Bulletin

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Dates

  • Round 69 Ticks End: Friday 2nd December 2016
  • Winter Round Signups Open: Sunday 4th December 2016
  • Winter Round Ticks Start: Friday 9th December 2016
  • Winter Round Ticks End: Friday 23rd December 2016
  • Round 70 Signups Open: Friday 30th December 2016
  • Round 70 Ticks Start: Friday 6th January 2017
  • Round 70 Ticks End: Friday 24th February 2017

Who's Online

  • Round 69 - Shattered Time: 246
  • Winter Round 2016 - Let it snow!: 202

Latest Tweets

  • 5 days ago: 2016 Winter Round signups are now open! Ticks start 9th Dec. Signup at https://t.co/RtpuW8p7gj

  • 7 Oct: Round 69 - Shattered Time signups are now open! Signup at https://t.co/an1F8W834b Ticks start 14th October.

  • 29 Jul: Round 68 - The Harvest signups are now open! Signup at https://t.co/CpLfRbZE3g Ticks start 5th August.

  • 20 May: Round 67 - Shames of the Past signups are now open! Signup at https://t.co/SUTUEHNRT2. Ticks start 27th May.

  • 8 Apr: RT @SpaceX: The 1st stage of the Falcon 9 just landed on our Of Course I Still Love You droneship. Dragon in good orbit https://t.co/SYyUCDâ

Downtime Procedures

Planned Downtimes

These will be announced at the time.

- Aim to announce at least 48 hours in advance
- Stop ticker, close game
- Reopen game unmodified, restart ticker
- Promise to have a 24 hour downtime if less than 24 hours notice is given

Unplanned Downtimes

If less than 1 tick is affected, no action is taken.

If one or more ticks are affected:
- Game is rolled back to last unaffected backup (< 1 hour after game has come back up)
- Game is reopened "as is" (i.e. no fleet recall)
- Ticks restart 24 1/2 hours after backup was taken (i.e. 24 ticks have been missed)
- e-mails / IRC messages can be sent to Appoco/Cin to update vacation mode and recall a fleet / prelaunch ALL fleets if the game is down and the user cannot stay to access the game. This is a BEST EFFORTS service and not a guarentee that we will do as requested

Last updated: Tuesday 14th April 2009