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The Rise & Fall of Gachas

The Rise & Fall of Gachas

It’s official – Second Life has banned gachas! I expected under the new regime leadership, this policy and many others will follow to clean up the grid and be in compliance with governmental regulations.

While I occasionally played a gacha machine here and there, I’m mostly a beneficiary of the extras from friends. Gacha was fun when it was cheap, but over the years, pull prices have doubled, and the chances of a rare nearly impossible. But I do realize the reason why people play – cos it’s cheap, random, and fun, unless you had terrible luck! If you can score the rare after one or two pulls, you felt like you were winning. I asked my friend Sparkle, aka the Gacha Queen, her thoughts on this policy change.

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Sunday Morning

Sunday Morning

Hello from Pemberley – my friend’s gorgeous private estate. I found this cheezu outfit in my inventory and felt inspired to do a photo. I played around with the lighting a bit to make my photo pop a little more. It’s hard to get lighting/shadows in the room AND also have a well-lit face. I used a face light to brighten my avatar here, but I would never ever recommend wearing them out.

Selfie
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