Launches Virtual Armory, Kick-Off Party Slated for May 9

Bob Johnson

SAN FRANCISCO — Those who can’t visit’s headquarters in San Francisco can now get their BDSM fix in the company’s virtual Armory created by Red Light Center.

The castle doors to are open, and web surfers are invited to a special kick-off party that begins at 5 p.m. PT on May 9.

KinkVirtual is a scaled version of's storied headquarters starting with the Victorian Upper Floor.

The grand opening event will feature hosts from, including CEO Peter Acworth.

"What Red Light Center designed for us is amazing," Kink’s Robert Levy, who helped develop the project said. "This will be the first chance many of our members have to enter our world. We're really excited to be able to expand the fantasy."

But this is no docent-led museum tour of the Kink Armory, according to the creators. features a wide-array of play spaces, performance spaces and equipment. While the space is geared toward fans of, the location is open to the millions who currently frequent the world.

" is more than a network of porn sites, it's a culture," Levy added. "And I think we're all looking at a unique opportunity to enhance the Kink experience by creating a virtual environment that will allow enthusiasts, employees, models and directors all to interact with the fetish community."

Kink noted that Red Light Center currently boasts over 12 million registered members and hasn't shied away from adult communities. Loosely based on Amsterdam's Red Light District it features a range of communities and spaces, even those dedicated to alternative lifestyles, all with the immersive social networking it’s known for.

"We're thrilled to open a VirtualKink here," Red Light Center's Zak Zarry said. "Kink is the largest fetish entertainment company in the world, and this is something a lot of Red Light Center users have been waiting for."

For more information on the site and the kick-off party visit