RANT: Ventrilo SUCKS

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  1. Runes911

    Runes911 Golden Member

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    What kind of f**king company ONLY sells their highly sought after pro server to businesses ONLY!? I mean WTF:


    Grr I normally dont pirate software but THIS IS ENOUGH TO MAKE ME!!! I have a server of my own WHY THE HELL WOULD I PAY SOMEONE ELSE MONTHLY FOR A EXTRA SERVER THAT I CAN RUN JUST FINE!?!?!

    Anyone else feel the same way?
     
  2. Zim Hosein

    Zim Hosein Super Moderator<br>Elite Member
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    Nope :)

     
  3. acemcmac

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    the mistake they made was developing good software and actually expecting people to pay for it.
     
  4. psteng19

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    What's the difference between pro and non-pro?
    I run non-pro at home just fine.
     
  5. skace

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    I see, they suck.... but it has absolutely nothing to do about the actual product itself.
     
  6. Runes911

    Runes911 Golden Member

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    You miss the point I have NO PROBLEM paying for it but you CANT! You HAVE to be a business owner with FULL intentions on reselling it. Why the hell cant they just sell it to those who want to run their own server? They would probably make more money!

    Non pro is limited to 8 slots. I need 40-60 for my Wow guild raids.
     
  7. Runes911

    Runes911 Golden Member

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    Sorry, if I put Flagship Industries, Inc sucks no one whould know who the hell I was talking about.
     
  8. Rock Hydra

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    I like Ventrillo.
     
  9. Babbles

    Babbles Diamond Member

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    Many companies, if not most, sell only to resellers.

    Furthermore we use Vent just fine for up to 50 people for our WoW guild. There is an older version of Vent out there somewhere that you can download which works great and isn't limited to a handful of people.
     
  10. brian_riendeau

    brian_riendeau Platinum Member

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    My WoW guild uses Vent, and we pay for it. Maybe we have the old version and just pay to have the server hosted somewhere though.
     
  11. Sheepathon

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    Don't hate.
     
  12. psteng19

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    I see, at most I get around 6-7 people on my server.

    What kind of connection are you using to run a 50 man Vent server?
    I can't imagine it being residential broadband.
     
  13. Runes911

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    Thats the point: I'm NOT running a vent server, I WANT to run one but they only sell their software to resellers which IMO is stupid. I have a colocated server I want to run the server on, 10 Mbit line.


    Where can I get the older version that doesnt have a cap? Will the current client that you can download from Vents site connect to the older server?
     
  14. NiKeFiDO

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    teamspeak FTW !!!
     
  15. psteng19

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    No, server and client versions must match.
     
  16. Runes911

    Runes911 Golden Member

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    I run a TS server right now but all I keep hearing in how much TS sucks from the guild, and how vent is oh so much better...
     
  17. brian_riendeau

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    Teamspeak sounds better if people set it up right and have the bandwidth for it. Overall quality takes a dive when people go to Vent, but it is easier on people's PC with less configuration so they end up saying it is better.

    That has been my experience, 200 person guild, 40 person MC Raids once a week, 5 to 20 man stuff almost daily. Vent is required for all members.
     
  18. Runes911

    Runes911 Golden Member

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    That what I thought. I think I will "require" the server to use one and only one codec: the best. So umm which codec has the best sound? I think I can try to get them to stay with TS eaither that or they will chip in and rent a server cause I cant afford it. :)
     
  19. CraKaJaX

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    I hate TS
     
  20. CraKaJaX

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    btw OP, check out www.gamecomm.com
    might find something there, it's like ventrilo... but i've never bought a server from them, see if it's what you're looking for or not
     
  21. mobobuff

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    What's to stop you from using the regular server? Are there limitations on it that I'm not aware of?
     
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    wow. Spend the 10 bucks a month to get a 100 slot vent.