Stress Testing Apr 17, 2020 Last night, myself and my friend Martin decided to ‘stress test’ my popey spades server. I was keen to see if it could handle a bunch of people playing for an extended period, so put out a call to see of people wanted to spank either of us with a spade. Turns out, I needn’t have bothered, because by the time I joined just before 10pm UK time, there were already 20 + people playing! ...
Running Piqueserver Apr 14, 2020 I mentioned in the Welcome post that I’m running piqueserver to play on. Piqueserver is an awesome free software implementation of the OpenSpades / Ace of Spades server. It’s pretty configurable, so you can customise your server to have maps and game modes you prefer. It has server and team text chat, map voting and admin / moderation tools. It can also connect to an IRC channel to allow for server monitoring, and has an SSH remote access option. ...
Welcome Apr 13, 2020 Got a bit bored during the Great Lockdown of 2020 and found myself playing a bit of OpenSpades. One thing led to another, and I decided to spin up a server, create a discord and register a domain. So here we are. You’ll find my server “Good Vs Evil” in the list, and can ‘favourite’ it with a right click of the mouse. Maybe I’ll see you there. Most servers have “blue” and “green” teams, or words in polish I don’t understand. ...