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by Do_Checkor
Sat Nov 25, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Servers and Server OP's
Topic: Descentforum.NET 6
Replies: 0
Views: 74

Descentforum.NET 6

Hey! I am testing a new server named "Descentforum.NET 6" in preparation for a migration to a new server with much more power (Xeon CPU 8 cores, 24 GB RAM) and a current operating system. If everything runs well, the old servers Descentforum.NET 3 and Descentforum.NET 5 will get replaced by the new ...
by Do_Checkor
Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Can't play Multiplayer.
Replies: 9
Views: 161

Re: Can't play Multiplayer.

are you talking about Descent3?
by Do_Checkor
Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Vortex only lists two servers
Replies: 1
Views: 1244

Vortex only lists two servers

It is a temporary problem with the tracker of descent.cx

Meanwhile you might want to update Vortex to the latest version :

https://www.descentforum.de/forum/viewt ... 2501#62501

If you got Vortex installed and set up already you might want to replace the Vortex.EXE only...
by Do_Checkor
Thu Feb 18, 2016 4:20 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Descent 3 - patch 1.5 in the works again?
Replies: 3
Views: 933

Descent 3 - patch 1.5 in the works again?

In case anyone missed this: It appears that Kevin Bentley (kevlar) and Jeff Sutter recently continued working on the 1.5 patch for Descent 3 again. I know that people might have "various opinions" about this. And I know that not all of these opinions are positive. Anyway. I am VERY happy about this ...
by Do_Checkor
Wed Feb 10, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: Overload
Topic: Mike Kulas and Matt Toschlog are Up to something!!!
Replies: 21
Views: 3501

Re: Mike Kulas and Matt Toschlog are Up to something!!!

Very exciting news - just happily announced this on this continent :)
by Do_Checkor
Wed Dec 09, 2015 1:51 pm
Forum: Descent: Underground
Topic: Descent Underground for less than a tenner - this weekend!
Replies: 18
Views: 2777

Re: Descent Underground for less than a tenner - this weeken

honestly I've only played an hour or so of the alpha thus far, and that was a few updates ago. But even that short bit screamed Descent through and through, and nothing about that video convinces me otherwise. HAHAHAHA! Brilliant, TG! Seriously! Exactly what my impression is. New rig set up. Holida...
by Do_Checkor
Sat Nov 28, 2015 4:38 pm
Forum: Descent: Underground
Topic: Descent Underground for less than a tenner - this weekend!
Replies: 18
Views: 2777

Re: Descent Underground for less than a tenner - this weeken

At some point in the future, the game might be as far to be holding a SP and make it to have a multi language / russian licence agreement. Feel free to wait until then :-) But THEN there will be almost no chance for a deal of less than 3-6 times of the price from today :) This is not a trial version...
by Do_Checkor
Fri Nov 27, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: Descent: Underground
Topic: Descent Underground for less than a tenner - this weekend!
Replies: 18
Views: 2777

Descent Underground for less than a tenner - this weekend!

Not much more to say about it... If you've been waiting for ‪#‎BlackFriday‬ to get @DescentUground, it's under $10 right now! http://store.steampowered.com/app/360950 http://descendentstudios.com/community/store/ This would ensure you'd get a valid licence for the full version (in 2016) for less tha...
by Do_Checkor
Mon Aug 10, 2015 2:24 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Let's Play CTF! Round #3!
Replies: 6
Views: 910

Re: Let's Play CTF! Round #3!

I guess the Sunday match could be interesting for the European / Russian pilots :-)

9 PM in Germany if I understand correctly.

Announced on Descentforum.DE : https://www.descentforum.de/forum/viewt ... 2292#62292
by Do_Checkor
Mon Aug 10, 2015 2:09 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon
Replies: 13
Views: 1990

Re: Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon

Sorry, missed this...

The German team game guys decided to have a summer break period for a couple of weeks due to the fact to many peeps are on holiday / not too keen to stay in the house in the summer...

VEX-Ben is going to relaunch in a few weeks, tho...
by Do_Checkor
Tue Jul 28, 2015 2:18 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Let's Play CTF! Round #2!
Replies: 11
Views: 1447

Re: Let's Play CTF! Round #2!

If I understand correctly, that's a very early Saturday morning on this side of the Atlantic, then: 5AM / in Central Europe (4AM in the UK; 6AM in Greece; 7AM in Moscow and Finland). http://www.timeanddate.com/time/zones/cest Not trying to discourage you, but I thought I'd let you know that the chos...
by Do_Checkor
Mon Jul 20, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: Servers and Server OP's
Topic: D3_Download_Link_Surgery_2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1375

Re: D3_Download_Link_Surgery_2015

Krom: Thanks! I will set it up soon! Thanks a bunch! Pete, I'd be happy about that. That way you'd be updated with any new / or old missions which gets uploaded to www.Descent3Fischlein.de or I see / receive / add. ST! Thanks mate! The applies to you, but I am very happy to say that we have got more...
by Do_Checkor
Sat Jul 18, 2015 3:33 am
Forum: Servers and Server OP's
Topic: D3_Download_Link_Surgery_2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1375

Re: D3_Download_Link_Surgery_2015

This server has the bandwidth and the space, but I don't really have the time to do it myself. Could you make do it if I toss a .descentbb.net subdomain and FTP access your way? I know there are already some mission packs and various descent related files buried somewhere on this site, but none of ...
by Do_Checkor
Thu Jul 16, 2015 1:38 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Let's Play CTF!
Replies: 14
Views: 1666

Re: Let's Play CTF!

Yeah but I'm not in Europe anymore - It's really expensive to send stuff out here, for me it's not worth the cost of shipping and you'll probably fall over when you get to the post office. ;) But if you're that willing, drop me a PM :) I thought it'd depend on the time of the year. :) You're still ...
by Do_Checkor
Wed Jul 15, 2015 2:31 pm
Forum: Servers and Server OP's
Topic: D3_Download_Link_Surgery_2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1375

D3_Download_Link_Surgery_2015

Cross posting this from http://www.descentforum.net/ServerOps/viewtopic.php?p=5692#5692 Just a quick one: This project is in the making. My first guess is: it will take ~2 months. The prequel is now 8 years old again (whow!) and since that Thomas coded something way better (with dynamic updates, for...
by Do_Checkor
Tue Jul 14, 2015 2:30 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Let's Play CTF!
Replies: 14
Views: 1666

Re: Let's Play CTF!

I remember playing it (and various games in the week) back in 2008-2010. After my connection went to pot, I retired. But I'm pleased to say after 5 years the ping seems a bit better than before - Too bad I'm super rusty, and don't have any Sidewinders left (using Logitech now..) :) Apoligize for th...
by Do_Checkor
Sun Jun 07, 2015 6:54 am
Forum: Servers and Server OP's
Topic: 1 vs 1 server request
Replies: 10
Views: 1682

Re: 1 vs 1 server request

I hope someone in the US can do it. Meanwhile I started a backup server for you on Descentforum.NET 1 : d3://87.106.136.253:2081 I'd also encourage you to have a look at this - and check if it could be interesting : http://www.descentbb.net/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=20944 However: I got no doubts that a U...
by Do_Checkor
Tue Jun 02, 2015 12:41 pm
Forum: Servers and Server OP's
Topic: scoopthepoop
Replies: 0
Views: 706

scoopthepoop

This is a final warning to who ever plays under this nick name (and variations of it). I received a ridiculous number of messages from my Descentforum.NET servers for the last couple of months about tons of wear words and several warnings - and even kicks. I understand you might find it funny, but I...
by Do_Checkor
Sun May 31, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 4
Views: 714

Re: Introduction

WB Lady Silver :)

As just posted in the other topic you mentioned - in about 2 hours an Entropy will get launched again:

http://descentbb.net/viewtopic.php?f=1& ... 74#p352674
by Do_Checkor
Sun May 31, 2015 10:16 am
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon
Replies: 13
Views: 1990

Re: Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon

In about 2 hours an Entropy game in 300 baud Entropy - Level Halogen is about to start.

Get your stuff going! d3://87.106.136.253:2088
by Do_Checkor
Fri May 01, 2015 3:18 am
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon
Replies: 13
Views: 1990

Re: Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon

You may want to join the "Bank Shot" Monsterball game this sunday afternoon!

Join d3://87.106.136.253:2088 to make yourself familiar :-)
by Do_Checkor
Sun Apr 26, 2015 9:29 am
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon
Replies: 13
Views: 1990

Re: Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon

It will be on again for another game, Foil :)

Today it will be a classic Halcyon CTF at 1:30h PM CDT // 20:30h MESZ
by Do_Checkor
Fri Apr 17, 2015 11:00 am
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon
Replies: 13
Views: 1990

Re: Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon

This sunday they are planning a "Circuit Breaker Reloaded 1.2" CTF at 1:30h PM CDT // 20:30h MESZ

http://www.descent3fischlein.de/bild_be ... =270&lng=2
by Do_Checkor
Sat Apr 11, 2015 1:02 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon
Replies: 13
Views: 1990

Re: Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon

Tomorrow it will be a Glasshouse CTF. Can now be looked at on Descentforum.NET 8. Let me know if you got any issues!
by Do_Checkor
Mon Apr 06, 2015 2:12 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon
Replies: 13
Views: 1990

Re: Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon

Yes we / the Germans / Descentforum.DE folks know about D:U - thanks for the hint S.T.!

I'll consider the idea of posting Descent related topics on their forums as well...
by Do_Checkor
Sun Apr 05, 2015 12:28 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon
Replies: 13
Views: 1990

Re: Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon

In 3 minutes it will be:

Deep Mining Colony (#300 baud) 3 team CTF

Download the mission: www.descentforum.net/missions/3b3t.zip and extract it to your "Descent3\missions" folder

if you'd like to join in!
by Do_Checkor
Sun Apr 05, 2015 12:24 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon
Replies: 13
Views: 1990

Team Games revival - every sunday afternoon

Just wanted to let everyone know that (for a couple of weeks already now) we got a regular major team game running every Sunday (afternoon in the USA) TeamSpeak3 (while optional) server for the party: Server address: vex-mania.de:44444 Login: [Your nick name in game] Password: Vex-Ts (case sensitive...
by Do_Checkor
Sat Feb 07, 2015 4:47 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Descentforum.DE moving to new server 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 806

Descentforum.DE moving to new server 2015

Quick notice: It is Descentforum.DE's 14th birthday this weekend. I recently announced that the DF.DE project will move to a new server (DF.NET5) and new provider in a bit. The new game server has been bought and set up and is now being tested as Descentforum.DE 5.XX Note that - for the last 3 years...
by Do_Checkor
Mon Feb 02, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: D3 activity dismal
Replies: 32
Views: 4568

Re: D3 activity dismal

Welcome to the DBB, Goober!

You might want to check this out: viewtopic.php?p=346313#p346313
by Do_Checkor
Mon Feb 02, 2015 4:03 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Descentforum.DE/SOD - how to launch BOZ servers by a browser
Replies: 14
Views: 3161

Re: Descentforum.DE/SOD - launch your BOZ server by a web in

I could not find a thread where I said that there was a first SOD system - with no BOZ - just a plain D3 DEDI server - prior to the BOZ system as stated above. So this is supposed to be a quick general statement that there is a web interface where you can start a D3 server (if you want, it would not...
by Do_Checkor
Sat Jan 24, 2015 1:49 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Descentforum.DE/SOD - how to launch BOZ servers by a browser
Replies: 14
Views: 3161

Re: Descentforum.DE/SOD - launch your BOZ server by a web in

Probably right, Tebo! Well... As I said - checked the code and can't find an error. The logging was corrected now, too so if there was an issue in the future I could at least find out if it is my end, or just D3/Anticheat :) Another thing, though: Last weekend I added some security stuff to the code...
by Do_Checkor
Wed Jan 07, 2015 1:03 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Descentforum.DE/SOD - how to launch BOZ servers by a browser
Replies: 14
Views: 3161

Re: Descentforum.DE/SOD - launch your BOZ server by a web in

Cool! I'll be sure to check it out. I wouldn't want to put you to the trouble of camping a server, but I think I could probably set up some server command macros to quickly send BOZ over to the appropriate team. :idea: If it's not too much trouble, and you decide to activate it on SOD, I will defin...
by Do_Checkor
Mon Jan 05, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Descentforum.DE/SOD - how to launch BOZ servers by a browser
Replies: 14
Views: 3161

Re: Descentforum.DE/SOD - launch your BOZ server by a web in

because I didn't understand how the lineup worked (most kills/points, or just reverse order?) Oh yea: It is random order, which is why you struggled to understand. A more complex page code could change this a bit but then again the BOZ SOD system has barely been used at all until today. And there a...
by Do_Checkor
Mon Jan 05, 2015 3:18 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Descentforum.DE/SOD - how to launch BOZ servers by a browser
Replies: 14
Views: 3161

Re: Descentforum.DE/SOD - launch your BOZ server by a web in

Would be something to be able to do a BOZ vs Humans Team Anarchy! *nudge* *nudge* ;) I started that NOW. Unfortunately it won't stay like this for long. A server op would need to set the team of them BOZ. And this would get reset by timelimit or killgoal settings as well as BOZ rejoins. You could u...
by Do_Checkor
Tue Dec 23, 2014 5:34 am
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: OK TIME TO REVIVE D3 MULTIPLAYER!!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1392

Re: OK TIME TO REVIVE D3 MULTIPLAYER!!!!

People play on Descentforum.NET if they are from South Africa, Slovakia, Russia, Australia(!), USA, Brazil, UK, Spain, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Italy, Switzerland,... USA Westcoast pings higher to NYC than Russia to Germany I think. Sigh... So sad the evolution of the internet did not even ...
by Do_Checkor
Mon Dec 22, 2014 3:12 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: OK TIME TO REVIVE D3 MULTIPLAYER!!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1392

Re: OK TIME TO REVIVE D3 MULTIPLAYER!!!!

Been in alot of battles getting better when l dont have 1 sec LAG!! lol i miss hylocon CTF no servers running it we used to have big battles in there miss them. Someone needs to put it up on a server!!! Running again now. Problem with them big battles is that people sit in front of empty servers in...
by Do_Checkor
Thu Dec 18, 2014 3:42 pm
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: OK TIME TO REVIVE D3 MULTIPLAYER!!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1392

Re: OK TIME TO REVIVE D3 MULTIPLAYER!!!!

If you have a valid license by owning original CDs - it might be an option to download a working D3 "All Inclusive" build from Dateiliste: http://www.dateiliste.com/en/descent-3/32-download-descent-3/527-download-the-full-version-of-descent-3.html Tried it myself and had no other chance than liking ...
by Do_Checkor
Wed Dec 03, 2014 9:55 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Reverse Engineering the Force Feedback Pro
Replies: 269
Views: 105491

Re: Reverse Engineering the Force Feedback Pro

I always load firmware on the Teensy. Every board is tested before it leaves here. If the buyer doesn't specify, then I normally load the firmware that works with the most joysticks. I'll load the FFP w/FFB on yours. BTW...your email address in the form looks a bit strange. Could you send me a test...
by Do_Checkor
Tue Dec 02, 2014 3:25 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Reverse Engineering the Force Feedback Pro
Replies: 269
Views: 105491

Re: Reverse Engineering the Force Feedback Pro

I understand.

Well: I'll happily take them, then, as per form confirmation. Forgot to mention firmware: Make them FFP please, but if you don't fancy it:
No worries. I have flashed 20 hex files myself through the Teensy tool, so I should be fine.

Good news! Thank you!