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Posted 3 years ago on January 31st 2019 by Brutus5000

Hello commanders,

this afternoon we had a service outage due to our server disk running full.
We freed up some space to buy some time, but to fix the root cause of the problem we will need to shutdown and restart some services tonight.

Work will start at around 23:00 CET.

— Brutus5000

Posted 3 years ago on October 29th 2018 by Brutus5000

Hello commanders,

the next server update is scheduled for next Wednesday, the 31st of October.
The starting time will be around 17:00 UTC / 18:00 CET. Since we are touching some core parts of the infrastructure, I would expect a little longer downtime as usual. But it should not take longer than 2

Posted 3 years ago on July 25th 2018 by Brutus5000

Dear commanders,

following our regular calendar schedule, next monday we will perform the next server update. So FAF will face a partial outage. Due to constraints with our real-life jobs the update will probably fall into a timeframe between 18.00-20.00 CEST.

– Brutus5000

Posted 4 years ago on May 19th 2018 by Brutus5000

Hello everyone,

our website has received some updates.

  • You are now able to recover your password with your username or your email (instead of both before).
  • Steam linking should be working again. Please consider the latest steam changes. You need to set your profile and your game list to public
  • Our

Posted 4 years ago on January 21st 2018 by Brutus5000

Dear commanders,

we are receiving a lot of complaints about unavailable services. In detail the What’s new? tab in the client, downloads from our content servers (maps, mods, replays, etc.) are broken for all users using IPv6.

We are aware of this issue and sorry for the inconvenience. While

Posted 4 years ago on January 17th 2018 by Brutus5000

A final 0.16.1 stable client was released today. This will be the last stable release for a long while as we focus on development of the unstable branch. You can find the changelog at

Known issues:
* We had reports of some people having

Posted 4 years ago on December 23rd 2017 by Brutus5000

Christmas is coming upon and as soon as Santa leaves our chimneys, the year is almost over. So our christmas present to you is a wrap up of all of our progress: Time to take a look at what our developers have achieved this year.

With the new year, Downlord started building a new Java API as a proof

Posted 4 years ago on December 19th 2017 by Brutus5000

Our wiki has just received a maintenance update (from an unsupported version to a LTS release which is supported until mid-2019). As a result the skin “Dark vector” was removed as it is no longer supported – I don’t know if anybody used it.

Wiki registration is also fixed an

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