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Title: What You Need To Get Started! (SEE FIRST PAGE)
Post by: Atariangamer on October 20, 2009, 05:58:54 PM
Note: To those new to Skulltag, read the update first! This contains the newest information about current CQ Skulltag servers, as we may be phasing out some of the older, redundant materials.

Skulltag Client

So you want to play Chex Quest United Skulltag, eh? Well, best place to start is by downloading Skulltag!

All you need to do is download the stable release (http://skulltag.com/download/). Should be 98a.
Use the installer if you're completely new to modern DooM engines. Otherwise, the zipped versions work fine.


Next, you'll need some WADs. These are the game files that contain graphics, maps, and sounds.
We'll be using Chex Quest 3, TNCQ:G2 Base, and the original Chex Quest IWAD.

Now, you may be wondering about the file names. TNCQ:G2 is basically DooM 2's IWAD, but with all content replaced with Chex Quest stuff. It allows us to play normal maps and mods. The Chex Quest IWAD is named 'doomu.wad', as it really is a copy of The Ultimate Doom, just missing all the DooM parts, and the first few things being Chex Quest itself. Also, Chex Quest 3 contains the whole v1.4 release, but you only need the chex3.wad part from it.

You also will want to get:

This replaces most of Skulltag's DooM-like stuff with Chex Quest related items. The second one also adds skins to Skulltag that are more Chex Quest like. The last one is the CQLounge that will be in use during the day for hanging out till night time, when we schedule matches.

Voice Chat Server

Included with our CQ server is a voice chat server! Now you can keep the game flowing w/o having to stop and type a message!

You will need the Mumble Voice Chat Client (http://mumble.sourceforge.net/). For more information on how to use, and to register your name on the server, send a personal message to the user 'brain candy'. She is over that aspect of the server.

In your PM, please include your:

She will message you back with details on how to connect to the server.

Connecting To The Server

Now, you have Skulltag, you have the voice chat, whats next? Actually getting in the server!
Navigate to your Skulltag directory (or your Start Menu folder) and open Doomseeker. This is the included server browser. All you need to do is search the list for a server starting with 'Chex Quest United'. This is our server, and will always be preceded with that phrase.

The server is also private, so not just anyone can get in.
Sorry but you are not allowed to view spoiler contents.
Enter that into the Server Password prompt, and it will let you in!

- - - - - -

Be sure to set up your player! Choose your skin, color, and nickname. Also, you may want to change your control scheme according to your favorite setup.


Hope to see you on Skulltag sometime soon!

-Atarian




UPDATE 6/15/2011

If you're looking for some multiplayer Chex Quest action, try the CQ Skulltag Pack! It's currently hosted 24/7 on Canadian Bacon #10.  You do not need Doom 2 to play, everything you need to play is available for free.

If you have never used Skulltag before, here is what you need.

The Skulltag engine, which comes with Doomseeker: http://www.skulltag.com/download/   - Install this first.

Chex3.wad: http://www.chucktropolis.com/downloads/ChexQuest3.zip    - This is your IWAD. Put that in your Skulltag directory.

The .pk3 is posted on wadhost.fathax.com, so you don't need to download the PWAD. Wadseeker will find the resources you need automatically. Just be sure that you have the right version of Chex Quest 3

Sorry but you are not allowed to view spoiler contents.



Once you have Skulltag installed, and Chex3.wad in your Skulltag directory, open up DoomSeeker (its icon is a red letter 'D'). In the upper right of the window is a search box. Type in part of the name of server in that box (usually "Chex " is enough to make it the only server shown).

These are the servers I am currently hosting:

IWAD: Chex3.wad

<[IFOC] Server> Chex Skulltag Pack PXX-XX Duel
<[IFOC] Server> Chex Skulltag Pack PXX-XX Zorchmatch
<[IFOC] server> Chex Skulltag Pack PXX-XX LMS
<[IFOC] Server> Chex Skulltag Pack PXX-XX Survival with fast monsters (stock Chex3 maps)

IWAD: Chex.wad

<[IFOC] Server> Chex Quest Advanced Survival
<[IFOC] Server> Chex Quest: The Lost Quest Survival - needs the opengl renderer

IWAD: Doom2.wad

<[IFOC] Server> UAC Ultra Survival: 1 Life, UV
<[IFOC] Server> UAC Ultra Survival with Shooting Monsters With Guns: 1 Life, UV
<[IFOC] Server> Duel32 with Freelook and other non-vanilla flags enabled.
<[IFOC] Server> Cybercrime 3 Deathmatch
<[IFOC] Server> Legendary CTF 35b
<[IFOC] Server> Cybercrime + Shooting Monsters with Guns

IWAD: Doom.wad

<[IFOC] Server> Ultimate Doom Survival, 3 lives, Nightmare

If you want a place to meet to organize games or talk about the mod, join my IRC Channel, #IFOC: irc://irc.skulltag.net/IFOC

If you would like to see screenshots of this mod, see this topic: http://www.chexquest.org/index.php?topic=3296.0

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Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: Anonymous (ChexGuy331) on October 20, 2009, 07:02:08 PM
Needs more pin.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: matthias720 on October 20, 2009, 07:09:01 PM
*you, Matthias720, and 2 others like this*
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: brain candy on October 20, 2009, 08:33:24 PM
This looks awesome, Atarian. Thanks!
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on October 20, 2009, 11:17:32 PM
Pinned it. I've been waiting for one of these, and I've meant to get around to making one myself, but I'm glad I didn't have to do all the work.  Thanks Atarian! XD
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: Atariangamer on October 20, 2009, 11:24:57 PM
I do believe we need to unpin the League topics, and probably pin a new Match thread for organizing matches...the old ones are getting old XD
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on October 20, 2009, 11:28:15 PM
Oh yes, definitely. I need to do some cleaning up of this forum.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: rexxor on October 21, 2009, 12:07:51 PM
a fw questions. is the TNCQ:G2 wad Sliminator's wad of his mod or an entirely different wad?
and is it the same with this wad.
TNCQ2IAWD.wad?
Also will the skins work in CQ3? I have tried it before with the skins and arena wads loaded as Pwads but I couldn't get anything.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: Atariangamer on October 21, 2009, 02:32:05 PM
I think CQ3 restricts it to the one skin...maybe...

A little story on the TNCQ:G2 Base...

Slime originally made an IWAD for his mods. But as he updated alot, the large file size made him split it into a custom IWAD (TNCQ2IWAD) and a PWAD for it. That IWAD became a standard for his mods, and since it was DooM2 compatible, it let us play several mods and game modes.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: rexxor on October 21, 2009, 06:47:46 PM
oh ok. I thought so cause I was using it as a PWAD with ultimate doom. so I can make it rated E for my little bro lol
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on October 21, 2009, 10:02:14 PM
Yay for E-rated FPS-es!

Yeah, I'm not sure on the compatibility of skins in CQ3...I'll have to look into it.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: rexxor on October 21, 2009, 11:32:57 PM
yup, I find that CHexquest textures in doom are just as scary with normal doom too.
this being is because it chexquest you don't really have anything jump out and surprise you
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: Atariangamer on October 24, 2009, 01:03:48 AM
Just noticed, they updated again! Can't wait for Sunday, I'll be glad for a stable release.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on October 24, 2009, 02:26:58 PM
Just noticed, they updated again! Can't wait for Sunday, I'll be glad for a stable release.

Here we go again...

Anyways, have you updated it yet? I can't wait for tomorrow!
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: Atariangamer on October 24, 2009, 06:02:46 PM
No! I've been in computer confusion for the past 2 days ><

This evening (now 2 hours till 7PM EST), I need to get Mumble, setup, connect, get the VNC, setup, connect, update Skulltag, reset the server, post info here, try to get my videocard to behave under Win 7, then hop in the server and deal with everyone ><

CC, if you're not there, I will DIE.

EDIT: OH NO. I can't get into the server to do remote stuff! and BC isn't on skype...
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on October 25, 2009, 09:08:09 PM
No! I've been in computer confusion for the past 2 days ><

This evening (now 2 hours till 7PM EST), I need to get Mumble, setup, connect, get the VNC, setup, connect, update Skulltag, reset the server, post info here, try to get my videocard to behave under Win 7, then hop in the server and deal with everyone ><

CC, if you're not there, I will DIE.

EDIT: OH NO. I can't get into the server to do remote stuff! and BC isn't on skype...

I hope you didn't die. I was at a LAN party. ;)
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: rexxor on October 25, 2009, 09:20:27 PM
lol LAN parties FTW!
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: Atariangamer on October 26, 2009, 12:11:50 AM
I was going to say I will kill you...and now I do wish I had put that. You leave me, powerless and alone, while you go off to do what I dream of doing...

XD, jk, and all that jazz
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: Atariangamer on October 26, 2009, 05:01:09 PM
now includes link to CQLounge36, currently hosted at the CQU
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on October 26, 2009, 06:26:09 PM
I was going to say I will kill you...and now I do wish I had put that. You leave me, powerless and alone, while you go off to do what I dream of doing...

;D

Anyways, everything's working again! Yay! :)
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: rexxor on October 26, 2009, 06:29:12 PM
ok I have a question about the TNCQG2 wad, it's name is doom2.wad, I happen to have the original doom2.wad file on my pc so is it possible to rename the file to I don't know somethign different? (like doom2chexwad) I originally had renamed the real doom2 to doom2iwad so  I could tell them apart. but now it is just getting to be a struggle when I wanna join other games cause I gotta rename the files again
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on October 26, 2009, 06:40:44 PM
ok I have a question about the TNCQG2 wad, it's name is doom2.wad, I happen to have the original doom2.wad file on my pc so is it possible to rename the file to I don't know somethign different? (like doom2chexwad) I originally had renamed the real doom2 to doom2iwad so  I could tell them apart. but now it is just getting to be a struggle when I wanna join other games cause I gotta rename the files again


We need it named doom2.wad for compatibility with other mods. The only option I can think of is to have duplicate Skulltag folders, one with real doom2, the other with CQ. It's sort of a pain, but that's it.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: Atariangamer on October 26, 2009, 09:14:18 PM
i swap names...

doom2r.wad and doom2c.wad

when I want to play, I rename one of em.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: rexxor on October 26, 2009, 11:25:29 PM
that makes sense I'll do that
Edit hey Atarian you might wanna edit the first post for the time being since there are no new beta releases for skulltag so maybe delete that part until there is one
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: Atariangamer on October 27, 2009, 08:32:29 AM
AH tru tru, thanks
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: CKeen on November 03, 2009, 05:25:13 AM
Hello, I am new here, sorry for the extremely noob-ish question, but, I wanted to join the chex quest server on skulltag, but I don't have the right wad file. Does anyone have a direct link for it?

EDIT: nevermind what I said, I found it, while looking at the first post I missed this one. Thanks anyway.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: matthias720 on November 03, 2009, 11:12:22 AM
Welcome, CKeen!  Glad you were able to find what you were looking for.  Why don't you pop over to the Introduction thread so we can get to know you a bit better. ;)
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ReesePuff on November 19, 2009, 04:37:39 PM
Since I'm kind of curious about trying tis out, which version of the mumble voice chat client do I need?

No to mention that where you said that I have to include my email, desired username, and dseired password, I kinda felt a little puzzled.

I mean, I have Skulltag, and I really wanna connect to a server, but how can I even try that?

Could I have more info on that partm, please?
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: brain candy on November 19, 2009, 09:34:11 PM
Hey there, ReesePuff! You can download the Mumble client here: http://mumble.sourceforge.net/

As for your username, password, and email... you send those details to me via a private message. I hope that's okay. Right now, the only way to register members for Mumble is via the server itself.

Unfortunately, the server is currently offline. I'm duking it out with Comcast. ><
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on November 19, 2009, 09:34:35 PM
Hey there, ReesePuff! You can download the Mumble client here: http://mumble.sourceforge.net/

As for your username, password, and email... you send those details to me via a private message. I hope that's okay. Right now, the only way to register members for Mumble is via the server itself.

Unfortunately, the server is currently offline. I'm duking it out with Comcast. ><

Ouch.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: brain candy on November 19, 2009, 09:41:37 PM
I pay for so many mbps, I should be able to use it to the fullest! Comcast doesn't see it that way.  :facepalm
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ReesePuff on November 20, 2009, 12:17:57 PM
Hey there, ReesePuff! You can download the Mumble client here: http://mumble.sourceforge.net/

As for your username, password, and email... you send those details to me via a private message. I hope that's okay. Right now, the only way to register members for Mumble is via the server itself.

Unfortunately, the server is currently offline. I'm duking it out with Comcast. ><
Okay, now I'm starting to understand what you're saying.

But what I need to know is which version of Mumble.  I mean, I just now went on there, and I saw at least 2 or 3 different version kinds of Mumble, and I'm thinking, "Do I pick either Mumble 1.2.0 Beta or Mumble 1.2.0 Alpha?"

And at the very top, I see some other different versions that I'm not sure on which to choose, either.


They are:

Windows: 1.2.0~beta1 (Stable) or 2009-11-11-1956-1.2.0~beta1 (1.2.0 Developer Snapshot)
OSX: 1.2.0~beta1 (Stable) or Snapshot-2009-11-20-0045-447ac8 (1.2.0 Developer Snapshot)
Static Linux Server: 1.2.0~beta1 (Stable) or 1.2.0~beta1 (1.2.0

Which one do I choose?

And there's another thing: As I'm playing, whether online or offline, what is the cheat code for my men to fire their zorchers, besides running around? 

I mean, that's all my bots do, is just run around like crazy, get slimed, die, and then reappear.  They don't attack.

So how can I solve that problem, too? ???
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: brain candy on November 20, 2009, 05:15:28 PM
When picking the Mumble version you want, first pick the operating system you are running (Windows most likely) and then chose the stable release. This is the current mainstream version. You could be insanely adventurous and download the beta client, but I would suggest you don't.

I'm not sure what to tell you about the cheat codes. That's not even remotely my area of expertise, but I'm sure one of our resident experts will chime in soon. :)
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on November 20, 2009, 06:44:02 PM
And there's another thing: As I'm playing, whether online or offline, what is the cheat code for my men to fire their zorchers, besides running around? 

I mean, that's all my bots do, is just run around like crazy, get slimed, die, and then reappear.  They don't attack.

So how can I solve that problem, too? ???

You have to be playing in deathmatch mode. Cooperative will make the bots do nothing. Also, don't play in the lounge. The best idea would be to play in a D2DM map with bots. D2DM1 is a good one.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ReesePuff on December 04, 2009, 02:56:54 PM
Noted.

But unless I can get them to fire their zorchers, there's one thing all people should know, especially others, who wanna try the multiplayer.


I repeat, there's one thing you should know!
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on December 05, 2009, 12:39:52 AM
Noted.

But unless I can get them to fire their zorchers, there's one thing all people should know, especially others, who wanna try the multiplayer.


I repeat, there's one thing you should know!

What? What thing?
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ReesePuff on December 05, 2009, 02:08:36 PM
>:(Unless there are any cheat codes at all, and unless I can get them to fire their zorchers...

(As Commander Nebula from Buzz Lightyear of Star Command)

YOU ARE NOT GOING OUT THERE WITHOUT BACKUP!!!!

(Scoffs)

And...

I wish someone would tell me how to create my own CQ version, beause I had one planned, ever since I've seen it in the CQ gallery!


Here's the wad I thought about making.  Click on these links:

Chex Quest III: The Flem Wars  Pt1:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpPEpe46Hq8

Chex Quest III: The Flem Wars  Pt2:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4P_JZfXG4M&feature=related

And here's where I found it on doomworld:  http://www.doomworld.com/vb/eternity/32178-official-chex-quest-iii-development-thread/



But still, if you heard me right, before this reply,

LIKE I SAID BEFORE, "I AM NOT GOING OUT THERE WITHOUT BACKUP!!!"
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on December 05, 2009, 02:12:09 PM
...I still don't understand what you are saying. :-\
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: 75 on December 06, 2009, 09:17:24 PM
Do you want to know how to make your own mod? Is that what you're asking?

try the zdoom wiki

http://zdoom.org/wiki/

It's not incredibly easy, but if you want to, you'll need to edit the .wad file to make your own game. You can use XWE / slumped, along with doombuilder to make your wad.


I think I get what he's saying about the buzz lightyear thing... I think he wants to have AI chex warrior allies following him around (you know, friendly bots).

I don't think you can do that and actually have them fire at anything (unless you want them to fire at you, that is) without messing with the game code.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on December 08, 2009, 09:36:01 PM
Do you want to know how to make your own mod? Is that what you're asking?

try the zdoom wiki

http://zdoom.org/wiki/

It's not incredibly easy, but if you want to, you'll need to edit the .wad file to make your own game. You can use XWE / slumped, along with doombuilder to make your wad.


I think I get what he's saying about the buzz lightyear thing... I think he wants to have AI chex warrior allies following him around (you know, friendly bots).

I don' think you can do that and actually have them fire at anything (unless you want them to fire at you, that is) without messing with the game code.

Yeah, Slime probably knows, but I think it requires Decorate or ACS or something similar.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ReesePuff on December 10, 2009, 03:54:39 PM
I repeat, only differently, this time...

If I can't get the bots to fire their zorchers, how can I go into action without backup?! >:(
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: 75 on December 10, 2009, 08:54:08 PM
you could do a co-op game online, on chex quest united, and one of us could be your ally.

I don't know how to modify their scripts, sorry. The Slimenator knows, but we haven't seen him lately.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: mob720 on December 16, 2009, 08:04:49 PM
How do you get IDEse I cant find it!!!! ARGH

My skulltag came with DoomSeeker and I downloaded IDE but that's not it!! Cant find the server!
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on December 16, 2009, 10:07:44 PM
How do you get IDEse I cant find it!!!! ARGH

My skulltag came with DoomSeeker and I downloaded IDE but that's not it!! Cant find the server!

Don't bother. DoomSeeker is the successor to IDEse, as it loads servers much faster. IDEse was outdated.

If you really want to use the regular IDE (newer than the se version), it's here.

http://doomutils.ucoz.com/

And the 24/7 server is currently down for maintenance.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: mob720 on December 16, 2009, 10:14:37 PM
Oh okay thx! ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: 75 on December 17, 2009, 07:53:46 PM
How do you get IDEse I cant find it!!!! ARGH

My skulltag came with DoomSeeker and I downloaded IDE but that's not it!! Cant find the server!

Don't bother. DoomSeeker is the successor to IDEse, as it loads servers much faster. IDEse was outdated.

heh oops...
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on December 17, 2009, 11:33:59 PM
How do you get IDEse I cant find it!!!! ARGH

My skulltag came with DoomSeeker and I downloaded IDE but that's not it!! Cant find the server!

Don't bother. DoomSeeker is the successor to IDEse, as it loads servers much faster. IDEse was outdated.

heh oops...

No worries. IDEse still works as long as you're using 98a. ;)
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: spacemarine288 on April 01, 2010, 08:17:10 PM
When will the server be back up?
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: SirSeanConnery on April 14, 2010, 08:55:58 PM
Try my server  Chex Quest Online. I got it up and running
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: JDWolfe on May 09, 2010, 10:38:39 PM
Well, I'm not seeing any servers online with Chex Quest anywhere in the name >.>
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on May 10, 2010, 04:47:17 PM
Well, I'm not seeing any servers online with Chex Quest anywhere in the name >.>

Don't worry, our CQ 24/7 server is going up very soon!

It's up, aww yeah! Sorry, it's down for now...

NOTE: If you are a newcomer to Skulltag, visit the first page of this thread to get started.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: groove_armada on September 06, 2010, 10:04:01 AM
Well, I'm not seeing any servers online with Chex Quest anywhere in the name >.>

Ditto, I'm not able to find it either
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: QuadrumpusGuy on September 06, 2010, 11:59:46 AM
The Server is down at the moment. But on occasion there are multiplayer mod tests.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: Anonymous (ChexGuy331) on February 21, 2011, 08:20:43 PM
Has the mumble server changed? I can't seem to connect.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: QuadrumpusGuy on February 21, 2011, 08:26:14 PM
Speaking of Mumble, I need to get configured for that for Skulltag.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: 75 on February 21, 2011, 09:15:29 PM
If you show me how, or give me some kind of information page on it, I'll be glad to put it in   ;)

(Only if it doesn't slow down the game)
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on February 21, 2011, 10:39:31 PM
If you show me how, or give me some kind of information page on it, I'll be glad to put it in   ;)

(Only if it doesn't slow down the game)

Well you host it separately, so...

http://mumble.sourceforge.net/
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: Atariangamer on February 22, 2011, 11:45:32 AM
I'm hosting one 24/7. Been trying to ask Brain Candy how to set it up.

You can get it down to 18kbps of audio, so its really low latency even when transmitting.

Problem being it doesn't like to use the DNS I set up.
EDIT: Just tested it again, it does work.

Sorry but you are not allowed to view spoiler contents.

So when you get Mumble installed, just start it up, and you'll get a server list. Click Add New, and put in any label you like, enter the address, default port, and a username.

When you get on, right click and register yourself. That allows you to make temporary rooms that aren't in the main area, useful for stuff like Skulltag matches or otherwise. It also links positional audio to some games (currently there isn't one for Doom/Skulltag :'(), so its useful for much more than just basic chat.

You can go into the audio settings and set your bitrate and packet size, and with large packets and low bitrates, you can get it very low. And thanks to the codec, it still sounds decent (Better than the original Counter-Strike's ><). I can host several people with no lag, and the less lag the ST server has to deal with, the better it is for the gamers.

I'll try to ask Brain Candy once again about permanent rooms.


UPDATE: Got permanent rooms that are free to join by everyone.

Left 4 Dead is there, Minecraft is there, and Skulltag is there.

There are 3 sub-channels in the Skulltag channel: Blue Team, Deathmatch, and Red Team.

Deathmatch is for all free-for-all games, and the team channels are for...team games.

If you register yourself (right click on your user and hit register), you can create channels and subchannels TEMPORARILY. That is, when they empty, they disappear. Useful for things that require a new channel real quick when I'm not on.

My computer now almost never goes down during normal hours, so feel free to join any time.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: Atariangamer on February 22, 2011, 12:38:15 PM
double post for information clarity:


I run a mostly 24/7 Mumble server. I run 1.2.3, so make sure when you go to the Mumble Sourceforge site (http://mumble.sourceforge.net/), make sure you get 1.2.3 and not anything else.

My server has channels and sub-channels for Left 4 Dead gaming, my Minecraft server, as well as Skulltag. Skulltag has sub-channels for Blue/Red teams, and Deathmatch.

To connect, just install and start Mumble 1.2.3 Client, and you'll be presented with a server list. Simply click the 'Add New' button at the bottom and fill out the information.

-The Label can be anything. It will show up in your favorites on the top of the list, so call it whatever you like.
-The address is
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or if that doesn't work, PM me for the IP address.
-The port is the default one: 64738
-The username is...whatever you'd like to be your username.

You'll only need to put in the username once. After you join, go to the 'Self' menu (up top), and select register. This registers the server's certificate, your name, and information with you and the server, allowing you to join without having to put in a username each time.
Registering also allows you to create temporary rooms for the organization of another game, or an extra team.

Now, if it hasn't already, the Audio Wizard will come up and try to set your audio settings up. If it hasn't, select it from under the 'Configure' menu. It will help you get the input, output, and mic handling of your setup working. The best option is Push To Talk, though if you have a better mic and a quieter environment, VOX (voice operated transmission) or Voice Activity might be your best bet. I discourage the use of Continuous transmission for the fact of background noise, interruptions, and latency issues. The more people transmitting at one time, the more the server has to deal with, and the laggier it gets. Push to talk keeps your transmissions clear, concise, and small.

After that, just join a channel and start talking!

I have comments of information on each channel, though alot is common sense. However, the root has a comment with some rules.

1. Try not to swear.
2. Keep talk clean.
3. Don't join a room you're not playing in.

That last one is major, for me at least.

If you're not playing Minecraft, don't join Minecraft. If you're not playing Skulltag, don't join Skulltag. However, if you're thinking about and/or in the process of joining the Skulltag server, join to see what they're doing, but not for idle chat. Please.

I've also noticed that we sometimes have more than one ST server, so if that becomes a problem, just let me know, and I'll make 2 identical subchannels for each server.

Edit reason: 1.2.3 isn't RC anymore, its stable. Whoops...
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on February 22, 2011, 12:57:40 PM
Actually they just released 1.2.3 a couple days ago, so it'll work either way now. ;)
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: Atariangamer on February 23, 2011, 11:52:49 PM
I like how I've gotten it all set up, and still nobody has come for ST except me, SS, and chexguy.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: 75 on February 24, 2011, 01:00:58 AM
I didn't even know there was a game server up  :-\
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: MajorSlime on February 24, 2011, 01:34:16 AM
same
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on February 24, 2011, 01:06:25 PM
I like how I've gotten it all set up, and still nobody has come for ST except me, SS, and chexguy.

I popped in for a second yesterday.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: Atariangamer on February 24, 2011, 04:12:21 PM
@CC: yeah, I noticed!

@all: The Mumble server stays up almost all the time. I have it set up with channels and subchannels for usage with skulltag, but I personally don't have a skulltag server running (goodness that'd be 4 servers going from one computer and one internet line). I have mine up for usage with other skulltag servers. Basically, 2 computers hosting their respective things. Lowers latency on both ends. So when the ST server goes up, join root Skulltag, then when others join you can discuss maps, game modes, and other stuff, then join the respective subchannel.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: QuadrumpusGuy on February 25, 2011, 06:26:03 PM
I didn't know.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: Frizkie on April 24, 2011, 04:41:12 PM
I assume that the server is down permanently? This section of the forum is rather quiet, and I can't find anything chex related in the server listing.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: Replica on April 24, 2011, 05:09:18 PM
I don't think it is permanent, just that life has gotten in the way of the people whom created the server.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on April 24, 2011, 05:21:14 PM
Like I said in the shoutbox, our 24/7 server went down due to hosting issues a few months ago, and it's been hard for some of us to host for now, but we're hoping we'll be able to get into some more Skulltag parties by the summer! Long time no see, man!
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: SlayaDud on June 14, 2011, 04:15:56 AM
Hey guys I just found this whole forum site about a favorite game of mine and saw that I can play it online! Except the server is currently down, any updates on that?
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: MajorSlime on June 14, 2011, 06:56:27 PM
http://www.chexquest.org/index.php?topic=3275.0

here, this has been what people have mostly been playing.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: 75 on June 14, 2011, 10:52:32 PM
Hey guys I just found this whole forum site about a favorite game of mine and saw that I can play it online! Except the server is currently down, any updates on that?

Wait... Canadian Bacon is down? oh - you mean BC's old servers.


I'm going to start a new topic in this section about my mod
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: SlayaDud on June 14, 2011, 11:26:21 PM
http://www.chexquest.org/index.php?topic=3275.0

here, this has been what people have mostly been playing.

Oh ok, do they use the mumble program to voice chat? If they do how do I find it because in the mumble program it doesn't look like I can search through it and its gonna make me scroll through all of them.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: 75 on June 14, 2011, 11:36:03 PM
I don't know anything about Mumble, sorry.  :-\

I've heard rumors (mubles) about it, and it sounds like you have to set up a separate server for it. It's not something that's attached to Skulltag in any way. If I understood correctly, it's a separate thing you connect to to use voice chat.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: SlayaDud on June 15, 2011, 12:19:33 AM
I don't know anything about Mumble, sorry.  :-\

I've heard rumors (mubles) about it, and it sounds like you have to set up a separate server for it. It's not something that's attached to Skulltag in any way. If I understood correctly, it's a separate thing you connect to to use voice chat.

Ok i just saw the mumble program in the things u need to start playing multiplayer and downloaded it. Wasn't sure if people were still using it.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: 75 on June 15, 2011, 12:20:46 AM
I don't know anything about Mumble, sorry.  :-\

I've heard rumors (mubles) about it, and it sounds like you have to set up a separate server for it. It's not something that's attached to Skulltag in any way. If I understood correctly, it's a separate thing you connect to to use voice chat.

Ok i just saw the mumble program in the things u need to start playing multiplayer and downloaded it. Wasn't sure if people were still using it.

I don't know anyone who uses it, but I haven't taken a lot of interest in it since I don't have a mic.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started!
Post by: ChexCommander on June 15, 2011, 04:57:24 PM
I don't know anything about Mumble, sorry.  :-\

I've heard rumors (mubles) about it, and it sounds like you have to set up a separate server for it. It's not something that's attached to Skulltag in any way. If I understood correctly, it's a separate thing you connect to to use voice chat.

Ok i just saw the mumble program in the things u need to start playing multiplayer and downloaded it. Wasn't sure if people were still using it.

Atariangamer currently hosts a Mumble server, feel free to ask him! He's also got it set up for Minecraft.

Front page updated to include new info about the CQ Skulltag Pack mod and 24/7 server.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started! (SEE FIRST PAGE)
Post by: 75 on August 01, 2011, 04:00:51 AM
The 24/7 service providers will be changing soon, I'll post in here every time my servers change names.

You can find the new server information here: http://www.chexquest.org/index.php?topic=3275.msg158727#msg158727
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started! (SEE FIRST PAGE)
Post by: ChexCommander on August 01, 2011, 04:22:14 PM
First post updated.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started! (SEE FIRST PAGE)
Post by: 75 on August 03, 2011, 01:33:54 AM
Server hosting changed again:

You can currently find this mod on:

<[IFOC] Server>: Chex Skulltag Pack P15-9 Duel  - Duel maps
<[IFOC] Server>: Chex Skulltag Pack P15-9 Zorchmatch
<[IFOC] Server>: Chex Skulltag Pack P15-9 LMS

NODE-3.net [07] - Texas - Chex ST Pack FFA

Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started! (SEE FIRST PAGE)
Post by: ChexCommander on August 03, 2011, 06:15:57 PM
Done.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started! (SEE FIRST PAGE)
Post by: 75 on August 03, 2011, 09:30:11 PM
There are a few other things on the first page that I'd like to see fixed. I used strikethrough to show what should be removed, and the stuff I added is in red.

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Once you have Skulltag installed, and Chex3.wad in your Skulltag directory, open up DoomSeeker (its icon is a red letter 'D'). In the upper right of the window is a search box. Type in part of the name of server in that box (usually "Chex " is enough to make it the only server shown).

The entire server name is : Servers currently hosted:

<[IFOC] Server>: Chex Skulltag Pack P15-9 Duel  - Duel maps
<[IFOC] Server>: Chex Skulltag Pack P15-9 Zorchmatch
<[IFOC] Server>: Chex Skulltag Pack P15-9 LMS

NODE-3.net [07] - Texas - Chex ST Pack FFA

You do not need a password to connect. Right now, this mod only has Zorchmatch (deathmatch) maps.

If you would like to see screenshots of this mod, see this topic: http://www.chexquest.org/index.php?topic=3296.0

If you want a place to meet to organize games or talk about the mod, join my IRC Channel, #IFOC: irc://irc.skulltag.net/IFOC

-75

Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started! (SEE FIRST PAGE)
Post by: ChexCommander on August 19, 2011, 11:15:26 PM
Updated with new info about 75's servers.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started! (SEE FIRST PAGE)
Post by: 75 on May 26, 2012, 05:15:36 PM
Since wadhost is down all of my hosted wads and pk3s are on my Wuala account, http://www.wuala.com/jwaffe/Hosted/

Wadseeker is set to seek for files there

Also the Node 3 server is down and I added a Chex CTF server; later on I'll add a co-op server for Quad's maps.

<[IFOC] Server> Chex Skulltag Pack Duel
<[IFOC] Server> Chex Skulltag Pack Zorchmatch
<[IFOC] Server> Chex Skulltag Pack CTF

Also that chex 3 survival server is gone.
Title: Re: What You Need To Get Started! (SEE FIRST PAGE)
Post by: 75 on August 25, 2012, 10:14:43 PM
This topic needs to be updated with information about Zandronum since Skulltag is dead, and wadhost and Canadian Bacon have been dead for quite a long time now.

Also cqarena will have a very limited effect in Zandronum since all of the skulltag specific content has been removed and the weapons Manny replaced won't show up at all unless the server is hosted with skulltag_actors.pk3 and possibly skulltag_data.pk3 as well.