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Voice chat allows 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.
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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.
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== XFire ==
 
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==Skype==
 
==Skype==
 
[http://www.skype.com/ Skype] may only be used by users with a larger bandwith due to [http://www.skype.com/ Skype] calls having a rather high quality.
 
[http://www.skype.com/ Skype] may only be used by users with a larger bandwith due to [http://www.skype.com/ Skype] calls having a rather high quality.
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==Mumble==
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Free and open source, http://mumble.sourceforge.net/

Latest revision as of 23:27, 9 February 2013

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/