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== Connect to the Myth Weavers irc Channel at Otherworlders.org ==
 
== Connect to the Myth Weavers irc Channel at Otherworlders.org ==
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===Server Information===
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Server: irc.otherworlders.org
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Channel: #Myth-Weavers
  
 
===Using Firefox===
 
===Using Firefox===
These instructions assume you've already installed the [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/16 ChatZilla irc Add-On for Firefox], but you can use the information herein to configure any irc client.
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This section assumes you've already installed the [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/16 ChatZilla irc Add-On for Firefox], but you can use the information herein to configure any irc client.
  
 
*After Firefox restarts, click Tools-->ChatZilla
 
*After Firefox restarts, click Tools-->ChatZilla
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===Using Chrome===
 
===Using Chrome===
 
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This section assumes you've already installed the [https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/pohpiiceeffdepjkcikeifcpecegppod IRC to Mibbit extension for Chrome].
This article assumes you've already installed the [https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/pohpiiceeffdepjkcikeifcpecegppod IRC to Mibbit extension for Chrome].
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* Click [irc://irc.otherworlders.org/myth-weavers this link]
 
* Click [irc://irc.otherworlders.org/myth-weavers this link]
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* You're done.
 
* You're done.
 
   
 
   
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===mIRC for Windows===
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Download [http://www.mirc.com/ mIRC], one of the most popular IRC clients, and follow the setup instructions provided.  It's nagware, and they would like you to register after a 30 day evaluation period.  The fee is $20.
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===Pidgin (for Windows/Linux/Unix)===
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Download [http://pidgin.im/ Pidgin], a no frills meta chat client that combines a lot of protocols (IRC, Aim, ICQ, MSN etc) into one client. 
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===Adium (for OSX)===
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Download [http://adium.im/ Adium], a meta chat client for Mac users, similar to Pidgin.
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==Server Rules==
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===As On The Forums, So On IRC===
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For right now, let's just say that whatever will/won't fly on the forums, will or won't fly on the irc channel.  If there's some confusion, err on the side of conservative behavior.  The Mods are still deciding if they want this to be a permanent thing.  Let's not do anything to make them want to toss it out as a bad idea.
  
 
Happy chatting!
 
Happy chatting!

Revision as of 17:45, 13 November 2012

Contents

Connect to the Myth Weavers irc Channel at Otherworlders.org

Server Information

Server: irc.otherworlders.org Channel: #Myth-Weavers

Using Firefox

This section assumes you've already installed the ChatZilla irc Add-On for Firefox, but you can use the information herein to configure any irc client.

  • After Firefox restarts, click Tools-->ChatZilla
  • Configure your ChatZilla preferences, if desired
  • In the command area (this is where you type your chat text once you join a channel), type "/server irc.otherworlders.org" and press <Enter>. After a few moments you'll see a message indicating you've connected to the irc.otherworlders.org server.
  • Type "/join #myth-weavers" and press <Enter>. After a few moments you'll join the Myth Weavers irc channel.
  • Right-click the #myth-weavers tab and click "Open this Channel at startup". This will automatically perform the steps above when you open ChatZilla.
  • You're done.

Using Chrome

This section assumes you've already installed the IRC to Mibbit extension for Chrome.

  • Click this link
  • On the tab that will open, enter your username and click go.
  • You're done.

mIRC for Windows

Download mIRC, one of the most popular IRC clients, and follow the setup instructions provided. It's nagware, and they would like you to register after a 30 day evaluation period. The fee is $20.

Pidgin (for Windows/Linux/Unix)

Download Pidgin, a no frills meta chat client that combines a lot of protocols (IRC, Aim, ICQ, MSN etc) into one client.

Adium (for OSX)

Download Adium, a meta chat client for Mac users, similar to Pidgin.

Server Rules

As On The Forums, So On IRC

For right now, let's just say that whatever will/won't fly on the forums, will or won't fly on the irc channel. If there's some confusion, err on the side of conservative behavior. The Mods are still deciding if they want this to be a permanent thing. Let's not do anything to make them want to toss it out as a bad idea.

Happy chatting!