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Join Us for the Gallifreyan Embassy & Doctor Who: Podshock May 2010 Second Life Meet Up


Administrator - Posted on 25 April 2010

It's our spring Second Life meet up and what better way to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Gallifreyan Embassy. Come together with other Doctor Who and Torchwood fans no matter where you are geographically located, all you need is broadband internet and a computer capable of running the free Second Life software.

Second Life Meet Up May 2010

Our seasonal meet ups are a fun and fantastic way to connect with other fans without even leaving the comfort of your own home. Each meet up has been grown larger and larger.

All we ask of you is to be mindful of others who may not have seen the current episode of Doctor Who that will go out on that Saturday or the two episodes prior (most countries outside of the UK are two weeks behind).

Join us on Saturday, 15th of May when we all come together once again for a Gallifreyan Embassy / Doctor Who: Podshock virtual meet up!

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It doesn't matter where you live, there are flights to book, no train tickets to buy, no long car trips to endure… but there are TARDIS' to ride in Second Life! All you need is a broadband internet connection and reasonably current computer (Mac or Windows) to join us. The Second Life software is free to download and use.

Come and meet other fans like yourself on 15 May 2010. Stop by any time you like that day, though you will not want to miss the special events taking place that day starting at 1pm SLT (Second Life Time = Pacific time in the US) when Victor1st will be giving demonstrations of the TARDIS console. There are various Doctor Who and Torchwood simulations which many had not seen last time because they did not want to leave the party. So before the DJ and party begins, you now will have a chance to check out the various incarnations of the TARDIS console room, peruse the virtual Doctor Who museum, and more. Perhaps even visit the Torchwood Hub. 

Then at 3pm to 6pm SLT the DJ and dancing begins. Join the fun.. it doesn't matter if you can dance in your first life or not, you will be able to do so in Second Life. Don't be shy, meet up with other Doctor Who: Podshock listeners, hosts, correspondents, regular contributors, Gallifreyan Embassy members, and Doctor Who and Torchwood fans.

It takes place in Katrina (Cardiff and the Doctor Who Experience) on Second Life like last time (clicking on the linked Katrina name will bring you to the location in Second Life). See the video below of Victor1st giving an introduction to Second Life and the land of Katrina.

Victor's previous video introduction (dating back to our August 2009 meet up):

Please note that this video above was prepared for our meet up last August. There are always improvements and changes taking place in Katrina where we hold our meet ups..

(You will need to use the Second Life client software available free for Mac or Windows. Although not required, a microphone and headphones helps as you can speak and interact with others without having to type things out).

Once again we thank Terry Lightfoot and Nik Hewitt along with Victor1st and HBK, for their continuing collective help and efforts putting together these amazing events for us on Second Life.

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