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RPG Integration Hack /w Battle (BETA)
Mod Version: 1.00, by Bitsys (Member) Bitsys is offline
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vB Version: 2.2.x Rating: (7 votes - 3.86 average) Installs: 278
Released: 06 Dec 2002 Last Update: Never Downloads: 122
Not Supported Is in Beta Stage  

RPG Integration Hack BETA by Bitsys
(vBulletin versions 2.2.6?, 2.2.7, 2.2.8, 2.2.9, and 2.3.0)

This hack combines several RPG hacks into one and adds a battle hack. The hacks included in this hack are:

In addition to re-releasing thse hacks, I have added features to all of them (or else there would be no point in re-releasing).
  • The RPG hacks are now all editable via the admin control panel.
  • The itemshop has been somewhat optimized and some fixes are included that reduce queries in showthread.php and itemshop.php . Also, Lesane's Store Hack has been integrated with the Itemshop. This can be toggled in the admin cp.

This means that the RPG hacks are database driven and have been partially integrated with the Itemshop. This was necessary in order to make a battle hack, which is also included.

Since most people are familiar with the RPG and Itemshop hacks, I will give a brief description of the Battle hack. If you want more information about either of the other two hacks, then refer to their original posts or download the .zip file and read the "readme.txt". If you are a visual learner, then you can scroll down to the second post in this thread, which contains the pictures of all of these hacks.


Battle Features:
  • The battle format is turn-based.
  • HP, AP, PP, and MA are automatically deducted based on what action a user takes, the damage dealt to an opponent, etc.
  • Opponents in battle can use spells, one-handed weapons, two-handed weapons, shields, potions, or their fists.
  • A battle is over when a combatant dies, retreats, or there is a draw. Battles can also be ended via the admin control panel.
  • A wager can be set on a battle. Whoever wins the battle recieves the amount of money as specified in the wager. Outside bets are not supported yet.
  • Battles can be either public or private, as determined by the admin control panel. If private, battles require a password and battles can not be browsed. If public, then any user can view any battle, but only the original combatants can fight.
  • The results of a battle can be posted into a designated "Battle" forum, as specified in the admin control panel.
  • Inactive battles can be pruned.

Getting started with the battle hack:
  • In order to get items to disply in the item shop, you must select which items go with which RPG Type in the "Edit Item Type" Menu of the admin cp.
  • In order to assign which weapon categories do what kind of damage in battle, you must go to the "Edit Category" link located in the "Edit Items" menu of the admin cp. Select a Battle type for the category and save changes.
  • In order to do damage to your opponent when in battle, you must assign the amount of damage each weapon does in the "Edit Items" menu of the admin cp. The default damage is set to 0. The same principle goes for armor, potions, spells, shields, etc.
Please refer to the screenshots or "readme.txt" for more information.


Why is this a BETA hack?

I have tested the installation of this hack on vBulletin versions 2.2.7, 2.2.8, 2.2.9, and 2.3.0. However, because of the scale of this hack, there is plenty of room for errors. Therefore I am making the following disclaimer while this hack is in the BETA stage:


WARNINGS:
  • Do not install this hack on a production board. Please keep this hack, while in the BETA stage, to a test board. The reason for not installing this on a production board is that I cannot provide upgrade instructions for going from one version of the beta hack to the next version of the beta hack. Also, this hack does not have an un-install script yet. So please remember, if you decide to install this on a production board, you are doing so at your own risk.
  • Do not apply this hack if you already have ANY of the included hacks installed. Please refer to the list at the top to see if you have any of the conflicting hacks installed. Since I am asking that you install this on a test board right now, this should not be a problem since you can re-install a fresh copy of vBulletin in under 5 minutes, as a test board of course.
  • There is currently no upgrade script for installing this over any of the included hacks. I will make one when this beta is completed.
  • If you choose to install the postbit features, then an additional query will be added to showthread.php. This query is a SELECT COUNT(*) query and adds around .001 seconds to the page generation. If you don't like the idea of adding an additional query to showthread.php, then you have the option of not installing that part of the hack. See the install file for more information.


Miscellaneous:

The beta of this hack is free. The full/final release will also be free.

All installation instructions and credits are included in the attachment. If you find a bug or have problems, feel free to post them here and I will try to fix them. Please read the included readme file if you have questions. If you can't find the answer, then post your question here and I will answer it.

All hacks included in this hack have been re-released with permission of their original creators.

Screenshots are in the second post of this thread.


Installation:

Installation instructions are included in the .zip file.


ACKK! I NEED HELP!!!

If you are having trouble and need some help, please refer to the help documentation included in the .zip file. It is located in the "extra" directory.

If you need help and you have already installed the hack, make sure you check the RPG Manual link in the admin cp. Also, make sure you read the FAQ included with the manual.

MY THREADS STOPPED DISPLAYING CORRECTLY!!!
See if you are experiencing one of the following symptoms:
  • All of my users are being labeled as "Guest" in the postbit template.
  • No posts are showing up.
  • None of the RPG variables will display in the postbit. The element/gender/class images are broken.
  • I get database errors when I go to showthread.php

If you are experiencing one or more of the above problems, then your showthread.php file was not edited correctly by the installer. This problem usually occurs on boards with other hacks installed that modify the queries in showthread.php. Please go to http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showp...postcount=2261 and follow the instructions there.


Add-ons:
The following add-ons are not included in the default installation. You must apply these add-ons after you have installed the hack successfully.

Member profile add-on
This add-on let's you display the user's RPG Stats in their member profile. See the .zip file for the add-on. It is located in the "Member Profile Add-on" directory.

Auto-update stats after posting
This add-on automatically updates the user's stats after they make a post, instead of having to click on the update stats button in the user cp. This add-on involves 2 file edits. The add-on is located at http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showt...452#post356452

Donation Queue by Darkwaltz4
Moderate all Donations. See Who is Donating to Who. All Donations go through Admins or Mods. The add-on is located at http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showt...652#post408652

Battle Background Midi System by Darkwaltz4
Full control over the music that plays during your battles! The add-on is located at http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showt...530#post410530

Randomized First Turn Addon by Moreliator
"The following code gives the challenger a 33% chance to start the battle and the challenged person a 66% chance. Works quite well. I also included instructions on how to display "Determining..." on the battle.php browse page, that way people won't decline a challenge if they see they aren't going first. ". The add-on is located at http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showt...614#post410614

Lock RPG Options at a Specified Level Addon by Moreliator
This addon allows you to lock all users' RPG options in their USER CP when they reach a certain level. This add-on is located at http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showt...111#post411111

Personal Shop Items Have Battle Bonuses by Triade
The original personal shop, allows to have an item the don't do nothing in battle. With this add-on, you can build items with bonus in battle (the bonus is in the attack now). This add-on is located at http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showt...328#post426328

Challengable Option by Darkwaltz4
Allows users to set themselves against recieving battle challenges. This add-on can be found at http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showt...143#post411143


Contact Info:
Bitsys
Email: bitsys AT mail DOT com
PM me for a faster response. I prefer PMs.

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Update 09/04/03 @ 1:46pm
v0.68c

Battle debug messages were accidentally left on.
Minor shield bug was fixed in battlefight.php (Thanks Telchar).

Re-upload battleupdate.php and battlefight.php.

The new .zip file is located at the bottom of this post.


Finally, here is the .zip file (v0.68c):

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  #2491  
Old 01 Sep 2004, 00:24
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Thanks FixelFx! I just realised i said the same thing, 2 pages ago, in January.
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Old 01 Sep 2004, 02:31
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...............
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Old 01 Sep 2004, 13:43
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Originally Posted by PixelFx
All I can say is Rake's Battle Battle System is one of the nicest I've seen As for Bitsys's Battle System, last time I talked to him, he'd lost the next version of his Battle Hack on a harddrive crash ... I don't know if he's started working on a new one or not yet for vb3, would be cool thought.
Sorry ahead of time, I'm going to get into a small rant.... Is it just me or is something just wrong with most coder's HDs, literally i cant explain it but I've had this same machine for over 6 years and not once have I had to start all over because my HD crashed, I just find it strange that most people have these sudden crashes when their doing some kind of project yet I no matter how much work i do on my computer( and mind you I do alot of coding because its my job) I've never had it crash my HD... So the point im getting to, well dont you think these HD crashes might not be true at all but rather these coders are just too lazy to finish off their work so they just come up with the same lame excuse that other coders use all too comonly?

As for Porting, yes your right it is usually just template routine changes but my point really was to say that most webmasters dont even know how to do it in the first place so I doubted that person actually ported it over to vb3
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Old 01 Sep 2004, 15:40
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well we coders may be smart but i am pretty dumb when it comes to computers themselves. i fried a harddrive 2 times in under 3 years and had to wipe the harddrive clear 4 times

my current one has yet to have any of those problems but see im good with web coding not computer tech stuff lol
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Old 01 Sep 2004, 22:09
PixelFx PixelFx is offline
 
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If a coder says he Fried his HD, or HD crashed, then 95% of the time chances are it's true. I fix and repair systems as well as being a coder, and work on application software, it sometimes would amaze you what things can happen when coding or combinations software that can crash a system even an hd..

As for Bitsys, he released the hack for free, so noone can complain about the hack in anyway at all, other than to make sugguestions when humanly possible to make updates.
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Old 22 Dec 2004, 21:03
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I just wasted a LOT of time trying to install this on my vB3.0.3 board...
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Old 23 Dec 2004, 02:03
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Originally Posted by PinFX
I just wasted a LOT of time trying to install this on my vB3.0.3 board...
for what ? maybe nothing, isn't it for vb2 only ?
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Old 23 Dec 2004, 19:41
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You see, this is what happened, I installed the vB3 version, it was ALMOST working, but I needed to tweak something. I opened up vbulletin.org and searched for the hack, but ended up on the VB2 version thread...

Long story short i had to go back and install the VB3 version, AGAIN, although it is working now
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Old 29 Dec 2004, 19:09
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170 pages in this thread, DAMN, it must be good lol

to bad its for video games and not rap battles
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this mod looks really cool and I am looking for something like it but I am using vB 3.7.4. Does anyone here know if this is compatible with 3.7.x or if there is something else very similar to this that I could use?
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Old 10 Dec 2008, 13:32
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If you're installing the 3.5 version of RPG Integration located here with this fix, it should work.
You should use the search feature next time instead of posting in a really old version of RPG Integration that hasn't been active for almost 4 years.
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Old 10 Dec 2008, 22:45
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everything else I searched turned up no useful information responses. Any other ideas?
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Old 27 Dec 2008, 08:48
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Recode that for the new vbulletins plz O_o
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Old 30 Jan 2009, 00:17
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yes!
please!
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