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The Holy Knights of Westmarch
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Hydra Chat

Hydra Chat is a Windows application that needs little configuration to connect to the monthly meeting of the Holy Knights of Westmarch.

Hydra Configuration Instructions

  1. Download the Pre-Configured HydraIRC zip package.
  2. Unzip the zip package and place the files where you want on your Windows filesystem. A good choice might be in C:\Program Files
  3. Run the "HydraIRC.exe" file.
  4. You should see the following pop-up. Click "Yes"
    HydraIRC Screenshot 1
  5. You should see a new pop-up titled "Preferences" Make sure that "User Identities" is selected on the left-side, then click the "New" button.
  6. You should see the following pop-up, only with blank text-boxes.
    HydraIRC Screenshot 3

    Type in your information into the following fields:
    • Identity Description
    • Real Name
    • Username
    • Nick
  7. Next click the "Add" button which will add your new User Identity to the listbox in the middle.
  8. Next click "OK" to close this pop-up, and click "OK" again to close the next pop-up.
  9. Now click on the Favorites menu and select the "#hkw on irc.enterthegame.com" server and you should connect.

You may need to unblock a port or the HydraIRC application so you can get through your firewall software.