A Star Makes Her Debut on HolliDAZ Day 5

Mid-week means it’s PC+ new release day. We also get another freebie today as part of the HolliDAZ promotion. Today it’s Drakkar Crew Action, which is one for all who have been collecting the Viking-themed series of products. Pose artist Don Albert, who has years of experience in this niche, is behind this varied set of poses. There are 29 in all, with the 18 rowing poses all different from one another. The product has been designed to work flawlessly with the Drakkar ship (get it via PC+ for a low price) in combination with the G2M base figure. However, if you want to adapt it for pirates, Egyptians, or any other sea voyages, this set will give you a great starting point.

*** What’s New? ***

Once you’ve snapped up the poses, expect to be dazzled. Astrid, if I’m not mistaken, means star. She is also a new character by Freja who is currently shining out from her promo banner and stealing the spotlight on the store page. This Nordic beauty might join a bevvy of other beauties in the store, but I think she’ll still manage to stand out.

An Aave Nainen outfit is always something to shout about, so take a look too at Katlyn Dress for G2F. This modest but pretty dress is just right for the holidays and was designed to look good on all ages, little girl or grown woman. Clever mat zones mean it’s easy to get a lot of different styles, including a cute bolero-top look or a fashionable cut-out on the upper chest area. As usual, Aave has packed the outfit with drape morphs to match the poses that come with the free G2F base plus those with Belle 6. It will fit all DAZ Original Genesis 2 female characters and the Zev0 Growing Up ‘youth’ morph too.

The dress also matches a new set of poses, the G2F Youth Poses. These are by Aave Nainen herself, although released as a separate product and don’t need to be used with the dress. It’s a fun set of 20 poses full of energy and playfulness.

Another exciting winter outfit is the casual and comfy Chill Out for G2F by WildDesigns. I love the natural-looking drape of the sweater, especially the cowl neck. Nice variety in the 4 jeans options too, from ripped denim to a smart stripe.

There are also 4 new PC+ items to choose from this week. Princess of Yule is a delightfully festive new MFD (morphing fantasy dress) texture by Moyra. Classic Deco Eclectic 2 from Jack Tomalin expands Classic Deco with an elegant and spacious bathroom. Just add Jean Harlow, a bathside telephone and plenty of bubbles! (You’ll earn a ‘punch’ if you buy this one.)

The GIS Project makeover also continues this week with Sarsa’s Andromeda, giving the sci-fi set an eye-catching constellation theme. For back on Earth, get the Cement Shaders and rewnew your urban scenes with your choice from 20 new presets.

*** Special Promotions ***

Isn’t it about time we had a Category Sale? Well, there’s a 60% off DAZ Original Props promotion now running. Be aware that many of these have been past freebies. Also the newest items there shouldn’t have been included since they won’t get the full discount. Still, it’s worth having a look to see if there’s something you’ve missed. There are some saddles and horse armour there that have a high base price and I don’t think I’ve seen those in any giveaways or other promotions. There are also some fun bots.

The HolliDAZ summary appears below. By now, many of us will have earned some rewards and can start enjoying the discounts.

Quick Links:

Jump straight to the HolliDAZ 2014 page to view your rewards and eligible new items.

Any other current promotions can be found via the banners on the DAZ Store Homepage.

New Today on DAZ3D: Wednesday 10th

Artist New Release Introductory Price PC+ Price
Aave Nainen Katlyn Dress for G2F $13.27 $13.27
WildDesigns Chill Out for G2F $13.27 $13.27
Freja Astrid $10.47 $10.47
Aave Nainen G2F Youth Poses $7.67 $7.67
Jack Tomalin PC: Classic Deco Eclectic 2 $11.87 $3.49
JGreenless **PC: UD Cement Shaders $10.47 $2.79
Moyra **PC: Princess of Yule $7.67 $2.09
Sarsa **PC: Andromeda for GIS Project $7.67 $2.09
Don Albert Drakkar Crew Action Free* Free*

* Free for 2 days only, and this product will not earn rewards (‘punches’) or discounts.
** Not eligible to earn a punch.

HolliDAZ Discounts

Punches earned this week Discount on Gift Card purchase Save on featured PA Stores Save on featured 2014 ‘best of’ products
5 – 9 5% 10% 20%
10 – 14 10% 20% 40%
15+ 15% 30% 60%
Date Added Promotion What’s Included Discount
10th HolliDAZ PA Store Discounts Jack Tomalin – Freja – WildDesigns – Aave Nainen 10% – 30%
10th HolliDAZ Best Of 2014 Discounts Viking Village Bundle – Measure Metrics for DAZ Studio – Stephanie 6 HD Add-On – Suite 2101 – Domina Character and Outfit Bundle – Rural Chateau Fallen – Beautiful Bends for G2M – Lofn Bundle 20% – 60%
9th HolliDAZ PA Store Discounts Winterbrose – Slide3D – smay – AprilYSH 10% – 30%
9th HolliDAZ Best Of 2014 Discounts No new additions (all previous items still available) 20% – 60%
8th HolliDAZ PA Store Discounts Orestes Graphics – Macelean – Don Albert – Dark-Elf – Muscleman 10% – 30%
8th HolliDAZ Best Of 2014 Discounts Fiends Forever Starter Bundle – Olympia 6 Add-On Bundle – Stephanie 6 Pro Bundle – Cat World Regenesis HD Bundle – Dental Plan 2 HD Bundle – Jessica Dress Bundle – AT Drone – M3D Base for G2M and Cole Bundle 20% – 60%
6th-7th HolliDAZ Best Of 2014 Discounts M6 Pro Bundle – V6 Pro Bundle – Jayden 6 Pro Bundle – Carrara 8.5 Pro – G2F Bot Armor – Aging Morphs 2 Bundle HD – The Abandoned City – The Abandoned City 2 – aniMate 2 – G2F Morphs Bundle – The Girl 6 Pro Bundle – Teen Josie 6 Pro Bundle – Teen Jayden 6 Pro Bundle – Olympia 6 Pro Bundle – Teen Josie Add-On Bundle – Look At My Hair – DM’s Secret Chamber Bundle – Generation 4 Legacy Shapes for G2F – Generation 5 Legacy Shapes for G2F – Generation 5 Legacy Shapes for G2M 20% – 60%

Flash Sales, Fast Grab and Free Stuff

Flash Sales:

  • 60% Off Entire Store — NightShift3D
  • 60% Off DAZ Original Props

View the Fast Grab deals:

Things are getting added at odd times. Currently you can get the following, but this will probably change later:

Artist Product You Pay You Save
ARTCollaborations, NeilV 1 The Dungeon Bundle $14.99 $34.97
ARTCollaborations The Control Room $8.99 $20.97
Predatron Upland Troll Armour Bundle $8.39 $19.57
Predatron LoREZ Upland Troll $7.49 $17.47
Flipmode The Mountain Rite $6.59 $15.37
Flipmode G-Suit, Bodysuit for Genesis $5.39 $12.57
OziChick Farrah for Victoria 6 $5.09 $11.87
ARTCollaborations Secluded Rendezvous $4.79 $11.17
PandyGirl Jewelry Box-Elani Collection $4.49 $10.47
OziChick Cassie for V4 and Genesis $4.49 $10.47
OziChick Janessa for Victoria 4 and Genesis $3.89 $9.07
PandyGirl Jewelry Box-Dhyana Collection $3.89 $9.07
JoeQuick Mr Mole and the Attack of the Naked Mole Rats $3.89 $9.07

Don’t miss Mr Mole and the Attack of the Naked Mole Rats — a fun late addition. The Jewelry Box collections, Mountain Rite and G-Suit were added even later on.

Get the Weekly Freebies:

Christmas Earrings for G2F can be yours for free all week. PC+ members only can also pick up some Polearms as the free monthly release. PC+ or not, make sure you claim your HolliDAZ freebies, Fan and Reticule Set (last chance!) and Drakkar Crew Action.

I’m expecting these 12 older free items to change today, but with HolliDAZ going on who knows?

  • M5 Photographic Poses
  • Hip Retro Dress
  • Hip Retro Dress Textures*
  • Animal Instinct Textures for Wicked Red Carpet*
  • Scifi Bunny For Genesis Textures*
  • Blair*
  • Mage Somber Textures*
  • Pretty Dress Textures*
  • Reby Sky Magnet Fit*
  • The Sacred Rouge Textures*
  • Laufeia*
  • Tellus Mater*

*NOTE: Check the required products for these items as they are textures or other add-ons that won’t work alone.

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