Written 17 September, 2012
My Store Finally Reopens
A long time ago Sweetie and I created a huge build in the sky high over Whimsy.
It happened organically, as it always does with us. I had taken down my Flights of Fancy store (which no one was visiting) and we were thinking about a new home for it.
Sweetie had the idea that the structure should feature some sort of gap or open space, like say a semi-circle. Why? To provide a vista. It's a Sweetie thing.
We tried several things, none of which pleased us, and then one day I pulled a huge 100 x 100 x 100 meter prim from my inventory, turned it into a torus, and proceeded to torture it. When I called it a day it provided a level surface for standing and walking and looked like this:
I'm visible in the first photo as a speck. I can be seen more clearly in the second; it should give you an idea of the size of the prim.
Sweetie liked my efforts and added walls, partial roofs, and massive rocks, creating a lower level. Pretty soon the structure looked like this:
Here's a picture taken inside the asteroid:
There's not much down there yet...
... except this hollow tube, which is a particle accelerator in the making.
Sweetie added a blimp docking tower...
...with a snooty French robot lift operator.
... and my mahjong game at the top.
A rail car transports avatars up to our PG Den of Iniquity...
... to a beautiful airship built by Johnnytreadlightly Nightfire...
... where we house our amazing assortment of games...
... including a bowling alley!
Note my first attempt at making footwear:
So-- from a single huge flat twisted torus prim we've managed to create a hollow asteroid, a dirigible docking tower, two stuck-up French robot lift operators, a railway, a giant telescope (more on that later), and a floating den of iniquity that houses our many games-- and oh, yes, space for a store!