19
Feb

Valentines From My Perspective

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On Friday, Neil and I took Allie and Tiece out to dinner.  It was nice.

29
Dec

2014 Bootclub Mumble Server

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So you got the hookup to our Mumble server.  Congratulations! Here's what to do:
Setting up Mumble
What you need:

  1. Mumble installation program
  2. Speakers
  3. Microphone is usually optional, but necessary for smacktalk

How to do it

  1. Dowload current version of Mumble (1.2.4 as of this writing) from http://mumble.sourceforge.net and install program.
  2. Run Mumble
  3. Perform audio wizard if you plan on using microphone. Can skip audio wizard if you will only be listening to chat.

Add our server

  1. Click 'Server' then 'Connect' to bring up the 'Mumble Server Connect' screen
  2. Click 'Add New'
  3. Give the server a Label like 'bootclub server' or 'big negatory'
  4. Set the address to mumble.bootclub.net
  5. Change the port from its default setting to 4262
  6. Pick a username, probably your real name or game name, like 'josh' or 'belisle'
  7. Our server password is 'priestsrock', if it asks for it
  8. Connect to the Bootclub Mumble Server 

 
 
You should have a working Mumble connection now. The default setting is 'Voice Activity' which may work for you, but you may want to adjust it to 'Push to Talk' on the Input Settings section of the Settings menu. If you have any other questions, ask your sponsor.

12
Oct

New Minecraft & Backup Mumble Servers!

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We've decided to start up a Minecraft server again!  This means we'll have two new features: 

  1. the new minecraft server
  2. a new backup mumble server

If you want to play minecraft with us, the server info is:

minecraft.bootclub.net:26865
password: (will edit this when we set one)

Not interested in minecraft? You'll still want to add the backup mumble server, in case the main mumble server ever goes down:

mumblebackup.bootclub.net
port: 1962

password: priestsrock

Also, we now support communal fleecing!  If you'd like to contribute to the server upkeep, click the link below.  Monthly minecraft/backup rent is only $10.00, so a little goes a long way... but (sadly) the mininum contribution is about $8.00.  

12
Oct

HELP PAY FOR OUR SERVERS!

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28
Dec

Bootclub Mumble Server

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So you got the hookup to our Mumble server.  Congratulations! Here's what to do:

Setting up Mumble
What you need:

  1. Mumble installation program
  2. Speakers
  3. Microphone is usually optional, but necessary for smacktalk

How to do it

  1. Dowload current version of Mumble (1.2.2 as of this writing) from http://mumble.sourceforge.net and install program.
  2. Run Mumble
  3. Perform audio wizard if you plan on using microphone. Can skip audio wizard if you will only be listening to chat.

Add our server

  1. Click 'Server' then 'Connect' to bring up the 'Mumble Server Connect' screen
  2. Click 'Add New'
  3. Give the server a Label like 'bootclub server' or 'big negatory'
  4. Set the address to mumble.bootclub.net
  5. Change the port from its default setting to 1537
  6. Pick a username, probably your real name or game name, like 'josh' or 'belisle'
  7. Our server password is 'priestsrock' 
  8. Connect to the Bootclub Mumble Server 

 
 
You should have a working Mumble connection now. The default setting is 'Voice Activity' which may work for you, but you may want to adjust it to 'Push to Talk' on the Input Settings section of the Settings menu. If you have any other questions, ask your sponsor.

3
May

Progress

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So... just a quick look at our progress in Minecraft:

click image for larger version
 
 
 
Pretty cool. 
 
Also, if you're hardcore, click here for the Big Huge 16MB render of the whole world: Minecraft050212large.png
2
Apr

Worst Company in America

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Consumerist.com is doing its annual 'Worst Company in America' bracket, following the NCAA schedule more or less.

This year's final two contenders: Bank of America vs EA.

Go here to cast your vote: http://consumerist.com/2012/04/worst-company-in-america-2012-final-death-match-bank-of-america-vs-ea.html

Yeah, I voted for EA. 

31
Mar

New Minecraft Server!

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After having great success with Multiplay.co.uk's mumble server, we've decided to give their Minecraft server a try. Here's how to get access:

  1. Login to Minecraft, then go to 'Multiplayer'
  2. Click 'Add Server'
  3. Type a name under 'Server Name', such as "Bootclub Minecraft"
  4. Under 'Server Address', type either minecraft.bootclub.net:28965 or 72.249.94.3:28965
  5. Click 'Done'
  6. Join the Bootclub Server
30
Dec

Guild Must-haves: Mumble

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We're getting ready for the first 10-man run of the year, and there's a couple of things you'll need before we go: Mumble voice chat. Mumble is a free, open-source chat program (like Ventrillo, but a better fit for our situation). Read on for download locations and installation help. Setting up Mumble What you need: 1. Mumble installation program 2. Speakers 3. Microphone is usually optional, but necessary for smacktalk How to do it: 1. Dowload current version of Mumble (1.2.2 as of this writing) from http://mumble.sourceforge.net and install program. 2. Run Mumble 3. Perform audio wizard if you plan on using microphone. Can skip audio wizard if you will only be listening to chat. 4. Add our server 1. click 'Server' then 'Connect' to bring up the 'Mumble Server Connect' screen 2. click 'Add New' 3. give the server a Label like 'guild server' or 'big negatory' or 'poop' 4. set the address to mumble.bootclub.net (no apostrophes) 5. change the port from its default setting to 1537 6. pick a username, probably your real name or game name, like 'josh' or 'belisle' 7. our server password is 'priestsrock' 5. Connect to the Bootclub/Big Negatory Mumble Server You should have a working Mumble connection now. The default setting is 'Voice Activity' which may work for you, but you may want to adjust it to 'Push to Talk' on the Input Settings section of the Settings menu. If you have any other questions, logon to WoW and ask Josh.

20
Jan

Tuesday Must-haves: Mumble and Omen

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We're getting ready for the first 10-man run of the year, and there's a couple of things you'll need before we go: Mumble voice chat and Omen threatmeter.  Mumble is a free, open-source chat program (like Ventrillo, but a better fit for our situation) and Omen is the de facto standard threatmeter.  Read on for download locations and installation help.

Setting up Mumble

What you need:

  1. Mumble installation program
  2. Speakers
  3. Microphone is usually optional, but necessary for smacktalk

How to do it:

  1. Dowload current version of Mumble  (1.1.6 as of this writing) from http://mumble.sourceforge.net and install program. 
  2. Run Mumble
  3. Perform audio wizard if you plan on using microphone.  Can skip audio wizard if you will only be listening to chat.
  4. Add a custom server
    1. click 'Server' then 'Connect' to bring up the 'Mumble Server Connect' screen
    2. click 'Custom Servers'
    3. give the server a Label like 'boot club' or 'big negatory' or 'poop'
    4. set the address to 'bootclub.game-host.org' (no apostrophes)
    5. leave the port as its default, 64738
    6. pick a username, probably your real name or game name, like 'josh' or 'belisle'
    7. our server password is 'priestsrock'
  5. Connect to the Bootclub Mumble Server
  6. Adjust the World of Warcraft overlay
    1. click 'Configure' then 'Settings'
    2. check the 'Expert Config' box at the bottom left of the settings screen
    3. scroll down and view the overlay menu
    4. change the topmost menu from 'Show Everyone' to 'Show Only Talking'
    5. click 'Apply' then 'OK'

You should have a working Mumble connection now.  The default setting is 'Voice Activity' which may work for you, but you may want to adjust it to 'Push to Talk' on the Input Settings section of the Settings menu.  If you have any other questions, logon to WoW and ask Josh.

 

Setting up Omen Threatmeter

What you need:

  1. Omen threatmeter zip file, available from http://wow.curse.com/downloads/wow-addons/details/omen-threat-meter.aspx
  2. Find your WoW installation directory 

How to do it:

  1. Unzip the Omen zip file to your WoW addons folder, \World of Warcraft\Interface\AddOns
  2. Reboot WoW
  3. Enable the Omen addon from your character selection screen

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