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Immense Lag

Post by ASuicideMissionForSure » Sun Jan 06, 2019 3:25 am

Couldn't find a thread on it, so.

I've experienced insane amounts of lag the past week, and it's not limited to me, other players felt it too. I only just got back from a long hiatus so Idk what's happening. But the lag is really, really bad, even in low pop servers.

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Re: Immense Lag

Post by dominantdrowess » Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:40 am

Yes. Please send help. :(
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Re: Immense Lag

Post by Ebonstar » Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:05 am

check all drivers since the new year brought about updates for some vendors and dont forget to reboot your computer at least once a week, the game may not tax resources much but other programs can slow things waaaaayyy down
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Re: Immense Lag

Post by TimeAdept » Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:16 am

This is not a personal CPU issue that drivers will fix.

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Re: Immense Lag

Post by Hunter548 » Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:32 am

Ebonstar wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:05 am
check all drivers since the new year brought about updates for some vendors and dont forget to reboot your computer at least once a week, the game may not tax resources much but other programs can slow things waaaaayyy down
This is a server side connection issue, not something drivers would affect.
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Re: Immense Lag

Post by ASuicideMissionForSure » Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:59 am

Ebonstar wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:05 am
check all drivers since the new year brought about updates for some vendors and dont forget to reboot your computer at least once a week, the game may not tax resources much but other programs can slow things waaaaayyy down
Server side lag, not client or FPS drops.

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Re: Immense Lag

Post by Durvayas » Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:02 am

The lag has been bad enough of late that I often find myself taking parties to lower level dungeons than would normally be appropriate so that a lag spike doesn't result in a party wipe. Its less exciting, but its the only real option besides not adventuring at all.

Please. Is there nothing to be done?
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Re: Immense Lag

Post by DM Titania » Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:34 pm

Do you recall a specific time range? Some (But unlikely all) server lag is a result of larger DM Events occurring over the last few days.
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Re: Immense Lag

Post by Durvayas » Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:57 pm

DM Titania wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:34 pm
Do you recall a specific time range? Some (But unlikely all) server lag is a result of larger DM Events occurring over the last few days.
Generally between 3PM and 10PM EST has been the worst of it for the last couple of weeks, with a smattering of outright server crashes.
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Re: Immense Lag

Post by Emotionaloverload » Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:27 pm

DM Titania wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:34 pm
Do you recall a specific time range? Some (But unlikely all) server lag is a result of larger DM Events occurring over the last few days.
6-8 am, 12-4PM, 8-10PM (All EST). Its bad and often. I assumed we were just being enhanced.


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Re: Immense Lag

Post by Blood on my Lips » Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:19 pm

I found the lag two days ago to be so unbearable it wasn't even worth playing. It's constant enough that I'm going to guess it's NOT related to DM events. The times EmotionalOverloaded posted seem to be pretty accurate.

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Re: Immense Lag

Post by Ork » Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:26 pm

Currently getting some bad lag on Distant Shores. Combat continues through lag as if the server box itself isn't experiencing it, but all players connected are.

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Re: Immense Lag

Post by ASuicideMissionForSure » Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:17 am

Lags bad right now.

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Re: Immense Lag

Post by MissEvelyn » Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:08 am

I've also been feeling the extensive lag on the aforementioned times.

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Re: Immense Lag

Post by strong yeet » Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:21 am

The lag is perpetual and oftentimes leads to the server being borderline unplayable. It needs fixed ASAP; I've noticed that the problem begun after the fix for the 1:30/9:30 "backup" crashes. I would imagine that it's related.
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Re: Immense Lag

Post by Spyre » Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:42 am

strong yeet wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:21 am
The lag is perpetual and oftentimes leads to the server being borderline unplayable. It needs fixed ASAP; I've noticed that the problem begun after the fix for the 1:30/9:30 "backup" crashes. I would imagine that it's related.
It’s unrelated.

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Re: Immense Lag

Post by Wrips » Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:17 am

There's some nasty delay/stuttering happening with me as well. It usually peaks around 8-11PM EST.

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Re: Immense Lag

Post by Undulat » Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:56 pm

Been having extraordinary lag across all servers during the last three weeks (including today). My online time usually lies between 20:00 and 23:00 GMT+1.

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Re: Immense Lag

Post by Ork » Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:39 pm

This is a plea. Please. This lag is immense and almost unplayable & I am hopeful there is some solution. At the moment, a large part of my joy in playing Arelith - being tactical and maneuvering in battle - is lost due to the lag that has consistently affected us. I hate being reduced to clicking and praying my character survives the 1-6 second lag delay.

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Re: Immense Lag

Post by Emotionaloverload » Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:17 am

I know this isn't really fair to C&P or rp (I don't know what it is like in the UD but Cordor is the worst) but if you are struggling there, try surface. I will only get two or three hour long bouts of lag on surface while in Cordor, even inside a house with very little fixtures or lights, there is at minimum 3 seconds of delay (and goes as high as 13) ALL the time.


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Re: Immense Lag

Post by WarBear » Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:46 am

Made a forum account just to put my two cents in, the lag (note different from fps drops) has been terrible for both me and my friend who play together in the evenings EST (GMT+5). This on top of the usual memory leak crashes and server transition log outs makes it fairly frustrating to play.

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Re: Immense Lag

Post by Ork » Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:09 am

Literally unplayable. I think it would put my fears to rest knowing this is at least being addressed.

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Re: Immense Lag

Post by Hazard » Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:41 am

Distant Shores does not seem to be lagging for me but Surface and Cities & Planes are, as others described, unplayable.

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Re: Immense Lag

Post by Rook » Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:43 pm

Returned recently and the lag is a huge issue. I can't remember it ever being so bad. Something must have given out?

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Re: Immense Lag

Post by PeterRasta » Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:47 pm

Just thought I'd chime in and say it's pretty bad for me too.
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