Local Sever 101

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Local Sever 101

Post by Seyla » Mon Apr 27, 2009 9:58 pm

Could someone please tell me how to start my own sever, and play with bots? For one thing, I don't know what this "command line" thing is.
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Re: Local Sever 101

Post by Bambino » Mon Apr 27, 2009 10:23 pm

A server isn't really that hard to make.

What is you operating system?

Some links for how to make a server

http://my.bzflag.org/w/Category:Server
http://my.bzflag.org/w/Sample_conf

For the sample config you don't need to include everything in the 'Sample Config' that I gave the link to you.
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Re: Local Sever 101

Post by Seyla » Tue Apr 28, 2009 1:24 am

I have Mac OS X
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Re: Local Sever 101

Post by Bambino » Tue Apr 28, 2009 1:47 am

http://my.bzflag.org/bb/viewtopic.php?f=93&t=3940

How to make a server on OS X :wink:

Some things are outdated so just look at the 'sample config' link I gave you and look for the OS X parts.
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Re: Local Sever 101

Post by Seyla » Tue Apr 28, 2009 11:41 am

Thanks but, I don't know half the stuff he's talking about. Is there any place that just tells me what to do very simply?

All I want is to be able to play with bots, when my internet connection is down. Know anything that will tell me that?
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Re: Local Sever 101

Post by joevano » Tue Apr 28, 2009 12:06 pm

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Re: Local Sever 101

Post by blast » Tue Apr 28, 2009 3:17 pm

Sorry, but running a server is not trivial. You could, however, try the StartBZFS application, assuming you can handle installing mono and running it with that. You could also check out this page:
http://my.bzflag.org/w/Single_Player_Mode
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