V8Central uses an IRC channel so users can chat to each other, interactively, online.


Next (official) chat session : Sunday 8pm (Sydney time)
Unofficial chat : Almost any time, if someone is online.

Here's the steps for joining us in our brand new chat room (choose the section that suits you best) :

1. I don't want to install any software, I just want to chat

Click here to popup the chat in a new window, you just need to select a username and login.

You will have to :

  • authorise the Java class download

  • type in your nickname

  • wait a few seconds for the connection to be established

2. I want to install some custom IRC software to chat to others

3 easy steps :

  • Download the client software by clicking here

  • Install the software by following the prompts

  • After installation click on the "V8Central Chat" icon
    (Start -> Programs -> mIRC -> V8Central Chat)
    The first time you use the program you'll have to specify a Nickname and click "Connect to IRC Server", the rest is easy.

  • 3. I know about IRC, I just want the IRC settings to connect

    Server Name : irc.myhomeintexas.us
    Port No : 6667
    Room : #v8central

    That's it - you're online !

    V8Central also recommends the use of Trillian.

    "Trillian is everything you need for instant messaging. Connect to ICQ®, AOL Instant Messenger(SM), MSN Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger and IRC in a single, sleek and slim interface." Click here, then choose the Download link.

    Trillian can be the central point for all your ICQ, AOL, MSN, Yahoo and IRC chats (works with V8Central chat as well !)