It's over! Our Service is going to Shutdown on the 31.08.2018!

It's over! Our Service is going to Shutdown on the 31.08.2018

Good evening GSS Community,

we are very sorry to inform you, that we have decided to shutdown our project called GSS at the end of this month, permenantly. We were all of the same opinion, that this project will not be able to survive in this current state, but be an annoying and exhausting problem to deal with instead.

Now there will be some interested people wondering why GSS is going to shutdown. As some of our more experienced users already know, GSS was already shutdown once before, because we could not afford to keep the project alive. This time, however, is different. This time we shutdown GSS because of the less loyal users, because of those users, who exploit our services on a daily basis, so they don't need to pay any money. Of course we know, that a free service has a higher demand, since you don't have to pay for it yourself and do not need to maintain the servers, but our current userbase persists mainly out of multiaccounts, fakeaccounts or accounts which exploited bugs instead of reporting them. Over 50% of our userbase (calcutlated with the number of created accounts) violate most of our rules and react with anger and denial rather than with sympathy, when we confront them. Many of them already know we shutdown our service once, but they are back, creating multiple accounts, so we have to pay twice and thrice as much for their countless servers, although they don't need even close as much. They don't care, because there are no true consequences for them, but there are huge consequences for us, namely the giant amount of userdata and servers we have to manage and the unreasonably high costs we have to pay.

We shutdown our service, not because we cannot afford to pay for these fakers, but because it's simply not worth it. Every day we find at least 10, often 20 accounts, which break multiple rules. As soon as we ban them, we point out they can request to get unbanned, literally all they have to do is to read the FAQ and apply, but instead we get insulted, we get spammed and at some point we get annoyed. If we do not unban them, they just create a new account or "steal" another account they do not own. We see. We ban. We suffer. One would expect to get respect and appreciation for contributing to the community, but all we receive is exploitation, lies and betrayal.

I want to clarify once again: This is permanent! After the 31.08.2018 there is no GSS anymore and there will be no GSS ever again. All data you didn't back up on your local system gets erased for ever. It is funny I'm writing this, although over 50% of our userbase will never read it, and then they wonder why GSS is down, and they will think, that it is going to come back. Pathetic.

Let's end the moaning, shall we? We are at all honesty sorry, not for the respectless users who are exploiting us on a daily basis, but we are sorry for you, you, who is really reading this, who is genuinely enjoying using our service. As you might have noticed, a lot has changed over the past years, but one thing is still the same after all this time, we always made this project for the community, we made this project for you, the true and and honest community. We neither earn any revenue out of this project nor do our server get paid for themselves, the only thing that motivated us to keep working on this project were you guys, although we didn't get to know you, since you never stood out for being negative and sadly not for being positive either.

I want to encourage you all to leave a nice comment for our farewell, tell us how GSS could help you or what you liked on this project or this community, because it would feel so good to hear something nice for a change. The GSS Community discord will stay as well as a majority of our team, so if you'd like to have a chat, feel free to join us.

Although this project is now ultimately over, we will continue working on new projects and someday we might even discover new and better ideas on how we can contribute to the community. We can look forward to that.

If this is the last time you hear from us however, I want to farewell you in the name of our whole team and I want to wish you goodluck on your journey, whereever it might go (bit dramatic, I know).

Yours sincerely,
Cave.

Dandy before 2 days 12 hours

Friends of your idea of creating this site to help people have been great Thank you. I wish you success in your future projects Sorry

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Negesin before 3 days 11 hours

Schade

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VladGamesBG before 1 week 3 days

Is any body know nice hosting side ? Thanks.

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Mtahost2368 before 1 week 6 days

The best hosting side close?The hosting, The server and everithing is beauty like in a tale. This shoutdown is not fit to this nice picture.But if you see it good do this, its your choice. I want to say THANK YOU. I hope we see each other in a new project

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Delai before 2 weeks 6 hours

I regret to know that they will close, but I thank them for allowing me to be part of their project, I wish the best to the GSS team, I will enjoy my server to the maximum until it is turned off forever. THANK YOU!

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Chouibe before 1 week 3 days

@Cave: why you do that ?

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Cave before 1 week 6 days

@delai: Thank you for your kind words, I hope you will enjoy your final month with our service :)

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Adain before 2 weeks 8 hours

Sorry, but gameserver-sponsor is keeping my servers on other client. I don't know another free hostings, with such a good functional. Please don't close this project. I really don't know another alternatives. :(((

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Cave before 1 week 6 days

@Adain: I'm sorry, but we already made our decisions.

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Wide220 before 2 weeks 10 hours

besides my account does not is false can verify when they want, please is the best page and the first I found free after 5 years looking for Host.

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Michael Callaway before 2 weeks 9 hours

@Wide220: I was looking for a host too, since 3 years and this is the best page ever, please don't close please

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Wide220 before 2 weeks 10 hours

Please do not leave, do not close the page, I am buying my server and I am very happy to have a page like this for free to have my server, since I can not pay with money in the other HOST,

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Wide220 before 1 week 5 days

@Cave: :'(

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Cave before 1 week 6 days

@Wide220: We are sorry, but like the title of this post suggests, we already made our decisions, it's over.

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VladGamesBG before 2 weeks 10 hours

WAIT GUYS DONT DO IT PLEASE, MY SERVER COME IN THE NEWS, I MAKING IN MTA MAP FOR BULGARIA AND NOW MY WORK WILL GONE PLEASE MAKE THING FOR MY SERVER, PLEASE.

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Michael Callaway before 2 weeks 9 hours

@VladGamesBG: Yes, i have a server too and i want a lot of people, please try to fix the mistakes and don't close this page we need GSS

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Playleo1 before 2 weeks 10 hours

mais tem muitos gss corretos

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Playleo1 before 2 weeks 10 hours

muita gente usa isso como aproveito

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Michael Callaway before 2 weeks 11 hours

Can you fix the mistakes? what will happen with my server and the other servers

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Cave before 1 week 6 days

@Michael Callaway: they will be completely erased, permanently.

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Luis before 2 weeks 11 hours

por q aran eso xd tenia mi sv de prueba aki

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Michael Callaway before 2 weeks 11 hours

@luis: Si, yo tambien tengo un server, según lo que dice ahí hay jugadores que no pagan y explotan el servicio que da esta pagina

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Luis before 2 weeks 12 hours

xd we

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Shyim before 2 weeks 12 hours

@luis: :3

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