Bioware Scheduled downtime for Sunday

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Bioware Scheduled downtime for Sunday

Post by PlasmaJohn » Fri Apr 27, 2007 7:55 pm

http://nwn.bioware.com/forums/viewtopic ... 0&forum=42

If I've done the math right that's noon to midnight GMT.
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Post by Aeveras » Fri Apr 27, 2007 8:24 pm

This includes the master server and all the fun authentication and comes with it. Plan accordingly! Moving this to newspost — thanks for the heads up PJ.

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Post by Li'll Divvil » Fri Apr 27, 2007 8:34 pm

Those guys just don't get it do they? You do NOT take a game authentication server down on a WEEKEND. You do it on a weekday between 9-11 am when everyone is either at school or working and nobody plays :)

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Post by Buddha » Fri Apr 27, 2007 8:41 pm

Sounds like a good window for Silk to fire up the two new servers and get them going. Silk, did you request this downtime from Bioware? :lol:

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Post by terror2001 » Fri Apr 27, 2007 10:39 pm

Time converter for the beginning of the event.

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Post by terror2001 » Fri Apr 27, 2007 10:41 pm

terror2001 wrote:Time converter for the beginning of the event.
And actually starts at 11am GMT on Sunday.

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Post by Nighthawk4 » Fri Apr 27, 2007 11:15 pm

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Post by Cerridwyn » Sat Apr 28, 2007 4:36 am

bah!! that just stinks... :evil:

now i'll have to do housework...pffft.

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Post by Cougar » Sat Apr 28, 2007 6:39 am

Guess I know when I'll be doing the yard work now :skeptisch:
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Post by Darkfire » Sat Apr 28, 2007 6:40 am

heh... 6am in the morning for me. To early to wake up then, and to early to stay up that late... good timing. >.>

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Post by Elrebrin » Sat Apr 28, 2007 4:36 pm

How about turning auth off? :aufsmaul:

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Post by PlasmaJohn » Sat Apr 28, 2007 4:40 pm

Elrebrin wrote:How about turning auth off?
Are you willing to run the risk of having your characters stripped of all their gold and items? Or were you looking to loot somebody else? Because that's exactly what the auth settings prevent.

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Post by Aeveras » Sat Apr 28, 2007 4:45 pm

When it comes to fiddly things like the authentication server, always double-check whatever anyones says. Unless that person is PJ. Authentication will remain on.

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Post by Nighthawk4 » Sat Apr 28, 2007 5:37 pm

Damn Bioware. Nice timing. :cry:

Tomorrow is the 25th Anniversary of my mother's death. Given that my father is now in a Care Home and will never be able to return home, I really could have used a little RP on Avlis to take my mind off that Anniversary.

Oh well - have to go kill something on WoW, I suppose. :wink:
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Post by AyounTheDark » Sat Apr 28, 2007 5:41 pm

Think I'll catch up on the last month's pushup's I didn't do.

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Post by gwydion2 » Sat Apr 28, 2007 5:45 pm

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Post by Elrebrin » Sat Apr 28, 2007 8:28 pm

PlasmaJohn wrote:
Elrebrin wrote:How about turning auth off?
Are you willing to run the risk of having your characters stripped of all their gold and items? Or were you looking to loot somebody else? Because that's exactly what the auth settings prevent.

Don't like it? Bitch at Bioware.
Didn't know that was the repercussion for turning off auth. :finger:

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Post by Moredo » Sun Apr 29, 2007 3:43 pm

He said you should bitch at Bioware, smartypants.
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Post by Li'll Divvil » Sun Apr 29, 2007 3:50 pm

He does anyone know the exact gmt window the Bio server would be down? I cannot reach that website/forum anymore

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Post by Chasnor » Sun Apr 29, 2007 3:55 pm

It's either 11a-11p or 12-12, depending on who's math you trust above. I can't access their forums either to check. Try it at 11p GMT, if it doesn't work....it's 12.
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Post by DeadEyeDave » Sun Apr 29, 2007 4:31 pm

Chas'nor wrote:It's either 11a-11p or 12-12, depending on who's math you trust above. I can't access their forums either to check. Try it at 11p GMT, if it doesn't work....it's 12.
dammit! this is just too confusing, can i propose that we stop using GMT please? we shoul be using Eastern Standard Time. ummmm, just because. because that's where i live and it will be less confusing for me. screw you europeans :)

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Post by Croton » Sun Apr 29, 2007 4:58 pm

to DeadEyeDave...

Try to log in after 7:00 PM EST. if that doesn't work, try logging in after 8:00 PM EST.

If that doesn't work, I'm sure someone will post something to the effect of "Woot! we're back online." or "Damn, Avlis is back up, and I have to go to work, figures."


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Post by Aeveras » Sun Apr 29, 2007 5:10 pm

And don't forget, "Avlis is back, and I saved all this money by switching to Geico!"

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Post by Li'll Divvil » Sun Apr 29, 2007 6:45 pm

Aeveras wrote:And don't forget, "Avlis is back, and I saved all this money by switching to Geico!"
I don't own a car :lol:

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Post by NightsMistress » Sun Apr 29, 2007 8:23 pm

WOOT!!!!!
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