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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 our own server for the game BZFlag of which I had discussed 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 enough, as simple user, type the command "bzfs." But, even so the server can be used immediately, it is very useful to 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 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 online multiplayer within a LAN to a tank battle. In this first article I will show you operation of the game, while in a later 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 with computers you have at home. The hardware requirements are not particularly high, but having a good video card is always better. In addition, 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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