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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Bunny Update 3.2

Hello, Ozimals friends!

Tricks and treats are a part of Hallows' Eve, and unfortunately the bunnies themselves have played a trick on us. We are releasing a mandatory update today: Bunny Update 3.2.

Here's some important information about the problem in 3.1, so that rumors and misinformation do not have a chance to spread:

Some nests from 3.1 bunnies will display hovertext similar to this:

Fur: ? Unknown ? 
Eyes: Light Lavender
Ears: Half-a-Lop
Shade: Moonlight
Mother's Generation: 15

If kindled, these nests will produce white, "blank" bunnies--though they will have the correct eye texture. These bunnies' text will look similar to this:

Size: 1
Fur: 
Eyes: Dark Lavender
Ears: Half-a-Lop
Shade: Classic

The *good* news is that these bunnies' missing furs are new 3.1 furs. The bunny "knows" what fur he has, the parent who gave that bunny the fur "knows" what fur it is, and the 3.2 update will not change that information--it will simply make the bunny capable of DISPLAYING his or her new fur. Again, the bunnies' genetics will not change with the 3.2 update, but the fur will show on the updated bunny, and the name of the fur will show in both the updated bunny's text and the text of future nests.

As is always true, you cannot update bunny nests, and must update the bunny born from that nest.

All starter packs and the Nightmare Pair packs on store shelves and on Marketplace have been updated to contain 3.2 nests.

We know that unexpected updates can be a hassle, and we're sorry to have to do one this week. As a thank-you, we have included some treats--an exclusive copiable, transferable Mask Potion in the update box, AND decreased kindling time for 3.2 nests (to fifteen minutes).

Important: Update 3.2 is a mandatory update. What this means is that your bunnies will stop eating immediately if not updated, and each food you have rezzed out will message you once a day to remind you to update. If your bunnies are not updated to 3.2, they will not be able to breed with updated or new bunnies. Remember, a bunny takes 72 hours to go from 0% hunger to 100% and hibernation, so you have three days to update... just don't forget!

If your bunnies do hibernate all you need to do is give them food, wait 24 hours for them to come out of hibernation, and then use the 3.2 updater.

If you have any questions about the 3.2 update, please ask in one of the inworld chat groups, or use the pagers at the shop to page a CSR--we'll be happy to clarify any confusion!

For more information about current bunny goodness, please check out the Bunny Update 3.1 post.

****************IMPORTANT NOTES****************


1. THE UPDATE PROCESS WILL:

    REQUIRE 22 PRIMS FREE ON LAND
    BREAK BONDS
    RESET PRICING AND
    RESET HOME POSITION!

Please check that you restore bonds, reset home near food and reprice if you had bunnies set for sale.

2.  If your update totem gets stuck on a bunny (after 5 minutes, it hasn't completed)  please TAKE THE CRATE into your inventory and delete the white bunny underneath.  Copy the crate prim description number.  File a support ticket ( http://support.ozimals.com ) and include that crate number for a replacement bunny.  Do not delete the crate until you receive your replacement bunny.

Once you pick up the crate and delete the white bunny, your update totem should move on to the next bunny in range.

*****BUNNY FOOD, THE UPDATE, AND YOU!*****

The food does NOT get updated itself; it only communicates to you the need to update your bunnies. PLEASE NOTE!! You do NOT need to buy new food!  Once you update your bunnies, they will eat any recent version of food just fine.

FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS  FOR A SMOOTH UPDATE PROCESS!

2. Prepare your update area:
A.  Designate an "update area" someplace on the land you own.
B.  Rez your updater at the center of the update area.

C. It is important to only rez ONE updater!D.  Pick up ALL third party scripted products (monitors, dispensers, servers, rings, etc.) and any other heavily scripted items in the area. These items can slow down or even prevent the update process from beginning or completing correctly. This is VERY IMPORTANT.

3. Update your bunnies:
    A.  Turn bunny movement off. Take a moment to record the bunny's ID if you do not already have it recorded.
    B.  Pick up your bunnies one at a time (do NOT pick up in a group!)
    C.  Rez up to 10 bunnies in your update area. The updater affects bunnies within a 9m radius (18 m circle with totem in center)
    D.  There will be a short delay before the updater begins; please be patient! :)
    E.  The bunnies will update one by one. A crate will appear over them and the process will be shown in hovertext above the box.
    F.  When all updates are completed, remove the updated bunnies from the update area, and put down the  next 10 un-updated bunnies.
    G.  Continue this process until your entire warren is updated.
    H.  After the update is completed,  RE-REZ ALL YOUR FOOD so it will detect that the bunnies have been updated. If you use any dispenser or server system, you need to remove the food from those systems and rerezz them.

Happy Kindling and Much <3
Ozimals Team

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