By The Waterfront at {what next}

Now available.. The Waterfront Collection…with Spring and Summer very much in mind! New releases are spread between our mainstore and The Home Show, which opened today. Landmarks and links at the end of the post.

At the main-store: the versatile and modular Waterfront Dock & Pier Set, use it to create your own docks, piers and boardwalks or combine it with the already linked configurations (with animations for singles and couples as well as non animation versions).  It’s currently 50% off  for VIP group members until Thursday  (main-store only).  Other furniture, boat, decor sold separately or as extra pieces available at The Home Show, see below.

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The following products are exclusive to The Home Show and will remain there for sale until April 30th. The Waterfront Cottages (Torquay, Seaview, Brighton), inspired by colourful English coast beach huts and each includes versions with raised deck, deck with climbable ladder, deck with stairs or no deck at all. They’re built to be optionally integrated with the Waterfront Dock. Each has opening/closing doors and lower windows, three outer wall colour options, three roof options and customisable/texture change sign. They can be purchased separately, or as a set of three to save 30% and create your own row of beach front properties!

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{what next} Brighton Waterfront Cottage Vendor2

{what next} Seaview Waterfront Cottage Vendor2

Two great accessories for the Waterfront Dock are the new motorboat and streetlight. The motorboat is a lot of fun to play with, you can take one to three friends for a ride in it, fully scripted with engine sounds, wake and two speeds.

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SLurl to The Home Show

{what next} Waterfront Dock & Pier set on the Marketplace

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Have a good week,

By Winter Thorn

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{what next} at The Arcade Gacha!

The March round of The Arcade Gacha is in full swing! With Spring in mind, we’ve created a collection of Spring cleaning themed items, some functional and interactive, but they also make great decorative props dotted around the home or garden.

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There are eight common items and three rares to collect, at L$50 a play. The brooms, mop and vacuum cleaners all give a wearable/working/animated version.

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Direct SLurl to the {what next} machine at The Arcade in Second Life:
Teleport to the {what next} Gacha Machine

Off sim shopping, the neighbouring sim where you can cam shop if The Arcade is full:
Teleport to The Arcade Gacha Galley

See all participating stores and prizes, as well as SLurls to each machine:
The Arcade Gacha Shopping Guide

Win great prizes in the Arcade Photography Contest, including {what next} store credit:
The Arcade Gacha Photography Contest

Have a good rest of the week!

By Winter Thorn

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Sledding Party! New Group Gift at {what next}

We have a Christmas gift for our VIP group members out now at the {what next} mainstore! The Sledding Party Set has 6 rideable sleds for one, two or three avatars, all with custom animations, and also includes a decorative start and finish line for sled racing!

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The gift can be found at the mainstore near the landing point or from the archived group notices.

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Please note : this gift is available to existing group members as well new members. The {what next} in-world group has a nominal join fee of L$250, group benefits include reward credits earnt on main-store purchases (between 5 -20% on each purchase, which can be redeemed to buy in-world products), occasional exclusive-group-only gifts, access to previous group gifts and 50% off non-event new releases at our main-store for the first 48 hours.

Thank you to all our friends and customers for the wonderful support we’ve received this past year and wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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By Winter Thorn

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The {what next} Gift-Giving-Guide

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If you’re looking for Christmas gifts for your Second Life friends or family, we have something to suit everyone at {what next}!

GIFT CARDS

We sell transferable gift cards in denominations of L$100, L$250, L$500, L$1000, L$2500 and L$5000. The gift cards, along with a complementary mesh gift-box can be found near the main-store landing point.  See the link below for how to buy a gift card or how to redeem a card if you’ve received one:

How to buy or redeem a {what next} gift card

SEND PRODUCTS AS GIFTS

If you prefer to send a gift, our vendors have a ‘Buy As Gift” feature, simply touch the vendor for the menu. Sending as a gift is also possible from our Marketplace store, which has most of our new products, including many retired and discounted lines, no longer sold inworld. This option is perfect if you want to send copyable items as gifts.

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 WISH LISTS

We have Wish Lists at {what next} …you can collect everything you want from {what next} in one place and add new items to your list from our mainstore just by touching the vendor. Create a Christmas list, but don’t forget to share it with friends and relatives!  You can also search for your friends’ lists here.

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{WHAT NEXT} GACHA AREA

We have a small area completely dedicated to our gacha items, each being transferable and perfect for gifting.  There’s a choice of  fun, interactive products from rideable scooters. driveable golf carts to chairs, including a ‘wearable’ lawn chair which can be worn anywhere!

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In addition to our gacha area, we also have two newer gacha items still available at The Arcade and The Garden:

Interactive Igloos at The Arcade

Wearable Hobby Horses at The Garden

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By Winter Thorn

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Avi Choice Awards

A HUGE thank you to everyone who voted for us in the recent Avi Choice Awards in the Favorite Holiday Store and Favorite Furniture Creator categories, we very much appreciate your support this past year! A big thank you also to the hardworking Christmas Expo/RFL organisors.

I’m late posting this, but as you may know the Avi Choice Awards are part of the annual Relay for Life Christmas Expo in Second Life and although the Expo has closed you can still purchase the 2013 Christmas CD “A Second Life Christmas Journey”. complied by Key West’s Liz Harley and featuring songs from 53 of SL’s best musicians, including {what next}’s own FrankLee! We have a CD vendor at our mainstore landing point, it costs L$1000 with 100% of proceeds going to the Relay for Life/American Cancer Society charity, it would also make a great gift this holiday! The track list is as follows:

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Have a great week everyone!

By Winter Thorn

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{what next} Igloos at The Arcade Gacha

The December round of the Arcade Gacha has opened! We have twelve adorable, interactive, themed igloos gacha prizes for you ..each one is themed with linked decor (sled sign, sleeping bag, mailbox on the three rares), singles animations, couples animations and props such as mugs of hot chocolate, living in an igloo manual and a telescope for stargazing.

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There are nine commons and three rares, the rares have a linked decorative mailbox and two extra couples animations. Each play is L$100. They’d add an eye-catching feature to any Wintry landscape or backyard and as they’re transferable would make great gifts too.

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Check out the links below to see the designer guide/participating stores, details about the Arcade photography contest and if you have spares to trade or sell, join the official Arcade inworld group.

The Arcade website
Arcade Photography Contest
The Arcade FAQ

The Arcade runs through to December 30th. It’s an event not to be missed, thanks to all the hard work of the Arcade staff and owners.

SLurl to the Arcade in Second Life

Happy Shopping!

By Winter Thorn

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New {what next} V.I.P Group Gift – Tiny House Tin Lanterns

We have a new V.I.P group gift at {what next} for our wonderful VIPs, The Tiny House Tin Lanterns – a set of three, in two sizes. They make an adorable Winter decoration to the sideboard or perhaps your porch or doorway.

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The gift is available to existing members and new members too. The group has a nominal join fee of L$250, with amazing group benefits including 5, 10, or 20% in rewards credits on main-store purchases, which quickly adds up for regular customers to buy future products, access to previous group gifts in our V.I.P group room and 50% off new main-store releases for the first 48 hours

The gift can be found from previous group notices, or in our VIP group room or near the landing point.

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Have a fantastic week!
By Winter Thorn

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Cocoa-On-The-Go Cart at {what next}

We have a new release at our mainstore for Fall….The Cocoa-On-The-Go Cart, which adds a lovely welcoming touch to any sim or place decorated for Autumn or Winter. Better yet, your visitors can touch the cart for a menu of wearable hot drinks or a doughnut , from coffee to the seasonal pumpkin spice latte and everyone’s favourite, hot chocolate all in adorable lidded cups!

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All the decor on the cart is included with the set (as well as sold separately too), should you wish to use the pieces indoors. We’re still experimenting with materials and many of the textures and pieces are materials ready.

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The cart set and pieces of decor are 50% off for {what next} VIP members until Tuesday evening (pay the red tags or vendor with your group tag active!), this offer applies to inworld purchases only. The cart and decor can also be found on the Marketplace.

Visit the {what next} main-store in SecondLife to see the cart inworld

{what next} Cocoa-On-The-Go Cart on the Marketplace.

Have a super week!

By Winter Thorn

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Golf Cart Rezzer HUDs at the Arcade – last few days!

It’s the last few days of The Arcade Gacha in Second Life and a great time to visit if you haven’t already. Our gacha prizes include twelve golf cart rezzer HUDs, you wear the HUD to rez a golf cart, which is highly detailed with tons of driving options, menu-driven and can seat one to three avatars at once.

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The HUDs are transferable for trading or gifting, but with one HUD you can rez unlimited carts, so you won’t have to worry about it disappearing over a sim border to be never seen again. They’re also a fantastic alternative for visitors exploring your land and one of the menu features allows other users to drive your cart and also set a home position for it.

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Picture taken by Shawneese Offcourse (poses seen here not included with golf cart)

Four of the twelve designs are rare versions and each play costs L$100 and you’ll randomly receive one of the twelve rezzer HUDs. There are several plain versions, as well as some more unique designs, each one with custom animations, sound FX and a driver’s HUD, for convenient access to the driving options, which can be obtained from the touch menu.

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Issie Button & Sam Laszlo – Picture by Sam Laszlo

Also, there’s still time to enter The Arcade Photo Contest ..you could win some amazing prizes including {what next} store credit.

The Arcade website
Arcade Photography Contest
The Arcade FAQ

The Arcade runs through to September 30th.

SLurl to the Arcade in Second Life

Have a good weekend!

By Winter Thorn

P.S Thanks to Sam & Izzie (Nerdfinds blog) & Shawneese (Pixel Pantomine blog)  for allowing us to use their fantastic screenshots!

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{what next} Golf Cart Rezzer HUDs at the Arcade Gacha

We’re super excited to be taking part in another round of The Arcade Gacha! Our gacha prizes include twelve golf cart rezzer HUDs, you wear the HUD to rez a golf cart, which is highly detailed with tons of driving options, menu-driven and can seat one to three avatars at once.

The HUDs are transferable for trading or gifting, but with one HUD you can rez unlimited carts, so you won’t have to worry about it disappearing over a sim border to be never seen again. They’re also a fantastic alternative for visitors exploring your land and one of the menu features allows other users to drive your cart and also set a home position for it.

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Four of the twelve designs are rare versions and each play costs L$100 and you’ll randomly receive one of the twelve rezzer HUDs. There are several plain versions, as well as some more unique designs, each one with custom animations, sound FX and a driver’s HUD, for convenient access to the driving options, which can be obtained from the touch menu.

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If you’ve never visited The Arcade before, you can find out all about it on the official website – which includes a guide to all the prizes available this round, The Arcade Photo Contest ..you could win some amazing prizes including {what next} store credit, a shoppers guide and a comprehensive FAQ:

The Arcade website
Arcade Photography Contest
The Arcade FAQ

The Arcade will be open for the whole of September, so don’t worry if you can’t get in straight away.

SLurl to the Arcade in Second Life

Happy Shopping!

By Winter Thorn

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