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Invitation to the NeoVictoria 2020 Photo Contest

For Immediate Release
Thursday, 15 October 2020

The NeoVictoria Project presents the 2020 Photo Contest

Calling all SecondLife Photographers!

This year, we are hosting a photo contest to celebrate the project’s ten years in Second Life!  The contest is about capturing the spirit of NeoVictoria’s roleplay.

Dates: 15 October to 15 November 2020

Location:  The NeoVictoria Estate in Second Life (that’s NeoVictoria and Machinima SIMs).

SLUrl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Machinima/95/127/704

Prizes:

  • 1st Place – L$5000
  • 2nd Place – L$4000
  • 3rd Place – L$2000
  • 4rd Place through 12thPlace  – L$1000 per winner
“I Aim to Misbehave” by Abigale Heron took 3rd Place in the 2015 NeoVictoria Photo Contest

The main criteria are the image is related to our storyworld and must be captured during the contest period on the land level of the Machinima SIM or the NeoVictoria SIM in Second Life.

To read the official rules, visit the NeoVictoria 2020 Photo Contest discussion in our Flickr group.

The first round of judging will be by the NeoVictoria community via the Internet. We’ll present the top 15 images in-world for a final vote to determine the twelve winners. In-world voting will be from 4 December to 15 December and will be located in the NeoVictoria SkyClub in Machinima SIM.

Winners will be announced in late December at a special party in the NeoLondon SkyClub, date and time to be determined based on the schedules of the winners.

Corcosman Voom's
corcosman voom’s “Rooftop View” was a finalist in the 2015 Contest!

About the Project

About The NeoVictoria Project: NeoVictoria is a unique dark roleplay platform that brings creative people together in a supportive and collaborative environment.  Built with a Steampunk aesthetic, the goal of The NeoVictoria Project is to create a virtuous circle where roleplay becomes filmed story.  Website: http://www.neovictoria.net.  Contact for NeoVictoria: Asil Ares.

Art for NeoVictoria 2020 Photo Contest

NeoVictoria's 2020 Treasure Hunt
Best contest yet!

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The NeoVictoria Project Presents our Tenth Year Anniversary Events!

PRESS RELEASE
 For Immediate Release
 17 September 2019 [Updated 2 October 2020]
10 Year Anniversary Poster
Celebrate ten years in SecondLife!

We are Ten Years Old!

September 2020 marks the NeoVictoria Project’s tenth anniversary.  Over the decade, we have transcribed more than nineteen-hundred roleplays to our community website, produced almost one hundred machinimas, sponsored eight Fantasy Faires, and welcomed hundreds of players into our community.

For the next two months, we celebrate this success with a mixture of roleplay and out-of-character events and the unveiling of a delightful addition to the main SIM.   Everyone is invited, and everyone is welcome.  Come and celebrate with us!

Talk Like a Pirate 2020
Join Radio Riel and the NeoVictorians for Talk Like a Pirate.

Talk Like a Pirate!

Radio Riel & the NeoVictoria Project present “Talk Like a Pirate!” As always, we kick-off our anniversary celebration with a live radio event, broadcast on Radio Riel’s Steampunk channel, that celebrates “International Talk Like A Pirate Day.”

  • Date: Saturday, 19 September 2020
  • Time: 7 PM to 9 PM, SL-time (aka Pacific)
  • Gabrielle Riel to disc jockey.
  • MadMechaMessiah to host.
  • There will be prizes for best in male and female costumes! Argh!!!
  • Location: The skyclub in Machinima Sim
    SLUrl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Machinima/98/127/703
ROCKtoberfest!
Come to rock OOCly in the SkyMall with the NeoVictorians!

ROCKtoberfest!

Beer, bratwurst, and brütal krautrock all day!  Different themes planned for every hour.

A Royal Visit
Join the NeoVictorians for ten days of roleplay fun!

The NeoVictoria Project presents “A Royal Visit (with Love and Strife …and Zombies)

Ten days of non-stop roleplay! This series begins on Monday, 21 September 2020, when it is revealed that a Sidhe noble has planned a visit. Everyone is invited to roleplay with us!

SCHEDULE FOR THE SIM-WIDE

Monday, 21 September: Tales at the Tavern

  • Start: 4 PM, SL-time
  • Lucinda distributes copies of the latest issue of the NeoLondon Times announcing the visits.  Citizens discuss and gossip.
  • Location: The Victoria Tavern [NeoVictoria SIM]
  • SLUrl:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/NeoVictoria/193/130/29 [OR from the final round of the tour, use the scripted teleport for the Tavern.]

Tuesday, 22 September: The Captain Arrives

  • Start: 11 AM, SL-time
  • The NeoLondoners greet the Captain’s arrival via airship on the roof of the Cathedral. A party follows in the main nave.
  • Location: Cathedral of Air and Darkness [NeoVictoria SIM]

Wednesday, 23 September: Attending the Grave

  • Start: 10 AM, SL-Time
  • The Captain makes a pilgrimage to his sister’s grave.
  • Location: Graveyard of the Cathedral of Air and Darkness [NeoVictoria SIM]

Thursday, 24 September: To Lay a Trap

  • Start: 10 AM, SL-Time
  • The Captain makes the rounds, visits with the citizens in the cathedral, including a conversation with Cerridwen.
  • Location: Cathedral of Air and Darkness [NeoVictoria SIM]

Friday, 25 September: Party at the Castle

  • Start: 4 PM, SL-time
  • The Captain hosts a party and announces a hunt for the following day.
  • Location: Bowley Castle [NeoVictoria SIM]

Saturday, 26 September: The Charmed Hunt

  • Start: Noon, SL-time
  • The Captain organizes a hunt near the fairgrounds …there may be zombies, there will be murder.
  • Location: Soltice Fairgrounds [NeoVictoria SIM]

Sunday, 27 September: The Scene of the Crime

  • Start: 2 PM, SL-time
  • Auditor Haskell investigates the murder.
  • Location: Soltice Fairgrounds [NeoVictoria SIM]L

Monday, 28 September: An Arrest

  • Start: 4 PM, SL-time
  • Auditor Haskell makes an arrest
  • Location: Marketplace [NeoVictoria SIM]

Tuesday, 29 September: The Trial Begins

  • Start: 11 AM, SL-Time
  • What will we learn?
  • Location: Courthouse, townhall [NeoVictoria SIM]

Wednesday, 30 September: The Trial Concludes

  • Start: 10 AM, SL-Time
  • Secrets are revealed
  • Location: Courthouse, townhall [NeoVictoria SIM]

In NeoVictoria, we do free-form roleplay.  This means there is no script; scenes evolve out of real-time character interactions.  Dark roleplay means characters may act in aggressive, predatory, criminal, and plain uncomfortable ways.

We use a simple dice-based wearable HUD called the NeoVictoria Roleplay Tool; avatars must wear this to see the roleplay chat.  The item is free and available in our Visitor Center and various locations on our out-of-character SkyMall.

Players don’t have to be a member of our group to roleplay here; we ask newcomers to take a tour of the Visitor Center in NeoVictoria SIM to learn about the storyworld before joining in the roleplay.  [Observer tags are also available for players who want to visit the land level, but not roleplay.]

NeoVictoria's 2020 Treasure Hunt
Best contest yet!

NeoVictoria’s 2020 Photo Contest

This year, we’ll use Flickr for submissions. Winners to be announced at a special party at the end of November.

  • Shoot on our land level.
  • Publish to Flickr.
  • Include your picture in the NeoVictoria Group and the SL Pic of the day Flickr groups.
  • One picture per avatar.
  • Runs 15 October to 15 November.
Halloween 2020 Square Poster
Radio Riel and the NeoVictoria Project present a Halloween 2020 skyclub event!

Halloween Extravaganza 11

In association with Radio Riel, NeoVictoria will have a Halloween Costume bash to celebrate one of our favorite holidays. Radio Riel will broadcast the event on both Radio Riel Main and Radio Riel Steampunk.

Dress your avatar in scary Steampunk, Victorian, Mecha, or Goth style and join us in Machinima SIM.   The party is not a formal roleplay event and is open to all adult Second Life residents; however, child avatars are not permitted.

2020 NeoVictoria Treasure Hunt!
Full of Steampunk goodness!

NeoVictoria’s 2020 Treasure Hunt

Join Us for a TownHall

Please join us for an out-of-character town hall tomorrow!  We’ll be discussing the coming year and the state of the project.  We are holding two townhalls, so that EU and American folks can represent. 

Townhall 19a

January 17, 2020 from 12pm to 1:30pm, SL-Time – Skyclub Machinima Sim 

Townhall 19b

January 17, 2020 from 5pm to 6:30pm, SL-Time – Skyclub Machinima Sim 

If you have never been to NeoVictoria, or are looking for a way to get more involved, this is a perfect event for you.  Everyone is welcome.  Join us!

SkyClub during the Billi & The SteamPunks Concert
The NeoVictoria SkyClub during a concert

What’s Ahead for 2020

We have exciting events planned for the coming year!  Some are in-character (IC) roleplay events, while others are out-of-character (OOC) parties or townhalls.

Everyone is invited!  If you have questions or want to learn more, send us a note via this website or IM Asil Ares in-world.

  • Two Townhalls (OOC)
    Friday, 17 January
    Let’s discuss the state of the project and what we’ve got planned for this year!  On this day we will have two events, one early in the SL-day for our EU members and one in the early afternoon for the folks in the Americas.
    Let’s meet in the NeoVictoria Skyclub on Machinima SIM at Noon or at 5 PM, SL-time. 
  • Steam Hunt 15 – [Theme TBA] (OOC)
    Starting 1 March, this is a grid-wide hunt featuring free awesomeness from up to 100 of SL’s most exciting makers.  As always, we’ll apply and if accepted, will have some lovely things in the skymall!
  • Two Townhalls (OOC)
    Wednesday, 18 March
    Let’s discuss Fantasy Faire!  On this day we will have two events, one early in the SL-day for our EU members and one in the early afternoon for the folks in the Americas.
    Let’s meet in the NeoVictoria Skyclub on Machinima SIM at Noon or at 5 PM, SL-time. 
  • April Foolery – Demon Holiday (IC)
    The first of April is a holiday for the demons of the Sidhe empire …the one day a year they can play tricks on the citizenry with little chance of the authorities pressing charges.  What will they do this year?
  • Fantasy Faire 2020 ~ NeoVictoria Presents a Meet and Greet (OOC)
    23 April to 3 May
    Celebrating its twelfth year, Fantasy Faire is the largest gathering of fantasy designers, enthusiasts, role-players and performers in the virtual world.  We will sponsor and have a lovely build on one of the SIMs, and look forward to meeting new players and chatting about roleplay!
  • Summer Solstice Celebration (IC)
    Friday, 21 June
    A summer IC celebration.  What will we find in the NeoLondon fair grounds this year?  As ever, tied to the actual Summer solstice
  • Second Life 17th Birthday (or SLB17) (OOC)
    Second Life turns 17 years old on 23 June 2020.  Hopefully the nice people who produce these birthday celebrations will give us a parcel again this year.  Look for a great build and gifts!
  • Two Townhalls (OOC)
    Wednesday, 15 July
    Let’s discuss our tenth year anniversary events!  On this day we will have two events, one early in the SL-day for our EU members and one in the early afternoon for the folks in the Americas.
    Let’s meet in the NeoVictoria Skyclub on Machinima SIM at Noon or at 5 PM, SL-time. 
  • Talk Like a Pirate! (OOC)
    Saturday, 19 September
    A celebration marking the NeoVictoria Project’s tenth year in Second Life!  This live radio event, broadcast on Radio Riel’s Steampunk channel, will celebrate “International Talk Like A Pirate Day”.  There will be prizes for best in male and female costumes! Argh!!!
  • NeoVictoria’s  10 Year Anniversary Roleplay (IC)
    20 September to 30 September
    Every year we do a special roleplay cycle to celebrate our anniversary.  This year, we’ll be TEN years old!  Look for many  days of roleplay revolving around something dark and exciting!
  • Treasure Hunt (OOC)
    Begins Thursday, 1 October
    To celebrate our anniversary, we’ll host a OOC treasure hunt in our OOC skylevel.  Look for roleplay tools and costumey bits and lots of fun (free) stuff!
  • Photo Contest (OOC)
    Begins Friday, 2 October and ends 29 October
    This is a contest with a twist.  It must contain one of the gifts from the treasure hunt and be taken somewhere in NeoVictoria or Machinima SIM.  The top ten photographers will receive Lindens!  The winners will be announced on Halloween.
  • Halloween Extravaganza 11 (OOC)
    Thursday, 31 October
    In association with Radio Riel, NeoVictoria is having a Halloween Costume bash to celebrate one of our favorite holidays.  Radio Riel will broadcast the event over their main channel and we’ll have an costume party in the NeoVictoria Skyclub with a steampunk theme.  Dress your avatar in scary Steampunk, Victorian, Mecha or Goth style and join us in Machinima SIM.
  • Bonfire Night Masquerade 7 (IC)
    Thursday, 5 November
    To celebrate the 532st anniversary of Guy Fawkes Day, the city of NeoLondon plans a gala event.   Mr. Fawkes was a famous shapeshifter who used his skills to amass gunpowder (and it was rumored there were other fell objects) beneath the parliament building in 1605.  In imitation of Guy, don masks, change your shape and hair, disguise your voice (or rp style) and join in the frivolity.
  • Clockwerk Gala 6 (IC)
    Monday, 11 November
    Often sponsored by local veteran associations, “Clockwerk Galas” are very popular affairs, serving as fund-raisers and recruitment.  The most amazing is held every Fall in Old London on Old Earth, it runs a fortnight with the oldest houses vying to raise the most money with fantastical parties and auctions.  The “Royal Clockwerk Ball” closes the festivities; its held in Buckingham Slithen and all the Court attends.  Here the most valiant of the year’s warriors are awarded the Sidhe Cross.
  • Yuletide Ball 8 (IC)
    Monday, 21 December
    Our traditional end-of-year IC celebration.  As ever, tied to the actual Winter solstice!

Lots of roleplay happens that’s not planned, or only planned a week in advance, so join our in-world group or public announcer for as-it-happens alerts!

Radio Riel and the NeoVictoria Project present a 2019 Halloween Event!

PRESS RELEASE
 For Immediate Release
 31 October 2019

Radio Riel & the NeoVictoria Project present a 2019 Halloween Event

A celebration marking All Hallows’ Eve in Second Life!

This live radio event, broadcast on Radio Riel’s Steampunk channel, will celebrate all things spooky and scary.   Gabrielle Riel and friends to Disc Jockey.   There will be prizes for best in male and female costumes!

Date: Thursday, 31 October 2019
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm, Pacific-time (Second Life-time)
Location: The NeoVictoria SkyClub in Second Life [Machinima SIM]
SLUrl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Machinima/98/127/703


Halloween will be celebrated all around the world with costume parties, bonfires, divination, haunted attractions and trick-or-treating!  We’re having a costume party in the NeoVictoria Skyclub and it’s a steampunk theme.  Dress your avatar in scary Steampunk, Victorian, Mecha or Goth styles and join us in Machinima SIM .  The party is not a roleplay event and is open to all adult Second Life residents, however, child avatars are not permitted.

Radio Riel will broadcast the event over their Steampunk channel with Gabrielle Riel and friends will disc jockey.

Two contests: best in “he” and best in “she”. The lucky top-three winners of the popular votes will receive Lindens!  Party starts at 6 PM, SL-time.

About Radio Riel: An Internet-based public radio station supported by listeners and sponsors, Radio Riel produces six audio streams providing a unique selection of music, spoken-word, drama and additional programming to inform, educate and entertain, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
Website: http://radioriel.org/.  Contact for Radio Riel: Gabrielle Riel.

About The NeoVictoria Project: NeoVictoria is a unique dark roleplay platform that brings creative people together in a supportive and collaborative environment. The goal of The NeoVictoria Project is to create a virtuous circle where roleplay becomes filmed story.
Website: http://www.neovictoria.net.  Contact for NeoVictoria: Asil Ares.


The NeoVictoria Project presents “The Boston Tea Affair”

PRESS RELEASE
 For Immediate Release
 21 September 2019

The NeoVictoria Project presents “The Boston Tea Affair“.

Three days of non-stop roleplay, celebrating the NeoVictoria Project’s ninth year in Second Life!

This series of roleplay events begins on Sunday, 22 September 2019 when a circusman comes to town.   Everyone is invited to roleplay with us!

SLUrl:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/NeoVictoria/193/130/29

[OR from the Visitor’s Center, use the scripted teleport for the White Mansion.]

In NeoVictoria, we do free-form dark roleplay.  Free-form means there is no script; scenes evolve out of real-time character interactions.  Dark roleplay means characters may act in aggressive, predatory, criminal and/or plain uncomfortable ways.

We use a simple dice-based wearable HUD called the NeoVictoria Roleplay Tool; avatars must wear this to see the roleplay chat.  The item is free and available in our Visitor Center and various locations on our out-of-character skymall.

Players don’t have to be a member of our group to roleplay here; we do ask newcomers take a tour of the Visitor Center in NeoVictoria SIM to learn about the storyworld before joining in the roleplay.  [Observer tags are also available for players who want to visit the land level, but not roleplay.]

The Boston Tea Affair
The Boston Tea Affair
Three afternoons of dark roleplay,
beginning Sunday,
22 September 2019
at 5 PM, SL-Time.
Our 9 year Anniversary series of in-character events!

SCHEDULE FOR THE SIM-WIDE

The Boston Tea Affair, P1

Time: Sunday, 22 September from 5 PM to 8 PM, SL-Time.
Location: Hare House  [NeoVictoria SIM]
Organized By: Kenoshi Shilova
Event Description: Jean-Renaud is hosting a tea party at his house near the castle, where he is meeting with some representatives of a circus who want to come to NeoLondon.

The Boston Tea Affair, P2

Time: Wednesday, 25 September from 5 PM to 8 PM, SL-Time.
Location: Hare House  [NeoVictoria SIM]
Organized By: Asil Ares
Event Description
: The Impresario of the circus has had it in for their bookkeeper for a long time because he’s suspected embezzlement. But she’s been popular with the troupe and he can’t just fire her. So MURDER is the solution and Jean-Renaud is who he plans to take the fall.

The Boston Tea Affair, P3

Time: Tuesday, 1 October from 5 PM to 9 PM, SL-Time.
Location: Courtroom of the Townhall  [NeoVictoria SIM]
Organized By: MadMechaMessiah
Event Description:  Will Jean-Renaud be convicted?  Come to the courthouse and see!

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Radio Riel and the NeoVictoria Project present the 2019 “Talk Like a Pirate!” Event!

PRESS RELEASE
 For Immediate Release
 17 September 2019

Radio Riel & the NeoVictoria Project present 2019’s “Talk Like a Pirate!”

A celebration marking the NeoVictoria Project’s NInth Year in Second Life!

This live radio event, broadcast on Radio Riel’s Steampunk channel, will celebrate “International Talk Like A Pirate Day”.  Miss Gabrielle Riel to Disc Jockey.  There will be prizes for best in male and female costumes! Argh!!!

Date:  Thursday, 19 September 2019
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm, Pacific-time (Second Life-time)
Location: The NeoVictoria SkyClub in Second Life [Machinima SIM]
SLUrl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Machinima/98/127/703


International Talk Like A Pirate Day is Thursday, 19 September 2019 and also marks the ninth anniversary of the NeoVictoria Project in Second Life!  To celebrate we’re having a costume party in the NeoVictoria Skyclub and it’s a pirate theme. Radio Riel will broadcast the event over their main channel and their Steampunk channel with Miss Gabrielle Riel as our disc jockey. The lucky he and she to win the “best in” costume contest will each receive Lindens!  The music starts at 7 PM, SL-time, with contest voting after 8 PM.  [Our “Talk Like a Pirate” party is open to all adult Second Life residents and is not a formal roleplay event.]

About Radio Riel: An Internet-based public radio station supported by listeners and sponsors, Radio Riel produces six audio streams providing a unique selection of music, spoken-word, drama and additional programming to inform, educate and entertain, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
Website: http://radioriel.org/.  Contact for Radio Riel: Gabrielle Riel.

About The NeoVictoria Project: NeoVictoria is a unique dark roleplay platform that brings creative people together in a supportive and collaborative environment. The goal of The NeoVictoria Project is to create a virtuous circle where roleplay becomes filmed story.
Website: http://www.neovictoria.net.  Contact for NeoVictoria: Asil Ares.


Art for “Talk Like a Pirate” Party, 2019

Talk Like a Pirate 2019
Radio Riel & the NeoVictoria Project present “Talk Like a Pirate!”
A celebration marking the NeoVictoria Project’s Ninth year in Second Life!
This live radio event, broadcast on Radio Riel’s Steampunk channel, will celebrate “International Talk Like A Pirate Day”. Gabrielle Riel to Disc Jockey. There will be prizes for best in male and female costumes! Argh!!!

What’s Ahead for 2019

We have exciting events planned for the coming year!  Some are in-character (IC) roleplay events, while others are out-of-character (OOC) parties or townhalls.

Everyone is invited!  If you have questions or want to learn more, send us a note via this website or IM Asil Ares in-world.

  • TownHall (OOC)
    Thursday, 24 January
    Let’s discuss the state of the project and what we’ve got planned for this year’s Fantasy Faire!  Let’s meet in the NeoVictoria Skyclub on Machinima SIM at 5:30 PM, SL-time. 
  • Steam Hunt 14 – [Theme TBA] (OOC)
    Starting 1 March, this is a grid-wide hunt featuring free awesomeness from up to 150 of SL’s most exciting makers.  As always, we’ll apply and if accepted, will have a mini-hunt in the skymall!
  • April Foolery – Demon Holiday (IC)
    The first of April is a holiday for the demons of the Sidhe empire …the one day a year they can play tricks on the citizenry with little chance of the authorities pressing charges.  What will they do this year?
  • TownHall (OOC)
    Friday, 5 April
    Let’s discuss the state of the project!  We’ll meet in the NeoVictoria Skyclub on Machinima SIM at 5:30 PM, SL-time. 
  • Fantasy Faire 2019 ~ NeoVictoria Presents … (IC)
    18 April to 28 April
    We have a story coming!  However, details are under wraps until the Faire is closer!
  • Second Life 16th Birthday (or SLB16) (OOC)
    June 2017
    Hopefully the nice people who produce these birthday celebrations will give us a parcel again this year.  Look for another great build and gifts!
  • Summer Solstice Celebration (IC)
    Friday, 21 June
    A summer IC celebration.  What will we find in the NeoLondon fair grounds this year?  As ever, tied to the actual Summer solstice
  • TownHall (OOC)
    Thursday, 15 August
    Let’s discuss the state of the project and what we’re going to do for the 9th year anniversary celebrations!
  • Talk Like a Pirate! (OOC)
    Thursday, 19 September
    A celebration marking the NeoVictoria Project’s seventh year in Second Life!  This live radio event, broadcast on Radio Riel’s Steampunk channel, will celebrate “International Talk Like A Pirate Day”.  There will be prizes for best in male and female costumes! Argh!!!
  • NeoVictoria’s  9 Year Anniversary Roleplay (IC)
    20 September to 26 September
    Every year we do a special roleplay cycle to celebrate our anniversary.  This year, we’ll be NINE years old!  Look for four-to-five days of roleplay revolving around something dark and exciting!
  • Halloween Extravaganza 10 (OOC)
    Thursday, 31 October
    In association with Radio Riel, NeoVictoria is having a Halloween Costume bash to celebrate one of our favorite holidays.  Radio Riel will broadcast the event over their main channel and we’ll have an costume party in the NeoVictoria Skyclub with a steampunk theme.  Dress your avatar in scary Steampunk, Victorian, Mecha or Goth style and join us in Machinima SIM.
  • Bonfire Night Masquerade 7 (IC)
    Tuesday, 5 November
    To celebrate the 532st anniversary of Guy Fawkes Day, the city of NeoLondon plans a gala event.   Mr. Fawkes was a famous shapeshifter who used his skills to amass gunpowder (and it was rumored there were other fell objects) beneath the parliament building in 1605.  In imitation of Guy, don masks, change your shape and hair, disguise your voice (or rp style) and join in the frivolity.
  • Clockwerk Gala 6 (IC)
    Monday, 11 November
    Often sponsored by local veteran associations, “Clockwerk Galas” are very popular affairs, serving as fund-raisers and recruitment.  The most amazing is held every Fall in Old London on Old Earth, it runs a fortnight with the oldest houses vying to raise the most money with fantastical parties and auctions.  The “Royal Clockwerk Ball” closes the festivities; its held in Buckingham Slithen and all the Court attends.  Here the most valiant of the year’s warriors are awarded the Sidhe Cross.
  • 2019 Photo Contest (OOC)
    Month of December
    Some years, we host a photo contest and people create the most extraordinary images!  As ever, the contest is about capturing the spirit of NeoVictoria’s roleplay for a 2020 calendar.
  • Yuletide Ball 6 (IC)
    Saturday, 21 December
    Our traditional end-of-year IC celebration.  As ever, tied to the actual Winter solstice!

Lots of roleplay happens that’s not planned, or only planned a week in advance, so join our in-world group or public announcer for as-it-happens alerts!

Radio Riel and the NeoVictoria Project present a 2018 Halloween Event!

PRESS RELEASE
 For Immediate Release
 31 October 2018

Radio Riel & the NeoVictoria Project present a 2018 Halloween Event

Advert for 2018 Halloween Event
Join us in the skyclub tonight!

A celebration marking All Hallows’ Eve in Second Life!

This live radio event, broadcast on Radio Riel’s Steampunk channel, will celebrate all things spooky and scary.   Gabrielle Riel to Disc Jockey.   There will be prizes for best in male and female costumes!

Date: Saturday, 31 October 2018
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm, Pacific-time (Second Life-time)
Location: The NeoVictoria SkyClub in Second Life [Machinima SIM]
SLUrl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Machinima/98/127/703


Halloween will be celebrated all around the world with costume parties, bonfires, divination, haunted attractions and trick-or-treating!  We’re having a costume party in the NeoVictoria Skyclub and it’s a steampunk theme.  Dress your avatar in scary Steampunk, Victorian, Mecha or Goth styles and join us in Machinima SIM (take the teleporter to the skyclub as rezz-point).  The party is not a roleplay event and is open to all adult Second Life residents, however, child avatars are not permitted.

Radio Riel will broadcast the event over their Steampunk channel with Gabrielle Riel as our disc jockey.

The lucky he and she to win the “best in” will each receive Lindens!  Party starts at 6 PM, SL-time.

About Radio Riel: An Internet-based public radio station supported by listeners and sponsors, Radio Riel produces six audio streams providing a unique selection of music, spoken-word, drama and additional programming to inform, educate and entertain, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
Website: http://radioriel.org/.  Contact for Radio Riel: Gabrielle Riel.

About The NeoVictoria Project: NeoVictoria is a unique dark roleplay platform that brings creative people together in a supportive and collaborative environment. The goal of The NeoVictoria Project is to create a virtuous circle where roleplay becomes filmed story.
Website: http://www.neovictoria.net.  Contact for NeoVictoria: Asil Ares.


The NeoVictoria Project presents “The Wild Hunt”

PRESS RELEASE
 For Immediate Release
 20 September 2019

The NeoVictoria Project presents “The Wild Hunt”.

Four days of non-stop roleplay, celebrating the NeoVictoria Project’s seventh year in Second Life!

This series of roleplay events begins on Thursday, 20 September 2018, with the re-appearance of the mysterious Greenman.   Everyone is invited to roleplay with us!

SLUrl:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/NeoVictoria/71/73/3003

[OR from the Visitor’s Center, use the scripted teleport for the Solstice Fairground.]

In NeoVictoria, we do free-form dark roleplay.  Free-form means there is no script; scenes evolve out of real-time character interactions.  Dark roleplay means characters may act in aggressive, predatory, criminal and/or plain uncomfortable ways.

We use a simple dice-based wearable HUD called the NeoVictoria Roleplay Tool; avatars must wear this to see the roleplay chat.  The item is free and available in our Visitor Center and various locations on our out-of-character skymall.

Players don’t have to be a member of our group to roleplay here; we do ask newcomers take a tour of the Visitor Center in NeoVictoria SIM to learn about the storyworld before joining in the roleplay.  [Observer tags are also available for players who want to visit the land level, but not roleplay.]

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Join the NeoVictoria Roleplay Group for our Anniversary

SCHEDULE FOR THE SIM-WIDE

 The Wild Hunt #1

Time: Thursday, 20 September from 3 to 6 PM, SL-Time.
Location: Solstice Fairgrounds  [NeoVictoria SIM]
Organized By: Asil Ares
Event Description: The Green Man returns to NeoLondon and tells of his plight.

The Wild Hunt #2

Time: Friday, 21 September from 11 AM to 1 PM, SL-Time.
Location: Solstice Fairgrounds  [NeoVictoria SIM]
Organized By: Asil Ares
Event Description
: Will the brave citizens of NeoLondon be able to come up with a plan to help the hunted hunter?

The Wild Hunt #3

Time: Saturday, 22 September from 6 to 9 PM, SL-Time.
Location: Solstice Fairgrounds  [NeoVictoria SIM]
Organized By: MadMechaMessiah
Event DescriptionPreparations are being made for the inevitable.

The Wild Hunt #4

Time:  Sunday, 23 September from 2 to 5 PM, SL-Time
Location: Solstice Fairgrounds  [NeoVictoria SIM]
Organized By: MadMechaMessiah
Event DescriptionThe spirits of the Wild Hunt arrive.

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