I'm writing this short guide at Nov 9, 2017, when Movie Battles II master server went down due a network issue of hosting service. So, you launched Movie Battles as usual, and suddenly you can't see any servers. Then you went to these forums, or to Discord, you was told that there are technical difficulties, and server list is not available. What to do? I have some suggestions, some workarounds to get some servers to play. 1. Change master server using HOSTS file. Open this file in text editor: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\HOSTS Add this line to the file and save it: Code: 184.108.40.206 master.moviebattles.org Now, when you switch to MBII, you should see some servers in the list. Not a lot of servers, but some servers. Notice: By performing those steps, you're switching from master.moviebattles.org to master.jkhub.org. It's possible that IP address of JKHub's server will change in future. Use this command to get a current IP: Code: nslookup master.jkhub.org You can also add this line to HOSTS instead: Code: 220.127.116.11 master.moviebattles.org This is address of masterjk3.ravensoft.com. It has less servers than JKHub. Don't forget to undo these changes when MBII master server will come back to life. 2. Use Qtracker. Qtracker is Windows application that displays server list of many games, including Jedi Academy. Download it here: Qtracker Downloads Install, start, check Jedi Academy as installed game, right-click on "Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy" => Find Internet Games. 3. Change master server from in-game console. WARNING: this method is available for stock OpenJK engine only. You can download it from here: index · powered by h5ai 0.26.1 (http://larsjung.de/h5ai/) It will not work with JAMP and MBII Client! Start Movie Battles II using stock OpenJK Open a console by pressing Shift + ~ (aka Shift + `) Type and press Enter: Code: seta sv_master2 master.jkhub.org WARNING: For older versions of OpenJK, you must use sv_master1 instead of sv_master2. 4. Use web-lists to connect a server manually Go by one of these links: Movie Battles II Server List Star Wars Jedi Knight Server List | Search Swjk Stats, Rankings, and Banners - Game Tracker Copy IP.ADDRESS:PORT of a server you want to play Start Movie Battles II Open a console by pressing Shift + ~ (aka Shift + `) Type and press enter: Code: connect IP.ADDRESS:PORT (replace IP.ADDRESS:PORT with actual parameters; you can just press Ctrl + V to paste previously copied data) Notice: jacklul currently isn't getting updated: Is jacklul's server list frozen? 5. Use favorites If you have save some servers as favorites, just switch "Source" to "Favorites" in MBII server list dialog. To servers owners: I strongly recommend you to modify your config so it has these lines, and then restart your server: Code: seta sv_master1 "master.moviebattles.org" seta sv_master2 "master.jkhub.org" seta sv_master3 "masterjk3.ravensoft.com" You should add your server to as many master server lists as possible. To moderators: This thread actually belongs to Technical FAQ & Guides , but I'm not allowed to create threads there. Would be nice if you could move it.