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how did u find bz?

Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2006 8:59 pm
by Geo Dude
how did u find bz? i found it in an open gl site and im just wondering if anyone else did the same? :D

Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2006 10:10 pm
by khazhyk
I found it on the default install of fedora code 1 or 2, about two years ago.

Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2006 10:18 pm
by A Vicious Muffin
My friend showed it to me 4 years ago, although i didn't really try it until a year later.

Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2006 10:18 pm
by Green Manalishi
a friend from an irrelevant forum. we were playing on ducati once. i have quit that forum and he must have quit the game. i'm quite thankful though.

Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2006 10:26 pm
by Brave Sir Robin
Sourceforge...seeing what kind of open-source games were out there. And look what I found! Quite a doozy - I <3 Open Source!

Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2006 1:09 am
by joevano
Looking through "Projects of the Month" on Sourceforge

Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2006 1:21 am
by The Red Baron
looking for the old original arcade battlezone.

Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2006 9:49 am
by Manu
bzflag founds me

Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2006 11:20 am
by CannonBallGuy
It was destiny, fate. I would have found BZFlag if I had searched for anything from Cucumber Sandwiches to The Wizard of Oz.

Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2006 2:20 pm
by JumpingPat
???

Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2006 3:53 pm
by Sky King
I was searching for some database utilities on sourceforge.net for a consulting client I was working with. I can't remember how I ended up getting from there to the BZflag summary, like CBG said, perhaps a karma thing.

I used to play the original Battle Zone back in the late 70s/early 80s, so it caught my eye right away. I was a tanker in the Army briefly in the early 80s (on M-60A5s, and through the first M-1 transitions) before my military career went in a different direction. Consequently, the tank motif also piqued my curiosity.

Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2006 4:20 pm
by JeffM
in 1997 I was asked by my roommate to help finish the windows version and get it playing nicely with windows NT and 95. At the time CRS was looking to put bzflag out as a commercial release.

Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2006 9:56 pm
by iObserve
My cousin...i think....

Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2006 10:02 pm
by Winny
Ice Wewe.... Played @ school, got me addicted.

Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2006 10:07 pm
by Discovery
the internet...*gasp*

ya I never knew you could find something so special in that blob of nothingness! :shock: :!:

Posted: Thu Nov 02, 2006 1:52 am
by strayer
During my apprenticeship I visited a Linux administration course which was kinda boring...so I had a look at the installed apps (especially games ^^) on my testing computer and found it...played it some hours there, installed it at home...got addicted :wink:

Posted: Thu Nov 02, 2006 5:30 am
by ducktape
I found it when I like first got into ubuntu in the Synaptic.

Posted: Thu Nov 02, 2006 9:47 am
by birdie
a friend who was addicted to the game from my class. He tried to get the whole class addicted, he only succeeded with me though

Posted: Thu Nov 02, 2006 10:46 am
by Ozor Mox
I was searching on Sourceforge for good open source games. BZFlag is by far the best I have come across.

I've also played Freeciv, if anyone else has tried that.

Posted: Thu Nov 02, 2006 6:16 pm
by chickin
My friend had it on his computer and i found out it worked for my computer to so i downloaded it. :)

Chickin.

Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 12:34 am
by GMMan
Eh... About Linux newsletter. Comes across the BZFlag link every two weeks. Some advertising... Heh.

Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 8:20 am
by hookah
I found it by chanse. If somebody knows Russian they can understand me ( ???????? ) You can translate that word if u want :D

Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 4:05 pm
by BLASTER Wisconsin
Was looking around on Game Hippo 4 or 5 years ago for first person shooter games and saw it.
It was rated by other players pretty high so I downloaded it.
Took me a while to get it working correctly but .........

Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2006 2:25 am
by Ratatosk
I was messing around on a repository and found bz and thought it was prety cool
:)

Posted: Mon Nov 06, 2006 5:19 am
by meeba
I found bzflag on Sourceforge. I was browsing sf trying to find a game similar to that 3d game on old Mac computers called Spectre.

anyone remember it? that was a badass game.