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Actually, we’ve always been spoiled

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

Unfiction is proud to announce the launch of Despoiler.org, a sister site dedicated to releasing information into wild. It will, of course, be focused on the Alternate Reality Gaming and Chaotic Fiction communities and will provide free wiki resources for their pursuits. Wikis may be requested via a contact form on the site and usage will be subject to a modified version of the terms of service that have worked quite well so far on our own forums.

One wiki has already been created and seeded for those of you following the Golden Jigsaw puzzle.


Every so often, a campaign comes along that either by design or by accident pits players against each other in a battle to keep their information secret. Since this dynamic runs quite counter to the Unfiction norm, in the end it mainly causes trouble for the moderators and administrators who must worry about which user was posting as a guest merely to disseminate information anonymously and which was really a puppetmaster attempting to post in disguise. It is my hope that Despoiler may serve as an outlet for those player necessities and make it easier on those of us who attempt to facilitate the discussion.

High Traffic Day

Monday, June 11th, 2007

Unforum users may have already noticed the unusual slow-down in server response today. The Court TV contest Save My Husband is reaching its climax and the increase in traffic is giving us what-for. ;)

For what it's worth, the database server is holding up quite well but the web server is losing responsiveness. Please try to keep your page refreshes to a minimum if you can. :)

Unfiction Receives Unprecedented Gift

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

This week we received our largest-ever donation. The $8,000 sum will fund the community's hosting and overhead costs for an entire year.

The amazing gift came from Andy Darley, recent winner of Perplex City's Season One cash prize, and will allow us to focus on continuing to offer a sustainable, free resource for our players.

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Unfiction Auctions Kick Off

Friday, December 8th, 2006

If you're a member of the Unforum, you already know that we've kicked off a new fundraising service via Ebay, in order to help support the hosting costs of Unfiction's various services.

Our inaugural auction was generously donated by Mind Candy with contributions from Unforum members Aliendial and kraed: A complete set of Perplex City Season 1 Cards from #001 through #256, including special gold cards #257 and #P01!

Find out how else you can help support Unfiction via our Support uF page.

UF Status – This is Not a Game

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

One of our servers (sadly enough, Gibson) was compromised yesterday and used to launch a flood of spam. Our excellent host caught it quickly and shut everything down, but we've had to rewipe and reload everything from scratch in order to make sure the forums software is as secure as possible, as our old patchwork code was the most likely weak point. We're taking this opportunity to add some new features, but it will take a bit of time before all of the old functionality returns. We thank you for your patience as we work furiously to bring uF back!

Keep an eye on our Status Page for brief updates on progress.