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vBTripleTriad
Mod Version: 2.7, by Darkwaltz4 (Coder) Darkwaltz4 is offline
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This modification is in the archives.
vB Version: 3.0.8 Rating: (4 votes - 5.00 average) Installs: 52
Released: 29 Jul 2005 Last Update: 18 Aug 2005 Downloads: 381
Not Supported DB Changes Template Edits Code Changes Additional Files  

What vBTripleTriad is:
-vBTripleTriad is a multiplayer modification for playing the addictive Triple Triad from Final Fantasy VIII. For now, If you want to learn how to play, Google it to see one of the many online tutorials. Check Out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triple_Triad for more details.

Requirements:
-Any pre-existing points system in place. If you would like a crude points system for sole use in this hack, please CLICK HERE

Features:

Triple Triad the Game
    • Faithfully Recreated From Final Fantasy VIII
      • Contains All Original Card Images
      • Uses Original Game MIDI Files
      • All Original Game Rules Fully Functional
      • All Original Prize Rules Fully Functional
    • New Gameplay Features
      • Five New Game Rules Fully Functional
      • One New Prize Rule Fully Functional
      • AI More Intelligent Than FF8
        • Utilizes All Active Rules for Best Move
      • Every Rule Combination Won't Conflict
      • Manually or Randomly Set Rules
      • Unlimited Concurrent Matches
    • User Matches
      • Limit Levels of Cards
      • Set Wagers
    • AI Matches
      • Set Level of Difficulty
      • Points Admissions and Prizes
      • Limit Uses Through ACP
  • Card Aquisition
    • Simple Purchase Process With Alert
    • Easy Inventory Management
    • Dynamic Card Catalog
    • Extras Can Be Resold
  • User Interaction
    • Helpful Links
      • View Inventory
      • Statistics
      • Challenges
    • Trades
      • Donations
      • Your Own Cards
      • Point Offers
  • Stadium
    • Browse Matches
      • Comprehensive Search
    • Statistics
      • Match Leaderboard
      • Hack Usage
    • Links to Everything
    • Existing Match Jump
  • Admin Control Panel
    • Configure Game Settings
      • Integrate With Any Points System
      • Set Limits for Everything
      • Disable Certain PM Alerts
    • Card and Match Manager
      • Edit and Delete Existing Cards
      • Upload New Cards
        • Create Special Unique Usercards
        • Award Users New Cards
      • Restart and Delete Individual Matches
    • Match and Trade Processor
      • Consistency
      • Prune for Inactivity
      • Calculate Statistics
  • Hack in General
    • Exhuastively Bugtested
    • Quick and Easy Installation
    • Integrates With Most Points Systems
    • Complete Control Over Every Aspect
    • Special Formulas for PHP-Illiterate Admins
    • Templates Meld Into vB Style
    • vB Standards PHP and MySQL
    • Concise Descriptions of All Actions
-MANY more which I cannot remember!

Installation:
-Upload a few files, run a couple of them, a small handful of minor file edits, and one template edit. Clean installation should take less than 10 minutes for the average admin. Complete instructions are inside the zip.

Because of attachment limitations, the second set of images is in the second post; CLICK HERE to download this as well.

Upgrade hack version 2.6 to 2.7:
-For upgrade information Please see this post

Upgrade hack version 3.2.5 to 2.6:
-For upgrade information Please see this post

Supplemental Images:
-Additional Screenshots can be found in the second post, CLICK HERE.
-If you are interested in creating new/replacement card images and decks, CLICK HERE. Feel free to submit to me new versions of the base set if you would like them to become the new main set.
-The cardback that is included in vBTripleTriad was selected by my forum in a large contest. If you do not like it, you can CLICK HERE to download the original. Edit it to 105x130 pixels, rename to 'backcard.gif', and upload it to images/triad.

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Only licensed members can download files, Click Here for more information.

Screenshots

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  #2  
Old 29 Jul 2005, 10:00
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Part Two

As there were limits for uploading, i had to split off some of the images...
take this, and put the resulting images (in the bluecards folder) and put it in images/triad (along with the redcards folder)

Edit: I've uploaded the zipped SCREENSHOTS, including some that are not posted above, in this post...
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File Type: zip bluecards.zip (1.24 MB, 184 views)
File Type: zip screenshots.zip (633.3 KB, 90 views)
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Old 29 Jul 2005, 11:44
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very cool- I will check it out later! thanks for sharing your hard work.
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Old 29 Jul 2005, 12:29
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Screenshots would be nice bud.


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Old 29 Jul 2005, 12:41
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Hey, thanks for releasing this hack, I was searching for this one.
Will this hack work if I install it on my vB 3.0.7 (soon 3.0.8) forum? Cause I see you don't have to edit many files...
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Old 29 Jul 2005, 13:50
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if it's suitable for 3.0.7 I will install and need some more info about this game, also some screenies would be cool
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Old 29 Jul 2005, 14:12
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i dont see why it shouldnt work for the newest stuff. its very non-invasive for the most part.

screenshots are for people who dont know what triple triad is

but ill see about it for tonight
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Old 29 Jul 2005, 14:16
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I've donated $15 towards your license renewal..

Looking forward to seeing future developments of this, I love Triple Triad.
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Old 29 Jul 2005, 14:21
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I get this when going to the stadium entrance:
Block Disabled:      (Update License Status)  
Suspended or Unlicensed Members Cannot View Code.

I think that you need to fix the table prefix problem. I have no table prefix added to my forums, yet it seems to be looking for one.

Also- I only think you have half of the navbar code there.


Once we can get this going, this site: http://www.tripletriad.net/
offers some good alternative decks, too.

Last edited by yoyoyoyo; 29 Jul 2005 at 14:34.
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Old 29 Jul 2005, 14:29
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Here's the original card back, enjoy..
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Old 29 Jul 2005, 14:37
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yoyoyoyo: you didnt follow the first instructions...

1) You need a preexisting points hack (if you need something very very simple, tell me and ill post it in this thread)

2) You need to fill out the config file before you try to get anything to work. Those are just dummy values, which you change in the Admincp. Trust me, ALL prefix issues were fixed a long time ago :-p (very annoying too)

Is that my original cardback? Thanks for all of your help!
Oh, and while I'm thinking about it, my cards are 105 x 130 pixels, for anyone wanting to make a new set (or convert an old one).
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Old 29 Jul 2005, 14:39
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Originally Posted by Darkwaltz4
Is that my original cardback? Thanks for all of your help!
I've no idea, but it's the original from the actual Final Fantasy VIII version..


Also, if you can gain permission from http://www.ttadvance.com/ to use some of their additional card packs for this modification, you could be on to something huge - possibly bigger than the Arcade.

Last edited by Oblivion Knight; 29 Jul 2005 at 14:53.
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Old 29 Jul 2005, 15:04
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Originally Posted by Darkwaltz4
yoyoyoyo: you didnt follow the first instructions...

1) You need a preexisting points hack (if you need something very very simple, tell me and ill post it in this thread)

2) You need to fill out the config file before you try to get anything to work. Those are just dummy values, which you change in the Admincp. Trust me, ALL prefix issues were fixed a long time ago :-p (very annoying too)
Thanks a *simple* points hack would be great. So this means that it could use uttstore points, etc. as the points table? I see it mentioned in the requirements at the top of this page now - maybe you could include a mention of it in the instructions to clear up confusion. I also don't see any mention of a config file anywhere in the install info, or in the ACP or in your release info at the top. I installed the file and template and saw this message:
vBTripleTriad is now installed, click HERE to go to the admin control panel. You must set up your options for the hack for it to be open to the public.
I set up the options, or at least thought I did, but no mention of a config file. I saw the "User Points TABLE Name" set as PF_TABLE in the Technical configuration area of the ACP- is that what you mean?

Last edited by yoyoyoyo; 29 Jul 2005 at 15:11.
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Old 29 Jul 2005, 15:23
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Yes, that's what I mean, I'll go fix up bolding things, and I'll have the simple points hack later.

IF you have installed this somewhere where others are normally posting, then you can add a column to the user table, called 'points' INT (10) and default it as a comfortable amount for everyone to start out with (like enough to get a couple packs). This is good to cover registration, and it is part of the simple points hack (the rest of what I'll give you will handle adding points per post). I'll have this later too.

If you do that, then you would put user and points, respectively, into the table and column page.
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Old 29 Jul 2005, 16:57
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Originally Posted by Oblivion Knight
Also, if you can gain permission from http://www.ttadvance.com/ to use some of their additional card packs for this modification, you could be on to something huge - possibly bigger than the Arcade
Did they get permission by Jelsoft to use vB icons to make IPB look like vB?

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