d10sfan Jan 10, 2013 @ 1:21pm
X3 Linux Beta Sign up
There's a new thread on egosoft's site (X3 developers) for joining the beta test of X3R. Found it on reddit (http://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/comments/16blmc/egosoft_starts_signup_for_x3_linux_beta_l3_devnet/)

You'll need to have a forum account, and setup your DEVNET membership, which is in the user profile section.

Direct link to the thread: http://forum.egosoft.com/viewtopic.php?p=4005738
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J0k3r Jan 10, 2013 @ 2:03pm 
no longer accessible :(
J0k3r Jan 10, 2013 @ 2:04pm 
do you perhaps need an specific user level to access the thread?
d10sfan Jan 10, 2013 @ 2:25pm 
I believe you have to sign up for the devnet in your profile before you can see the thread. At first, I wasn't able to see the thread after doing that, so they might be doing something manually. After a while, I was able to get in.

To sign up for the devnet, click on your username on the top of the page under Profile, then scroll to the bottom and click yes near: "I want to participate in the X-DEVNET". Then you should be able to fill out some more information and click submit.

You should see User-Level: 3 under your username in the profile section on the top right of the page after doing this.

Hope that helps
J0k3r Jan 10, 2013 @ 2:28pm 
yes, i already did that, i just wondered if you had to sign the NDA and get a higher security level. Anyway, could you post a screenshot of the thread?
J0k3r Jan 10, 2013 @ 2:31pm 
ok, it works for me now. seems like you have to wait like 30 min for the system to 'register' your dev status. it's still odd that you get a misleading 'thread not existent'-error when you don't have the sufficient rights :(
Iifrit Jan 10, 2013 @ 2:33pm 
Well the thread does simply exist for you if don't have the rights. ;-)
d10sfan Jan 10, 2013 @ 2:39pm 
Ah ok nice! Hope to see the beta start soon, interested to see the game and their others (hopefully in the future) working on Linux well
n5 Jan 11, 2013 @ 1:50am 
Just opted into devnet, waiting to be able to view the thread.
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