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by daplumber
Tue May 05, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: Help: Server Setup and Administration
Topic: Recommendations for Maps, settings etc. for a newbie old timer
Replies: 11
Views: 2763

Re: Recommendations for Maps, settings etc. for a newbie old timer

Ok so a random map for TDM looks good. Very few flag types, less is more. No jumping or flying tanks. Quite a lot of GM flags makes for some fun tactical decision making.

Still looking for a CTF map, tried a few. Still looking for one that really works well with the same limited flag set.
by daplumber
Mon May 04, 2020 4:47 am
Forum: Help: Server Setup and Administration
Topic: Recommendations for Maps, settings etc. for a newbie old timer
Replies: 11
Views: 2763

Re: Recommendations for Maps, settings etc. for a newbie old timer

Ok, it looks like providing the domain name and port for my guinea pigs to type in is sufficient and simple. Great!
by daplumber
Mon May 04, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: Help: Server Setup and Administration
Topic: Recommendations for Maps, settings etc. for a newbie old timer
Replies: 11
Views: 2763

Re: Recommendations for Maps, settings etc. for a newbie old timer

I have a dynamic domain already working.

I fully intend to check out the maps mentioned above as well as the releases group. Thank you again.

If I run into problems I may well take you up on your PM offer Zehra, thank you.
by daplumber
Mon May 04, 2020 4:37 am
Forum: Help: Server Setup and Administration
Topic: Recommendations for Maps, settings etc. for a newbie old timer
Replies: 11
Views: 2763

Re: Recommendations for Maps, settings etc. for a newbie old timer

Thank you everyone! I’m sorry I wasn’t clear: flags and firewalls and etc. I can wrap my head around, and already have a nice high port picked out and opened. I’m still not sure how to point the clients at a private server, but I’ll muddle through that too. What I really wanted was some advice and a...
by daplumber
Sat May 02, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Help: Server Setup and Administration
Topic: Recommendations for Maps, settings etc. for a newbie old timer
Replies: 11
Views: 2763

Recommendations for Maps, settings etc. for a newbie old timer

So I last played BZflag many, MANY moons ago in the late 90's on UNIX workstations and it was a lot of fun but I kind of lost touch. I'd like to set up a private server for a few of my colleagues and I to play. The technical side I think I have covered, I have the bzfs compiled and available on a Li...