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Downtimes: June 24 - July 2nd

We've got another batch of shutdowns coming in late June and early July, so that the machines can be repaired for the newest bug, the ZombieLoad CPU bug.

In general, the Genesis games (Grendel, TEC, TEC-Test) all have reboots scheduled for the absolute middle of the night, so I'll be taking each down the previous evening at midnight and bringing them back up the next morning at 9am.

The SkotOS games have always been more robust about reboots, so we'll let them reboot on their own, though there's some chance for an ~2 hour data loss. In any case, I'll be checking them after the 2-hour window when I can, though Marrach has a middle-of-the-night reboot, so that'll be the next morning.

The UserDB and Web reboots will cause some downtime for the entire site, but again they will hopefully come up cleanly.

GENESIS:

- Shutdown Grendel (late Sunday 6/23)

- Startup Grendel (early Monday 6/24)

- Shutdown TEC (late Monday 6/24)

- Startup TEC (early Tuesday 6/25)

- Check TEC Client (9pm Tuesday 6/25)

- Shutdown TEC-Test (late Thursday 6/27)

- Startup TEC-Test (Friday 6/28)


SKOTOS:

- Marrach (Monday early morning 6/24)

- Ironclaw (Monday 10pm-midnight 6/24)

- Lovecraft, Lazarus (Monday 8pm-10pm 7/2)


MAIN SITE:

- UserDB (Monday 10pm-midnight 6/24)

- Web (Sunday 9pm-11pm 6/30)
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  • *sigh*

    Well. I tried the game when it first started and I must have been in a bad mood. Because I played for about ten minutes and logged off. Never to return.


    Then I got bored and made a character a few days ago. Dannik.

    Thanks alot. Now I have a third game I am obsessed with. Between this Lovecraft and Ironclaw I don't know what to do.

    See you in the Green.
    --Thomas King--Lucius--
    "Well I Ain't Evil, I'm Just Good Lookin' "
    Alice Cooper
    "This Is Beetle, Is As Bad As Can"
    Beetlejuice
    "It takes guts to run away, you know. Lots of people would be as cowardly as me if they were brave enough"
    Rincewind

  • #2
    Glad you're addicted, Exit.

    I hope you stick around, too. The more the merrier.

    (Bell)

    And Dannik's a fun character too.
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    ::The Lazarus Project::
    :::::The future of Mankind awaits you::::::
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    :::::::::::::Katie:::::::::::::::
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    • #3
      Point #1: Dannik rocks so hard it hurts to think about
      Point #2: You're totally right though. I'm playing for like 12 hours a day now! WHERE DOES THAT TIME COME FROM!!! I don't know how I'm gonna do it but this game isn't something I can give up now. Damn you great game concept! Damn you amazingly friendly playerbase!

      I blame everyone else
      GREENSKINS - First and only

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      • #4
        There are three things that because of lack of sleep I just can't get to work.

        The e-mail in the computer.

        The hand held coms.

        The animal preserver.

        Any help would be awesome.
        --Thomas King--Lucius--
        "Well I Ain't Evil, I'm Just Good Lookin' "
        Alice Cooper
        "This Is Beetle, Is As Bad As Can"
        Beetlejuice
        "It takes guts to run away, you know. Lots of people would be as cowardly as me if they were brave enough"
        Rincewind

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        • #5
          1- Hand-held coms

          Help file- @help phones

          First you need to press your activation pad and then to call, you type: call com "Name1". The helpfile explains it a bit better than I do. For example, to call Bell, you would type: call com "Bell1". It is case sensitive too. To talk to her, you'd just murmur or whisper into your com and the message would be sent.


          2- The animal preserver

          That can be worked by aiming it at an unconscious animal. The animal has to be unconscious and not dead or alive for it to work.

          3- The email in the computer

          Help file- @help computer

          Handheld computers are available that can perform basic tasks, such as read and write email, check colony-wide announcements, and display user data. To operate a device, you need to either READ or WRITE upon it.
          To activate a menu choice, type: WRITE ON MY [COMPUTER] "NUMERAL". Ex. WRITE ON MY COMPUTER "1"

          The first menu option provides you with access to colony-wide announcements, via the game forum.

          Okay, I haven't used this one yet. The help file should help a lot though.
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          Hope this is the information you wanted, and good luck!

          (Bell)
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          ::The Lazarus Project::
          :::::The future of Mankind awaits you::::::
          -----------------------------------------------------
          :::::::::::::Katie:::::::::::::::
          -----------------------------------------------------

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          • #6
            Thanks a ton
            --Thomas King--Lucius--
            "Well I Ain't Evil, I'm Just Good Lookin' "
            Alice Cooper
            "This Is Beetle, Is As Bad As Can"
            Beetlejuice
            "It takes guts to run away, you know. Lots of people would be as cowardly as me if they were brave enough"
            Rincewind

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            • #7
              Don't mention it.

              When in doubt, just @help your problems away.
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              ::The Lazarus Project::
              :::::The future of Mankind awaits you::::::
              -----------------------------------------------------
              :::::::::::::Katie:::::::::::::::
              -----------------------------------------------------

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              • #8
                I'd like to eventually simplify how the handheld computers work. They are sort of confusing at the moment, even with help files.

                Ideally, I'll turn them into something similar as CNPCs/speech -- just click on the option you want.

                *Puts it on his 100 page to-do list*

                Michael

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