It's because a majority of the active members are EU based, and the NA players are moving over to hang with the pals. Once the South American members become a bit more active (SEBBY WHERE YOU AT BRO), the NA be more popular again.
It would be nice to have both servers active of course, in reality it's going to take a few additional players spread evenly across timezones to make it happen. I concede I rarely go to US unless its just to socialise, my ping is x3-x4 better on Euro, and I lag on US occasionally too. I'll try to make more of an effort to hit the US server sometimes too.
As I said in synergy. Maintaining the ranks was taking all of my time luring others onto the server, it was exhausting and only prolonging the inevitable. I don't care where I fight I have played enough to adapt, and all I need to do is warm up and adjust. My theory when I took the administration seriously was on the lower ranking server w/e the circumstances and boost it, perhaps if everyone did that things would be more balanced. No biggie it is still useful ^_^
Well it s a fact that most of us are euro players. And in the us, when we are not there, probably the us player drops in the us server. Because it is their advantage. But i dont think that it is necessary to go there where u dont have to despite the server is empty and u want to boost up the server stats although it seems to be useless bc the other players are connected in the other ones...
Best way to do is, if there a players, go and join them.
I've been thinking. To most people they will approve, but I know people like Kern trying to make the US server more active might not. Since we've been having a full server for a couple days, I think we should lower the US server slots to 18 and in turn raise the EU server to 32.
I like that idea Vader. I join in that server which does have friends playing. Not really looking if it's euro or america and i don't know how bad my lag will be in there when i even lag in euro server too...
The Europe server costs additional money for each extra slot. The US server does not. It's one flat fee - $10/month for 32 slots, so there's no way and no point in lowering the slots on the US server. The Euro server is $0.95/slot. So at 18 slots it is $17.10/month. The Euro server would cost $30.40/month with 32 slots -- over three times as much as the US server. We aren't at 18/18 often enough to justify that cost. I'm not sure we're at 18/18 often enough to justify any additional cost. It would be nice to record what percentage of time the server is full. I might be able to make a program to do that.
Check historical data (daily, weekly, monthly), according to gametracker it looks like we had 18 players only once (even tho I think it was several times) but GT is bit biased, anyways monthly average seems to hit around 12 players on server. So based this stat, additional slots may not be so hot topic now. If you want to make that little program Nick, sure go ahead, it might provide more accurate percentages than GT
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