Welcome to the September issue of Prim Perfect—and this month we have a region of the month… and also a clear theme!
Usually we target a region in each issue—occasionally we choose a theme… but this month we are doing both! We are visiting the Blake Sea and exploring some of the regions around its borders which make up part of the United Sailing Sims. In the past we’ve visited The Galaxy (now moored close by) and the New England sims—this time we have looked at the Blake Sea and the area belonging primarily to MarkTwain White and Nber Medici. Ethan Westland met with them both and also enjoyed exploring the Blake Sea in general.
And Java Jetcity has compiled a list of places that you must see!
Our Designer of the Month is Isla Gealach, who took time off from her latest venture—the Nest—to construct a beautiful new home for Nber and MarkTwain and to talk to Rowan Derryth about her build, her designs generally and, of course, the Nest!
Further explorations in the Blake Sea had Linus Lacombe uncovering a nest of pirates, while Wildstar Beaumont met the doyenne of Second Life boatbuilders, Jacqueline Trudeau, and Tricia Aferdita explored our Landscape of the Month—the Greenhouse.
But there’s more to the Blake Sea than simply sailing: Jedburgh30 Dagger takes to the air and explores the entrancing possibilities of different craft—and some of the airports they can visit—while Ceejay Writer meets the SL Coast Guard and learns about their role in keeping the Second Life seas safe.
We’re also exploring Inworldz this month.
Beq Janus has explored to discover what changes have occurred since her visit over a year ago, and has also interviewed one of the people behind Inworldz—Elenia Lawrence.
In preparation for our setting up a store for our Trailblazers in Inworldz, one of our Trailblazers, Laetitia (Lottie) Aluveaux, has given an account of the first Home and Garden Expo to be held in Inworldz.
Our Pathfinders have been learning about store locations this month—and have been discussing the topic with Yelena Istmal of Noctis. You can read all about the meeting and about Yelena in an interview with Qwis Greenwood.
And budding designers might also like to read Pitsch Parx’s column offering some good solid advice on ways to avoid becoming an egotistical drama queen!
This month’s Linden Home is in the Oriental style and has been created by Nomade Zhao and Selvone Franizzi of Sel & Nom Creations. They’ve done an amazing amount with the 117 pims on offer in creating an interactive experience—with some interesting garden furniture too!
Once again, this month, we have free Prim Perfect gifts for you. Of course, gifts are only available in Second Life through our inworld Intellibook version, but below this, there are instructions for getting your Inworld copy!
In Charity News, Beq Janus supplies a roundup of the end of the 2011 Relay for Life of Second Life, while Tricia Aferdita sees what’s been happening at this year’s Artathon.
Then there’s a look at what is happening with the Designing Worlds and Metaverse Arts shows on treet.tv and news of some very exciting new projects that Prim Perfect is involved with which will see exciting new shows launching soon!
And there’s a new column from Froukje Hoorenbeck, looking at the amazing series of Designer’s Challenges as well as news of the most recent bargains from Spruce Up Your Space. And our team of talented photographers, led by PJ Trenton, Judith LeFevre, Tricia Aferdita, Wildstar Beaumont, Wren Carling, and Stephen Venkman, bring you some of the most artistic eye candy from across the metaverse!
All this with News from the Grid and more!
So how can I get Prim Perfect?
If you prefer to read the magazine online but not inworld, there are choices. Firstly, there’s the wonderful Calaméo system, which allows you to moves smoothly through the pages, giving you the feeling of reading a real magazine. You’ll find Issue 36 here – and please do leave a comment!
But, if you like to download your magazines to read as you commute to work, or in the bath, or wherever, you can also download a pdf of the magazine from Calameo – or print it out!.
It is available through SL Marketplace (just search on the site for Prim Perfect). This will deliver you a copy in the form of an Intellibook that you can rez and read inworld.
We also have subscribe-o-matic kiosks throughout Second Life (these are taking over from our older vendors) – so you can just click to subscribe. You’ll be sent a copy of the latest issue, and then you’ll receive your issues regularly!
Another inworld option is to buy from our inworld vendors (located at various stores). Sometimes we have had problems with these, but you can help! If you see a vendor still selling an earlier issue, contact email@example.com, and we’ll send someone to update it.
Or you can have it delivered to you each month as an IntelliBook, by joining the Prim Perfect Readers group inworld. It costs nothing to join and, apart from delivering the magazine each month, we won’t overload you with chat or messages!
In addition to delivering the Intellibook version of the magazine, you’ll also get a link to the online Calaméo version of the magazine, so you’ll be able to access that too.
How to Join Prim Perfect Readers
- Inworld, open Search.
- Search Groups for Prim Perfect Readers.
- Click to join
So … enjoy! And let us know what you think of our new edition!