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General information

GvM2 server uses WorldGate to manage all the files that are needed to play on GvM2. WorldGate is a program that only downloads the changed parts of the world when that is updated, it does not download complete PWC files, but only the parts that are changed.


NOTE: The world is currently in closed-beta. So you are not able to join via these instructions. Visit the forum for more info.

Quick installation and use guide

  1. Download and install the the WorldGate client here.
  2. Run the WorldGate program, and click 'New'.
  3. In the new window, click 'from URL'.
  4. Enter 'www.gondorvsmordor.com' and press 'Ok'.
  5. Press 'test & exit'.
  6. To start downloading the required files, click 'check for new files'.

Long installation and use guide

Although it might look like a complicated thing to do, it is accually quite easy. To make sure you wont get lost, there are many screenshots to guide you trough it. Keep the above quick installation-steps in the back side of your head, so you know what you are doing in the long installation guide.

Download

  • Download the WorldGate client here, and *choose to save it on your computer.

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  • Select save, and save the file on your computer.

Install

  • When the download is completed, open the downloaded file named WorldGateClient.msi. You can doubleclick it to run the file. (It may ask if you are sure that you want to run the unsigned program, click 'Yes'.)


  • Click 'Next':

WGSetup001.JPG

  • Click 'Next':

WGSetup002.JPG

  • Click 'Install':

WGSetup003.JPG

  • Wait while the program installs:

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  • Click 'Finish':

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Running for the first time

  • Start the WorldGate client by clicking the WordGate client icon.

WGIcon.JPG

Tip: When a input box is red in the WorldGate client, it contains an error.

  • Click 'new':

Client001.JPG

  • Click 'from URL':

Client002.JPG

  • Enter: 'www.gondorvsmordor.com' and click 'OK':

Client003.JPG

  • Click 'test & exit':

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Normal operation

  • Start the WorldGate client by clicking the WordGate client icon, if you closed it.

WGIcon.JPG

  • Click 'check for new files':

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  • Don't panic, it will download the files in a compressed state. The accual download is, at this moment, 42MB.

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  • In the main window you see the total progress, the current file progress is displayed in the smaller window.

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Tip: you can click 'check & connect', it will launch your NWN2 game when all files are updated.

Once ingame

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