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Prerequisits

Install Debian 7(Wheezy) or Debian 8(Jessie) i386 architecture:

https://www.debian.org/releases/jessie/debian-installer/


Update Package Manager Sources and add contrib. See below:

vi /etc/apt/sources.list

deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ jessie main contrib
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ jessie main contrib

deb http://security.debian.org/ jessie/updates main
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ jessie/updates main


Install SSHD if not installed via the installer

apt-get install openssh-server


Enable root login at GUI


vi /etc/gdm3/daemon.conf

Add AllowRoot=true under the security section

...
[security]
AllowRoot=true
...


vi /etc/pam.d/gdm3

Comment out the following line:

...
#auth   required        pam_succeed_if.so user != root quiet_success
...


Logout and log in using root



Install Subversion

apt-get install subversion


Checkout BBS package

svn co https://svn.jmehan.com:8443/svn/PROJECTS/bbs


Install BBS

cd bbs

install.sh


Run

startbbs

stopbbs

Renegade BBS

With the BBS Running, VNC into the instance at IP:1

Configuration

Configure the BBS for 6 nodes

echo 6 > /dos/numnodes


From an xterm issue the following command:

dosconsole


From the DosEmu terminal perform the following steps:

g:

cd g:\rg

renegade -n1 local


Select S - System Config

Select A -  Main BBS Configuration

Configure these values to your hearts content.


System Toggles


New User Question Toggles


User Editor

From the local window, select U

Update the SYSOP user.


Update the drop file location for all of the nodes


Repeat the following steps for all 6+ nodes from a dosconsole:

g:

cd g:\rg

renegade -n<nodeNumber> -l

Select S - System Config, then B - Modem/Node Configuration

Update "B - Drop File Location" with the folder

G:\RG\TEMP<nodeNumber>



Tradewars 2002

Installation

Start by buying a license if you still can. 


Start DOSEmu

dosemu


Install from DOSEMU

g:

cd g:\doors\tw2002

install.bat

If you need to redo the BIG BANG, you will find a file called bigbang.exe in the tradewars folder.

bigbang.exe


Configure TradeWars


tedit.exe

Select O - BBS node editor

Update B - Path to Drop File and C - BBS Drop file type for all of the nodes you are configuring.

Fill in Path to Drop File, Drop file type.

For Node1:

Drop Pathg:\rg\temp1
BBS Drop File TypeDOOR


Configure Renegade

In Renegade, perform the following steps:


Using Dosemu

g:

cd g:\rg

local.bat

Select # for the menu editor

Select M and 17

Select C

Select M and 1

Configure like above. 


Update the tw2002.bat file

edit tw2002.bat


@echo off
g:
cd g:\rd\doors\tw2002
call tw2002.exe TWNODE=%1
rem pause

If you are having issues, uncomment the pause to see the error.

References

Renegade

Trade Wars 2002

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