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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: 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 **
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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 **
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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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  #541  
Old 12 Sep 2009, 01:22
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Originally Posted by Dribbles View Post
I mean the option from the casino mod for people to reset their own cash
I'll cast another vote for this option.
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Old 12 Sep 2009, 07:32
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Originally Posted by princeedward View Post
thanks for this...is it normal or nothing to hear on solo games.... on anything like rollete rolling or slot machine....hmmm...
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  #543  
Old 12 Sep 2009, 14:19
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Great Mod - thanks. I was wondering will there be any Vbadvanced modules available in the near future? It's just that I think the banner is a little over-powering and with everything else I've got at the top of the board it's beginning to look a little cluttered.
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Old 12 Sep 2009, 20:22
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I'm still not sure if i want to install this..it looks good but seems some people are saying it is pretty buggy....please give some more reviews

thanks
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Old 13 Sep 2009, 00:09
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Originally Posted by zombietom View Post
I'm still not sure if i want to install this..it looks good but seems some people are saying it is pretty buggy....please give some more reviews

thanks
I don't think there have been that many reports of bugs. Mostly people have been requesting functions it doesn't have. I have a mod conflict with something, but other than that, it seems to be working for most people.
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Old 13 Sep 2009, 05:53
segwayon segwayon is offline
 
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Sound?

Should there be sound in the games, such as Roulette or slots?
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Old 13 Sep 2009, 20:10
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Andrew Green Andrew Green is offline
 
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Originally Posted by DeviantFlash View Post
Just a quick question. And sorry if it has been answered before.

I am still using the settings file from one of the earlier versions.

I installed the newest version tonight.

Are there any changes in the settings file that would neccesitate the upgrading of the settings file?
If you make changes to the settings within the settings tab they are storred in the DB, overwritting the settings file won't overwrite your settings. That said, yes, it has undergone a few updates and will see more.

Originally Posted by stusgarage View Post
similar problem but a little different.

I have just installed it on my board...and get this when trying to start a bet...

where is the rest of it?
What are you missing, everything looks fine?

Originally Posted by segwayon View Post
Should there be sound in the games, such as Roulette or slots?
No, sound is intentionally very limited. Notifications that it is your turn, warning that you are turn is going to time out, messages, people entering the room, etc.
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  #548  
Old 13 Sep 2009, 23:02
wragge11 wragge11 is offline
 
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Hi andrew, great mod just one problem.

I used vBCredits, and users don't seem to win any money? They win on poker, or blackjack, it takes the money from their account but it doesn't put the winnings in there.

How do I fix this? is it a bug?
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Old 14 Sep 2009, 23:11
wragge11 wragge11 is offline
 
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Anyone?
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Old 16 Sep 2009, 22:20
MrPonx MrPonx is offline
 
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How can I change the timezone?

it says CDT
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Old 17 Sep 2009, 02:22
segwayon segwayon is offline
 
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Originally Posted by MrPonx View Post
How can I change the timezone?

it says CDT
Curious where the time zone shows. . .
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  #552  
Old 17 Sep 2009, 03:50
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great hack. Has my vote. I wonder if uno could be added. Ill donate big for it.
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Old 18 Sep 2009, 13:04
DaMani DaMani is offline
 
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Hi, how can i bet in the game?
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Old 18 Sep 2009, 15:28
segwayon segwayon is offline
 
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Originally Posted by DaMani View Post
Hi, how can i bet in the game?
I believe that if you see an open event you would just select the option result you wish to bid on, and a popup window will appear asking for your bet amount.

Are you asking how to create a new betting event?
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Old 18 Sep 2009, 15:29
DaMani DaMani is offline
 
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No, i mean: If i create a new Multiplayergame with friends (example: Poker) we cant bet and the game dont start.. do you know what i mean?

Sry 4 my english!
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