Thursday, February 28, 2019

London City - Official Community Gateway





London City Gateway is being revamped and getting a make-over.

This is a brief potted history..

Over three years ago, London City became the first of the next generation Official Community Gateways to come on-line.

Since then over 600,000 new residents have begun their journey in Second Life, via the portal operated by London City.

The gateway has the emphasis on quick-starting a resident by showing them the basics of walking, running, camera controls and jumping.  These are the bare bone essentials needed to begin their adventure, and if they decide for a more in-depth tutorial, they can take a tour of the full region and follow the examples - or - they can choose to jump right into the community region London City and meet other residents.

From there, our Support team will show them how to customize their avatar, dance, shop, create landmarks and search for places and events of interest.

This video shows the kind of group events enjoyed by residents being born into London City Official Community Gateway.






Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Love Made in SL



Earlier this month, the mini-series Love in SL, created for Linden Lab by Draxtor,  debuted to showcase some of the many stories of love and romance found by Residents in Second Life, that has ultimately lead to real life partnerships.

Episode 2 features Lily and Charles, a couple who met back in 2007.

London City also features very briefly in this episode.






Sunday, February 24, 2019

London Weekend




Last night, concluding the Love-In, The Everly's performed in concert, reminding everyone just how good they were at their peak.

Today at 11am SL, it is Substation with CoffeeQueen, followed by Katty on the beach in London City West at 1pm SL for World's End (on the road).





Monday, February 18, 2019

Trash or Treasure



One man's trash is another man's treasure..

You never know quite what you're going to find in the Soho Trash Can, but with over 100 gifts, including cash, you might strike it lucky and get something useful.... or useless.


It's always worth a rummage in the bin!  Today, we've added this cute pet Octopus.  Good luck in winning the latest prize!  Just walk into the bin and it will hand you your present!
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/86/204/23

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Lala's Love




Lala's was the place to be, this Friday night just gone, as Madame Bailey played tunes to get everyone hot under the collar.   We were all thrilled to get chatted up by a few frisky visitors, until it turned out we were all getting exactly the same compliments!   Sometimes its better not to compare notes!



Lala's is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 1pm SL time (9pm UK) with themed events for each party.

Join the fun here http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/241/38/23

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Sedaka Show



There is still time to catch Sedaka on stage now at London City... and win 300L in the cash grab!




Thursday, February 14, 2019

Happy Valentine's Day



Have a great valentine's day, and don't forget that the place for love today is at Madame Lala's, where there is a free running buffet and top tune from DJ DeSantis, designed to melt the heart of even the most seasoned of cynics.

Lala opens her doors at 1pm SL time (9pm UK)

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The Wedded Bliss Love Match Computer






A state of the art, computer has been deployed in London City, to help you find a perfect match during this Valentines season.

As you can see, this is a highly sophisticated machine, and uses extremely elaborate  and complex algorithms, to search the world and return the name of your perfect love-match Cupid!

Beam in to London City now, and find your Mr(s) Right!

Teleport to find bliss: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/70/212/23

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Busking



If you have a talent for singing and would like to share this with others in London City, head to the Busking Area in front of Compton's pub.   You can logon to the tip hat and earn cash singing your favourite songs and entertaining the community!




This is Frank's regular cabaret artist AJ, in London City.
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/81/185/23



Sunday, February 03, 2019

Last night in London



Kicking off Valentines season in London City last night, was Cat Stevens, spreading peace and love around the world.



We were joined throughout the event by Liru, lead developer for Singularity Viewer  she she was here to test the very latest build of this superfast viewer, shipping to all users during February.    More on that as the project nears completion.. 'cept to say it has a ton of brand new requested features users will love.



Thursday, January 31, 2019

Wrap up Warm



It must be spring, it's snowing!

They say this every year, but maybe this time they are right.   The UK is bracing for what promises to be the most snowfall seen in the country in over ten years.

Just about everywhere is going to receive a good 4 to 8 inches of snow over the next 24 hours, and 8 inches is indeed something to crow about!

There will never be a better excuse to get snowed-in and play Second Life until at least the middle of next week, so keep a beady eye on the forecasts, and make sure you have plenty of Armageddon-proof food in your cupboards.

So wrap up warm, get the kettle on and login to London City, where a cup of hot Bovril awaits you.