Papillon | How Her Garden Grows

It was a while ago now that I introduced the Papillon Butterflies.  Since releasing the butterflies the plants and accessories have been added to and there are also Firefly’s available for breeding.  I had my Papillon garden for a few weeks and can say I thoroughly enjoyed it.  Over time the breeding of the butterflies can supply you with most everything you will need to sustain them.  The effective points system that is part of the Papillon gameplay can provide the breeder with the plants and accessories that are needed by the butterflies.  The firefly’s also eat the same food and use the same accessories as the butterflies, and so are easily added to your butterfly garden.

The butterflies themselves have a life-span ranging from half a year to a year, though some accessories allow them to live even longer, and some mutations and special elixers (gained from their internal minigame) can let them become Eternal (live forever!).  However, even if the butterfly completes its life-cycle, it simply enters a forced-mode where it becomes a cute toy; it continues fluttering around being cute, but no longer eats, breeds, or performs its other tasks.  You’ll never lose your butterflies…any case where they would have died simply turns them into a toy, and unless they’ve completed their life-cycle in full they can be returned to pet-mode with a simple click.  The bonuses to morale and loyalty gained from some of the rarer butterflies affect  those around them, making them work harder (especially Worker butterflies!), consume less, and generally perform better all around (including mating!).  While most of the bonuses don’t directly stack (two princesses provide the same benefit as only having one), the butterflies have a better chance of affecting every butterfly around them if more than one are performing the same task.

Various Plants in Various Sizes are used for Feed and look lovely.

Ground-cover patches make especially good food sources considering that they constantly increase in maximum capacity, and the gardening hoe replenishes a PERCENT of their total resources, unlike plants, who restore a set amount with each charge of the watering sprayer.  After three months the ground cover patches have as many resources as some small plants, and after six months they rival the larger plants…and STILL restore a percentage per charge, at the same low cost.    The patches begin with very low resource counts though, and slowly build, which means they’re incapable of initially sustaining a butterfly for very long.  It takes a week or two before they’ve accumulated enough resources to be a proper source of food.

The butterflies, much like other breedable products currently available, are designed to live out their life-cycle, produce offspring, gather food from nearby sources, and…well, generally look cute =)    However, they also individually have a specific class that performs special tasks within their butterfly community.  The workers replenishing food sources, the soldier ward away spiders, the priest and priestesses tend injured butterflies, the prince and princesses bolster morale, and the kings and queens bring about loyalty.   Each of these tasks affects the butterflies around them, creating an inter-connected community that functions as a whole.

There are several tiers of rarity ranging from type, class, size, and radiance, as well as a billion possible color combinations, altogether adding up to over five hundred billion potential visible combinations, and several trillion combinations in all once mutations and other factors are taken into account.  In order to create a larger visible spectrum and promote competition, the butterfly’s wings are tinted rather than individually textured to a color (though each butterfly race/type DOES have a different wing texturing), with offsets ranging from 0.000 to 1.000 in each of the three color fields (red, green, blue).  The greater the offset from 0.5, the greater value the butterfly has, and the higher the chance of potential evolution and mutation in its offspring.  Butterflies with perfectly pure colors (ie, pure red <1.0,0.0,0.0>) are extremely rare, and have a significant chance of ‘special’ offspring.

Genetic information is passed on from parent to offspring like in most other breedables projects, though the potential for mutation is also affected by the butterfly’s morale, loyalty, tier, wing-color offset, and other factors.  Small-step evolution is more likely than drastic mutation, but both are possible in any offspring.

Soon to be released is a Will-o-wisp tree.  Although in some ways it is an accessory, it also adds bonuses to the gameplay in leaps and bounds and is a breedable.  Although I’m not clear on if 2 are needed for that to happen.  Butterfly Bellflower shared with the group:

Will-o-wisps absorb life from everything around them (plants, fireflies, butterflies, etc), and split apart once they’ve gathered enough energy.  They gain bonuses to their evolution and mutation based on what they absorbed, and everything they were influenced by gets boosted by their contact (fireflies/butterflies mate better, plants grow better, etc).  The amount of time that it takes for them to split will be based on what they have around them.   Every ‘new’ thing that they interact with speeds up the process.  So people who have a wide variety of stuffs will see faster mating than otherwise.  Will-o-wisps by default will be the slowest mating things we’ll make.   It’ll at least be a week-long timer, but that’ll be influenced heavily by what they interact with.  They don’t ‘eat’ though, so they’ll be the lowest cost product.  You, in theory, don’t need any plants for them; even toy-mode butterflies and fireflies ‘feed’ them.  And they can even harvest from avatars, so in theory you could have just…the will-o-wisp, and let it nibble off of you 😉  People who’re low-income and can’t afford other breedables could still have them (and they’ll be five prims or less).

Will-O-Wisps are floating particles from mythology...

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Lily Frogs are here!

Lily FrogsⓇ™ had their launch on 8th June, so I popped over to the store today and studied the frog welcoming party out front. They sound like frogs and hop around like frogs and……look kinda like a frog, the legs look great, the body on the other hand reminds me a bit of a juicy fat moth or a chrysalis…..is it just me?

Ribbit !

Anyway I was intrigued so bought my starter pack today at a reasonable price of L$270 for 2 froggy eggs and a weeks worth of food. If I choose the regular food I can feed my frogs for L$280 a month, so not too expensive. If you want to get glowy, shiny or special froggies then you have to feed them premium food which would cost L$560 for 2 per month. You have to crate your frogs and eggs before taking into your inventory so it’s nice to know that these are free at the main store.
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They have creative skin designs and they come in an array of colours ( why would you want a green frog anyway, this is sl!) At this stage I don’t know how many different breeds there are but these are the ones I found outside the main store.

– Grand Opening frog, Mississippi Gopher frog, African dwarf frog, Arizona toad and American bullfrog.

Birthing them was easy and to get the home you just click on your froggie and a menu pops up, select lilypad….simple!. I like the home, when clicked all your frogs will return to the lilypad and like many other homes the range is set there too.

If you are restricted by how many prims you can have on your land then these might be the answer, weighing in at 4 prims each, food at 2 prims and lilypad home 1 prim they wont eat into your prim allowance too much.

The website is very is neatly laid out and its easy to find what your looking for. They also have 2 video tutorials to help those who get stuck. http://lilyfrogs.webs.com/

Ozimals | A First Look at Strangelings

Yesterday the following notice was sent to the Ozimals groups from Candy Cerveau …

“We’ve been quiet for a bit because we’ve been working hard in the Wizard’s Workshop and now we have lots to show you 🙂  Join us NEXT Monday, June 20th, at 6pm SLT for the resumption of the Community Meetings–this will be a big one! Get a first look at the Strangelings, learn about the upcoming Summer Festival and much more – but here’s a quick teaser to tide you over until then…”

Ozimals Strangelings Teaser

Two other Strangelings teasers have been released prior to this one. I have included both of them below in case you need a refresher or to compare all three side by side. I am looking forward to see more of the Strangelings and also to learn what may be so “Strange” about them.

Ozimals Community Meetings are held in the Ozimals Orientation region at http://slurl.com/secondlife/Ozimals%20Orientation/145/174/23

Precious Dragon competition & new Queens

Fancy showing off your hidden talent and giving the PD creators a run for their money. Want your name immortilised, well now’s your chance!  PD are looking for someone to design a new texure for a queen dragon. No cheats need enter. The work must be original and done by you.  If you are successful then the dragon will be named  after you. The wicked side of me hopes the winner is called Puff Magic,  that would be so funny. Get your thinking caps on and give it a go, what do you have to lose. Last date for entry is July 4th 2011.

Click on this link to find out the details.

http://preciousbreedables.com

If you want to grab yourself a special edition dragon the Cancer awareness Queen for 2011 is available but only until June 14th 2011

Breast Cancer Awareness Queen June 2011!

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Breast Cancer Awareness Queen June 2011

All proceeds will go to the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer 2011.

Be advised of the following:

  • It is no longer possible to breed an Aura Queen (AURAQUEEN) [RETIRED]
  • It is Still possible to breed  a Midnight Queen (MDNTQUEEN) until June 30th, 2011
  • It is NOW possible to breed a Flame Queen (FLAMEQN) until July 31st, 2011

Note that the original Flame Queen had a code of FLAMEQUEEN – the one now available has been coded differently so that people can tell the difference (so as not to devalue the original in the marketplace).  The queen WILL retain the same looks as the original Flame Queen but will have a different ID code and potentially different parentage.

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We are happy to announce that Trade Meter 8 has capped!With that – we are releasing the new SKY QUEEN!  She is now available in the main Precious Dragons store.

Sky Queen

How do you find her?  We have opened up the final section of the cave system and she is on a ledge just outside the cave system.  If you go past the rooms where the other special queens are you will find her!

Congratulations everyone!

(oh and yes – you CAN breed one too!)

 

No more info on the Hippos which are still in closed Beta. I will let you know whenI hear anything.

PlantPets | Breeding Scheme


PlantPets creator Bruce Liebknecht has made some recent changes to the PlantPets website including a catalogue listing all the various plantpets available including pictures.  There is also a list of PlantPet breeders and a useful FAQ.  The transition to the new breeding scheme based on genes is also completed and an explanation on how the baby seeds are picked based on the genes is now available.

Plantpets give baby seeds every 52 days if kept at least 50% happy and 50% healthy. If some day either their happiness or their health is below 50% then that day is not counted.

The baby seed depends on the genes of the parent (see the genes in the catalog). The strength of each gene of the parent shows how likely is that gene to be definitely passed to a baby. When a baby is delivered the AI behind the breeding scheme looks at the genes of the parent and decides which genes will be definitely passed. Then it considers the pool of all plantpets which do have those genes (no matter the strength) and randomly picks one of them to be delivered as a baby seed.

If the parent is an elite plantpet then it will also deliver a randomly picked booster of size 1, 2, 3, 5 or 10 units after it has delivered the baby. The booster may come one or two minutes after the baby.

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Rainimals | Fun and Games in the Breedables World

I have been playing around with the Rainimals Bunnies for a few weeks now and I must say they are heaps of fun.  I call them my crazy rabbits, because they well, are a little crazy.  They love to jump very high, play with their crazy toys and chat away randomly.  Along with the Bunnies, sheep and now wolves have been released, they all interact in some way and all have supercute and original accessories.  The breedables require food, and toys, and both come in wide range of options, from fruit and veges, flowers and mushrooms and even regrowing crops.  Even some of the toys act as food, like the pizza oven that delivers pizza’s which the rabbits can then eat, or the candy machine .. I think you get the idea.

Rainimal Rabbits enjoying their habitat...

Rainimals are the brainchild of RainO Tenk and Spume Shepherd and they certainly are original and quirky.  “I like the cocktails with the frou frou umbrellas”, “Bartender I will have a Rabbit Rogers”, “Bunny be safe now”, “I’m dreaming of chasing dogs” and “Watching Tracy Sparrowtree” are just some of the random things my rabbits tell me.  They are automatically given their own names, some of which are a bit odd and also reflect their type.  My rabbits for example are Dorothea the Minotaur-Rabbit,  David the Rusky-Rabbit and their first son Ernst the Missing-Rabbit, which was a real concern to me when he was born, lol.  Although he is 20 days old now he still says he is a child so I presume he will have to leave his Mother and Father before he becomes a man.  Some rabbits have costumes, like the Mexican rabbit or Cowboy rabbit and each has it’s own personality.  Don’t let them fool you, they might be innocent but the AI behind Rainimals is very impressive, they really do have artificial intelligence (even the not so intelligent ones).  They have their own preferences and cravings and will let you know if they feel they need something.  They require food, water and shelter as basic needs but they also enjoy toys and may have a craving for a particular food.  The Rainimals don’t have a home point and neither can you set them to home, but where there food etc is, they will be also.  This means that you can spread their things in a tight circle or all over a sim and they will roam within that area.  From personal experience it isn’t a good idea to spread there things out to close to a deep watersource or you might have to go looking for them alot.

The Sheep are very Anime looking and also have interesting types....

I see these breedables as not so much a moneymaking breedable but just lots of fun, these would be perfect for someone that has some land and loves to have a laugh.  You could fill a whole sim with the various foods, toys and fun things that they have, including trees and other things that make for a beautiful landscape.  All of which also encourage the Rainimals to move around and enjoy themselves.  The Sheep and Rabbits interact, with the rabbits teasing the sheep and eating their food.  The wolves, which are still in testing will also play a part, you can keep them fed with bought meat or allow them to naturally cull your rabbits and sheep at an average of 1 or 2 per week.  These would be the perfect breedable for a non-breeder.

Rainimals are constantly adding to the variety of accessories they have (it’s impossible to keep up) and if you’ve had an odd thought in your head you may well find it on sale at their store.  The rabbits like to play the piano, read books and chase birds, jump on their own trampoline and play with the hose.  If you would like to see them on display visit Rainimals Area 42 where you will see the rabbits, sheep and wolves happily roaming around in their natural environment.  They really are worth looking at, even if it’s just for a laugh.

Oh the prices may seem high, but the things that run out are very reasonable and the higher priced items are usually a one off cost, the group is very helpful and even generous to newcomers, so don’t get scared off to quickly.

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Rainimals are based on Wildlife Reactions and Actions in the WILD.
Captured in Nature and Brought to your Sim to Enhance your INWorld Experience.
We hope that this type of intelligence in wildlife becomes the next generation of the Living Experience Second Life Provides.

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Getting Started:
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The Rainimals system as mentioned above is based on Wild Life and the Actions you may get from a real Animal, Which means there is very little to do for them except make sure they have a Habitat.

Simply Rez your Rainimal and the magic begins!

First you will see that the animals will initialize and come alive.  The Animals is now becoming the unique special animal of the Species you have purchased.  Every Animal will be born with a Unique Name. Unique Lineages are only assigned to a newly purchased animal not a child.

Among each Species there are Many Variations of Breeds, which include Color, Attitude, Energy, well just about every thing about the new animal will be unique. This is based on a huge based of Random Variables given by the DNA after Rezzed.   There are many different Specials which are only determined at the first rezzing.

So now you have Rezzed your first Animal, What Now?
Well as all animals they need a suitable Habitat.  This is another Unique Experience Rainimals Produces.
You will need Water and Food.  Starter Kits include these basic necessities to keep your Animal healthy and happy.

DNA is our term for Digital Natural Activities

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Statistics:
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You may touch the Rainimals to toggle the animals unique Statistics
The first toggle puts their name out only, the next toggle will turn on all statistics and then finally it will toggle to all off for a very natural setting.  These options are only available to the owner of the Rainimal.

++ Version ++ The Version Of Rainimals DNA running

++ Name  ++ The Name is Randomly Given as a Lineage and Hint of some silliness
++ **++ A New Line may appear on children to denote its lineage and ancestry of breeding.

++ Owner++ Owner of That Particular Rainimal

++ Species Sex / Age in Days  ++ This Stat is pretty Important as time moves on

++ Gens Left #  ++ Children the Animal still can have

++ Hunger ++ This is based on inputs from many things, including its DNA makeup. A more active Rainimal will eat more and require food more, where a lazy animal may not.

++ Thirst ++ Another truly innovative input value based on the DNA.

++ Love ++ Percentage Value of the Happiness

++Energy++ Percentage Value of the Fitness the Animal has based on its DNA makeup.
++ Message from Rainimals++ This is where you can almost read your Rainimals Mind, See what might peak that animals interest. See what each animals favors the most.

These Statistics are Live Values that Working Together Define the Digital Natural Activities (DNA) One feeds the other and based on its unique definitions given on rez or birth will dictate its feelings, wants, needs, hunger, thirst, activity, happiness, grumpiness and any other activity defined within the Rainimal.

Messages are an insight into each Rainimals intentions at any given moment.  Ranging from the need for food and water to even seeking out fun to entertain itself. A Fun Seeking Creature requires plenty of Love and Energy to carry out its gallivanting around.  Most Rainimals are meant to be in pairs or even groups per that species, so single animals also may be looking for company.

Fulfilling your animals “needs” will always make a happier bunny and then raising its statistics and it’s actually giving you a sense of its digital feelings.

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Care and Feeding:
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Food and Water are not necessary to keep the animal alive, rather the food and water keep there blood pumping and create more actions and give that animal the ability to run its natural day to day course of activities.  If the animal is not fed then it will become listless and lazy and mostly just sit there.  This is also true if you take them into the inventory. They continue to age, but will not Die or just go into a coma or something.

Of course Animals take in Food and Water and Expend Energy and Expel Waste.
It a Natural thing, so of course Rainimals Poop and after a While you may notice a few Flies buzzing around, but don’t worry they are only part of the charm of having animals.

Food and Water Supplies are Available at the stores.  There are many different types of supplies available.  Each type of supply has different predefined variables that will make your Rainimal’s Statistics increase of decrease.   There are even things that can poison the animal a bit.  The Rainimals know what they are eating and will often react in messages accordingly.

The mushrooms are similar in that they when they rez they determine what kind and how powerful they are.  Sometimes they are the finest truffle and sometimes they are poison.  Only way to tell is to rez it and sees what an Animal thinks.

Not all food is for all animals. You must get the particular food for that particular animal purchased.

Water is usually common to all the animals, you can create watering area and waterholes where all the wildlife drama is!

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Fun and So much more:
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The idea behind the Rainimals engine is to have an entire environment of different animals that interact with the each other and also have interaction with accessories.

Accessories are used as sought after items by the Animals.  Rainimals are not bound to fences and do not wander randomly till they bump into things. The Engine is set up to create artificial intelligent needs of the animal.  To run is to expend energy, and this requires more food.  The happier the Animal is the more affection or love a animal will show.

The Animal Owner has the ability to actually coax the Animal to travel long distances or short distances to find the satisfaction its little brain craves at that moment.

Entertainment/Television/Media- Yes, just like us the Rainimals have a few extra characteristics built in, Watching Television, Reading a Book are just a few of the items the Animal will use to pass the time and seek out in its daily activities.  Different Activities react different with each Animals actual unique DNA.

Toys- Another Accessories which are very useful to keep not only your animal happy and healthy, but allow simple items to better define the area of activities.

Other Animals – Other Animals may be in direct conflict with the food chain and natural order of species with in a habitat. Many animals may in fact be weary of even you, Wild Animals always know where a human is, but they are also aware if they are a predator or meal.  Other Rainimals will also allow you to set up your habitats in a natural order.
Separate Shelters and food sources of each species with a common water hole creates a very natural environment.

** Right now they are not scripted to kill each other, only to be very aware each other’s presence.  They will not approach natural enemies or other animals higher on the food chain.

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Shelters and Homes:
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The most important part of you habitat is the Shelter.  This is the Anchor for your Rainimals home.  It also adds the most important part of your Living Rainimals boost to the DNA.  Night Time Sleep is different then short naps.  Naps will be required for short boosts but the true complete power up comes from the long sleeps at night.

If you do not have a Stable then the Rainimal will sleep but it will only take the Short Naps, which will not power up the animal completely.

So you can see why a safe little place the Rainimal can call Shelter can really add a little perkiness to your little friend.

The Shelter Allows the Animal to have a home base.  The Animal will come back to the Shelter for Safety at night when it needs it protection time while it is dark.  The shelter has optional accessories that provide a night-light.

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Breeding:
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Yes of course Animals breed and if you have male and female groups of animals they are bound to get busy.
Breeding takes place at about 20-30 days for most Rainimals.  If the mating pair is left alone for several days and also have high statistics or be in the MooD as we all know.

Pending on the outcome you will come back and see a new small little lineage from your mating pair.
This child will be smaller and grow to full size adult in due time, just as any little baby animal might.  Watch it grow into your habitat.
A New Line Below its name will show its lineage.  This is great to really track down the ancestry of any given animal.
So easy enough, next thing you know, you have little animals running around.
The newborn permissions are NO COPY / NO MODIFY / TRANSFER   and they are completely tradable and or sellable.  Trade with Friends, Neighbors and other Breeders.

There are many animals to be available and with their anticipation you will find that species mingling is putting a whole new aspect to having a forest sim.
So many things are already built into the system, this has allowed RainO Tenk to make a wide Range of Living Rainimals really something different.

The Living Rainimals Manual is still a work in progress.  We are still discovering what they will do. Since the system is so based on its own variables and geration of decisions , we as maker, also just sit back and learn like you.

Rainimals is dedicated to having fun and creating these things are our fun.
So we really look forward to bringing this next big step to Second Life.
Watch our for Rainimals , they are coming

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Something else to consider Rainimals are generally Sculpted it really helps to read the tip below:
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Steps to Debug your Sculpty LOD (Level of Distortion)

Debugging LOD

Debugging your LOD settings is something that can and will make all of your sculpts hold better. Just complete the following steps:

1. Show the “Advanced” menu with Ctrl-Alt-D, or Opt-Ctrl-D on a Mac.
2. Select “debug settings” near the bottom.
3. In the blank space, copy and paste the word:

RenderVolumeLODFactor

4. I recommend setting it as high as 4 to get all of your sculpts looking great.

NOTE: Unlike increasing your draw distance, this will NOT create lag for yourself or those around you! And it will improve the look of all sculpts.

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Please feel free to contact
Rain0 Tenk or Spume Shepherd if you have any comments or concerns.
Please drop a notecard, Messages get capped and your comments really are important to us.
Thank you and enjoy
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Hi! I’m cat mcminnar

I just wanted to pop in and introduce myself and say how happy I am to be asked to contribute to this wonderful Blog!

For the uninitiated it is a great guide to all the breedables in sl and for those of us who are time limited, a great place to keep upto date with the latest  breedable products, release dates, updates etc.

I’ve been in sl for 3 years in August, and with my partner UB ventured into the world of the breedable pet  soon after joining.  In 2008 the breedable options were limited, and as far as I’m aware Sionchickens were the forerunners in this area (correct me if I’m wrong) and to this day we still have our much loved chickens.  As more  breedables joined the arena we found ourselves needing more and more land until  we eventually decided a farm would be appropriate for our ever growing menagerie. So off we went to seek out pastures new and opened our beloved farm which we still have to this day.

 I have heard so many people regard their love of the pixelated pet as an addiction, for me the jury is still out on that, I certainly like to try out new and wonderful creations but addicted? If you ask UB  he would say “YES you are!” can you be a little bit addicted? ok , well maybe :-). Whatever you call it, many of us have a love of them, from the recreation of our most beloved real life pets and plants to the more bizzare other worldly creations…. they tickle our imagination and inspire some of us to be creative and others to just enjoy the amazing results of all the talented creators in sl.

So, I will do my best to add a little something to your week by posting information about things old and new, and will be donning my micro avatar to do a little  snooping,  incognito of course (giggles) to see what I can find out 😉

Thank you Tracy for the opportunity to join this wonderful team. I’m wearing my running shoes to keep up.

Wraith Designs | Pixa

While wandering around looking for the Bregon Dragons the other night I stumbled upon Pixa Fairies, also created by Wraith Designs.  They have a variety of ‘types’ of Fairies which are of course breedable.  The Fairies come with a staff for gathering points, a home which is shaped like a star and interestingly a Breeding Tree.  The food and water is very pretty, all the accessories are well done actually.

Green star for Home, Blue star is the base of the Breeding Tree...

You can have the motion turned off, which also removes the sparkles, let them fly 5m or they will dance, which seems to mean they move up and down vertically in the same spot.  There is also stand, which keeps them still, but they will change position slightly.  The ones I saw on display were very interesting and I particularly liked the mer breed.  The starter pack gave me 4 eggs to hatch which are all type R, breeding will release other breeds.  I have only had them for a couple of days and so far my limited experience is they are pretty and sparkly and like to fly around.

My 4 were all the same breed...

Pixa – the Breed-able fairies

Thank you for your interest in Pixa, and we hope you will enjoy and have a great time seeing them growing, breeding , playing .. etc.

The Pixa Comes in 4 different types – R, M, D, P  – however,  the starter kit / mega kit / 4 eggs pack and 1 egg pack will give you Pixa type R only –  all other types come by breeding.

What you will need to start is:
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1)  1 egg, at least

2)  1 flower-food  (this is good for all your  fairies together within 20m  up to 15 days)

3)  1 flower-water  (this is good for all your  fairies together within 20m  up to 15 days)

4) Staff of Jewel – (optional) – this will make your fairies happier and you will be rewarded – DETAILS ARE BELOW

5) Magical Jewels – (some are optional) –   DETAILS ARE BELOW

6) Breeding Tree – (optional)  For when you are ready to breed your pixa

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it is simple and will not require much of your time to create a huge family of fairies

All fairies are transferable – from eggs to adults .

Here is how you can start-

Hatching and growing process:
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1- Drag the egg from your inventory and drop it where you want it to hatch.

2- Touch the egg to start the hatching process –

3- The egg will change to a baby fairy and rezzes at different heights for each.

4- Put the food-flower near the (within 20 m)  of the fairies and keep it there as long as you want them to grow otherwise they will stop growing / functioning – starving fairy will stand upside down and emits flowers ( YOU WILL NOT HAVE access to the menu).

Babies’ menu consists of :

Stand:  to keep them standing in their position with little movement.

name: click on “name” and then type the name you like in the local chat box – you need to be within 20 m from the baby to do so. Type “no name” – without quotes in local chat if you don’t want the baby to have a name.

stats: this option will give you the age of the baby , type, food , and happiness.

Fly 5m: this will keep the pixa roaming in a circle of 5 m in radius.

Stand: to keep them standing in their position.

motion off: it will turn all movement off

change : To customize the look of your Pixa

Dance: to let your pixa dance.

Customizing your Pixa can be done by using the  Jewels which are a 1 time use, and they are valid for all stages of their life. however you can use each jewel toward as many fairies as you want as long as they are within 10 m of the jewel.  Click  on the Pixa you want to change and choose “change” then “change” again from menu, then select which you want to change .. eyes, dress, or wings .. etc (you must have the correct jewel for what you want to change – available at our shop ) , then click on the jewel and choose from menu. The Jewel will disappear after that and you your Pixa will have the new look.

Don’t forget to keep the food within 20 m of them.  AND the water  – without water your pixa’s will turn to black .

PIxa D will have horns that you can buy a separate jewel for.
Pixa P will have a necklace that you can change color using the right jewel.
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6-Pixas will change to youth After the 2 days.

Youths menu consists of :

all options you have in the baby-stage plus:

fly 10m: this will keep the pixa roaming in a circle of 10 m in radius.

Once again, make sure to have the food within 20 m from them otherwise they will stop functioning after a while, and the water if you dont want them to be all colored in black

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7- Youths will change to adults after 6 days from the time you hatched the egg. Adults can do all the things youths can do, PLUS they can

follow: choosing this option will make your Pixa  to follow you and breed

I don’t think that i need to remind you about the food and water again.

ALL pixa will live for 75 days and they die after that, leaving pixa gem as a reward that you can bring to the shop to redeem for an egg.
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9- Each Pixa can lay down certain number of eggs during her life as follows:

R: 8 eggs – 1 egg every 5 days
M: 10 eggs – 1 egg every 5 days
D: 12 eggs – 1 egg every 4 days
P: 14 eggs – 1 egg every 4 days

– first egg will be ready after 5 / 4 days respectively when the adult stage starts.  there must be the breeding tree around the Pixa – ****AND – CLOSER THAN ANY OTHER thing to her (including other pixa)**** put the Pixa you want to breed on top of the star.

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MAKE SURE TO TOUCH THE BREEDING TREE/STAR  FIRST AND CLICK ON READY BEFORE YOU CLICK ON THE PIXA AND SELECT BREED. YOU WILL LOSE THE EGG IF YOU DON’T DO SO.
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after clicking on breed and you have the tree ready for that – an egg will be delivered to you.

DO NOT PLACE 2 TREES owned by SAME OWNER within 45 m.

The type of the egg you get will be based on the type of the Pixa you breed:

Pixa R will give  :  85% R , 10% M, 4% D , 1% P
Pixa M will give  :  50% R , 40% M, 8% D , 2% P
Pixa D will give  :  32% R , 25% M, 40% D , 3% P
Pixa P will give  :  20% R , 30% M, 30% D , 20% P

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you can check when is the next egg will be ready and the number of eggs remaining by choosing stats from the menu.

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Food

for 15 days  (flower) works on all Pixa of all types.

Pixa will only use owner’s food. DO NOT deed the food to groups.

Food  is enough to supply ALL number of fairies as long as they are within 20 m.  Please note that you need to put the food back into your inventory, food will be consumed even if there are no pixa’s around.

Pixa will stop functioning / growing If you forget to add new food supply after the time is over – the percentage of how much food is left can be checked via the counter on the top of the flower. Simply rezz a new one within 20 m of the pets and they will be back to life – it may take up to 20 mins to bring them back to life – Pixa will  stand upside down  if out of food and they will not function and ***you CAN NOT access the menu during that time***

It is the same for water. valid for all type of pixa’s as long as you own the food and the water. Pixa’s need to be within 20 m from water or they will turn to all black.

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Staff of Jewel

Place the staff within 20 m of the pixas and start collecting points when your fairies are happy.  Touch the staff  when you gain 350 points and a pixa jewel will be sent to you.  Bring the jewel to Teagan sim (Wraith Dragons Temple)  and find the staff jewels statue inside the shop .

Place the jewel within 20 m of the statue and click , then choose egg or food from the menu.

DO NOT PLACE more then 1 staff within a circle of 40 m diameter, otherwise you will lose the staff and all your points. A staff owned by others can be placed at any location. but they will only collect points from bregons owned by the same owner.
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Pixa -Home

you can locate all your Pixa’s  by placing the locater anywhere at your place and click on it. you will get messages of pixa’s positions  in x , y , Z.

you can also use the WD-Pixa home to turn all movements off on all your pixa’s by clicking on choosing stop from menu

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Thanks again and please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions  or concerns and we will do our best to help you.

Wraith Designs.

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Meeroos | Clover Beta Baby

For anyone who was in closed beta and open beta group…

They were sent a special gift!

It was a meeroo…a clover meeroo!

clover meeroo
clover meeroo

It is very different from any Meeroo on the grid right now. It’s dark green and light green with beautiful eyes.

I got a clover because I was apart of the open beta. It is adorable. I wouldn’t trade her for the world. I and myself are very thankful to get this wonderful gift. Here are her stats:

Gender: Female
Personality: Aggressive
Age: 0.25
Max Size: 7
Species: Prism
Coat: Clover
Eyes: Sunrise/Diurnal/Clear
Hair: Fluff Only
Head: Normal
Ears: Normal
Tail: Normal

I love her! I love the HUD, the game, the sounds they make…everything!

With getting this clover Meeroo, you have a chance of getting the different head, ears and tail traits. But if you breed this Meeroo, the color and eyes will not pass onto its baby. These are very special only for the beta testers, so keep your special friend close to your heart.

Thanks to all the open and closed beta testers for helping to get these cute critters on the market!!! Have fun with your Meeroos, everyone!

KittyCatS | PermaPet Sale

The KittyCatS have their Perma-Pet Pills on sale this weekend.  This means they are 50% off but they still cost 900L or 2250 K$.  Your Kitty’s need to be 120 days old to apply them and it will change your kitty into a non-eating, non-breeding pet.

I think the perma-pet idea is a great one, but I’m not so keen on the price.  My starter kittys are nearly 120 days old now and I really was going to buy some pills and give them eternal life, not that they are special in breed but they sure have worked so hard for me and given me a bunch of great kittys.  After considering the price though I realised it would be a much wiser use of my L’s to just go ahead and say bye bye and buy another Starter Pack for 599L if I had the money.  While I think that generally the prices of the KittyCatS vitamins, accessories etc are very reasonable I think this particular accessory is excessive in price.  I can understand that profits are lost in the making of a permapet, but it is unlikely people are going to run around making all their kitty’s permapets because that defeats the purpose and thrill of breedables.  On the other hand sl is always second place to rl and accessories like permapet pills, huds and vitamins can make breeding in sl more convenient and are a service to the breeders that will continue to support a breedable company over time.  The people that are going to make a kitty into a permapet and then go on their merry way were unlikely to ever breed in the first place.


Certainly this sale is a great opportunity for those breeders that have alot of Kitty dollars, or who have been waiting and wanting to turn their pets into permapets to take advantage.  Certainly my opinion may not be a popular one and I do appreciate that there is an option to turn the kittys into a permapet, which is something that more breedables should be adding I think.

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