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Hi I'm new to this community and I was wondering do u guys talk about just 1 specific rts game or all of them? Thx. :)
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squareoaky stewart's profile photoBen Woods's profile photo
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NO worries. You were just asking a question that didn't make any sense to me considering where you were posting to :-D
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Ben Skoning

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So WTF HAPPEN tO EVO......  THIS IS CHAOS
NOT READY TO LAUNCH
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Yeah it was a complete clusterfuck, but if it had been Monday or a month from now, the end result would have been the same. We are getting things sorted out, it will be OK.
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Ben Skoning

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I dont know how many people will be on tomorrow...

http://challonge.com/zk2v2
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err what to do after i download and open winzip folder
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Ben Skoning

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Any one thought of doing a tournament? It could get more people playing.

Not for money or anything but just for bragging rights 
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Kevin Remisoski's profile photoBen Skoning's profile photo
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Hi Ben.  I just sent you a message on hangouts.
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Loo Fock

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I have a problem, When I run EvolutionRTS from Desura it's a Browser page of firefox portable but every time the page doesn't respond when there is Loading screen 

Thank 

(Sorry for my bad english i'm french x) )
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Ben Woods's profile photoLoo Fock's profile photo
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Try the official installer for the spring engine: http://springrts.com/wiki/Download

It's not as nice as the evolution rts implementation, but it will work well enough.

Once you have logged into the server, type:
/j #evolution
in the chat and press enter. That will cause you to join the evolution chat channel. If you have any questions you can just talk in there or double click on "[Evo]Forboding_Angel" to send me a private message.
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Nick Bader

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Recently I've been wanting to start playing Evolution rts again, but whenever I launch it I get a message telling me "Your security setting have blocked a self signed application from running". From what i've read I have to change the java security settings to medium, but the problem is that whenever I launch Evolution RTS java automatically sets itself to high security and in turn throws me he same message. Any help with this issue would be greatly appreciated.
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Nick Bader's profile photoBen Woods's profile photo
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Sweet! Lemmie know if you need anything. If you pm me in the lobby I may or may not respond. Kinda all over the place tonight, but if you post anywhere in this forum, I get a notification on my phone :)
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Ben Skoning

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I am trying to install the game but have no idea what I am doing... is there a video that can guide me thorough the process?
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giova portable's profile photoBen Woods's profile photo
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thank you again for your support, now i know how to progress with that great game. I'll give you feedback later.

Keep on it, that is really a great job !
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Jeremy Swigart

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Is this accurate? I don't see a cppintnew branch. I'm looking for the 'new' AI interface stuff for C++
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Jeremy Swigart's profile photoBen Woods's profile photo
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Haha, no worries :-)

The spring rts community on G+ is here: https://plus.google.com/communities/105913594565438820294
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Kyle Morales

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For some reason when I click "Launch" to start Evo, it brings me to a web page called Spring Web Lobby.  It has an icon labeled "Loading," so I leave it there for a while.  I come back to my computer in 5 hours, and it still hasn't loaded. Is there something I'm supposed to do before it to make sure it loads correctly?
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It might also be that the match automatically ends because you are the only player in game. The "endgame screen" might not show due to your graphic errors.
I know you said the timer is ticking, but does it really continue to tick or stop after a few seconds?
Try adding a bot (there is a button in battleroom), select "NullAI." But without the logfile from above postand screenshot it really is just guessing.
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Any word on +Evolution RTS's compatibility with the forthcoming 0.92 version of +Spring RTS Engine? Is this finally the Holy Grail version we can pimp to the mass market?
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So far most of the fires have been put out. I won't be able to realistically start testing linux packages till 92.x is actually out though, but it really shouldn't be long after 92.x is released.
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Ben Woods
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Posting this here for anyone who watches the forums but not the main +Evolution RTS stream:

Hey everyone! HUGE announcement! +Evolution RTS  is currently on +Steam greenlight! But, in order for it to go live, +Steam has to know that you want it to be available on steam.

So how can you help? It's easy!

Just go to:

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=118661228

And hit the big "Yes" button :-)

Thank you all for your support! You guys are awesome!!! <3
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Chris Walsh's profile photoBen Woods's profile photo
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Yeah pretty much :-) It's getting a ton of votes too. I can haz spring game on steam?
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Nick Bader

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Even though its a bit late I just wanted to say congrats on getting onto steam. I know that it's going to be stressful trying to get the game more suited to the general steam user and I wish you all the best with that.
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Yeah, it's been a total shitshow, but we've got it under control now lol. I wanted to get the linux build out today, but... believe me, that is a completely different can of worms. Sigh.
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Ben Skoning

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ok... just found an issue where my over see er would not spawn... I al so get a sync error
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Ben Skoning's profile photoBen Woods's profile photo
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Hehe no worries :) the working state of test revisions is usually working, but occasionally I do make a commit that breaks everything horribly :-D
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Ben Woods
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Deployment Mode?

Smoth made a suggestion (which at first I didn't take seriously) yesterday, but the more I thought about it the more it intrigued me, so here is the idea.

Instead of having typical rts game starts. When the game starts, give the player 30 seconds (or so), in which time no orders given to units can be carried out (IE, the game would act as though it were paused).

During this time, the player gets 220 metal to spend on anything he wants within the green start boxes area.

So, if he wanted he could spend it on a powerplant and 2 mexes, or on 5 mexes, a factory and 3 powerplants (considered universally to be the "normal" starting build order), or any other combination.

After the 30 seconds were up, the game would actually start.

In thinking about it, I feel as though this could really make the game start dynamic (as well as get rid of the boring first minute of buildup and get right to the fun stuff.

Feel free to tack on suggestions to this. It's just an idea, but one that I think might have a lot of merit.
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hmm... you would start to see people doing the same thing after a few weeks (in terms of building) I don't think new strategy would emerge as you just get a free start... It could make the game time shorter but I don't think its really needed... 
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Gabe Brown

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Hi I was trying to get the game to work but it just wont I tried using spring engine and it wouldn't load (my computer is able to run things like this usually) and tried the first download on the evolution RTS but firefox wasnt working (I dont use firefox at all) honestly I know little to nothing about how to fix this and the game looks pretty cool, can someone help?
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+Gabe Brown , please, stop making a new thread for every comment you make. Simply reply in the same thread!

Ok this is obviously tougher than it appeared on the surface. Just grab the default engine installer (located here: http://sourceforge.net/projects/springrts/files/springrts/spring-96.0/spring_96.0.exe/download ).

http://springrts.com/wiki/Download

Once you ahve that installed, start spring lobby and log into the server, and in the chat tab, type /j #evolution and press enter (that will cause you to join the #evolution  channel).

To get started, simply find an evolution rts server int he battle list tab, and double click to join it and the lobby will automagically download everything you need for you.
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John Waringa

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I just found this game on steam (also know valin via seawolves).  i got the web lobby up but i joined a ded and still got the engine downloading graphic.  wondering how long the engine dl should take... i have decent cable modem speed.   is there a stand alone engine i can dl and install?
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John Waringa's profile photoBen Woods's profile photo
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The engine is about 20 mb or so. The game is about 250mb and the map you are getting could be anywhere between 10 and 50 mb.

You can check the downloads tab to see what is happening.

If you look on the chat tab in the evolution channel, you can talk to me directly if you like.

You can get a barebones engine installer at http://springrts.com but the lobby that comes with it is springlobby and is a bit hard for newcomers to use a lot of the time.
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Zach Sykes

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Well, after returning to RTS after way too long, the game now hates me. -_-
To get myself back into the swing I set up an AI skirmish and hit Start Game.  Of course, it takes me to that server access screen where it does the ten second count, but then it closes out, dumping me back at the lobby.  GOtta fight with it some more before next Saturday, I don't want to miss this one.
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Ben Woods's profile photoZach Sykes's profile photo
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Okay, thanks.  was also trying on the test version servers too.  silly me XD
See everyone Saturday!
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Ben Woods

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Lets do this!
 
Come help us test the new "Kmar" unit! 

Moving to saturdays so that players in far off lands won't end up playing at 4am on a monday. That's no fun. :-) 

A few other units are getting replaced as well O_O New shinies!
Evolution RTS Gaming Get-Together
Sat, October 5, 2013, 1:00 PM

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Evolution RTS
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What's this? A wild tournament appears!
 
Announcing the "Floppy" Cup Open Slot Tournament! $100 prize pool!

Saturday March 30, 2013, 18:00 GMT

Maps: To be determined

Early Rounds: Best of 3
Semifinals: Best of 5
Finals: Best of 7

Prize Pool: $100

Payouts:
First: $50
Second: $30
Third: $20

Matches will be streamed live in 1080p HD!

If you are looking for someone to practice against, try #evolution or #tourney.

To sign up. send an email to tournament@evolutionrts.info with your Lobby Nickname. [SmuG]flopflop[ROBO] or [Evo]Forboding_Angel can answer any of your questions in the lobby or in the forums at http://www.forums.evolutionrts.info

This tournament is open to all. No entry fee. Signups will be accepted until the tournament actually starts.

Linux users welcome! If you need help getting Evolution RTS going on Linux, just make a post in the forums and I'll help you get it situated.

Can't wait to see you all there!
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Vlad-Mihai Sima

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I have installed with Desura, and for single player missions I see only "tutorial". When I click "select game" I see only 4.7. Should there be more missions? Should I see 4.8? Suggestions?
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Ben Woods's profile photoVlad-Mihai Sima's profile photo
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Hmm (sorry for late reply), yeah that might be a good idea. However, doesn't the text say not to kill any buildings already? I dunno, I need to look at it again.

I also need to make a new release post. At this point 4.8 is archaic, but I've been working on some other evo stuff and I wanted to make a release post when i had it all said and done.
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