> My feelings exactly. Nothing against Sturgeon > (no matter how twinky it is :), but bronco is the heart of the game. > > We need a bronco bot server that is not pulsar-zone, > and which the new mac users we hope will materialize > can use (ie, without RSA). > Yup I agree, which is why I have asked repeatedly for continuum to have pre-t mode on. And maybe RSA off again (for the new client) would be a good idea too. > And I think the no-T idle mode hack is also important; > there needs to be a way to hang out waiting for enough > people to show up for a game without some twink dooshing > you while you're doing email in a different window. > I added the no-T idle mode to sysdef option as a darcs patch a month or so ago, it's in the latest vanilla source. > (For those that don't know why pulsar-zone is problematic: it is > tcp-only and the lag is vicious. No continuousTorps increases the lag > liability, as well as being terrible for RSI. As the only bronco > server with bots, I'm concerned it will draw newbies who will then > give up on the game because they don't know that the lag is atypical; > if I won't play there, I'm rather unsure newbies would...) > Agree, pulsar is not a good server for new players due to lag.