Timing gate ghosting

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Gornall43mx
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Timing gate ghosting

Postby Gornall43mx » Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:19 pm

Hey, I know this has been a reported problem before and it's even affected me a few years ago. I'm not sure how I resolved it the first time and from what iv'e seen it is quite an awkward one to sort.
Basically everyone ghosts for me after the first timing gate bla bla, however it doesn't always do it on the 19800 stock server and sometimes it doesn't do it on private servers. but 19803 for example it always happens.
Any suggestions as i would really like to get back online again.

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Re: Timing gate ghosting

Postby Gornall43mx » Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:49 pm

Just played on a friends server...worked fine, came out and rejoined then it didn't work.

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Re: Timing gate ghosting

Postby Gornall43mx » Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:54 pm

Just discovered to, if he sets it to no ghosting it works fine with accurate timing.

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Re: Timing gate ghosting

Postby Wahlamt » Sun Nov 26, 2017 12:55 am

Are you playing with a bad/unstable internet connection?

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Re: Timing gate ghosting

Postby jlv » Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:11 am

Next time it happens, type "server,debugplayers" and post the output. If you spectate the other players does their timing info update?
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Re: Timing gate ghosting

Postby Gornall43mx » Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:54 pm

Sorry for late reply, the debug players doesn't work. nothing I type works when this problem is occurring.

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Re: Timing gate ghosting

Postby Gornall43mx » Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:55 pm

And no I cannot see updated timing of the ghosted players. it says i am P1 with +0.0 seconds.

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Re: Timing gate ghosting

Postby jlv » Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:56 am

Sounds like the reliable messages aren't getting through. Are you getting lots of packet loss?
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Re: Timing gate ghosting

Postby Gornall43mx » Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:36 pm

I can only assume so, haven't really been able to work it out.


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