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Frequently Asked Questions about netrek

This FAQ about was compiled and written by with numerous contributions by others.

-01 What is Netrek?
-02 It sounds interesting; how do I get started?
-03 What's the difference between Xtrek and Netrek?
-04 I've seen a game called Nettrek for the Macintosh; is that the same thing as Netrek?
-05 What platforms are supported?
-06 I'm playing on my Mac/IBM PC/Amiga, but I can't seem to fit all the windows on the screen. Is there a version that will run at 640x480?
-07 I would like to start a new server; what kind of hardware will I need?
-08 I'm trying to start a new server, and I'm having problems. Where can I get help?
-09 How do I get people to play my server?
-10 I compiled the client source, but every time I try to connect to a server it kicks me out or tells me to get a 'blessed' binary. What gives?
-11 The game runs fine, but when the Netrek window comes up, I can't type anything into it. How can I fix this?
-12 OK, the game runs fine and I found a server and logged in, but there doesn't seem to be anyone else around. How can I find a game with people in it?
-13 OK, now I'm in a game with other people. What do I do?
-14 When I'm playing the game, people keep sending messages to me. How can I talk back to them?
-15 I would like to change what some of the keys do; for example, I'd like 't' instead of 'T' to activate my tractor beam. Is there a way to do this?
-16 How does the rating/promotion system work?
-17 I keep dying. How can I get better at the game?
-18 What is 't-mode'?
-19 What does DI stand for, anyway?
-20 What is UDP?
-21 Some of the servers and clients are called 'RSA'; what does that mean?
-22 What is the INL (International Netrek League)?
-23 What is the INHL (International Netrek Hockey League)?
-24 What is the WNL (Weenie Netrek League)?
-25 What is the Draft League?
-26 Pickup games are full of twinks. How can I find games with clued teams?
-27 I have some ideas and/or bug fixes for the INL server; where should I send them?
-28 I'm looking at stats from a clue/INL game; what do all the abbreviations mean?
-29 I just played a clue/INL game; where can I get the stats?
-30 How can I record and view recordings of netrek games?
-31 Where can I get the most recent copy of this FAQ list?
-32 My GPA has fallen 25% since I started playing Netrek last semester. How do you find time to do your homework and still make Admiral?









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