Retronet is born for the purpose of anything related to Retro gaming or computing. We are a small network with hopes of growing and we are always open to suggestions. There will be topics covering Atari, Commodore, Coleco Adam, Nintendo, Sega, Colecovision, Neo Geo, etc.
-=-RetroNet Application-=- 05/25/2018 ===========================================================
As of 11/18/2016 we now offer QWK and BinkP transfers!
Fill out the form below from APP START to APP END for FTP,
BinkP or QWK and e-mail to email@example.com. You
may fill out online application for BinkP on Necronomicon
BBS at: necrobbs.strangled.net port 23. You also send the
application via fidonet netmail to: Carlos Roldan@1:322/756
FTP is only available for Amiga CNet v5.21b at this time.
CNet systems just fill out APP START (FTP) and you are done.
All information received on this application will be kept
confidential where applicable.
The Name/Domain of the network is "retronet"
Hub node number is: 80:774/0
You will be connecting to: necrobbs.strangled.net Port 24554
to poll for your messages.
If you are located in area that there is a host, you will
be given instructions.
Some systems may be required to HIDE AKA's.
You may obtain the latest infopack with nodelist included by telnet: necrobbs.strangled.net (No need to create account)
APP START (FTP) Amiga CNet v5.21b+ only at this time
BBS Telnet Addy.:
Telnet Port #...:
FTP Name Desired:
APP END (FTP)
APP START (BinkP) (Complete only if Choosing BinkP method)
If any of the below is not applicable to you, please put "N/A"
Your BinkP port#:
BBS Telnet Addy.:
Telnet Port #...:
--------------------------- CONNECTION INFO -------------------------------- Note: FTN BinkP Style Only Offered Method.
Desired FTN Session Password (all capital letters, you may use numbers)
Desired Allfix/Areafix Password (all capital letters, you may use numbers)
Cram-MD5? Yes[ ] No[ ]
Desired .TIC Password
Desired PKT Password
============================================================================ APP END (BinkP)
APP START (QWK) ============================================================================ (Only if choosing QWK method)
Create your account by telnet to Freeway BBS at freeway.apana.org.au with
your BBS QWKD id and password you will be using. You must contact the sysop from that system for further instructions by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
You must also provide him with information below:
Your BBS Name:
Your Real Name:
Your QWK ID (Up to 8 characters):
YOUR QWK ID MUST BE THE SAME AS QWK NAME YOU USE ON YOUR SYSTEM!
Coneference ID numbers for QWK.
11001 Commodore Computers/Software/Hardware
11002 Amiga Computers/Software/Hardware
11003 Coleco Adam Computer/Software/Hardware
11004 Atari Computers/Software/Hardware
11005 BBS Advertisements
11006 RetroNet General Chat
11007 RetroNet Classifieds
11008 RetroNet Test Echo
11009 Any Retro PC Related Chat
11010 Gaming Consoles/Handhelds Related
11011 RetroNet Administration
11012 Suggestions For RetroNet
11013 Emulating Retro Systems
11014 Sinclair Systems
11015 MS-DOS Related
11016 Apple Systems
11018 Old Mainframes Related ============================================================================ APP END (QWK)
*If you don't run a BBS, please state a system name you will be known by.
Note: You will receive a Node number in an e-mail between 24-48 hours.
Thanks for applying for a node.
As of 06/07/2017 All regular nodes are allowed to add point systems. For example, if your node is 80:774/0 you are allowed to add 80:774/0.1 and so on. Point systems will not be included in the regular nodelist. Each system sysop will be in charge of adding point systems on their own.