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Robot Tank?!?!?!?

Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2004 6:40 pm
by brad2901
Can somebody plz tell me what is happening when it says "robot tank has joined the game"? :?: :?: :?:

Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2004 7:51 pm
by toaster
Under 1.10? You should see "robot tank has joined as a tank" which means some player named himself "robot tank."

I don't recall seeing any message differences in 1.11, but one of the devs is probably better prepared to answer for that.

Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2004 8:18 pm
by Scorch
no no it usuallly says (if playername is bot)

bot: joined the game
bot01: joining as a robot tank

Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2004 8:44 pm
by JeffM
it means someone started bzflag with -solo N

Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2004 10:16 pm
by brad2901
How do they do that? Are they cheating or is it quite easy to do?

Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2004 10:41 pm
by Scorch
quiet easy to do :)

go to the command line

file/path/to/ -solo N

N=number of additional stupid bots that can't jump you want to add to any server you connect when running the app that time.

Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2004 12:34 am
by Lan
Actually, if it literally was "robot tank has joined the game" exactly that, a human tank named "robot tank" has joined. "xxx has joined as a robot tank" means xxx is a robot, but has joined.