New Website and Server Updates

Good news everyone! We just launched a brand new homepage and blog. In addition to that, we’re also making some serious headway on improving our backend systems. The new website and blog After analyzing the old homepage, it became apparent that what it was saying wasn’t really in tune with what Evolve offers. With that in mind ...

Party System Under Significant Load

We’re currently experiencing high demand on our party system. For those of you currently connected to the party system, things are working, but certain requests are taking up to 10 seconds to complete. For those of you not currently connected to the party system, the 2 minute countdown you keep seeing in your friends list ...

shop.evolvehq.com

Today we are launching our new eCommerce store at shop.evolvehq.com. Before today, you couldn’t buy Evolve merchandise without making a donation. Some users wanted to buy multiple stickers, but there was no easy way to do this with the old system. We are getting pictures taken of our t-shirts, so those will go up later ...

New Year, New Prices

Happy New Year, everyone! I wanted to make some announcements about our pricing, crowdfunding, and merchandise. First things first: Party+ is now $4.99 a month We lowered the price of Party+ from $9.99 to $4.99 a month. Party+ makes it even easier to play games online together with friends. If one (or more) of your ...

The Road Ahead

As we near the close of 2014, I wanted to take a few moments to reflect on the the year and update you on some of the things Evolve is gearing up for as we head into 2015. Wild Ride As many of you know, the last 11 months have been a challenge for us. ...

Completed: Emergency Maintenance

Update #3 Good news, everyone! We’re coming back online. A few thousand of you are already back, and the rest of you will be coming up shortly.We’ll be looking very closely in to what went wrong, and steps we can take to prevent it from happening again.Happy gaming! Update #2 Upon closer inspection, it appears ...

The Complete History of Evolve, Part 9

May I have a drumroll, please? The venerable Complete History of Evolve is back, everyone! After a long summer vacation in the lands of limbo, I’m pleased to say part 9 is finally ready to entertain and enlighten you. Let’s see… where did we last leave off? I believe it was in the fall of ...

Unexpected Network Outage on 13 Sep 2014

Must be the unlucky 13 in today’s date. We just suffered a major network outage that resulted in nearly everyone dropping offline. Please hold tight while clients reconnect. It may take an hour or so before everything is functioning normally once more.

Completed: Critical Maintenance: 5 Aug 2014

Update #1 Maintenance went well, and our database server has been replaced with a box made of pure greased lightning. I’ll be lifting our population limit by around 1,000 people each day, starting tomorrow. • • • • • Original Post This coming Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 , we’ll be replacing our core database server ...

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