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XyZspineZyX
10-24-2003, 06:42 PM
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XyZspineZyX
10-24-2003, 06:42 PM
Sorry for OT, not sure how many here visit CWOS. But tonight your humble VFC*HOST is serving Desert Combat /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif


http://acompletewasteofspace.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=7582&sid=bcc11968ae192197da0f164e16991d0c

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T_O_A_D
10-24-2003, 07:42 PM
I just put in FH. Do I need to make several Installs to make it work in all three.

Oops I'll go to CWOS and asked be fore we get in trouble.

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XyZspineZyX
10-24-2003, 07:56 PM
I can't stand the FM's or DM's, but will admit to enjoying the fast-paced nature of the game.

Compared to FB, '42 can't even come close, but it is a bit fun to take the (clearly superior) P51 up for a bit of 109 hunting.

Another positive attribute: no one whines about vulching.

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10-24-2003, 08:13 PM
I hate the planes in BF '42. The Helos in DC are fun but you are a target for everyone.

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XyZspineZyX
10-24-2003, 08:24 PM
Squad? You guys formed a squad?

That rocks! Go challenge these losers: http://www.bucktoof.net

I hear they're easy to beat.

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XyZspineZyX
10-24-2003, 08:36 PM
Cardinal25 wrote:
- The Helos in DC are fun but you are a target for everyone.


I heard the Helos is ghey too.
Just saying.




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XyZspineZyX
10-24-2003, 08:39 PM
BaldieJr wrote:
- Squad? You guys formed a squad?
-
- That rocks! Go challenge these losers: http://www.bucktoof.net
-
- I hear they're easy to beat.



The Pigs also have a squad.
I don't play it though.



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Hunter82
10-24-2003, 11:07 PM
I'm debating wether or not it's worth it to run the dedicated server any longer...there seems to be very little interest from the community in installing the small amount of files needed. Last night there were 14 dedicated servers with an avg of 2 players in each....hardly worth the effort.

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XyZspineZyX
10-25-2003, 01:03 AM
Hunter82 wrote:
- I'm debating wether or not it's worth it to run the
- dedicated server any longer...there seems to be very
- little interest from the community in installing the
- small amount of files needed. Last night there were
- 14 dedicated servers with an avg of 2 players in
- each....hardly worth the effort.
-

I'm not sure how many people on HL frequent these forums. While the basic instructions are very simple, some players may still be intimidated by the need to download new files and make changes, especially if they haven't read the threads here that explain how simple it is. Of course, in some cases it isn't simple at all. Only last night was I able to play on a dedicated server for the first time, after two very frustrating weeks dealing with installing ubi.com. Anyways, many players probably went to HL just so that they wouldn't have to deal with gameservice crap.

But I'll be on your server next chance I get, for sure!

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XyZspineZyX
10-25-2003, 03:16 AM
Hunter, i got your six on this one. I am right with ya. I am thinking i am gonna take mine down as well and move it back to UBI. Least there it was full almost everynight. As for the "well no one frequents these forums", thas not the only way to find out. Alot of us have been spamming HL chat for two weeks now. Jiri did a global page to all users and posted info on his site. Its been in everyones face now for better then a week, yet no one plays on the servers. Everytime you start talking about it, its like you got some disease or something. Most ppl pay no attention to you at HL anyway. Kinda rude if you ask me. But hey, we tried guys, not like we can hold a gun to their hear and make them join. So look for my servers back at UBI.com. I moved the T1 back a few days ago, but the OC3 and Ubi are having a spat right now so it might be a day or so before i get it back there. And BTW, i am running a Ventrilo server for players on the T1 to use while they are fighting. So feel free to hope on the server, get in ventrilo and do some coordinated fighting. Always a good time http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif


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T_O_A_D
10-25-2003, 03:54 AM
Hunter82 wrote:
- I'm debating wether or not it's worth it to run the
- dedicated server any longer...there seems to be very
- little interest from the community in installing the
- small amount of files needed. Last night there were
- 14 dedicated servers with an avg of 2 players in
- each....hardly worth the effort.
-

For one I don't see how this got in a OT thread but its good it did so it didn't get locked.

My feeling is too many DEDI servers are on. Every time I get on its been full had to bring up the Host list to find the one I wanted. "When given a box of chocolates you ens up grabbing the one you recognise as your favorite and then work your way to the bitter ones."

So far I have only played dedi for the last two weeks. Took mine doiwn only due to the fact it won't reload the next mission and no one can tell me why. /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

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XyZspineZyX
10-25-2003, 04:25 AM
Hunter82 wrote:
- I'm debating wether or not it's worth it to run the
- dedicated server any longer...there seems to be very
- little interest from the community in installing the
- small amount of files needed. Last night there were
- 14 dedicated servers with an avg of 2 players in
- each....hardly worth the effort.


Hey Hunter I came to Play on your deidcated server but the IDC Squadron thought that Multiple straffing in an la7 was all good and fun


I was vulched 7 times in a row by the same guy in his la7
the entire other team was IDC & Im sure they were on comms as well. Laughing it up.

LOL bunch of Punks, no wonder no one wants to Play...

Main point being, is if you want people to play with, then you should create some rules that will generate some respect for other players.

Being vulched once or twice is acceptable but when yer flying (full-real/full-hardness) settings to begin with & all the other team is doing is hovering over yer base & vulching 7x or more, then Im sure you can see that is not fun for anyone except the IDC_Sqd & thus none will fly with them.

Or you might consider puting more than one base per side so that when a base is overtaken by straffing (Not bombers or Il2 or Ju87 but pure fighter Vulchering ****) then ya could have an optional base to try to spawn from.....

Or

You might try some other settings besides fullreal, All of the Dedicated servers Ive seen in the Hyperloby are all
full-hardness/full-real, what a let down imo I was realy hopeing some solid servers would host some good settings so we could have some Good DF with No lag

TX squadron where did ya go ?
You guys had a great dedicated UBI server toss it up on HL !!!

PS if thoes dedicated servers will host something besides fullhardness settings you will see thoes 14 servers get used more often.

also you must rember alot of people are pc noobs and if they have to change files & file names they shy away from that, there needs to be a self-installing zip wich would create all foders and setup everything as it should be even tho its very simple to do manualy most wont because its not normal to them.

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Message Edited on 10/24/0310:31PM by AFJ_Locust

XyZspineZyX
10-25-2003, 05:17 AM
My server has been within sight on the server list countless times. I have spammed and spammed and spammed, oh yeah.. and spammed some more trying to promote use of the servers. And i seen ppl sitting in chat waitin for spots to open on servers that had the EXACT same settings i am running on mine. But you know, i got tired of it. I got nothing but bad replys from most people about how it was too hard to change it to connect to the dedicated servers. Well to me that is a bunch of bull. You wanna know how much time Crazyivan, wildhoney, hunter, TOAD, and myself have invested just to get teh servers running smoothly and make them joinable. You can bet your bank account it is ALLOT more then the time it takes to d/l one file, rename it and point HL to it. Because thats all clients need to do. Download ONE file, rename it, and point HL to it. Does that seem too hard?

As for you settings argument. We have made post after post after post, asking what settings ppl are looking for. I have asked many many many times in HL chat what settings ppl are looking for and get NO RESPONSE. So i went with wnat info i had. Set the servers up that way. People didnt play, so i lowered the settings more. Still no one played. So honestly, i am done. I moved both servers back to UBI. And funny thing is. They are getting played? why is that? I just dont understand. Everyone wanted the dedicated servers. Wanted the smooth game play. You finally get what you want, but you dont want to use it. Well, your loss, not mine. Servers are up, running well, and at UBI. Yeah UBI sux. But least i can loggin and play on a server that is full.

XyZspineZyX
10-25-2003, 05:36 AM
Ares, Seems your venting your frustration on me LOL maybe im wrong.


I have done the File thing I even have it all setup so that I can play in dedicated non dedicated On my desktop or @ UBI
Because Im not a PC Noob & it took me all of 5 min. to do it.

As for settings you choose that your the host.
heres my prefrance if you care

No Padlock
Open Pit
Externals on

You ask why do dedicated servers fill up @ UBI?

LOL Ill tell you why & it should be as clear as the nose on your face....

The PC Newskers dont wana have to Modify files to be able to play... they dont wana break there Game For you & me its not hard at all but for someone who dosent even know how to explore C: Drive its OVERWHELMING to them and scary.

You guys havent even given it 2 weeks your impatents is as bad as there PC incompitance, Get some real Instructions that are simple and straight foward and keep them bumped everyday so there ontop of the forum then after 6 months there will be lots of Players.

It dosent happen overnight !!!

Maybe Ill wright the Instruction for you guys since none can wright in English in a clear & concice way, No offence ment to the folks that have been puting this together I know your working hard to make it work.





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Hunter82
10-25-2003, 05:36 AM
The rules are fairly simple on my server. Alls fair, vulching is a contact sport hell I even play full contact chess /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif I don't allow I-16,I153,or jets so the plane sets are very even. Some nights we run B v R year scenerios others all AC are available. The only maps that I have that have 1 base are the r v b 1940 and the Gulf of Finland maps. all others have a min of 2 bases. As for the IDC guys being in there well they should be it's my server... I'm either under IDC_Wdwmkr or Hunter82 in there....and before your buddy AFJ_Wdwmkr PM's me again to give me crap about my name I've had it for over 8 years /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif j/k

The settings we fly are actually lower than I would prefer..reason being I usully don't allow padlock but leave it on for a few people. AKD has asked for pad to be left on so I leave it on. Icon ranges are very short and only on friendly ac

The instructions for install are fairly simple...which is why I find it so strange. So many people had a cow when they couldn't use it on HL or UBI and now that it's available in a small d/l with very simple instructions no one is using it.

Prior to going with the dedicated I ran the same server style/maps for 26 players and it was full nightly. Now it's roughly 8-10 and it runs better. I think I'll probably go back to game hosting via standard FB full game...it's a shame it works really well on dedicated.

AFJ_Locust wrote:

- Hey Hunter I came to Play on your deidcated server
- but the IDC Squadron thought that Multiple straffing
- in an la7 was all good and fun
-
-
- I was vulched 7 times in a row by the same guy in
- his la7
- the entire other team was IDC & Im sure they were on
- comms as well. Laughing it up.
-
- LOL bunch of Punks, no wonder no one wants to
- Play...
-
- Main point being, is if you want people to play
- with, then you should create some rules that will
- generate some respect for other players.
-
- Being vulched once or twice is acceptable but when
- yer flying (full-real/full-hardness) settings to
- begin with & all the other team is doing is hovering
- over yer base & vulching 7x or more, then Im sure
- you can see that is not fun for anyone except the
- IDC_Sqd & thus none will fly with them.
-
- Or you might consider puting more than one base per
- side so that when a base is overtaken by straffing
- (Not bombers or Il2 or Ju87 but pure fighter
- Vulchering ****) then ya could have an optional base
- to try to spawn from.....
-
- Or
-
- You might try some other settings besides fullreal,
- All of the Dedicated servers Ive seen in the
- Hyperloby are all
- full-hardness/full-real, what a let down imo I was
- realy hopeing some solid servers would host some
- good settings so we could have some Good DF with No
- lag
-
- TX squadron where did ya go ?
- You guys had a great dedicated UBI server toss it up
- on HL !!!
-
- PS if thoes dedicated servers will host something
- besides fullhardness settings you will see thoes 14
- servers get used more often.
-
- also you must rember alot of people are pc noobs and
- if they have to change files & file names they shy
- away from that, there needs to be a self-installing
- zip wich would create all foders and setup
- everything as it should be even tho its very simple
- to do manualy most wont because its not normal to
- them.


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Hunter82
10-25-2003, 05:42 AM
I was actually thinking of just making a self installer with all the renamed files and putting it out for d/l that way.....


I think the patience thing has to do with the fact all of us spent many hours/days/weeks fixing this for the community since it was such a flame fest 5 minutes after it came out only to find no one using it. It really only starts to solidify in my mind what I think is the case alot of the time here.....people just biatch to hear themselves do it....



AFJ_Locust wrote:

- Maybe Ill wright the Instruction for you guys since
- none can wright in English in a clear & concice way,
- No offence ment to the folks that have been puting
- this together I know your working hard to make it
- work.


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XyZspineZyX
10-25-2003, 05:44 AM
The more i read the more...disapointed i am, UBI really screwed the pooch on this one with the "only thru UBI" crap , T he few times that i have logegd into the HL FB room i see 20 or so server and most are empty with almost 200 players logged in /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif , The whole FB thing makes me sad...i love the game but there is way more complaing going on now then there was with IL2, I hope it all gets fixed soon.

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Hunter82
10-25-2003, 05:48 AM
OK let me repeat myself for the 6000 time..... THERE IS NO ONLY THORUGH UBI THING or 3 shooters on the grassy knoll..... this is a problem that was created in 1.1B patch and still is present. The server interface was for UBI....they aren't going to make one for a 3rd party app like HL that's Jiri's job... FBD works fine with it and I use that nightly.


Jesus you guys need to get a grip and figure this out...all your UBI bashing is so friggin stupid it's getting pathetic.


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XyZspineZyX
10-25-2003, 05:49 AM
Those comments are not directed at you. Its just that we have done our homework, got it working and now its like everyone is so what. I have been waiting for this dedicated server since the game came out. Now we got it and we aer still in the same place. So its lil frustrating. As for your simple instructions, here they are http://www.netwings.org/dcforum/DCForumID18/2564.html . I pasted them for 6 hours one night. Every 15 minutes. On a saturday to boot. Pretty sad huh, i sat infront of my PC for 6 hours pasting that to chat on a saturday. I think so too. And i understand about your saying give it time. But after 2+ weeks, to have NO ONE on the servers. Thats horrible. I just cannot see wasting the Bandwidth of these two servers to sit there empty. I in no way, shape, or form pay for the Bandwidth, but members of my clan do. I am not going to waste what they have so openly given us to use.


Oh, and you wonder where the TX guys are. They are flying on my servers at UBI. Just about everynight you will find 4-6 of them on the servers.




Message Edited on 10/25/0304:50AM by Ares_22nd

XyZspineZyX
10-25-2003, 06:05 AM
Wido give him hell.........

Muahahahahahahahahahahahahah

Hunter I Know how ez it is to join dedicated in HL, I thought more would get involved right away as well.

I also thought there would be more Ded.server diversity for hardness settings.

Like 7 Fullreal & 7 Non-fullreal /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

I skip around into them just to see some of the setups & many are very, very Nice with great scripts & all....

I thought for sure many people would be joining them.

But I realy feal that some of the De-structions that have been posted here for the clients to learn how to Join were Unclear in one way or another. So they were discourged to try it.

I had to decifer them for myself to get it to work, once I seen the concept, I was able to then make it all work easily.

I can join non-dedicated & dedicated @ HL same @ UBi also I can play on my PC all that without renaming files over & over... Ill wright the Instructions maybe that will help get people motivated to join DED then again maybe not.

then again maybe my instructions will be the worst LOL

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XyZspineZyX
10-25-2003, 06:24 AM
Sorry Ares_22nd I can understand your instructions Sir but most PC noobs cant & therfore wont do it for fear of breaking there PC or there Game.


I shall re-wright them I dont know if it will Help but I hope it will.

Hunter thats a good Idea...

Problems arise tho when people dont have the game installed to default Dir.

Maybe you have a way around that with a read.me included in yer selfextractor package.

I understand your frustration Ares.

Hunter I think that youve herd so much *itching that now your ears are deaf to the real problems like the 70000mb dedicated server DL /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif as you know the new FBserve.exe is much smaller than that /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

Joining dedicated & hosting dedicated shouldnt be very much differance in size also the instructions that came with the ded.exe are Pathetic Come on even you can surley admit that

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T_O_A_D
10-25-2003, 07:51 AM
Hunter82 wrote:
- I was actually thinking of just making a self
- installer with all the renamed files and putting it
- out for d/l that way.....


Yep Like I said On TS the otherday I can make a EXE but they will still have to redirect Hyper. to the correct il2fb.exe And if thats the problem, then yes they must suffer noobness. Man all the noobs knew how to Hack CFS LOL
It's the game that taught me nearly everything I know. CUT PASTE COPY /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

I really think the only way to fix it is to talk Jiri into an update. But I think its unlikely.

My whole squad, (active players) have done it. But we are a bunch of missfits in society we all have weird shifts or are under MOM and Dads rules yet. So you seldom see more than 4 of us on at anyone time./i/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif


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10-25-2003, 08:59 AM
what exactly are people like me getting blamed for ? not using servers we dont know anything about ?
can someone shed some light on what is going on here ?

while i regularly check the ubi forums this whole dedicated server thing totally went by unnoticed.
it might have to do with me living in a different timezone hence catching different topics than europeans/americans.

i know there was some upset with the dedicated server but that i have to install new files for whatever reason i just read for the first time. if this is true which files do i need to download ? where are they located ? why isnt this in a sticky topic ? oh right , this forum might not be able to create stickys... pffff

am i not seeing servers in HL ? are there servers i can not join ?

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XyZspineZyX
10-25-2003, 09:05 AM
Gents....

Ok, here is how I see it as an "outsider", not having anything to do with the "hacking" job that makes Ded servers possible on HL. (No offence meant by the term hacking, BTW..but it is a hack none the less.)

It took me over a week to get the thing to work. Why? Because Ivan's and WildHoney's instructions were overly complex. Like most things that have to do with computers, the people writing the instructions know what they mean, but the end user almost never does. Finally Sparx walked me through it one night and bingo! Thanks for the help!!!

Some of you know me, I fly a lot, I'm no n00b, but I'm not in the IT business either. Computers to me are merely the means by which I persue my hobby, they are not an end in themselves. This is the hurdle you must jump to make the dedicated server popular.

1. Make it a simple self extracting program. No file manipulation, no renaming, no anything but a mouse click...

2. Make it LOOK professional. Give it a clever name. Package it as if it were a gold release. It has to look bullet proof, not like a backdoor workaround.


I am not biatching here. I WANT the dedicated server to work and be the NORM. But to do that you have to convice the 90% of users out there that it is a safe, stable, and long lived thing.

Remember, most people who play the game are not programmers, or techs of any kind. So make it so simple that everyone can do it first time.

And please don't give up yet.

I plan to start my own Ded server in the next week or so, so please keep at it.


Thanks for all the hard work......

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T_O_A_D
10-25-2003, 09:30 AM
eskimo-FHmod wrote:
- what exactly are people like me getting blamed for ?
- not using servers we dont know anything about ?
- can someone shed some light on what is going on here


Go here http://wildhoney.nightmail.ru/il2fb/


And if thats not enough enfo then try it this way. Same Same but From Ivan.

crazyivan1970 wrote:

Please take a look at those simple instrictions, it`s THAT EASY to be able to join BOTH, Dedicated and Non-Dedicated servers.


1. If you don't have UBI game service app installed, install that first. Can be found here http://gamingzone.ubisoft.com/packages/GameService.exe or on just about any game from UBIsoft.

2. Download the FBserver.zip package from http://www.rmutt.netfirms.com/FBServer.zip. Create a new folder in our IL2 FB dir and extract the file into it.

3. Open the file (doubleclick on it) and goto options/prefernces. In the bottom of the window, set the IL2-FB game path to il2fb.exe that is in your instal dir for IL2 FB. If you didnt change it durning your game installation, it will be C:\Program Files\Ubi Soft\IL-2 Sturmovik Forgotten Battles\il2fb.exe. Just click on the locate button and point it to this file.

4. Rename the FBserver.exe in your /launcher folder (or whatever you called it) to il2fb.exe

5. Start Hyperlobby. While clicking on the connect button, hold down Control - Shift. This will open another window that will allow you to change the location of il2fb.exe for your game. Change this to the newly installed launcher app. If you used the dirs i suggested, this will be C:\Program Files\Ubi Soft\IL-2 Sturmovik Forgotten Battles\launcher\il2fb.exe.

Big thanks to Ares_22nd for making instructions even easier!!



Dedicated Servers are waiting for you!!!

VFC*HOST

|FAST|_OC3

|FAST|_T1 and others. Just look in decription if it says FBServer needed.

Don`t miss out on this!!!

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Oh and I just tried to use Winrar and make a self installer.And failed Fbserver didn't have the Path saved in its program after compressing it and installing into anther machine. I really thought it would work that way since all I did was compress the files from mine. I'M NO PROGRAMMER Thats for sure. LOL




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XyZspineZyX
10-25-2003, 12:01 PM
Well unfortunatly, I dont see anyway to make this a download and run thing. Sure we could make and installer that will make the /launcher folder and put the fbserver in there renamed already. But you would still need to redirect Hyperlobby and the FBserver to the appropriate files. The only way around this is if Jiri works this into the Hyperlobby client somehow. It would be simple actually, just need to make it so that if you are joining a server it loads one exe, and if you are going to host it will run the other. Then we could make an installer and all is well. But i dont think that is going to happen. And yes i realize that most ppl are not that computer savy, but this really isnt that hard. Download one file, make a folder, rename the file, redirect two programs. Its that simple. Hell maybe someone needs to make a set of instructions that has Pictures. I just havnt had the time to do it here this week. Next problem i am hearing is that if you redirect Hyperlobby to the fbserver.exe, you cannot host coops. Ok, here is all you have to do for this if you followed my instructions. Your redirected HL is now pointed at (provided you didnt change install dir) C:\Program Files\Ubi Soft\IL-2 Sturmovik Forgotten Battles\Launcher\il2fb.exe . So you wanna host a coop. So you disconnect, hold control - shift and click on teh CONNECT and remove the \Launcher from the command line. Done. Simple. Then if you wanna join ded servers again, repeat and add the \launcher back in. Done. I wish you didnt need to do all this, but at the same time, its not very hard. A matter of inconvience, well what doesnt make ppl b*tch these days. It a matter of, do you want to play on 32 person servers with no lag. I do. Most of the servers that are hosting thru the game, once they get to bout 25 players or so, it start to get choppy. Well not on ded servers. Smooth as silk. The server i hvae on a T1 line runs 32 people and a Ventrilo server to boot. And there is no lag. But, the decision is in the hands of the users now. I personally am leaving both my servers at UBI till i see a reason to move them to HL.

ElAurens you are welcome for the help the other night getting the install to work.

S! and happy flying

Ares

aka FAST_SPaRX

XyZspineZyX
10-25-2003, 04:02 PM
Ok I'm kinda like "eskimo". Not so much a nOOb but I have not flown a lot of FB until lately. I read about he DH and said "Cool" I can do that. NO problemo, installed and working. I get this Grey launching screen up.

Guess what?? How the hams do I know a Dedicated server from a ****ty server? Hey, I look at the server list and say OK there's a game there. There's 20 pilots. I'm in. If your server is there, MT, I am not going in. No way!

I think people need more time to understand whats going on here. For one thing.. I don't see any difference in a Ded or Non-Ded server. What am I to see? Your server could be VHS*Host_Ded. Give us a clue. Patience is a virtue!! Who knows you in HL? Do they read the boards. You guys a like gardeners that want to plant on Monday and harvest on Sunday.

It is important to thank you guys for your work. Txs! If your going back to UBI then best of luck to you. I don't play there.
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