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Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by JollyRedGiant, Jan 15, 2005.

  1. Calendryll

    Calendryll MSC Commander and Donator

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    Well now that I see how much better and smooth the game runs I am not complaining. What I meant was I need another game to play during down time. I am taking suggestions........(not sure what other games are a lot of fun, what is that one that Unshra is playing? Any good?)
     
  2. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    Oh, I thought you regretted buying WoW. ;)
     
  3. Calendryll

    Calendryll MSC Commander and Donator

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    Just thought I would let out some pent up frustration.

    I AM SICK OF THE SERVER BEING DOWN WHEN I WANT TO SIGN ON!
    AAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Okay I feel a little better now.
     
  4. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    Yeah, I just tried to login too.

    No matter, I have other things I can do.
     
  5. cowofwar

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    If you spent the weekend skiing like me you wouldn't have cared if it was down.
     
  6. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    It seems to be down right now. Or at least the authentication server is down, because the login gets stuck on "Authenticating".
     
  7. Calendryll

    Calendryll MSC Commander and Donator

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    Let it keep trying. It was doing this to me last night and after about five minutes of authenticating it let me in.
     
  8. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    doh, emergency maintenance again. The patch last Tuesday probably introduced some new problems... the server has been struggling all week.
     
  9. Haite

    Haite Forum Moderator

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    All for the sake of Ironforge? It's not even worth it. What's the content patch gonna do to the servers? So Blizzard's painstaking testing takes forever and still releases buggy software...

    Blah, so I'm a whiner. I'm playing CS: Source while waiting.
     
  10. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    I guess I don't complain because I know what it's like to write software and fix bugs. Often times bug fixes will introduce new bugs that you would have never caught before implementing the fix.

    The real test of a good software company is not how many bugs are in their software, but how quickly and effectively they deal with those bugs.
     
  11. Haite

    Haite Forum Moderator

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    Your second part is exactly my view, and so far Blizzard has been running with their tried and true method of "test the hell out of it and inkle little patches out every few months" that worked so well on the single- or non-massive multiplayer games. That doesn't cut it with an MMO game. Patches need to be flowing out of them like water out of a sponge. I'm paying every three months and I don't want to be waiting six months for the game to work as it should.
     
  12. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    You have wrong information. They have released 8 pathces in approximately 2.5 months. That averages out to about 1 patch per 1.25 weeks:

     
  13. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    It has been down all afternoon and evening! I neeeeeeeed it. :twitch:

    It buuuurns us!
     
  14. Scorpion

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    Hyjal wasn't even up today(except in the early mornings). I got sick and tired of waiting for them to fix it so I went to another server and created a Tauren Shaman (Stonetalon [PVP]??) just to see what we're up against when PvPing or when Battleground comes out. Those shamans are nasty. They're like a better version of a druid except that they don't transform to fight well. They're more of a cross between a druid, mage, and warrior plus they got buffs that acts like the firey enchantment from the quest in Badlands except that it procs a lot more(like 75% of the time). Also they can summon up to 4 totems at once that can absorb dmg, deal dmg, restore mana/health, etc. Might be rough fighting one when Battleground does come out.

    Oh btw, does anyone use their racial traits? Tauren automatically get War Stomp which does a 2 sec stun. I know gnomes get Escape Artist which I use when I get caught in a trap. Haven't seen anyone use Stoneskin for the dwarves yet but those are really useful and cooldown is only 2 mins.
     
  15. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    I use blink instead of escape artist.
     
  16. JollyRedGiant

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    i use stoneskin whenever i get poisoned
     
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    I would use escape artist more, but it says instant cast, but takes 1.5 seconds
     
  18. Haite

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    More emergency maintenance tonight. Thankfully not for Hyjal. Is this becoming a nightly thing?
     

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