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Steam and Epic Game Store Update

Games previously on Steam now available on the Epic Game Store.   Recently two games, Ark and Killing Floor 2 have been made available on the Epic Game Store (EGS) site, in addition to their existing distributions outlets. There are a few things to note about this new ‘distribution’: Be careful about release note terms:... [Read More]

Game Control Panel Update (cpanel.trugaming.com)

Control Panel gets a Makeover! UPDATE:  The first time you  login you will be greeted with an email from us.  To get past this, click on the OK at the bottom of the message.  If you are not able to see the OK, exit out and login again choosing a different Template. We will be... [Read More]

Public vs Private

When you order a server you are asked if you want a Public or Private server. Some game server providers charge extra for Private servers.  At TRUgaming, we do not charge for the difference.   So what is the difference you may ask? It basically boils down to password enforcement. Private Servers: when you order... [Read More]

Modding Your Game Server – A Guide

Modding

To Mod or Not To Mod? Modding your game server can be a painful process, but it doesn’t have to be. Our servers are setup in what is referred to as a “Vanilla” state.  This means there is a basic configuration in place to get you playing.  There are no Mods/Plugins installed. If you choose... [Read More]

DayZ Livonia DLC & DayZ 1.06 Patch

DayZ Livonia DLC & 1.06 Patch Released Our DayZ Servers now support the latest DayZ 1.06 patch and the new DayZ Livonia DLC. To enjoy one or both: You need to update your server by using the  Steam Update option on the  game control panel. This will apply the 1.06 patch and add the necessary... [Read More]

NEW Game Server Feature – Steam Workshop!

Steam Workshop

With recent updates to the TCAdmin Game Control Panel, there is now a new Steam Workshop option. In a nutshell, this will,  for certain games and for games where we have it enabled, allow you One-Click installation/uninstallation of Steam Workshop mods. Using the Steam Workshop Option On your Game Control Panel, Service Information tab, you... [Read More]

Minecraft Explained – Vanilla vs. CraftBukkit vs. Spigot

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What is the difference between a CraftBukkit (Bukkit) server, a Spigot server, and a “Vanilla” Minecraft server? Vanilla: A “vanilla” Minecraft server is an unmodified server and is in the original format direct from the creator (Mojang). Vanilla Minecraft has no support for plugins.   CraftBukkit: CraftBukkit is a modified version of the Vanilla Minecraft... [Read More]

Valguero – ARK Expansion Map Setup Guide

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How to Configure your ARK Server for the Valguero DLC! Snail Games USA/ Studio Wildcard announced the release of the latest DLC: Valguero. Survivors, come explore a vast and diverse 63 km map with a multitude of new land to build on! Witness familiar ARK creatures in an expansive environment and meet, Deinonychus, ARK’s newest... [Read More]

ARK: Survival Evolved – Crossplay or Play Anywhere??

Steam vs  Consoles (Xbox/Microsoft and PS4 ) ARK is available on multiple platforms,  but there seems to be a lot of confusion about who can play together!! As it stands right now (based on everything found on the web….. this is subject to change at any time), you can ONLY play with other players, if... [Read More]

I Ordered a Server – Now What?

I Ordered a Server

I ordered a server…   Depending on the game you ordered, it may take several minutes to setup.  Creating your account is quick and simple, but setting up a server may take a little longer, as there are files that need to be copied and permissions that need to be setup. Games like ARK and... [Read More]

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