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Monday, January 9, 2017

Ozimals Bunny Update 4.3

Hello, Ozimals friends!

Ozimals Bunny Update 4.3!

Welcome to Bunny Update 4.3! Please read these notes carefully before you begin updating! 

Update 4.3 is a non-mandatory update. What this means is that your bunnies will continue eating for two weeks without being updated, though each food you have rezzed out will message you once a day to remind you to update. If your bunnies are not updated to 4.3, 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 two weeks plus 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 4.3 updater.

The Bunnybury Exclusive Rare Bunny Nest will be updated on update day, though its special traits are not changing in this update. The Random Nest and the Bunnybury Nest With Increased Chance of Recessives will be updated two weeks from update day, on Monday, January 23rd. Bunnybury Random Nests and Bunnybury Nests With Increased Chance of Recessives bought from the vendor before that date will be version 4.2 nests with no chance of v4.3 genetic traits.

News & Additions:

New Genetic Traits for 4.3 !

Wizard of Oz 2017 Elite!
Retired Eyes!
Bunny Follows now boosts Happiness!

New Genetic Traits for 4.3!

This update brings a new set of breedable genetic traits to the bunnies. All 4.3 starter nests--nests purchased directly from Ozimals--have the chance to carry and pass on the new genetic traits! We'll be adding them to the wiki once they've turned up, and we hope you'll post pictures of new discoveries to the Ozimals Flickr group!


Today, January 9th, 2017, is Ozimals's seventh birthday. Besides the update's new additions, we're celebrating in many different ways: Free food, Bingo, Ancient Everlasting Timepieces, a new limited-edition elite, and more! Be sure to pick up your free food at the main store, and read all about the Oziversary festivities!

Wizard of Oz 2017 Elite!

Also new today for Oziversary: a limited-edition elite bunny, Wizard of Oz 2017, with a chance of a limited-edition genetic trait! This bunny will only be available this month, and then he'll climb into a hot air balloon and float away forever! Check out the blog post about him for pictures and information.

Retired Eyes!

We have chosen to retire a group of older bunny eyes in this update. Remember, being "retired" only means that these will no longer be available from "starter" bunnies--those purchased from Ozimals (Warren Packs, Pair Packs, and Pet Packs)--any bunny who is already carrying these eyes will still have them, and will still be able to pass them to his or her descendants.

The eyes retiring as of 4.3 are: Lipstick, Lotus, Gold Dust, Jade Sea, Kiwi, Laguna, Helios, Chile, Scarlet, Mana, Atlantis, Goldfish, Pride, Rowan, and Praline.

Bunny Follows now boosts Happiness!

In the bunnies' last update, we introduced Bunny Follows, which allows you to "wear" your bunny and have him or her hop alongside you, rather than be held in your avatar's arms. This time, we've tweaked it so that just like a bunny worn on your Spine, Chin, or Right Hand, a Following bunny will gain Happiness over time.

Happy updating!

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



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 ( ) 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.


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.


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.

Much <3
Ozimals Team

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