Tuesday, June 05, 2012

SnoutCast #120: FORSAN ET HAEC OLIM MEMINISSE IUVABIT

The title of this week's show is an ancient Roman saying I first learned in high school. Roughly translated, it means: "Someday we'll look back on this and laugh." Which is pretty much how I felt immediately following WarTron Application Day...


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00:58 - "Solomonian"
01:49 - So, about the WarTron Game application process...
05:47 - it's kind of a funny story
09:25 - I DISAGREE
11:46 - a brief diversion to Carpathia
12:59 - on accepting more than 20 teams
20:36 - cold hard facts
23:47 - The End

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Music: instrumentals from "Code Monkey" and "You Ruined Everything" by Jonathan Coulton

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Curtis DeeAnn

3 comments:

elj said...

While my team was waiting for the server to return, we listened to your last WarTron podcast, which included highly ironic lines like, "You know, we never really tried stress-testing it... How many people would it take to crash the server?"

Curtis Chen said...

TOO SOON :)

Ouroboros said...

"we did not anticipate the level of demand"

Actually, I'm curious as to the number of teams you think were trying to connect (I don't really care how many teams you planned for) just as an idea around what demand there is for weekend-long games?