Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Server Numbers - Not Real! (sort of)

A couple of days ago everyone was excited about the supposed discovery of a ticker that showed the amount of players on the LotRO US servers at any one time. However, it turns out that the counter really tallied up how many people had played since the last server restart.

My question is, if they can access those numbers, shouldn't they be able to access the real-time data as well?


  1. Not really.

    The data they were parsing was from an XML feed the servers passes back to the launcher upon login.

    It's used for determining world queues and login procedures. None of which rely on actually having a running count of the people logged in currently.

    I can't ever see it being a number that Turbine ever release.

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