[bf1942] 1.6 patch details

Lance Woollett lancewlt at xtra.co.nz
Sat Jan 17 23:57:32 EST 2004

But would the users on your server mind? Perhaps you'll find them flocking
to other servers where there is no advertising. I sure as hell would.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "ScratchMonkey" <ScratchMonkey at SewingWitch.com>
To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
Sent: Sunday, January 18, 2004 3:57 PM
Subject: Re: [bf1942] 1.6 patch details

> --On Sunday, January 18, 2004 1:29 PM +1300 Lance Woollett
> <lancewlt at xtra.co.nz> wrote:
> > arggh! don't! We (the game playing community) pay good money to *buy*
> > these games... and the last thing we want is to be bombarded with *more*
> > advertising. I can't think of a better way to put people off a game.
> > but the idea just plain sucks.
> It would be more accurate to say that some fraction of the game playing
> community objects to advertising. I, as another member of that community,
> have no problem with it. In fact, I find quite a lot of advertising is
> entertaining. (BTW, has anyone seen IBM's "orphan" commercial pushing
> Linux?)
> Moreover, the advertising would mostly help the game *serving* community,
> who have to foot expensive bandwidth bills to host games. I sure wouldn't
> mind offsetting my bandwidth costs by selling advertising space on my
> server.

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