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PostPosted: Tue Jan 12, 2016 3:36 pm Post subject: No icon THG#2 Reply with quote

as it isn't being used for CP maps - some of us kind of guessed that wouldn't work anyway - could it go back to being the same as #1 but maybe with no class limits (enables more craziness if needed )?  there have been a few evenings now where a few people have been waiting to join and giving up to go to one of the dodgy ones *shudder*.  when there are 8 or so people waiting I would be happy to swap and start to bolster up #2

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 12, 2016 3:55 pm Post subject: No icon Re: THG#2 Reply with quote

I agree that this would be worth trying, as #2 seems to be empty most of the time. It can be frustrating trying to get onto #1 at peak times, the "connect 87.98.254.85:27015" minigame gets old pretty fast!  Shocked

I'd also be willing to join server 2 to try to fill it up a bit, announcements might help with this too when #1 is already full.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 12, 2016 6:06 pm Post subject: No icon Re: THG#2 Reply with quote

That seems like a nice idea. I don't know if this is possible, but if so -> could it be done that upon trying to join THG 1 when full, you would be automatically redirected to THG 2 - as to help the server to fill up a bit?
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 13, 2016 11:30 am Post subject: No icon Re: THG#2 Reply with quote

lol. I've had a little fiddle and set it up almost the same as "#1" with no class limits etc. Give it ago let me know if there are any issues Smile
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 13, 2016 11:42 am Post subject: No icon Re: THG#2 Reply with quote

Shake wrote (View Post):
It can be frustrating trying to get onto #1 at peak times, the "connect 87.98.254.85:27015" minigame gets old pretty fast!


While it doesn't help with actually connecting any faster, you can set an alias up so you don't have to remember the IP and port - e.g. I just type thg and it does the same thing.  All you need to do is add the line
alias thg "connect 87.98.254.85:27015"
to your <steam>\SteamApps\common\Team Fortress 2\tf\cfg\autoexec.cfg file (create a blank file if it doesn't exist already).    

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That seems like a nice idea. I don't know if this is possible, but if so -&gt; could it be done that upon trying to join THG 1 when full, you would be automatically redirected to THG 2 - as to help the server to fill up a bit?


irc redirects aren't allowed if your want the server to stay on valve's quick play lists.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 13, 2016 1:33 pm Post subject: No icon Re: THG#2 Reply with quote

binksy wrote (View Post):
lol. I've had a little fiddle and set it up almost the same as "#1" with no class limits etc. Give it ago let me know if there are any issues Smile


thanks binksy  Very Happy
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 13, 2016 3:16 pm Post subject: No icon Re: THG#2 Reply with quote

If the idea is to make #2 a server that can be used to play on while waiting to get on to #1, it might be an idea to limit it to just a small rotation of the more popular PL maps. The server used to fill up reasonably well with just randoms when it used to be like that.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 13, 2016 3:20 pm Post subject: No icon Re: THG#2 Reply with quote

Yeah i agree it does seem to help keep it full due to the quick join starting with PL, its another reason why they are played so much more "poor cp maps"  Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 13, 2016 4:29 pm Post subject: No icon Re: THG#2 Reply with quote

Thanks Binksy, let's see how it goes!  Very Happy

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While it doesn't help with actually connecting any faster, you can set an alias up so you don't have to remember the IP and port - e.g. I just type thg and it does the same thing.  All you need to do is add the line
alias thg "connect 87.98.254.85:27015"


Thanks Derfy, I tried to bind it a while ago but it doesn't work from the menu, didn't think to simply use the alias in the console  Rolling Eyes   Smile Thanks!  Very Happy
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 13, 2016 5:24 pm Post subject: No icon Re: THG#2 Reply with quote

Shake wrote (View Post):
Thanks Binksy, let's see how it goes!  Very Happy

Derfy wrote (View Post):
While it doesn't help with actually connecting any faster, you can set an alias up so you don't have to remember the IP and port - e.g. I just type thg and it does the same thing.  All you need to do is add the line
alias thg "connect 87.98.254.85:27015"


Thanks Derfy, I tried to bind it a while ago but it doesn't work from the menu, didn't think to simply use the alias in the console  Rolling Eyes   Smile Thanks!  Very Happy


Also you don't have to remember the IP. As the website and TF2 server are hosted on the same box you can simply use 'connect triggerhappygamers.com' and it'll resolve to the correct IP, and will use the default port of 27015.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2016 11:36 pm Post subject: No icon Re: THG#2 Reply with quote

Well done aeryn and others for filling THG #2 on Friday and Saturday, we had two full servers for a while I think!  Very Happy
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