FAF now has a Discord server that everyone can use to talk with their friends and clan mates!
What is Discord?
- Discord is a free application for individuals and groups.
- It's a regularly updated voice-chat software that is primarily used for communication whilst gaming.
- In FAF we use it as an easily available platform for voice communication for you and your buddies during games, and for general supcom things.
How to use the FAF Discord server
It's super easy, simply follow this link and you will be taken to an in-browser version of the server. That's it, you are done!
Alternatively you can also download the app here and then click on the above link to have it added to your server list.
- It should be noted that you cannot change your name on this server, so its recommended to sign up with your FAF name.
- However, an administrator or moderator can change your name for you, if you confirm your identity by pming them in the FAF client
Why Discord over Mumble?
FAF also has a Mumble server, which Discord is aiming to be an alternative to. Here is a list of advantages of Discord over mumble:
- Discord features a highly developed chat with embedded images and videos, with multiple channels.
- It works in the browser with no download or setup required at all.
- There is a mobile app for it letting you use our server from a portable device.
- Moderation and permissions, and support are present in Discord to help you out with faf related questions, and make life nice for you in general.
- Both the FAF Discord server and Discord app itself undergo development so you can look forward to new features and functionality.
- You can use discord for things other than FAF, and its very easy to switch servers there.
Other Discord Servers
There are two other notable FAF-related discord servers:
- The Mapping&Modding (M&M) Discord where the map and mod makers of FAF communicate - simply ask for an invite on the FAF discord if youre interested!
- The Player Councillor (PC) Discord, which is created by FtXCommando to organize certain FAF teams moderating for example the ladder map pool, player training and tournaments. Click this link to join!