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Step-Step-Freeze, Repeat.

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Violence, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. Violence

    Violence Lore Keeper
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    That's how I play UO from time to time since yesterday.

    It doesn't seem like typical lag, the thing is I went to PvP with another guildmate today and he got it as well, at the same time I did.

    So did my girl sitting next to me and she wasn't with us. Same moment. That guildmate is in the UK, not living close to us.

    So it starts and lasts for a minute or two, then goes away... Then at a random time it starts again. Others seem to experience this as well.

    That's in Europa by the way. :sad4: :confused:
     
  2. Iv been havin the exact same problem and im playing on Great Lakes! :thumbdown:
     
  3. Violence

    Violence Lore Keeper
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    *Small Update*

    It's also happening on Atlantic now.
     
  4. K'torr

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    Been on Siege for a while.
     
  5. Rowen

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    that is because the dev's have just nerfed uo. all templates are deemed overpowered so they decided the best possible solution was to nerf UO itself.

    but seriously i notice this for over a week now on catskills, which is the lowest pinging shard for me next to seige, and i have a 5meg connection. might of been pub55.
     
  6. ZippyTwitch

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    Could try looking at your own computer system. Might be having trouble loading info as you move around.
     
  7. ColterDC

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    Maybe a fix to all the speedhackers? just lag everyone out so we all feel like we're running in mud.

    *not implying the OP is a speedhacker*
     
  8. Sam the Scribe

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    So... not clear by your description... but is what is happening to everyone... when you hold down your right mouse button to run/walk... sometimes you just stop. Or, sometimes you right click once and end up with a double click instead? (I find that when I'm sorting through multiple vendor pouches I'm often closing two at a time when i right click on the top pouch.)

    I keep thinking it's my mouse, but I only notice this on UO from what I can see. That is if I'm talking about the same thing you are...

    Could be a bad mouse button for me I guess.

    Safe Travels, Sam
     
  9. Lady Kiara

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    No Your mouse things have been wierd since Publish 55...I run into it to

    And as for the so called Lag Stop go Thing It's on Chessy to....
     
  10. Basara

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    I don't know about you Europeans and East Coasters, but I was getting obscene packet loss to the west coast servers yesterday according to uotrace, at the step beween the last two hops (I know those are EA's) and the last hop off Sprintlink - the IP won't resove in whois, and is different from both the uo hops and sprintlink (I've heard, but not seen confirmation, that the offending machine is also EA's but how can one tell?).

    When I say obscene, I mean it started at 83% packet loss, and "improved" to only 60% an hour later - an hour after that, it worked normally. Thank god I was only on to fill BODs.
     
  11. I play GL and went to Formosa a time back. At 300+ latency I was getting normal walk, on foot running, and the 2 tile movement stop and start when mounted. I think they are tinkering with it so that more computes will run smoother. I notice it at about 1:00 pm Eastern. Is that about the time I was doing it with the rest of you. They stay away from the tims that most people play.

    Today it was fine for me though. It was just the one day for me.
     
  12. Jesara

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    I've been noticing a different lag lately too. Big time on Europa, but a bit on other shards. I barely can do BODs on Europa, and have given up walking escorts around as its just too slow.
     
  13. Clog|Mordain

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    I'd put money on it that EA merged the servers with WAR servers to "save money" cause this is even happening down under and i live fairly close to the server.

    :gun:
     
  14. Sid Vacuous

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    I've been having the same problem intermittently - very severe stop start freeze ups lasting a second or two every cpl of steps. Goes away after a few minutes usually. This is on Oceania.
     
  15. Anne

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    On Europa I've had a lot of lag the past few nights with huge freezes to the point I think I've been disconnected. Not to leave out the many client crashes when I use a moon gate or teleport. It's getting really old :sad4:
     
  16. Basara

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    More likely, they put the WAR servers in the same server farms that they already had DAoC & UO servers located, and WAR is devouring the farms' bandwidth (not the same thing as physically having the servers in the same rack). Either way, there's gonna be a serious bottleneck from the new game's high bandwidth usage.
     
  17. Its happening on Origin also, and if they did what you say is true and we are somewhat sharing the servers with WAR, maybe we all should just quit and go to that game so we can move! :sad4:
     
  18. jelinidas

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    Cats was awful at times tonight. We play on seperate computers with seperate high speed internet access. Lagness at almost the same time.
     
  19. Violence

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    Sam the Scribe : No, the game freezes completely for a couple of seconds. Then it goes on like what I described. For instance if I'm running Media Player, it's unaffected.

    Good to know it's happening all over(so to say, it's definitely NOT good really).

    It's not the computer, I dunno how many times EA's games have forced me to clean-format and re-install everything. Computer's top-notch. Don't yet have NVidia z280 but other than that.... It's flying. Connection's awesome as well.
    I am not going through that again because it fixes nothing and because multiple people across EU report the same thing! :eek:

    If it really is WAR servers merge(which would mean this "lag" will become permanent) I might as well leave the game.

    Any official word on this issue which all of us are experiencing would be great...
    Meeeeeeeeeeeedics?! Er. DEEEEEEEEEEEEEVS?
     
  20. 5% Luck

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    You might want to run a virus scan. AVG is free and effective IMO.(stay off the P**n sites)
     

  21. Yes, Im locking up about everytime I recall somewhere or going in and out of caves will do it also.

    I cant imagine what this will do to the game if it is indeed something permenant.
     
  22. Sir Kenga

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    Yes i also have uo crashed when i go through moongates or recall somewhere VERY often.