Update scheduled for Jan 31st

We are going to update Weewar.com to the latest version on Jan 31st. We’ll start the upgrade process at 1 pm (CET) and expect it to take about 1 hour. Weewar.com will be unavailable during that time. The update addresses a number of bugs and introduces an overhauled game interface. The biggest changes are all invisible and have to do with the multi server set up Weewar is running on. If all goes as expected this update will pave the way for some very exciting features we are already working on. We’ll keep you update on the progress here.

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15 Comments

  1. Alex
    Posted January 31, 2008 at 11:12 | Permalink

    Servers are down (as scheduled) and we have started the data migration to the new version.

  2. K8daGr8
    Posted January 31, 2008 at 11:25 | Permalink

    A new interface?Sounds cool.How different is it?

  3. Alex
    Posted January 31, 2008 at 13:06 | Permalink

    You’ll see shortly. We have just finished testing the upgraded version and will turn Weewar.com back on shortly.

  4. Posted January 31, 2008 at 13:12 | Permalink

    Lets hope it all works as it should!

    ( I grave for my Internet-crackshot! ;-) )

  5. Stelios
    Posted January 31, 2008 at 13:16 | Permalink

    Good luck with the upgrades. Hope it all goes well and we got the new weewar running soon!!!!

  6. Dan
    Posted January 31, 2008 at 13:24 | Permalink

    Hi,

    Any idea when we’ll be back up and running!!

    Get withdrawel symptoms….Have had to raid the chocolate tin to stop the twitching!!

    :-)

  7. Crusher
    Posted January 31, 2008 at 13:41 | Permalink

    Ha: Withdrawal!  That’s exactly what I was thinking.  (At least it’s less time-consuming and life-eating than World of Warcraft.)

  8. spadequack
    Posted January 31, 2008 at 14:25 | Permalink

    Not sure if it’s necessary because I don’t know for how long you guys were down to upgrade the site, but are you going to reset the game timers? (Doesn’t affect me, but might for others)

  9. admin
    Posted January 31, 2008 at 14:32 | Permalink

    We are back. Go get your fix now :)

    @spadequack yes, players who had less than several hours left had their turn times reset to accommodate the downtime.

  10. Muzzafar
    Posted January 31, 2008 at 16:21 | Permalink

    I can get to the headquarters if I go to battleground2.weewar.com, but I go to http://weewar.com I get “The gears of Weewar are being oiled” message.

    Thought you might want to know.

  11. vectorhive
    Posted January 31, 2008 at 22:33 | Permalink

    lovely. working great here. i cleared my cache just for laughs and everything is running fine so far.

    i like the new interface. thanks for giving us more of our screens back :)

  12. Stagolee
    Posted February 1, 2008 at 10:17 | Permalink

    Working fine for me too. Nice and quick. The interface and just the screen in general seem a lot clearer the way it is now.

  13. LordBaer
    Posted February 2, 2008 at 17:36 | Permalink

    I have the same problem as Muzzafar.  I cant access any details in the blog either.  Interesting thing is if i access from work i do not have these issues.

  14. mushroomshirt
    Posted February 2, 2008 at 21:46 | Permalink

    Did something happen to the wiki after the upgrade?  Seems to be gone.  (including the tournament bracket!)

  15. K8daGr8
    Posted February 3, 2008 at 18:43 | Permalink

    I like the update better… any chance we can get a timestamp on the chat though?

    BTW, wiki wasn’t working for me either…


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