vBArcade

Adds a fully featured arcade with access to tons of web-based games to your site.

vBArcade is a professional modular flash arcade game system. Easily converts your old favorites, and finds thousands more with the click of a button.

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vBArcade is a professional modular flash arcade game system. Easily converts your old favorites, and finds thousands more with the click of a button.

Highlights
This new modern arcade uses AJAX to enhance the playing experience and encourage users to compete both locally and globally among participating sites. Streamlined import and editing managers put games from mochi, armor, kongregate, v3arcade, ibproarcade and more into your arcade with ease. Fine-tuned access and scoring tools allow you to keep competition fresh and exciting, as well as social network tools to bring new users in to your site!

Documentation
http://www.dragonbyte-tech.com/docs/vbarcade
Major Features:

Modular Game Handling: Currently supports games from pnflash, ibproarcade, v3arcade, mochi, (plus armor, kongregate, flashgamedistribution, spilgames in pro) and more can be added with a single file.

Access and Score Tools: Set exactly when users can play certain games, and for how often. Archive extra or old scores to allow room for new champions.

Social and Global: Not only can games be sent to all the major social networks, but participating sites can rank their scores together and display champions everywhere.

Beautiful Modern Design: Streamlined and professional, using AJAX to enhance and simplify the playing experience, like searching, replays, full screen and cinema mode, and category tabs.

Fast Paced Competition: Ultimate tournament system that rewards fast players while mitigating no-shows, allowing all your matches to finish strong, and everyone has fun.

Notable Features (Lite)
  • Modern streamlined appearance with AJAX for replay and searching
  • Tweet, Like, Pin, or +1 a game, and post your score to your Facebook wall
  • Forum block for latest scores/champions or any number sorted games
  • Easy game resizing and full screen
  • Featured and Suggested games while playing
  • Ajax ratings, and commenting
  • Set descriptions, instructions, controls, keywords
    • even authors and copyrights

  • Assign games to multiple categories
    • with icons descriptions

  • Manually or one-button mass install games from any source
    • existing arcade installation (plus scores and settings):
      • ibProArcade, v3 Arcade

    • package upload or ftp directory:
      • pnFlash, ibProArcade
      • v3 Arcade, Mochi

    • featured games feed:
      • Mochi, v3 Arcade

    • scraped from main sites:
      • Mochi (and various pro services)


  • Obtain local scores from supported APIs,
    • ibProArcade, v3 Arcade,
    • pnFlash, Mochi

  • Use time played as backup score when unsupported
  • Retrieve scores from global network of participating sites
    • See global champions with links

  • Automatically archive old or duplicate scores
    • Get alerts when your scores are beaten

  • Show off your trophy collection in your postbit
  • Maintain arcade statistics overall, per user, and per game
    • latest and champion scores
    • most winners and longest players
    • average scores, plays and playtime
    • yourself and locally
    • local rankings



  • Tournaments
    • Overall
      • Any local scoring game, with unique titles and descriptions
      • Shown as a detailed horizontal tree, while playing the game
      • Auto-prune tournaments that don't reach minimum players
      • Convert related settings from other arcades
      • Dedicated tournaments page with stats and personal standings
      • Game specific tournaments shown on tab, while playing game
      • Latest tournament shown on arcade portal
      • Invite/Reminder Email/PM alerts, with notifications

    • Matches
      • Each tournament sets number of play attempts per match
      • Active match highlighted, with clear status messages
      • Playing all attempts optional, can be manually forfeit/completed
      • Enforced time limit per match, or automatically forfeit/completed
      • Notifications throughout, or optional reminder Email/PM alert
      • Remaining attempts shown with live countdown for time limit
      • Select between best, latest, or average attempt as match score
      • Optionally hide scores until match is completed
      • Match ties broken by first player who reached that score

    • (Pro/Lite*) Knockout
      • Familiar multi-round format
      • Players pair up, winner of each match advances
      • Winner of the final round declared champion
      • Currently available up to 6 rounds (64 players)
      • Begins immediately on finally required player joining
      • Players who win their match can play next match prior to pairing
      • Friendly Challenges

        • Automatic 1 round tournament of 2 players, with preset config
        • Initiated from simple username prompt, while playing a game
        • Can disable certain games from eligibility
        • Auto-pruned if either player declines invitation




* Lite version limited to friendly challenge tournaments

Additional Features (Pro)
  • Submit your scores to the global network for global display
  • Play games from Spil Games, FlashGameDistribution, Armor and Kongregate
  • Get local scoring support from GamerSafe games
  • Show off the legacy champion even if you archived all scores
  • Automatically create a new thread/post on highscore
  • Cinema mode darkens the screen while you play
  • Mark games on your personal favorites list
  • Retrieve and display global stats to compare
  • Get all of your scores ranked globally, with function to sync local scores
  • Set passwords to your categories


  • Tournaments
    • Overall
      • Live countdowns shown for tournaments set in the future
      • Invite specific users and/or allow specific usergroups to join
      • Optionally auto-confirm all invited players to begin immediately
      • Create recurring tournaments and optionally rematch players
      • Optional privacy hides tournaments from nonparticipants
      • Track all matches, with results and standings, from admincp
      • Easily search, sort, begin, clone, mass delete from admincp
      • Optionally disallow practicing a game a player is competing in

    • Matches
      • Replays automatically switch to the relevant match with AJAX
      • Random player chosen to advance in a double forfeit
      • Fast players can advance to future rounds and pair up early
      • Optionally count tournament scores towards regular leaderboards

    • Group
      • vBArcade exclusive round-robin format
      • Every player matches every other player once
      • Player with the best win record at the end declared champion
      • Supports any number of players, including odd
      • Begins at end of tournament countdown, if minimum is met
      • Players paired sequentially, then randomly with unplayed players
      • Players can move to new opponent even if match not decided



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  • 2.0.2 Patch Level 2 - 29th June 2015, 23:48
    Bug Fixes:
    • The comments counter would not update correctly when submitting scores
  • 2.0.2 Patch Level 1 - 11th May 2015, 23:27
    Bug Fixes And Issue Fixes:
    • Fixed an issue with importing from Spil Games
  • v2.0.2 - 1st January 1970, 01:00
    Fix: "Unsupported operand types" issue in arcade_admin.php
  • v2.0.1 - 1st January 1970, 01:00
    Support for
    PHPBB Arcade
    Activity Mod
    Arcade Room
    ArcadeLib

    Improved ibProArcade import
  • v2.0.0 - 1st January 1970, 01:00
    Mochi localhost/ssl scoring support improvements
    Global scoring fixed, with (Pro) function to sync local scores
    Segregated configuration settings screen
    Forum block shows data type used as title if title left unchanged
    Local scoring indicators during import and manage games
    Consistent guest label used with champion guests
    Fixed choppy arcade portal AJAX search tab
    Consistent table spacing and superfluous links cleaned up
    Many minor wording, layout, optimization tweaks and bugfixes

    • Tournaments
      • Overall
        • Any local scoring game, with unique titles and descriptions
        • Shown as a detailed horizontal tree, while playing the game
        • (Pro) Live countdowns shown for tournaments set in the future
        • (Pro) Invite specific users and/or allow specific usergroups to join
        • (Pro) Optionally auto-confirm all invited players to begin immediately
        • Auto-prune tournaments that don't reach minimum players
        • (Pro) Create recurring tournaments and optionally rematch players
        • Convert related settings from other arcades
        • (Pro) Optional privacy hides tournaments from nonparticipants
        • (Pro) Track all matches, with results and standings, from admincp
        • (Pro) Easily search, sort, begin, clone, mass delete from admincp
        • Dedicated tournaments page with stats and personal standings
        • Game specific tournaments shown on tab, while playing game
        • Latest tournament shown on arcade portal
        • Invite/Reminder Email/PM alerts, with notifications
        • (Pro) Optionally disallow practicing a game a player is competing in

      • Matches
        • Each tournament sets number of play attempts per match
        • (Pro) Replays automatically switch to the relevant match with AJAX
        • Active match highlighted, with clear status messages
        • Playing all attempts optional, can be manually forfeit/completed
        • Enforced time limit per match, or automatically forfeit/completed
        • Notifications throughout, or optional reminder Email/PM alert
        • Remaining attempts shown with live countdown for time limit
        • Select between best, latest, or average attempt as match score
        • Optionally hide scores until match is completed
        • Match ties broken by first player who reached that score
        • (Pro) Random player chosen to advance in a double forfeit
        • (Pro) Fast players can advance to future rounds and pair up early
        • (Pro) Optionally count tournament scores towards regular leaderboards

      • (Pro/Lite*) Knockout
        • Familiar multi-round format
        • Players pair up, winner of each match advances
        • Winner of the final round declared champion
        • Currently available up to 6 rounds (64 players)
        • Begins immediately on finally required player joining
        • Players who win their match can play next match prior to pairing
        • Friendly Challenges

          • Automatic 1 round tournament of 2 players, with preset config
          • Initiated from simple username prompt, while playing a game
          • Can disable certain games from eligibility
          • Auto-pruned if either player declines invitation


      • (Pro) Group
        • vBArcade exclusive round-robin format
        • Every player matches every other player once
        • Player with the best win record at the end declared champion
        • Supports any number of players, including odd
        • Begins at end of tournament countdown, if minimum is met
        • Players paired sequentially, then randomly with unplayed players
        • Players can move to new opponent even if match not decided



    * Lite version limited to friendly challenge tournaments

    Updates from v2.0.0b7:

    Created SSL tunnel for mochi scoring support
    Fixed broken mochi import for filenames with spaces
    Fixed game loading with malformed forum url setting
    Fixed invalid global winners and (Pro) better #1/#2 ranking
    (Pro) Fixed auto next-match AJAX selection for mochi/v2 games

At a glance

Supports: vBulletin 4.x.x

Version: v2.0.2pl2
Release date: 29th June 2015

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