Monday, July 14, 2014
It was another great weekend in London City. We celebrated the Rock n Rolls years with The Jersey Boys Concert, the opening of our newest club, Edge! and the deployment of the London City weather system.
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Sunday, July 13, 2014
We have developed what we believe to be Second Life's first completely immersive weather system here in London City.
Traditional weather systems rely on the use of particles which invariably remain as grey unrezzed blocks swamping the local area for up to a minute, sometimes even longer and lack the finesse that is available via modern specular mapping.
The London City Immersive Weather Experience is extremely low lag (far lower than any particle system) and uses a single multifaceted mesh prim to draw in the weather (be it rain or sunshine glistening on the pavement) in the wink of an eye, using photo realistic animated texturing, with support for the Advanced Lighting Model.
Seeing is believing so... You can check out this new system for yourself with scheduled showers lasting five minutes each at: 11.45am, 3.45pm, 7.45pm, 11.45pm (UK times) each day here: http://slurl.com/secondlife/London%20City/87/230/24
As soon as we are completely happy with the performance of this new system, we will bring it to the Market Place. For now, you can experience it exclusively in London City.
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Thursday, July 10, 2014
Hope you know how to Jitterbug as we're having ourselves a Rock n Roll weekend here in London City and it starts on Friday.
Beginning at Madame Lala's on Friday evening from 1pm SL (9pm UK) and continues in The Worlds End Pub on Saturday from 11am SL (7pm UK) and then moves to the main stage in London City3 at 12pm SL (8pm UK) ahead of the concert The Jersey Boys and Frankie Valli.
Throughout the events you can experience the best up-tempo Rock n Roll from the earliest decades through to the current date.
At 1pm SL, the legendary Frankie Valli, known for smash hit songs including, Sherry, Big Girls Don't Cry, Beggin', Working My Way Back To You, Grease and many more chart toppers, will be here on stage.
Get your 1950's outfits on and come and rock with us here in London City.
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Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Known for his roles as Captain Kirk, TJ Hooker, Denny Crane and the Priceline Negotiator, The Shat added a personal appearance in London City to his resume this weekend, where he wowed the crowds with his amazing vocal skills.
The Shat landed via Shuttlecraft and immediately began to sing to the gathered audience. The full hour concert brought an enormous attendance, some to enjoy the music, but most to see what he would do to it.
It was a lot of fun putting on a quirky event like this and great to see so many people enter into the spirit of it. Enjoy the video.
Saturday, July 05, 2014
Some great new Linden Dollar rates from DX Exchange!
By telephone, 340 Lindens for a £1 Call
By SMS text message, 300 Lindens for a £1 message
And by using the terminal in-world at the DX HQ in London City...
410 Linden Dollars for £1
Visit DX Exchange at their UK HQ in London City and get great rates when buying Linden Dollars http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/193/141/24
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Friday, July 04, 2014
The long awaited event of the year is finally here on Saturday, William Shatner in Concert, 1pm SL (8pm UK).
From Captain Kirk and TJ Hooker to Priceline Negotiator, Denny Crane in Boston Legal and Raw Nerve chat show host and the richest actor in the world, The Shat has done it all.. except sing in London City.
Join us for this breath-taking, jaw dropping, once in a lifetime event at 12pm SL (8pm UK) on Saturday here: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City3/182/165/23
London City are proud to bring to you LIVE entertainment in the form of singer Chip Takacs.
Who and what is Chip Takacs? Chip is a boy who was born an raised in the seaside town of Rockaway Beach, New York. at 14 he traded a B.B. gun for a secova electric guitar. Taking lessons from his friend Mike Gordon he progressed to play live shows at local bars in Rockaway. His crowning moment came when he got to play New York's famous night club, CBGB's. Chip has played many different places since then and now brings his music to second life.
Using professional back tracks, he sings and plays live guitar, as if the back tracks are his band. Chip mainly covers songs from the hits of the 70's 80s, and beyond.
He has a typical Brooklyn attitude and isn't afraid to let it flow at his show, and the music has the same bend... some like it, some don't... one thing they all agree on is, it is a show to see and hear...
Make sure you head on over to London City for an event you won't forget.
He takes the stage in LC3 at 11am SLT on 4th July... come on over and join the fun!
Fresh from the meeting about the Future of Second Life, Pete Linden, (Head of Public Relations) comes to the most popular set of regions on the grid to see them for himself.
Pete stayed about half and hour and wandered through the streets of Soho chatting with the residents and expressed how great it is to see such a thriving and buzzing set of regions full of people out partying, shopping or just hanging out and chatting.
Visit us in world: http://slurl.com/secondlife/London%20City/99/153/23
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
The theme for this month is Fringe. It's the height of the British Summer, so get out your raincoat, wellies and brolly. A month of excellence begins this Saturday in London City, we'll be singing in the rain.
London City - The Most Popular Destination in Second Life