Been in the mood to do more of the urban/kidnap RP in SL. I've picked up my bank employee role in Back End (formerly Slaver Bay). Can't say I've gotten any action there, sim's pretty quiet. I think I'm the only one who works the bank. They should just make me the manager. That could be pretty sexy for roleplay, actually...
I took another look at Dead End as well. I haven't really been there since the Jade Dragon fell apart, and I wasn't much enjoying the place at the time I left. It was pretty far to fall from liking it enough to rent an apartment there. I liked what was going on with the restaurant owner, and I did have some decent pickup RP there. (This
was done to me by one of my dA watchers, right? I could have gone for a lot more of that.)
I was actually stunned, walking around Dead End, to see that the Jade Dragon is still there. I thought it had just been shuttered when the last owner left. Although it seems like they just kept the name out of tradition - it's apparently more a bar now, so no more sexy waitress.
(Side note: Google Analytics picked up a search for "chloroformed waitress story" that landed on my old DE pics. It amazes me how specific people will be, and that I can deliver.)
I got the impression Dead End might have emerged from the dark age somewhat, and they do seem to be running event storylines now, which is good... Although most of it doesn't really seem to facilitate the kind of roleplay they're advertising.
Ahhh, Dead End. I don't get you, most of the time. You sell "Kidnap, BDSM Roleplay", but what's encouraged seems to be dreary, kitchen sink RP. And I can get that a tie-up scene is more exciting when it's happening to a fully developed character... But when I'm only getting those scenes once or twice a year?
I wish there was one "realistic" kidnap sim without all the grime and drugs prostitutes grime grime grime. The old Sinners Bay kind of had that right - I had other issues with the place by the end, but they got the setting right.
(Why is the pizza place called "Pizza Slut"? You're pushing gritty realism and I'm supposed to believe that's the name of a business?)
So anyway, I don't know. I spared some group space to rejoin Dead End. I'm not sure I see a role for me: they don't have a bank I think, and I don't imagine the new Jade Dragon would suit me. Just giving it a look.