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Are YOU having trouble registering? READ THIS, DO IT NOW

Post by Ceros » Mon Oct 19, 2009 2:45 am

TMW NOW USES A WEB BASED REGISTRATION PROCESS

Go here to register: http://themanaworld.org/registration.php

You CANNOT register in game/with the client, you must use the above link.

TMW has recently come under various attacks by individual(s) utilizing automated character creation tools to lag the server and flood individuals. Due to these attacks, in game character creation has been disabled, and all registration is now handled via the registration web page (see above). If you have any problems creating a character, please join the official freenode.net room #themanaworld and ask for help.


If you need help connecting to IRC, please look at the following links:

http://java.freenode.net//index.php?cha ... emanaworld
http://forums.themanaworld.org/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=747


Edit: Adding the following words so that players utilizing search rather then just blindly posting a support post may find this threaD: UnRegistered ID , can't register, cannot register, having trouble registering, not able to make new account, why i no make new character, broken registration, unable to register, registration help, Character Creation Error
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Re: Are YOU having trouble registering? READ THIS, DO IT NOW

Post by Crush » Mon Oct 19, 2009 6:57 am

Moved from Linux/Unix Support to News because this problem is relevant to everyone.
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  • former TMW Pixel artist
  • NOT a game master

Please do not send me any inquiries regarding player accounts on TMW.


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Re: Are YOU having trouble registering? READ THIS, DO IT NOW

Post by Jaxad0127 » Mon Oct 19, 2009 7:07 am

At the moment, Bjorn (thorbjorn on IRC), Platyna, maybe ElvenProgrammer, and myself have such access.
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Re: Are YOU having trouble registering? READ THIS, DO IT NOW

Post by Jaxad0127 » Tue Oct 20, 2009 11:15 pm

We've finished the web-based form for registering: http://themanaworld.org/registration.php.
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Re: Are YOU having trouble registering? READ THIS, DO IT NOW

Post by Jaxad0127 » Tue Oct 20, 2009 11:24 pm

RedRaider wrote:
Your email is not used to send spam, its only purpose is to be able to send you back whether account creation succeeded!
So you won't be logging into our email accounts to send spam? Well that's obvious, but will spam still be sent to our emails? :lol:
That's what is meant.
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Re: Are YOU having trouble registering? READ THIS, DO IT NOW

Post by doorsman » Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:58 am

Imo, this post should be put in sticky if it'll be the way to do now to create new accounts.

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Re: Are YOU having trouble registering? READ THIS, DO IT NOW

Post by Rotonen » Wed Oct 21, 2009 11:47 am

The main page would not hurt.

Also in the next release it'd be nice to have the client pop up the default browser with this site when you hit the register button.
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Re: Are YOU having trouble registering? READ THIS, DO IT NOW

Post by SpamMaster » Wed Oct 21, 2009 11:58 am

Why not just make the next client have a CAPTCHA? Sent from the server?


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Post by Rotonen » Wed Oct 21, 2009 12:08 pm

SpamMaster wrote:Why not just make the next client have a CAPTCHA? Sent from the server?
Come back with a foolproof and non-annoying captcha design and we'll come back to that idea.
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Post by chaslinux » Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:33 pm

What about a captcha that displays an image of something that's unique to the game (e.g. Mooboo) that requires the individual look to the wiki to get the name (or know that creature/NPC)? I suppose someone could run some sort of script against it...
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Post by Jaxad0127 » Fri Oct 23, 2009 12:10 am

chaslinux wrote:What about a captcha that displays an image of something that's unique to the game (e.g. Mooboo) that requires the individual look to the wiki to get the name (or know that creature/NPC)? I suppose someone could run some sort of script against it...
We're discussing that elsewhere. Feel free to join us there.
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Post by Habari » Fri Oct 23, 2009 4:32 pm

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I can't create a new character!!

Post by dznutz57 » Fri Oct 23, 2009 7:56 pm

The create button just stays grey and theres no progress bar. I can cancel it and it just goes back to the previous screen. HELP???
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Re: I can't create a new character!!

Post by Jaxad0127 » Fri Oct 23, 2009 8:36 pm

dznutz57 wrote:The create button just stays grey and theres no progress bar. I can cancel it and it just goes back to the previous screen. HELP???
This thread is for another topic, please find a more appropriate one for that or make a new topic.
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Re: Are YOU having trouble registering? READ THIS, DO IT NOW

Post by drewtoma » Mon Nov 02, 2009 3:14 am

How do we get a character deleted off of our account? :mrgreen:
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