Entry 9 (08-01-2006 9:38PM Eastern):Ok folks here’s the deal… NG is still not back and we feel like crap launching without him here. So, it’s currently 9:38PM here, so we’re going to give him till 10PM to get here, otherwise we launch. So, if he shows up in 5 minutes, we go live in 5, otherwise, 10 PM max. So 22 more minutes tops!
Entry 8 (08-01-2006 8:37PM Eastern): Ok guys, Ehren is nowhere to be found yet, so we’re going to finish up these last few items and then we’re going live! Stay tuned cuz we’re very close now 🙂
Entry 7 (08-01-2006 3:57PM Eastern): Things are going pretty well and we’re just adding some additional items and sorting out some last minute bugs we found when not logged in. We’re also waiting for Ghost to get online (He’s in Australia and it’s currently like 6AM over there) so he can fix stuff he’s in charge of. We’re getting there! At least we know we’ll be able to deploy at some point today lol!
Entry 6 (08-01-2006 1:23PM Eastern): Database and everything else has been imported and running well! So now we’re just going through everything and correcting any weird errors and optimizing things, and double-checking admin processes. For those asking about time limits, I’d say you have at least 5 hours of play time till it’s live.
Entry 5 (08-01-2006 11:54AM Eastern): We’ve finished pruning files that were no longer needed and we did a general cleanup of the live folder.. we’re now copying over the dev files to the live domain and preparing the converters and all that stuff. So far, so good *knocks on wood*
Entry 4 (08-01-2006 11:18AM Eastern): Ok, the update has begun… we’ve taken the site down and start moving stuff around. Hope everyone likes the splash page lol!
Entry 3 (08-01-2006 11:07AM Eastern): We’re now running backups, so it’s almost time 🙂
Entry 2 (08-01-2006 10:11AM Eastern): Good morning everyone! We are in the process of adding some finishing touches to the site, and we expect the update to begin in the next hour or so! Once the update has started, you will no longer be able to access the site’s internal pages so don’t panic if you get some weird error messages at first. Once the update is complete (assuming all goes well with the live update) we’ll spend a little bit doing some final checks and then we’re good to go! So stay tuned and I’ll do my best to update everyone on our progress.
Entry 1 (08-01-2006 12:07AM Eastern): We’re currently still coding some final aspects of this project and we’re hoping to be able to start the transfer tonight before we go to bed. This means the site will go down tonight instead of during the day tomorrow. Then tomorrow we all get up and basically optimize and tweak until the evening or until we see nothing else that needs tweaking and we open the gates 🙂
There definitely will be a few items that we won’t have ready for tomorrow, but they are some minor functionality items and shouldn’t really be a big deal not to have right away. There should be enough to keep everyone happy until we finish everything completely.
So, I’ll get back to working with Chaos and NG and I’ll update everyone when I have something new to report!