Add New Events Tool Available….

Posted on Jan 27, 2014 in Tech Blog

We have now added the ability for our users to add his/her own events to our events calendar. Simply go to “World” on the main menu of the website and hover over “Event Calendar”… a new sub menu will appear.. “Add Grid Event”. Click “Add Grid Event”, enter the required information and click the button […]

Sit Positions after upgrade…..

Posted on Jan 23, 2014 in Tech Blog

During our previous upgrade on Dec. 26th, 2014 we decided to move back to the “Out of the box” sit positions. Several years ago the “sit” position in OpenSim was different than it is today. When the change was first made, we decided to stay with the old sit position which caused us to change […]

Grid Restart and some fixes…..

Posted on Jan 23, 2014 in Tech Blog

On Jan. 21st, 2014 the grid was taken offline to apply updates to our servers and to “Fix” a few ongoing issues caused by our recent upgrade. These fixes included user profile “Notes”, search, and some group tweaks. The hope was that we would also implement a fix to allow both offline instant messages and […]

Troubleshooting Region Lag

Posted on Jan 3, 2014 in Tech Blog

One of the common questions and complaints is concerning region lag. There are many issues which can contribute to “Apparent” region lag: 1. Your internet connection speed 2. Your computer hardware – CPU, Ram, and Video Card 3. Number of people in your region 4. Number and type of prims in your region and surrounding […]

Upgrade Summary

Posted on Jan 2, 2014 in Tech Blog

On December 26th, 2013 3RG was taken offline to upgrade our version of OpenSim. 3rd Rock Grid is now running on version 7.6-Release code, but with a few custom changes. During this upgrade many other changes were made to our platform to increase our stability, performance and reliability. This upgrade combined with our other changes […]