I know, I know, I suck at adding Journal entries but figured it was time to get back into this. So, lately we've been making some improvements to the Flash environments. The first thing we've done is update the server connection script in an attempt to cut down the failure rate for game server entry. We hate that blue box as much as you do, trust me. So those changes are now live and it already looks like we've lowered the failure rate big time so let me know if you have any problems and I'll try and see if I can help.
The next round of changes will be more enhancements than anything and those should be coming out some time in the next 2 weeks and will be for Towns and Rally. Again, please give me your feedback so we know if we're heading in the right direction.
This is all part of a rapid improvement program to get existing features of the site cleaned up and functioning properly first and enhance and improve 2nd. If you have any ideas, send them along and we'll get them on our big list.
And finally (and most importantly) we have a new high score in Donkey Kong. Lately, me and some of the Flash and PHP engineers (B5, Edy, FFFFEEF, MrUbin, Eazzy, old_geaza) have become consumed with the 1981 arcade version of Donkey Kong (playing it on MAME). The current high score is 79000. If any of you Gaians think you can beat that send me a screenshot (no photoshops please) and we'll post it on the wall here at Gaia HQ.