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The BZFlag Forums are at [[http://my.bzflag.org/bb]]. This is a soft redirect because you can't have hard redirects to external places.
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==Overview==
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The BZFlag Forums are provided as a public service by the project administration for use by the BZFlag community.
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==URL==
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The BZFlag Forums are located at http://forums.bzflag.org
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==Usage==
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The forums are provided for the discussion of BZFlag related topics, including but not limited to;
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* Help and Technical support
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* New Releases and Version Updates
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* Server Management
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* Plug-in Release and Development
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* Map Release and Development
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* League and Tournament Play.
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The forums no longer maintain an Off Topic or "ot" area.
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===Private Messages===
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The forums provide an e-mail-like private message feature. This can be used to send a message to any other user. If the user is using the [[Global Registration]] system when they play, recent game clients will notify them that they have waiting messages.
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===Rules===
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To ensure that users of all ages will be able to participate in the forums, a set of rules has been put in place for all members to follow.
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The current board rules can be found at http://my.bzflag.org/bb/viewtopic.php?t=890
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An additional Frequenly Asked Questions (FAQ) thread can be found at http://my.bzflag.org/bb/viewtopic.php?t=891
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==Global Registration==
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The forums are used as the user management system for the [[Global Registration]] system. This system allows players to use their forum login as a callsign and gain a number of in game features. The "profile" page on the fourms allows users to manage any account information tied to a callsign.
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==Administration==
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The forums are owned and administrated by the Project Administrators. The project administrators have appointed a number of other administrators from both the playing and development communities.
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[[Category:Public Services]]

Latest revision as of 17:02, 20 January 2013

Overview[edit]

The BZFlag Forums are provided as a public service by the project administration for use by the BZFlag community.

URL[edit]

The BZFlag Forums are located at http://forums.bzflag.org

Usage[edit]

The forums are provided for the discussion of BZFlag related topics, including but not limited to;

  • Help and Technical support
  • New Releases and Version Updates
  • Server Management
  • Plug-in Release and Development
  • Map Release and Development
  • League and Tournament Play.

The forums no longer maintain an Off Topic or "ot" area.

Private Messages[edit]

The forums provide an e-mail-like private message feature. This can be used to send a message to any other user. If the user is using the Global Registration system when they play, recent game clients will notify them that they have waiting messages.

Rules[edit]

To ensure that users of all ages will be able to participate in the forums, a set of rules has been put in place for all members to follow. The current board rules can be found at http://my.bzflag.org/bb/viewtopic.php?t=890

An additional Frequenly Asked Questions (FAQ) thread can be found at http://my.bzflag.org/bb/viewtopic.php?t=891

Global Registration[edit]

The forums are used as the user management system for the Global Registration system. This system allows players to use their forum login as a callsign and gain a number of in game features. The "profile" page on the fourms allows users to manage any account information tied to a callsign.

Administration[edit]

The forums are owned and administrated by the Project Administrators. The project administrators have appointed a number of other administrators from both the playing and development communities.