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The "slashdot effect"

Postby Chris » Sun Dec 16, 2001 1:00 am

I now understand what people mean when they say "the slashdot effect".

As you might be aware, Uplink has been doing the rounds at a couple of big sites including slashdot. Unfortunately our web server just collapsed under the weight, for several hours. We were getting twenty times our normal visitor count from the slashdot link alone.

So if you've come back after seeing our highly amusing "permission denied" sign then welcome - we're glad you stuck with us. Try out the demo, have fun, tell us what you think, tell all your friends what you think, and hopefully buy the game ;)

Here are the new articles from the past couple of days:

Comment and long user discussion on Slashdot

Review and comments on Newsforge (and

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