Protohost Help File


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Command List Categorys
Category 1
Sign Up
Get Help
Get Player Settings
Category 2
Get Games List
Get RST(s)
Change Player Settings


Type I Commands
Type I commands do not require a password to be used. Make them the subject of your e-mail.


Sign Up

Sign up for Protohost games. This creates a player for the e-mail address it is sent from

-= WWW =-
Forms Offline

-= E-Mail =-
1) Compose an e-mail message to protohost@calmdragon.net.
2) In the _subject_, put "Sign Up" (not case sensitive, without quotes).



Get Help
Get this help message

-= WWW =-
This page http://calmdragon.net/games/help.html

-= E-Mail =-
1) Compose an e-mail message to protohost@calmdragon.net.
2) In the _subject_, put "Send Help"
(not case sensitive, without quotes).



Get Player Settings
Gets your current settings and configuration.

-= WWW =-
Most ProtoHost response e-mails have a link to your settings page.

-= E-Mail =-
1) Compose an e-mail message to protohost@calmdragon.net.
2) In the _subject_, put "Send Config"
(not case sensitive, without quotes).



Type II Commands
Type II commands require your password to be used. If you do not remember your password, it can be sent to you via the "Get Player Settings" Type I command above. All type II commands must also be sent from your _primary_ e-mail address.


Get Games List
Get a list of the public games running on Protohost
 
  -= WWW =-
  Forms Offline
 
  -= E-Mail =-
  1) Compose an e-mail message to protohost@calmdragon.net
  2) In the _subject_, put your password
  3) In the _body_ of the message at the beginning of a line
  put "!GameList" (not case sensitive, without quotes).


Get RST(s)
Get your latest RST(s)
 
  -= WWW =-
  Forms Offline
 
  -= E-Mail =-
  1) Compose an e-mail message to protohost@calmdragon.net
  2) In the _subject_, put your password
  3) In the _body_ of the message at the beginning of a line
  put "$SendRST : xx" (not case sensitive, without quotes).
  The 'xx' can be 0 if you want RSTs from all your games
  sent, or be the game number of the game you want your
  RSTs for.


Change Player Settings
To change your settings on Protohost
 
  -= WWW =-
  Not yet implemented - Want to help with the CGI?
 
  -= E-Mail =-
  1) Follow the instructions in the e-mail sent in response
  to the "Get Player Settings" Type I command above.

 
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