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  • New-Babbage Snow Animal Contest! December 5, 2019 by Avariel Falcon It is traditional in the city of New-Babbage that with the coming of snow Jack arrives with a sealed envelope containing the name of the animal we are to make… (Continue reading...)
  • A Night at the Opera at the Conservatory Saturday Nov. 23 November 17, 2019 by Captain Killian Please join us at 5pm SLT for this month's formal dance at the Conservatory on the lake in Quarry Hill, featuring luscious arrangements of operatic favorites played for us by… (Continue reading...)
  • Engineers notes for Nov 14th, 2019 November 14, 2019 by Mr Tenk The City State of New Babbage Engineers notes for November 14th, 2019 BOOK CLUB is reading MOUSE TRAP by Carlton Mellick III For almost 20 years, Carlton Mellick III has… (Continue reading...)
  • Member Update November 8, 2019 by Maxwell Grantly I guess many of the newer members will not know me and, perhaps, the memories of the 'more-established' residents of me are starting to fade too. That is to be… (Continue reading...)
  • Take part in the New Babbage Yule Gift Calendar, all are invited! November 2, 2019 by Fauve Aeon Dear fellow citizens, townspeople, merchants and makers of all manner of things... By now you will have read in not one but two editions of the Engineer’s Notes (and you… (Continue reading...)
  • Engineers notes for Oct. 24th, 2019 October 24, 2019 by Mr Tenk The City State of New Babbage Engineers notes for October 24th, 2019 FROM THE PUMPKIN QUEEN, EDDA UNDERWOOD (edan borrelly) IM her to get your copy of this years trick… (Continue reading...)
  • Contest: Name the Gangplank Mermaid October 23, 2019 by Junie Ginsburg Weathered from the salty air, our masthead mermaid has been hanging over the door for three years, and still doesn't have a name. Please help us out! Submit your name… (Continue reading...)
  • City State of New Babbage Engineers notes for October 17th, 2019 October 18, 2019 by Junie Ginsburg The City State of New Babbage Engineers notes for October 17th, 2019 FALL SEASON SHIFT is in effect. Build enforcement is traditionally relaxed for October, but please don't put out… (Continue reading...)
  • Photoshoot Subjects Needed October 16, 2019 by Bookworm Hienrichs Saffia Widdershins (of 'Designing Worlds' fame) is looking for volunteers for a photoshoot on Saturday.  (Times to come once I hear them from her.)  Needs are: 1. We need children… (Continue reading...)
  • Video archives October 11, 2019 by Mr Tenk The YouTube machima playlist has been moved and updated https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCE4W-RCevescH3hFdeHnXcEyiukm6Vh5 Mr Tenk and Vic Mornington can add videos to the list Going after the Vimeos next (Continue reading...)

  • Recent forum replies

  • Reply To: Member Update November 26, 2019 by Maxwell Grantly Thank you very much for the link. (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Member Update November 26, 2019 by Junie Ginsburg This invite link should get you joined up on the Discord server: https://discord.gg/w8YQPc (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Member Update November 25, 2019 by Maxwell Grantly No, Junie, I am not a member of the Discord group. Although I rarely am found within Second Life now, please do paste a link for me. It would be… (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Member Update November 12, 2019 by Edward Pearse How could we forget that teddy bear? (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Contest: Name the Gangplank Mermaid November 10, 2019 by Junie Ginsburg This was a great contest! We had 22 entries by the end (which is why it took longer to compile the results), and it was tricky to narrow them down,… (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Contest: Name the Gangplank Mermaid November 9, 2019 by Fauve Aeon So...what’s her name? *grins* (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Member Update November 8, 2019 by Junie Ginsburg Hey Maxwell!  Nice video - it looks great!  Are you on the New Babbage Discord server? A lot of conversation takes place over there so I'm going to paste a… (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Take part in the New Babbage Yule Gift Calendar, all are invited! November 2, 2019 by Fauve Aeon I’m very pleased to report 11 signups and one day’s gifts have already been delivered. Thank you so much for your support and generosity of your time and talents, everyone.… (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: 2019 Oiling Festival – Official October 23, 2019 by Mr Tenk Kimika Ying takes the purse with her water tower rocket, inspired by the SpaceX Starhopper. (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: City State of New Babbage Engineers notes for October 17th, 2019 October 18, 2019 by Edward Pearse I got 8/15. I was wondering about the Imperial Theatre, because even though it's still in the same location, it's been rebuild. Oh and it's Pearse'd & Cut not Pears'd… (Continue reading...)

  • Recent blog posts

    New Babbage is a city of builders and storytellers. Follow our latest adventures!

  • Being a Little Breathless always hurts December 8, 2019 by Cyan Rayna No Comments Cyan trudged weakly across the ice, his breath turning into a mist in front of him.  He had reached the gap between the ice and the lower pier and was… (Continue reading...)
  • Shoulder angels on a smoke break December 5, 2019 by Junie Ginsburg No Comments   “Welcome to the world,” he said wearily. “You get used to it after a while.”― Terry Pratchett, Good Omens https://www.flickr.com/photos/pickledkraken/49176699621/in/datetaken-friend/ (Continue reading...)
  • A Formal Complaint December 5, 2019 by Count Bologna 2 Comments Having been rebuffed by the office of Underby umpteen times, Bologna decided to forge formal complaints with the Bucket of Blood, knowing that fink of a public servant was the… (Continue reading...)
  • The Order December 5, 2019 by Milo Worth No Comments It grated on Milo that Brother Malus wanted to be called “Squire.” They had come up through the cathedral school just the same, but there had been whispered rumors about… (Continue reading...)
  • A Little Release Never Hurts December 4, 2019 by Cyan Rayna No Comments A knock at the door woke Cyan with a start.  Blearily, he rubbed the sleep out of his eyes and yawned a greeting.  Dr. Sonnerstein opened the door, “Good evening,… (Continue reading...)
  • Catching Shooting Stars December 2, 2019 by Petra Flax No Comments In the Rag & Bone Junkyard sat a rusty silo over a hundred and fifty feet tall; atop that rusty silo sat a ramshackle shack; atop that ramshackle shack sat… (Continue reading...)
  • A Little Suffering Never Hurts December 2, 2019 by Lilith No Comments Kasa had not come downstairs in three or four days, and her friends were starting to get worried.  They hoped she had food and drink because she wasn’t taking the… (Continue reading...)
  • Actually, it did hurt a little November 30, 2019 by Junie Ginsburg No Comments “NINJAS!” Brother Sevus sighed. “SPIES! INTERNATIONAL ESPIONAGE!” “Junie,” he said patiently. “HILLBILLIES!” “Junie!” he shouted. Junie narrowed her eyes and glared at him as a proxy for those that had… (Continue reading...)
  • A little scroll work never hurt November 30, 2019 by Tepic Harlequin 1 Comment Tepic had thought very carefully about how to let Beryl and Sir Sir Emerson know they were no longer Adult Liaisons to the urchins. It was something that had to… (Continue reading...)
  • A Little Destruction never hurt November 29, 2019 by Spalding Rookswood No Comments Spalding sat in his favorite tea spot of his favorite tea shop sipping his favorite tea. He was exuberant with happiness and filled with such glee. He heard a commotion… (Continue reading...)

  • Recent blog comments

    • Milo Worth December 5, 2019 at 11:20 pm on A Formal ComplaintBusboy?!
    • Beryl Strifeclaw December 5, 2019 at 11:13 pm on A Formal ComplaintBeryl was sitting within the Gangplank window as she often did when she wanted good company, distraction, and to be...
    • Beryl Strifeclaw November 30, 2019 at 7:56 pm on A little scroll work never hurtTepic was returning to camp after a long day of checking his vole traps and other rounds. Wondering idly if...
    • Junie Ginsburg November 29, 2019 at 9:51 am on Perhaps Some PauseFrom the roof of the Brunel where she stood next to the clocktower, paint can in hand, Junie watched with...
    • Beryl Strifeclaw November 27, 2019 at 7:26 am on A Little Tepic Logic never hurtsFor the most part Beryl had been undisturbed following the events at the hospital. Captain Heinrichs had not said anything...
    • Junie Ginsburg November 26, 2019 at 9:31 pm on The City State of New Babbage Great ExhibitionAdding “Future Inventions” is a stroke of genius!
    • Milo Worth November 26, 2019 at 8:27 pm on Petra and The PlankI don't even know who Creaky Doom is. I bet this Petra girl is just making it up.
    • Milo Worth November 26, 2019 at 8:24 pm on Petra and The PlankWhat! I work twice as hard as "Squire" Malus.
    • Nathan Adored November 26, 2019 at 3:21 pm on Petra and The PlankThe olive green boy at the back corner of the establishment said, "Beating Creaky Gloom with a baseball bat does...
    • Junie Ginsburg November 26, 2019 at 1:53 pm on Petra and The PlankBut Milo dropped an entire tray of dishes. At least breaking stuff is part of Petra's job description. Not sure...

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