Wilds of Organica at Fantasy Faire 2021!

Hi Folks!

Fantasy Faire is rolling around again and Wilds of Organica will take part from Featherfall!

This year, I’ll be introducing a new Tiny Body, the WoO Chibi Body!

This diminutive character body is based upon the default SL armature and system shape, but can be used for both feminine and masculine presentation. As offered currently, the avatar comes with both a feminine and masculine skin, basic clothing and hair, eyes, and a basic AO (though as a biped, some other third party animation overriders may also work!)

It’s offered as a BoM wearable, so you can wear skins, eyes, system clothing, and Universal assets which are intended for the Chibi Body! Looking forward, additional skins and clothing will be made available, and UV layouts are available for interested content creators upon request. Purchase includes lifetime updates as they become available.

100% of proceeds from its sale will go to the American Cancer Society for the duration of Fantasy Faire!

Full details can be found on the main info page .

Fantasy Faire begins at NOON April 22 and ends on May 9 and this is a great chance to pick up some of the other Wilds of Organica RFL exclusives too. See you there!

Organica New Landscaping Releases

This batch of releases includes three new products fundamental to landscaping for small and large parcels.

It’s been a while since I added to the pure landscaping side of things, so I figured I would get a whole bunch put together this time around!

All of these releases are scripted for texture change, but all include non-scripted versions for those who are script-conscious.

Let’s get in to it!

Organica – Waterside Rocks vendor image

Organica last released a selection of rocks many years ago, and while those have done well, folks have been asking for a bit more variety and resilience for use in multiple environments.

This pack includes four different textures (plain, green moss, fall moss, and snowy) for three different rock shapes. Each are available both as non-scripted, separate items, or lightly scripted for texture change, and are 1 LI at packaged size.

Prior to moving the store back down to ground level in 2018, all existing Floating Island sets had been retired. It wasn’t until recently that folks seeking out these older products encouraged me to work on some updated ones for general use.

Please note: This product is specifically designed for display at sizes 10m by 10m by 10m or larger – as such, they are optimized for this purpose. While they can be sized as small as you like, the land-impact for this item at smaller sizes will not be as low as a rock product that was specifically built for use at smaller sizes.

Four textures are available for this mesh item, both separately as well as scripted. 18LI each at packaged size (~18m cubed).

These low-poly rock formations are great for off-region or mountainside use. In Organica region, you’ll see them as both, making use of vertical planes to add variety to a flat horizon or to interrupt the smooth slopes of regional terrain.

Please note: This product is specifically designed for display at sizes 10m by 10m by 10m or larger – as such, they are optimized for this purpose. While they can be sized as small as you like, the land-impact for this item at smaller sizes will not be as low as a rock product that was specifically built for use at smaller sizes.

Available as separate, unscripted items OR with scripted texture change – Textures can be switched between snowy, plain, bright and dark moss. LI ranges from 35-45 at packaged size (~64m cubed).

All three of these products are now available for in-store viewing and purchase, as well as on Marketplace. ( Rocks , Islands , Granite )

Organica New Releases – June 2020

Having moved to my current home in late 2018, I have since been thinking of ways in which I could better make my back yard work for my needs. As I may have discussed in the past, having a yard was pretty important to me because I needed space to develop my bonsai hobby and be comfortable in my container gardening in general.

Lately, I’ve been thinking about DIY alternatives to buying greenhouses, and making such a design work within my available funds and space. I’m not sure that I would be able to start on such a project right away if I did have the money, but I’ve been finding it helpful to plan things out and figure out the pricing ahead of time.

This greenhouse came out of that line of development. It’s probably not the solution I will end up with if I do move ahead, but I’m happy that I was still able to come up with a solution *someone* might be able to work with. (Plus I can *make* it work for my situation in-world too, right? 😉 )

Anyhow, this package includes a version of the same greenhouse oriented such that the door is on one or the other side, making placement a bit more flexible.

Of note: Because of the semi-transparent plastic texture, I recommend that any plants placed inside or adjacent to this building have their textures switched from Alpha Blending to Alpha Masking, so as to avoid alpha texture laying issues (where one texture sometimes appears to supercede others in front of it).

Both houses are 10LI and mod/copy, with a copy-only door script, which can be removed if need be.

These watering cans are unscripted props that are great, simple additions to your garden. Four colours available, 1 LI each, mod/copy.

Organica has had field-type ferns for a while – I was out in my garden the other day and realized it would be helpful to have some that grew more in clusters or were more suitable for container plantings.

These come with three plant shapes (young, growing, mature), where the fronds can be found in a variety of growth periods to best fit what you want to place them with. I’ve also accessorized with a hanging and standing planter, but they would do fine planted in the ground or in a raised bed as well, for example.

All pieces run from 1-2 LI each at packaged size.

All of these releases are available in-store now!

Specifically, the ferns and watering cans can be found here: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Organica/109/60/29

and the greenhouses can be found here: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Organica/78/52/29

All three products are also now available up on my Marketplace listing, here.

Wilds of Organica at SL17B Hop & Shop!

Hey folks!

Quick update – Wilds of Organica is on-site at the SL17B Hop and Shop running now thru July 12!

All products there are 20% off and you can pick up the new Octopus Hat there too, also at a discount!

Pop on over and have some fun both at the Hop & Shop and SL17B proper!

WoO is located on Golden region, here: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/23/159/52

You can also visit the SL17B regions by searching for ‘SL17B’ on the World Map.

A number of new releases are coming up this week from Organica as well, so keep your eyes open for a notice if you’re on the subscription list!

New Giant Ghost Crabs at Fantasy Faire!

Greetings Dear Readers!

I hope things have been going well and you are all safe & sound – My thoughts are with you all!

Today, I’d like to announce this new release through Wilds of Organica for Fantasy Faire, which I’ve been working on with NeoBokrug Elytis of Desolate Studios!

This new critter is both a wanderer and a mount. If rezzed on land, you can set it to explore a given range and it will move around & animate at random.

If worn, it will play animations for both itself and you as the rider.

Currently, 8 versions are available, plus two RFL exclusive releases!

These are premiering at WoO’s shop in Cassiopeia for the duration of Fantasy Faire, after which they will be available at the main store. 

Try a working demo and explore the Fairelands here!

Fantasy Faire runs right now thru May 10! Check out their website for full details, ongoing events, shopping guides and more!

On a personal note (as it applies to Organica & Wilds of Organica), I’ve been quite occupied with a work project for the past 8 months, which has led to a relative lack of updates here. 

Starting this week I will finally have some time to work on personal projects (and by extension O & WoO). I am hoping to revamp some of the older tutorial videos with a focus on Blender 2.8 & Blender Avastar 2.8 update (which is in development and will be released soon).

To these ends, if there are particular shortfalls of my existing material and/or you’d like to see some other topic covered, please let me know! I am working on some content already behind the scenes, so hopefully I can share that with you soon!

Terrifying Tail Trail Event

Wilds of Organica will participate in Madpea’s inaugural Terrifying Tail Trail Event, starting TODAY at 12PM SLT, running th ru Nov 2, 11:59AM! Explore the store to find your door to a great wealth of treats!

Our treat on offer is this creaky old treant – an animesh tree that reacts to avatars by proximity or click!

It’s mod/copy with some copy-only content and scripted by NeoBokrug Elytis.

This item will be available exclusively via the event for its duration and for sale afterward.

Get full details on the event and how to get your Hunt HUD by joining the MadPeas group!

Happy Trick or Treating!

New Animesh Pet at the MadPea Pet Friends Fair!

Greetings Folks!

I’m pleased to announce that Wilds of Organica is a proud partner showing right now at the MadPea Pet Friends Fair!

For this event, a very special animesh pet has been created which makes use of Animesh as well as Bento Bones to create a special amalgam of a couple of our favourite animals.

These cat birds are made for use rezzed at home or abroad as an attachment.

As a gachapon item, you’ll be playing for a transfer-only version, with option to exchange for mod/copy in-store.

Similar to the Chompers, they can be allowed to roam a set distance if rezzed at home. You can additionally attach them via a variety of attachment points for different animation and behaviour.

You can either attach from inventory or from rezzed pet (just click the pet while it is rezzed to be given a set of attach options!) – although we always recommend that you exchange your transfer-only pet for copyable version, using the exchanger at the main store, to prevent asset loss.

To learn more about it, please check out this info page or check it out at the pet fair, from now through July 20!

See you there!

Wilds of Organica at SL16B Shop & Hop!

Linden Lab is sponsoring a set of shopping regions this year as part of the SL16B celebrations and I was fortunate enough to grab a spot.

There are two new products from WoO that you can pick up there, along with taking advantage of a sizable number of significant discounts on many existing products!

These headpieces come in 8 colours for sale and 1 as a SL16B gift and are simple attachments that should add to your skull much like any other hair. Unrigged, they can be resized, rotated or moved to fit most head shapes.

These bracelets are an extended offering based upon a Patreon exclusive version offered earlier this month. They are the perfect accessory to your ocean-inspired costumes, or even to just wear on a day to basis casually! They feature in-depth textures, bump and shiny maps to achieve incredible detail with a sane degree of geometry. Six colours available ,plus the Patreon edition at Organica region (available upon reaching the $10 tier level) as well as a free gift at the SL16B shop!

These, along with a selection of other items from Wilds of Organica, are all available at varying levels of discount right now through July 7th, here at Halcyon: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/93/54/55

See you there!

Happy Birthday, Second Life!

Chompers Imminent!

Wilds of Organica has the great privilege of being a part of Gacha Garden this May and as has been touched upon in a previous post, these adorable carnivorous plants will be available! Full details for use are available here (http://www.akimeta.com/organica/?page_id=3072) but here are some quick details:

In addition to the twelve main items you can win, the Gilt Fantasy colour is available *exclusively* as a Gacha Garden Seeds of Inspiration item, which means one will be dispensed every twenty plays, but also that this particular colour will be retired once the event has ended.

This AniMesh pet can be held or rezzed on the ground, is available in 12 colours, and operates independently of any other Chomper. Rez on the ground and click to turn on/off movement or to change its movement range. Wear to hold using a Bento-friendly animation!

This pet is *also* convertible to a full avatar (with an add-on pack, sold separately at the Wilds of Organica main store).

Gacha Garden opens May 1 and runs thru May 22 – Check out WoO’s Gacha Vendor here: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gimme Gacha Productions/111/68/22

A little housekeeping

A little housekeeping on the Wilds of Organica side:

Medusa Gorgon Hair Update

Updates to the hairbase were made and sent out this afternoon for all Medusa Gorgon hairs. This update fixes a permissions issue which had not been caught for some time (the hairbase tattoos). With that said: as I have no way of tracking individual Relay for Life sales, purchasers of any Amethyst or Pink Medusa Gorgon hairs which have been sold so far at Fantasy Faire will *not* have received this update. If you would like one, please IM or email me and I’ll be happy to send you an updated pack.

Centaur Applier Update

Updated centaur applier boxes will also be going out this afternoon. They include new Omega appliers for your fur layers, allowing for application to all Omega-compatible mesh bodies.

Of note: If you are using the Niramyth Aesthetic body, it is recommended that you make use of the ‘compression’ clothing layer for this purpose.

Gacha Garden

Wilds of Organica will be participating in Spring round of Gacha Garden!

Work is still in progress but here are a few sneak-peeks!

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