I’m quite sure that Linden Lab wishes they could bring back some of the programmers they laid off, today. A mini update to the client yesterday caused a major problem: male avatars won’t load at all!
The error message reads:
The avatar failed to load and may be corrupted. Would you like to delete this look?
Umm, no I don’t want to delete this look. I just want my avatar back, dammit!
Why do I have the feeling that we are going to have more problems like this in Sansar in the weeks to come? I look over to the right-hand-side of the official Sansar Discord client, and I see 7 staff members listed as online—the lowest figure I can remember seeing, ever (see image right). That is profoundly dispiriting.
And, even more concerning, I still do not see CowboyNinja Linden (a.k.a. Sheri Bryant), the new General Manager for Sansar, among that group.
If this is going to be the new normal, I am not liking it one bit. I have been informed that this is a problem with the default human male avatars only; female avatars and custom avatars will still load properly.
UPDATE 2:11 p.m.: The bug has now been fixed. Thank you, Linden Lab!