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Help Finding a server

Post by jlobeck » Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:27 am

Hello, I used to play BZFlag many many years ago. I have downloaded the game on my laptop and can not seem to find a server at all. Any ideas?

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Re: Help Finding a server

Post by Zehra » Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:35 am

Hi jlobeck,

Welcome back.

Quick question, what happens when you do 'Join Game' -> 'Find Server'?
Are any servers appearing on the list?

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Re: Help Finding a server

Post by jlobeck » Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:39 am

no servers

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Re: Help Finding a server

Post by jlobeck » Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:40 am

I click open BZFlag on my desk top
Join Game
Find Server
nothing shows up

in the chat box i see
"cant talk with the list of servers"

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Re: Help Finding a server

Post by Zehra » Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:42 am

Which operating system and BZFlag version are you using?

-Zehra
There's this game I love and it's called Ducati. ~Zehra
Those who are critical of me, I'll likely be the same of them. ~Zehra
There's always something to remember and it's been a game I love. ~Zehra
The time spent is a time which can never be regained, so it's a time to enjoy. ~Zehra
The decisions we make are the ones we look forward too and the ones we regret. ~Zehra
The details and the skill of knowing and applying them is what excellence is made of. ~Zehra
The best player is the one who knows what to do and when and applies it successfully. ~Zehra
There's a difference between knowing my name and knowing me, one shows respect to my name and the other is to who I am. ~Zehra
My blog is available at zehrahblog.wordpress.com.
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Re: Help Finding a server

Post by jlobeck » Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:43 am

BZFlag 2.4.12

Windows 10

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Re: Help Finding a server

Post by Zehra » Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:52 am

It seems to be something on your end, since I tried using a 2.4.12 client on Windows and had list server work fine.
There is something which might be preventing connection to the list server.

You might want to try to get further help on IRC.(Edit: Most developers are on #bzflag)
Quick tip: IRC is not instant reply chat, so replies might take a while, depending on who is on and active.
Edit: Forgot to ask, but is BZFlag permitted to go through firewall or is anything possibly blocking it?

-Zehra
There's this game I love and it's called Ducati. ~Zehra
Those who are critical of me, I'll likely be the same of them. ~Zehra
There's always something to remember and it's been a game I love. ~Zehra
The time spent is a time which can never be regained, so it's a time to enjoy. ~Zehra
The decisions we make are the ones we look forward too and the ones we regret. ~Zehra
The details and the skill of knowing and applying them is what excellence is made of. ~Zehra
The best player is the one who knows what to do and when and applies it successfully. ~Zehra
There's a difference between knowing my name and knowing me, one shows respect to my name and the other is to who I am. ~Zehra
My blog is available at zehrahblog.wordpress.com.
See when I've last been active at Strayers.

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Re: Help Finding a server

Post by jlobeck » Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:03 am

thank you i am trying to use this... is this a chat of some kind?

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Re: Help Finding a server

Post by Zehra » Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:05 am

IRC stands for Internet Relay Chat.
So yes, it is for chatting. :wink:

-Zehra
There's this game I love and it's called Ducati. ~Zehra
Those who are critical of me, I'll likely be the same of them. ~Zehra
There's always something to remember and it's been a game I love. ~Zehra
The time spent is a time which can never be regained, so it's a time to enjoy. ~Zehra
The decisions we make are the ones we look forward too and the ones we regret. ~Zehra
The details and the skill of knowing and applying them is what excellence is made of. ~Zehra
The best player is the one who knows what to do and when and applies it successfully. ~Zehra
There's a difference between knowing my name and knowing me, one shows respect to my name and the other is to who I am. ~Zehra
My blog is available at zehrahblog.wordpress.com.
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Re: Help Finding a server

Post by jlobeck » Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:07 am

it does not seem i am able to use the chat or people just are not on it right now ... any tips?

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Re: Help Finding a server

Post by jlobeck » Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:13 am

it works now... user error Thank you for the help @zehra

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Re: Help Finding a server

Post by Zehra » Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:16 am

Your welcome, glad to be of help. :)

-Zehra
There's this game I love and it's called Ducati. ~Zehra
Those who are critical of me, I'll likely be the same of them. ~Zehra
There's always something to remember and it's been a game I love. ~Zehra
The time spent is a time which can never be regained, so it's a time to enjoy. ~Zehra
The decisions we make are the ones we look forward too and the ones we regret. ~Zehra
The details and the skill of knowing and applying them is what excellence is made of. ~Zehra
The best player is the one who knows what to do and when and applies it successfully. ~Zehra
There's a difference between knowing my name and knowing me, one shows respect to my name and the other is to who I am. ~Zehra
My blog is available at zehrahblog.wordpress.com.
See when I've last been active at Strayers.

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