Mon 18 January, 2021 @ 5:11 PM
UTC/GMT (Greenwich Standard Time)
We just wanted to give you a heads up that we made a minor change under the hood this morning to upgrade our stream bitrate and switch from AAC+ to MP3 format. What does this mean to you? Probably not much...unless you were tuned in when I made the switch. In that case, your player may have freaked out until you restarted it. ;)
This change will provide a slight improvement in our audio quality while also allowing our new webplayer on player.gridstream.org to play nicer with most web browsers.
Please let us know if you have any issues! This is just round one of some changes on the horizon as we always look for ways to seem cooler than we actually are. :)
So here at GridStream Productions we are still in party mode, winding down from the 14th Anniversary celebrations in Anarchy Online we are now pushing forward to The Secret World's 3rd birthday!
Our own DJ's Dharzee and Gemmikins will be starting off the festivities on Friday at 6pm Eastern/10pm UTC down in the Beer Garden behind the Horned God, join them for some OOC crazyness and some awesome tunes, followed on Saturday by a fourth of July IC special in Brooklyn Park NY hosted by Nicksa, Trevalin and Daydreaming.
If that wasn't enough excitement this weekend and going for 2 weeks TSW is offering some splendid bonuses to the game throughout the Anniversary Celebrations, including double AP, +50% to AEGIS Research and some big recruiting bonuses - more details at:
If TSW is not your thing then Anarchy Online has also given us something to celebrate, they have released the option to test out the new engine with the latest 18.8 patch, hopefully we'll be out of open beta soon enough!
And if that wasn't enough cause to party Gridfan has also been hard at working in tweaking the player.gridstream.org page too, it now has the addition of a Twitter widget along with the ability to stream GSP into your ears right from the browser. The browser player isn't supported by all browsers just yet but we are hoping that will change in the future. Your feedback is always encouraged too so if something is bugged and not working as expected please let us know within our Tech Support forum!
Speaking of changes, DJ Medrina made some this week in regards to her show time. She will now be hosting Play Anything Thursday nights at 10pm Eastern! We hope you will all enjoy her special brand of goodness as your week winds down.
Lastly we are still on the hunt for someone to join us as a CR person for our Anarchy Online crew, we're looking for someone who is present within the Anarchy Online community, versed with the social media stylings of life and wishing to work alongside with Funcom in bringing news/events and contests to our AO community! For more details feel free to speak to Vallikat or Kriegshammer about the position.
And finally, I wish all our listeners a fabulous 4th of July weekend for those celebrating, keep safe and enjoy the fireworks!