What’s the difference between Usenet and modern day message boards?

Question by Chase: What’s the difference between Usenet and modern day message boards? Best answer: Answer by TechSonoThe primary difference is that Usenet is a separate network. It can run independent of the internet, and uses the NNTP protocol as opposed to the web’s HTTP protocol. Usenet “binary” newsgroups can also contain files, 7.5 terabytes […]

RPG Pondering: Message Boards & Newsgroups

I talk about my favorite text-based ways to communicate with fellow gamers. 3.5 Private Sanctuary forum.35privatesanctuary.com The RPGsite www.therpgsite.com Fear the Boot www.feartheboot.com Giant in the Playground (Order of the Stick) www.giantitp.com The RPG.net forum.rpg.net Usenet Info www.usenet.com Eternal September eternal-september.org Thunderbird www.mozilla.org

RPG Resources: Usenet, Message Boards & Web Forums

I talk about some online text based resources for those that play tabletop role-playing games. Usenet info: en.wikipedia.org Places that I visit regularly: forum.35privatesanctuary.com www.therpgsite.com www.feartheboot.com www.giantitp.com forum.rpg.net Places I visit less frequently: brilliantgameologists.com www.rpglife.com paizo.com forums.palladium-megaverse.com

Technical Operational Details of Free Usenet Servers and Message Transmission

Technical Operational Details of Free Usenet Servers and Message Transmission Basically, Usenet is only a set of protocols that generate, store and retrieve news ‘messages’ and ‘articles’ so that they are exchanged as free Usenet reading materials with a wide distribution for a large readership. As such, such free Usenet protocols use special flooding algorithm […]