ssh firstname.lastname@example.org(using the username i gave you). The first time you do this, you will get a warning message about keys, to which you should say "yes". When prompted, enter the password i gave you.
At this point, you will be looking at a prompt which looks like
%This allows you to enter commands while logged into the remote machine seaborgium-ini.ini.cmu.edu. At this prompt, type
./game.plto start the game. You should get the message
Logged in as gm Joined channel #simcapIf anyone is running IRC at this time, they will now be able to send messages to the user gm, which is the robot.
./game.plagain, as above. The program should report
attempting to restore state from filewhen it starts. The robot saves its state only once per round, so, the most recent game round may need to be replayed, but you should not have to start the game from scratch.
However, because of the backups mentioned above, the robot will
attempt to restore your game when it restarts. If this is not what
you want, i.e. if you want to start over entirely from scratch,
then, before you type
./game.pl to restart the
rm backupfile.dataThis will remove the saved state file, so that you can start the game over.