Tiny Take Over for the new issue of Prim Perfect

Prim Perfect: Issue 42 - Summer 2012: Cover
Prim Perfect: Issue 42 – Summer 2012: Cover

Here is the new issue of Prim Perfect—rather later than planned! Unfortunately, events conspired to gobble up key members of staff—such as a certain Birthday Party that managed to grab up my time rather more than I had been expecting!

But here now is our Summer Issue, packed with information about the smaller members of our Second Life community, with a look at Tinies, Petites, and even a few Micros!

Our Region Of The Month is the fascinating Raglan Shire—heart of the Tiny community.

Honour McMillan has been exploring there while Java Jetcity has picked out ten places that you will surely want to visit, especially if you are doing our Tiny Quest!

Prim Perfect: Issue 42 - Summer 2012: Region of the Month
Prim Perfect: Issue 42 – Summer 2012: Region of the Month

To complete the Tiny Quest you will need to find thirty numbered tokens, which will lead one lucky person to win L$5,000—and an amazing box of Tiny-themed treasures too!

Prim Perfect: Issue 42 - Summer 2012: Tiny Quest!
Prim Perfect: Issue 42 – Summer 2012: Tiny Quest!

Ten of the tokens are hidden in the ten special places in Raglan Shire described in Java Jetcity’s article, some more are at the Prim Perfect headquarters, some are hidden at the Designing Worlds studio… but no fewer than ten tokens are hidden in the pages of this magazine! For details on how to find them, see Page 10.

We also have interviews with Zayn Till, the owner of Raglan Shire, and with Wynx Whiplash, who is the creator of the wonderful Tiny avatars—Wildstar Beaumont and Tricia Aferdita have been finding out all about them!

Rowan Derryth has been looking at the biggest and smallest avatars she could find, meeting the creators of the Giants and of the Micros, while Beq Janus looks at how a Linden Home can be turned into a snug retreat for Petites with the aid of designers Angie Mornington and Dellybean North.

Prim Perfect: Issue 42 - Summer 2012: Size Matters
Prim Perfect: Issue 42 – Summer 2012: Size Matters

This issue also reflects on some of the key events of the summer. We have a report by Cain Maven on the fabulous Home and Garden Expo back in May, a look at the celebrations for Second Life’s Ninth Birthday in June, and a report by Beq Janus on the climax to Relay for Life 2012—the Relay Weekend in July.

Prim Perfect: Issue 42 - Summer 2012: RFL - prize winning build by Troy Vogel
Prim Perfect: Issue 42 – Summer 2012: RFL – prize winning build by Troy Vogel

Winona Wiefel is on hand with Advice for Newcomers on making a beach blanket—so you will be able to soak up the sunshine! And there’s more news about the most recent bargains from Spruce Up Your Space, as well as a feature article by Lacey Muircastle on the Homestuff initiative from the people behind Menstuff and Womenstuff.

There’s exciting news from our TV shows, Designing Worlds and Happy Hunting!, available on Treet TV.

And of course we have free Prim Perfect gifts for you. Gifts are only available in Second Life through our inworld Intellibook version. And, of course, amongst the gifts you will find the tokens that will help you win the Quest.

Prim Perfect: Issue 42 - Summer 2012: Designer of the Month
Prim Perfect: Issue 42 – Summer 2012: Designer of the Month

Our team of talented photographers, led by PJ Trenton, Judith Lefevre, GM Nikolaidis, Tricia Aferdita, Winona Wiefel, Wildstar Beaumont, and Honour McMillan bring you some of the most artistic eye candy from across the metaverse.

All this with News From the Grid and more!

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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 42 here – and please do leave a comment!

Prim Perfect: Issue 42 - Summer 2012: Home and Garden Expo
Prim Perfect: Issue 42 – Summer 2012: Home and Garden Expo

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 – 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!

Prim Perfect: Issue 42 - Summer 2012: Petites
Prim Perfect: Issue 42 – Summer 2012: Petites

You can get the latest issue – and copies of all our earlier issues too – at our headquarters in Costa Rica.  It’s got a great cafe to relax in while you’re reading the latest issue too!

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.

Prim Perfect: Issue 42 - Summer 2012: SL9B
Prim Perfect: Issue 42 – Summer 2012: SL9B

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!

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