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by punkUser
20 Nov 2016, 19:30
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 42
Views: 6595

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
15 Nov 2016, 19:17
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 42
Views: 6595

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
15 Nov 2016, 16:26
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 42
Views: 6595

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
14 Nov 2016, 16:31
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 42
Views: 6595

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
13 Nov 2016, 21:54
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New GoS Accounts!
Replies: 42
Views: 6595

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
13 Nov 2016, 21:45
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Mute Feature Request
Replies: 6
Views: 611

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
13 Nov 2016, 02:19
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Mute Feature Request
Replies: 6
Views: 611

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
03 Nov 2016, 22:52
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: New home for the forums
Replies: 59
Views: 3198

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
03 Nov 2016, 01:49
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: Myth Videos/YouTube
Replies: 24
Views: 8103

Re: Myth Videos/YouTube

It is stickied... has always been...
by punkUser
22 Oct 2016, 04:02
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: New home for the forums
Replies: 59
Views: 3198

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
15 Oct 2016, 16:12
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: Ffa league v5 discussion
Replies: 33
Views: 1650

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
05 Oct 2016, 20:32
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: whats this
Replies: 29
Views: 1793

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
04 Oct 2016, 05:46
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: whats this
Replies: 29
Views: 1793

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
03 Oct 2016, 23:32
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: whats this
Replies: 29
Views: 1793

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
02 Oct 2016, 05:38
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: whats this
Replies: 29
Views: 1793

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
02 Oct 2016, 05:35
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Feature Request for Archiving Pre-GoS films
Replies: 12
Views: 895

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
28 Sep 2016, 19:48
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: New home for the forums
Replies: 59
Views: 3198

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
28 Sep 2016, 19:46
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Feature Priorities
Replies: 102
Views: 50663

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
28 Sep 2016, 14:31
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: New home for the forums
Replies: 59
Views: 3198

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
28 Sep 2016, 14:26
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: 1.8 update link broken?
Replies: 1
Views: 351

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.
by punkUser
28 Sep 2016, 14:25
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Feature Priorities
Replies: 102
Views: 50663

Re: Feature Priorities

wwo wrote:Want: timestamp preceding chat text in lobby

Client feature - ask at PM.net.
by punkUser
23 Sep 2016, 23:02
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New Metaserver Accounts Options
Replies: 13
Views: 2477

Re: New Metaserver Accounts Options

Seems to be pretty unanimous - I'll aim to allow folks to pick nicknames again in a classic manner to coincide with the new Myth patch (and associated GoS plugin update) and accounts decoupling.

Thanks for the input!
by punkUser
23 Sep 2016, 21:51
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: GoS vs Mariusnet - A Case Study in Myth Power Struggles
Replies: 14
Views: 1271

Re: GoS vs Mariusnet - A Case Study in Myth Power Struggles

Was a fun little bit of nostalgia - seems silly that we were all so serious at the time in retrospect, but that's pretty much the case for most Myth dramas-of-the-moment I guess :) One funny bit I saw: You don't get "gate of storms" when you type Myth 2 online in google. https://www.google...
by punkUser
22 Sep 2016, 19:09
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: New home for the forums
Replies: 59
Views: 3198

Re: New home for the forums

I don't think punkUser has time to create something like an oAuth2 system for GOS users either (that way we could allow people to sign in with those credentials). Actually, as per the other sticky/announcement, the new setup for logging in at GoS will effectively be OAUTH2 (with Steam as the provid...
by punkUser
20 Sep 2016, 21:10
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Feature Request for Archiving Pre-GoS films
Replies: 12
Views: 895

Re: Feature Request for Archiving Pre-GoS films

Punk, you are being a real debbie downer lately. My post wasn't downer at all. Your initial post basically said "I want to upload loads of films!" to which I responded that that wouldn't be useful without manual metadata entry, and then offered to provide a template for that... to which y...
by punkUser
20 Sep 2016, 18:20
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Feature Request for Archiving Pre-GoS films
Replies: 12
Views: 895

Re: Feature Request for Archiving Pre-GoS films

I've considered this in the past, but the issue here is not technical, it's logistics. It's easy enough to just dump files somewhere (anyone can already do that cheaply/free these days for stuff the size of Myth recordings), but how do you want to index it all? Generating stats would be tricky... th...
by punkUser
19 Sep 2016, 17:40
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New Metaserver Accounts Options
Replies: 13
Views: 2477

Re: New Metaserver Accounts Options

I meant will that part of the website support that type of information. player name and steam login/or steam id number. Yeah it'll have your nick-name as today, it's just a question of if people can change that on login or not (like it was at MariusNet IIRC... it would show your most recent one and...
by punkUser
19 Sep 2016, 15:43
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New Metaserver Accounts Options
Replies: 13
Views: 2477

Re: New Metaserver Accounts Options

Will http://gateofstorms.net/metaserver support both player names and logins? Your account will be your steam account. If you don't have one, they are free and it's as easy or easier to sign up there as it is here (and more secure, which is the point). Are logins still going to be displayed in the ...
by punkUser
19 Sep 2016, 06:12
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New Metaserver Accounts Options
Replies: 13
Views: 2477

Re: New Metaserver Accounts Options

force login/username in tournament rooms, allow free name changing in other rooms That's basically how it works now to the ability of the metaserver to enforce it. i.e. only registered (i.e. forced login) usernames in ranked/tourney rooms and in other rooms you can login as a guest with "any&q...
by punkUser
19 Sep 2016, 00:14
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: New home for the forums
Replies: 59
Views: 3198

Re: New home for the forums

Ok let's keep the discussion going here... toxyn could you comment on what you're working on and whether or not you might want to work with wonka on it? If you guys agree to work together on something I imagine it would be pretty much a given that that's where the community should move which would m...
by punkUser
19 Sep 2016, 00:11
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Feature Priorities
Replies: 102
Views: 50663

Re: Feature Priorities

wonka wrote:Like the olden days when your login was static, but your Displayed Name was editable. Like your Team Name is currently.

Coincidentally, see the latest announcement/poll: viewtopic.php?f=45&t=3451&p=36021
by punkUser
19 Sep 2016, 00:09
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New Metaserver Accounts Options
Replies: 13
Views: 2477

New Metaserver Accounts Options

Ok, this is still a little ways off but I wanted to get input on a couple things in advance. In the new system instead of having a "forum account" with password aligned with the metaserver, you'll login via Steam account (you've probably seen this on other sites - it's basically the same a...
by punkUser
14 Sep 2016, 15:26
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: New home for the forums
Replies: 59
Views: 3198

Re: New home for the forums

So, where do we go from here: Community vote? Just move forward with setting up new forums/sites and let people go to whichever site they prefer (or all)? Maybe have a chat with wonka and some other folks and see if a consensus can be reached. If not, we may need some sort of vote from active and s...
by punkUser
09 Sep 2016, 18:36
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: New home for the forums
Replies: 59
Views: 3198

Re: New home for the forums

I wouldn't mind hosting the forums, punkUser. I have room on both a shared web server and my DigitalOcean account. Domain names are cheap, no biggie there. That would be great if the community is fine with that toxyn. I can extract the relevant parts of the database (the ones that weren't modified ...
by punkUser
09 Sep 2016, 18:31
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Feature Priorities
Replies: 102
Views: 50663

Re: Feature Priorities

Ok. Yeah I'd like to integrate better stats - that will be easily for me to do once I move stuff off of the current web server onto something directly metaserver-hosted in any case.
by punkUser
07 Sep 2016, 16:56
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: New home for the forums
Replies: 59
Views: 3198

Re: New home for the forums

Might I kindly suggest that if you guys actually want to get anything accomplished you put aside your usual squabbling and trolling for a second and think about how you can contribute? Just a thought...
by punkUser
07 Sep 2016, 16:54
Forum: Gate of Storms
Topic: Feature Priorities
Replies: 102
Views: 50663

Re: Feature Priorities

NewMutator wrote:Stat tracking on maps/gametypes played?

For players, or just overall? How would you want it filtered (data is already there)?
by punkUser
06 Sep 2016, 23:29
Forum: Announcements
Topic: GoS Forums Announcement
Replies: 33
Views: 3292

Re: GoS Forums Announcement

In this paragraph you make a bald assertion that the forum has no value. There no arguments given for why this is the case. Your original intentions for the system are completely irrelevant here. The fact that there is still a significant amount of posting going on here seems to directly contradict...
by punkUser
06 Sep 2016, 21:46
Forum: Announcements
Topic: GoS Forums Announcement
Replies: 33
Views: 3292

Re: GoS Forums Announcement

There wasn't any reasoning given besides phpbb costing money and work. You made reference to having made arguments in the past but I'm not aware of these and I'm not sure why you assume everyone is? I'll quote it for you... I did actually go through some of them in the original post, but to summari...
by punkUser
06 Sep 2016, 05:06
Forum: Announcements
Topic: GoS Forums Announcement
Replies: 33
Views: 3292

Re: GoS Forums Announcement

Not sure if trolling, but if not then I'm not sure what to say - it's quite clear and I'm not sure how to dumb it down any further so I guess you'll just have to accept it :) Anyways I have some reasonable ideas for a simpler registration setup that does not rely on the crappiness that is phpbb. Wil...
by punkUser
05 Sep 2016, 00:23
Forum: Announcements
Topic: GoS Forums Announcement
Replies: 33
Views: 3292

Re: GoS Forums Announcement

Seriously just read through the post and thread again if you don't understand - it is fairly clear.
by punkUser
27 Aug 2016, 05:29
Forum: Announcements
Topic: GoS Forums Announcement
Replies: 33
Views: 3292

Re: GoS Forums Announcement

I hope that its not simply moderation that leads to this. The proper response is to tell people to thicken skin and grow a fucking backbone, not go crying to an unwilling authority figure every time somebody gives their ego a little booboo. No, it's pretty unrelated as I explained in the previous p...
by punkUser
27 Aug 2016, 03:06
Forum: Announcements
Topic: GoS Forums Announcement
Replies: 33
Views: 3292

Re: GoS Forums Announcement

I think the big concern is about who is going to be managing / moderating these new forums. There are very few people that everyone is going to be comfortable with not abusing moderation powers, being neutral, etc. You worked out well in this regard since you were largely hands-off, but there's no ...
by punkUser
26 Aug 2016, 20:22
Forum: Announcements
Topic: GoS Forums Announcement
Replies: 33
Views: 3292

Re: GoS Forums Announcement

Could you, though? Because I can't think of a single reason why it wouldn't make sense for the community to be centered here. I can think of many clear cut reasons for them to be here. I did actually go through some of them in the original post, but to summarize again, it's as much about the necess...
by punkUser
25 Aug 2016, 19:40
Forum: Announcements
Topic: GoS Forums Announcement
Replies: 33
Views: 3292

Re: GoS Forums Announcement

we could just make a myth Reddit Yeah at this point it's the whole notion of a "forum" or similar software that someone "hosts" somewhere that is getting kind of dated. I'd suggest just finding a site that will properly host the community aspects like reddit or Discord or Steam ...
by punkUser
24 Aug 2016, 21:26
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: The Cu Classic (Fall Kickball Tournament):
Replies: 39
Views: 2043

Re: The Cu Classic (Fall Kickball Tournament):

adrenaline wrote:Could you not just delegate, Punk? Like give someone the permissions to create subforums and whatnot?

See the announcement I posted if you're curious about the details. Suffice it to say, phpbb itself is a big part of the increasing problem here.
by punkUser
21 Aug 2016, 22:41
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: The Cu Classic (Fall Kickball Tournament):
Replies: 39
Views: 2043

Re: The Cu Classic (Fall Kickball Tournament):

Tox has been working on an app that is going to be made publicly available so that anyone would be able to host a functioning tournament website with forums, that will be able to utilize the API you provided him. Support for hosting will be provided as well if it's needed. I'm sure it will provide ...
by punkUser
21 Aug 2016, 01:36
Forum: Announcements
Topic: GoS Forums Announcement
Replies: 33
Views: 3292

Re: GoS Forums Announcement

can you just disable creation of posts and leave them up? it's nice to have the record of old threads, especially when it comes to looking at old tournaments for maps/teams/etc That's the plan for the short term. For the long term I'll try and come up with a low-overhead way to maintain the archive...
by punkUser
20 Aug 2016, 23:28
Forum: Announcements
Topic: GoS Forums Announcement
Replies: 33
Views: 3292

GoS Forums Announcement

Alright guys, the time has come to start considering serious alternatives for the Myth community to forums here. I'm not going to reiterate all the reasons why it doesn't make sense to be here, but suffice it to say there's no compelling reason the forums here should even exist at this point let alo...
by punkUser
20 Aug 2016, 23:07
Forum: Eblis Stone
Topic: The Cu Classic (Fall Kickball Tournament):
Replies: 39
Views: 2043

Re: The Cu Classic (Fall Kickball Tournament):

That's how it starts....the fever....the rage. I can smell the OM building on the horizon. It's quite the opposite - I have no desire to police you guys and deal with your whining when I am forced to :) Thus, you need to find a place where you can manage yourselves however you want to and the resul...

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