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1 September – Ironhoof and my epic win

LOCATION: Stangard, Rohan (Lord of the Rings Online) IN PHOTO: Ravanel and Ironhoof, her Prized Isengard War-steed I was able to buy Ironhoof after months of struggling on the hard final boss of the current end-game raid, Saruman (T2). I think he and I express our joy over this epic win much like I did […]

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VR Pets: Singing Sunflower

Pet: Singing Sunflower Within World of Warcraft there is a minigame – Lawn of the Dead. This is rather clearly based off of Plants VS Zombies, a wildly popular tower defence style game. After playing LotD through a few levels of difficulty you are awarded with Brazie’s Sunflower Seeds, which teach the Singing Sunflower. This is one […]

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Yordie Na’vi & Nak-Nizi

Location: Pandora, Second Life. In Photo: That’s me as Yordie Navi. A friend gave me Nak-Nizi and she was a wonderful pet dragon.

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ScreenCap from Star Wars: The Old Republic, in front of the old Jedi Temple on Coruscant, a large tile floor with Ravanel's avatar sitting on the floor and her pet Orokeet facing her

VR Pet Challenge

IREZ VIRTUAL SALON, 7 August — Today the dam burst! Eva, Ravanel, and Trilby have all posted pet photos, of course some “normal” people even make pages, or accounts, for their pets on Facebook, so clearly it’s time for the iRez’ VR Pet Challenge! What is a VR Pet? How the hell should I know!? […]

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ScreenShot from World of Warcraft, Avatar Viya, lies unconscious next to a giant, angry Naga.

August 7 – Day 1

Location: Vashj’ir, World of Warcraft In Photo: Viya, having been knocked unconscious and dragged away by an angry Naga. Having bit the bullet and begun questing in the game again, Viya was promptly smashed on the head and physically removed from the site. Even though I have been through this on not one but two characters in the […]

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ScreenShot from Star Wars: The Old Republic of a large, pink, scaly critter approaching Ravanel's avatar, who is sitting on the floor of some Star Wars interior

7 August – It’s pink and it bites

LOCATION: Just outside the Spaceport, Corellia (Star Wars: The Old Republic) IN PHOTO: Ravanel Griffon, Gannifari Star Wars players were pleasantly surprised today by a Gannifari in their mailbox. Apparently, this was Bioware’s way of saying thanks for moving our characters to more crowded servers. Despite my concerns about sending pets in lockboxes by mail […]

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9 July – Meeroos!

LOCATION: Second Life IN PHOTO: Trilby Minotaur, Pet Meeroo Hi Ravanel, and Vaneeesa, Those Orokeets sure are cute. 🙂 My pets are called Meeroos, and I’m attaching a photo. I’d be happy to show them to you if you are ever in SL. Trilby

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ScreenCap from Star Wars: The Old Republic, in front of the old Jedi Temple on Coruscant, a large tile floor with Ravanel's avatar sitting on the floor and her pet Orokeet facing her

9 July – It’s turquoise and it squeeks

LOCATION: In front of the old Jedi Temple, Coruscant (Star Wars: The Old Republic) IN PHOTO: Ravanel Griffon, Orokeet A chaotic travel through Tatooine, gathering refreshing water and placing a large egg under a construction of solar cells in the desert, ended up with a hatched egg and a big, turquoise bird that follows me […]

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