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    Old 07-31-2010, 10:47 AM
    M_the_C M_the_C is offline
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    Had forgotten all about transferring these instructions across. Anyway if you didn't already know the PCG Wurm community has it's very own IRC channel, this allows communication with those who are not currently online and also helps across servers.

    Firstly, the simple instructions. If you already know all about IRC then this is the information you're after:

    Server: irc.rizon.net
    Channel: #pcgvillage

    For those who are not familiar with how IRC works the best way to access is with a third-party client. There is an in-game IRC system that integrates with the normal chat system, however an error either with the way it works or the way Chatzilla works causes it to split into two tabs. A third-party client will also allow you to easily visit any links posted.

    [SIZE="3"]Third-party client[/SIZE]

    The easiest way to join is to use Mibbit, this is a chat client that works in all the popular web browsers and is as easy to join as [URL="http://widget.mibbit.com/?server=irc.rizon.net&channel=%23pcgvillage"]clicking this link[/URL] and entering a name.
    If you are using the Firefox browser [URL="https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/16/"]Chatzilla[/URL] is used by several of the PCG villagers, simply visit the link and download.
    Other popular choices are [URL="http://www.mirc.com/"]mIRC[/URL], [URL="http://www.icechat.net/site/"]IceChat[/URL] and [URL="http://www.pidgin.im/"]Pidgin[/URL].

    Accessing the channel through any of these services is generally the same, type the following two commands:
    [CODE]/server irc.rizon.net
    /join #pcgvillage[/CODE]
    Depending on your client you may also need to set a proper nickname, to change it at any time (often used for notification (e.g. Eating) or comedic effect) type the following, replacing name with your desired name:
    [CODE]/nick name[/CODE]

    [SIZE="3"]In-game client[/SIZE]

    The third and final option is to use the in-game IRC client, this does offer the benefit of integrating nicely with the regular chat system, but also has it's drawbacks as listed above.

    Join on command

    To join for a single session press F1 (being changed to F9 I believe) to open up the console, here type:
    [CODE]irc irc.rizon.net[/CODE]
    This will create a new tab just below the normal chat tabs, click on it and type:
    [CODE]/join #pcgvillage[/CODE]
    This should connect you to the channel, already using your in-game name. When joining the server it may also have joined the #wurm channel, if you wish to leave this type:
    [CODE]/part #wurm[/CODE]

    Automatically Join

    If you decide you want to use the IRC on a regular basis it's easy to setup so that the game automatically joins every time you log on. Go to the following folder (may vary based on your computer):
    [CODE]C:\Program Files\Wurm Online\configs\default\[/CODE]
    and open up autorun.txt in a text editor. Paste the following at the bottom:
    [CODE]irc irc.rizon.net
    ircsay /part #wurm
    ircsay /join #pcgvillage[/CODE]
    That is all you need to do, however if you wish you can also use the ircsay command to do other things such as change your name or automatically type a greeting:
    [CODE]ircsay /nick ILoveWurm[/CODE]
    [CODE]ircsay Morning Everyone![/CODE]

    Last edited by M_the_C; 09-23-2010 at 08:42 PM. Reason: (New server.) Another Server move.
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    Old 07-31-2010, 11:47 AM
    Al Da Best Al Da Best is offline
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    Excellent explanations there.
    I'm the owner of #PCGVillage, so if you have any more questions just ask and I'll probably know the answer. I can help set up auto-joins on mIRC, but rarely use cZ, so it might take a few minutes to figure that out. :P
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    Old 08-14-2010, 12:33 AM
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    Those who've logged in recently will have (possibly) seen the notice that the IRC service is moving to a new server. Now until everyone has seen this post and updated, and until the old server actually goes down there will probably be a period of readjustment, so you may want to keep an eye on both channels. (That is, assuming we don't decide to pick another server.)

    Server: jenna.cyberbotx.com
    Channel: #pcgvillage

    Updated the guide.
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    Old 09-14-2010, 07:43 PM
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    According to the new Newsletter the server is moving (again) to irc.rizon.net.

    Server: irc.rizon.net
    Channel: #pcgvillage

    The full newsletter is as follows:

    Quote:
    Dear 5294! ()

    We just updated Wurm Online with new graphics, sounds, client and server code in a great big patch. We hope that it makes the whole game feel more polished and gives you an even more pleasant experience.

    You can find the whole list of updates at [url]http://www.wurmonline.com/newsmenu[/url]

    Now are at work with the new tutorial and the Epic server code. It may be a good idea to return and wipe some rust of your RL skills before we open the Epic server since we expect something of a land rush and a mass return of old players. The release date is still to be announced, but make sure not to miss that event!


    Regards,
    The Wurm Online Team.

    [url]http://wurmonline.com/forum/index.php[/url]

    PS. We have changed irc server to irc.rizon.net/6667 DS.
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    Old 09-30-2010, 11:15 AM
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    Me wants someone to explain the trivia bot commands to my simple brain.
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    Old 09-30-2010, 04:41 PM
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    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Nethriel View Post
    Me wants someone to explain the trivia bot commands to my simple brain.
    [URL="http://rizon.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=919"]Ask and you shall receive.[/URL]

    Quick summary:

    The theme can only be changed by Al_Da_Best as he's the channel founder.

    To run a round type:
    [CODE].trivia <number>[/CODE]
    with number as the number of questions.

    [CODE].strivia[/CODE]
    Stops the current round (very useful for when we tried LotR Books and Stargate...)

    [CODE].next[/CODE]
    Skips to the next question (but it's more fun to keep guessing randomly ).

    [CODE].tt[/CODE]
    Lists the Top Ten players and their scores on the channel.
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    Old 10-07-2010, 07:26 PM
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    For those of you locked out (everyone except me ):

    Quote:
    [20:21] *Global* [T] Please excuse the splittyness. Someone is bored, and trying to DDOS. Based on the fact you are still getting this global, they need to try harder. As always Thanks for flying with Rizon!
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