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Geoff the Medio
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Russian Download Spike

#1 Post by Geoff the Medio » Fri Jul 20, 2012 9:12 pm

Does anyone who reads Russian game-related websites know what linked to FreeOrion around April 5 2012?

There were about 25000 downloads from Russia over 4 days after that:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/freeori ... 2012-04-11

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#2 Post by Bigjoe5 » Sat Jul 21, 2012 1:18 pm

It seems rather suspicious that they were all using Linux, don't you think? Or is that common in Russia?
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#3 Post by Geoff the Medio » Sat Jul 21, 2012 7:46 pm

Bigjoe5 wrote:...they were all using Linux...
Why do you say that? That graph is for v0.4 installers downloads, which includes only Windows and OSX versions, and all but about 150 of them are downloads of the Windows version.

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#4 Post by Bigjoe5 » Sun Jul 22, 2012 1:31 am

Geoff the Medio wrote:
Bigjoe5 wrote:...they were all using Linux...
Why do you say that? That graph is for v0.4 installers downloads, which includes only Windows and OSX versions, and all but about 150 of them are downloads of the Windows version.
On the right, right underneath "Top Country: Russia", it says "Top OS: Other", where other is opposed to Windows, OS X, and Unknown.
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#5 Post by Geoff the Medio » Sun Jul 22, 2012 1:38 am

Clicking on that box goes to another page with the details. Most is "Unknown", and "Linux" is just 48 of the downloads.

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#6 Post by Bigjoe5 » Sun Jul 22, 2012 2:37 pm

Geoff the Medio wrote:Clicking on that box goes to another page with the details. Most is "Unknown", and "Linux" is just 48 of the downloads.
Whoops. I definitely read that pie chart wrong the first time I looked at it... :oops:
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#7 Post by eleazar » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:06 pm

It is pretty remarkable considering in the last six years we've been holding steady at 3 to7 thousand downloads a month.

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