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SBNet Users: What the hell?

I've had a lot of traffic to my sites lately, but recently took the fucking cake. There was such a spike in traffic that Dreamhost warned me that there was what they believed to be a DDoS on our account, and had to temporarily (and quickly; my understanding is that this was less than five minutes) take down sites on my account to see what was going on.

It turns out there was a huge spike in traffic on seigane.net - Cammy, that's your site - that made it look like a DDoS. It all seemed to be coming from one American IP that I haven't been able to trace too much yet, according to my logs, but I want to know what's going on before I mandate having to add an .htaccess to that site.

I apologise for any inconvenience to those with SBNet sites, and Cammy, do you have any clue what happened?

Comments

angeling
Oct. 22nd, 2009 05:37 am (UTC)
But it's still in alpha IT'S NOT EVEN A PROPER GAME YET. :(
willfor_iv
Oct. 22nd, 2009 05:41 am (UTC)
This game is in proper terms "pre-alpha" and has a dedicated following giving its lead programmer (sole programmer) about $1,500 a month (about enough for him to survive on, apparently).

Though, it's a tad ambitious in comparison...
angeling
Oct. 22nd, 2009 05:52 am (UTC)
...Looking at how long it's been in development makes me want to cry.