Friday, July 17, 2015

2015 HOBBY: Second Life Crazy Train Rally. For railroaders everywhere

Second Life Crazy Train Rally.  
For railroaders everywhere.
Model railroads in a virtual world.  Low cost.  Take no space in your house.  Do not require dusting.  Carry with you on your laptop.  Work on them with your fellow rail fans.  Ride through worlds other people have built.  Show off your train to your friends when they show you pictures of their trip to France.   What's not to like?

  • Sponsored by the Virtual Railway Consortium.
  • Held on the Second Life Railroad,
  • It is over now, but the video lingers on.
  • Starter stuff: a free Open Source VCR Train and your imagination.
  • Think Mardi Gras Floats. Think Color. Think Crazy.
  • Free, Family Friendly, non-combative event. Open to all.
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News and Notes

SciFi Film Festival

  • Deadline for Regular submissions Midnight – 1 August 2015
  • Deadline for Late Submissions Midnight – 29 August 2015

Summer of Arts submissions open Monday on Metropolis

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    Rail service on Heterocera, the atoll continent

    Map provided by the VRC 
    (Virtual Railway Consortium) 
    Click image to enlarge
    • The railways almost circle the central lagoon.
    • The Crazy Train Rail Rally ran the route marked in red.
    • Bhaga to Tuliptree. That is almost all the way around the atoll.  
    • This route takes about 45 minutes at slow speed

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