Voice Chat

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Overview[edit]

Third party voice chat clients allow players to communicate in real time using a microphone and headphones. By using this kind of technology, it can free up a user's hands to continue the battle. There are many software applications that support voice chat.

Vendors[edit]

XFire[edit]

XFire is a Windows only chat client. The software is targeted at games. It provides in-game Instant Messaging to other XFire users. It also has voice chat capabilities. Recent versions of BZFlag 2.0.9 have some support for XFire, namely the in-game IM.

TeamSpeak[edit]

TeamSpeak

Ventrilo[edit]

Ventrilo

Skype[edit]

Skype may only be used by users with a larger bandwith due to Skype calls having a rather high quality.

Mumble[edit]

Free and open source, http://mumble.sourceforge.net/