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Death of GameServers - new host for forum?

Post by beefsack » 04-07-2009 08:41

GameServers is closing its doors and it would be a shame to let DB forums just disappear, need an alternate host...

Apparently GameServers forums will be closed in a few days :s

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Post by The_One » 04-07-2009 15:12

That is pretty tragic...

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Post by sciep » 05-07-2009 11:37

You peepz only need a forum? Maybe I can create a place for you. Contact me at Http://exgs.sciep.nl/forum/index.php

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Post by Rens2Sea » 05-07-2009 20:49

No way to just copy over everything somewhere? I still have too much unused webspace left..

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Post by beefsack » 06-07-2009 15:33

Yeah a snapshot would be handy, I've got about a TB left of transfer each month on my reseller hosting so hosting isn't really a big problem...

I get the gut feeling that the message up at http://www.gameservers.net has been up for quite a while too having a look at the gameservers threads. Not sure when things are actually going to go down :s If we want a snapshot though the forum admins would be the only ones to do it if any are still around :(

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Post by Imo » 10-07-2009 16:17

any idea what's happening to GameServers.net and why they are closing?

The say they are just going to focus on their hosting, are they liquidweb or someone that uses liquidweb?

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Post by beefsack » 15-07-2009 11:17

Love the lack of information :s

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Post by cyphun » 16-07-2009 17:32

Note sure if the forum hosting was figured out, but I would be willing to help. The way I see it, we have a few options:
  1. Host a free forum solution (like phpBB) from the deathball website
  2. I, or someone else, could host forums somewhere from their host, I know I have the space and bandwidth to do it
  3. Look at another free forum host, did a Google search for, 'free forum host' came up with a lot of hits
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    I am rooting around my boxes (I'm in the middle of moving) looking for my copy of UT2004 so I can install DB and play it again, I would love to see this game continue on.

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Post by The_One » 21-07-2009 00:01

Seems the GameServers logo has stopped working at the top of forum pages. The end must be close. :'(

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Post by Suprano » 25-07-2009 22:16

Well, has someone access to the database?

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Post by DavidM » 28-07-2009 14:24

Don't worry, I'll handle it.

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Re: Death of GameServers - new host for forum?

Post by beefsack » 09-08-2009 08:21

Looks like it's been handled, the new forum looks good. Now we just need a new standalone Deathball to go with the forum.

Loading up deathball.net though it looks like the page has had some nice injected JavaScript. Had that happen to my sites last year it's a pain in the ass, visiting the main page at the moment makes my AV pop up citing some dodgy JavaScript.

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