Tribes Termination.

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1 Wed Jul 18, 2007 7:20 am

VUG has announced termination of support for 20 multi player titles including Tribes 1.
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Official Master Server service will end the 16th of August, 2007, but community driven solutions are expected.

Stay tuned.

-Plasmatic
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2 Wed Jul 18, 2007 7:23 am

Can we fight against that shit?
Like... Petitions or... Buying the game.. I dont know.. anything?
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3 Wed Jul 18, 2007 7:27 am

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Notice of Multiplayer Fuctionality Termination for 20 Sierra Entertainment Heritage Titles
Los Angeles, CA - July 16, 2007 - The sites and multiplayer functionality for the following products will terminate as of August 16, 2007:

* 3-D Ultra Cool Pool
* ARC (Attack Retrieve Capture)
* Lords of Magic™
* NASCAR® Legends
* NASCAR® Racing 2002 Season
* NASCAR® Racing 2003 Season
* NASCAR® Racing 3
* NASCAR® Racing 3 demo
* NASCAR® Racing 3 Trucks
* NASCAR® Racing 4
* Professional Bull Rider 2
* PGA Championship Golf 2000™
* Starsiege: Tribes
* SWAT® 3 demo
* Throne of Darkness™
* Field & Stream Trophy Bass 4
* Field & Stream Trophy Bass 5
* Field & Stream Trophy Hunting 4
* Field & Stream Trophy Hunting 5
* You Don't Know Jack®: 5th Dementia


Thank you for your longstanding support of Sierra Entertainment's products.


Sincerely,

Sierra Entertainment
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4 Wed Jul 18, 2007 7:39 am

we could create a new master server, and then apply to a new tribes installation, for the noobs and shit... Then everyone has to change the link of their sites about the "tribes full game download", also, we need to contact every love site that is hosting the game, like www.downloads.com
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5 Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:22 am

Anubis wrote:Like... Petitions?

OMG! OMG! I GOT FLAMED FOR THIS WITH HARRY POTTER!
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6 Wed Jul 18, 2007 10:30 am

nofix created a working master server ages ago. People just need to host it.
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7 Wed Jul 18, 2007 11:32 am

Give the the address of a working, permanant master server, and I'll make a new, pre-patched tribes installer, with master server's already put in.
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8 Wed Jul 18, 2007 12:03 pm

I think people need to calm down a bit, and see where GarageGames takes this. I'd rather have a professional gaming company that's dedicated to the franchise hosting it.

Just my opinion.
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9 Wed Jul 18, 2007 12:35 pm

Field & Stream Trophy Hunting 4


DAMNIT.
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10 Wed Jul 18, 2007 12:43 pm

Professional Bull Rider 2

DOUBLE DAM

Oh well, PBR 3 is coming out soon :D
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11 Wed Jul 18, 2007 12:49 pm

I would agree that GarageGames would be more suited to hosting master servers for Tribes, but VUG is a molly.

Anyhow, I will be permanently hosting one master server at kigen.ath.cx:28000 regardless of if its used or not.
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12 Wed Jul 18, 2007 1:11 pm

will garage games agree with this?
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13 Wed Jul 18, 2007 1:20 pm

Maybe for a blowjob or two.
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14 Wed Jul 18, 2007 2:05 pm

Does this rely on the master server? I seem to remember that it doesn't but I could be wrong...
http://tribesquery.toocrooked.com/
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15 Wed Jul 18, 2007 2:27 pm

Any list you find on the net relies on the master server. If not, it's not a true, real-time list of the active, public Tribes servers.
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16 Wed Jul 18, 2007 2:37 pm

I love that site... seriously
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17 Wed Jul 18, 2007 5:13 pm

we'll see wat happens. I have to ask myself this: What are the odds GG will take it over? Now, lets assume they don't. Then, its gonna be up to the community. Lets see wat we can throw together.

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18 Wed Jul 18, 2007 5:56 pm

http://www.tribalwar.com/forums/showthr ... st11848600

rickoman wrote: I came into "work" at GarageGames this morning and read the news, not a good way to start your day -- Tribes to be Killed. Looked down and realized I was wearing my Tribes "Ski Team" Athletic Dept shirt ...humm a sign.

I cannot make any promises, I have not even talked to anyone here about this yet although I am sure there will be supporters of the idea.

If you are interested please post here it will help us gauge demand.

--Rick

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19 Wed Jul 18, 2007 7:04 pm

This keeps happening. I think we just need to get a solution in place that isn't dependent upon something as unstable as VUG.
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20 Wed Jul 18, 2007 7:15 pm

Plasmatic wrote:
rickoman wrote: I was wearing my Tribes "Ski Team" Athletic Dept shirt


i WANT!

Crotalus wrote:This keeps happening. I think we just need to get a solution in place that isn't dependent upon something as unstable as VUG.

A more widely agreed source, that online communities are notoriously bad at doing..agreeing on anything.

getting their dns would be the best solution though, although theres no money in it for them, and lots of money to lose from doing it (unless they sold their rights to some kind of tribal war consortium.)
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