Saturday, June 29, 2019

Summerfest 2019: Crabs vs Starfish

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STORYLINE: Unknown to the humans playing in the summer surf, their picnic area had drawn the attention of the denizens of the beach. Mr Crack Kracken and his crew of dancing crabs challenged Ms Sea Star and her children to a little contest: Who can pop the most bottles open? The starfishes quickly fell behind as the crabs popped and popped until there were bottle caps laying everywhere. Regardless of the winner, all creatures of the shoreline enjoyed the delicious soda pop, and a good time was had by all.

How cute are all these beach creatures?  They are available now at Summerfest. The sandcastle by Hextraordinary is full of Animesh Crabs. You lay them down individually, or trigger their thier cute cheorographed dance routine by touching the castle. The crabs by MishMish are also animesh and will wander side to side. They also come in static poses, and several colors. The Starfish by Yokai are also animated. You can wear them or rez. They come in several colors and static poses too. The palm tree in the background is also animated with a pleasant slow sway. The mini fridge, soda bottles, and bottle caps are by Dahlia.

Sandcastle, small crabs: HEXtraordinary Crab Kingdom Castle [ANIMESH](Summerfest)(499L)
Large crabs: MishMish - Cutie Crab Deco - Red [ANIMESH](Summerfest)(250L)
Starfish: Yokai - SuperSTARfish -Starfish Animated (turquoise/blue) [mesh](Summerfest)(175L)
Starfish: Yokai - SuperSTARfish -Starfish (gold) Animated [mesh](Summerfest)(175L)
Starfish: Yokai - SuperSTARfish -Starfish (gold) Animated [mesh](Summerfest)(175L)
Set: Dahlia Belmar: Vintage Signs, Sodas,  Cooler, and bottle caps SET[mesh](Summerfest)(999L)
Beach: Studio Skye Beach Building Set from Studio Skye [mesh](699L)
Palm Tree: Little Branch LB_BeachPalm Animated [mesh](Summerfest)(222L)

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Summerfest 2019 : Beachside Water Garden

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STORYLINE: Maria was thrilled to have been gifted a week vacation at the beach for her birthday. While shopping at the many fun beachside souvenir shops, she found these adorable little fishbowls. She picked out two fantail Betta fish and took them to her beach cottage. She knew the perfect spot for them on the porch. She would spend hours there, swinging from a hammock chair, reading her favorite books on the ipad, listening to the seagulls and rolling surf, and watching the fish swim lazily near by. ....Ahhh, so wonderful. What an excellent gift this was.

Summerfest has began! Explore an entire sim that captures the fun and ambience of the beach filled with awesome creations to make your inworld Beach Vacation perfect.  Summerfest runs until July 7th.   

For the fish bowls, head to the O.M.E.N booth and pick out a water bowl and betta. Then wear the betta and touch the bowl. Your fish automatically jump into your bowl!  ...For a beautiful windblown hairstyle, head to Tableau Vivant. I just love all  their windblown styles.  ...Setting the tropical mood is my favorite Palm tree in SL, Little Branch's animated beach palm.  ...And lately, a great gift you can pick out for yourself is at Aleutia's store in the giant SL16B shopping event. Anything in Aleutia can be your gift, just follow the directions how to pick out what you want.  In fact, all stores at SL16B are having sales and free gifts for shoppers to help celebrate Secondlife's 16th birthday. Don't miss either of these great events!

Fish bowl: dust bunny water garden . water lily [mesh](Summerfest)(85L)
Fish bowl: dust bunny water garden . cat bowl [mesh](Summerfest)(85L)
Fish bowl: dust bunny water garden . lightbulb [mesh](Summerfest)(85L)
Fish: O.M.E.N Betta Fish - Galaxy Pink & Purple Animated [mesh](Summerfest)(45L)
Fish: O.M.E.N Betta Fish - Tropical Blue Animated [mesh](Summerfest)(45L)
Palm Tree: Little Branch LB_BeachPalm Animated [mesh](Summerfest)(222L)

On Her:
Hair: Tableau Vivant Zephyr hair, browns [mesh](Summerfest)(250L)
Dress: Aleutia Mary Jane (Mait) Hang Loose (SL16B - Halcyon)(gift)
Mesh Head: fiore Angelic Mesh Head, skin 15 (2.3)[mesh](retired)
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body Lara [mesh](2750L)
Pose: Del May Standstill (50L)


Monday, June 10, 2019

2066: the UPGRADES Hacker

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STORYLINE: He leapt under the bowls of the glimmering white city in the sky. The place was the private playground of the Mars Tycoons, those who grew fabulously rich off their genetically engineered slave labor force toiling in the dangerous mines below. He was not strong enough to undo this social injustice. However, he could relieve those-who-had-too-much of their great "burden," and share the ill-gotten loot with those who needed it the most. Each time he stole a priceless Upgrade, he grew better capable of stealing more. It would be only be a matter of time before his fat-cat prey would notice the thievery, and then the real games would begin.

Introducing a brand new subscription box for lovers of all things Cyber, is UPGRADE. The box contains 6 exclusive original items in a Sci-Fi theme. The preorder reduced price at 1000L. After the box's release, that you can purchase it for 1500L from the marketplace here until August 31st, 2019, after which it will be retired: Upgrades subscription box.

From the box is the super cool Jammer Spine by Contraption. Its Animesh! You will need to make sure your viewer is current to see it correctly. It attaches to the back and has a hud to change several different zones various colors. Also you can pose the tail or control what type of animation it plays.  Also shown from UPGRADES is are the cuffs by Astara. They come in several colors and have a hud to change it's displayed text. The Outfit is from the Elysion gacha by Gabriel. The headset and armbands are from the GRPE gacha by SOLE. The android eye are By Snow and have a nice hud to change its colors in several zones. Face mask by Krova. Bodysuit applier is by Graves. Bento Talons by Contraption. And I love this hair by No Match too. This has been a great summer for Cyber lovers. I'm looking forward to the next UPGRADES themed box in August!

On him, the Upgrades Hacker:
Animesh: Contraption  Power Jammer Spine spine [mesh](Upgrades subscription box)(1500L)
Cuffs: Astara EmoTech Cuff Wrist, Nanite [mesh](Upgrades subscription box)(1500L)
Mask: KROVA Teeth Mask [mesh](225L)
Armband: SOLE GRPE - CArm White, gacha [mesh](75L)
Headset: SOLE GRPE - Headset White, gacha [mesh](75L)
Bangle: Gabriel ::GB::Cyber Bangle Belleza Silver, gacha [mesh]
Boots: Gabriel ::GB::Cyber Boots Belleza Silver, gacha [mesh]
Pants: Gabriel ::GB::Cyber Elysion Pants Belleza Silver, gacha [mesh]
Vest: Gabriel ::GB::Cyber Elysion Vest Belleza Silver, gacha [mesh]
Hair: no_match NO.HERO. male [mesh](200L)
Claws: ContraptioN Vulture Talons [mesh](325L)
Eyes: By Snow Citadel Eyes [mesh](200L)
Ears: Mandala STEKING_EARS_Season5 [mesh](697L)
Bodysuit: Graves Mainframe - White Suit (male) + inclusive Omega, TMP (460L)
Mesh head: Raven Bell James, Bento [mesh] (2000L)
Body: Belleza Jake Mesh Body *Beta* V1.0 [mesh](2999L)
Pose: Clemmm Broken in anger 2