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It's a turbulent time for other space sim communities on the internet. Hard Light Productions, the largest Freespace community, has been offline for over a week after the Gamespy server they were on was compromised:
The dynamic servers were faced with a malicious attack and had to be shut down. All passwords for the sites ran on these servers have been compromised along with user information on forums, and other login services you may have been running.

If you have an HLP account and use the same password anywhere else, you have to change it immediately. The Gamespy servers are supposed to come online again soon, but it's not yet clear when the hosted sites will be accessible.

Meanwhile the Lancers Reactor is pondering covering more than just Starlancer and Freelancer news. They haven't decided if they will stick to what they know and cover the whole space sim scene or if they will expand to Microsoft games in general. In the words of one forum member, this bold move will put the Reactor back into Lancers Reactor. In completely unrelated news, Eraser replaced Bargib as lead webmaster earlier this week.

Edit: A Talent For War is also temporarily on hold as its lead webmasters are in transition. They expect to get back up and running in early November.


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