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      Introduction   The Squad Team reserves the right to edit, update, add and remove rules at any time. Applicable rules extend to the PM system. Your PMs are private, but the Squad Team may be informed about unacceptable PM content by the receiving party.   Section I: Posting Rules   §1 Show Respect This community can only work if we all respect each other. To that end, it is imperative that any time you engage with another user, either directly or indirectly, you show them respect with the content of your post. In particular refrain from flaming, insulting, abusing, taunting, racism, and other similar types of actions towards other forum users.   §2 Attitude & Behavior Poor attitude and behavior are the most common ways a negative / unsafe environment is created and perpetuated. As such that kind of behavior will not be allowed on these forums. Please be mindful of this rule when posting personal positions and opinions regarding topics which could be considered contentious in nature. As a rule of thumb, keep your posts civil in nature, and refrain from making posts that are likely to incite arguments and create a negative environment. As a privately hosted web forum we reserve the right to maintain an environment that we are happy the majority of our players are comfortable with.   §3 Swearing While we will not strictly moderate every little swear that occurs, please try to avoid excessive bad language. The moderation reserves the right to remove rants and unsuitable content at any time.   §4 Illegal Topics
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  1. Server Browser inaccuracy

    When viewing servers, the player count is very inaccurate. It's impossible to know if a server is full, as it will report 1-5 spots open regardless. Unless there are 10-15+ spots open, it's pretty safe to assume the server is full, refreshing the browser doesn't update the count to reflect it's full either. Is there a major roadblock preventing this? If it's a typical master/slave network couldn't they ping the master (I imagine there's a heartbeat) when the players join? Just seems odd when every other game has no problem with this. If it's just a hardware/software issue (some stated NICs are the culprit for some errors) what can I do to reduce the count error.
  2. So I've been a little quiet on the squad front lately, not playing much though I do think I clocked a few rounds in 6.2, leaving me to guess that this happened after the 6.3 update. Game boots up like normal, once the menu screen I can go to the game settings menu fine, load up a training server no problem. But as soon as I go to the server browser, I see two rotations of the loading icon and then my screen fades to black, kicking me to desktop without any error message. Crash log - https://dropfile.to/iwZAYl7 System specs OS - Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit CPU - intel i7 4790k @3.60GHz MoBo - Msi Z97 Gaming 7 (Have already tried the Atheros NIC ethernet port work around) Ram - 16gb GPU - crossfired dual Msi Radeon 290x's Any help will be much appreciated
  3. Hi, I was not able to join a friend, because I did not see the server he was playing on, in the server list. Refreshing the server browser returned more or less servers everytime (!?), but I never saw the one he got on by using the Server Browser on his side. Here what I saw (servers filtered by players num., the server he is ; on the right): Any ideas on the issue ? Would be cool to be able to join by IP on those cases. Thanks
  4. Server browser issues

    So I have a problem where I can't load a proper list of servers. Whenever I open the server browser I can't get a full list of servers, when I first got the game everything worked as expected, open the browser and see every server running the game, now after one of the recent updates i get a seemingly random selection of servers, it changes every time I refresh. This problem is probably best shown through some pictures, here's an album where I took a screenshot every time I refreshed http://imgur.com/a/XjVDu Restarting game and computer has no effect, turning off firewall also has no effect.
  5. Server browser

    Hi. I buy this game 2 days ago. When i click to join a server a small list pop up. But no mater how many time i reffresh the list i cant get the same server as my friend. Some time i get lucky and i found one... but sadly 9/10 the server is full and i got to try again to reffresh the list. I try to complitly shut down my fire wall and antivirus... I try squad.rocks... I try to join my friend via steam... I search for hours the internet to find a solution... So far nothing is helping and i get tired wasting my time. So now i got a 50$ game and i cant play!!! Please help me i want to play but i cant join my friend! Thank you for any help coming.
  6. I have a friend who just bought squad, but in his server browser only 15/20 high ping USA servers show up. We`re both from Europe and i have no problems with the servers whatsoever and the full 100+ servers show up. I have browsed the Squad forums and the internet, but not alot of people have the same issue and i have not found a working fix yet. We`ve tried opening ports, allowing rules in firewall, deleting config files etc etc, nothing worked. Also it seems there is no "connect to ip" command working yet, so it`s basically impossible to play together at the moment. I wonder if there are more people with the same issues? And do the devs know about this? I reckon noone knows a fix or something else that could help us out, but if so feel free to let me know. Thanks in advance..
  7. When i start my server browser, it shows 40-70 ping for EU servers. if i join servers with 60-70 ping, it will be 150-200ms. So, it shows 60-70 ping, but in fact it will be 150-200ms in game. There is no such issue for servers with ping above 60ms.
  8. Server finding Problehm

    Hello i have a Problem with finding any Server I have the newst Version 3.7.3 but i dont find any playserver only the training works. Pls Help me thx Geonosis11
  9. I just activated my V3 key on Steam and attempted to join a server. However, I get a message on the bottom right of the server brower that says "0 servers found with different version." This makes no sense. So I attempt to update server list, the game freezes, briefly unfreezes showing a list of servers this time, then freezes again, then crashes to desktop. Pwease pwease help I want to play real bad!
  10. I can't see ping of any server in the browser. Not a problem really but just an fyi incase it's global, idk. Not sure if it's just me or everyone etc. Your game rocks.
  11. Hi guys,when i try find servers on server browser ,its just show it up 5-7 servers and when i try it join ,its leads me to loading screen and take 5 min and "Lost Connection with the Host" meseger apears! Please help me! ps:when i put Trainning mission ,works fine with 60 fps and sorry about my bad english
  12. Server Browser empty...help please??OK..... as title says... my server browser is always empty even though steam shows ">2,000 in game". A single server popped up and I briefly got to play on a server in Franfurt, but since then nothing..... I have allowed Squad access through windows firewall.... I have refreshed server list..... but now I see nothing at all in the browser..... I look here http://squad.rocks and see loads of servers... but nothing at all in my in-game server browser. I am on steam and definitely using latest version of game.... I have checked my firewall on router and windows... nothing blocked....... what is going on? Hoping I am doing something obviously wrong? (based in Scotland.... ) Any ideas? Yeah... should have said, tried disabling firewall totally (router and windows) and disabled anti virus...... still nothing..... PROBLEM SOLVED...... Kaspersky antivirus blocks server browser, known issue....... solution... remove Kaspersky (or disable at startup), It is not sufficient to just temporarily pause it..... paused, kaspersky still blocks server browser (WTF?) Kaspersky is the problem http://forum.kaspers...howtopic=332106disabled it on startup - works
  13. In past builds of the game I was able to find servers without issue. However after downloading the new build I have been unable to, and the server list returns the message "Failed to retrieve server list." I can login no problem but the server list is So I deleted all of my AppData files and even redownloaded V2. After some digging on the forums I noticed this post by Spectral: My firewall is controlled by ESET, my antivirus, so I added those ports as exceptions. No dice. I even tried adding the exceptions to my disabled Windows firewall just to cover all bases. Then I disabled my firewall and antivirus completely to no avail. Anyone have any ideas? Thanks.