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The War Z: Servers Under Attack

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  • AwDiddumsAwDiddums Great YarmouthMember Posts: 416 Uncommon

    Well it's supposed to be a hardcore PvP game, someone has just taken it to the next lvl thats all =).

     

     

  • MasterKush818MasterKush818 Canyon Country, CAMember Posts: 26

    why no one did this before it beyond me....there are so many game companies that deserve this....hit up MIRC and make it happen motherfuckers.

     

     

  • MasterKush818MasterKush818 Canyon Country, CAMember Posts: 26
    so whos next ? i say the age of wushu franchise. u know the cash shop game that is in beta...has 5 different copies of itself throught the world....fire the cannons.
  • MasterKush818MasterKush818 Canyon Country, CAMember Posts: 26

    but when you look at it how many companies deserve this and how many has it happened to....sounds like a false flag to me hey who says nothing is made in america anymore!?!?1

  • XhieronXhieron Knoxville, TNMember Posts: 132 Uncommon

    Am I supportive of attacking people's server infrastructure?  No.  I'm not, no matter who you're talking about (unless maybe it's a hate group or something--but we're talking broad strokes here).  That kind of thing is not something I support, endorse, encourage, or want to see happen, and if you've ever been on the receiving end of a DDOS (I have, as a user of a small system, not on the technical end), for example, you can appreciate the inconvenience and frustration.

     

    But I'd be lying if I said I wasn't grinning over here.  Right or wrong, it's amusing as hell, and even though I can't condone the behavior of the people responsible, it's really hard not to see the corresponding Schadenfreude as genuinely karmic.

    Peace and safety.

  • PsychowPsychow SF Giants Territory, CAMember Posts: 1,784
    Cheering on hackers is like cheering on smugglers, drug lords and other criminals.
  • MasterKush818MasterKush818 Canyon Country, CAMember Posts: 26
    no people just lack the knowledge to strike back....whos side are you on anyway...remember you dont have forever to choose ;)
  • boxsndboxsnd Kraxton, ARMember Posts: 438 Uncommon
    DayZ fans should be aware that actions create reactions...

    DAoC - Excalibur & Camlann

  • JKwervoJKwervo N. Las Vegas, NVMember Posts: 126

    Hammerpoint needs to go out and be annhiliated. They are the epitome of SCUM in the industry. All those that are under Sergey and work for him deserve it as well.

    Destroy ScammerPoint Studios.

  • VassagoMaelVassagoMael Covington, LAMember Posts: 555
    Given this company's business ethics, I would not be surprised if they were doing this to themselves in order to stir up community support.

    Free to play = content updates for the cash shop. Buy to play = content updates for the cash shop.
    Subscription = Actual content updates!

  • KanethKaneth Member Posts: 2,109 Uncommon
    Originally posted by crysent
    Originally posted by SBFord
    Originally posted by Badaboom
    This is just kicking someone that is already down.  Regardless of how you feel about this game, this action on them is wrong.  Sure laugh now...until it happens to a game you like and want to play.

    This is pretty much how I feel. Regardless of whether or not the game was ready for release or if the developers are under fire for ostensibly "misadvertising" their game, NO ONE should wish server attacks like this. Just my personal opinion.

     

    Suzie you understate the sort of stunt they pulled.  "Misadvertising" their game is being far too generous, and since they have essentially admitted to doing such there is no need to put it in quotes.  You can say it as it is - They DID misadvertise their game.

    Regardless of the crap the studio pulled, this type of an attack should not be supported in general terms. There are always consequences for any criminal action. People keep doing this kind of crap and we will see more SOPA type bills trying to be passed in various governments around the world.

    The best way to "voice" your opinion towards companies is to vote with your wallet.

  • GrayGhost79GrayGhost79 Webster, MAMember Posts: 4,775 Uncommon
    Originally posted by boxsnd
    DayZ fans should be aware that actions create reactions...

    Oh yes, because this could only be DayZ fans. There certainly aren't any disgruntled players out their that were done dirty by The War Z devs that feel that actions create reactions... 

     

     

  • GrayGhost79GrayGhost79 Webster, MAMember Posts: 4,775 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Kaneth
    Originally posted by crysent
    Originally posted by SBFord
    Originally posted by Badaboom
    This is just kicking someone that is already down.  Regardless of how you feel about this game, this action on them is wrong.  Sure laugh now...until it happens to a game you like and want to play.

    This is pretty much how I feel. Regardless of whether or not the game was ready for release or if the developers are under fire for ostensibly "misadvertising" their game, NO ONE should wish server attacks like this. Just my personal opinion.

     

    Suzie you understate the sort of stunt they pulled.  "Misadvertising" their game is being far too generous, and since they have essentially admitted to doing such there is no need to put it in quotes.  You can say it as it is - They DID misadvertise their game.

    Regardless of the crap the studio pulled, this type of an attack should not be supported in general terms. There are always consequences for any criminal action. People keep doing this kind of crap and we will see more SOPA type bills trying to be passed in various governments around the world.

    The best way to "voice" your opinion towards companies is to vote with your wallet.

    I would imagine some are afraid to vote with their wallets in this case considering War Z devs threatened players asking for refunds. 

  • kindred374kindred374 taylor, MIMember Posts: 1 Uncommon
    I love it  a new year and still now one has noe huminity left to say nothing nice to no one, May be god should pray for us. with all the negitive commits i read above. at least some people try redeam them selves . even some forgive and forget.
  • JKwervoJKwervo N. Las Vegas, NVMember Posts: 126
    Originally posted by Kaneth
    Originally posted by crysent
    Originally posted by SBFord
    Originally posted by Badaboom
    This is just kicking someone that is already down.  Regardless of how you feel about this game, this action on them is wrong.  Sure laugh now...until it happens to a game you like and want to play.

    This is pretty much how I feel. Regardless of whether or not the game was ready for release or if the developers are under fire for ostensibly "misadvertising" their game, NO ONE should wish server attacks like this. Just my personal opinion.

     

    Suzie you understate the sort of stunt they pulled.  "Misadvertising" their game is being far too generous, and since they have essentially admitted to doing such there is no need to put it in quotes.  You can say it as it is - They DID misadvertise their game.

    Regardless of the crap the studio pulled, this type of an attack should not be supported in general terms. There are always consequences for any criminal action. People keep doing this kind of crap and we will see more SOPA type bills trying to be passed in various governments around the world.

    The best way to "voice" your opinion towards companies is to vote with your wallet.

    SOPA wasn't a bill about hacking. It was to stop sites from Pirating copyrighted properties.

    I condone these attacks against STUPID and GREEDY and MALICIOUS companies. Sergey deserves to be shut down and never develop a game ever again.

  • tamas94tamas94 TurdaMember Posts: 2
    Originally posted by MasterKush818
    once you figure out money isnt everything them come back and reply.

    Of course money is everything... It controls everything and everyone...

    What do you think, for what other reason could have Sergey done this scam than money?

  • AchroAchro Torrance, CAMember Posts: 5
    Another sad lie concocted by their PR interns to paint them as the victim, rather than as the villain.
  • MasterKush818MasterKush818 Canyon Country, CAMember Posts: 26
    money only controls one thing. and thats fear. happy new year and welcome to the reservation slaves.
  • TalonsinTalonsin Member Posts: 2,583 Rare
    I dont condone this type of retaliation but I also wonder how much truth there is to this hacker claim.  To me, it is just as possible that Sergy and Co screwed up some code and are blaming it on hackers.  Just like they lied about the reason the game was removed from steam.  The whole thing is sad either way.
  • expressoexpresso meMember Posts: 2,218 Uncommon
    It's a publicity stunt to get websites talking about the game again (any news is good news) but this time have them feel sorry for them.. these guys are ruthless.
  • mgilbrtsnmgilbrtsn belleville, ILMember Posts: 2,549 Rare
    Originally posted by Konner920
    Its funny because no one likes this game. And this is probably the only time the entire MMORPG community doesn't argue about it.

    Nothing brings the gaming community together like a good cyber attack.

    Concentrate on enjoying yourself, and not on why I shouldn't enjoy myself.

  • darkrain21darkrain21 philadelphia, PAMember Posts: 276 Uncommon
    BRING IT TO THE GROUND!
  • Dantae87Dantae87 Camloops, ABMember Posts: 166

    this game is only gonna bleed money and continue to do so untill finally its going to be forced to do a kickstarter or be shut down....we can only hope.

     

    maybe they shoudnt have pissed off over 3/4 of the gaming community none of this would have happend but obviously they pissed off the wrong ppl and didnt give them a refund back.

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  • LydarSynnLydarSynn Jonestown, ALMember Posts: 181 Uncommon
    Why does MMORPG insist on using those fake screnshots when talking about this game. That is not representative of the game and it looks hardly anything like that. How much is Hammerpoint paying you guys?
  • zymurgeistzymurgeist Pittsville, VAMember Posts: 5,386 Uncommon
    No matter what you think of the game this sort of thing needs to stop. Randoms assholes cannot be permitted to wage warfare across the intenet any time they feel like throwing a temper tantrum. It's disrupting service to thousands of people who have never heard of Hammerpoint just because they're in the path of the network traffic.

    "Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause" ~Victor Hugo

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