Ralph Wiggum wrote:I was in the last stages of Act 4 when I got a "Server will disconnect in 30 mins".
Started the Diablo fight with at around "Server will disconnect in 21 minutes" message.
Thankfully I finished the game with around 10 minutes to go. I would of been PISSED if I got disconnected mid-boss fight.
Ralph Wiggum wrote:Has Blizzard ever made a comment as to why they won't set up an Oceania server? Maybe there weren't enough WoW players to justify the cost, but with Wow and Diablo 3 screaming out for a local server, Blizzard really need to pull their finger out.
Video gaming giant Blizzard Entertainment has reportedly labelled Telstra as the biggest roadblock in its way to setting up dedicated Australian servers for its popular World of Warcraft and StarCraft II games.
National broadband player Internode has discussed the need for an Australian World of Warcraft server with iconic game publisher Blizzard “for many years”, the company’s managing director Simon Hackett said in April. However the talks have gotten nowhere.
mightybomb wrote:Video gaming giant Blizzard Entertainment has reportedly labelled Telstra as the biggest roadblock in its way to setting up dedicated Australian servers for its popular World of Warcraft and StarCraft II games.
Source: http://delimiter.com.au/2010/10/25/tels ... e-servers/
It's old but it shows that Blizzard has tried. Perhaps if other ISP's came to the table maybe something could be done?
Update: Turns out Brack was referring to Optus as our "number one ISP" which means his comments about San Diego now make sense, but it also means they need to be informed a little more about the actual ISP situation in Australia, because Optus would really only represent a small part of our overall service.
mightybomb wrote:12 Years of online gaming and one would think that Blizzard would do maintenance for WoW on Tuesday's (normal time which is fine...) and Diablo on either a Monday or a Wednesday to have less impact on their clients?
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