Welcome to Epic-nations Hexchat page
Go to the bottom of the page to download Hexchat.
What is hexchat?
HexChat is an IRC client based on XChat, but unlike XChat it’s completely free for both Windows and Unix-like systems. Since XChat is open source, it’s perfectly legal.
- Easy to use and customizable interface
- Cross-platform on Windows, OS X, and Unix-like OSes
- Highly scriptable with Python and Perl
- Translated in multiple languages
- Fully open source and actively developed
- Multi-network with auto-connect, join, and identify
- Spellcheck, Proxies, SASL, DCC support and more
Before we begin,
be sure to Register by visiting https://epic-nation.com/iregister or by clicking HERE
Download Hexchat by scrolling to the bottom of the page
Open the setup and click Next
Accept the agreement and click Next
Choose where you want to install, (Default is c:\program files\HexChat) and then click next
Select your components. If you are confused or just don’t know what to do, choose Normal Installation.) Click Next
Usually another window would have opened by now, this one is asking if you would like to make your download portable. (if you are confused or just don’t know what to do, keep it unchecked). Click Next
This is the summary page, just click Install.
Once it has finished installing, Check “Run HexChat after closing the Wizard” and click Finish.
Congratulations, you have successfully installed Hexchat. Now to configure it. Once hexchat is opened you should see the Network list, if nothing has popped up, click on Hexchat on the tool bar and click network list. (sorry for the small picture)
Fill in the information you see (Nick name; Second choice(if your nickname is unavailable) third choice and a username)
Next, click ADD and replace New Network with geekirc
Click EDIT with geekirc selected.
Replace “newserver/6667” with irc.geeksirc.net/6667
Click on the Autojoin channels tab and then click Add
Replace #channel with #epicnation then press enter
Click on Add and replace the new #channel with #epicnation-achievement and press enter.
Repeat until you have added the following channels
Now, click on the Connect Commands and then click Add
Replace ECHO Hello with /msg nickserv identify nickname password (replace nickname and password with the nickname and password you used to register before the first step)
Last but not least, click Connect
You should now be connected to our IRC channel