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PLAYING TANTRIX ONLINE
The Multiplayer Game

We recommend you read the short introduction on how to play Tantrix online before either registering as a player or entering the lobby as a guest. You will need a java enabled web browser to play. If you haven't registered yet, you can do this here. If you encounter problems, follow this link for advice on how to set up java on your machine and how to configure your browser correctly. If all else fails, send us an email with a description of the error and we'll do our best to help you solve the problem.
Guest Login

Guest logins are quick, perfect if you just want to have a look. You can play and spectate like any other player, but games do not count towards any rankings. Occasional and regular players are encouraged to register to get their own identity.

Advantages of playing as a guest:
  • Quick and easy, no registration required
  • Games will not count towards any rankings
  • You will be anonymous in the lobby
Registered Player Login

Log straight in if you have an account already. Fill out your details, press "Enter" and the lobby will start loading. This process may take a minute or two depending on the speed of your connection. Please be patient. For faster access in future, tick the "Set login cookie" box and bookmark this page once the lobby has come up. The browser will remember your password.

Nick name:  Password:  Set Login Cookie

Advantages of registering as a player:
  • Games will count towards your ranking
  • Games will count towards your opponents ranking, making it more fun for them
  • Other players are more likely to chat and help you because you are not anonymous

Your Java Version

This browser does not have a Java Plug-in.

This section contains a small applet which allows your to test if Java is installed properly on your machine. If Java is working, you should see a red oval displayed on the left, which shows your java version in the center. If there is none, get the Java Plug-in here.

If you see a popup window asking you to activate Java, the answer must be "Yes", and use the option "Always activate plugins for this site", if it is offered.

Player Details

  • View registration information
  • Recover a lost password
  • Change player details
  • Upload a picture
  • View playing statistics


Solving Puzzles Online

The three most popular Tantrix puzzles - Solitaire, Discovery and Xtreme are available for online play at Shockwave.com. To play the puzzles, you will need the latest Shockwave Player which is included in most modern browsers. If the player is not yet installed on your system, download it from Adobe's download page. It's free. Alternatively, you can play the Discovery Puzzles at Tantrix.com. You will need a java-enabled browser.


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Last update: November, 2014