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DEFIANT
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UQM forums are down

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i cant get on the uqm forums...https://forum.uqm.stack.nl/ ...just a heads up, if you got the hot line to the people who could fix this that would be awesome to let em know.
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I think they do know already.

The need to move away from stack.nl has been there for a while...
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whats a good forum layout or what ever it is they need to change to?
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They need a new hoster.

The Technical University of Eindhoven ended the free hosting for student's projects a while ago.
The follow up association did allow UQM for a while, but they've told Serge vd Boom to move a few times already.
He already has a URL fitting better than the uqm.stack.nl, but never got around to set everything up for a complete move.
But real life makes it hard to move the forums and find a way to preserve the content...

I hope he had it all backed up properly elsewhere.


Also, good most files are on sourceforge. (http://sc2.sourceforge.net/)
Still no announcement though, and no link to a new forum site.


edit: it's also not the first time:
http://www.star-control.com/community/v ... f=8&t=1315


Hehe, for fun I checked the urquanmasters.net/.com sites.
The .nl has been registered since Sep.2018. (During the legal shenanigans between StarDock and FF/PR)
the .com site has been registered for a while, and I like the name of the registrant: Frungy games, California.
Sounds like maybe FF and PR have a hand in that, but then I would've expected a page forward to the SC2.sourceforge.com site.
The .net site is registered by someone (now) in France. Also registered since Valentine's day 2003. (Same day as the .com site, but different registrants...)
(Serge is Dutch, last time I knew something about his whereabouts, that was the Netherlands, he may have moved though. But then, Internet registrations can be done from everywhere.)
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Forums appear to be back up.
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Indeed.
And if you have a chance, go over to the UQM forum and look at this "Crystal Dynamics VHS tape from 1993" post.
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yeah!
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ah, found that theurquanmasters.com is registered, and shows the same as sc2.sourceforge.net


Weird navigation though. You can go via links to star-control.com, and the URL still showed theurquanmasters.com...
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