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Lumines denied, Live still buggy

Maybe you're like us. You woke up this morning, eager to download Lumines Live or see if the Phantasy Star beta is still running. You may have been disappointed, then, to see that Live is still pretty buggy. We received errors in Marketplace when trying to download Lumines Live, random disconnects, and an inability to accept voice chat requests. Looks like whatever they're still doing to Xbox.com is affecting Live in some way. Consider this a place to complain. And if any of you have managed to successfully download Lumines, let us know.

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21. The kids being babys on here are all fat. Probably have chairs that smell like ass like any gaming center and have parents that don't care about there wellbeing. Let them bitch, they will be dead soon like those kids in china that die in the middle of a WOW session.

Posted at 10:40AM on Oct 18th 2006 by djphatjive 0 stars

22. MTU error is your end. Check your router. Someone changed the MTU from 1500 to some smaller number and you're getting fragmented packets.

Posted at 10:43AM on Oct 18th 2006 by J.Goodwin 0 stars

23. complaint: http://www.xbox.com/support should have an accurate statement of what the status is, instead of always saying "up and running" or the page not being up at all...

Posted at 11:00AM on Oct 18th 2006 by pixelate 0 stars

24. i even can't connect to live atm...

Posted at 10:59AM on Oct 18th 2006 by rooot 0 stars

25. when i got back from work at 2:30 i tried LIVE with no luck, whenever i try marketplace it cant retrieve data & gives me a status code 801500a, ive tried multiplayer COD2 with no luck (only just managed to get into a lobby) + even signing in can be a pain. its not something i want after a hard days work

Posted at 10:59AM on Oct 18th 2006 by bob 0 stars

26. "Go outside?" "Go do something else?" Yeah thanks for the insightful advice, twelve-year-olds. I go outside all the time; I choose to GAME on Tuesday nights, so yeah, it was inconvenient. And it's still not up. Sure, it's no big deal, but don't suck Microsoft's weiner about how you'd gladly wait 2 days instead of one, and how great it all is. Jeez. It's a videogame fan site; of course things like this are going to be taken seriously.

Posted at 11:20AM on Oct 18th 2006 by ill trooper 0 stars

27. It took all of 3 mins to DL the whole game. I'm glad I had no problems at all and mind you I DL'ed it this morning at 5:35 before going to work!!

Posted at 11:21AM on Oct 18th 2006 by Mr BoomStick XL 0 stars

28. It took all of 3 mins to DL the whole game. I'm glad I had no problems at all and mind you I DL'ed it this morning at 5:35 before going to work!!

Posted at 11:21AM on Oct 18th 2006 by Mr BoomStick XL 0 stars

29. really...1-2 days without online gaming? who cares? sheesh, get a grip people! Like someone said earlier, had this been the Sony "free" service, we wouldn't even deserve a warning that the service would go down...we'd just be wasting out time trying to log on over and over

Posted at 11:38AM on Oct 18th 2006 by ruiner 0 stars

30. I was able to download Lumines just fine from the Toronto area this mornign at 6:30 EST. However I did notice that Live kept disconnecting when I tried the tiral out. I didn't have an chance to investigate further due to having to fly out the door to get to work.

Posted at 10:55AM on Oct 18th 2006 by StalkerofHades 0 stars

31. I've just finished my download, started a few minutes ago.

Posted at 11:46AM on Oct 18th 2006 by Samisa 0 stars

32. I also downloaded it this morning at 5:30 am without any problems. The updates may not have replicated throughout all the Live servers yet.

Posted at 11:51AM on Oct 18th 2006 by techie 0 stars

33. Freaking Crybabies! Get over it! OMG I CAN'T PLAY MY VIDEOGAMES ONLINE! This is the first time LIVE has been down in how long? You gotta be reasonable with things like this if you want an awesome service such as LIVE. Just my opinion.

Posted at 12:00PM on Oct 18th 2006 by Brian 0 stars

34. Hey keep the language clean people.

Posted at 12:17PM on Oct 18th 2006 by phantom 018 0 stars

35. #12, Yah I cant sign in either. I'm just interested to see what they changed in the My Xbox section

Posted at 12:21PM on Oct 18th 2006 by modeps 0 stars

36. Never mind all that. here's a complaint for you. Why aren't any of these "Arcade" Titles 2-player they are only 2-player vs. CPU or play your friend on live head-to-head. Maybe I would like to play bejeweled, uno or lumines with my wife. And yes I know I can if I connect to 360's together but that is just stupid.

Posted at 11:22AM on Oct 18th 2006 by Gifted76 0 stars

37. I got Lumines finally... 8:52 PDT.

Posted at 11:53AM on Oct 18th 2006 by Ninegauger 0 stars

38. MajorNelson reports on his blog that there are still a few kinks to work out as of this am. He says he'll post more once he gets someone on IM.

Posted at 12:39PM on Oct 18th 2006 by ruiner 0 stars

39. Gifted:

Joust,
Smash TV,
Hardwood Backgammon,
Frogger,
Time Pilot,
Scramble,
Totemball,
Lumines Live (from what I understand),
Bankshot Billiards 2,
Gauntlet,
Marble Blast Ultra,
Cloning Clyde.

Posted at 1:14PM on Oct 18th 2006 by J.Goodwin 0 stars

40. I don't think anyone should sue over this; that's just silly.

I would hope, however, that the next time Microsoft brings the system down, they go ahead and claim it'll be a 48-hour downtime. Too many people in the software industry just aren't willing to recognize the old "estimate your times, then double them" rule. I have a hunch the engineers said it'd take about 24-48 hours, and the rest of the XBL team went with the lower number.

Of course, I don't work there, so I could be just plain wrong. Maybe they only expected it to take 12-24 hours, then something unexpected happened. Ahh.... nothin' like life in the internet age, eh?

Posted at 11:40AM on Oct 18th 2006 by Quick Fixer 0 stars

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