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Freespace => FS2NetD => Topic started by: temp3600 on March 01, 2006, 06:55:04 PM

Title: Help needed for a newbie
Post by: temp3600 on March 01, 2006, 06:55:04 PM
Hello,

I'm trying to join a multiplayer game.

I've done every step in the FAQ sticky. Registration worked well. I can login at the FS2NET Acces Point webpage, and it displays my ID with empty fields (kills, assists, etc.).

On to the FS2.exe part. I've installed/replaced the various needed files and set up the configuration (Launcher, PXO login and password, etc.). When I click 'Start or Join a multiplayer game', here's what happens :

'FS2NET something' (very quick)
'Validating Table' (quick)
'Logging In' (quick)
'Getting Pilot Stats (30 sec timeout)' (about 30 seconds)
'An unknown error (probably a timeout) occured when trying to get your pilot data' [OK]
'Requesting Server List' (quick)

Then I get to the multiplayer main page, which remains desperately empty.

Any help is appreciated.

Michael
Title: Help needed for a newbie
Post by: Mjoellnir on March 01, 2006, 10:18:46 PM
I got the same error, when i connected the first time... When i started a game and played it through (by myself), it never appeared again.

That the screen stays empty may be because there are no games hosted at the moment... *g*
Title: Help needed for a newbie
Post by: karajorma on March 02, 2006, 12:12:49 AM
Yep. I don't think you're doing anything wrong other than logging on when no one is online.

FS2 Online is slowly becoming more popular as FS2NetD and PXO become more and more stable but it's not quite at the stage where you can be certain of finding a game whenever you log on.
Title: Help needed for a newbie
Post by: MatthewPapa on March 02, 2006, 01:14:51 AM
hopefully it will be that way soon :)
Title: Help needed for a newbie
Post by: temp3600 on March 03, 2006, 06:12:16 AM
Thanks for the replies. I'll try to join the Saturday games mentioned in another thread.
Title: Help needed for a newbie
Post by: Torador on March 03, 2006, 12:10:23 PM
I need Help

Hi. I cam from Germany. i like to play FS2.
Iīm good but i canīt play the game to another peaple via Internet.

I have a acaunt to FS2NET but I can`t log in and i haveīnt became a E-mail from FS2NET.

My English is terribil i nho this. :-)

thank you for help
Title: Help needed for a newbie
Post by: [dw]-hunter on March 03, 2006, 07:17:06 PM
So you havent Gotten the activation email?
Title: Help needed for a newbie
Post by: Qwer on March 03, 2006, 07:46:29 PM
Quote
My English is terribil i nho this.


LOL, i thought my english is worst of all.;)
Title: Help needed for a newbie
Post by: DareDevil on March 03, 2006, 10:46:40 PM
You are not the only one who had problem apparently not receiving the activation email

Check the replies in these threads, mybe you will find the solution

http://www.game-warden.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1673 (http://www.game-warden.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1673)
http://www.game-warden.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1597&page=2 (http://www.game-warden.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1597&page=2)