Author Topic: WTF! Can't load cyber battles for like the past 2 years  (Read 267 times)

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WTF! Can't load cyber battles for like the past 2 years
« on: March 13, 2017, 06:45:25 PM »
not that anybody's reading or plays this fucking awesome game anymore because it's like 203984209 years old and the internet ain't fucking w java no more but....... yall it will not load for me and i'm in phase 5 withdrawal. what i would GIVE to see that empty fucking lobby!!

Your security settings have blocked an application from running with an out-of-date or expired version of Java.


@#&@() I've added the site to the Exceptions List and the lowest security setting I can set Java to is High.... what in. the. motherloving. god. do. I . DO? who do i pay to get this game re-done and treated RIGHT?


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Re: WTF! Can't load cyber battles for like the past 2 years
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2017, 10:25:22 AM »
Uh, maybe you need to update to latest version of java? Or maybe there is some other problem, I'll try to get it working.

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Re: WTF! Can't load cyber battles for like the past 2 years
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2017, 11:13:29 AM »
Well, it's a sad story.

Mozilla/Firefox completely removed support for java applets in web browser. Some for Chrome. Instead they suggest to switch to "java webstart technology". I don't know yet how difficult it is to switch, I will have to look into it.

With Internet Explorer I managed to run the game, but it requires some tinkering.
1. In Internet Explorer, go to Internet Options/Security and use the slider to change security level to "Medium"  (medium-high is not enough)
2. In windows Control Panel, find java control. E.g. in Windows 7 click Start button / Control Panel and type java in search box. OR in Control Panel, click "Programs" and the java control should be there.
Once in java control, go to "security" tab, and add    http://duelboard.com   to exception site list. You need to add whole path, including /old
Then it works.

BTW I am impressed somebody still cares about CB at least little bit.

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Now I see, while the game loads, it still won't work. It cannot connect to the server. Due to some increased security restrictions for java. I'll try to investigate what can be done about it.
« Last Edit: April 26, 2017, 06:12:39 PM by matlu »

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Re: WTF! Can't load cyber battles for like the past 2 years
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2017, 05:51:08 PM »
It's... working!
Click "Launch". Accept security warning. It will work.

You still need to add http://duelboard.com to "Exception site list", in java settings, in windows control panel.
« Last Edit: April 26, 2017, 06:11:59 PM by matlu »