Portalarium’s Shroud of the Avatar – HACKED

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Shroud of the Avatar services have been under constant disruption now for about a week. This has had a great deal of impact to all of their services including the “pre-alpha releases” themselves, with players unable to contact Support, play the game, or use the forums. They are keeping it quiet for the most part, but they have indicated they suspect a DDOS attack. Again this just goes to show how old school these guys thing, host the stuff and don’t use CloudFlare.


On top of that, either through the same mob or just a coincidence their forum is currently hacked and under attack as well.


I was hoping that while this was happening I could sneak in a few shots at Junior Moderator Mystic(more to come later) but no such luck. Grand Wizard Darkblade was actually on the job.


12 thoughts on “Portalarium’s Shroud of the Avatar – HACKED

    Raka said:
    May 22, 2015 at 11:40 pm

    Been playing pretty steadily and havent noticed anything myself

      insanemembrain responded:
      May 23, 2015 at 12:56 am

      I believe the bulk of it was earlier in the week. The past few days have been laggier than usual, though I suppose that could be the unoptimized pre-Alpha!

    Erikson said:
    May 24, 2015 at 4:00 am

    Although I know that your site is supposed to be sarcastic trolling, I would recommend not overexaggerating what actually happened (e.g. “week” vs 3 actual days, “hacked” whereas it was a some DoS and some spambots, “all of their services” vs it only being the website, “constant” vs the clearly outlined hours by the team), and *then* admitting in your own comment section that it was just “laggier than usual”.


      insanemembrain responded:
      May 24, 2015 at 1:01 pm

      Well one thing you should know from this place, sarcastic trolling or not, is that you really can’t take Port’s word for anything at all. If you are going by your own observations, congratulations, you weren’t effected as badly as some. /medal.

      They say 3 days? Make it 6. They say website? No, people were actually unable to log into the game on top of the forum/website also. Yes this past week has been laggier than usual, attacks aside or not, how would I know the cause. As for constant, yeah well the issues combined formed to provide a constant issue most of the week.

      But yeah, opinions are like assholes, everyone’s got em!

        Erikson said:
        May 25, 2015 at 8:51 am

        Thanks for approving my comment, it shows that you have integrity, as you bash portalarium for censorship every once in a while. I appreciate that. Also thanks for admitting that your article is based on speculation, as you don’t trust portalarium’s worth.

        But… with all respect, your comparison of assholes and opinions is a bit flawed: Would you admit that you have strong opinions? I guess you would, which is fine, but does that mean your sphincter can crack macadamias? I don’t think so. But if it can, chapeau!

          insanemembrain responded:
          May 25, 2015 at 2:43 pm

          I have no reason to censor, only to help prevent spam as SotA seem incapable of doing 😛

          Speculation? Opinions? The forum is still under attack this very second:

            berunga said:
            May 25, 2015 at 3:49 pm

            Nice photoshop just compare the real world timestamps

              insanemembrain responded:
              May 25, 2015 at 4:06 pm

              lol bro, I don’t have time(or photoshop) to fake it. Tell you what though, I’ll flip a coin.

              Heads: I will take whatever suggestion you wish for me to prove it when more of these pop up in the forum.
              Tails: Go fuck yourself.

                shecow said:
                June 1, 2015 at 11:44 am

                so i thought troll is trolling troll and shit, but its actually in the pics exif… lol

                shecow said:
                June 2, 2015 at 5:58 am

                oh you do censor after all…

                  insanemembrain responded:
                  June 2, 2015 at 9:23 am

                  FFS don’t be a bitch, I don’t live on the site 😛

                    catpride said:
                    August 18, 2015 at 1:47 am

                    Ted, don’t be so rude.

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