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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
Developer Last Online: Apr 2010 I like it Show Printable Version Email this Page

This modification is currently quarantined.
vB Version: 3.8.x Rating: (38 votes - 4.79 average) Installs: 354
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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  #166  
Old 29 Jul 2009, 02:18
Guest0321
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I don't know if this has been mentioned, but the sorting in the stats doesn't work correctly, it appears to be alphabetically, not numerically. If I sort the luckiest players by percentage... I get these values at the top
10%
100%
109%
11%
111%

This is the case for the "Bet" and "won" columns also.

Thanks for a great upgrade to casino.
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  #167  
Old 29 Jul 2009, 03:01
rob4448585 rob4448585 is offline
 
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im getting the same security token warning when users try to upload photos to their "album"
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  #168  
Old 29 Jul 2009, 04:20
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timestamp in chats pls
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  #169  
Old 29 Jul 2009, 04:59
rob4448585 rob4448585 is offline
 
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2 questions................

In poker the avatars are not showing, is thier something i need to "enable" i didnt see it in the settings.

and how do i get rid of the limit on poker?
i looked on vbgaming for a price of the paid version but did not see it
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  #170  
Old 29 Jul 2009, 05:38
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Originally Posted by rob4448585 View Post
2 questions................

In poker the avatars are not showing, is thier something i need to "enable" i didnt see it in the settings.
They just don't show up often, they will be a little more frequent next update. But right now once the game starts they are gone. It should (and is in my working copy) that they are there whenever a player doesn't have any cards. From folding or sitting out.

and how do i get rid of the limit on poker?
i looked on vbgaming for a price of the paid version but did not see it
http://vbgaming.org/forum/showthread.php?t=402
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  #171  
Old 29 Jul 2009, 05:51
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hello

Andrew can that be fixed -

Opponent appears to have left the game. {\n}{\n}You may leave also and the game will be logged as a draw, or you may wait until the timer runs out for them to return. {\n}{\n}If they fail to return to the game before the timer runs out the game will be recorded as a win for you.

and also this what i wrote here - http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showp...&postcount=132


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Old 29 Jul 2009, 06:09
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Andrew Green Andrew Green is offline
 
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Originally Posted by macc View Post
hello

Andrew can that be fixed -

Opponent appears to have left the game. {\n}{\n}You may leave also and the game will be logged as a draw, or you may wait until the timer runs out for them to return. {\n}{\n}If they fail to return to the game before the timer runs out the game will be recorded as a win for you.

and also this what i wrote here - http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showp...&postcount=132


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both are fixed, just not uploaded yet
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  #173  
Old 29 Jul 2009, 07:04
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is this still beta ? chess board working fine ?
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  #174  
Old 29 Jul 2009, 14:43
subnet_rx subnet_rx is offline
 
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I have a big problem with the addon. It doesn't want to accept that some members have billions of dollars. I have had credits on my forum for years now, and some of my users have almost a trillion dollars. It looks like if it gets over a billion (maybe that magical 4 billion limit for a int field?), that it turns to a negative number. The old casino didn't have this problem.
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Old 29 Jul 2009, 20:38
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Originally Posted by PHILIPS-08 View Post
is this still beta ? chess board working fine ?
Chess works, still in Beta, only went up here about a week ago.

Originally Posted by subnet_rx View Post
I have a big problem with the addon. It doesn't want to accept that some members have billions of dollars. I have had credits on my forum for years now, and some of my users have almost a trillion dollars. It looks like if it gets over a billion (maybe that magical 4 billion limit for a int field?), that it turns to a negative number. The old casino didn't have this problem.
Int has a 2 billion limit, uint has a 4 billion limit. But that is the problem, using the cash system I implemented with it users would be unlikely to ever hit a million, 2 billion would be pretty much impossible.

With numbers that big I think you would be seeing some layout problems as well. I'll have a look and see if there is anything that can be done with this, but your credit values are definitely over what this was designed for
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Old 29 Jul 2009, 21:40
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Originally Posted by PHILIPS-08 View Post
chess board working fine ?
Just tested it and it worked just fine.
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Old 29 Jul 2009, 21:50
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  #178  
Old 29 Jul 2009, 22:04
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Just settled a bet but although it shows the winning team as a win, the winnings haven't been recorded
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  #179  
Old 30 Jul 2009, 01:49
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Installed and everything seems to be working fine as long as you are using IE 8 in compatibility mode. Both myself and my members using firefox experience broken image tags on all or some images. For example: when playing texas holdem, sometimes all of the cards show up, sometimes only some cards show up, sometimes no cards will show. This also happens when viewing the solo games list and playing the solo games This only happens in Firefox browser.........any suggestion?
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  #180  
Old 30 Jul 2009, 03:26
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Not sure what is going on but unless part of the gameroom is guessing what is what I think something is seriously wrong...

http://www.bluegoldnation.com/forums/gameroom.php
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