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Fun Noir at The Blackened Mirror: Inworld games closing at the end of the year

»Posted by on Dec 29, 2012 in Fun Noir, News | Comments Off

Sadly, with the end of Season 1, the time has come to bring the inworld games for The Blackened Mirror to an end. The games that run purely on the web will continue, but we will be ending the games that are played on the Second Life grid at midnight on December 31st 2012. Announcing this now will give you the opportunity to play any of the games that you might have missed. Why are you closing the inworld games? Region and parcel owners have been very generous both in donating gifts and in hosting our prims for the games. But they need the freedom and flexibility to change their areas, which could invalidate or even remove clues in the games.  If we are doing this for one area, it seemed right to do it for all, so that there should be no confusion. Why are you...

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Fun Noir for the Blackened Mirror – the winners of our special contests!

»Posted by on Dec 29, 2012 in Fun Noir, News | Comments Off

At the end of season party for The Blackened Mirror, we held draws for all special games that we have been running throughout Season 1. The prize for each of these games is a chance to appear as a character in the world of The Blackened Mirror, not on the show, but referenced in The Blackened Mirror materials! We will not reveal answers here, as people will still be able to play the games on the web! The questions (and winners) were as follows: From Episode 1 – the A Day in the Life of Harland Quinn game As part of the clue in the diner (where we showed a copy of The Daily Prim newspaper, with its racing news), we asked: What links Quinn’s bet with a Broadway musical? The very first person to get this right won the chance to appear in The Blackened...

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Episode 6: Bad Blood – means Party and Prizes for The Blackened Mirror!

»Posted by on Dec 15, 2012 in Episodes, Fun Noir, News | Comments Off

Blackened Mirror Season 1 has ended – and what a shocker of an ending that was, eh? If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s now on the web. And we’re going to be celebrating the end of Season 1 with a special party today at the Seraph Club from 3pm till 6pm with Edward Pearse, who plays Harland Quinn’s friend, Edward, not only our host, but also our DJ. And Dress is definitely Film Noir! But as well as celebrating the end of the season, there will be more goodies too! We will be announcing the results and winners of the Special Competitions that we’ve been running all season – five very special games: Game 1: The Broadway Musical GameGame 2: The Hollywood Theatrical Movie Game Game 3: The Death in Velvet Murder Mystery Game Game...

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Test your knowledge of The Blackened Mirror in our new web game!

»Posted by on Dec 9, 2012 in Fun Noir, News | Comments Off

At the end of Episode 1.5 of The Blackened Mirror, Harland Quinn tells Alais Alleyn to get what she needs – and that he will need more ammo; they’re going fishing. But what other arrangements does Quinn make as he plans to leave Seraph City? Now we can tell you … Before leaving Seraph City, Harland Quinn wrote a number of letters and sent them to various friends, telling them where they might find the gifts he had left for them. And you can find the letters on the web – but you’ll have to answer a few questions that test your knowledge of The Blackened Mirror to find them! You’ll find full instructions on how to play this game, and the first clue here. The final item will lead you to a special prize – it unlocks access to part 3 of Death in...

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Fun Noir: The Lost Letters of Harland Quinn, Private Investigator

»Posted by on Dec 2, 2012 in Fun Noir, News | 1 comment

At the end of Episode 1.5 of The Blackened Mirror, Harland Quinn tells Alais Alleyn to get what she needs – and that he will need more ammo; they’re going fishing. But what other arrangements does Quinn make as he plans to leave Seraph City? Now we can tell you … Before leaving Seraph City, Harland Quinn wrote a number of letters and sent them to various friends, telling them where they might find the gifts he had left for them. And you can find the letters (on the web) and the associated gifts (inworld). You’ll find full instructions on how to play this game, and the first clue here. By the end of the game, you should have collected a range of gifts (and thank you to Elizabeth Tinsley for a wonderful gift – and to Zander Greene for...

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Celebrate the Blackened Mirror with a party, a new fun noir game and a new radio episode!

»Posted by on Dec 1, 2012 in Fun Noir, News | Comments Off

We’re going to be celebrating The Blackened Mirror today with a special party today. Join us at the Java Jive in Seraph City where there will be a party from 3-5pm SLT to launch a new game that will give you the chance to discover a little more about Harland Quinn, and the mysteries that lie behind … The Blackened Mirror. Music will be supplied by Mr Victor Mornington – and there’ll be the opportunity to hear again the opening episodes of the special radio drama Death in Velvet – can you guess the murderer? As part of the new game, we’ll also be revealing the location on the web of Episode 3 of Death in Velvet – currently only Episodes 1 and 2 have been revealed! This week we will be launching the Second Life version of the game – and next...

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