Author Topic: Empty server? Can we get a regular time going?  (Read 2474 times)

absoluteparanoia

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Empty server? Can we get a regular time going?
« on: January 08, 2013, 04:40:13 pm »
Is there a time when the server isn't empty anymore?   If its bumping on Fridays or something let me know.

I know I've been spending more time with games from the Steam Sales (and it looks like you guys have too). 
« Last Edit: January 08, 2013, 04:46:21 pm by absoluteparanoia »
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Re: Empty server? Can we get a regular time going?
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2013, 11:17:15 pm »
It gets a random bump for a map some nights.


The problem is that people don't see anyone is on, and play else where. I know I do this. We just need to collectively agree to play more on rtd, and it can get close to it's previous state. IP change kinda messed things up too.

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Re: Empty server? Can we get a regular time going?
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2013, 12:23:08 am »
Wanna know why I don't play very much on RTD anymore?  Goldrush, dustbowl and badwater.  The only three maps we ever fucking play.

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Re: Empty server? Can we get a regular time going?
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2013, 02:52:30 am »
@ NumberWang, I send invites to people online or in TF2, if I see them in another game or Away I don't send the invite. I try occasionally to populate the server, people will join, but then within an hour it dies again.

@Spycheckme! ummmm, we play a lot of Harvest, Coldfront, Granary, and Mann Mannor whenever I hop on, but Badwater, Goldrush, dustbowl, and 2fort unfortunately have more familiarity with newbies and randoms, but you're an admin, just start a vote for several other maps (once admin powers work I suppose)




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Re: Empty server? Can we get a regular time going?
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2013, 02:36:27 pm »
We do play harvest sometimes and nucleus.  I have forced a map vote before and had people bitch at me for it.  I usually try to pick something that is similar but different like swift water or freight.

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Re: Empty server? Can we get a regular time going?
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2013, 02:56:06 pm »
just erase 2fort / goldrush / dustbowl from the rtv list. and all the problems go away....

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Re: Empty server? Can we get a regular time going?
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2013, 11:55:01 pm »
just erase 2fort / goldrush / dustbowl from the rtv list. and all the problems go away....
I agree I hate all these maps...

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Re: Empty server? Can we get a regular time going?
« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2013, 02:21:14 pm »
I'll see what I can do on my side.  I want to remove dustbowl as the default map.  Maybe make Gravelpit the default?  That seems universally loved and actually one of the more balanced maps of RTD since it favors Blu.

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Re: Empty server? Can we get a regular time going?
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2013, 03:32:31 pm »
I agree delete Dustbowl and 2fort, but leave GoldRush.  Maybe I'm alone, but I think it's pretty fun and I find it populates the server.  I can have fun just riding the cart and being the 1/24 guy while inviting people.

I do agree on changing default to GravelPit though.
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Re: Empty server? Can we get a regular time going?
« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2013, 06:05:48 am »
I decided to give a hand and sent a post into social bookmarks. I hope the popularity will rise in.
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Re: Empty server? Can we get a regular time going?
« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2013, 12:57:40 pm »
I made a thread here too that may be helpful:


http://www.rtdgaming.com/index.php?topic=2663.0


There was a time when RTD would be packed and you'd have to wait till get in.  I think we can make it popular again.  I'm trying to do stuff on the admin end to add stuff.  But alas, real life gets in the way sometimes.