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How can I play Battlestations Online?

How can I play Battlestations Online?

simply as that, I would like that someone tell me how to play online, I have the game patched to 1.1.1 and thats is. I downloaded gamespy but it takes my game as BSM demo ao. I try to register my account in game and it says "Cannot connect to server bla bla bla"
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Re: How can I play Battlestations Online?

So, gamespy thinks you play with the BSM demo?
Try to reinstall the game, that might solve it.

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Re: How can I play Battlestations Online?

If your game is patched to 1.1.1 version, you should have an info about this. Run the game and take a look in right top corner. There (after loading screens) should be 1.1.1 displayed. Additionally i dont know where you have problem with GameSPy. Are you trying to make account ising build-in game tools? Or via Game Spy website? Sometimes one of the ways d not want to work. Try another way or wait a little, it should help.

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Re: How can I play Battlestations Online?

In the right top corner says 1.1.1. In the Gamespy Arcade software, says I have BSM Demo, but I made a account in the website instead of the ingame tools and I got my account ab, I entered the gamespy lobby but there are no servers ao I have to open some ports or exceptions in firewall to see/join/create servers? Thanks for Reply ab

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About no servers. Please remember our community isn't big. So, you can easy join game lobby and see no servers. Usually we are playing evenings - european time. It not means that you can find servers at european evenings in any time. If you want to play BSM, you need to have patience (sometimes). But - in othe hand - it's not hard to find full server. And game is worth to wait ab

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Yep, I finally got in a match ae We lost but it was fun, thanks for all the support ab cya in game.

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