ENiGMA½ BBS Software
ENiGMA½ is a modern BBS software with a nostalgic flair!
Features Available Now
- Multi platform: Anywhere Node.js runs likely works (known to work under Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, OS X and Windows)
- Unlimited multi node support (for all those BBS "callers"!)
MCI support for lightbars, toggles, input areas, and so on plus many other other bells and whistles
- Telnet, SSH, and both secure and non-secure WebSocket access built in! Additional servers are easy to implement
CP437 and UTF-8 output
SyncTERM style font and baud emulation support. Display PC/DOS and Amiga style artwork as it's intended! In general, ANSI-BBS / cterm.txt / bansi.txt are followed for expected BBS behavior.
- Full SAUCE support.
- Renegade style pipe color codes.
SQLite storage of users, message areas, etc.
- Strong PBKDF2 backed password encryption.
- Support for 2-Factor Authentication with One-Time-Passwords
Door support including common dropfile formats for legacy DOS doors. Built in BBSLink, DoorParty, Exodus and CombatNet support!
Message networks with FidoNet Type Network (FTN) + BinkleyTerm Style Outbound (BSO) message import/export. Messages Bases can also be exposed via Gopher, or NNTP!
Gazelle inspired File Bases including fast fully indexed full text search (FTS), #tags, and HTTP(S) temporary download URLs using a built in web server. Legacy X/Y/Z modem also supported!
- Upload processor supporting FILE_ID.DIZ and NFO extraction, year estimation, and more!
- ANSI support in the Full Screen Editor (FSE), file descriptions, etc.
- A built in achievement system. BBSing gamified!
...and much much more. Please check out the issue tracker and feel free to request features (or contribute!) features!
Browse the docs online. Be sure to checkout the /docs/ folder as well for the latest and greatest documentation.
On most *nix systems simply run the following from your terminal:
curl -o- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/NuSkooler/enigma-bbs/master/misc/install.sh | bash
Please see Installation Methods for Windows, Docker, and so on...
If you feel the urge to donate, you can do so here
ENiGMA has been tested with many terminals. However, the following are suggested for BBSing:
* VTX (Try Xibalba using VTX!)
...and so many others! This project would be nothing without the BBS and artscene communities!
Released under the BSD 2-clause license:
Copyright (c) 2015-2021, Bryan D. Ashby
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