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Topic # 87316 25-Jul-2011 19:32
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Hey Guys

Looks like Quintin let the cat out of the bag on twitter, so I guess its ok to mention it here.

We are in the process of installing Steam Content servers on the Orcon network, with the view of making any content downloaded from this server free to Orcon customers (Ozoned).

We will also be installing gaming servers which will host dedicated gaming servers, which will also be Ozoned.

Will let you guys know closer to the time, but our aim is to have it all installed and running within 3-4 weeks.

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  Reply # 497727 25-Jul-2011 19:40
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Outstanding! Hopefully if this takes off you'll consider Xbox Live? Eh? Eh? :D

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  Reply # 497729 25-Jul-2011 19:48
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This is full of so much win!




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  Reply # 497732 25-Jul-2011 19:50
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The server we purchased was above spec too, so we will be able to host all of the content, rather than just the popular games which most other servers do.

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  Reply # 497743 25-Jul-2011 20:46
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sweet. well done.

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  Reply # 497879 26-Jul-2011 09:22
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Woohoo!!!




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  Reply # 497948 26-Jul-2011 11:32
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Lol this is what Gamers did.. So you dump them and then spend money doing it yourselves?

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz 

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  Reply # 497952 26-Jul-2011 11:47
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Morph: Lol this is what Gamers did.. So you dump them and then spend money doing it yourselves?

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz 


AFAIK nobody has yet cached AND unmetered Steam, so not entirely sure what you are talking about.

 

Personally, I think it is awesome to unmeter Steam.  For those of us who use it a lot not only would it be great for buying new games and applying patches etc, but also for if my hardrive crashes I know I can re-download every single game I own from steam and it won’t cost anything – for me right now that is around half a terabyte of data.

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  Reply # 497962 26-Jul-2011 12:13
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Seen a Orcon Natural Selection 2 servers up the other night! will be awesome once the game is out of beta and more popular in nz!

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  Reply # 497963 26-Jul-2011 12:17
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NonprayingMantis:
Morph: Lol this is what Gamers did.. So you dump them and then spend money doing it yourselves?

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz 


AFAIK nobody has yet cached AND unmetered Steam, so not entirely sure what you are talking about.

 

Personally, I think it is awesome to unmeter Steam.  For those of us who use it a lot not only would it be great for buying new games and applying patches etc, but also for if my hardrive crashes I know I can re-download every single game I own from steam and it won’t cost anything – for me right now that is around half a terabyte of data.


www.gamers.net.nz

They did.. on Orcon.. Content (unmetered) + servers + Rental... 

Then Orcon got sold then Gamers got the pin pulled.

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  Reply # 497981 26-Jul-2011 12:47
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Morph:
NonprayingMantis:
Morph: Lol this is what Gamers did.. So you dump them and then spend money doing it yourselves?

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz 


AFAIK nobody has yet cached AND unmetered Steam, so not entirely sure what you are talking about.

 

Personally, I think it is awesome to unmeter Steam.  For those of us who use it a lot not only would it be great for buying new games and applying patches etc, but also for if my hardrive crashes I know I can re-download every single game I own from steam and it won’t cost anything – for me right now that is around half a terabyte of data.


www.gamers.net.nz

They did.. on Orcon.. Content (unmetered) + servers + Rental... 

Then Orcon got sold then Gamers got the pin pulled.


the link doesn't work

Was 'Gamers' an ISP,And did they unmeter Steam?

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  Reply # 498005 26-Jul-2011 13:29
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NonprayingMantis:
Morph:
NonprayingMantis:
Morph: Lol this is what Gamers did.. So you dump them and then spend money doing it yourselves?

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz 


AFAIK nobody has yet cached AND unmetered Steam, so not entirely sure what you are talking about.

 

Personally, I think it is awesome to unmeter Steam.  For those of us who use it a lot not only would it be great for buying new games and applying patches etc, but also for if my hardrive crashes I know I can re-download every single game I own from steam and it won’t cost anything – for me right now that is around half a terabyte of data.


www.gamers.net.nz

They did.. on Orcon.. Content (unmetered) + servers + Rental... 

Then Orcon got sold then Gamers got the pin pulled.


the link doesn't work

Was 'Gamers' an ISP,And did they unmeter Steam?


Correct it does not work use the waybackmachine.org to see it in an earlier life  No not an isp IT WAS HOSTED BY ORCON and please read 

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  Reply # 498149 26-Jul-2011 18:09

great to hear!



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  Reply # 498159 26-Jul-2011 18:30
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Correct it does not work use the waybackmachine.org to see it in an earlier life  No not an isp IT WAS HOSTED BY ORCON and please read 


Kinda. Orcon sponsored them by giving free colo and bandwidth.

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  Reply # 498166 26-Jul-2011 18:42
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Sounddude:


Correct it does not work use the waybackmachine.org to see it in an earlier life  No not an isp IT WAS HOSTED BY ORCON and please read 


Kinda. Orcon sponsored them by giving free colo and bandwidth.


Ya , But its still the same kinda thing you are now "launching" 



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  Reply # 498170 26-Jul-2011 18:47
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Ya , But its still the same kinda thing you are now "launching" 


Not really. Gamers.net turned it into a business and rented servers etc out. This is going to be free for all and run by Orcon, so we can control quality.





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