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Posted 4 years ago on October 10th 2017 by OppressiveDuke

Hello Commanders,

the server migration (performed mainly by Downlord and Sheeo, many thanks to them for their hard work) has so far been mostly successful, as you have surely noticed.

This morning I fixed some small issues with the updater, which means playing games should work without any problems

Posted 4 years ago on September 30th 2017 by OppressiveDuke

Greetings Commanders,

as you may know, some people have experienced graphics bugs with the newest 0.16 python client release that made the client to appear frozen.

There is now a possible fix for that.

So that we can bring a new and improved 0.16 client to all of you, testing is needed. So please u

Posted 4 years ago on September 10th 2017 by OppressiveDuke

Greetings Commanders,

Update: The new client version appears to be incompatible with Windows 10 “Creators Update” version 1703 for some users. There seem to be ongoing issues with Windows 10 version 1703 so for now we can only recommand that if you haven’t upgraded to the Windows

Posted 4 years ago on August 18th 2017 by OppressiveDuke

Greetings Commanders!


Update: Due to widespread reports of problems with 0.16, we have pulled it from the releases while we investigate. You can still download it here if you want to test it.


After careful testing by more adventurous volunteers, we now believe that the major overhau

Posted 4 years ago on August 10th 2017 by OppressiveDuke

Greetings Commanders,

a big update of the Python Lobby Client is coming up. In addition to a multitude of bugfixes and improvements, we have made two big technical changes:

  • Switching the client’s underlying framework from Python2.7/PyQT4.8 to Python3.5/PyQt5.9
  • Redoing our release model and t

Posted 4 years ago on July 6th 2017 by OppressiveDuke

Greetings Commanders,

to make the development of the official FAF Python Client both faster and more convenient for users, we are introducing a new versioning and release model for the client:

  • Unstable releases: The unstable branch will update very frequently and always give you the newest feature

Posted 4 years ago on July 5th 2017 by OppressiveDuke

Greetings Commanders,

in the early (european) hours of Wednesday, the server was restarted as part of the previously announced upgrades to the uid verification systems.

I have verified that everything should still be working fine for the vast majority of users, provided they have updated their clie

Posted 4 years ago on June 15th 2017 by OppressiveDuke

Hello Commanders,

because we’re having to make some changes to the account verification and anti-smurfing systems, as announced previously, the client will be going straight to version 0.13 without a full release of 0.12.5.

0.13.0-rc is live now and includes a lot of changes on top of the las

Posted 4 years ago on June 9th 2017 by OppressiveDuke

Greetings Commanders!

This is just a heads-up to let you know that soon both the “UID” and the “Steam Link” system will be updated to improve our counter-measures against smurfing and fake accounts.

This will involve a new release of the Lobby Client that will be mandatory.

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