Is there a way to monitor a dedicated Battlefield 2 server that would ping via cell-phone text message, e-mail, Twitter, FaceBook or otherwise communicate that there are players on the server? Preferably, something that can be adjusted to be triggered by a certain amount of players (minimum of four, for instance).
This is needed for a community of players to be more aware of the server status without wasting time loading a game, sitting on the server waiting for people to show up, or checking GameTracker or similar services repeatedly. If that matters, it is for Forgotten Hope 2 mod — fairly popular in Europe, but with very fragmented North and South American player base, and we would like to see if there is tool to keep people informed and increase attendance at least couple of nights a week.
Note: I do not need particular software recommendation, but rather generic explanation of how can it be accomplished (perhaps, exampled with how other games dealt with the issue).