Oh the HORROR (of Nyarlathotep)

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What horrors lurk in the demesnes of the Outer God?  Only Nyarlathotep, himself, a fearsome vision that causes abject insanity in all who behold him.  He is The Crawling Chaos.  He is a thousand different forms.  He walks among us as a human, a dark and stately man, who resembles an Egyptian Pharaoh.  Nyarlathotep oozes amongst the terrors of the Old Ones, to bring a fetid air of disquiet to even the most stalwart adventurer.

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This new avatar from Avatar Bizarre is 100% rigged mesh with a shape and an alpha.  It’s Materials enhanced to give the illusion of being a glistening scaly, elephantine-skinned monstrosity, ready to consume all who oppose him.  A HUD is included for color changes.  You can choose from seven color variations, depending on flavor and intensity of your mad desire.

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Do not be alarmed.  Be very, very frightened.

Available on the marketplace and inworld.

Horrorfest starts TODAY!!

Horrorfest is a Halloween themed event running October 18 through November 8, and proceeds go to the Epilepsy Therapy Project.

You can find the event here.

Beware!  You will find yourself lost in the woods, a creepy feeling pervading everywhere.  The trees reach out to you with gnarled fingers, brushing the back of your neck.  You jump when a twig snaps behind you.  Heart pounding, you slowly turn around, fearing what you will see…

What confronts you is just too horrible to imagine:  Dozens of gachas containing things that will consume your Linden balance and leave you destitute!  You will find everything from Avatars and Shoes to Eyes and Make up.

Avatar Bizarre is thrilled to be a part of this magnificent and horrifying event.  We have a gacha for eyeballs, naturally.

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Here’s a little close up:
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The rares are Black, White, and Machine.  Good luck!

In other news, there’s a booth attached to all this hulabaloo.  Once you’ve followed the gloomy path of financial destruction across a bridge or two, you will find a large building.  Proceed with caution, as you enter the foyer.  HUNDREDS OF BLOGGER EYES WILL BE UPON YOU!  Tip-toe gently through this chamber to the main floor, where you will find many, many booths full of goodies that you will want to purchase.  Avatar Bizarre’s booth is to the left of the main entrance.

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The two Harker Tuxedos, named for Jonathan Harker of Dracula fame, are set to give 50% of the sales proceeds to the charity.  If you buy the Jade Rock Critter avatar, the entire sale goes to the charity!

Of course, there will be other colors available for the Harker Tux after the event.

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Of course, there’s a brand new Cthulhu available for you elder gods aficionados.  Meet MARROW BONES
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In addition to all this merchandise goodness, there will be events and things and fun and stuff.  Stay tuned!

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Beware the Jabberwock, My Friend – HorrorFest Hunt Sneak Preview

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“Beware the Jabberwock, my son!
  The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!
Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun
  The frumious Bandersnatch!” — Lewis Carroll, Jabberwocky

Once again, the Alice in Wonderland bug has bitten me.  Levers were pulled, and buttons were pressed, and stuff began growing on the spine.  I fell headlong into Blender and clawed my way through its morass of morbitude.  Thus was the Jabberwocky Suit born.

In all honesty, I had been scrambling to come up with a suitable hunt prize for a hunt I forgot I had signed up for.  However, it just so happened that I had started meshing a spinal attachment that begged for something vaguely draconian, and since the Cheshire Cat, Mome Rath, and Madder Hatter had come along to supplement my growing Carroll fever dreams collection, this suit was inevitable.

As a rule, I have not been signing Avatar Bizarre up for hunts because, quite frankly, I got pretty burned out doing hunts in Second Life.  But this is one of those rare special occasions where a hunt gift is warranted and necessary.

Horrorfest, slated to begin on October 18, is a festival fundraiser for the Epilepsy Therapy Project.  Not only will there be bountiful and bootiful Halloween shopping, where proceeds will go to the charity, but there will be DJs and performers bouncing around entertaining folks.  There’s also going to be a gridwide hunt.  Each item is to cost 1L, which is an absolute steal, even if you only keep 2 or 3 items out of 150.  I mean, we’re giving out a whole suit, which would sell for quite a bit more than 1L, or even 150L (which is the maximum number of stores in the hunt).

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Close up of the Spine

But, I realize that a lot of folks prefer not to pay for hunt gifts unless they get pictures, so here you go:  The Halloween Edition of the Jabberwocky Suit.

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Keep in mind that even though you only see a picture of my avatar wearing this fine outfit, it should fit just about anyone.  The only rigged parts are the spine attachment, and the boots.  The rest can be modified (and copied) and, of course, system layers (the coat and pants) will fit everyone.  This is Gothic and Halloweenish, and perfect for folks looking for something dark and scary.

Once the hunt is over, this suit will be available in an array of stunning colors, including purple, because that’s how Avatar Bizarre rolls.  Till then, have fun with this Stygian black number.

Here’s what you get for your hard-earned linden:
Finely textured and scaly coat with flexi coat tails, a rigged dragon spine and collar, cuffs, pants, and rigged boots!  All of the attachments are original mesh from the diseased mind of Sredni “I Have Misplaced My Pants” Eel.

If you’re feeling especially brave, you can join me (Sred) for a couple of hours of my eclectically Gothic DJing at one of the Horrorfest parties, to be announced.  It’s so secret even I don’t know when it’ll happen!  So stay tuned.

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I Was Afraid to Raise My Eyelids… The Harker Tux

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“…Lower and lower went her head as the lips went below the range of my mouth and chin and seemed to fasten on my throat. I could feel the soft, shivering touch of the lips on the supersensitive skin of my throat, and the hard dents of two sharp teeth, just touching and pausing there. I closed my eyes in a languorous ecstacy and waited – waited with beating heart.” – Jonathan Harker, Dracula (Bram Stoker)

Avatar Bizarre is thrilled to present a sneak preview of the Harker Tux, inspired by the protagonist of Bram Stoker’s Dracula.  Mr. Harker (esq.) traveled to the Carpathian Mountains to make a real estate deal with the master of Castle Dracula, only to be seduced by the Count’s vampire brides.  I’m sure you all know the story, so I won’t bore you with a detailed plot summary.

Suffice to say that the events unfolded at the turn of the last century, and terrified a lot of people into making a bunch of movies, plays, and TV shows about it.  Everyone knows about Dracula.  Few really knew or cared about Jonathan Harker.  Till now.  The man had fashion sense, as all well-to-do young solicitors did back then.

The Harker Tux is partial mesh, and will be available in six colors – debuting at Horrorfest.  All mesh items in this outfit are original.

This tux includes:
Top Hat
System Shirt
System pants
System gloves
Rigged Tuxedo Coat
Sleeve cuffs
Pant cuffs
Shoes
Shoe alpha
Coat alpha

The coat should fit most male shapes, with the alpha.  Some belly and posterior tweaking may be needed, but it’s minimal.  Please try the demo before you buy.

And remember to wear your garlic if you don’t want a bevy of Vampire Goddesses snacking on you in the middle of the night.