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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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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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no servers
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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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Which operating system and BZFlag version are you using?

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BZFlag 2.4.12

Windows 10
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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?

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thank you i am trying to use this... is this a chat of some kind?
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IRC stands for Internet Relay Chat.
So yes, it is for chatting. :wink:

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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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it works now... user error Thank you for the help @zehra
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Your welcome, glad to be of help. :)

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