Originally Posted by Brad
Yeah, beta server is unusable at this point. Not only are there odd bugs, but it is *constantly* feeding a wide stream of data to the client. I'm seeing constant 200-300 kb/sec downloading on my Mac client here, even after the initial map load, just standing still. Previously the update stream was an order of magnitude smaller with occasional bursts as you walked around.
Sorry guys. Looks like we're at the whim of notch on this one. I'm shutting it down until the next patch.
At least my wife won't have to kill me like she's been threatening.
Let us know when that's back up. Single player just doesn't seem like as much fun - logging on and finding new stuff is exciting!
Can we get a map of the state of play at shutdown?