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    IRC Channel.

    Be there or be square!
    --> gamesurge.net --> #tacticalgamer

    Its official now.
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    Re: IRC Channel.

    Anyone know how to connect to this via trillian? For one, I don't see the gamesurge.net server in the listing of servers.

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    Re: IRC Channel.

    asch, I've recently started using trillian so that I don't have to run mIRC separately. It's a really crappy IRC client, but it meets my needs (which are very simple).

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    Re: IRC Channel.

    BTW, I am a beginner with IRC, so bare with me on my learning curve.
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    Re: IRC Channel.

    In Trillian 3, go to Trillian > connections > manage my connections. Click add new connection, select IRC.

    In server alias put #TacticalGamer
    In the second box put irc.gamesurge.net
    Put your nick in the username and nickname boxes.
    Check "automatically connect to this connection at startup".

    To connect right away click "connect".

    You might also want to go to trillian > preferences > startup and check "load trillian at startup"

    If you still need a hand PM/ MSN etc me.
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    Re: IRC Channel.

    Quote Originally Posted by Wintermute
    In Trillian 3, go to Trillian > connections > manage my connections. Click add new connection, select IRC.
    OK, I'm using the latest free version of Trillian and I don't have the option to add an IRC connection, just AIM, MSN, ICQ or YahooIM. Is this 'cause I don't have the Pro version?

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    Re: IRC Channel.

    Quote Originally Posted by CingularDuality
    OK, I'm using the latest free version of Trillian and I don't have the option to add an IRC connection, just AIM, MSN, ICQ or YahooIM. Is this 'cause I don't have the Pro version?
    Nope, I think you're just special, because I too am a freeloader with Trillian, and IRC shows up as an option perfectly well using Wintermute's directions.

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    Re: IRC Channel.

    click for bigger image.

    Do you not see this?

    Press printscreen to take a screencap, paste it into paint, save it and upload it to http://imageshack.us and show us what you see.
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    Re: IRC Channel.

    In PRO, one must have the IRC plugin enabled in the Plugins section. Is that the case in Basic?
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    Darkilla: In short, NS is pretty much really fast chess. With guns. Apophis: I haven't seen anyone say that SM's are better than non-SMs. Nordbomber: This is THE first server I've seen where either side can comeback from out of seemingly nowhere with the right teamwork. en4rcment: I have NEVER experienced the type of gameplay that I have found here. Nightly I am amazed at the personalities and gaming talent. Zephyr: Apophis is clearly a highly sophisticated self-aware AI construct that runs on a highly modified toaster oven in Wyzcrak's basement.

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    Re: IRC Channel.

    Quote Originally Posted by Wyzcrak
    In PRO, one must have the IRC plugin enabled in the Plugins section. Is that the case in Basic?
    Yes but it is ON by default.
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    Re: IRC Channel.

    Quote Originally Posted by Wyzcrak
    In PRO, one must have the IRC plugin enabled in the Plugins section. Is that the case in Basic?
    That's what it was... Thanks!

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    Re: IRC Channel.

    Quote Originally Posted by Wintermute
    To connect right away click "connect".
    OK, I'm an IRC noob, but it seems like I'm connecting to the GameSurge server, but not getting on the TG channel unless I manually "Join a Channel". Is there a way to automate this?

    Here's what I get in my status window without manually joining the TG channel:
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    [19:13] *** Creating connection "#TacticalGamer"
    [19:13] *** -irc.gamesurge.net- *** Looking up your hostname
    [19:13] *** -irc.gamesurge.net- *** Checking Ident
    [19:13] *** -irc.gamesurge.net- *** Found your hostname
    [19:13] *** -irc.gamesurge.net- *** No ident response
    [19:13] *** Welcome to the GameSurge IRC Network via ClanShells.net , CingularDuality
    [19:13] *** Your host is ClanShells.DE.EU.GameSurge.net, running version u2.10.11.06.GS(32)
    [19:13] *** This server was created Mon Jul 26 2004 at 21:22:12 CEST
    [19:13] *** :ClanShells.DE.EU.GameSurge.net 005 CingularDuality ANNOUNCE WHOX WALLCHOPS WALLVOICES USERIP CPRIVMSG CNOTICE SILENCE=15 MODES=6 MAXCHANNELS=20 MAXBANS=45 NICKLEN=30 MAXNICKLEN=30 :are supported by this server
    [19:13] *** :ClanShells.DE.EU.GameSurge.net 005 CingularDuality TOPICLEN=300 AWAYLEN=200 KICKLEN=300 CHANTYPES=#& PREFIX=(ov)@+ CHANMODES=b,k,l,imnpstrDcC CASEMAPPING=rfc1459 NETWORK=GameSurge :are supported by this server
    [19:13] *** There are 62 users and 36718 invisible on 20 servers
    [19:13] *** There are 58 operator(s) online
    [19:13] *** :ClanShells.DE.EU.GameSurge.net 253 CingularDuality 9 :unknown connection(s)
    [19:13] *** There are 54348 channels formed
    [19:13] *** I have 8596 clients and 1 servers
    [19:13] *** -ClanShells.DE.EU.GameSurge.net- Highest connection count: 10496 (10495 clients)
    [19:13] *** -ClanShells.DE.EU.GameSurge.net- on 1 ca 1(4) ft 10(10)
    [19:13] *** Mode change "+iw" for user CingularDuality by CingularDuality.
    [19:13] *** -Global- ------------- MESSAGE(S) OF THE DAY --------------
    [19:13] *** -Global- [all] Notice from Cradly, posted 06:09 PM, 08/10/2004:
    [19:13] *** -Global- GameSurge is pleased a new custom host service is being made available for our users. For a nominal fee, users can select from a dictionary list of titles for their current fake host, or alternatively create their very own fake host without the need of a bounce or vhost. For more information please visit http://customhost.gamesurge.net
    [19:13] *** -Global- ---------- END OF MESSAGE(S) OF THE DAY ----------
    [19:14] *** You're not on a channel!
    [19:15] *** Cycling connection...
    [19:15] *** Reconnecting to IRC as "CingularDuality".
    [19:15] *** Will attempt 10 connections with 60 second intervals.
    [19:15] *** Connecting to IRC as "#TacticalGamer", attempt #1.
    [19:15] *** -irc.gamesurge.net- *** Looking up your hostname
    [19:15] *** -irc.gamesurge.net- *** Checking Ident
    [19:15] *** -irc.gamesurge.net- *** Found your hostname
    [19:15] *** -irc.gamesurge.net- *** No ident response
    [19:15] *** Welcome to the GameSurge IRC Network via ClanShells.net , CingularDuality
    [19:15] *** Your host is ClanShells.DE.EU.GameSurge.net, running version u2.10.11.06.GS(32)
    [19:15] *** This server was created Mon Jul 26 2004 at 21:22:12 CEST
    [19:15] *** :ClanShells.DE.EU.GameSurge.net 005 CingularDuality ANNOUNCE WHOX WALLCHOPS WALLVOICES USERIP CPRIVMSG CNOTICE SILENCE=15 MODES=6 MAXCHANNELS=20 MAXBANS=45 NICKLEN=30 MAXNICKLEN=30 :are supported by this server
    [19:15] *** :ClanShells.DE.EU.GameSurge.net 005 CingularDuality TOPICLEN=300 AWAYLEN=200 KICKLEN=300 CHANTYPES=#& PREFIX=(ov)@+ CHANMODES=b,k,l,imnpstrDcC CASEMAPPING=rfc1459 NETWORK=GameSurge :are supported by this server
    [19:15] *** There are 62 users and 36742 invisible on 20 servers
    [19:15] *** There are 58 operator(s) online
    [19:15] *** :ClanShells.DE.EU.GameSurge.net 253 CingularDuality 3 :unknown connection(s)
    [19:15] *** There are 54345 channels formed
    [19:15] *** I have 8601 clients and 1 servers
    [19:15] *** -ClanShells.DE.EU.GameSurge.net- Highest connection count: 10496 (10495 clients)
    [19:15] *** -ClanShells.DE.EU.GameSurge.net- on 1 ca 2(4) ft 10(10) tr
    [19:15] *** Mode change "+iw" for user CingularDuality by CingularDuality.
    [19:15] *** -Global- ------------- MESSAGE(S) OF THE DAY --------------
    [19:15] *** -Global- [all] Notice from Cradly, posted 06:09 PM, 08/10/2004:
    [19:15] *** -Global- GameSurge is pleased a new custom host service is being made available for our users. For a nominal fee, users can select from a dictionary list of titles for their current fake host, or alternatively create their very own fake host without the need of a bounce or vhost. For more information please visit http://customhost.gamesurge.net
    [19:15] *** -Global- ---------- END OF MESSAGE(S) OF THE DAY ----------
    [19:15] *** You're not on a channel!
    [19:15] *** :ClanShells.DE.EU.GameSurge.net 333 CingularDuality #TacticalGamer ClanShells.DE.EU.GameSurge.net 1111273059
    [19:17] *** :ClanShells.DE.EU.GameSurge.net 333 CingularDuality #TacticalGamer ClanShells.DE.EU.GameSurge.net 1111273059

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    Re: IRC Channel.

    Quote Originally Posted by CingularDuality
    I manually "Join a Channel". Is there a way to automate this?
    * Preferences
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    * Change
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    * Check "perform the following commands"
    * "/join #tacticalgamer"
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    Darkilla: In short, NS is pretty much really fast chess. With guns. Apophis: I haven't seen anyone say that SM's are better than non-SMs. Nordbomber: This is THE first server I've seen where either side can comeback from out of seemingly nowhere with the right teamwork. en4rcment: I have NEVER experienced the type of gameplay that I have found here. Nightly I am amazed at the personalities and gaming talent. Zephyr: Apophis is clearly a highly sophisticated self-aware AI construct that runs on a highly modified toaster oven in Wyzcrak's basement.

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    Re: IRC Channel.

    1) Is there a free program that will sniff the network for which ports are open through my firewall?
    2) Is there a way to configure an IRC program to use the open ports in my network but still connect using the usuall 6667?

    My schools firewall blocks things, I cant figure out what things. I cant connect to Netfire.TX.US.GameSurge.Net port:6667, but the net admins say that the ports arent blocked.
    USAR

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    Re: IRC Channel.

    Is there a way, using Trillian, to minimize the chat window to the system tray (I don't want it taking up real estate in the taskbar...) and/or close it and reopen it without having to do a "global reconnect"?

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