Check out this blog for ideas on creating new student organizations focused on security and incorporating NCL into a student organization.
Slack is a messaging platform where you can communicate live with other NCL players and the competition organizers. During competitions, alerts such as challenge clarifications are broadcast on Slack. Between competitions, players share tips and war stories, and search for teammates. In this article, Paul discusses Slack etiquette and how to navigate the channels.
Player and Coach Ambassadors all have their own opinions about the best way to git 'er done. The subject of running recaps is no exception! Hush1e shares her hybrid approach for running recaps in between Games and re-emphasizes the importance of following the rules now that the School Sanction Policy has been implemented!
New NCL Coaches: Read for a gentle introduction.
Seasoned Coaches: Read for a new take on how to help your students succeed.
0x600DF00D breaks down how to coach, what to coach, and ways to incorporate NCL into the classroom, all while honoring the Rules of Conduct.
Taisa played her first season of NCL entirely from a browser-only device and shares her top resources and tricks for competing in less-than-ideal circumstances. Even if you've got Kali running as a VM, low-tech and browser-based tools can be a great way to check your work, troubleshoot your process, or collaborate with teammates in the cloud.
CryptoKait answers commonly asked questions about the NCL Team Game: Who can be on your team, and where can you find such people? Why does the Team Game matter? Can you develop a particular set of skills to find out which teammate is submitting wrong answers? For more, also check out WebWitch's Spring 2020 EYNTK Team Game Guide!
NCL veterans, we see you pushing for top 100 (and higher!) on the leaderboard. Out of thousands of players and hundreds of teams, someone has to be number 1—and it could be you! Paul breaks down the criteria for ranking and shares pro tips for keeping your accuracy while scoring all the points, even as a team. You'll never look at caffeine the same way again!
This is not a Python tutorial. Rather, it's a tutorial on how to effectively share and edit code as a team. Scripting is an important part of the NCL Games, and sharing code with your teammates can be a hassle—but it doesn't have to be! Wolfshirtz shares software recommendations and collaboration tips for a seamless code-sharing experience!
Don't simply ignore that difficult teammate! Use your NCL team experience to learn and practice valuable communication skills. Wolfshirtz, WebWitch, and Bill & Ted will show you how!