There are not a lot of players, but I do often see people complaining in chat that they cannot see a server list.
I tell them to wait as the first time it can be a while.
Then again Epic is not very good at monitoring the masterserver status.
Often you find that all it takes is a player to be seen on a server and others join, You can look at the info and rankings at GameTracker.com to see when servers get more action.
Looks good. I loved Thief (the original ones, not the average-at-best new game).
If you liked Thief, you'll love this too, it's Thief with the motor of Doom3. It's the best free game i've seen ever
I don't have the standalone, so I use the UT2004 mod with other mods and maps.
That way I have even more variety
Unreal Tournament is another great game very moddable, i used play it just to see the new maps/weapons people made
Well I have Borderlands 1 in my PS3 and never finished it. I don't play it for over a year.
I tend to get bored very fast on games, in particular those that where have to do the same over and over again. Borderland seems like a long game, which is not exactly a bad thing, but there is to little story for my taste.
I need a story to keep me going on. I hope borderlands 2 is better.