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[tutorial] How to upload a recorded game?

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[tutorial] How to upload a recorded game?

Postby  _42_Nanito_Arg » Sat Sep 25, 2010 10:31 am

hi i want to know how to upload any record because i have some interestings ones :D
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Re: how to upload a record?

Postby  BugA_the_Great » Sat Sep 25, 2010 11:58 am

Hi _42_Nanito_Arg,

Here`s a short tutorial on game uploading:

1) First, it is recommended to rename the game file into something meaningful (like "Bope vs brother_leo (douche) - 23-Dec-2007 21`07`10.mgx"), rather then just leaving it as "recorded game - 23-Dec-2007 21`07`10.mgx" (also, AoCZone may rename the game file for you, more about it later).

2) If the game is already renamed (or you want AoCZone to rename it), pack the game file(s) (.mgx) into ZIP (you may use WinZIP, WinRAR, or any other archiver/file packer that can pack into ZIP format). Packing a file decrease it`s size like 10x (for example, turning 2.5 MB file to 300 KB file).

NOTE: Uploading limit is 10 MB per single file (but you may upload more files in one post).

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Image 3) Now that you have prepared your recorded game file, you may upload it on AoCZone. How to do that? First, choose appropriate forum for uploading (for example "Daily games", "Expert games"...) Then, you may want to open a new topic for it. Once you click on the new topic button, you`ll get a usual page where you can give a name to your topic, and write text in the topic body. Bellow the text box, there is a blue "Options" panel. Beside "Options", it says "Upload attachment" - click it.

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Image4) In "Upload attachment" panel, there`s a "Choose..." (or "Browse...") button - click it, and select your packed recorded game file (for example, "MyGame.zip"), and click "Open". If you want, you may enter a comment about the uploaded
game(s) in the "File comment:" field. If you want AoCZone to rename your game files automatically (in format Player1+Player2-VS-Player3+Player4--MAPNAME--DATE.mgx), tick (select) "Rename files:" box. If it as a game played on Voobly, select the desired ladder (Random Map (default), Custom Scenario, Deathmatch) so the ratings of the players are shown.

5) Now click "Add the file", and wait while the file is being uploaded. Once it finishes, page will refresh, and you will see an attached file bellow the text box. If you entered topic name and desired text, you may click "Preview" button to see how your post looks like with game(s) attached, or "Submit" button to confirm posting and publish the post.

That`s about it, if you have any questions or experience any problems, ask here ;)
Go now and post those games already :D
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Re: [tutorial] How to upload a recorded game?

Postby  imomar » Sat Sep 25, 2010 8:58 pm

why u show him 24 he gonna spamm with he is recs now 11
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Re: [tutorial] How to upload a recorded game?

Postby  Dimm_Arg » Mon Nov 01, 2010 4:25 pm

EPV Nanito
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Re: how to upload a record?

Postby  Iron Hide » Sun Feb 10, 2013 7:40 am

Hey man, i followed your coment to up load a rec, but it does not appear, like others y can see names, time avancing, chat :/ .. can u help me plz
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Re: [tutorial] How to upload a recorded game?

Postby  BugA_the_Great » Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:29 pm

Can you tell me what did you do?
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Re: [tutorial] How to upload a recorded game?

Postby  timtim » Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:14 am

Maybe he upped in rar and not in zip.
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Re: [tutorial] How to upload a recorded game?

Postby  k_the_foodie » Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:51 pm

Thank you for helping. :)
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