Karl Jakobis liked a post in a topic by Killbeam in Important: Open Beta Status Announcement
The fact that we even get the opportunity to play this game again at some point is amazing. While I understand the impatience of some fans, they seem to forget that all this wouldn't even happen at all if it wasn't for you guys!
This is definitely the right decision. The well-being of the team is much more important than this game.
Karl Jakobis liked a post in a topic by fiki574 in [Important] Open Beta Delayed
"I've been in the shoes of those developers, working so hard to revive our favorite game." - Proof or didn't happen
"I actually don't believe that those devs are able to pull this stuff. So young and lacking experience..." - Young yes, lacking experience? No. I'm 8 years in programming business so argument invalid.
"I predict that nothing will be playable, except the forge in the next 2 years." - How so when there were so much testers playing and streaming stuff from old server?
I'd like to see you reverse engineer a game completely, then code a server counterpart for it, then make an application that can edit game files you didn't have a clue about how they work. Oh, and make it all in timespan of 2.5 years. The amount of work I've put into this is immense, I won't tolerate anyone bashing my 2.5 years work.
As @Ultrakool said and this may sound arrogant, if there wasn't for me you'd still be stuck with dev updates regarding old C# server, let alone have a new version rewrite at the point it is currently. If I snap, quit and don't come back, you won't be able to play this game until 2020 so be grateful. Point me to a project or game studio that has weekly updates as we have and is involved with their community as we are. That's what I thought, you can't, so be sure you collectively don't mess up whole staff<>players relationship.
Karl Jakobis liked a post in a topic by Fotti in [Important] Open Beta Delayed
Let me tell you something...
I've been in the shoes of those developers, working so hard to revive our favorite game. Kinda.
Whenever you feel so close to solving a problem, at least 3 more emerge. Re-writing a server-side client in another language, while it seems doable is not an easy task. Those estimates are unreal. It is just not doable in the spans mentioned, If those guys manage to do that- I'll applaud them. I do not want to break the hype, but the winter release will be followed by the spring one. If it was meant to be done it should happen over an year span.
I actually don't believe that those devs are able to pull this stuff. So young and lacking experience... They are giving us false hopes. I predict that nothing will be playable, except the forge in the next 2 years. I know how those things work and this is just a masquerade. I am grateful for the effort put into it, but I just believe that we'll get what is promised in the days to come.