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[Linux Games] BZFlag. The War of the Tanks in multiplayer on Linux (part 2)

As promised, here we are to set up a server for all our game BZFlag of which I had talked about in the previous article . First of all, let's proceed with the installation of the server bzflag with the usual apt ...

# Apt-get install bzflag-server

At this point we are ready to start the server. For this purpose it will be sufficient, by simple user, type the command "bzfs." However, although in this way the server can be used immediately, it is very useful to make the setting of some parameters to customize the game and the settings of the server itself. Continue reading ...

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[Linux Games] BZFlag. The War of the Tanks in multiplayer on Linux (part 1)

2 commenti June 15, 2008 2 comments

BZFlag is definitely one of the most popular open source games. It is a multiplatform title (you can download the version for different operating systems, including Linux) that allows you to play multiplayer online or within a LAN to a battle of tanks. In this first article I will show you the operation of the game, whereas in a subsequent occasion I will show you how to set up your own server to be published on the Internet or use within your LAN to play multiplayer games with the computer you have at home. The hardware requirements are not particularly high, but having a good video card is always better. Also, in the game on the Internet is essential to have an ADSL line and possibly a low ping. In the remainder of this article I'll talk about how to install the game and how you play. Continue reading ...

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