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Gamespy servers going down, will Co-Op be gone...
4 months ago  ::  Apr 03, 2014 - 12:56PM #1
JustinBB7
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Gamespy posted this:

Effective January 1st, 2013, GameSpy has ceased to make its software available for Licensing.

Effective May 31, 2014, GameSpy will cease providing all hosted services for all games still using GameSpy.
If you have any questions about how this impacts your favorite title please contact the game’s publisher for more information.


Thanks for a great ride!




www.poweredbygamespy.com/pricing/

What will this mean for co-op? Will you guys fix this, I hope you do, I love SR2.
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4 months ago  ::  Apr 03, 2014 - 1:19PM #2
V_IdolNinja
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We haven't actually announced anything yet either way. The good news is that you should still be able to use the LAN option for SR2 coop with apps like Hamachi or Tunngle to connect to your friend.

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4 months ago  ::  Apr 03, 2014 - 1:48PM #3
JustinBB7
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Thanks for the quick reply, makes sense you don't upgrade old games anymore. Still sucks but at least there are other ways.

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4 months ago  ::  Apr 07, 2014 - 3:09PM #4
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Apr 3, 2014 -- 1:19PM, V_IdolNinja wrote:


It's pretty unlikely that we will be patching our older games like SR2 that use Gamespy, but we haven't actually announced anything yet either way. The good news is that you should still be able to use the LAN option for SR2 coop with apps like Hamachi or Tunngle to connect to your friend.




I recall SR2 not liking Hamachi. Not sure about Tunngle, but as far as I remember, Hamachi just isn't compatible with SR2.

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4 months ago  ::  Apr 07, 2014 - 3:15PM #5
V_IdolNinja
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Apr 7, 2014 -- 3:09PM, samlynch2 wrote:


Apr 3, 2014 -- 1:19PM, V_IdolNinja wrote:


It's pretty unlikely that we will be patching our older games like SR2 that use Gamespy, but we haven't actually announced anything yet either way. The good news is that you should still be able to use the LAN option for SR2 coop with apps like Hamachi or Tunngle to connect to your friend.




I recall SR2 not liking Hamachi. Not sure about Tunngle, but as far as I remember, Hamachi just isn't compatible with SR2.




The problem with Hamachi that you're remembering is a bit different. SR2 PC has a problem with trying to use the first (top) listed network adapter when trying to connect. So, if the Hamachi virtual adapter is installed and that adapter is listed at the top then it will automatically try to use it through Gamespy, and naturally fail. But, if you install Hamachi and actually connect via Hamachi to your partner using the LAN option in the in-game menu then it works perfectly.

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4 months ago  ::  Apr 08, 2014 - 12:36PM #6
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so goodbye most fun coop game ever ? www.joystiq.com/2014/04/04/gamespy-onlin...
sr2 coop must work forever and go down only with psn ...
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