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by punkUser
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: The Winter Draft Series 2017
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 41
Views: 2159

Re: New GoS Accounts!

Or just log in as a guest......... (this should be a bot by this point).
by punkUser
Fri Aug 25, 2017 3:44 am
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Web site (and ranked room) change soon
Replies: 26
Views: 544

Re: Web site (and ranked room) change soon

For the technical people, would you mind posting some notes of your progress and findings as you go along? As nice as it is for a black box to just work, there is some entertainment value in learning how it is working. That's what I try to do with the occasional posts here, but it obviously gets ti...
by punkUser
Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Web site (and ranked room) change soon
Replies: 26
Views: 544

Re: Web site (and ranked room) change soon

punkuser (very condescendingly)) If you're being honest you'll admit people deserve it (and more) :) And yeah, just to be clear I have no intention of shutting down GoS or even stopping development. The point that many seem to have missed here is that it was a significant amount of effort to move t...
by punkUser
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:21 am
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Web site (and ranked room) change soon
Replies: 26
Views: 544

Re: Web site (and ranked room) change soon

Reading comprehension... sigh...

Alright guys, this will be simpler if I just say no and you guys bitch and get over it so there you go: not doing it. I'll continue to support tournaments as best as possible (you're welcome :)) but lets just close the conversation on ranked.
by punkUser
Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Web site (and ranked room) change soon
Replies: 26
Views: 544

Re: Web site (and ranked room) change soon

Guys let's get real for a second: giving points for playing games is what it did before, and I said I can basically turn that sort of simple thing back on the future again. But that's basically all it's going to do, and if people are fine with that, great. Beyond that I really don't care to hear eve...
by punkUser
Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Web site (and ranked room) change soon
Replies: 26
Views: 544

Re: Web site (and ranked room) change soon

There's always the possibility of doing something else with it in the future, but as I've explained there's really no way to make it any "better" than it was unless we get thousands of players all of a sudden (I probably know more about this than everyone else here combined so don't waste ...
by punkUser
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:39 am
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Web site (and ranked room) change soon
Replies: 26
Views: 544

Re: Web site (and ranked room) change soon

I'm not going to go into this in detail again as you can find it in the archives, but suffice it to say ranked is completely pointless without a much larger player base. Hence why the current GoS stuff basically just gives you points for winning games. Bungie's system was just ELO, like everyone els...
by punkUser
Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:50 am
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Web site (and ranked room) change soon
Replies: 26
Views: 544

Re: Web site (and ranked room) change soon

All stats are recorded for every game played on the metaserver, so nothing is being lost here. It's just a question of how to aggregate them. All ranked rooms did was basically aggregate games played in there while not including games played in other rooms. It would be fairly easy for me to maintain...
by punkUser
Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Web site (and ranked room) change soon
Replies: 26
Views: 544

Web site (and ranked room) change soon

Hey guys, Just wanted to give the heads up that I'll be switching over to the "new" web site in the near future that is hosted directly by the metaserver instead of a separate web app. The main benefit is lower hosting costs and maintenance for me, but it also makes it easier for me to upd...
by punkUser
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Myth World Cup 2017
Topic: OK, I'm lazy
Replies: 7
Views: 318

Re: OK, I'm lazy

Eh no issues with your post PK - addressing the usual sass from LSO ;)
by punkUser
Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:04 am
Forum: Myth World Cup 2017
Topic: OK, I'm lazy
Replies: 7
Views: 318

Re: OK, I'm lazy

This is all very concisely explained on the FAQ page of GoS, as well as numerous threads here. It's fine that PK is being "lazy", but the laziest thing you can do is just log in as a guest :) The point I feel compelled to continue to make is that most people should not even need to "u...
by punkUser
Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:01 am
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: Myth II steam group and Admin request
Replies: 2
Views: 185

Re: Myth II steam group and Admin request

I can add steam ID to the http://metaserver.gateofstorms.net:8080/status.json info. That should give you what you need. A web site update that should go live soon-ish will also provide links to the steam profiles of GoS players from the user pages (which in turn are linked from the live info).
by punkUser
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Myth World Cup 2017
Topic: OK, I'm lazy
Replies: 7
Views: 318

Re: OK, I'm lazy

Or just be a guest - seriously :)
by punkUser
Wed Jul 05, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: GoS account
Replies: 6
Views: 227

Re: GoS account

Should work again.
by punkUser
Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:09 am
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: GoS account
Replies: 6
Views: 227

Re: GoS account

Yeah just go to the site and click "account" and it'll tell you your password after you log in via Steam. If you lose your Steam password you can use their forgotten password link, etc. You basically don't have a GoS "password" anymore - just the site gives you a token you can en...
by punkUser
Mon Jun 12, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Account page
Replies: 3
Views: 169

Re: Account page

Found the issue and it should be resolved now - sorry for any inconvenience and let me know if you have issues going to the account page in the future.
by punkUser
Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Account page
Replies: 3
Views: 169

Account page

Hey guys, just wanted to let you know that there seems to be some sort of issue with the Steam account login on the web site. Logging into the metaserver and playing still works normally but going to check your credentials on the site has some sort of issue. At a quick glance, it looks like Steam mi...
by punkUser
Mon May 22, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: server down?
Replies: 2
Views: 187

Re: server down?

It may have been down - I rebooted it in case.

Have to address a few RAM usage issues that pile up after a while now that it's on a smaller VM. Just been out of town and haven't had a chance yet.
by punkUser
Wed May 03, 2017 2:58 am
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Archive of GoS forums
Replies: 5
Views: 225

Re: Archive of GoS forums

I gave the full database dump to garnish before Myrgard was brought up so he should be able to restore the relevant stuff. I still have a copy if need be as well... no intent on deleting it but the idea was for at least whatever relevant parts of it to be hosted here ultimately.
by punkUser
Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:37 am
Forum: The Winter Draft Series 2017
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 41
Views: 2159

Re: New GoS Accounts!

You can always get your credentials at any time by just going to GoS and clicking Account.
by punkUser
Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:30 am
Forum: The Winter Draft Series 2017
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 41
Views: 2159

Re: New GoS Accounts!

As noted, I'd highly encourage you guys just to play as guests when not doing tournament stuff anyways. There's really no downside to that.
by punkUser
Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: The Winter Draft Series 2017
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 41
Views: 2159

Re: New GoS Accounts!

If you've gotten to the part where it gives you a username/login you should be good. Enter that exactly as shown into the fields when logging in. Remember to enter the "u#####" thing as your login, *not* your nick name. Beyond that, hard to know - careful of misreading some stuff in the fo...
by punkUser
Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: The Winter Draft Series 2017
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 41
Views: 2159

Re: New GoS Accounts!

Due to an unfortunate set of circumstances, most of you guys will likely have to relink/create your accounts on the GoS web page next time you log in. You won't have lost anything (colors, etc), but you just have to do the process one more time from the site. If you never had a GoS forum account, ju...
by punkUser
Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Impersonator or GoS error?
Replies: 4
Views: 267

Re: Impersonator or GoS error?

Yeah you can still tell by ID. In the future there will be a link from the user page to the associated Steam account so it'll be more obvious.
by punkUser
Fri Mar 03, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: @punk: stats with guests in game
Replies: 2
Views: 226

Re: @punk: stats with guests in game

Thanks for reporting and debugging this a bit! I think I may have found the potential issue. I've pushed a fix to the metaserver and did a quick test game that seems to work (http://gateofstorms.net/games/177238), so please let me know if you can confirm/deny whether it is working. Regarding the cor...
by punkUser
Fri Nov 25, 2016 5:41 pm
Forum: The Winter Draft Series 2017
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 41
Views: 2159

Re: New GoS Accounts!

Once you create an account, just log in as guest/guest. Without rank and so few players there is no reason to even have an actual account, if this all seems complicated. Just sign up and log in as a guest to the server to play myth. I totally agree with this - there are very few limitations on gues...
by punkUser
Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:20 am
Forum: The Winter Draft Series 2017
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 41
Views: 2159

Re: New GoS Accounts!

:) So does that mean this game will be on steam soon? :) No, this is unrelated. It's the equivalent of "log in via facebook, google, etc". Also the link for the account creation is broken right now. Oh weird, thanks for the heads up. Should be fixed now. Will have to try and track down wh...
by punkUser
Tue Nov 22, 2016 6:35 am
Forum: The Winter Draft Series 2017
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 41
Views: 2159

Re: New GoS Accounts!

Let me get this straight. I have to have a Steam account to play myth now? You can always play as a guest with very few differences these days. If you want to register for whatever reason then yes, you need a Steam account. You do not have to install Steam, but you do need to register for an accoun...
by punkUser
Mon Nov 21, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: The Winter Draft Series 2017
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 41
Views: 2159

Re: New GoS Accounts!

Whats next thing to do? I put this logn and pw at myth and didnt work. What do i need do to login in at gos again? Read the top post - you need to click "account" at the top and follow the instructions from there. Pogue: Current plan is new forums will live at http://www.myrgard.com/. TBD...
by punkUser
Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:16 pm
Forum: The Winter Draft Series 2017
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 41
Views: 2159

Re: New GoS Accounts!

Lord---Scary Owl wrote:So can we keep our original name if we want

Yes, if you "link" your account everything stays the same really - all your new games and such continue to show up on your games page. After the update you can change your nickname each login as you wish regardless just like classic Bungie.net.
by punkUser
Sun Nov 20, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: The Winter Draft Series 2017
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 41
Views: 2159

Re: GoS Account Transition

Ok the update will be going live today! The ability to link your account and get your new credentials is already live. Click the new "account" link at the top and follow the instructions.
by punkUser
Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:17 pm
Forum: The Winter Draft Series 2017
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 41
Views: 2159

Re: GoS Account Transition

as a sidenote, enhancing the autohost functionality so that others can access and control the game options using someone else's host would be kind of cool. Might not be too hard to do either. Nothing is going to get added to autohost at this point - it's a messy feature that is hard to modify and b...
by punkUser
Tue Nov 15, 2016 4:26 pm
Forum: The Winter Draft Series 2017
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 41
Views: 2159

Re: GoS Account Transition

so is garnish going to need 5 different steam accounts, one personal and 4 for autohosts? If he wants to autohost in ranked rooms, yes. But remember a few things: 1) autohosting only really makes sense in unranked rooms in the first place due to the uncontrollable nature of autohost 2) autohosting ...
by punkUser
Mon Nov 14, 2016 4:31 pm
Forum: The Winter Draft Series 2017
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 41
Views: 2159

Re: GoS Account Transition

I am lost. I do not understand what any of that means. It should be clearer when you see it. It's really not that complicated - you'll basically just click a button to log in via Steam on the web site (similar to how you'd log in via Facebook or Google or whatever else), then enter your forum crede...
by punkUser
Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:54 pm
Forum: The Winter Draft Series 2017
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 41
Views: 2159

New GoS Accounts!

Alright guys, the new account system is live on the web site! Please visit http://metaserver.gateofstorms.net:8082/account/ to link your account to your forum account and receive new credentials for logging into the metaserver. NOTES: 1) You won't be able to log in to the metaserver with your forum ...
by punkUser
Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Mute Feature Request
Replies: 4
Views: 171

Re: Mute Feature Request

Once I've rolled out the registration changes and so on this is something I can look at. I would still suggest that you get some improvements to it in parallel in the client though as no solution is going to be bulletproof.
by punkUser
Sun Nov 13, 2016 2:19 am
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Mute Feature Request
Replies: 4
Views: 171

Re: Mute Feature Request

There's no real way to avoid it in rooms that allow guests. The "mute" feature is a client feature FWIW and it could certainly do a better job of maintaining the mute list even if users log out... I'm actually quite surprised that it doesn't do this already. I could understand if it reset ...
by punkUser
Thu Nov 03, 2016 10:52 pm
Forum: Free For All
Topic: New home for the forums
Replies: 59
Views: 1723

Re: New home for the forums

I ended up landing on a plugin for phpbb that allows Steam ID logins. It is now running on myrgard.com. Ah cool, so does this entirely replace the registration step or is it just an alternative? punkUser, how are you addressing that with the metaserver? It's basically going back to how Myth used to...
by punkUser
Thu Nov 03, 2016 1:49 am
Forum: Free For All
Topic: Myth Videos/YouTube
Replies: 16
Views: 6924

Re: Myth Videos/YouTube

It is stickied... has always been...
by punkUser
Sat Oct 22, 2016 4:02 am
Forum: Free For All
Topic: New home for the forums
Replies: 59
Views: 1723

Re: New home for the forums

Btw just want to update - I've still been working on this stuff and the new account stuff is nearly ready to go. I'm out for a week on vacation but after I get back I'll get in touch about doing a db dump to at least test the plausibility of moving the current content over to wonka's new site. No hu...
by punkUser
Sat Oct 15, 2016 4:12 pm
Forum: Free For All
Topic: Ffa league v5 discussion
Replies: 33
Views: 730

Re: Ffa league v5 discussion

In terms of the "overall rebalancing" thing, this was experimented with a few years ago with the "GKG Tagset" actually: http://tain.totalcodex.net/items/show/gkg-tagset. Not sure if anyone still uses it though or if not, why not.
by punkUser
Wed Oct 05, 2016 8:32 pm
Forum: Free For All
Topic: whats this
Replies: 29
Views: 879

Re: whats this

As an aside, can anyone still playing Myth and forward ports manually and all that be really classified as "casual" anymore? :)
by punkUser
Tue Oct 04, 2016 5:46 am
Forum: Free For All
Topic: whats this
Replies: 29
Views: 879

Re: whats this

wwo wrote:The only problem is for the casuals, who are justified in not automatically knowing which exe to have their shortcut pointing to.

Right but the casuals shouldn't be using a beta in the first place really.
by punkUser
Mon Oct 03, 2016 11:32 pm
Forum: Free For All
Topic: whats this
Replies: 29
Views: 879

Re: whats this

I was just messing around, but every BETA in the past on myth before this and the last one has allowed you to continue using that beta version even when a new patch came out. Seems like an unnecessary change to make. I don't think that's true at all... every beta I've been a part of has had an expi...
by punkUser
Sun Oct 02, 2016 5:38 am
Forum: Free For All
Topic: whats this
Replies: 29
Views: 879

Re: whats this

I second this. It's becoming stupid how they are forcing people to update a patch to even open the game now. Uhh, these are *betas*. The reason they expire is because there is no guarantee that films and game sync will continue to work with those versions of the game as they are for testing only. O...
by punkUser
Sun Oct 02, 2016 5:35 am
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Feature Request for Archiving Pre-GoS films
Replies: 12
Views: 383

Re: Feature Request for Archiving Pre-GoS films

Yeah I at least want to get something up for the older tournament games. If it's just "my films from 2010 pack" type stuff arguably that can as easily go on the Tain or similar anyways, but it would be nice to have tournament stuff here.
by punkUser
Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:48 pm
Forum: Free For All
Topic: New home for the forums
Replies: 59
Views: 1723

Re: New home for the forums

Does authorizing through steam mean that myth can only be played when steam is running also? No it'll be unrelated. The client still isn't run through Steam and thus I still need the bridge where the web site will give you a "username/password" combo to enter into Myth to log in. Other th...
by punkUser
Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Feature Priorities
Replies: 102
Views: 47667

Re: Feature Priorities

dac wrote:putting in the request early: i'd like forums to return to gos

Lol dac. We'll make it as seamless as possible. Remember the forums already don't run on the same server as the metaserver, so it's not as if much is really changing other than who is responsible (and pays) for them!
by punkUser
Wed Sep 28, 2016 2:31 pm
Forum: Free For All
Topic: New home for the forums
Replies: 59
Views: 1723

Re: New home for the forums

wonka - All things considered, I think it's best to just support you with Myrgard to be the new home of the GOS forums. Seems like you mostly got it covered but I'll be on standby if I can be of any help. Just PM me or I can give you my email. punkUser - I'm not going to open a new Myth site/forums...
by punkUser
Wed Sep 28, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: 1.8 update link broken?
Replies: 1
Views: 113

Re: 1.8 update link broken?

You should ask over at ProjectMagma.net... that's where the patches are made and hosted. I believe they might have had a bit of downtown the other day but should be back up now, so might want to just give it a try again.

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