Some time has passed since the first official Hangout instigated by She-of-so-many-names (Vaneesa Blaylock)—it occurred on September 13, 9 a.m. SLT. I don’t think her aim was to see if we could crash the sim with our numbers, so I declare it a success. With around 17 folks stopping by over the course of 90 minutes, we all had a chance to preview Kimika Ying’s latest creation, Sister Planet (LEA 29, part of the Linden Endowment group of sims). Kimika is show above looking the part of an explorer, but holding an umbrella.)
Many of us had to scrounge through our inventories to find umbrellies to keep the constant rain from washing us away. Soto Hax was appropriately undressed for the weather since the rain and temps were quite warm!
After touring the sim, which featured quonset huts, a spaceship and big-wheeled land rovers with large water falls in the distance, we made our way back to a hut to chat. Some of us had to swim through mucky swamps. Obviously, Sister Planet would make for a wonderful Scifi roleplay experience. Because of our naked companion, talk turned to the new mesh body trend.
It all got bifurcated for me about midway through the morning when I was IM’d by Sanura Snowpaw to discuss how we were going to post new and old items to her Marketplace. Then Allure’s Athayus Quan IM’s me as I recently wrote up his Second Book project. So talk about socilaizing big-time in Second Life! I will be highlighting some of his new Slink High Heels compatible shoes soon. It got very hard to track everyone by that point. Vaneeesa, of course, was doing video feeds and spontaneous blogging, so she was very quiet.
All in all it was a great start to an opportunity to meet new people and discover new creatively designed sims. Next month’s Hangout will be the second Saturday in October, be sure to check the blog above for details.