Phillipe de Champaigne, 1646 [mesh](TAG Gacha)(50L)
House: Never Totally Dead A Haunted Manor (1900L)

Pugsley, left:
Shirt: :SEY Ensemble_01_(D/sweater) [mesh] (400L)
Hair: Argrace Ken - White [mesh] (250L)
Pants: Deadwool Joad pants - black - for boots vrs [mesh](320L)
Shoes, socks: DECO Wingtip Shoe Medium - Coal [mesh] (250L)
Candy bucket: Lark Candy Bucket - Cat [mesh](past, Candy Fair)
Under shirt: GizzA Leather Outfits Group Gift Male - Shirt (group gft)(free)
Eyes: S0NG Charmmy~ Lust Eye [mesh] (50L)
Hands: Slink Male Hands [mesh](450L)
Skin: Tableau Vivant Nathan - tone 1 (990L)
Pose: momomuller / 3M w5_0 (40L)

The Thing, left middle:
Hands: Slink Male Hands - gesture

Wednesday, center:
Guest Appearance: LexxiiLeopard as Wednesday
Hair: Wasabi Pills Sugar Rush
Makeup: Madrid Solo Male lip mix - Shine only.
Dress: The Secret Store Lulu Vintage Dress
Doll: Del's Odd Shop Stitched Up Dolly
Stockings: Mosquito's Way Stockings - Black
Shoes: Alyce SLink Mary Janes
Skin: Swallow Daniel Ivory Black makeup ( group gift )

Gomez, middle right:
Guest Appearance: Draconias Timeless of Souzou Eien as Gomez
Suit: Lapointe & Bastchild "Modern Closed" Pinstripe Tux  2.0
Hair: Action James Veganic HAIR
Shoes: Schadenfreude Black Suede Beatle Boots
Mustache: RAW HOUSE The Italian

Morticia, right:
Guest appearance: Aarya Phantomhive of the Dark Phantom blog as Morticia
For additional storyline, and style card information, go to the The Addam's Family Portrait.

Additional Settings:
Furniture: contributed by Draco's ridiculous collection of furniture
Books: Old World Books
Desk: Aisling Reading Desk
Witch supplies: Second Spaces Monster's Study - potion ingredients
Rug: Kosh Chaan Rug

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STORYLINE: Muffy Hightower was on a mission: infiltrate the Addams mansion, find out if Wednesday really does have a mummified body for her still life painting, report her findings to her friends, and collect the reward money. Simple, right? First, Muffy started by emulating Wednesday's style. She laughed secretly inside when the gloomy girl was so overjoyed that a popular cheerleader suddenly took an interest in her that an invite to a slumber party at Freak Central soon followed. It was all too easy, Muffy thought.  What could possibly go wrong?

Muffy is wearing a fantastic Wednesday dress by Goth1c0 you can pick up at RMK Halloween. Her Eyeball necklace is by DownDownDown. You can change the textures by touching it and switch the colors on ribbon, metal, and 3 sets of eyes. Her pet Moth by Silentsparrow is a Dream Gacha prize. It comes in holdable, follow, and rez versions. (If you hurry there is also a purple and orange Moth still out for sale from Fifty Linden Friday at the mainstore location.) Muffy's hair, by Taketomi, is a fun spooky kawaii style with many hair pins and skulls from the past round of Gacha Mania. Her pastel goth tights are by Amerie, and shoes from Boom. Her pose is by Kirin and one one of many wonderful gifts from Season's Story anniversary round. Be sure to go check it out before the event ends.

Death Row makes it's debut at Collabor88 with two stunning pieces for the spooky hotel theme: A gorgeous velvet hotel couch, and stacked suitcases that include a blood stained holdable one, with or without, pose trigger. The couch seats people on all four sides, comes in pg and adult, and has a texture change hud. Don't miss it!  From RMK Halloween is the Ethelton Casket from Noctis is another beautifully textured goodie for gothic home decor. It includes a pose to laying down inside, and the lid opens and closes. There is a hud to change it's textures too. To the left of the image is the Magus supplies and Professor's desk, and on the rug is the Magus podium is the gift from RMK Halloween Dream Gacha. On the wall above the desk, is the Papermoon Green Witch Shelf from the Halloween Market at RMK, and by the podium is Green Witch Bundle prize from the RMK Dream Gacha. Next to the bundle is the Crystal Altar by Souzou Eien. It's also a prize from the RMK Dream Gacha. Close by is the Jar of Dirt from the MelonBunny booth at RMK Halloween Market. It's one of the commons from the gacha. The Rares are backpacks and when someone bumps you, your jar spills it's contents all over.  There is a hearts rare backpack and bones. (Go figure I won the hearts rares instead of the bones. lol)  Speaking of backpack, next to Muffy on the ground is the Traveling Witch Pack by Contraption on sale at the RMK Halloween market. Poking out from behind the piano, is the Purple Skeleton Flamingo lawn ornament by Free Bird. It's a gacha in the RMK Halloween Market. To the right of the piano, it a small table by Noctis, vanitas Still life table flute from the Tag Gacha. Next to the Coffin is the Somewhere beyond the sea chaise lounge by Bauwerk. I added it for Pugsley who has a pet octopus. Finishing off the spooky room is the Pixelwear Vamps Rug.

Muffy Hightower:
Pet: silentsparrow Moth - (Dusk) - Flying [mesh](RMK Halloween)(free)
Necklace: DownDownDown DDD_Eyeball necklace [mesh](RMK Halloween)(213L)
Dress, socks: Goth1c0 Misery Loves Wednesday [mesh](RMK Halloween)(125L)
Suitcase: Death Row stack of suitcases, with holdable suitcase [mesh](Collabor88)(188L)
Hair: Taketomi Kokoa with Goth Queen Decora Clips RARE, gacha [mesh](past, Gacha Mania)
Tights: Amerie  Tights - Pink Bone (100L)
Shoes: BOOM Ginchiest Creepers (male) tar/laces [mesh](225L)
Eyes: IKON Spectral Eyes - Starfall [mesh] (150L)
Hands: Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands - Casual [mesh](450L)
Skin: Pink Fuel Alyx <Porcelain> - Smokey/LidA (dkbrow)(1350L)
Pose: Kirin Poses  TSS GIFT BOX (Season's Story)(free)

Setting:
Couch: Death Row lobby couch [mesh](Collabor88)(pg 288L, adult 788L)
Suitcases: Death Row stack of suitcases, with holdable suitcase [mesh](Collabor88)(188L)
Casket: Noctis Ethelton Casket and HUD [mesh](RMK Halloween)(155L)
Desk: Noctis Magus Professor's desk set V2 [mesh](RMK Halloween)(155L)
Podium: Noctis Magus supplies on plynth [mesh](RMK Halloween)(free)
Backpack: Contraption Traveling Witch Pack [mesh](RMK Halloween)(200L)
Shelf: Papermoon *pm* Green Witch Shelf [mesh](RMK Halloween)(250L)
Witch supplies: Papermoon *pm* Green Witch Bundle [mesh](RMK Halloween)(free)
Witch supplies:  Souzou Eien Crystal Altar [mesh](RMK Halloween)(free)
Witch supplies: MelonBunny {MB} Jar of Dirt, gacha [mesh](RMK Halloween)(50L)
Lawn Ornament: Free Bird purple skeleton flamingo, gacha [mesh](RMK Halloween)(50L)
Table: Noctis vanitas Still life table flute [mesh](TAG Gacha)(50L)
Octopus: 22769 ~ [bauwerk] Somewhere beyond the sea Chaise lounge black [mesh](250L)
Rug: Pixelwear [Px] Vamps Rug - Black & Violet 3.0 (60L)

For another view of the Addams' Family portrait, please visit:
The Addams Family by Draconias Timeless

For the Third image in this Story Series, please visit the Dark Phantom blog: The Addam's Family Portrait. We did a team effort to blog the Noctis Tag Gacha Artist Studio items. Check it out!
Thanks for your help, Aarya, Draconias, and Lexxii!

 

Thursday, October 16, 2014

RMK Halloween: The Magical Academy 2

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STORYLINE: To Morrigan Wylde it was amazing to watch a tiny sunflower seed sprout and grow into a mighty plant. But the Magical Academy Herb class seedlings were something else, they were enchanted! They grew much faster and had magical properties. She loved to collect and trade the exotic seeds with her fellow classmates.

Lots of goodies here from RMK Halloween to show you. Above Kariritaisho is wearing the adorable Witch Hat by Pantsu*Hunter. Touch it, can and you can turn the lights on or off. Matching the hat, is the Lil Witch staff by Cubic Cherry Kreations. It comes in 2 styles. Resting on top of the hat is the Vouboo Zitga by Schadnfreude. Collectors of this cute series might remember it from a past Arcade round. Don't miss this new addition! Wrapped around our charming witch are the Together Flasks by DownDownDown. The Harriet Gav dress is by Hapi Rabi. From the RMK Halloween Market located on main street, are two free gifts: the Bat Wings by Silvery K and Halloween Stockings by Ambrosia. Also by Ambrosia are the game prize Pumpkin Heels for Slink Mid.

On her, Morrigan Wylde:
Guest Appearance: Kariritaisho
Hat: Pantsu Hunter Little Witch Hat [mesh](RMK Halloween)(free)
Pet: Schadenfreude Vouboo Zitga [mesh](RMK Halloween)(free)
Staff: Cubic Cherry Kreations Lil Witch~ thanaki Staff  [mesh](RMK Halloween)(free)
Dress: Hapi Rabi Harriet Gav Dress [mesh](RMK Halloween)(free)
Sash: DownDownDown DDD_Together with Flask [mesh](RMK Halloween)(free)
Wings: Silvery K Halloween Wings [mesh](RMK Halloween)(free)
Stockings: Ambrosia Halloween Stockings (RMK Halloween)(free)
Shoes: Ambrosia Pumpkin Heels for Slink Mid [mesh](RMK Halloween)(free)
Hair: LCKY Drippy hair Rainbow tones [mesh](300L)
Hands: Slink Hands Relax [mesh](450L)
Feet: Slink Female Feet (AvEnhance) Mid [mesh](675L)
Eyes: Adored siren eyes - seaweed (90L)
Eyelashes: Gaeline Mesh Lashes Divina [mesh](180L)
Makeup: Pink Acid Deep Smoke Eyeliner
Skin: The Sugar Garden Bunny Tone B (850L)
Pose: Double Take once more

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STORYLINE: Second year classmate, Black Cat, heard a rumor somewhere in Academy's library was the hidden recipe for the Sweet Temptations potion. She found the Book of Shadows and attempted to leave with it, but she didn't get far before Headmaster Charlotte caught her. She took the book and scolded her, "No cheating! Get back to class!"

The Market located on Main Street is full of excellent goodies for Halloween. The gorgeous chocker by Silvery K is a gacha as well as the matching arm warmers, and stocking with shoes. I love the Little Witch hair by Ayashi. It comes with a hat you can show or hide. The fun and unique Black Cat headband is by AIR. On the ground next to Black Cat is the cute Build-a-Friend Kitty gacha by Free Bird. For the RMK Halloween game prizes are the Bubblez Moonstar eye patch, the hold pose triggered Spellbook by Senzafine, and the Raven ring by Lassitude & Ennui.

RMK Halloween: The Magical Academy is going on strong, full of awesome prizes and Halloween goodies for sale. You have until October 31st to complete the challenges and get the prizes. For more information, and pictures of the prizes go to: http://rmkghost.blogspot.jp  The official website has a tutorial how to play the games, or check out my English Tutorial for RMK Halloween.

On Her,  Black Cat:
Hair: Ayashi Little witch hair - pink set [mesh](RMK Halloween)(250L)
Armwarmer: Silvery K Arm cover - Purple_B, gacha[mesh](RMK Halloween)(50L)
Choker: Silvery K Choker Lace - PGP, gacha [mesh](RMK Halloween)(80L)
Legs, shoes: Silvery K over knee - Purple_BlackLine, gacha [mesh](RMK Halloween)(50L)
Dress: Silvery K Puff Sleev Mini Dress - Purple[mesh](RMK Halloween)(200L)
Headdress: Air Le Chat 05 (black_HW, gacha [mesh](RMK Halloween)(10L)
Pet: Free Bird Build-a-Friend Purple Kitty, gacha [mesh](RMK Halloween)(75L)
Book: Senzafine "Spellcraft" Book of Shadows [mesh](RMK Halloween)(free)
Eyepatch: Bubblez BB - Moonstar eyepatch Metal (RMK Halloween)(free)
Ring: Lassitude & Ennui Raven ring - black [mesh](RMK Halloween)(free)
Hands: Slink Hands Relax [mesh](450L)
Lips: Pink Fuel Lipstick Deep - Shine pink (past, group gift)
Eyes: Poetic Colors orchid nightfall large bright [mesh]  (free)
Lashes: FTL Eyelashes - C01 Natural (280L)
Skin: BCC [Latte] Heim 01 (past, The Arcade)
Pose: ZZANG 100% Sugar 004
Thanks for your help, Kariritaisho!



 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

RMK Halloween: The Magical Academy 1

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STORYLINE: While the young students of the Ghost Academy struggled to control their brooms and fly through each gate on the course, their older classmates would preform trick stunts and often sent the rookies flying into thickets of thorns.

The idea for this outfit was one to match with the Magical Academy's schoolgirl's uniform (see image below). I used the new Preppy sweater and pants by Monso.   For the witch elements, I used my Rare Will o' Wisp win from Remarkable Oblivion' Witch Hats gacha last year. I have good news too, Remarkable Oblivion has a new series of witch hats coming out for this year at the Tag Gacha. It opens Oct 17th.  Working perfectly under the witch and with the cape, is the new group gift Huds Test Hair by Tableau Vivant. Tableau Vivant has just reopened it hair store with a brand new look, and completely new hair color huds!  Run go get the gift and play with all the many new cool colors! I picked this lovely strawberry blonde, it's my second favorite hair color after white. I'm so happy to finally have a nice strawberry color in SL!   The wand is part of the FATEplay's Henry outfit for the guys. The wand comes with a hud to trigger a spell cast animation. Working great with the pants, are the Deco wingtip shoes with socks. The cape is by Pucca Firecaster. It comes with an attachment to add a logo to the shoulders. In fact, monso tie has an add-on for logo also, I dropped on both Magical Academy logo. Fun! .... But I know what you guys really want to know, WHERE IS THAT BADASS BROOM?!! lol It's the prize by NeverWish at the RMK Halloween's Dream Gacha! It's unscripted and you can mod it. So you can tint it, resize it, or drop a script in it to make it fly. Just play the games at RMK and you can win it or make trades for it.  How do you play? In a nutshell: Play games and earn coins for the Dream Gacha. You have until October 31st to complete the challenges and get the prizes. For more information, and pictures of the prizes go to: http://rmkghost.blogspot.jp  Tutorial in English Here.

On him, senior Blaze:
Broom: Neverwish Hecate's Broom [mesh](RMK Halloween)(free)
Hair: Tableau Vivant New Huds test Hair - male fit [mesh](Reopening group gift)(free)
Sweat, tie: Monso My Preppy Sweater - Green [mesh](365L)
Pants: Monso My Preppy Pants - Navy [mesh](265L)
Hat: Remarkable Oblivion Will o' the wisp Magician Hat, RARE [mesh](100L)
Shoes, socks: DECO Wingtip Shoe Medium - Coal [mesh] (250L)
Cloak: Pucca Firecaster PFC~Elven Cloak [mesh](250L)
Wand: FATEplay Henry - Ravenclaw grey [mesh](600L)
Hands: Slink Male Hands [mesh](450L)
Eyeliner: Malice .:[M]:. Dohl - Simple Eyeliner  100% (no longer available)
Eyes: Poetic Colors PC Milky Eyes - Bloody Sand [mesh](100L)
Skin: Tableau Vivant Sean Skin - Tone 05 D (990L)
Pose: Clemmm Cal edited (30L)

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STORYLINE: Reiki was a freshman on her first ride on the broom. Instead of flying up, she went down right through the roof of the old theater!

Kemono and the M3 head by Utilizator are so cute, and work perfectly with the free school uniform, reminiscent of Kiki's Delivery Service. You don't need to play the games to get it, just go to the landing and touch Charolette's Raven to get it. The broom and poses are by Uncertain Smile, and you can win them at the Dream Gacha. The mod and skin are created by Mad Echo, and the eyes by Mad Echo are coming soon. The hair by LCKY was a Femboy Hunt prize last month. And the scarf is by Kariritaisho's own store, Hey Listen!

On her, freshmen Reiko Kouda:
Guest Appearance: Kariritaisho
Dress, bow, shoes: RokumeikaN RMK Ghost Magical Academy Uniform [mesh](RMK Halloween)(free)
Avatar: UTILIZATOR Kemono avatar [mesh](900L)
Head: UTILIZATOR M3 Head [mesh](500L)
Skin, mod: Mad Echo Hikaru M3/Kemono Skin Mod - Vampy  (300L)
Eyes: Mad Echo Sugoi Eyes M3 Kemono - Silver (coming soon)
Hair: LCKY Hebiko [mesh](past, Femme Boy Hunt)
Scarf: Hey Listen! scarf [mesh](coming soon)
Pose, broom: Uncertain Smile Witch's flight [mesh](RMK Halloween)(free)

Location: RMK Halloween: Broom Course
Thanks for your help, Kariritaisho!

English Tutorial for RMK Halloween: The Magical Academy


English Tutorial for RMK Halloween: The Magical Academy
The Magical Academy games are going on strong, and the event is full of awesome prizes, freebies, and Halloween goodies for sale! How do you play? In a nutshell: Play games and earn coins for the Dream Gacha.

Start: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/RMK%20Gothic/95/174/2006

Landing
You begin your journey at the landing of the Magical Academy on the “ghost side” of RMK Gothic. Touch the book stands, they give a link to the official blog rules and disclaimer. Once you are done reading, walk forward to the headmaster's desk. The haughty Headmaster of the school, Charlotte, has a greeting for you, it's written down on the enchanted parchment (or read it here). Now touch Charlotte, she will give you 2 items: "+RMK Gothic Halloween2014 HUD+" and "Magic world class." Wear them both. For the free school uniform, touch the raven next to Charlotte. Behind Charlotte are three magic circle teleports down to the sim. If you don't have a broom, you may be in for a bumpy ride. lol.

Ghost Mages
Now your adventure begins! Look around the sim for more Hologram ghosts similar to Charlotte. If you looked at the Map at the landing, you already have an idea where to head. When you find a Mage, it’s a challenge area. Touch the ghost and objects all around to find out what to do. One of the ghosts is not a Mage, but you will find him to be a very good friend. As you complete the challenges you will be awarded a game coin. Collect 10 silver coins and you can use them to play the Dream Gacha. The Challenges are: Broom, Chants, Herbs, Potions. As you level up in the game, the messages each ghost gives you changes.

Broom
Professor Nene is friendly and a bit bubbly. She will talk to you and encourage you to learn how to fly a broom. From her zone you can can pick a magic circle teleport to one of 2 broom courses: the white lower level and the pink upper level. The courses are exactly the same, so you can do whichever one you like best. Once you are at the start, touch the black bench to rez a broom. Once rezzed, right click on the broom end to sit, or "fly away" on it. If the white gate says "Start" it means someone else is already on the course. Wait until the seal for the Magical Academy shows. Fly through each gate. Above them they are numbered, Gate No1, Gate No2, etc. There are 7 gates on the Broom Course. If you successfully pass through, the message will change to "Clear." The Course is timed so if you take too long, you will fall where ever you happen to be. (Dev Tip: Set your graphics low, wear a low lag outfit, and make your draw distance 96.) When you complete the course you get a silver coin. If you had an excellent time, your name will be added to the leaderboard for the fastest times.

Chants
This is a challenge for speed typing. Royal Magician Ray will not speak to a lowly freshman at all, but you can talk to his cat Familiar. Touch one of the three orb stands: Japanese, English, and Numbers. Accept and wear the orb. Look in local chat for the magic spell. The chant will be given in several lines, but for the spell to work, you need to type it out like one big giant run-on sentence with no spaces or returns. (Dev Tip: Are you a bad typer? Try Dictation that comes with the Mac, or the Dragon program for Windows.) Once the chant is completed, you get a silver coin.

Herbs
Professor Fixis has a sour personality, but he will warm up to you if you work hard. Herb growing is one of the most popular challenges. It takes 1 hour to grow the herbs, and you must touch your field, or plant pot once every 10 min. (Dev Tip: You can play other games while the herbs grow, even leave the sim, but be sure to keep your hud on. It will tell you in local chat it's time to go back to touch your plants. If you take too long, your plants will time out.) There are 2 herb growing areas: the garden fields and the planter pots in town. Once your herbs are grown, you get 3 herb objects sent to inventory. All herbs are transfer. Once you have used a field, your turn is up. A new person can take the field. There are many kind of herbs.  Some appear to be more common than others. (Bonus Dev Tip: One of the scarecrows in the fields will also talk to you, what he says depends on your level.)

Potions
Once you have at least 3 herbs, head to the Magnificent Magician Merlin's potions class. Wear your herb, touch it on your display, and it will be added to your hud. Once all 3 are added to the hud, touch the black kettle on the fireplace to brew it. If you made a good potion you see what it is on the upper box of the hud, but most the time you will create nothing but a toxic Skull and Crossbones potion. (Dev Tip: Write down all your attempted potion recipes. Make friends with other players and trade secrets. You can team up and share bad recipes to avoid. You might even find someone who can tell how to make a really good potion!) STOP! Before you brew a new potion, look for Chan! 

Potion Sale
(Dev Tip: Did you fail to make a cool potion? Don’t worry, you can sell it. Chan will buy anything! lol) Chan is your best buddy. Deliver to him your potions and he will buy them, but he may toss an insult your way for shoddy goods. The better your potion, the more money you earn. A good potion is worth a gold coin, and a gold coins are worth 10 silvers! (Dev tip: My friends have discovered 6 potions so far: Witch Trial, Sweet Temptation, Halloween Night, Feast of Madness, Oblivion, and Black Princess Perfume)

Dream Gacha
Once you have 10 silver, or 1 gold coin, head to the Dream gacha. Wear your coins. Touch them on your display to load them into your hud. Once you reach 10, go ahead and touch the Dream Gacha Old Man tree. You can see a preview of all the prizes on the official Magical Academy website. All prizes are transfer (with one exception). (Dev tip: There are also two mystery prizes in the Dream Gacha that will help you in your magic!)

Trades
The best strategy in all RMK games is to make friends. You can trade potion recipes, failed potion recipes, herbs, and Dream Gacha prizes. You can also make trades and ask for help in the RMK Gothic SIM group. secondlife:///app/group/41460f76-5061-1412-5958-059b4d14ce05/about

Halloween Market
Have no patience for games? Don't worry, there are lots of excellent items, gacha, and several freebies over in the Halloween Market. Don't miss these excellent exclusives to the event! Participating stores in the Dream Gacha and Halloween Market are:

1mm, A&Y Bunker CyberShop, Air, Ambrosia, Ariel’s Nail, Ayashi, BluPrintz, Bubblez Style, Cila, Contraption, Cubic Cherry Kre-ations, DownDownDown, Free Bird, Goth1c0, Hapi Rabi, HPMD, La petite fleur, Lassitude & Ennui, Likka House, Melonbunny, NeverWish, Noctis, Nonkoromankan, oUvUo, Pantsu Hunter, Paper Moon, Pulcino, RokumeikaN, Schadenfreude, Senzafine, Silentsparrow, Silvery K, SouzouEien, Theater Chain, Uncertain Smile

BONUS: Achievements
There will be rewards for things like Fastest Time on the Broom. As you earn coins, your rank in the game will increase up 9 levels, and the highest level is Magnificent Magician!

The official website tutorial in Japanese and English How to Play
An additional English tutorial by store owner of Schadenfreude.
Have fun gang!

In Picture above:
Guest Appearance: Rokia Kristan
Medieval Gyroscope: Noctis Medieval Gyroscope [mesh] (199L)
Desk set: Noctis Baron Von Scarlet's Secretary desk [mesh] (355L)
Pumpkins, raven: Nuville Horrors (past)
Dress, hat: RokumeikaN Halloween gift 2013 (past)
Teleports: Theater Chain

Saturday, October 11, 2014

The Sun King

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STORYLINE: Beautiful and radiant, the Sun King was an ancient god. RA, Solaris, and the Aten were just a few of his many names.

I have wonderful news for you guys! First, race down to Fallen Gods and try to find your perfect match at Lucky Fortune Teller. You have until October 31st to win this amazing complete avatar in both male and female. It comes with skin, animating eyes and headdress, solar necklace, snake wrap jewelry, wings, lip and eye piercings,  drapes, hair, and Slink appliers for hand, feet and nails. Read more about the parties, and contests going on for Fallen God's 7th Anniversary here:  http://fallengodsinc.blogspot.com/2014/10/solaris.html

ROMP October round has started! You have until 11:59 pm SLT Monday, October 12th to pick up all the new and wonderful items on sale, nothing over 500L! The store list is here: ROMP  The harness the Sun God is wearing is by Ama. It comes in male or female. You can choose from many color options or get the fatpack.

My last wonderful surprise is the Bishie-lious Mermaid hair by Ayashi!  YES! This is long-hair rigged mesh that works perfectly on both guys and girls. You can get it in a color pack, or fatpack, and it also includes color change for the string and pearls. Head over to Mystic Realms Faire to pick it up before the event ends on the 26th.

On him, the Sun King:
Harness: Ama Basic Harness (ROMP)(99L) 25% sale Oct 10 - 12
Hair: Ayashi Mermaid hair - blues pack (Mystic Realms Faire)(250L)
Hands: Slink Male Hands [mesh](450L)
Complete avatar: Fallen Gods SOLARIS wraps, necklace, piercings, drapes, headdress, skin, wings, eyes, hands, feet, nails appliers (Lucky Fortune Teller, free)
Pose: F*cking Ninjas Everything Nice Pose (50L)