sneaK's Community

sneaK's Community

I love doing this every year to show how much we've grown as a community, but also as a report card to ensure that we are doing things right! 2019 was undoubtedly our best year on record, and I would like to share the statistics of this year with you!

Skill Surf:

  • In 2019, we had 182,721 unique players from 155 different countries. This is a growth increase of 22% since the previous year!
  • We had 45.5 years of play time on surf this year. Absolutely unprecedented number.
  • The player with the most time in 2019 had a whopping 1,471 hours!
  • We currently have 742 maps in rotation throughout all of our servers, this is up 70 since last year when I made the year in review post.
  • In 2019, we had a ton of new personal bests! This includes 91,925 bonus completions, 303,426 map completions, and 2,612,395 stage completions.
  • The quickest map time in 2019 was completed by a-ha!, on his own map of surf_abstract_final in 15.128 seconds. The slowest map time of 2019 was 3 hours, 8 minutes, and 39 seconds on surf_classics3. Hey, a completion is a completion!
  • The most popular map by playtime was surf_kitsune_fix, with 11,136 hours played. That is 464 days of play time. Surprisingly enough, bringing up a close second was surf_summer, with 10,522 hours (438 days) of play time.
  • 19% of connecting players are free-to-play, non-prime players.
  • Here is an enhanced stats page of the past year!

Competitive Servers:
  • In 2019, we had 189,576 unique players from 159 different countries. This is a 45% increase over 2018!
  • We had 48.4 years of play time on our competitive servers this year.
  • The most popular map for Retakes is de_mirage, followed by...
  • Added new surf maps:
    • surf_grotto (Tier 3 Staged)
    • surf_hotwheels (Tier 2 Linear)
    • surf_intra (Tier 4 Linear)
    • surf_uhhh (Tier 1 Staged)
  • Surf Timer - When using !hide, players footsteps around you are no longer audible
  • KZ - Fixed some players unable to access ztopwatch
  • Added bhop_colour_lr_v1_fix (Tier 1)
  • Fixed crash on bhop_ala_laupapa
  • Fixed SMFC not displaying in ranking info on Retakes servers
  • Fixed odd overlap of points being displayed on Retakes servers
  • Adjusted rate of points gain/loss for ELO differentials on Retakes servers (see more here)
  • Improved Discord logging for admins/mods
Happy Holidays all! Here is a quick roundup of updates that have happened over the past few weeks through today:
  • All timer servers now return to the last map that was on after a update/crash/restart rather than a static default map.
  • Added surf_epiphany (T5 Staged)
  • Added average map time to web surf stats page
  • Updated the following KZ maps to their new global versions:
    • bkz_apricity_v2
    • bkz_nocturns_blue
    • kz_akrh_warehouse_v2
    • kz_catalyst
    • kz_illusion
    • kz_lost_marketplace
    • xc_supermario_go
  • Added missing KZ map images for discord record announcer (thanks Ocelot!)
  • Added bhop_legoverse (Tier 3)
  • Temporarily disabled the bonus ELO gained on Retakes from killing a higher ranked player while a more mild algorithm is procured
Expect some more content related updates early January, I've had quite a bit on the burner the past couple months that will be coming to fruition soon.
  • Added am_austria to 1v1 Arenas servers
  • Added extended kill feed information to 1v1 Arenas servers, same as Retakes (through smoke, while flashed, noscope, etc)
  • Added matchmaking-like rank system to the scoreboard on Retakes servers. The points threshold mimics that of actual matchmaking ranks - percentiles match up with our existing database
  • Updated GOKZ to 2.3.0
  • Added surf_minecraft_2020 (Tier 2 Staged)
  • Added new bhop maps:
    • bhop_162
    • bhop_2hrs
    • bhop_accelerate
    • bhop_affliction
    • bhop_air
    • bhop_alprazolam
    • bhop_aphrodite
    • bhop_askowo
    • bhop_bloodflow
    • bhop_boredom
    • bhop_cover
    • bhop_decimus
    • bhop_devblock97
    • bhop_etizolam
    • bhop_forget
    • bhop_futile
    • bhop_growfonder
    • bhop_hades
    • bhop_haunt
    • bhop_how2strafe
    • bhop_kuukkeli
    • bhop_lightningroad
    • bhop_lightsout
    • bhop_linear_concrete2
    • bhop_linear_dust2
    • bhop_linear_forest2
    • bhop_linear_minimal
    • bhop_mdstrafe
    • bhop_mourning
    • bhop_myp
    • bhop_norma
    • bhop_offerline2
    • bhop_one_fall
    • bhop_puffs
    • bhop_purea
    • bhop_quaker
    • bhop_quaker2
    • bhop_rbth
    • bhop_red_shade
    • bhop_ripchy
    • bhop_ruins_of_hopcity
    • bhop_sakura_project
    • bhop_solitude
    • bhop_spdmp_2hr
    • bhop_stoitnamalchika
    • bhop_strvfe02
    • bhop_strvfe03
    • bhop_toroux
    • bhop_tsture
    • bhop_tumi
    • bhop_unrealverse_beta
    • bhop_waff1e
    • bhop_wire
We are also very aware of the once daily crash issue with Beginner and Easy Surf servers. This started after the Operation update, which Valve introduced a very sizable memory leak into the CS:GO Dedicated Server application. The issue seems extremely prevalent with higher population servers. I'm hoping they will be fixing it soon, but I have been working on mitigating the issue in various ways (subtracting a couple available slots, fixing a couple small leaky plugins, etc). This may ultimately require a twice daily restart so the issue doesn't persist. Hang with us, we'll get it right! :emoji_thumbsup:
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