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Title: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: helloer on March 31, 2020, 05:13:03 pm
(https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/33617897/f12b39c62e4aa1ea6c905b5d9e388ca0c4e9f4fe.png) (https://store.steampowered.com/app/638490/Soldat/)
Dear Soldaters,

The moment many of us have been so patiently waiting for has finally arrived. We're happy to announce that Soldat has just been published on Steam!
The version on Steam is an improved version of Soldat 1.7.1. A full change-log will follow on the steam page once bugfixes are done.

On top of that, the source for Soldat 1.8 will go open-source in the next week.

We would like take this as an opportunity to thank the developers team who invested so many hours into improving this game that we all hold so dearly.

Enjoy and spread the word!

https://store.steampowered.com/app/638490/Soldat/




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Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Illuminatus on March 31, 2020, 05:36:23 pm
What. The. Actuallalalalalaly. Fuck.
Omg. You did it.... Fucking Congrats! And thanks for sticking with it! [fist]

Around May 2002 - first beta --> 18 years later - Soldat on Steam
I guess we can thank Corona for that (yea, I know bad joke)...

On top of that, the source for Soldat 1.8 will go open-source in the next week.
what is happening
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: DorkeyDear on March 31, 2020, 06:53:47 pm
Great job guys! This is definitely a very exciting moment in Soldat's history. Glad to see this finally come to be.
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: jrgp on March 31, 2020, 07:41:15 pm
Nice! First time in a very long time I'm seeing most servers in the lobby full (at 190 players total)
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Zakumy on April 01, 2020, 10:58:25 am
Very nice! I can't believe it finally happens. This is my childhood game and so many memories. It is s good to see Soldat is on Steam so many more players can enjoy it.
I wonder if the devs still intend to do the Mac version for Soldat tho?
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: nosejj on April 01, 2020, 11:50:49 am
Thanks for all of your time!

Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: As de Espada on April 01, 2020, 10:00:58 pm
Awesome! Finally
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Meep. on April 02, 2020, 05:58:31 am
That's cool it came out on steam finally.  Haven't played in such a long time.  We need an R/S server though!  :D
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Blue-ninja on April 02, 2020, 07:16:01 am
cool beans
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: soldat-game on April 03, 2020, 06:40:20 pm
Server 1.7.1 running on steam release?
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Snow on April 03, 2020, 11:31:41 pm
Nice! First time in a very long time I'm seeing most servers in the lobby full (at 190 players total)

2 Days ago it was 455 players. Nice. Of course all of them are noobs so it was hilarious watching them fight with physics, their guns and figuring out which key does which. But it won't be long again that I'll be on the bottom of the scoreboard. XD
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Mandish on April 04, 2020, 04:12:44 am
80-90% of servers have ping 9999 in lobby. Refreshing the lobby does absolutely nothing. These servers are working normally and after joining the ping is 0-33!

Please, fix it!  :-\
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Mandish on April 04, 2020, 04:52:35 am
Mandish, are you using steam version?

Hi! I using version download from https://soldat.pl/en/
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Mandish on April 04, 2020, 06:18:04 am
Screen:

(https://i.imgur.com/8ktQvpN.png)


The same situation is with other game modes (DM, CTF, HTF, TDM, INF).
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Mandish on April 04, 2020, 07:40:34 am
Please try steam version if you can't live with 9999 ping issue.

Ok but why these servers always have the normal ping? Even on the no-steam soldat version? any problem with server port? or what?

(https://i.imgur.com/lrhwOAE.png)

Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: gerlando on April 06, 2020, 04:44:41 am
Fuck! The same problem here with my server. I'm fucking disappointed because I hate platform like a steam origin games for windows live uplay etc.
(https://i.imgur.com/JTxO8u1.png)
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Hubiq on April 06, 2020, 07:53:35 am
In my opinion, it would be better to have one version of the game (steam) for everyone. And link to steam version on soldat.pl website. There would be no problems like this.
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: soldat-game on April 06, 2020, 11:22:33 am
This problem was a long time ago (1.7.1) . Just click on the server and the ping will refresh.
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Hubiq on April 06, 2020, 04:35:53 pm
This problem was a long time ago (1.7.1) . Just click on the server and the ping will refresh.

It's useless  ;D I'm talking about basic version download from here:
https://soldat.pl/en/download/soldat171.zip

Version from steam show the servers ping normally.
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: machina on April 06, 2020, 10:28:55 pm
LOL, finally. Thanks for all the work to the devs. Hopefully it doesn't die too soon.
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Ygrek Starmagedon on April 07, 2020, 09:14:13 am
Yeah, I'm too hoping that it will survive until some major updates
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: 0xNULL on April 08, 2020, 12:42:50 pm
Haven't played this since 2007. I've totally forgotten about this game and the steam release has brought me back. Rewriting a server mod I had back then which I can't find in my backups anymore. So hyped about this!
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: clavits on April 09, 2020, 08:06:25 am
Unfortunately, activity is falling. Only 100-200 players in lobby. In the morning the servers are empty again  :|
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: darDar on April 09, 2020, 09:32:41 am
Unfortunately, activity is falling. Only 100-200 players in lobby. In the morning the servers are empty again  :|
https://steamdb.info/app/638490/graphs/

Where exactly do you see emtpy servers?
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: britchesman88 on April 10, 2020, 03:38:32 pm
I'm unable to get anybody to join my game. I'm stuck in the 9999 Ping issue. I forwarded my ports, took down my firewall, DMZ'd my local IP and even bypassed my router completely. I tried all of this with both the Steam and Soldat.pl versions. Still unable to have people join my game. Had my friend try and still no luck. Is this a known bug?
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Blazej on April 12, 2020, 07:27:16 am
Unfortunately, activity is falling. Only 100-200 players in lobby. In the morning the servers are empty again  :|
https://steamdb.info/app/638490/graphs/

Where exactly do you see emtpy servers?

lol don't be funny :D

One day after the steam release (500-600 players online)
After a few days (300-400)
Now (100-200)

In a month or two the situation will be the same as before the steam release. That's all about BIG steam release! And now the best and funniest thing... "Con Aimbot" (cheat that programisius shared everyone on this forum) still works on this STEAM VERSION. Great Job! XDD And finally, problem with ping 9999 on the version without steam *. Even that doesn't work properly. But let's enjoy the steam release! Everything is great! XD

* Old players think that half of the servers are down because ping is 9999. Congratulations, well done!
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: darDar on April 13, 2020, 06:23:09 am
lol don't be funny :D

One day after the steam release (500-600 players online)
After a few days (300-400)
Now (100-200)

https://steamdb.info/app/638490/graphs/
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Blazej on April 13, 2020, 01:13:09 pm
lol don't be funny :D

One day after the steam release (500-600 players online)
After a few days (300-400)
Now (100-200)

https://steamdb.info/app/638490/graphs/

Dude, don't be fucking funny xD 187 players online during a coronavirus pandemic when everyone is at home. What a success :D
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: britchesman88 on April 15, 2020, 03:08:10 pm
I'm unable to get anybody to join my game. I'm stuck in the 9999 Ping issue. I forwarded my ports, took down my firewall, DMZ'd my local IP and even bypassed my router completely. I tried all of this with both the Steam and Soldat.pl versions. Still unable to have people join my game. Had my friend try and still no luck. Is this a known bug?

Thanks to helloer and a couple of others, I figured out that my IP is dynamic from my ISP(costs extra for a static one). My workaround is hamachi/zerotier/noip and I'm up and running now.
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: ginn on April 19, 2020, 11:38:48 am
lmao, what a failure.
Plays the worst it's ever done, it feels totally numb, bullets have no impact at all.
There's no new menu, no match making, it's just 1.7 with an even worse wm.

Compare this https://youtu.be/r8q-VM9410U?t=69 to this https://streamable.com/8vyjh6
This is basically about 7 bullets to kill vs 11 bullets to kill. The guns are even so inaccurate now that you can't aim for the upper part of a soldat, the RNG will push a random amount of bullets above the target... You literally just have to aim for center of mass.
Absolute garbage, way to ruin soldat.
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: soldat-game on April 19, 2020, 01:36:46 pm
Behind the desert deagle I won 10 matches in a row in dm xD mode when I haven't played this game for a good 10 months Or a power saw on small maps :D
This chainsaw image shows a bug with the player's menu getting mixed up since you started poking around in it. Once this was not ... 1.5.0 best version ever!
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: CCalp on April 23, 2020, 10:43:48 am
HURRAYYY!

But this only for Windows yet, right?
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: jrgp on April 30, 2020, 09:26:02 pm
HURRAYYY!

But this only for Windows yet, right?

It will probably work on native steam for linux if you enable "steam play" for your entire steam library, which enables steam's built in wine-fork for all games.
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: homerofgods on May 02, 2020, 03:01:08 pm
Waiting for Achievements and trading cards  [pigtail]
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: machina on May 05, 2020, 05:41:58 pm
Waiting for Achievements and trading cards  [pigtail]
Yea. Make Boogie Man rarest card :D
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: clavits on May 12, 2020, 07:56:06 am
Unfortunately, activity is falling. Only 100-200 players in lobby. In the morning the servers are empty again  :|
https://steamdb.info/app/638490/graphs/

Where exactly do you see emtpy servers?

I have a different question for you :) Where exactly do you see full servers?
https://i.imgur.com/RfqRRl9.png (https://i.imgur.com/RfqRRl9.png)
One month and the game is dead again.

Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Nedi on May 14, 2020, 05:56:12 pm
Unfortunately, activity is falling. Only 100-200 players in lobby. In the morning the servers are empty again  :|
https://steamdb.info/app/638490/graphs/

Where exactly do you see emtpy servers?

I have a different question for you :) Where exactly do you see full servers?
https://i.imgur.com/RfqRRl9.png (https://i.imgur.com/RfqRRl9.png)
One month and the game is dead again.

I marked them for you, you blindo.

https://imgur.com/3pQyoxU (https://imgur.com/3pQyoxU)
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: clavits on May 15, 2020, 05:18:49 am
Unfortunately, activity is falling. Only 100-200 players in lobby. In the morning the servers are empty again  :|
https://steamdb.info/app/638490/graphs/

Where exactly do you see emtpy servers?

I have a different question for you :) Where exactly do you see full servers?
https://i.imgur.com/RfqRRl9.png (https://i.imgur.com/RfqRRl9.png)
One month and the game is dead again.

I marked them for you, you blindo.

https://imgur.com/3pQyoxU (https://imgur.com/3pQyoxU)

Searching for full servers on this list is an act of desperation but thanks for that.
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: machina on May 17, 2020, 09:23:17 am
I marked them for you, you blindo.

https://imgur.com/3pQyoxU (https://imgur.com/3pQyoxU)

Searching for full servers on this list is an act of desperation but thanks for that.
You know you can fucking filter this list by Players to get servers with players at the top of the list xD
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Blazej on June 28, 2020, 04:40:28 am
Ok, it's over xD

(https://i.imgur.com/3Zyve2C.png)
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: machina on June 28, 2020, 08:31:55 pm
Ok, it's over xD

* pic here *
Wow, an account dedicated to bitch about inactivity. You really have no life, do you?
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Irlandec on July 03, 2020, 07:32:38 am
Ok, it's over xD

* pic here *
Wow, an account dedicated to bitch about inactivity. You really have no life, do you?

What are you talking to me you stupid piece of shit? The truth about this dead game hurt you?
I visit this forum twice a month. You sitting here 24 hours a day so shut your stupid face XD

Rude.
Game will be dead when there will be zero players playing it. Otherwise it's just stagnating.
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Blazej on July 28, 2020, 06:04:25 pm
Ok, time for a conclusion.

(https://i.imgur.com/GCdV47s.png)

Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: soldat-game on July 28, 2020, 06:17:58 pm
A better curiosity is that there are about 123 servers and the average number of players varies between 20-60, so you can safely assume that only the owners of the servers play :)
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: biohazard on August 03, 2020, 08:52:15 pm
MM SHOUL DIE
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: GymPolice on August 04, 2020, 03:00:25 am
MM SHOUL DIE

What is wrong with you..
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Hubiq on August 04, 2020, 06:03:42 pm
Anyone know why this happened? The servers are really empty ... There are actually only two ctf servers that people play on :|
Title: Re: Soldat is now available on Steam!
Post by: Ygrek Starmagedon on September 23, 2020, 02:29:00 pm
A better curiosity is that there are about 123 servers and the average number of players varies between 20-60, so you can safely assume that only the owners of the servers play :)
Or they forgot that they're hosting servers lol - I remember like 1-2 years ago there were even still servers on 1.4.2 and 1.5, even downloaded those versions back then to check out wth was happening; on 1.5 basically one hacker was slaying some total noobs back then XD

Ok, time for a conclusion.

(https://i.imgur.com/GCdV47s.png)


Bro stop, IM DYING XDD

Anyone know why this happened? The servers are really empty ... There are actually only two ctf servers that people play on :|
It happened because MM butchered game by forcing release on Steam before dev-team finished 1.8, fixing major issues and adding all the nice new stuff they were working on and wanted to add. GG
I hope he wont fuck up the 2nd one in same way - by leaving development of it before it's done