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    Logging In and Out



    Logging In

    Once you have signed up for an account, you can log in by pressing the "Sign In" button at the top of any page.

    From here, you should enter your login name and the password you used when you registered. If you tick the "Remember Me" box you will not have to sign in when you visit the community in future. This ability can be very useful, but should not be used if other people have access to your computer or if you are using a public computer.

    NOTE: This community allows members to change their display name. If you change your display name this only changes what people see as the name for your account - the system will still only know you by your original username (login name) and you must continue to use this name to sign in.

    You may also be able to hide your username from the online list by checking the "Sign in anonymously" box. Administrators will still be able to see you online if you do so, however other members will not be able to.

    When you are ready, click "Sign In".
    Once logged in, you should be taken back to whatever page you were previously viewing.

    You will also see additional log in options such as Twitter or Facebook Connect. If you would prefer to use one of these options to log in, click on the appropriate button and follow the on-screen instructions.

    Forgotten your password

    If you have forgotten your password, you can click the "I've forgotten my password" link on the sign in page below the password box. This will take you to a page where you can enter your username or email address and we will then email you a new password that you can use.

    Note that if you locked your account by typing in the wrong password too many times, you will still need to unlock your account before you can use your new password. Please [email="support@gamedev.net?subject=Password%20recovery&body=Please%20include%20your%20username%20or%20account%20email"]contact support[/email] for assistance if you encounter trouble with a locked account. Or simply receiving the email with your new password.

    Logging Out

    To log out simply click the "Sign Out" link at the top of the screen from any page. This will also tell the system not to remember you next time you visit the website.

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