‘The Pit’ fTelnet Problem

May 11th, 2018|BBS Info|

It was reported to me that the door game 'The Pit' has an issue when loaded from the browser/website/WSS/fTelnet. After running for the first time, you will be asked if you can see colors and

Contest Started

April 30th, 2018|BBS Info|

The door games have been reset and the contest is live. Most actions on the BBS will award points. At the end of the month I will contact who won and get an address to

Door Game Resets

April 4th, 2018|BBS Info|

On May 1st I will reset many of the locally ran door games running on Archaic Binary. The following games will be reset: Arrow Bridge Arrow Bridge II Darkness LORD The PIT Usurper The following

BBSLink Wall C# Win32 Client

February 27th, 2018|BBS Info, Software|

Available is my C# Win32 client for DOOR32.SYS generating BBS systems that can execute .NET 2.0 code and wish to join the BBSLink public Oneliners (Wall). This door like my others requires the RMLib C#

HTTPmodem

February 25th, 2018|BBS Info, Software|

I've polished up my utility I'm calling HTTPmodem. It's a file transfer protocol for BBSes. It will allow a Sysop to upload, copy, build HTTP(S) URLs for users to download files from their BBS. You

Web BBS Client Updated

February 22nd, 2018|BBS Info|

I have updated the HTML5 web client on the Connect page. Most notable feature of this new version is that it allows you to click on HTTP links that the BBS generates. If you want

General Code Cleanup

February 18th, 2018|BBS Info|

Fixed a handful of small issues with the BBS software. Messaging the sysop was generating messages but not sending them to my email directly. Fixed a few screens with incorrect color codes. Fixed a bug

Social Media Cleanup

February 18th, 2018|BBS Info|

Discord and Minds integration was cleaned up. The URL was removed from both. Discord seems more "spammy" with the links, and Minds has globally blacklisted the google shorting URL service (the shorting URL I use

File Functions Fixed

February 18th, 2018|BBS Info|

Working with another BBS user we found file uploads to Archaic Binary not working, once that was fixed they were very slow. After much testing I have decided to remove file upload functions inside of

Multiple Connection Methods

IRC Server Information (ArakNet Servers)

  • Address (irc.twinklebbs.net) join #mystic.
  • Join #archaicbinary on EFnet. This channel is linked to our Discord server.

External Services / Messaging / Status

  • HTTP File Transfer (Archaic.Link) [Encrypted Connection]
  • Discord [Encrypted Connection]
  • Facebook [Encrypted Connection]
  • Gab.ai [Encrypted Connection]
  • Minds.com [Encrypted Connection]
  • Reddit (Reddit Reader) [Encrypted Connection]
  • Twitter [Encrypted Connection]
  • BBSLink Public Shared Wall (Oneliners)
  • IRC Local Chat Service
  • MRC Global Chat Service
  • Lots of Custom API Managed Programs/Doors

Game Networks

  • BBSLink Gaming Network
  • Door Party [Encrypted Connection]
  • Valhalla Trade Wars Server
  • Black Country Rock Server
  • CombatNET Gaming Server
  • Exodus Games Server [Encrypted Connection]

Cannot Connect? Connection Issues?

  • Check our blocklists for your IP address: Honey Pot, FireHol_Level3, Sigma Projects
  • Temporary Ban: If your IP address tried connecting too many times (too many sessions) it’s an hour ban.

Two Factor Authentication

  • Use Authy, Google Authenticator, or any other compatible app.

Easy Download Protocols

  • HTTPS, ZModem, YModem-G
    • Easy click to download or copy/paste URL into browser.
    • No more messy legacy *modem protocols. Extremely fast transfers.
    • ZModem and YModem-G available for expert users.

Privacy Enabled

  • No need for any personal information or even an email address.

Message Networks

  • Local Message Bases
  • Agoranet, Amiganet, CombatNET
  • DOREnet, Fidonet, LinuxNet
  • Micronet, SpookNet, SportNet

RSS Feeds

Recommended Telnet Clients

  • SyncTERM [Download Page] Supports SSH and Telnet. Great colors and ANSI emulation. Portable version available. ZModem downloads over Telnet and SSH.
  • MagiTERM [Download Page] Supports SSH. Great colors and ANSI emulation. ZModem downloads over SSH.
  • NetRUNNER [Download Page] Supports Telnet only (as of this writing) as well as ZModem downloads over Telnet.
  • mTelnet [Download Page] Supports Telnet only (as of this writing) as well as ZModem downloads over Telnet.