Qixalite North America Server Trial#369
why do the rgl configs on your servers follow nonstandard rgl config names? just curious - not a huge deal, but idk if it’d interfere with the rgl comp fixes plugins and the updater and all that
since the standards are
rgl_7s_stopwatchetc. but you seem to use
We manage multiple leagues all at once and the updater plugin isn’t installed on the servers to ensure that no other league setups are interfered with. The naming scheme we have set up is in line with the naming scheme we use for all other leagues to standardise our management for all configs that we support.
@vibeisveryo also to touch on the comp fixes plugin that all leagues globally support, we have integrated the specific comp fix cvars that RGL permits in matches inside of the RGL configs.
@Kodyn got it, thanks!
@Kodyn “wow” is this true I would pay for this actually. I mean a server that is slightly closer to the pacific northwest is a hot damn.
@Mothership That is true; I always have respect to the mothership for the 115 ping to east coast and he still drops my medic.
@Midnight-AG We do indeed have a Patreon system that gives you access to our exclusive pools of servers. Our booking system is capable of scaling the number of exclusive servers we have in most of our locations, so we are able to deliver a near-guaranteed server in most locations to our supporters.
If you have any feedback or requests, you can also contact us via our Ticket system on Discord or just DM the support team.
okay i will try it out tomorrow but i do appreciate the idea of having 50- lower ping and stuff
I am looking for a couple of people to contact me via DMs that are interested in helping us test a couple of providers for a Chicago location. Again, just please contact me over Discord (Kodyn#0001) with your Discord ID and I’ll add you to the list of people that have access to that location.
Just to keep everyone updated, we would like to announce that we have officially begun testing Chicago servers and hopefully soon releasing a set of free servers to open up the testing to a broader audience.
As we promised before if the trial phase continues to show demand on our free servers, we will move to permanently support the region. We have high hopes in our Chicago provider being suitable for the quality requirements we seek.
To touch on some future figures as well, since we understand that Chicago seems to be the favoured location for the majority of players, our team has secured a partnership with a provider there to give us the capabilities in scaling to 60+ servers if needed; this assumes that we are satisfied with the quality during testing.
We look forward to working with many of you in delivering a high standard of service and expanding the available options for your scene.
Afternoon / Evening,
We are officially adding Chicago to our North America server trial; this comes with 4 free servers and 50 exclusive servers. These new servers are also using an experimental server image, so let us know if you have issues during this testing phase.
We have completed our expansion for the year in North America with our final location being Dallas. It supports 4 free servers and 4 exclusive servers, we look forward to refining our booking system in the region as we continue testing!
That wraps up our server expansion for North America this year with our new region in Dallas. Supporting 10 locations now for this trial with free servers located in Chicago, Iowa and Dallas, we look forward to working with everyone over the next couple of months in refining our current service and exploring new endeavours!
- Las Vegas
- Los Angeles
- North Virginia
- Salt Lake City
- South Carolina
We hope everyone has a merry Christmas and stays safe as we head into the December period. Reach out to any of our staff if you need a helping hand or just to have a friendly conversation.
@Kodyn With regards to the naming scheme - it makes sense why you do it, but multiple scrims I’ve played so far have had issues with the server host using the commands, often instructed by others/by unofficial guides out there, to exec configs such as
exec rgl_HL_stopwatch, but they did nothing, and we ended up playing out a scrim with no stopwatch and on the default config. I feel like this is an issue that is likely to pop up over and over again, and this will create the necessity for two sets of instructions - one for all non-Qixalite servers using the official config names like
exec rgl_HL_stopwatchand one for Qixalite servers using your own config names such as
exec rgl/HL_stopwatch- this is bound to generate much confusion and possibly the need for rounds played all over again or banned weapons being used, etc.
Is there a way you could create a simple server side alias to match the config names we RGL players are used to, and that we tell everyone who asks to exec, to the config names you use? For example, an
rgl_HL_stopwatch.cfgfile that contains one line:
exec rgl/HL_stopwatch- so that your updating service can update
exec rgl_HL_stopwatchwill still get RGL players to the right config.
I have pushed an update that includes aliases to be more in line with the process that you are familiar with. Only one minor difference is instead of typing
rcon exec rgl_hl_stopwatchyou just type
rcon rgl_hl_stopwatch, so it does end up being shorter and easier to remember anyway.
RGL Alias Examples: