While I'm having a bit of a problem with actually playing the zOMG game, I'm having a blast decorating my home!
I discovered that one of the best ways to earn money is by doing the jigsaws in the insane level. You always get at least 500 gold, and sometime much more - and you can win prizes. Like clothing that I would never wear, or framed art, that was surprisingly not too goofy to hang on the wall.
The marketplace is fun, a lot like ebay, but it doesn't cost you an arm and a leg to buy or sell. Great bargains.
Maybe that is one of the reasons this is so much fun. It satisfies my need to spend, without having to use my real money.
Another aspect of the Gaia community that I find interesting is how much they promote your creative side. It's a very positive experience overall.
This is so unlike many rpg's that focus on weaponry and violence - even if it's only pretend. I really like that. The only thing that's missing, for me, is a more magical aspect. I do enjoy that.
I would truly love to design and create a variety of items that can't be found here. Searching for items to fill my home, I found it somewhat lacking. I guess when you're an older player, while it's fun to play dress-up when you're 14, we older gals look for items with a more personal nature. For example I would love a Buddah statue. I would also love to be able to put books and stuff in my new black bookcase, but nothing will "stick" to the shelves. I also like that you can dim the lights for the ambiance, but when I do that, the bookcase just looks like a big black spot on the wall. I think I'm going to try book shelves to see what that will do.
Lighting is another issue. I do know that if I put a lamp on the floor near the bookcase, the light does spill onto it showing some of the shelves. Which is nice, but putting a lamp on the floor next to it just doesn't cut it. The lamp nearby doesn't spread the light far enough. Go to my house, you'll see what I mean.l
Anyway, will close for now. I've got some things to do.
Later . . .