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Anywhere Doors

Saturday, December 27th, 2008
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The shortest distance between two points is an Anywhere Door. Based on portable door technology, these wooden portals look just like regular doors but each pair of Anywhere Doors can connect any two points within the same region. Just open the door and click on it to walk through. Anywhere Doors, the teleport system made […]

Orrery Lamp

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008
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The Orrery Lamp that has been lighting the second floor of the Curio Obscura is now available for purchase! It has been enhanced to work as a single object with low-impact client-side rotation which accurately models the orbital periods of the inner planets of the Solar System. This orrery looks great on the ceiling or […]

Happy Missile

Sunday, July 13th, 2008
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So your neighbors have a Super Fun Cannon, do they? When it comes to household armament, you can’t afford to fall behind. If you love your children and want them to grow up happy, it’s time to invest in a Happy Missile. You do love your children, don’t you? Don’t you? Install this Happy Missile […]

Super Fun Cannon

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008
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With this lovely sculpted and scripted cannon on your roof, you need never lose another argument with those pesky neighbors again! Hop right in and enjoy FUN FUN FUN! Filled with plenty of good old-fashioned, wholesome gunpowder. I first built the cannon several months ago but, just as I was about to release it, the […]

Camera Hat

Monday, May 12th, 2008
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The Camera Hat may look like the Topter Hat when worn but, when activated, it flies off of your head on its own. Your admirers will gasp in awe as they watch your hat swoop about the room, tracking your client camera, then fly back to perch upon your noggin once more.

Curio Obscura appears in Vain, Inc.

Friday, May 2nd, 2008
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Released today, the SL fashion and lifestyle magazine Vain, Inc., Issue 9 featured an article on fancy furniture and, on page 36, the model posing in front of a very nice bed is wearing Curio Obscura’s Clockwork Edwardian Dress and Hat! This marks Curio Obscura’s first appearance in a Second Life magazine! Yay, me! I […]

Clockwork Inside

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008
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Revisiting the texture of my copper Clockwork Automaton, I created this alpha layer as undershirt, shirt, or jacket. Just the opening, laces, and clockwork are opaque so that the avatars own skin will show through. Clockwork Inside is a nice accessory when you want to show the world that you may be soft and warm […]

Topter Hat and Extendo-Leg Shoes

Friday, April 18th, 2008
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I don’t think these entries are really in chronological order. Now that I think about it, I think I made the Topter Hat before I made the first version of the BroomCycle since they both use the same script technique for detecting when the player begins and ends flying. The Topter Hat is a top […]

Clockwork Automaton Gentleman

Friday, April 18th, 2008
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People kept asking for a male version of my clockwork skin and I finally got around to modifying it to match. This involved developing a new set of lightmaps, redesigning much of the torso and hip area, and a lot of experimenting with the face since I wanted a more chiseled look there for the […]

Tight Skirt Animation Override Set

Friday, April 18th, 2008
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After trying out tight pencil skirts and mermaid dresses, I noticed a frequent problem. When you walk, the stride of your legs does not reflect the tight skirt, resulting in unpleasant stretching and distortion of the skirt. Ideally, you would want your stride to be restricted, causing you to take smaller steps, when wearing a […]