UPDATED! Sansar Troubles: A Mini Update Causes a Major Bug

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!

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