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The IRC channel #transcendence may be found on freenode. If you already have an IRC client installed you may click Here
If you don't have any IRC client installed and only want to take a look you may use this browser based IRC client!
Once you get the hang of using IRC, it is recommended you setup an IRC Client, which can be found at clients.
On freenode, we operate many channels specific for Transcendence. Most can be found using alis (/msg alis list *transcendence*) which is the channel search engine. However the list below is the commonly used #transcendence channels.
To join these, type /join #channelnamehere, like /join #Transcendence.
The main channel, for discussing mod and game issues and answering questions about either. Modders, players, and people taking a break from being either are welcom. General community hangout. Discusson also rambles on about similar games, other games the group is playing, and various scifi, science, and philosophical topics, but the group usually snaps back to any transcendence topic when one is brought up.
Created when conversations with Katami got out of hand, and dominated #transcendence. Not particularly useful anymore now that he's got a lobotomy, but at least he can still log onto IRC… Also used to hold bots and play around with bots, bot help can be found at #botters.
Used on IRC day to keep conversations from flooding the main channel. (don't join otherwise as it probably will forward you or give you an error “cannot join #transcendence-questions: You are banned”
Prophet_01 is running an RPG game on this channel with other IRC regulars. They use Pathfinder, which is a fork of D&D 3.5.
Used for collaboration on the Sandbox project.
Used for resolving bans and other similar issues that require a staff meeting/discussion.
Operators are IRC's version of moderators. Currently there are are 14 operators that you can speak to if you have any problems: (Note: All irc moderators and community staff are voiced in #transcendence)
|alterecco||_Hades_ (HaDOS)||StarWeaver (AzziWeaver, *Weaver)|
|Avan (Azar_Wolf, Fluffy_Wolf, *_Wolf)||RPC (R_P_C)||Ttech|
(Currently inactive: bmbl, Dash_merc)
Our operators do not sit around with in operator mode in normal channels, so you won't see @-signs in front of their names most of the time. (To preform moderation functions they request operator status from Katami or ChanServ, or just have Katami do things for them.) The operators do always have voiced status though, so most of the people with +-signs on their names are operators. A few helpful people are also automatically voiced but only have minor administrative capabilities (Amariithynar, Belxjander, Curudan, The_Shrike), and sometimes the operators get silly and randomly voice people, so it's not a guarantee.
Actual rules in boldface
When you first choose a username and log on, you will need to register. However, if “NickServ” gives a message saying that the username is registered, you will need to give a different username - this can be done by using the “/nick YourNewUserName” command.
To register, first set the username you want with the “/nick YourNewUserName” command, then type in “/nickserv register YourPassword [email protected]”
#transcendence is but one channel and group on the Freenode network; there are a lot of other groups and people on this network, so it might be that your nick is already in use or registered by someone you can't even see. Don't worry about it, just pick a variant.
For a more in depth help on freenode please visit the official faq at freenode.net
ChanServ is the channel operator bot and can assign voice/operator/etc. statuses on people if set to do so. Only the channel moderators have access to ChanServ's functions. (Use /msg Chanserv to contact it)
(aka The_Master) IRC bot maintained and developed by Ttech. Used for various kinds of channel operations. Is also marked as a Channel Operator. He has a lot of functions, just watch, people use them a lot. (Prefix commands with ~ - use ~help for more information)
IRC bot maintained and developed by Ttech. Used for gathering channel statisitcs http://transcendence.mostlynothing.info/stats.html (Prefix commands with @ - use @help for more information)
Written and maintained by Avan, hosted by StarWeaver presently. It's a die rolling bot for our irc rpg and also here for your statistical randomness needs. !d 1d6 + 5 and so forth to run it. (Prefix commands with ! - only one command is available for users, which is the !d/!r/! command to do a dice roll.)
These are Freenode server bots which are not visible in the channel, but may be contacted through the private message system.
Controls access and ownership of nicks. We highly recommend that you register your nick with it. Use /msg nickserv help for more information
Used for SASL identification (ie, when using a mobile client) - this bot acts along side nickserv in nick management, but specifically handles SASL authentication. If you have issues setting up SASL, or your client to work with SASL see this documentation.
Leave messages for other uses. Use /msg memoserv help for more information.
We had no clue what it did. [OFFLINE]
Alterecco's bot which provided a lot of functionality that was later added to katami. [OFFLINE, RETIRED]
The latest incarnation of Schilcote's less advanced counterpart. Will only listen to orders from channel admins or people it likes. Say !frequencyup or !frequencydown to make talk more or less. Schilbot often has trouble bringing his thoughts down to your insignificant human level. Much of what he says is beyond easy comprehension. Comprehend enough last thinks probably Schilbot_V4. [OFFLINE]
SDW195's bot which purportedly functioned like Oracus did.