Most games, especially MMORPGs, require teamwork. This can only be achieved if the players are well aware of the gameplay, mastering their basic skills and abilities, as well as with good coordination of joint actions. In order not to be distracted by the discussion of the next steps in the game chat, many gamers install various utilities with which you can exchange voice messages online. The most popular among gamers is the RaidCall program. How to use this utility, how much will it cost and what are the system requirements for it? We will try to tell about all this in the article.
What is RK? Program Features
RaidCall (the utility also functions in Russian) rightfully occupies one of the first places among all programs for voice communication online. As mentioned above, it is especially popular among MMORPG fans. Its main advantage is the minimum sound delay, as well as low weight. In addition, install the programRaidCall on a computer and using it is not at all difficult. In addition, for constant communication during the game, you do not have to rent various servers, much less install them.
The latest version of RaidCall has the following features:
- integration of the software interface allows you to use the utility while even a very powerful game program is running, which does not affect the speed of data transfer from the user's computer to the game server and back;
- sound quality remains high thanks to the Speex engine;
- The speed of transmission of audio messages to the cloud server and from there to other players is very high, so audio delays in the channel do not exceed thousandths of a second.
All this makes the program indispensable for gamers involved in a process that requires quick decision making. Next, we will consider what system requirements the RaidCall utility has, how to use all the features offered by this service.
As mentioned at the beginning of this article, RaidCall is one of the few programs that does not have special requirements for a gamer's computer. It can work on almost any version of Windows: Vista, XP, 7, 8 and even 10. The bitness also does not really matter, since the utility is compatible with both 32 and 64-bit systems. The program is absolutely free, so anyone can install it at any time convenient for him.
Installing Raidcall on a computer,registration
Installing the latest version of RaidCall is pretty easy. To do this, just visit the official website of the creator of the program and download it to your computer. After all the files have been downloaded, you can run the utility. But in order to start using it, you will have to go through a simple registration procedure: enter your email address, come up with a username and password.
After these manipulations, the player finds himself in the main menu of the program, where he can start setting up, find the channel of the clan, guild, or create his own group for communication in RaidCall. How to use all these functions, we will learn further.
Program features, settings
The first thing that the user of this utility sees is a window with hints made in the form of simple drawings with arrow pointers. If you want to join an already existing channel, you will need to know its address, consisting of a set of numbers. By entering this kind of code in the search bar (upper left corner of the window), you will enter the channel you are looking for. To become a member, you will need to send a request to the administrator of the room. To do this, in the upper right part of the window, find the image of a man with a pencil. By filling out the form and receiving the consent of the administrator, you become a full member of the group in RaidCall.
After that, you can set up the voice messaging mode. To do this, you need to find the button in the lower right corner of the window and set the microphone settings: turn it on when you start talking, or do it withcertain buttons. In addition, at the bottom of the window there are volume controls for your microphone and the overall volume in the RaidCall channel.
In addition to voice communication, the utility leaves the participants the ability to send text messages. This is very convenient for exchanging various links. Using the system settings button located in the upper right corner of the window, you can set options such as "Launch RaidCall when you turn on the computer" or "Duplicate chat messages with a sound signal".
Raidcall: how to use the program in game mode?
So, let's move on to the main thing. How to use RaidCall in Warface or any other MMORPG? Since the program is very “light”, there should be no problems when running games and utilities together. In order to communicate, it is enough for a gamer to have headphones with a microphone and a program installed on the computer. Advanced users make small changes to the XML file. In this case, gamers will be able to track the number of players in the channel, as well as see which of them is currently speaking, without minimizing the game and without interrupting the gameplay.