AvatarFest 2016

Retro Roots Radio

Retro Roots Radio is proud to be the Official Station of AvatarFest 2016, running September 30th through October 2nd and available via Hypergrid. It’s a “celebration of the strength and diversity of the hypergrid user community.”

If you’re a virtual worlder of the OpenSim variety, check out their website for information on the exhibits and performers as well as the HG address for you to teleport to the festival.

http://avatarfest.net/

We hope to see you at AvatarFest 2016!

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Dankoville On Kitely

Danko posted this today on the Kitely forms…

My OpenSim mini-grid Dankoville has “Closed for Renovations.” I hope to be self-hosting it again when a new and expanded version of the grid is ready. I’m working on the new grid in SoaS and will be for a few weeks. During that time, I’m holding an Open House here on Kitely – a preview version of the new Dankoville is now open to all Kitely accounts and HG visitors.

I use Dankoville as a story setting in my writing. It’s meant to be a depiction of a small town somewhere in the Corn Belt of the United States. The Chamber of Commerce brags that Dankoville is “the third largest town in Strange County” after the small cities of New Teasdale and Stevenson. Most of the rest of the area is farmland. It’s really a quiet town, off the beaten path, really not notable for much of anything. Well, other than that family of time travellers that lives on a farm a few miles outside of town.

The sim is 16 regions and it’s very obviously “under construction” but there is plenty there to make it a good stop for explorers or anyone who wants to hang out or RP in a “small town life” setting.

Here’s the world page for Dankoville on Kitely…

http://www.kitely.com/virtual-world/Danko-Whitfield/Dankoville

and the official Dankoville website…

http://dankoville.weebly.com/

I hope you enjoy my little town. 🙂

The new HG address for Dankoville is:

grid.kitely.com:8002:Dankoville

Alts and “De-alting”

I like creating characters.

I used to create a lot of “alts” (virtual world speak for alternate avatars) in Second Life just because I could. But as I started writing about my virtual life, I wanted to create avatar versions of some of the characters I was writing about. Just for fun. That’s when my total number of alts got out of hand. So I’ve had to kill some off from time to time. Well, I didn’t really “have” to…it’s just my preference. I never used these alts so I decided to get rid of them so I could clear the way for the creation of other alts who are being used…in story.

Every once in awhile I bump off a few more.

Danko posted about my recent rampage on Journey To The Center Of The Metavwerse…

http://journeymetaverse.wordpress.com/2014/05/21/whitfield-goes-on-virtual-killing-spree-12-dead/

Danko’s Worlds

Danko has a new site with links to the virtual world places he is connected with. It has the HG addresses and links to more info on each location.

The idea of this page is to provide information about the locations that many of Danko’s stories take place in as well as other projects Danko is involved in. This information will help other virtual world explorers visit these places.

Have a look…

The site is called Danko’s Worlds.

It will grow this year as I plan to open several more sims.