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The Gameroom - Multiplayer gaming (follow up to Casino)
Mod Version: 1.1.1, by Andrew Green (Member) Andrew Green is offline
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vB Version: 3.8.x Rating: (38 votes - 4.79 average) Installs: 355
Released: 26 Jul 2009 Last Update: 23 Aug 2009 Downloads: 5658
Not Supported DB Changes Uses Plugins Template Edits Additional Files Translations  

For vb 4.x: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=239817

This is a late-Beta, it has been tested fairly extensively and all the big kinks should be worked out. That said, once this hits more sites a couple other bugs are bound to work themself out. It works going back at least as far as the 3.6 branch of vBulletin, not sure about 3.5.

This is the free version of The Gameroom by http://vbgaming.org, the follow up / expansion of the Casino plugin for vBulletin. It improves the multiplayer gaming aspects by bringing in more games, and allowing users more options when starting and joining games. Included is a upgrade script for transfering your stats from the Casino to the Gameroom.

Multiplayer games are played live, with embedded chatrooms

Features include:

- Lobby
--- Chatroom for arranging games

- Solo Games
--- Blackjack
--- Let it Ride
--- Roulette
--- Video Poker
--- 3 different slot machines

- Texas Hold'em
--- Multiple tables
--- Customize blinds and rules when creating a game
--- Passwords for private games
--- vBulletin avatars in game
--- Alert sounds to notify to alert you when it is your turn

- 7-Card Stud
--- Multiple tables
--- Set Ante
--- Passwords for private games
--- vBulletin avatars in game
--- Alert sounds to notify to alert you when it is your turn

- Chess
--- Standard chess rules, with legal moves enforced.
--- Alert on Check and Checkmate
--- Tracking of the 50-move rule and Threefold repetition rule
--- Passwords for private games

- Reversi (aka Othello)
--- Legal moves enforced.
--- Passwords for private games

- Statistics
--- Redesigned offering graphs and sortable datagrids

- Betting
--- Module can be turned off if not in use
--- pool bets, where the bets are added together and dived amongst the winners

- Optional status bar
--- Choice of flash or html bar
--- Placed in main template
--- Shows current gameroom status (open multiplayer games, messages can be sent from within, # of open bets in betting module)

- Cash Bonuses for actions that benefit your site
--- Posting
--- Starting threads
--- Referalls
--- Daily sign in
--- Giving rep
--- Recieving Rep
--- Voting
--- Rating threads


August 1st - 0.9.8
- Added Settings to admin section
- Reversi board colours can now be changed
- Reset stats option
- Delete event option (event must be closed & settled first)
- Reduced cpu load of chess and reversi
- Blackjack - Added Surrender option
- poker - players with no money cannot continue
* Update -> upload & overwrite, import product file


0.9.9

- Added volume control
- Added "/buzz" chatroom function
- Added alert to user entering room
- Added audio alert to 'check' in chess
- Fixed bug with getting list of games when certain tabs are dissabled
- Fixed get games timer not shutting off properly when switching tabs
- Fixed decimals in poker when using different cash type
- Fixed names with certain characters messing up stats
- Fixed bug that caused "start game" box to uncheck if you entered a message
- Adjust cash can use userid / usergroupid as well as name
- Not logged in screen in language (can be translated / edited)
- The user that imports the product file is made a admin & mod, rather then using "1" as a default
- cash type to 64-bit value in flash component (for those with really high values)
- Poker time out is set up. You have 60 seconds to act, then forced fold. Warning buzzer and countdown starts at 20 seconds remaining
* Update -> upload & overwrite, import product file


August 3rd (0.9.9RC)
- Update cash in solo games and betting on enter & transfer
- Change event listener on colour selectors in settings, makes it stick properly.
- Theme colour updates on the fly when changed, so you can see what things will look like as you adjust it.
- Fixed a glitch in the board games that would bring text into the game chatroom from the Lobby chat room.
- Fixed a bug relating to the board games when other sections had been turned off
- Added payout chart to game screen for Slots, Video Poker & Let it ride
- Border changes with theme color

1.0.0
- Fixed up some language things
- Added a plugin to cache the html banner templates

1.0.1
- Bug: checkmate on promotion
- Bug: poker all in led to dropping player early
- Bug: foreign language fixes
- Bug: Double posts in chatrooms
- Bug: Update betting cash on tab click
- Bug: Poker Blinds go into pot, even if player can't make them
- Status bar colour updates with Theme
- Possible outcomes in betting up from 8 to 18

Note: There is a 2mb upload limit, so the flash banner came out of the main .zip which finally pushed itself over 2mb.



1.1.1


1.1.1
- Bug: Double entries on betting resolved
- Bug: Fixed error when two players tie with full house
- Bug: Top Poker Players stats displays properly
- Bug: User name colours in lobby now 'stick'
- Edit language is now a tree view, default phrase displays properly
- in game & add game phrases for poker are now in language
- "Players" phrase in Flash Banner reacts to changes in language
- Default Cash is now editable
- Disabled Hooks on XML calls, may improve speed slightly, decrease chances of conflict
- Can override general usertype permissions for each group of games
kjack push when both player & dealer have a blackjack
- Chatroom 'flicker' on new message
- castle through check
- Add users in gameroom count to link
- Seperated framework, Flash caches this once, and only once. Resulting in a smaller file size everytime after the first. It is cached across sites as well, so there is a good chance most people already have it
- Roulette history was showing '37' when it landed on '0'
- Chess - Optional grid labels / moves in chat box

Updating:
1) Upload the framework files, they should go into the main forum folder with the .swf files folder. You will only need to do this once, which is why they are in a seperate file.
2) Upload the files in the main package, make sure everything overwrites old copies.


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** Common Problems **
*********************************

Non-english letters are not working properly
This is a problem with flash player and has been in there bug tracker for a long time. The workaround is to edit the "gameroom" template, remove the line that ways "wmode='transparent'", the downside it your popup menus will come up behind the flash box, rather then in front of it.
Images are working in IE, but not in Firefox
You likely have some form of image hot linking turned on, it is causing the requests for the images to be blocked.
Locked self out of admin panel
In the tools folder there is a file called 'makemeadmin.php', upload this and go to that page. It will make you admin, don't leave it on your server when you are done.
Updated and it is acting funny
Make sure all of your files are up to date. When you update ensure that all files are overwritten. Having mix matched files will cause funny behaviour. You may also have to clear your cache and reload the page after uploading a new gameroom.swf file.

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** Uninstall **
*********************************

If you want to uninstall the following procedure will get you through it without tossing any DB errors:

1) Dissable the product, this shuts down all the plugins. If the files are removed and plugins are still active you may see errors on your site.

2) Undo the template changes, changes where made to the navbar template and the postbit / postbit legacy template.

3) Delete all files. If the files are still present and you remove the database entries by uninstalling the product anyone that attempts to access one of them will cause a error. The Flash Banner could cause many as it could still be making calls after the template changes are undone.

gameroom.php
gameroom.swf
gameroomBanner.swf
gameroom/*
includes/cron/gameroom_nightly.php


4) Uninstall the product file, which removes all database entries, that means the following are removed:

tables with 'gameroom_' as a prefix
gameroom_cash field within the user table

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  #271  
Old 03 Aug 2009, 01:13
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Originally Posted by edytwinky View Post
Thanks figured it out.

Now that I have it installed and before the purchase, I have some other questions that possibly have been answered.

1.) Are there stats on chess like wins and losses? How do you set ranked and unranked games? I do not see the option
You select it on the game set up screen, but that option is not available in the basic version. Ranked games use ELO ranking system and track wins / loses / draws.

2.) What happens if a player leaves the game while its going on?
They have 1 minute to return, after being done 15 seconds the other person is given a screen telling them the other person is missing. They can leave as well and it is a draw, or wait until the timer runs down and the other person forfeits.
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Old 03 Aug 2009, 02:51
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I just tested out the video poker and it brings up the cards but does not show the discard button.
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Old 03 Aug 2009, 02:58
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Originally Posted by edytwinky View Post
I just tested out the video poker and it brings up the cards but does not show the discard button.

Where did you test this?

Process should be
- click a chip.
- click on cards you want to discard
- Push discard
- receive payout (if any)
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Old 03 Aug 2009, 04:53
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0.9.9

bug fixes and a few very minor additions.
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Old 03 Aug 2009, 06:07
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Originally Posted by Andrew Green View Post
0.9.9

bug fixes and a few very minor additions.
Meh... I can't get anything else but sevens in blackjack now, with this update.
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  #276  
Old 03 Aug 2009, 06:32
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Originally Posted by Andrew Green View Post
Where did you test this?

Process should be
- click a chip.
- click on cards you want to discard
- Push discard
- receive payout (if any)
I tested it in the Video Poker game.

But after I uploaded 0.9.9 everything started working again.
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Old 03 Aug 2009, 07:33
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I am testing this at your site and all I am getting is 7 and the dealer always get 21 with 3 7s
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Old 03 Aug 2009, 19:42
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Does anyone at all have this actually working on their site or not!?
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Old 03 Aug 2009, 20:01
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Installed latest, I have my userID set as admin in the setting.php. I can see the Admin tab with the 'Adjust Cash, Edit Language, Transfer Log' sub-tabs but none of them have the rest of the settings from the settings.php file. Where did these go?
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Old 03 Aug 2009, 20:17
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Originally Posted by djvj View Post
Installed latest, I have my userID set as admin in the setting.php. I can see the Admin tab with the 'Adjust Cash, Edit Language, Transfer Log' sub-tabs but none of them have the rest of the settings from the settings.php file. Where did these go?
I don't think you have the latest .swf file up, or if you do your browser cached it on you, clear cache and reload.
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Old 03 Aug 2009, 20:30
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Andrew,
is there any plan to implement an option to change the blinds midway through a game?

That'd be perfect so we could set up a Sit N Go Tournament with increasing blinds.
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Old 03 Aug 2009, 20:40
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Originally Posted by Andrew Green View Post
I don't think you have the latest .swf file up, or if you do your browser cached it on you, clear cache and reload.
Thanks, that was it. Damn cache :P
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Old 03 Aug 2009, 20:48
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Installed Possible Bug?

Installed Possible Bugs?

Problem 1:
The Chess and Reversal board color options will not change. When I change a color they just jump back to their defaults. Is this a bug?

Problem 2:
I edited my navbar and added the banner code however the html banner doesn't show and I did add a default message. How can this be fixed please? The flash banner seems to show.

MAJOR PROBLEM 3:
I created a Reversal Game. BUT when another member click on board games my game doesn't list so there is no way for any members to join the game. That break this whole mod system so this mod doesn't work!

I NEED HELP PLEASE AND FIXES!
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Old 03 Aug 2009, 20:52
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Well now I changed just the theme color to black and I lost all text. Tried changing the color back and it doesn't want to save. I'll change it and it won't save after I refresh. You should add a save/update settings button. If it's supposed to update on the fly, doesn't seem to save all the time.

This is very buggy, it looks as though it cleared my entire settings. I can't change anything anymore. Nothing saves.


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Old 03 Aug 2009, 21:06
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Originally Posted by yotsume View Post
Installed Possible Bug?

I found a problem:
The Chess and Reversal board color options will not change. When I change a color they just jump back to their defaults. Is this a bug?
The colour selectors can be weird... I'm having a hard time duplicating this, but I'll work on getting it "stickier"

Do you know which version of flash you are using?

Originally Posted by djvj View Post
Well now I changed just the theme color to black and I lost all text. Tried changing the color back and it doesn't want to save. I'll change it and it won't save after I refresh. You should add a save/update settings button. If it's supposed to update on the fly, doesn't seem to save all the time.
Same as above.

It saves on the fly, but updates when you leave the admin tab. Might make sense to make the theme colour update on the fly too, to avoid going in and out to see what it looks like.
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