ETARC (now Atlas CSD) was down. How did you feel?


#14

Scared me at first, “where has ETARC gone?” But the error message said “redirect error” so I thought the site was finally updating. nope, just down. Glad to be back :grin:


#15

I assumed it was my browser at first


#16

It was the Russians!!! lol


#17

A redirect to a “Temporarily Down” message would have been helpful.

I did have the passing thought that something may have been going on with the ARG. :grinning: …and also the thought that my IT dept. blocked me… so many thoughts going through my head and things I tried to bring the forums back up (in case the issue was on my end).


#18

When I saw that ETARC was down, I assumed it was part of the ‘transformation to the CSD forum’, wish it was…


#19

I actually had the same issue with ‘too many re-directs’ the day before, which I could fix. Not the day after when it happened again though … The forum was stuck in a loop, felt totally lost :confounded:


#20

It was, actually.


#21

I felt lost and lonely. Just being able to browse the chatter here made me feel another connection to the Sim I love so much. And bellyache at when it vexes me! :sweat_smile:

It feels great to be back, and I love the new theme.


#22

Hey!

The site was down due to an issue with CloudFlare. Sorry for that. The new skin will be up shortly. :slight_smile:


#23

Excellent! Exciting news!!

Yeah, I was relegated to surfing Steam while we were down. Ugh…


#24

It certainly did feel strange, but then was clear fairly quickly it was something happening at the forum end. It was good practice all-in-all I’d say, kept me on my toes, anyway much like NMS in a ‘…and all the world changed, the end. No! The beginning. GO!’ …kind of a way and here we are, back and I too LOVE the new theme :tada:


#25

Looking at the icon change, that should be the Atlas CSD was down


#26

@sheralmyst really cool new photo!


#27

Well, that was before the change. :grin:


#28

New skin and soon the url will be changed for http://forums.atlas-65.com/. (Automatic redirect) If there is any issues with the skin (light text on light background, etc…) please let me know in this thread: https://forums.etarc.org/t/forums-new-design/3172/1


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#29

Blue on grey in side menu is pretty hard to read on mobile.
Grey on pink/purple (link) is also a bit hard to read.
Would suggest white text like in typebox.
Otherwise I think it looks great.


#30

Orange would work on links too. Make em really stand out since orange is high contrast


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#31

I completely understand. It was frustrating…

:man_technologist:t4: I Googled for answers of which I could not find. My eyes passed over Reddit posts of which I am quite uncomfortable to describe. Steam and YouTube were certainly no different. There was substance, but also unwelcomed distraction, unanswered questions and no genuine sense of ‘home’.

I looked out the window and saw the clouds from hurricane Irma. Thought of those affected. Pondered the power of a single drop of rain. Refreshed ETARC yet again. “Too many redirects”, it read. I then tried again n’ again, minutes n’ hours on end. So I kept editing webcode and writing other things. Suddenly an eerie wind blew in. Some branches fell. Copious showers began. I then grasped my warm cocoa and persisted.

Perhaps it was a colder and particularly quieter night, for me n’ @Starzia? :coffee:
Or maybe it was just frustrating because I was preparing a new thread with @Viconix. lol

:link: No Man’s Sky—v1.4 Screenshots, Art, Videos & Streaming

But I assumed ETARC was updating to CSD. So I anticipated awakening to this gift.

Crim: "Good morning ETARC. Where’s CSD?"
Dev: “Patience, my dear child. It’s under the pen.”

Meanwhile…
A single tear falls from a single eye. The oceans overflow.
:droplet:

:sweat_drops: …and the very next day, ETARC becomes Atlas CSD.
I love the logo, nice layout, color scheme and subtle refinements.


#32

Exactly what I was thinking, too.—ORANGE!

:orange_heart: …in fact, it’s already in the logo.

Blue is the typical go to color for most links.
But we’re talking about a game that’s not typical.
No Man’s Sky is a color explosion :boom: !

:rainbow: ❝Taste the rainbow.❞ -yum


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#33

Skittles! :smiley: :smiley: