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BZtank is a BZFlag server network, located in London, United Kingdom.   
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BZtank is a BZFlag server network located in London, United Kingdom.   
  
 
==Background==
 
==Background==
BZtank was founded in 2007 by current server owner Benfish to improve the gaming experience for non-North American players, and to create a fun and open online community.  BZtank quickly became very popular amongst international BZFlag players due to its central location, providing good ping times to gamers throughout Europe, Asia, and India.  Many North American players, however, also frequent the server as well, creating a unique player dynamic.  The server network hosts several popular maps, and often carries the largest cumulative player load in BZFlag.
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BZtank was founded in 2007 by current server owner Benfish to improve the gaming experience for non-North American players, and to create a fun and open online community.  BZtank quickly became very popular amongst international BZFlag players due to its central location, providing good ping times to gamers throughout Europe, Asia, and India.  Many North American players, however, frequent the server as well, creating a unique player dynamic.  The server network hosts several popular maps, and often carries the largest cumulative player load in BZFlag.
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As of June 2015, the network had handled player sessions for more than 14,500 unique callsigns.
  
 
==Current Maps==
 
==Current Maps==
BZtank currently hosts six maps:
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BZtank currently hosts fourteen maps:
  
*01.bztank.net:5154 - The Two Tanks
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{| class="wikitable sortable"
*02.bztank.net:5155 - [[Castle Warfare]]
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*03.bztank.net:5156 - INCOMING!
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| {{Hl3}} | '''Server address'''
*04.bztank.net:5157 - Louman's Mystical Valley
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| {{Hl3}} | '''Port'''
*05.bztank.net:5158 - A*A Bridge Crossing
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| {{Hl3}} | '''Map'''
*06.bztank.net:5159 - High Rise Havoc
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|-
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| 01.bztank.net
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| 5154
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| [[The Two Tanks]] - Laser Sniping!
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|-
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| 02.bztank.net
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| 5155
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| [[Missile War]] - The original four-team CTF!
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|-
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| 03.bztank.net  
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| 5156
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| A*A Bridge Crossing - Can you make it?
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|-
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| 04.bztank.net
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| 5157
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| [[Castle Warfare]] - Defend your castle!
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|-
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| 05.bztank.net
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| 5158
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| LouMan's Mystic Valley - Magical!
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|-
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| 06.bztank.net
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| 5159
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| Alpine Assault - A massacre in the mountains!
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|-
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| 07.bztank.net
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| 5160
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| Island Hopping - Fun in the sun!
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|-
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| 08.bztank.net
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| 5161
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| INCOMING! - Run for your life!
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|-
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| 09.bztank.net
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| 5162
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| LouMan's Churchyard - Spooky!
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|-
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| 10.bztank.net
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| 5163
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| Channel Crossing - Don't fall in!
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|-
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| 11.bztank.net
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| 5164
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| LouMan's Metropolis - Urban warfare!
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|-
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| 12.bztank.net
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| 5165
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| High Rise Havoc - Don't look down!
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|-
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| 13.bztank.net
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| 5166
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| LouMan's Roundabout - Are you dizzy yet?
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|-
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| 14.bztank.net
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| 5167
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| Home Sweet Home - Keep away!
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|}
  
 
==Community==
 
==Community==
In addition to online gaming, many members actively participate in the community as well.  The BZtank [http://bztank.net/ forum] is a popular hangout, where players discuss maps, strategy, BZ artwork, and non-game related topics.  BZtank also maintains the #bzflag IRC channel on irc.stormcenter.net which can be accessed directly through the BZtank homepage via [http://bztank.net/chat.php web interface], or with any standard IRC client.
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In addition to playing BZFlag, many members also actively participate in the BZtank community.  The BZtank [http://bztank.net/ forum] is a popular hangout, where players discuss maps, strategy, BZ artwork, and non-game related topics.  BZtank also maintains the [irc://irc.stormcenter.net/#bzflag #bzflag IRC channel] on irc.stormcenter.net which can be accessed directly through the BZtank homepage via [http://irc.bztank.net web interface], or with any standard IRC client.
  
 
==Admin Staff==
 
==Admin Staff==
{| class="wikitable" style="width:50%" border="1"
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BZtank is owned and operated by Benfish with the support of head admin [[User:DonnyBaker|joevano]] and senior admin Swigg.
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{| class="wikitable" style="width:100%" border="1"
 
! Cops || Admins || Trusted Admins
 
! Cops || Admins || Trusted Admins
 
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|-
| Beakybal4  || ahs3 || Lt-Kirby2007
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| Abominable || ahs3 || allejo
 
|-
 
|-
| Gravity || ALEX France || [[User:Mets|Mets]]
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| crackhead || ALEX France || Constitution
 
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|-
| ThatTallGuy || Bisque || PETER
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| Duck Season || Bisque || [[User:Mets|Mets]]
 
|-
 
|-
| || Cruel Dog || Swigg
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| Jon- || Cruel Dog || [[User:Tedius|Tedius]]
 
|-
 
|-
| || daniel jackson || Tedius
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| knock || daniel jackson || temporal distraction
 
|-
 
|-
| || Dodge_This || temporal distraction
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| Murielle || Dexter || think_tank
 
|-
 
|-
|  || drunk driver || think_tank
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|  || Dodge_This || ukiki
 
|-
 
|-
|  || ducatiwannabe || Warinthestar
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|  || drunk driver || Warinthestar
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|-
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|  || ducatiwannabe ||
 
|-
 
|-
 
|  || Enigma ||  
 
|  || Enigma ||  
 
|-
 
|-
|  || G5 Serenity Again 2008! ||  
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|  || G5 Serenity 2011 ||
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|-
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|  || gnu-sense ||  
 
|-
 
|-
 
|  || Grand Hustla ||  
 
|  || Grand Hustla ||  
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|-
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|  || Green Manalishi ||
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|-
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|  || Grumpy Smurf ||
 
|-
 
|-
 
|  || High Karate Kitty ||  
 
|  || High Karate Kitty ||  
 
|-
 
|-
|  || hjphysioman ||  
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|  || hj ||
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|-
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|  || jadespacy ||
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|-
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|  || jbionic ||  
 
|-
 
|-
 
|  || LanDing ||
 
|  || LanDing ||
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|-
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|  || Lt-Kirby2007 ||
 
|-
 
|-
 
|  || [[User:Mr_Burns|Mr_Burns]] ||  
 
|  || [[User:Mr_Burns|Mr_Burns]] ||  
 
|-
 
|-
|  || Ralf! ||  
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|  || Pesky_UK ||
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|-
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|  || PETER ||
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|-
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|  || R3lax ||  
 
|-
 
|-
 
|  || Rio_Dj_narrow ||  
 
|  || Rio_Dj_narrow ||  
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|  || that exploding tank ||  
 
|  || that exploding tank ||  
 
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|-
|  || ukiki ||  
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|  || TheOneAndOnly ||
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|-
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|  || War Pig ||
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|-
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|  || Zaphod ||
 
|-
 
|-
 
|  || Zelgadis ||  
 
|  || Zelgadis ||  
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|-
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|  || Zen_Master ||
 
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As of February 2015, members of the official BZflag administration and developer groups are automatically assigned administrative permissions based on seniority.
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
* [http://www.bztank.net BZtank homepage]
 
* [http://www.bztank.net BZtank homepage]
 
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Latest revision as of 18:43, 15 February 2017

BZtank is a BZFlag server network located in London, United Kingdom.

Background[edit]

BZtank was founded in 2007 by current server owner Benfish to improve the gaming experience for non-North American players, and to create a fun and open online community. BZtank quickly became very popular amongst international BZFlag players due to its central location, providing good ping times to gamers throughout Europe, Asia, and India. Many North American players, however, frequent the server as well, creating a unique player dynamic. The server network hosts several popular maps, and often carries the largest cumulative player load in BZFlag.

As of June 2015, the network had handled player sessions for more than 14,500 unique callsigns.

Current Maps[edit]

BZtank currently hosts fourteen maps:

Server address Port Map
01.bztank.net 5154 The Two Tanks - Laser Sniping!
02.bztank.net 5155 Missile War - The original four-team CTF!
03.bztank.net 5156 A*A Bridge Crossing - Can you make it?
04.bztank.net 5157 Castle Warfare - Defend your castle!
05.bztank.net 5158 LouMan's Mystic Valley - Magical!
06.bztank.net 5159 Alpine Assault - A massacre in the mountains!
07.bztank.net 5160 Island Hopping - Fun in the sun!
08.bztank.net 5161 INCOMING! - Run for your life!
09.bztank.net 5162 LouMan's Churchyard - Spooky!
10.bztank.net 5163 Channel Crossing - Don't fall in!
11.bztank.net 5164 LouMan's Metropolis - Urban warfare!
12.bztank.net 5165 High Rise Havoc - Don't look down!
13.bztank.net 5166 LouMan's Roundabout - Are you dizzy yet?
14.bztank.net 5167 Home Sweet Home - Keep away!

Community[edit]

In addition to playing BZFlag, many members also actively participate in the BZtank community. The BZtank forum is a popular hangout, where players discuss maps, strategy, BZ artwork, and non-game related topics. BZtank also maintains the #bzflag IRC channel on irc.stormcenter.net which can be accessed directly through the BZtank homepage via web interface, or with any standard IRC client.

Admin Staff[edit]

BZtank is owned and operated by Benfish with the support of head admin joevano and senior admin Swigg.

Cops Admins Trusted Admins
Abominable ahs3 allejo
crackhead ALEX France Constitution
Duck Season Bisque Mets
Jon- Cruel Dog Tedius
knock daniel jackson temporal distraction
Murielle Dexter think_tank
Dodge_This ukiki
drunk driver Warinthestar
ducatiwannabe
Enigma
G5 Serenity 2011
gnu-sense
Grand Hustla
Green Manalishi
Grumpy Smurf
High Karate Kitty
hj
jadespacy
jbionic
LanDing
Lt-Kirby2007
Mr_Burns
Pesky_UK
PETER
R3lax
Rio_Dj_narrow
Sky King
sse
stive
Teppic
that exploding tank
TheOneAndOnly
War Pig
Zaphod
Zelgadis
Zen_Master

As of February 2015, members of the official BZflag administration and developer groups are automatically assigned administrative permissions based on seniority.

External Links[edit]