German with 150+ ping on EU server

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  1. Trotim

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    That one guy is me.

    Since about December last year, the EU TF2Maps.net server gives me a ping of 120 or higher. It worked fine before. Did it change location back then?

    For the record, I'm located in Germany, Saxony and can connect to other close UK servers like Hampshire Heavies with a ping of 30.
     
  2. Nutomic

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    Same for me. Im from germany, too, and always get a ping between 150 and 180.
     
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  3. The Political Gamer

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    The server is in Amsterdam.
     
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  4. drp

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    can you guys run a trace to the gameservers ip and post the output here? need something to throw at our host when i go
     
  5. Psy

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    Sounds like bad routing to me. :(
     
  6. A Boojum Snark

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    for those who don't know Start > Run > cmd and then do tracert 94.75.238.70
     
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  7. Trotim

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  8. Nutomic

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  9. The Political Gamer

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    Just in-case you need a US cross-reference:
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  10. Barracuda

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    I'm in Germany, too and my ping is fine... sounds like a routing problem caused by the provider, as said before.

    Here's my tracert in comparison:

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  11. eerieone

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    looks like the ping is increasing every interval :(

    i´m from germany too, würzburg, and i always have max. 50ping, no fastpath (or whatever it is called)
    might be a firewall issue
    i sit behind a router with no firewall active (used to have comodo until it hung up my complete system)
    try forwarding the tf2 ports on your router or accepting all connections via this port on your firewall without backchecks
    how about other games? are you getting the same issues?
    -friends downloading/surfing/streaming at the same time
    -someone hacking into your wlan-connection
    -connected via weak wlan

    :( hope you get it fixed
    everything about 100 makes spy/soldier/sniper hard to play
     
  12. A Boojum Snark

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    It's supposed to do that ;) Each interval is another server, more distance traveled, so it's a cumulative ping so to say.

    Nutomic and Trotim's have a significant jump right near the end though... but it isn't the same IP.
     
  13. Trotim

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    It's just TF2 and only the EU server (at least that I know of, there might be other servers that SHOULD give me a low ping but don't, I can't know that)

    But I suppose playing around with the ports and firewall is not a bad idea
     
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