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Forums will be flooded with "cant log onto battle.net call the waaaahhhhhhhhhmbulance" threads on 15th. biggrin.gif
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Forums will be flooded with "cant log onto battle.net call the waaaahhhhhhhhhmbulance" threads on 15th. biggrin.gif

But of course, what should we expect from the players that haven't paid attention to the massive amount of data Blizzard has been throwing at us these last few weeks? I really can't remember the last time a company put out a preparation guide just for the launch of their game, and one as detailed as Blizzards.

My expectations are firmly set by Blizzard at this point, and even if I don't get in right away on the 15th it will still be considered smooth sailing. Short of them not launching the game on the 15th, the launch can't fail. Blizzard has completely covered their ass in that regard to any issues.
    
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I'm kind of confused, won't delaying everyone by 40 seconds simply delay the server crash by 40 seconds?

It seems to me that they would need a queue of some sort for this to be effective.

Unless, it slows the log-in process so that it takes 40 seconds, I guess...
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I'm kind of confused, won't delaying everyone by 40 seconds simply delay the server crash by 40 seconds?
It seems to me that they would need a queue of some sort for this to be effective.
Unless, it slows the log-in process so that it takes 40 seconds, I guess...

Read my post one page back on clarification as to how the system is going to work.
    
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Read my post one page back on clarification as to how the system is going to work.

Doh, thanks.
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Beats Bioware's approach of only allowing a handful of people in on launch day lol.

This. I can wait 40 seconds
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Beats Bioware's approach of only allowing a handful of people in on launch day lol.

I didn't run into this, at least if you are referring to Star Wars The Old Republic. I got in on Early Access day 2 and the longest queue I ran into during that first week was about 45 minutes.
    
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I didn't run into this, at least if you are referring to Star Wars The Old Republic. I got in on Early Access day 2 and the longest queue I ran into during that first week was about 45 minutes.

Bioware staggered the early access. Only allowing a certain number of people on the server based on their pre order dates. Then they had artificial caps on the servers and slowly relaxed the cap.

That being said they had a smooth launch aside from some servers have long queues.
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I took the entire week off work for this. I can wait!
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Maybe we should just start a online petition and boycott the game, that seems to be the answer for everything pc game related anymore.
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