Immediate Business Suggestion: Tell us more than "server is down"
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Join Date: Dec 2007
01-31-2010, 10:11 AM
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Would you prefer them to say that a memory leak is occuring within the server and all they can do right now is reboot it until they can figure out what is wrong and then patch all the clients to fix the memory leak?
Because I'm betting thats whats going on.
You darn right! Many, MANY game had this problem. Vanguard, ***, WoW and others. It takes weeks to find them because they never did the load testing to uncover them in the first place. I only wish it was a client-side memory leak. At least that way I could reboot and get back in the game. But when it is a server side issue (still may just be overload issues) then you have a whole other problem altogether.