Ive been thinkn of makin my own server but i need some help

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Ive been thinkn of makin my own server but i need some help

Post by D is for Dangerous » Mon Sep 10, 2007 3:20 am

Ive been thinkn bout it a lot lately and i decided to make my own server
Im not new ive been playin for 3 years now and have never attemted this before

Well all i know about how to make one is that on the main menu it says start server and a list of things like shot count and everything like that.

i know how to make a Basic server with just the bare essentials but i want to make it a little more interesting than the default map they give me
And im having a problem of making it not just a local server cuz then nowone else is gonna ever find it.

Can anyone give me advice on this? :|
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Post by Jefenry » Mon Sep 10, 2007 3:46 am

There are a ton of good posts and articles that outline how to set up servers. Here are a few that helped me when I was messing around with running a server.

http://my.bzflag.org/bb/search.php
http://my.bzflag.org/bb/viewtopic.php?t=2915
http://my.bzflag.org/w/Creating_A_Server
http://my.bzflag.org/bb/viewtopic.php?t=10967
http://my.bzflag.org/bb/search.php

As for the Start Server feature in the game, it's not good for anything else than a quick LAN game, assuming you get it to work in the first place.

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Post by Grace F » Mon Sep 10, 2007 5:48 am

D is for Dangerous wrote:Well all i know about how to make one is that on the main menu it says start server and a list of things like shot count and everything like that.
That just starts a random map. Maps that are randomly generated are hardly ever seen on first page of the server list, for obvious reasons.

Starting a server of your own is a big task. Study hard! Goodluck :)
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Post by I_Died_Once » Mon Sep 10, 2007 10:00 am

What would your server offer that no server on the list currently has to offer???

There already are more servers than players... Just a thought.
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Post by D is for Dangerous » Wed Sep 12, 2007 3:29 am

it would be a 3 shot 1 second reload with 2 times normal shot velocity and distance
the map is for those who r very skilled at reco and there will be many many many many walls all over the place
tank speed will also be about the same on pythonians server if uve ever been there u know what i mean
im deciding whether it should be an ffa with rogue geno or a ctf map
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Post by Peter » Wed Sep 12, 2007 7:35 am

I wouldn't do rouge geno if I where you :) I know lots of people who really hate it. Have you thought about the layout of your map? Usually the CTF maps that keep teams separated by walls are usually the most popular, like missile war and the two castles. If you need any help with the actual making of the map just pm me, or ask a member of MDG, they know a lot.
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Post by meeba » Wed Sep 12, 2007 2:34 pm

Idunno PETER, I find that rogues are the only ones upset with Rogue Geno, so if you're going to be nice to the whiners, why not just remove Geno altogether? Rogue Geno plugin seems to make it a little more fair. However, you could also use a plugin that makes it so Rogues can't have the G flag.

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Post by D is for Dangerous » Thu Sep 13, 2007 12:54 am

well i dont know if this is gonna get people to come there but ive decided to take out the flags all together
this is a server for the really talented players
im gonna name it
D IS FOR DANGEROUS!!! NOT FOR NOOBS!
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Post by Hannibal » Thu Sep 13, 2007 1:13 am

'Tis a shame you won't be able to play on your own server...
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Post by D is for Dangerous » Thu Sep 13, 2007 1:14 am

yea that will suk im gonna try and get around that though
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Post by Hannibal » Thu Sep 13, 2007 1:17 am

Good luck getting around it...
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Post by D is for Dangerous » Thu Sep 13, 2007 1:32 am

thanx ill try my best
though i think this whole map creating thing is gonna take a while to do
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