History Lesson: Who Was Billy the Kid?

As a Western role play SIM in Second Life®, you can be whoever you want to be, and this includes an outlaw.

The “outlaw” is an iconic western character, known to have robbed banks, horses, houses, shops and more.  Many formed gangs, some which are famously known to this day.  There is much legend surrounding American History of the wild west when it comes to American outlaws and lawmen.  On occasion, the two were interchangeable and a lawman might have been a bandit previously in another state.

Today we will discuss one of the most well-known outlaws of the Old West.   Continue reading “History Lesson: Who Was Billy the Kid?”

Western Historical Events in the 1870’s

This is a general timeline of important events that occurred in the 1870’s related to the western frontier of a young America.

Though the RP of our SIM is not directly related to any historical events, this is a good way to be informed, allowing yourself to immerse yourself more in the time. Continue reading “Western Historical Events in the 1870’s”

The Character Creation Guide

The following is a guide to help you get started in creating your character here. It is not mandatory to follow but is a reference that can help you get started and help you keep your story straight, enhancing your character details during role play.

Whether you have experience in other role play SIMs in Second Life® or not, you can be sure to find a place in our Bear River community.

Bear River gives you the freedom to be the character you wish to be, be that a Homesteader, Miner, Law Man (Sheriff, Marshal etc), an Outlaw Continue reading “The Character Creation Guide”