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Squad Server Cancelled - ViLayer - you suck!

Posted by Valour - 22 Feb 2016 11:54 AM

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Vilayer, our former Squad hosting provider, was sent four support tickets by me.  They did not bother responding to any of them.   They failed to bill on time (from a credit card - linked to donated funds by members) and suspended our account.   This means I could not log in to pay the outstanding invoice (yes they are genius and will probably be out of business pretty quickly).

 

If you are considering renting a Squad server, or any other server for that matter, stay away from ViLayer.  They are amateurs, they do not provide ANY service and will happily take your money for nothing.

 

Please share this information with other gamers and communities, so that no one else is ripped off by these clowns! We are now seeking a new Squad Server host.   If anyone has the time to find one that has Australian servers, or recommendations, please let us know ASAP!


Squad Server Update

Posted by Valour - 26 Jan 2016 08:09 AM

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Slots have been increased to 36 - which now enables two full, nine person squads per side.   

 

Server usage has been mixed thus far, but we have been full a number of times.   Just takes those few to get in and then it will fill.  


OCB Now Operating SQUAD Server!

Posted by Valour - 21 Jan 2016 10:52 AM

Ok men, I finally found a host.   Ping for me is 16, ping for most AU/NZ players should be pretty good.

 

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32 slots, smaller maps, more intense action.   Prep for some training nights now as well.

 

Admins will be provided connection details shortly.    ALL welcome, until you have demonstrated you are too immature or disruptive to other players, then you will be escorted out.

 

NEWB friendly of course!


Think the Squad In Game Browser is rubbish?

Posted by Valour - 21 Jan 2016 09:02 AM

Yeah, so do I.

 

But the dev's have now added Steam Server Support, which enables you to browse servers in steam.  

 

You can now use the steam server browser by clicking on Steam -> View -> Servers -> Change Filters and select Squad as the game.  You can even right click on a server and select "View Server Info" and you can see who is playing on that server.  Great for finding out where your mates are, and avoiding those servers with certified asshats in them - BUT - this feature works sometimes, and is flaky at best.  It often will list no players (when the server does have players), or only a handful.

 

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Recruiting Squad Platoon

Posted by Valour - 16 Dec 2015 10:50 AM

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Online Combat Battalion is now officially recruiting for SQUAD.   Normal recruiting standards apply, which in a nutshell are:

 

  • Aged 18 or over only 
  • Stable Broadband connection
  • Be a TEAM player
  • Be of good character
  • Have and USE a microphone for in game comms
  • Have a reasonable level of activity in game
  • Abide by our Code of Conduct and Conditions of membership

Full explanation of our recruiting standards and information can be found on our recruitment thread.

 

OCB will shortly have Squad servers up and running for training, general play and match ups against other units.