Category Archives: COCO

289. Laze



Featured Event:
Uber (November 25 - December 23, 2017)

Hair: G1113 by Tram @ Uber
Top: Bomber Jacket + Turtle Neck by Coco @ Uber
Bottom: Side Line Leggings by Coco @ Uber
Shoes: Boxing Shoes by Coco @ Uber

Lay Down .

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Lay Down .


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This stealthy helmet, Legion,
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Lay Down

Work Hard, Play Hard but Remember Your Value

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There’s lots of good stuff happening right now in both of my lives. We’re fast approaching the MadPea Celebrity Auction at !Exodus! which brings both of my SL working lives together for a great cause.  A week later we will be launching The Peatonville Asylum adventure game that we have been working on non-stop for over 2 months.

Yesterday I wrote the blog post on the MadPea blog where I announced the hud packages for the game and while the vast majority of feedback there were of course the dissenters who complained about having to pay to play.  The minimum cost to play is L$100. What you get for that L$100 is hours of gameplay, a rich layered storyline, a fun group of people and community to join and play alongside and a goodie bag. The silver and Gold hud packages are loaded with extras and rewards.

What has it cost to develop the game…well I don’t track the exact costs, or know what my colleagues are paid but a team of 15 people working flat out for 2 months, building, scripting, designing, blogging, marketing, graphic designing, texturing, writing, animating, making poses, liaising and organising collaborators. 2 sims, built and decorated as well as the associated costs of those sims. Plus freelancers to fill skill gaps such as making clothing items for the Gold Hud Costumes.  I think most rational people are reading this and thinking “Wow! People really complain about spending 100L$ after all that work” Yes, they do and it’s heartbreaking because no matter how much positive feedback you get the fact that someone can sit in your group and accuse you of being greedy is hurtful. The irony is that if they really stopped to think about it, it’s them that are greedy expecting everything for free.

I believe that are two main reasons for this expectation and I spoke about one of them when I, along with Kiana Writer, was interviewed by Saffia Widdershins at SL12B earlier this year. People are not used to being asked to pay for experiences in SL and therefore they often don’t place a value on them. They go to clubs and don’t expect to tip the venue and sometimes don’t tip the staff because it’s someone else’s responsibility to pay for their entertainment. If everyone thought like that there would be a lot less clubs and venues in SL that’s for sure. But as long as someone else is subsidising their time why should they be bothered. They would however be the first to kick-off if they turned up at their favourite venue and found it ‘pay for entry’ or group only with a group charge. There are free games on the grid…go play one and then try a MadPea game and tell me you don’t notice a difference in quality level.

The second reason I believe is the misbelief that MadPea Games are hunts (in the traditional sense of a hunt). Yes there is a hunting element – you have to find items to complete your passage through the gameplay but you are not hunting prizes. Most standard hunts in SL don’t have full sims themed to the storyline, mini adventures, a storyline, themed outfits to wear to immerse yourself. We make interactive grid-wide adventure games not hunts and our rewards for completing the game are far superior to any ‘hunt’ I’ve ever done in SL. When you play Peatonville at the Gold Level you will get 50 Rewards – 2 from each of the collaborating creators who include Zerkalo, AF, Serenity Style, Botanical, Exile Hair, Noodles, Reckless Tattoos and Junk to name just the first few that came to my mind.

I buy my homes, my clothes, my mesh bodies, heads, hands and feet, my decor, my hair, my accessories… I work hard, all the team do, most of us alongside real life jobs because we love what we do but yes, we value our time and our work and that means it has a price tag. It’s about time other game and experience creators put value on their work and charged accordingly and more than about time that all SL residents understood that you get what you pay for.

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These pics are taken at the starting zone for Peatonville Asylum, Peatonville Bay. The game opens on 2nd October to everyone and on the 1st October to players who win or purchase an early access Gold Key.

Credits: 

Body – Maitreya Lara

Head – TMP – Classic

Appliers – Lara Hurley Midtone and Elea Head Applier

Hair – Argrace – Nao

Eyes – IKON – Hope Eyes – Storm

Tattoo – White Widow – Focus **NEW** at ANYbody

Jacket and Top – Coco – Cropped Bomber Jacket **NEW** at Shiny Shabby from 21st September

Shorts – Pixicat – Tilde Shorts – **NEW** at Kustom9

Shoes – REIGN – Thigh High Sneakers

Earrings – Kunglers – Blanche – **NEW** at ON9

Poses – Kalopsia Scooter with Poses

 


Catwa mesh head is coming… yeah

Catwa mesh head is coming... yeah
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Credits:

Wildest Dreams.

Erratic has been releasing some really great lingerie lately – if you wear the Maitreya mesh body , which I do exclusively. All of her lingerie is perfectly fitted to the body and looks amazingggggggg. I have all of the releases so far, but opted to wear the bra and harness as a top today with my fluffy tutu.

Wildest dreams.

The tutu is also new from Coco at FaMESHed this month.

All the rest of the credits below <3

→ Skin: Glam Affair – (Aida Ewing)  – Luna skin – Asia Tone
→ Hair: + Lamb. – (Lamb Bellic) – Date Night – Variety/Ombre/Eccentric @ The Arcade
→ Bra: Erratic – (Erratic Rain) – / scarlett – bra / white (maitreya) @ Collabor88
→ Harness: Erratic – (Erratic Rain) – / scarlett – harness / white (maitreya) @ Collabor88
→ Cuffs: Erratic – (Erratic Rain) – / scarlett – cuff / white (maitreya) @ Collabor88
→ Skirt: *COCO* – (Cocoro Lemon) – Tulle Skirt – (White) @ FaMESHed
→ Socks: {MB} – (MelonBunny) – Darling Socks (White) @ Kawaii Project
→ Heels: REIGN.–  (KenadeeCole) – Avantii Pumps – White
→ Pose: Ma Vie


Walking the thin line of Hope

Walking the thin line of Hope

Credits :

Hair: Magika In My Mind
Jacket: The Secret Store – Noah Cropped Jacket
Skirt: *COCO*_TulleSkirt (Fameshed)
Lingerie: {LuvB} In Bloom
Boots: _CD_ Arabella
HairBow: RO – Briar Bow – Union
Necklace: MG – Necklace – Dream Orb

Pose: Chabada

390 Monday evening… pick up my wife

Monday evening pick up my wifePick up my wife

Me:

Hair: [Entwined] Marie we <3 RP

Head Applier: DeeTaleZ *Appliers* LeLuka Heads “Face Paige” Nordic NEW

Head: .LeLutka.Mesh Head-STELLA

Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.3

Eyes:IKON Odyssey Eyes – Oxidation

Blazer:*COCO*_StretchBlazer(DarkBrown) Shiny Shabby

Top: (NO) Chemise Lace Slip – White

Jeans: Blueberry – Mia Jeans – Regular – Maitreya

Watch:[ kunst ] – Navigator watch TMD

Shoes: N-core NORMA With SOCKS “Fatpack” for Belleza, Maitreya & Slink NEW

Pose: an lar [poses] The Rochester Series Shiny Shabby

Kunst:

Hair: Tableau Vivant LeeJae TMD

Shirt: [Deadwool] Hugo Shirt -denim black

Watch: [ kunst ] – Navigator watch TMD

Ring 1: [ kunst ] – Apollo ring

Ring 2: [ kunst ] – Wire ring

Ring 3: [ kunst ] – Allegiant ring

Ring 4: [ kunst ] – Lucius bracelet

 Deco

[Con.] Wax On/Wax Off Convertible – Black The Arcade

Skye Birch Grove Tree Triplet 1 NEW

Scarlet Creative The Arcade Sep 15 – Greenwich Park House MC The Arcade

Pixel Mode – Fall Harvest – Wagon Wheels The Arcade

Apple Fall Bluebell Fencing

Mesh Plants Hydrangea Bush BluePink

[we’re CLOSED] grass field lush

Botanical – Mesh Mediterranean Cypress [Mod Copy]

[ zerkalo ] Cozy Log Cabin – Autumn Leaves Round1 The Arcade

Apple Fall Stone Artichoke (Lichen)

Apple Fall Flagstones

.06 [ kunst ] – Pot #1

dust bunny & tenshi . pumpkin crate The Arcade

{vespertine} – vintage postbox/poppy red

.:revival:. apple basket red fallen

Mutresse-Cheeky Raccoons-Peekaboo The Arcade

Pixel Mode – Fall Harvest – Barrel Display The Arcade


Don’t wait up

Style Details: 
Jacket: *COCO*_CroppedDenimJacket(Midnight) – Past Uber item (July’s)
Shirt: -Pixicat- Bastet.Top (Maitreya) (Part of Bastet Jacket)  at The Arcade
Pants: KITJA – Savana Pants BLACK FM (Maitreya Lara) at Sept. Chapter Four
Shoes: AZOURY – Connexe Black (Maitreya)  at Sept. Chapter Four
Bag: ::C’est la vie !:: Dulcie Bag
Rings: LaGyo_Layered rings   at Sept. Chapter Four
Hair: + Lamb. Date Night – Variety/Ombre/Eccentric  at The Arcade
Skin: Lara Hurley-Iza for LeLutka Midtone
Mesh Head: .LeLutka.Mesh Head-STELLA v1
TattooLa Malvada Mujer


Glitter





Hair - Truth  Josette New
Mesh Head - LeLutka Stella
Skin Applier - Glam Affair ( Lelutka Heads ) @ We ♥ Role-Play!
Skin Applier Body - Glam Affair - Maitreya Lara  ( Polar/Freckles)
Jacket - *COCO*_SlimBikerJacket(Black) @ FaMESHed 
Pants - !Rebel Hope Rockstar Mesh Jeans_Maitreya @ FaMESHed 
Shoes - !Rebel Hope - Runway Mesh Heels_Maitreya @ FaMESHed 


Di'Cor Vanity Chair Black @ The Men's Dept.

{anc} MoonLightLounge. Glitter balloon @ The Arcade Gacha  
-Pixicat- Bastet.Sphynx (Sprawl) @ The Arcade Gacha  
-Pixicat- Bastet.Sphynx (Lazy) @ The Arcade Gacha  

Secret Body Blog
Liv Haalan ♥

He used to buy me flowers



Outfit

Jacket - Slim Biker Jacket (black) ~ COCO NEW @ Fameshed
Skirt - Tulle (white) ~ COCO NEW @ Fameshed

Accessories

Knee socks/shoes - Dolly Plats (black) ~ REIGN NEW @ Fameshed

Hairstyle

F7 - Light Blondes ~ Liquence



Location - Campagna Toscana