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Saffia and Sophia

Saffia and Sophia

In this episode of Designing Worlds we’re paying a visit to Carrie Tatsu and the amazing Zooby’s, home of animated virtual pets and, even more famously, virtual babies, to learn all about the release of her latest project – animesh babies!

The show goes live on Monday 25th March at 2pm SLT on the Designing Worlds Vimeo channel and on the Designing Worlds channel at SLArtist – and you can join the special Watch Party (also at 2pm SLT) in our studio on Garden of Dreams.

Here is a taster:

We’ll be seeing how Carrie Tatsu has developed her business from her earliest prim dogs back in 2007 up to the stunning animesh babies that she is about to release. We learn all about what they can do; the ideas behind their creation; and how Carrie prizes above all the experiences they offer.

Pets at Zooby's, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Pets at Zooby’s, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

In addition to discovering more about her impressive new line of Animesh babies, we learn that Carrie is an accomplished businesswoman in Second Life. We hear the story of her business and gain many insights, including her views on Second Life and where virtual worlds are heading.

Saffia gets her own baby, and learns how to create a mini Saffia of her own. Be afraid … be very afraid …

It’s a fascinating show looking at the evolution of a popular Second life business, and also at how new techniques can be integrated in exciting ways, so please tune in or join us at 2pm SLT.

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You can visit the Zooby’s pet store here: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Zoobyland/128/130/21
Be warned – the animesh babies will not be on sale until towards the end of April. We predict lots of Easter babies this year on the grid!

Zooby's new animesh babies

Zooby’s new animesh babies

Carrie has also made a series of videos about the new animesh babies which you can watch on her channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZvJFGz24EDurqkciHSTQtw

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Vir Linden talks about animesh

Vir Linden talks about animesh

In this episode of Designing Worlds we’re looking at a new development in Second Life – Animesh! It allows the animation of mesh objects that are separate from an avatar, but with many of the same characteristics.

The show goes live on Monday 11th March at 2pm SLT on the Designing Worlds Vimeo channel and on the Designing Worlds channel at SLArtist – and you can join the special Watch Party (also at 2pm SLT) in our studio on Garden of Dreams.

And remember – the clocks have gone back in the United States – so for much of the world, the show will an hour earlier.

In the show, we ask what Animesh actually is, and Vir Linden, from Linden Lab, gives us an in-depth interview with detailed information about the whole animesh project, and answers creators’ questions. In addition, meet a selection of animesh creators including Carrie Tatsu, Aki Shichiroji and scripter Medhue Simoni.

You can see a trailer for tonight’s show here:

This is a really important (and exciting!) show – so so please tune in or join us at 2pm SLT.

 

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The Sojourner Memorial, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

The Sojourner Memorial, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

In this week’s Designing Worlds, we’re looking at a sadly all too real phenomenon: when people disappear from Second Life and – often – from real life too.

The show goes live on Monday 18th February at 2pm SLT on the Designing Worlds Vimeo channel and on the Designing Worlds channel at SLArtist – and you can join the special Watch Party (also at 2pm SLT) in our studio on Garden of Dreams.

Here’s a short preview of today’s show:

In the show, we’ll be discussing what legacy they leave behind, and what steps we should be taking to protect our legacy – and make sure our friends understand what has happened.

We’ll be talking to Jo Yardley, who has written a fascinating article on this issue, and other people – KT Syakumi, Kess Viiperi, Adele Ward and Stevie Basevi – who have been affected too both by people who have died, and people who have suddenly disappeared, sometimes with devastating consequences for those who knew them, worked with them, and loved them.

We think you’ll find it a fascinating show, so please tune in or join us at 2pm SLT.

American Cancer Society Memorial Garden, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

American Cancer Society Memorial Garden, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

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You can see the full Ladyslipper Constantine tribute, featured in the show, at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mX3c8RVB0iI
You can visit the Day of Remembrance Menorial Garden here: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Varna/179/35/24

 

 

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The Streets of Sanctuary

The Streets of Sanctuary

Designing Worlds will be back for a whole new season, starting on Monday 11th February!

In this episode of Designing Worlds we’ll be visiting a fascinating desert location: the setting for Sanctuary, a very successful roleplay community that has been running for eleven years.

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Soul2soul River, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Soul2soul River, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

In this episode, brought to you from a special studio constructed for us by Eliza Weirwight of Patron, we take a look at some outstanding winter locations in Second Life.

DW388 – SL Winter Places 2018 from Richard Elen on Vimeo.

We talk to Eliza herself and look at some of her special seasonal products at the Patron store; we talk to Kess Viiperi about her winter landscaping vlogging (as she demonstrates how to create a wonderful wintry landscape of your own – you can see her decorating video in full here); and we meet up with Tymus Tenk of Calas Galadhon and take a detailed tour of their winter regions. You’ll be amazed at the changes since our last show there, when we visited for Halloween!

StoryBrooke Garden, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

StoryBrooke Garden, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

We also look at Linden Lab’s own Winter Wonderland experience and elsewhere, and cover further winter-themed locations in a seasonally stunning slideshow from Wildstar Beaumont.

Christmas Expo, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Christmas Expo, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Visit some of the places on the show!
The Linden Winter Wonderland: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Winter%20Wonderland%202/157/7/21
Patron: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Patron/84/148/26
Winter’s Hollow, Auron: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Auron/19/239/23
Let It Snow! http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Authors%20Point/194/117/34
Hollyee, Starlight Shores: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Starlight%20Shores/77/154/25
Christmas at Calas Galadhon: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/ERIADOR/20/150/25

Isle of May, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Isle of May, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

And if you want more, we recommend this link! https://www.flickr.com/groups/3952574@N24/discuss/72157702345327061/

And don’t miss our Christmas Special – a visit to New Babbage for the Urchin’s Ball. It will be shown at 2pm SLT on Christmas Eve – and here’s the trailer!

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See the trailer on You Tube!

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Join us today, Thursday 3rd November at 2pm SLT for a special episode of Designing Worlds at our studio in Garden of Dreams.

Patch Linden will be joining us, and there’ll be an opportunity to discuss the issues raised in the show with him afterwards.

And if you’re wondering what it’s about … you may find a clue here

If you can’t get to the studio (and we are expecting a large audience so try to get there early), you will be able to see the show from 2pm onwards on the following channels:

SLArtist.com: http://bit.ly/2e4SXWC
AviewTV: http://bit.ly/2fIDw6T
Designing Worlds on Vimeo: http://bit.ly/2ffmA58
Second Life YouTube: http://bit.ly/2fycuzP

 

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