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 on: November 10, 2009, 05:01:56 AM 
Started by Tainted Snow Queen - Last post by Tainted Snow Queen
Xlurp has made some major updates to the code, and now harvesting as well as mixing now work. However, gaining xp for doing anything is still broken, and using items is broken.

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 on: June 23, 2009, 11:46:15 PM 
Started by Tainted Snow Queen - Last post by Tainted Snow Queen
It's a fairly simple and painless process. First, in the EL install directory, find the file named "servers.lst" and open it in a text editor (like Notepad). You should be presented with someone that look something like this:


Add
ef       ef      127.0.0.1      3000   Eternal Fights
where 127.0.0.1 is the IP of the machine you have the server running on to the bottom.


(If you never intend to play on the main server, you can just edit where the "main" server points to and ignore the rest of this)

Finally, create a shortcut on your desktop and right click on it to open up the properties menu. Add ef to the end of the target line. It should end up looking like this:

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 on: June 20, 2009, 07:20:39 AM 
Started by Tainted Snow Queen - Last post by Tainted Snow Queen
http://www.el-cel.com/info/attributes.php is a decent site for how basic attributes effect cross attributes. It also tells what basic attributes effect cross attributes.

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 on: June 20, 2009, 07:17:04 AM 
Started by Tainted Snow Queen - Last post by Tainted Snow Queen
What can be done:
Log in
Create a character
Save your character
Walk around
Fight (but gain no xp)
Use items
Put on/Take off items
Spawn creatures on maps
XP chart is very close to the main server
Harvest
Manufacturing skills implemented

What needs to be done:
Ability to change maps
Gain XP
Harvest
Magic Skill implemented
Support for stats (AKA, turning Overall levels into pickpoints that can be spent on Basic Attributes, which effect cross attributes)
Support for special days (if this is even wanted)
Support for Nexuses

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 on: June 20, 2009, 07:10:07 AM 
Started by Tainted Snow Queen - Last post by Tainted Snow Queen
That's all great... but where is the client? You can either download the compiled version here: http://www.eternal-lands.com/page/download.php

Or here is a guide on how to get the source:
Windows: http://www.eternal-lands.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=35624
Linux: http://developer.berlios.de/cvs/?group_id=1256 (I'm assuming that if you can figure out how to use linux, you can download this yourself)

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 on: June 20, 2009, 07:04:04 AM 
Started by Tainted Snow Queen - Last post by Tainted Snow Queen
Guide to downloading the source

First you will need to have a SVN program. I recommend TortoiseSVN. I have had a lot of good luck with it and find it easy to use. This guide will assume that you are using that.

After installing Tortouse select the directory that you want to download the source to. It is best if this is an empty directory. Right click on the directory and select "SVN Checkout"


Then enter the website where you will be pulling the source from.


Sites:
Primary site: https://eternalfights.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/eternalfights
Backup site: (incase you can't download from sourceforge) http://efserver.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/%20efserver/

From there open it into a java compiler (it was programmed in netbeans, but does work in Eclipse).

You can also download the .rar file from https://sourceforge.net/projects/eternalfights/files. But the chances are you will be missing a lot of updates to the code.

There are no compiled versions of the source available. Sorry, the code just needs too much work for that.

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 on: June 09, 2009, 11:06:24 PM 
Started by Tainted Snow Queen - Last post by Tainted Snow Queen
Here are updates I've made to the SVN that may not be available in the sourceforge zip file. When they are fully updated, I will make note of it.

XP chart - I have re-done the XP chart to make it more closely match that of the official server. (Which is great, but you really can't get xp yet.)

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 on: June 09, 2009, 11:05:30 PM 
Started by Tainted Snow Queen - Last post by Tainted Snow Queen
Q: Aren't you just stealing your name from another server that went down?
A: No. eternal-fights.com was the same project, but the website went down, and now that it's back up, it has no forums. So I moved it.

Q: What language is this programmed in?
A: Java.

Q: Do you run a server I can connect to?
A: No. Unfortunately I cannot afford to run a server on my own. As we grow in popularity, I'm certain there will be users who run their own server.

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 on: June 09, 2009, 11:05:00 PM 
Started by Tainted Snow Queen - Last post by Tainted Snow Queen
Q: What is the purpose of this server? Eternal-Lands is a free game.
A: Yes it is. But there are some people who like the idea of their own personal server for the game.

Q: What are your plans for this server?
A: Well, I hope to mimic the main server with a few differences. (No bad harvesting events, harvesting events don't stop harvesting, no astrology, no weapons breaking, and always having infinite resources)

Q: What benefits would this have if it just mimics main?
A: Well, other than the differences I stated, you will be able to make your own maps and put ingredients quite close together for easier mixing and leveling. Not to mention you can have a lot of fun with friends if you just want to play with a select few. ^.^

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 on: June 09, 2009, 11:02:56 PM 
Started by Tainted Snow Queen - Last post by Tainted Snow Queen
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