Second Life’s Jelly Babies – BUG?

…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 jelly baby appearance. It could be a bug. It may also be that Avatar Impostures are rendering as jelly babies in this version of the viewer, probably not…. Continue reading

Why There Will Be No Jelly Babies in Second Life

…rs 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 users won’t be able to find them in any of the SL reference material and documentation. Google won’t lead them to the right place and that is a real pro… Continue reading

Are Second Life’s Jelly Babies Breaking SL?

…ers 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 Information (ACI) feature. I disagree, but I can see how some may consider the appearance of Jelly Babies as a problem. The opinion that Jelly Babies break… Continue reading

Second Life: Jelly Babies Grow Up

…as 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 blog by LilDaria resident, Daria for short, which is all about mesh bodies and… Continue reading

Problems with Second Life’s Jelly Babies?

…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 time the Advanced Graphics floater is opened, even … BUG-10330 – Some avatars remain invisible until imposters are disabled. None of these bugs are deal breakers for me, but I… Continue reading

Second Life: The Jelly Babies Are Coming

…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 when we set a limit on avatar render weight. The two main Debug Settings are: RenderAutoMuteRenderWeightLimit – Maximum render weight before an avatar is… Continue reading

Avatar Complexity Update Week 37

…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 floater. RenderAutoMuteSurfaceAreaLimit –The limit for the total surface area of attachments before switching to solid color rendering. The default (10 million s… Continue reading