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About toymcbride

I belong to Walter Balazic, my Master in everyway. I reside in Littlefield Grid. I am a LFgrid Admin, I also make content for our regions in LFgrid. You can find my creations at Littlefield Mall, we have many stores that contain FREE content.

Fashions on Littlefield Grid

Littlefield Grid has come along way with content since we began long ago in OSgrid.  We had one wonderful clothes maker, Ada Wong, poor Ada was so over worked back in the day, without her we had no shoes or boots etc she worked very hard to make us girls all look great.  But since we started our own grid nearly 2 years ago we’ve come along way, many wonderful content creators have joined our family and we have many sims with shopping now.  I believe, I may be a tad biased, we have some of the best fashion in opensim.

So my post today is to show you all what is available on our grid.  We have a wonderful range of clothing, including mesh clothing skins, makeup.  This is just an example of what is available, there is so much more to see, so come on over and explore.

Thank you to all our wonderful creators.

A.W Designs – Ada Wong – Littlefield SW

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Silk Dreams Designs – Marisela Bouchard – Littlefield East

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Little Miss Mischief – Cerridwen Melody – Littlefield East

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Dirty Girl – Amy Storm – Littlefield

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Urban Storm – Amy Storm – Littlefield NE

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AfterDarkWear – Toy McBride – Littlefield East

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The Boutique – Toy McBride – Littlefield East

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Black Swan Fantasy – Amy Storm – Littlefield

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Darkstone for Men – Camryn Darkstone – Littlefield

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Menswear Boutique – Littlefield East

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LC – Loru Destiny – Littlefield East

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Eclectic – Chelsea Louloudi & Toy McBride – Littlefield East

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Les Visages – Ada Wong – Littlefield NE

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Sparkles Jewelry – Lisa Taft – Littlefield

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Baubles Jewelry – Littlefield East

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Posted by on January 3, 2015 in News, Shopping

 

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Littlefield Adventure Club Tour of Arles

Our last Adventure Club tour for the year in November was to Mudpuddle Cleanslate’s region Arles.

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Mudpuddle is the “creator of Van Gogh’s Virtual Arles, a beautifully landscaped sim showing 17 of the views that he painted during his time here. At each viewpoint I have placed an easel showing Van Gogh’s finished painting.”

When we first started to wander around the sim my first reaction was “Wow” what an amazing build, I can tell that much love & thought have been put into this region from Mudpuddle, it is truly wonderful.  The thing that struck me the most were the colours, I loved the vibrant colours you see as you explore the region.  We were also very fortunate enough to have the creator Mudpuddle be our tour guide. He is a very warm and informative host.

Here are some of my favourite snapshots.

I asked Mudpuddle to put into his own words a little about his creations.

“I first became interested in Van Gogh about 20 years ago now. I was using Acorn computers at that time and had my own monthly double page spread in an Acorn computer magazine. The article was called Brush Strokes and covered all aspects of computer art. I was frequently given new art software to either try out or review. A nifty bit of 3D software found its way to me called Illusionist which let the user set up a 3D scene, light it and then render it as a still image.

For me The Bedroom by Van Gogh was perhaps instantly recognizable to most people and so I thought about creating this painting using the new software but instead of the normal view, show the end of the bedroom that Van Gogh painted it from.

In early 2000, Adobe were working on their own 3D product called ‘Atmosphere’ and for its time, was an amazing piece of software. I tested it for a while until its release. This software allowed the user to create 3D worlds but this time you could actually move around within the virtual space. Also, it was uploaded to the user’s own server and you could meet other people, go to their creations and vice versa. Needless to say, I was hooked and this time built the bedroom scene again but also the Yellow House in Arles. Sadly after only one year, it was taken from the shelves simply because it couldn’t compete with that other online community known as Second Life.

Therefore, I joined Second Life, bought a small parcel of land and built the same there, just the bedroom inside the yellow House, oh and the grocery store next door of course. I was offered the use of one third of a full sim which I jumped at, built the same again there but also more buildings behind the Yellow House…and right at the bottom of the street, I built the Cafe Terrace and Night Cafe. Sadly the owner couldn’t afford the tier any longer and so I bought my own Homestead. Now I was really buzzing, more and more paintings came to life and I landscaped the sim to resemble what I referred to as a ‘Mini’ Arles. Again I had to let this go after two years for reasons of malicious stalking.

One year later some people who had been to my homestead and loved what I had done there, invited me to build Arles on their full sim, pretty much all of the space at ground level. There were promises that it would be a permanent fixture but this wasn’t the case and so yet again I had to take it all down again.

Chelsea suggested I move to OpenSim and join the Littlefield community where you get 30,000 mouth watering prims to play with. This I did and after about 8 months, the new Arles has been reborn and this time around, it’s the best ever….I’ve reworked some of the old buildings, remade solid doors as opposed to alpha ones, even made completely new scenes, including a few surprises that you can teleport to.

I’ve even made a machinima movie showing the new Arles with a specially written soundtrack by Keoki Trask, a ‘new age’, ‘progressive’ composer. The movie as is the music, is called ‘Le Royaume du Arles’, ‘The KIngdom of Arles’ and already has some great comments said about it on my youtube channel. The movie runs in HD at full 1080p.

After so many tries at rebuilding, taking it down time and time again, I simply cannot face having to go through that again. It’s very tiring and disheartening and now this is the 5th and final time that I will build this….hopefully it will stay in Littlefield, something that the community here can be proud to own.”
Mud, 18th November 2014

Thank you Mudpuddle for sharing your creations with Littlefield Grid.

 
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Posted by on December 19, 2014 in Events

 

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LFG Adventure Club Tours July/August

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JULY TOUR – MILL RUN – 

Littlefield Grid Adventure Club tour of Mill Run – Our tour guide Camryn Darkstone.  The creator of this region Camryn Darkstone & Walter Balazic

At Mill Run we toured Camryn’s build – Frank Lloyd Wright’s – Falling Water

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AUGUST TOUR – DOCTOR WHO SIM – 

Littlefield Grid Adventure Club tour of Doctor Who – Our tour guide Toy McBride

This build was mainly constructed by Toy McBride with a lot of help along the way from Dirk Mathers, Aaack Aardvark, Ada Wong, Camryn Darkstone & Walter Balazic…a great build is done with friends & passion.

This sim evolves quite a lot, as I think of things I build them, thankfully in Open Sim prims are no limit and there is more freedom to construct wonderful builds.  Please enjoy my homage to Doctor Who which of course is copywrited by BBC my build is purely for educational purposes.

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Posted by on August 2, 2014 in Events

 

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4th of July Party 2014

Today on the grid we celebrated 4th of July at our special seasonal party sim – Stonehaven Party Isle.  This is one of the wonderful things about OS software is that you can rez a seasonal sim up for parties!!!  Here are some pictures from the party!!

Happy 4th of July!!!

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Posted by on July 5, 2014 in Events

 

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LFGrid’s Grand Opening today 04.06.2013

Today is a very special and exciting day for us at Littlefield Systems – today we officially open Littlefield Grid.

We are having a Grand Opening Dance at Speakeasy Dance Club (search Speakeasy on grid map) at 8pm PST April 6th 2013.

There are two ways you can join us today. You can HG over, or go to http://www.lfgrid.com and create a account.  When you create your account we have some starter avi’s for you to choose from.

We also have created a wonderful HG Train Station for you the hypergrid in to.  Thanks to Camryn Darkstone for her wonderful recreation of Penn Station.

Come on over and help celebrate the beginning of our new grid, we have a live DJ spinning some wonderful tunes all night long, plus some wonderful fun company to spend the evening with.

We look forward to seeing you on Littlefield Grid.

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Posted by on April 6, 2013 in Events

 

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St Patrick’s Day dance @LIttlefield Speakeasy Dance Club

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Speakeasy dance club hosted the annual St Patrick’s Day dance – we had a fabulous turnout thank you to all that came and dressed in green.  We also celebrated Amy Storm’s birthday so a double celebration. Some pictures from the party below. (hover over to see the slideshow)

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Posted by on March 18, 2013 in Events

 

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OSGrid Appreciation Party – Saturday February 23 2013

Speakeasy on the Littlefield Complex threw an OSGrid Appreciation Party on Sat. Feb 23 2013 starting at 8pm PST to thank the grid admins and everyone who helps support this grid. This goes for all the content creators, Albertlr who’s worked so hard to help get the grid’s status ironed out, Amy who’s been busting her ass with promotion and setting up the greeters group, Hiro, Dan, Key, and Neb, the grid admin team plus their numerous Helpers.

On behalf of the Littlefield System Team we wish to thank the OSgrid admins & helpers for all their hard work 🙂

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Posted by on February 24, 2013 in Events

 

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