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Unread post Show who's online - block
Is there any way we can block that?

(# at menu shows who's logged into which games.)

I had a player on my server ask this recently. I think the dial-up BBS front-ends had this capability but I don't think TWGS does.

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Isn't that what the "Hide Details on # List" does (Under Config tab -> Server Settings for each game letter)? Enable it and is only shows "1 Online".

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He wants the global setting for the game menu to turn off #.

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Oh in the game: Editor I/Three, Selection: 9.

There are also options to black out Daily Log and Highscores list for various timeframes in the other Editors.

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That's a local game preference. I miss typed. Not the game menu, but the main server game menu.

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The setting is located in the Command Center/Config/Server Settings (V2.x Only):

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Yes, but that's only for that one game. right?

My players is complaining about a main menu sitter only entering the game after he does.

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Cruncher wrote:
Yes, but that's only for that one game. right?

My players is complaining about a main menu sitter only entering the game after he does.
No, server settings aren't tied to a game. Bad menu design... lol

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Micro wrote:
Cruncher wrote:
Yes, but that's only for that one game. right?

My players is complaining about a main menu sitter only entering the game after he does.
No, server settings aren't tied to a game. Bad menu design... lol


No doubt.. that's what I get for "presuming". Seeing that setting under Big Bang, Tecit.. etc one would naturally assume that would stop the # from within the game you have selected.

Server settings need to be on the main page... grr... heh

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Cruncher wrote:
Server settings need to be on the main page... grr... heh
It was in V1.x

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Micro wrote:
Cruncher wrote:
Server settings need to be on the main page... grr... heh
It was in V1.x


Actually I can see where it would be nice to block # at the server level and at the individual game level as well. What a feeling... in the universe all by yourself.. or are you? LOL

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Unread post Re: Show who's online - block
haha yeah, that would be a good one.

I modified my passive gridder to check online status each sector. If there not online I'm hitting your fighter.

Has no effect on competitive games but casual games where I and others don't sit online 24/7 it is handy.


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It is also has a use in competitive games, when an internet outage occurs you may have a few minutes (sometimes longer) before everyone gets back online.

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