December has begun and we have lots in store for you this holiday season, including our annual snowball fight, exclusive premium gift, swag for all, the magic of Winter Wonderland, SL Christmas Expo, and more!
Linden Lab's winter area, the Winter Wonderland, is back.
A Linden and Resident Snowball Fight is being planned, for Friday Dec 17.
Lindens and Residents snowball fight! This snowball showdown means you're free to pelt your fellow Second Life Residents and Lindens with a bevy of sparkling snowballs - launched fresh from the snow-arsenal available at the arena.
The battles take place on Friday, December 17th from 10am to 11am PT and then again from 2pm to 3pm PT. Spots are limited, so be sure to get there early to grab your free snow launching weaponry from the vendors around the arena.
There's another "Winter Swaginator" hunt.
The hunt starts in Meauxle Bureaux (157/123/30).
There was a mention of the Relay for Life's Christmas Expo.
SL Christmas Expo is bursting with bright and merry delights - all for supporting the American Cancer Society and the fight against childhood cancer. From December 3rd through the 14th enjoy many holiday activities at the expo and donate for a good cause!
Linden Lab has also joined in on the fun! Watch out for these Linden-themed activities at the expo:
- Vote (by donation to a special ACS Christmas Expo Kiosk) for your favorite decorated Linden Home at the annual Lights of Hope Home Decorating Contest.
- Pose with Santa Patch and his Molelves! A very special opportunity to pose for a picture with our VP of Product Operations, Patch Linden, and his team of Molelves - on Friday, December 10th from 12pm to 3pm PT, in the main SL Christmas Expo region!
- New theme of Linden Homes will be revealed on Monday, December 6th! Watch this space - to be published on Monday!
- A new Limited Edition Christmas Item -> Patch on a shelf, available here.
The Lab reminded residents of the Winter Attractions on the Destination Guide.the Winter Attractions category on the Destination Guide. We’re adding new regions daily, so if you have a spot you’d like to invite other Residents to explore, make sure to check out the submission guidelines and submit yours today!
There are some new Winter Premium gifts available.
Premium Gift kiosks and take it for a whirl!
Included, you’ll find a Premium Member Token and Premium Member Token HUD, which are the keys to Premium Only snowball weapons at the Snowball Fight arena in Winter Wonderland. The HUD will give you access to some upgraded snow arsenal. Remember to attach your HUD at the arena to access and rez your snow-slinging artillery.
The Holiday Shop & Hop returns on December 8th with over 200 participating Merchants. Watch this blog for all the details about Shop & Hop early next week!
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