STÖMOL is a feature length science fiction machinima filmed entirely in Second Life®. It will be released on YouTube on 23 July 2020.
Official history tells us the sky turned red after an asteroid hit the planet and a trillion particles of dust got blasted into the air. But some people say that’s a lie. They claim we did this to ourselves.
They can’t prove any of it. From 1990 onwards – seventy years of history – there’s official conglomerate media only. Systems today don’t recognise the file formats from back then. ‘Digital Hygeine,’ they tell us.
Is truth just the story we create so that things seem to make sense, the line that joins up the dots into a picture we can understand? We think each dot can only lead to one other, but what if every dot leads to a thousand others and a million different pictures can be drawn?
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If you think this is bonkers then you’re probably right. But I’m feeling celebratory. After all, creating STÖMOL took up nearly 18 months of my life (ok, I did squeeze in the day job during that time and quite a bit of other stuff besides). And, when it comes to SL purchasable stuff, there is …
As we pass into the month of July, with just three weeks remaining before the premiere of STÖMOL, it’s time for one more preview clip. Released exclusively on New World Notes (with a short interview), the scene features me as Epi Stömol, and Ylva as Verity Certain. The music in this clip is by my …
After a long haul that began in February 2019, I’m finally ready to announce a release date for STÖMOL, my feature-length science fiction machinima: 23 July 2020. Stay tuned for further details of the premiere plus a number of events in the days leading up to it. In the meantime, if you haven’t seen them already you …