Links on making and testing maps

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Links on making and testing maps

Post by CannonBallGuy » Fri Aug 11, 2006 3:14 pm


To make a map you will need to learn how to code it, or how to use bzedit, or more likely, both.

Map-Making Help:

To test your map properly you will need to run it as a server.

Server Help: ... /bzfs.6.gz

BinarySpikes Tutorial: Servers on Macs:

For help Forwarding a Port:

My Step-by-step guide on running a server on Mac OS X:

If you have any specific questions, first look again at the links in my post, in case you missed something.
If you dont' find the answer, try searching the forums for previous posts about the same thing.
Then, when you still can't find anything, post your question in a new topic, in the appropriate forum, with as much detail as possible. Be sure to use good grammar and spelling so that people will be more able to help you. Tell us where you have looked, what you have tried and what you think might work.
If it might be useful, tell us your Operating System and version of BZFlag.
Generally: More detail is better than none.

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Re: Links on making and testing maps

Post by trpted » Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:16 pm

I got a 404 for

Please fix the link.

All of other links, as of time of checking/posting, are correct :)

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Re: Links on making and testing maps

Post by Zehra » Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:05 am

I believe this link contains the information searched for:

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Re: Links on making and testing maps

Post by blast » Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:45 am

That contains the raw man file, not the rendered HTML version that bzfman.cgi perl script generated.
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