ARCHAIC CITY OFFICES
Mr Mornington has refused to catch any more rats until he gets a better title than City Ratcatcher. What are other archaic offices in New Babbage? Tell me about their functions, ceremonies, regalia, and anything else you know here:
Mr Tenk started the topic ARCHAIC CITY OFFICES (Oiling Festival 2019 thread) in the forum Breaking News (RP) 2 weeks, 6 days ago
New Babbage has a long history, much of it forgotten to the smoke and fires of history. But, much like Gormenghast, we cling to some things even if we can’t remember why. In particular- the peculiar titles of various city officials, some functional, some ceremonial, but all were necessary … once.
What are some of these titles, what does this…[Read more]
HONKIN’ BIG… VEHICLES!
land impact: traditionally 100, but don’t be a dick
location: Storm Belt greenspace
Sandbox Week out on the new green in Storm Belt sim is starting to look like a car show, so let’s have a proper car show. Your Honkin’ Big Machine for this year must be a vehicle of some sort (not actually scripted to drive, but you get…[Read more]
Sponsor: Kimika Ying
Location, Exhibit Hall, front room, centerline floor
Where have all the manhole covers gone? We need some new ones!
Kimika suggests these as a source of inspiration: https://www.flickr.com/groups/japanese_manhole_covers/
This is primarily a…[Read more]
MESH/SCRIPT/STORYTELLING TEAM CHALLENGE: THE GREAT BLACK FELL WORM
Sponsor: Emerson Lighthouse
Budget: don’t be a dick
Location: The Fells
Particularly wet springtimes bring bogs and floods to the fells north of the city wall, and naturalists gather to witness a remarkable phenomenon: the rising of the great fell worms. And if you believe t…[Read more]
STORA CANAL MONORAIL
Sponsor: New Babbage Transit Authority
Budget limits: Uprights: 15, Track section: 3, Car (optional): 20
Location: Babbage Canals http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Babbage%20Canals/128/146/106
You heard that right… monorail! Monorail! MONORAIL!
Ok, it doesn’t really have to be a monorail, but you get the idea. The…[Read more]
MADE IN NEW BABBAGE
Sponsor: Mosseveno Tenk
Location: Exhibit Hall, front room north side http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Wheatstone%20Waterways/154/171/106
Those small things we know and buy every day, that tourists ponder and expats pine for. Local products you can only get here. What are they? Rez them on the tables in the…[Read more]
AETHER SALON v3 – CONTINUED
Sponsor: Klaus Wulfenbach
Location: special use platform http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/The%20Fells/165/50/3201
This category was left unresolved last year so it will continue.
Time has taken its toll on the Aether Salon and the scripts are no longer functional, and its builder sleeps amongst our honored…[Read more]
DUBIOUS ACHIEVEMENTS (2D)
Sponsor: Mosseveno Tenk
Location: Exhibit Hall, front room south side http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Wheatstone%20Waterways/153/151/106
We’re all proud of our accomplishments, even if it’s just that wee brief moment before you discover what you’ve really done.
Memorialize these great moments of our…[Read more]
Sponsor: Tepic Harlequin
Location: Exhibit Hall back room http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Wheatstone%20Waterways/115/156/106
Stalls, barrows, shoe shine kits, food carts & more… who and what lines our streets and public squares in legitimate search of our Babbage Marks? Rez in the back room of the Exhibit Hall…[Read more]
R.F. BURTON PUBLIC LIBARY REBUILD
sponsor: Serafina Puchkina
full scale budget: no more than 300 LI
location: Builder’s Square http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Academy%20of%20Industry/196/105/111
City Librarian Serafina Puchkina would like to rebuild the RF Burton Public Library. It was originally a “crackerbox” build from the early days…[Read more]
It’s another long sleepy summer in New Babbage, that means it’s time to poke around the dark corners of town and find the things that need fixing up. Oiling Festival is officially open now until September 15th, 2019. This year’s categories are:
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