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==Discord==
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Please note that the official IRC channel is not active these days. Instead, you can find most of the community has moved to the  [http://discord.gg/vendetta official discord channel,]. After signing up on the forums in the correct location listed under #welcome, you can eventually access the in-game relay and chat logs.
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==IRC Clients==
 
==IRC Clients==
 
Below are several of the most popular of the many IRC clients currently available:
 
Below are several of the most popular of the many IRC clients currently available:
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*Web-based
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**[http://www.slashnet.org/webclient/vorelay Official Web Client]
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A Free Web based IRC client
 
*Windows
 
*Windows
 
**[http://www.silverex.info/news/ X-Chat] Free compiled version of X-Chat for Windows.
 
**[http://www.silverex.info/news/ X-Chat] Free compiled version of X-Chat for Windows.
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**[http://pidgin.im/ Pidgin (aka: Gaim)] MSN/AIM/Yahoo/ICQ/.../IRC client that uses GTK, but also has a text-only front end. X-Fire plugin available.
 
**[http://pidgin.im/ Pidgin (aka: Gaim)] MSN/AIM/Yahoo/ICQ/.../IRC client that uses GTK, but also has a text-only front end. X-Fire plugin available.
 
**[http://xchat.org/ X-Chat] Easy to use graphical IRC client.
 
**[http://xchat.org/ X-Chat] Easy to use graphical IRC client.
 
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**or any browser [http.slashnet.org/webclient] (particularly useful if isp blocks irc)
  
 
For a more comprehensive and comparative listing of :
 
For a more comprehensive and comparative listing of :
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The players of vendetta can often be found in IRC, we lurk on the server ''irc.slashnet.org'' and have a couple of main channels.
 
The players of vendetta can often be found in IRC, we lurk on the server ''irc.slashnet.org'' and have a couple of main channels.
 
* '''#vendetta''' is basically talk about anything, sometimes the developers ask for some input here.
 
* '''#vendetta''' is basically talk about anything, sometimes the developers ask for some input here.
* '''#vendetta-inc''' Vendetta Itani Nation Chat - security enabled with the vendetta bot
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* '''#vorelay''' is the new home to the IRC to Vendetta bot, it relays chat from ingame to here, and visa versa.
* '''#vrelay''' is the new home to the IRC to Vendetta bot, it relays chat from ingame to here, and visa versa.
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* '''#vrctc''' is the re-enabled relay of the CtC channels
 
* '''#vendetta-itani''' is for Itani nation people
 
* '''#vendetta-itani''' is for Itani nation people
* '''#vendetta-makchuga''' is the channel that VendettaWiki works out of, and is also the home of the Makchuga Interstellar Bar.
 
 
* '''#viper''' an access-restricted channel for the Viper Guild, their friends and allies.
 
* '''#viper''' an access-restricted channel for the Viper Guild, their friends and allies.
 
* '''#vendetta-pirates''' is an access-restricted channel for an elite group of pirates. Attempt to join this channel and you WILL be kicked and banned from the channel instantly.
 
* '''#vendetta-pirates''' is an access-restricted channel for an elite group of pirates. Attempt to join this channel and you WILL be kicked and banned from the channel instantly.
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* '''#RED''' an access restricted channel for the Red Eternal Dominion Serco military wing. Allies of the Dominion are encouraged to join.
  
 
==In-game Chat Channel==
 
==In-game Chat Channel==
Through hard work by '''FiReMaGe''', it is possible to chat with people in-game while you yourself are not logged into your game.<br>
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Through hard work by '''FiReMaGe''' and '''draugath'''<!-- , and thanks to '''[http://www.vendetta-onair.com/ Vendetta OnAir]''' for hosting the IRC bot, --> it is possible to chat with people in-game while you yourself are not logged into your game.<br>
In order to do this you must first log onto our IRC server (see above) and join the channel '''#vrelay'''.  Then you must register with FiReMaGe's bot, which is named '''vo''' in the channel (and '''IRC''' in-game:
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<!-- In order to do this you must first log onto our IRC server (see above) and join the channel '''#vorelay'''.  Then you must register with relay bot, which is currently named '''VOA''' in the channel (and "'''VOA'''" in-game):
#Register your IRC nickname if you have not already using nickserv.
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#Register your IRC nickname if you have not already using NickServ.
#*Type: '''/msg nickserv register (password) (email)''' Replacing password with the password you'd like and email with your ''valid'' email address.
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#*Type: '''/msg nickserv register <password> <email>''' Replacing password with the password you'd like and email with your ''valid'' email address.
 
#*Now activate your account by following the directions in your email (it will send you an activation code).
 
#*Now activate your account by following the directions in your email (it will send you an activation code).
#*Type: '''/msg nickserv identify (password)'''
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#*Type: '''/msg nickserv identify <password>'''
# In your IRC client, type '''/msg vo link (game name)''' where (game name) is the name of the character in the game you want to act as
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# In your IRC client, type '''/msg VOA link <game name>''' where <game name> is the name of the character in the game you want to act as
# You need to log in to Vendetta and do what the bot told you to do, which should be to type (in-game): '''/msg IRC link (your IRC nickname)'''
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# You need to log in to Vendetta and do what the bot told you to do, which should be to type (in-game): '''/msg VOA link <your IRC nickname>'''
# Congratulations, your IRC nickname will now be able to use the bot!  You can send the commands you see in the following section, '''Commands''' to the bot.
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# Make sure there is a space after the underscore in-game when you enter the command.
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# Congratulations, your IRC nickname will now be able to use the bot!  You can send the commands you see in the following section, '''Commands''' to the bot. -->
  
 
=== Commands ===
 
=== Commands ===
 
The commands you can send to the IRC bot and what they do.
 
The commands you can send to the IRC bot and what they do.
{| border="1" width="700"
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{| border="1" width="750"
 
|-
 
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! align="center" width="75" | Command
 
! align="center" width="75" | Command
 
! align="center" | Description
 
! align="center" | Description
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! align="center" width="250" | Example
 
|-  
 
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! align="center" | /msg vo
 
! align="center" | /msg vo
| align="left" | Sends the command to the IRC bot allowing you to do the list of commands
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| align="left" | Sends the command to the IRC bot allowing you to do the list of commands. '''MUST BE PREFIXED TO THE FOLLOWING COMMANDS.'''
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| align="left" | '''/msg vo''' ''help''<br /> '''/msg vo''' ''ch'' Hello, Vendetta Online!
 
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! align="center" | active
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! align="center" | as
| align="left" | Sends you a couple numbers about who is online. (Serco, Itani, UIT, total) Edit: Does not work for me.
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| align="left" | Changes the default identity (which must be linked to you) that will be used when you chat through the relay. Useful when you have multiple accounts/alts and want to relay "as" one of them instead.  Can also be used inline with "ch" or "toch" to temporarily change your identity.
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| align="left" |  
! align="center" | channel
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| align="left" | Sends your message to the channel you are in.
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|-  
 
! align="center"| ch
 
! align="center"| ch
| align="left" | The same as channel.
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| align="left" | Sends your message to the default channel.
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| align="left" |
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|-
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! align="center" | help
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| align="left" | List a short help message including commands. (Hint: type "/msg vo help help" for further info.)
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| align="left" |
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|-
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! align="center" | ignore
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| align="left" | Blocks a specified user from sending you messages.
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| align="left" |
 
|-  
 
|-  
 
! align="center" | join
 
! align="center" | join
| align="left" | Changes the channel your messages are sent to.
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| align="left" | Joins the relay to a new channel.
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| align="left" |
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|-
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! align="center" | leave
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| align="left" | Removes a channel from the relay list.
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| align="left" |
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! align="center" | link
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| align="left" | Links the specified name. You must also use this command ingame to complete the link.
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| align="left" |
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|-
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! align="center" | links
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| align="left" | Lists names that are currently linked.
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| align="left" |
 
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|-  
 
! align="center" | list
 
! align="center" | list
| align="left" | Gives a list of the muted/ignored players. Edit: Works as explained for the command "active".
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| align="left" | Lists the channels the relay is joined to.
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| align="left" |
 
|-  
 
|-  
 
! align="center" | msg
 
! align="center" | msg
 
| align="left" | Sends a private message to a player ingame.
 
| align="left" | Sends a private message to a player ingame.
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| align="left" |
 
|-  
 
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! align="center" | reply
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! align="center" | toch
| align="left" | Sends a message to the last person who messaged you from ingame to irc.
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| align="left" | Sends a message to the specified stream/channel.
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| align="left" |
 
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! align="center" | ignore
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! align="center" | unignore
| align="left" | Stops the bot from relaying an ingame player’s messages for 10 minutes, adds on time if already in effect.
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| align="left" | Removes the specified user from your ignore list, allowing them to send you messages.
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| align="left" |
 
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! align="center" | unignore
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! align="center" | unlink
| align="left" | Removes 20 minutes from an ingame player’s ignore time.
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| align="left" | Destroys a link you have made with the specified name.
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| align="left" |
 
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Channel chat is limited to the following channels:  -1, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 42, 50, 69, 90, 99, 100, 101, 111, 200, 400, 404, 411, 666, 911, 1000, 1337, 4294967295
 
  
 
[[category:General Information]]
 
[[category:General Information]]

Latest revision as of 19:39, 7 December 2019

Discord

Please note that the official IRC channel is not active these days. Instead, you can find most of the community has moved to the official discord channel,. After signing up on the forums in the correct location listed under #welcome, you can eventually access the in-game relay and chat logs.


IRC Clients

Below are several of the most popular of the many IRC clients currently available:

A Free Web based IRC client

  • Windows
    • X-Chat Free compiled version of X-Chat for Windows.
    • mIRC The king of windows IRC clients.
    • IceChat IRC That Cool people use.
  • Linux
  • Mac
    • X-Chat Aqua Good IRC client based off of X-Chat but lacks some features.
    • MacIrssi A good IRC client that doesn't have as many features as X-Chat Aqua. Basically a GUI for IRSSI.
    • Colloquy A native Aqua IRC client that integrates well into OS X and offers a rich featureset.
    • Conversation
    • Linkinus An IRC client with the special option to view more than one channel/conversation in one window. Caution: Shareware, USD 20.00
  • Cross-platform
    • ChatZilla an IRC extension for Firefox.
    • Irssi IRC client that runs in the console.
    • Pidgin (aka: Gaim) MSN/AIM/Yahoo/ICQ/.../IRC client that uses GTK, but also has a text-only front end. X-Fire plugin available.
    • X-Chat Easy to use graphical IRC client.
    • or any browser [http.slashnet.org/webclient] (particularly useful if isp blocks irc)

For a more comprehensive and comparative listing of :

Where are we?

The players of vendetta can often be found in IRC, we lurk on the server irc.slashnet.org and have a couple of main channels.

  • #vendetta is basically talk about anything, sometimes the developers ask for some input here.
  • #vorelay is the new home to the IRC to Vendetta bot, it relays chat from ingame to here, and visa versa.
  • #vrctc is the re-enabled relay of the CtC channels
  • #vendetta-itani is for Itani nation people
  • #viper an access-restricted channel for the Viper Guild, their friends and allies.
  • #vendetta-pirates is an access-restricted channel for an elite group of pirates. Attempt to join this channel and you WILL be kicked and banned from the channel instantly.
  • #RED an access restricted channel for the Red Eternal Dominion Serco military wing. Allies of the Dominion are encouraged to join.

In-game Chat Channel

Through hard work by FiReMaGe and draugath it is possible to chat with people in-game while you yourself are not logged into your game.

Commands

The commands you can send to the IRC bot and what they do.

Command Description Example
/msg vo Sends the command to the IRC bot allowing you to do the list of commands. MUST BE PREFIXED TO THE FOLLOWING COMMANDS. /msg vo help
/msg vo ch Hello, Vendetta Online!
as Changes the default identity (which must be linked to you) that will be used when you chat through the relay. Useful when you have multiple accounts/alts and want to relay "as" one of them instead. Can also be used inline with "ch" or "toch" to temporarily change your identity.
ch Sends your message to the default channel.
help List a short help message including commands. (Hint: type "/msg vo help help" for further info.)
ignore Blocks a specified user from sending you messages.
join Joins the relay to a new channel.
leave Removes a channel from the relay list.
link Links the specified name. You must also use this command ingame to complete the link.
links Lists names that are currently linked.
list Lists the channels the relay is joined to.
msg Sends a private message to a player ingame.
toch Sends a message to the specified stream/channel.
unignore Removes the specified user from your ignore list, allowing them to send you messages.
unlink Destroys a link you have made with the specified name.