Second Life’s Jelly Babies – BUG?

…hat lets you set a personal limit for what you want your viewer to render. Any avatar over that limit will render as a jelly baby. But, if you change the setting to NO LIMIT you’ll find there are still avatars that render as jelly babies. What’s up with that? I’ve thought settings other than Max Complexity were causing the avatars to render as jelly babies. See: Avatar Complexity Update Week 37. Whirly Fizzle thinks it is a bug causing their… Continue reading

Why There Will Be No Jelly Babies in Second Life

…e been writing about Jelly Babies or by a more geeky name, muted avatars. They are a major part of the RC Quick Graphics viewer. The muted avatars are still going to be part of the viewer, we just won’t be calling them Jelly Babies. Render Auto Muting Jelly Babies is a trademarked name. So, the Lab won’t use it officially. Nor is it to appear in the SL Wiki or Knowledge Base. So, if we continue to call Jelly Babies Jelly Babies the new SL… Continue reading

Are Second Life’s Jelly Babies Breaking SL?

…ond Life Quick Graphics Viewer version 3.8.6.305942 movement toward being the main viewer. Of course some know what they are talking about and others don’t. erratic / ava sweater & meg leggings High or low ACI? I think – Jelly babies will take over SL soon (AKA how linden lab is planning to break second life) – falls in the ‘doesn’t’ category. utilizator404, the author, believes the Lab is breaking SL by introducing the Avatar Complexity… Continue reading

Second Life: Jelly Babies Grow Up

That little baby girl grew up into the cutest DOLL… that is sort of what has happened with Second Life™ Jelly Babies. Earlier I wrote about the name Jelly Babies being trademarked. So, the Lab is not going to use that term for muted avatars. And I certainly am not going to call muted avatars muted avatars… ugh. That give no one an intuitive sense of what is being talked about. JellyDoll and Fully Rendered Avatar. I follow Mesh Body Addicts, a… Continue reading

Jelly Babies – Render Muting

…ure. I think it will have a significant impact on performance in the long run. Inara quotes Oz talking about the notices that will appear when our Draw Weight changes and when those around us are not rendering our avatar. We will be able to control how long those messages stay on screen. We already have a Debug Setting to tell the viewer when to render high draw weight avatars as Jelly Babies. Presumably we will have that control out where we… Continue reading

Problems with Second Life’s Jelly Babies?

…found some bugs in the viewer. There is a thread in the forum where the issues are/can be discussed: Second Life 3.8.5 (305528) Sep 30 2015 07:39:20 (Second Life Release). BUG-9962 – Avatars often permanently stuck as jelly babies even when Max complexity = No Limit BUG-10401 – Blocked avatars are always fully rendered when imposters are disabled & other odd new be… BUG-10398 – Graphics preset changes to None each… Continue reading

Second Life: The Jelly Babies Are Coming

…ad some questions and this UG is a good place to get certain questions answered. So… what is a jelly baby? The picture explains it better than words. Render Muting Effect The solid color avatars in the image are what we call jelly babies. I first heard Whirly Fizzle use the term. I like it. I’ve also heard avatars rendered this way called Gumby or Gummies. I talked about this in: Second Life Performance: Render Muting. Avatars render this way… Continue reading

Avatar Complexity Update Week 37

…rs’, which means that the rendering will be a little simpler and they will be updated less frequently. Increasing this value can cost you in performance if you’re in a crowd. This does not cause them to render as Jelly Babies. RenderAvatarMaxComplexity – Any avatars over this complexity will be drawn as solid color outlines. Changing this value directly may cause problems; use the slider in the advanced graphics preferences… Continue reading