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How to chat in Avlis?


Avlis currently operates two Discord servers:

1. Avlis Community server, where you can visit with other Avlisians.

2. Chat with the Team server, where you can communicate with the team.

Visit avlis.org for current Discord Join links (top left of portal page).

An IRC bot maintains live communication between IRC and the Discord Community server. The Chat with the Team server does not have a connection to IRC.


IRC Program: The other way to chat in Avlis is to connect to the Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server. This is the equivalent of the Avlis Community Discord chat.

In order to do this, you will need an IRC program. The most popular versions for Windows are mIRC and iceChat, for MacOS try Colloquy or Ircle, for Linux use XChat or for PocketPCs use PocketChat. iPhone and iPod touch users try Mobile Colloquy. Numerous chat plugins exist for internet browsers, i.e. the ChatZilla extension for Mozilla's Firefox.

The connection information is:

  • Servers (pick one) [1] [2]
    • General connections to irc.gamers-irc.org will be connected to a random server from the list below.
    • irc.frws.com USA - Colorado
    • irc.glowfish.de EU - Germany
    • irc.us.glowfish.de USA - Missouri
    • irc.gamers-irc.org USA - Colorado
  • Port: 6667 or 6668 for all of the above. 7000 for irc.frws.com and irc.gamers-irc.org as well. Note: 6667 is used by the NWN loader chat screen, so using another port may prevent conflicts there.
  • Room: #avlis

Web chat: http://www.avlis.org/mibbit.php - No password required.

Common IRC commands:

  • Private message - /msg nick message
Sends nick a message. (You can also just double click on someones name and a private message box will appear)
  • Nickname change - /nick newnick
Will change your nickname to newnick.
  • Ignore a user - /ignore nick
Will ignore user with the nick nick.
  • Unignore a user - /ignore -r nick
Will unignore a user with the nick nick.
  • Performing an action - /me actiontext
/me does a little jig will show as: * Nick does a little jig
  • Joining a channel - /join #channel
Join channel #channel.
  • Parting a channel - /part #channel
Parts channel #channel, if the #channel is omitted the current channel will be parted.
  • Leaving/Quitting - /quit message
This will disconnect you from the chat and send an optional quit message to the server.

Mini mIRC guide

1. On start up of the program a window that reads mIRC options should appear. If not, click on the file tab and select options from the pull down menu. (or press ALT + O)

2. Fill in the text boxes with whatever you wish.

Full Name: your name
Email Address: your email 
Nickname: TheNickNameYouAreGoingToUseInChat 
Alt: TheNicknameYouUseAlternativelyIfFirstisTaken 

3. On the left hand side of the mIRC there should be a 'category' window. Make sure you have 'Connect' highlighted, then look for a button that reads 'Add' and press that.

4. An 'add server' box should appear, and fill it out with the following.

Description: Avlis (or whatever you want to put in there) 
IRC server: irc.gamers-irc.org 
Port(s): 6668 

Then click OK. This should take you back to the options window.

5. (optional) From the 'category' window on the left hand side of the options window, click on 'perform'. This is where you can give it commands to open a certain window at startup. If you want to make use of it, make sure 'enable perform on connect' is checked. Then in the space below you can use mIRC commands that will be done right when you sign on like automaticly joining a chatroom. Here is an example of joining the Avlis chat (remember the #'s).

/join #avlis 

6. Make sure you click and have highlighted 'Connect' again, and from there click the 'Connect to IRC server' button, and you should be done. You can also connect from outside the option button when all set up using the Lightning button right under the 'File tab'.

7. If you skipped step 4, you need to manually type in the commands when the status window comes up. There should be a place at the bottom of the window where you can type. So, type '/join #avlis' then press enter and the chat should pop up.

Auto Connect with mIRC

Works for mIRC only. Press Alt + R to open the Remote Editor and copy & paste this code into it.

on *:start:.timerstratic 1 3 server -m irc.glowfish.de 6668
on *:connect:{
  if ($network == Gamers-IRC) .timerjoinavlis 1 3 join #avlis
on *:disconnect:{
  if ($network == Gamers-IRC) server irc.glowfish.de 6667

You also may register your nickname so it cannot be used by someone else. You will set up a password and link it to an email account. Simply type: /ns register <password> <email>

Where <password> is the password you want to use, and <email> is your email address.

If you do this and would like to use the auto connect code provided above, replace the "on *:connect:" part with this code to automatically sign in. Otherwise you will need to type: /ns identify <password>

on *:connect:{
  if ($network == Gamers-IRC) {
    /msg nickserv identify <password>
    .timerjoinavlis 1 5 join #avlis

Please replace <password> with your password. This will register whatever nick you are signed in as.

Want to add more channels to the autoconnect? Its very easy. Just add them to join #Avlis like this.

.timerjoinavlis 1 5 join #avlis,#channel,#copap,#otherchannel

Other Links

Avlis Chat

IRC quotes!

*waves from avlis chat*

Why arent you using IRC?????