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SilentHeroes outlives BF1942 Master Server
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Zarkow
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 31, 2010 13:17    Post_subject:  SilentHeroes outlives BF1942 Master Server   Post_unmark_read 

Since a day or two the BF1942 Master Server is down. Possibly taken down by EA since they don't want to support the game anymore. (This is the reason people also complain about online-verified DRM's...)

This makes it very hard (impossible) to find servers online from within the BF1942 client as the internet-tab will not work at all since the client cannot be verified to be using a legal key.

One way around this for now is to directly connect to a server you want to play against - just how a gamelauncher like AllSeeing Eye worked when it was still being developed.

Here is a forum-post in how to write a short-cut to connect to the OPFS server for their Weekly Tuesday and Friday Big Game's: http://www.silentheroes.se/forum/viewtopic.php?p=67831&tag=bf1942_master_server_has_died_-_how_to_connect_to_opfs_srv#67831

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 31, 2010 19:57    Post_subject: Re: SilentHeroes outlives BF1942 Master Server   Post_unmark_read 

Zarkow wrote:
Since a day or two the BF1942 Master Server is down. Possibly taken down by EA since they don't want to support the game anymore. (This is the reason people also complain about online-verified DRM's...)

It's just Gamespy failing;
http://blogs.battlefield.ea.com/battlefield_bad_company/archive/2010/08/23/important-message-for-bf2-and-bf-2142.aspx
It's been like this since the move.

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Zarkow
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 15, 2010 05:33    Post_subject:   Post_unmark_read 

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30.08.2010

"GameSpy is investigating the problems since maintenance that has affected BF1942, BF2 and BF2142. Update once we hear from them."

http://twitter.com/OfficialBF2


So, is it working now for BF1942-players?

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 15, 2010 07:32    Post_subject:   Post_unmark_read 

Yep.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 17, 2010 00:13    Post_subject:   Post_unmark_read 

The Master Server only was a few days down.
After then we play like before.
And the SH Events and other Mod Events run like before.
Its no different.
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