[Fast3] Glider's Plugin Pack v1.82d (Fast 3.2.2c+)

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[Fast3] Glider's Plugin Pack v1.82d (Fast 3.2.2c+)

Post by AstroGlider » 20 May 2008 08:26

Last release : >>> Download GPPv1.82d <<< (Older releases : GPP v1.82 or GPP v1.82)

Changes for v1.82d (05/02/11, Slig):
- Fixed warning about ereg() when using pgp 5.3

Changes for v1.82c (21/11/10, Slig):
- Added an install howto text file
- Fixed things to handle correctly players with digits only logins
- Fixed betcha panels bug with recent Fast, code partially rewritten
- Fixed bill result code revisited
- Fixed now gpp panels are redrawn when the Fast manialinks are (re)activated
- Removed some empty plugin files which were still here to overwrite the obsolete files from old old versions

Changes for v1.82b (5/11/10, Slig):
- Fixed chatbot to work with Fast 3.2.3i+
- Fixed locale file format to utf-8

Changes for v1.82 (5/2/09):

- Added multiserver support. All config files now use the server login as part of the filenames.
- Enabled custom config file gpp.SERVER_LOGIN.config.xml to prevent GPP updates to overwrite customizations.
- Added Menu tab "Settings>Load Configs" to load (custom or default) config without having to delete saCfg.txt
- GuestAdmins can now use EZ-Adm bar (depending on config setting)
- Typing /gpp displays current version of GPP
- Turning lottery off suppresses annoying messages (e.g. for servers without coppers)
- ChatBot delay now works, as specified in config.
- Fixed a bug that prevented prev page on TMX search
- Fixed EZ-Bar/EZ-Adm refresh problem with adding/removing Admins/SubAdmins
- Now checks if player is still connected before performing force spectator or idlekick
- Removed the cheesy CV, CB, and ER buttons from the EZ-Bar

- Reorganized and Added some more options to gpp.default.config.xml:
- Configurable amount of time for betcha initial bet period
- Configurable amount of server cut/'transaction fee' for betcha payout
- Allow guestadmins to use EZ-Adm?
- Should the lottery ask for donations if the server coppers are below a certain threshold?
- If so, what is the copper threshold?
- And what is the text to display asking for donations?

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Plugin Pack for FAST 3.2.2c Version 1.75

Don't forget to delete saCfg.txt after updating :scene:

Minor fixes for v1.75: (4/5/09)

-Moved EZ-Bar from Settings submenu to GPP Menu because subadmins couldn't access it :S
-Moved all confings to gpp.default.config.xml in the data/gpp folder.
-Added a "GPP Restart" tab to the EZ-Adm menu which deletes saCfg.txt file and restarts
Fast (if you run Fast from batch file w/goto loop, otherwise Fast will exit, lol)
-Bugfixes here and there, too numerous to enumerate :p

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Minor fixes for v1.72: (3/20/09)

-EZ-Bar and EZ-Adm panel settings were not recalled between maps/server visits
-LiveFive panel -- kind of the same thing as the admin panels, fixed anyhow...
-If random map pick was turned off, empty jukebox caused weird behavior.

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Minor fixes for v1.71: (3/18/09)

-LiveFive settings fixed -- now saved. Applies to all players.
-EZ-Bar and EZ-Adm panels can both be turned on/off individually.
-Some variable typos corrected throughout

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Changes for v1.7 (March, 2009):

- Added censor bot and chatbot. Bad words are replaced with *'s. There's a timer if you only want it enabled for ex.
from 21:00 to 6:00. Edit the $_GPP['Censor']['Words'] and $_GPP['Bot']['Words'] in plugin.gpp.50.php for your own
words/languages, etc.

- Added handling of idle players. Set # of idle rounds for forced spectator, and idle kick. Default: spectator after
3 rounds, idlekick after 5 rounds.

- Added a restart limiter for those who don't like players to keep restarting the same map over and over.

- Added an auto map skipper (primarily for higher ranked offi servers) to skip maps under 15, 30, 45, or 60 secs.
Default is off. Can also skip maps by author: /skip [author] ^^

- The EZ-Bar is now 'retractable' to prevent accidental mouseclicks. Click the EZ-Bar text to toggle.
Three new 'buttons' on top: CV: cancel vote, CB: cancel bet, and ER: end round.
Also added an EZ-Adm menu at bottom right as a substitute for the EZ-Bar.

- Added a LiveFive panel that shows the top 5 times on each map. Inspired by Aero's LiveStats ^^

- Added custom LoadScreen module. Add as many loadscreens for as many enviros you want (limit of 7 enviros :p)
Edit the file plugin.50.gpp.php to use your own loadscreens.

- There are now three settings to the force donation panel. Off, On, and Max.
Off is always off, unless player turns it on via GPP menu to make a donation.
On is always on, except during podium.
Max is always on, including podium. (not originally implemented because it covers up the chat input area)

- Some minor tweaks & changes:
-ALL settings now saved automatically at end of each round
-Map wish is now instant if next map is a server pick.
-Impatient admins can click jukebox time column to force map next.
Whatver was supposed to be next is placed back in the jukebox.
-GuestBook now shows which page you're on and total # of pages
-Added a Delete tab for maps on the TMX search page.
-MusicBox history is now respected (same songs were repeating).
-Some add'l tweaks and optimizations to improve responsiveness.
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Changes for v1.6 (July 30, 2008):

- Added admin ability to choose who can add TMX maps (tab under 'TMX Ctrl'). Current options are: Admins, GuestAdmins, and Players. First option: only full admins can add. Second: both full and guest admins can add. Third and most risky: everyone can add. Not sure if this is a good idea, but someone requested it, so the option is there if you're brave enough. To avoid overloading tm-exchange (as well as the server,) I strongly recommend setting a rather high JukeBox wait restriction if you allow everyone to add TMX maps.

- Changed the way TMX maps are added, because the above TMX change could result in multiple map additions at a time. Added TMX maps will first be downloaded to the server, then added to the JukeBox the same as a playlist selection. The configured settings of the JukeBox (source, environment) will still be used. Also, GuestAdmins and Players are restricted by the Admin configured TMX source and environment filters.

- Changed the handling of existing TMX maps to be more user-friendly. If a chosen TMX map already exists in the playlist, it is added to the JukeBox instead of the player having to find it in the maplist to wish it manually. If a map is not in the playlist, but the challenge file is on the server, it is deleted from the server trackdir, and then downloaded again (e.g. if it's updated) then added to the JukeBox, instead of simply re-added to the playlist for manual wishing.

- Added 'Length' column to the TMX search results manialink to help distinguish short lolmaps from long marathon maps.

- Fixed a minor bug in the TMX search results that would sometimes cause the manialink to crash.

- Fixed the idlekick to work correctly in rounds mode (laps mode and cup mode still need testing.)

- Fixed the MusicBox song selection so that the next song isn't picked until the score table is shown at the end of the round.

- Fixed a bug in the random map picker where current/next maps were not accounted for. If random map pick is enabled, adding a map to the JukeBox will now get priority, and the random (server) map selections will be shifted to the end of the list.

- Added a chat msg at start of map showing name of next map and who wished it. This replaces the "Random JukeBox pick:..." message because if it's a random pick, the 'next map' message says so ^^

- Added a "Who's That?" manialink page that shows the latest login & nick for all players that have connected to the server (starting from the stats plugin in v1.4) Allows you to look up what nickname a login is using, and can be sorted by nickname or login. Not extremely useful, but I was bored ^^

- Added an option in the Betcha plugin to prevent players from repeatedly calling bets with no-one accepting. The Betcha/Limit menu-tab configures how many failed bet attempts before kicking in. When the limit has been reached, the player in question cannot initiate more bets until s/he accepts a bet from another player, or makes a donation to the server. The reason for this is twofold. First, to stop players who keep betting 500 coppers over and over with no
other players taking the bet. Second, the server account is charged a 2% tax for each copper transaction. That might not seem like much, but a 500 copper bet every 5 minutes (12 bets/hour) adds up to 120 coppers per hour.

- Fixed another bug in the Betcha plugin with handling of bet payments/payouts in French language.

- Added notification to players when they're added to or removed from the Admin/GuestAdmin lists, and also refreshed menu for them.

- Reorganized some menu items, making it a little more logical. Most notably, TMX items are now under the 'TMX Ctrl' tab, (except for 'Newest TMX') and map items are under the 'Map Ctrl' tab. Also fixed the menu-items that open a manialink window so that only one window is open at a time, and clicking again closes the window properly.

- Added ability for GuestAdmins to use the "Previous Map" button on the EZ-Bar. Took a while, I know, but there it is.

- Added admin flood protection on the EZ-Bar so that repeated clicks on prev/next/restart are ignored until next map starts.

- Fixed some other minor bugs and did some cosmetic tweaks here and there.

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Changes for v1.5 (July 5, 2008):

- Added a MusicBox plugin. The musicbox.default.xml.txt file should be in the data/gpp directory, and contains the info for the songs in the playlist. Don't forget to modify to put your own url and song info. There is a MusicBox tab in the menu where players can see which songs are in the playlist, but so far only admins can pick/remove songs. The plugin configs are in the Settings/MusicBox tab (power on/off, random on/off, history size, clear history, next song, and reload.) When you delete songs from the playlist, reloading puts them back :) Adding songs will require editing of the xml file. I know there are a lot of tweaks and improvements that can be made, but I'm not going to spend too much time on this plugin, as I feel I've spent too much on it already, lol.

- Added an IdleKick feature that kicks idle players after a specified number of rounds. It can be configured via the settings menu, from 0 (off) to 10 rounds.

- Added some features to the tmx plugin. Search returns 20 maps per page, and you can go to the next/previous pages. The MapInfo panel now shows some additional info from tm-exchange (if available) such as type/style/routes/difficulty/LB rating, awards, comments, etc. The screenshot is not working yet, but a nice chunk of screen realestate has been reserved for it :) If available, links to download the map from tmx and to download the top rec replay will show. This assumes the map is from the source set in the TMX Source setting, which is not necessarily the case. Also, the map filename has to be saved with the TMX(ID#).Challenge.Gbx file format, or the plugin will not be able to get the relevant info from tm-exchange.

- Improved the dynamic menu handling, avoiding a full redraw of the menu. This should result in better performance, especially when many admins/guestadmins are connected to the server. Plus, the menu doesn't close every time a player joins or leaves the server. If you want to force the menu to redraw, just load or save the settings.

- Fixed a bug in the stats plugin that would show the Totals row in the wrong place when there's not enough data to fill the entire column(s).

- Fixed a bug in the betcha plugin that would ignore bets made in French. D‚sol‚ :) Also added a mode check that disables betting unless the server is in TimeAttack mode.

- Plus some other less noticeable fixes and tweaks that I can't think of at the moment.

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Changes for v1.4 (June 1, 2008):

Fixed: If the settings were saved during a bet, it would think the bet was in progress when settings were reloaded.

Added some flashing text to the betcha window in an attempt to add visibility without annoying players too much...

Moved config and logfiles from fastlog to data/gpp directory (relative to dedicated server dir). The flatfile database files (flatfile.php and flatfile_utils.php) must be in the data/flatfile directory. If you want to keep your existing config, move the following files from the fastlog directory to the data/gpp directory:
accounting.txt - to transfer copper stats to new database
deleted_maps.txt - optional
gbMsg.txt - for private messages
guestbook.txt - for guestbook entries
saCfg.txt - for configuration settings
saVips.txt - for subadmin list

The nextmap manialink can now be controlled via the Menu/Settings/NextMap tab.
Admins can choose to have it always on, always off, or on only if the player turns off the Fast Hud/Map Infos.

Added a simple definition plugin, just type /define [word] and if found will show the definition in the chat window.

Added sub/admin ability to cancel a bet in progress (useful if a player mistakenly starts a bet, etc.)

Added announcement to all players when sub/admin connects. Toggle on or off in the Admin Ctrl tab. To translate or change the announcement message, edit the tag <sa.adm.join> in the locale.gpp.txt.xml file.

Added auto-skip to next challenge when admin deletes current track.

Added a 'simple' statistics plugin, accessible via the 'Copper Stats' menu tab. Requires two files: flatfile.php, and flatfile_utils.php in the data/flatfile/ directory. The plugin shows the top 15 donations, lotto winners, and betcha winners, plus the total server counts for each category. It uses a flatfile database to store the info. On first run, it will read the data in the accounting.txt file to populate the database. Players can type /stats to show their copper counts, and admins can also type /stats [login] to see the stats of any player.

Locale files have been moved from locale.custom.xml.txt to its very own file: locale.gpp.xml.txt :)

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Changes for v1.3 (May 26, 2008):

Finished converting to support English and French languages. Some of the tags may be missing, but I'm correcting them as I find them ^^
Added "Cancel Vote" and "End Round" to the sub/admin menu. Added player control of spec/play behavior.
"Play" forces them to play (unable to spec) and conversely, "Spec" forces them to spectate (unable to play). Logically, "Free" releases the player to play/spec as they choose.
Settings are now retained between server restarts, and can be saved and loaded via the "Settings" tab. This also stores the "message of the day", if it is set.
Added a column in the TMX search results to show number of awards from tm-exchange.
*** Please support tm-exchange.com !!! Go there and dl maps, vote for good maps, etc! ***
I may have added something more along the way, but that's all I can think of for now :)

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Changes for v1.2.1 (May 21, 2008):

Fixed a bug in the menu related to lotto/dynamic timelimit config. Reorganized and added source and
filter settings for TMX plugin, and added some indicators to visualize what the source is (United,
TMNForever, Nations, or Sunrise). Added new admin buttons to add/remove subadmins and full admins,
as well as sub/admin player controls (kick/ignore/ban/blacklist). Fixed a bug in the random jukebox
picker where the map history was ignored if the filter was set to 'all environments'.

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Please note this plugin pack is for FAST 3.2.0v+ only. If you have problems with the guestbook, the first thing you should do is delete the ..\fastlog\guestbook.txt and restart the script. Similarly, for the private messages: ..\fastlog\gbMsg.txt Also, for problems with the subadmins feature, first try deleting ..\fastlog\savips.txt and restart the script.

Here are the changes for v1.2 (May 20, 2008):

Updated to use the new Fast menu-system (EZ-Menu) for access to Maps, JukeBox, GuestBook, Map Info, Donation panel, and some admin controls. Most of the settings can now be adjusted/configured via this menu. Explore it and see :) SubAdmins (formerly known as guest-admins :p) can be added and deleted via the new menu system as well (thanks to pa6fou for the suggestion).

I know it took a long time, but after suffering some premature balding and gaining a few gray hairs :p, the Betcha plugin now correctly awards the coppers to the bet-participant who posts the fastest time!

The maplist has been improved; now shows the current page + total pages of the listing. You can also sort the list by clicking on the yellow up/down arrows in the header. Because there may be a lot of pages, (currently 86 on my server,) I also added two navigation buttons to quickly go to the first and last pages. A red arrow in the Time column is for deleting the map from the playlist (after confirmation). The blue arrow next to the mapname is to place it in the jukebox.

Some new features added:

Random map mode:
At the start of the round, if the jukebox is empty, a random map is picked and placed into the jukebox. This can be turned on/off via the menu, and can also be filtered based on environment. I might add add a 'cycle' mode to this feature if there is a need for it.

Donation to other player:
If you want to donate coppers to another player, type /don [login] [coppers]. For example: /don slig 5000
You and the recipient must both be connected to the server.

Message of the day:
If you want a custom message displayed to players when they connect, type /motd [message]
To display the current message, just type /motd (without any message).
To turn off/disable, type /motd none

tmx-adder:
To celebrate the return of tm-exchange, I added a search feature to the tmx plugin. You can search by mapname and author, and the first 17 results are listed in a manialink page. Click the blue arrow next to the mapname to download the map (into server's track directory) and insert it in the playlist (to play next). To preserve resources for both the server and tm-exchange, this feature is only enabled for admins and subadmins, and you can still add maps manually from tmx by typing /tmx [id#]. The search can be filtered via the TMX menu tab.
/search author [tmxlogin]
/search map [mapname]
/search new: shows the newest uploads.
/tmx [tmxID]: adds the tmx-map with the specified ID# to the server/playlist to be played next.
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>>>Download GPP v1.82 Here! <<<
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Re: Glider's Plugin Pack v1.2 (FAST 3.2.0v)

Post by 13ORlilo » 20 May 2008 10:48

Great :thumbsup:
(not tested the betcha)

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Re: Glider's Plugin Pack v1.2 (FAST 3.2.0v)

Post by BL|NK » 20 May 2008 12:00

Thx Astro for your Update

I will install it and it works good for the moment, i am not tested the lottery and betcha because for the moment i am the only player on the server lol, i will testing all with my team and i report here :thumbsup:

But for the lottery plugin, when i would change the amount max, there is a bug and an interference with Timelimit, there is a screenshot :
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Post by pa6fou » 20 May 2008 15:52

many thanks for your great work ( espacialy for guests admins ;-) )
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Re: Glider's Plugin Pack v1.2 (FAST 3.2.0v)

Post by AstroGlider » 21 May 2008 02:02

BL|NK wrote:Thx Astro for your Update

I will install it and it works good for the moment, i am not tested the lottery and betcha because for the moment i am the only player on the server lol, i will testing all with my team and i report here :thumbsup:

But for the lottery plugin, when i would change the amount max, there is a bug and an interference with Timelimit, there is a screenshot
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This is a feature I put in when the config had to be done via chat. You could type in for example "/lot min 50" and "/lot max 25" which wouldn't make any sense, and the script compensates for it by adjusting the min and max as necessary to keep it as logical as possible. Both the lotto and dynamic timelimit configs (should) compensate in the same manner. I have to look into why the configs of the lottery and dynamic timelimit are interfering, as well as make it compensate for when the min and max values selected are not logical. It's not a complicated fix, so it shouldn't take as long as fixing the betcha :) Thanks for pointing it out.

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Re: Glider's Plugin Pack v1.2 (FAST 3.2.0v)

Post by LeTo » 21 May 2008 04:47

very nice work :thumbsup: thanks a lot
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Re: Glider's Plugin Pack v1.2 (FAST 3.2.0v)

Post by AstroGlider » 21 May 2008 21:46

I just uploaded version 1.2.1, which is currently the latest version. Please see top of the first post for download link and details.

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Re: Glider's Plugin Pack v1.2 (FAST 3.2.0v)

Post by BL|NK » 21 May 2008 23:10

Thx AstroGlider for the update, its fine and works fine :3
I will report you here for the lottery and betcha working :wink:

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Re: Glider's Plugin Pack v1.2 (FAST 3.2.0v)

Post by Viok Tof » 22 May 2008 13:46

Very good plugin glider, I like it :thumbsup:

but all messages are in english
can you use a local file (like local.custom.xml.txt of fast) for translation in next version (there are a lot of frenchs who use tm ..and others :wink: )

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Re: Glider's Plugin Pack v1.2 (FAST 3.2.0v)

Post by AstroGlider » 22 May 2008 15:31

Viok Tof wrote:Very good plugin glider, I like it :thumbsup:

but all messages are in english
can you use a local file (like local.custom.xml.txt of fast) for translation in next version (there are a lot of frenchs who use tm ..and others :wink: )
Yeah, that's not a bad idea at all. Only problem is that I don't speak French, and online translators are often inadequate. I would need to compile a list of phrases/sentences, and have someone (preferrably a human :wink: ) translate them to French and other languages if there is a need for it.
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Re: Glider's Plugin Pack v1.2 (FAST 3.2.0v)

Post by utal » 22 May 2008 18:09

great i finally got GPP working with new version :)

i can't use bet's since it says that server is out of coppers (already donated 500 to server account). server is running nations only with united account. any help with this?

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Re: Glider's Plugin Pack v1.2 (FAST 3.2.0v)

Post by AstroGlider » 22 May 2008 19:02

utal wrote:great i finally got GPP working with new version :)

i can't use bet's since it says that server is out of coppers (already donated 500 to server account). server is running nations only with united account. any help with this?

tks!
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Make sure you have the validation_key set in the config file.

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<masterserver_account>
       <login>...</login>
       <password>...</password>
       <validation_key>KEY</validation_key>
</masterserver_account>
Other than that, the only thing I can think of is that it can take several minutes for the transactions to go through, and if you have just (re)started the dedicated server it also takes several minutes for the masterserver to report the correct amount of coppers in the server account.
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Post by utal » 22 May 2008 19:11

yeah :)

dunno why but server has now coppers and betcha is working :P

just need to understand now how the bets works. any documentation about this? is it allowed to bet on a specific player? does the server charge this transactions? :)

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Re: Glider's Plugin Pack v1.2 (FAST 3.2.0v)

Post by AstroGlider » 22 May 2008 19:33

utal wrote:yeah :)

dunno why but server has now coppers and betcha is working :P

just need to understand now how the bets works. any documentation about this? is it allowed to bet on a specific player? does the server charge this transactions? :)

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From the readme:
At the beginning of a round, a manialink shows up at the center right of the screen, allowing bets to be placed. Default copper values are 50, 100, 250, and 500 coppers. You can bet some other amounts via chat by typing /bet [25, 50, 75, 100, 250, 500, 1000).
Once a bet has been initiated, other players can accept the bet by clicking 'Yes' on the "Accept?" manialink, or type /accept in the chat. After 30 seconds into the map, the manialink changes to list the participants in the bet, plus the number of coppers at stake.
At the end of the round, the winner is determined, and awarded the coppers. If nobody posted a time, the coppers are refunded to all parties.
Ok, after reading over what I wrote, I realize it's not too clear, so I'll try to elaborate. You are not betting on any specific player, (although it could be an interesting concept) Instead you are inviting other players to bet with you. Among the bet participants, the one who finishes the map with the fastest time wins the coppers. Betcha = "bet you" :) The server account is used for the transactions, but I do not know how much, if any, tax Nadeo charges for transactions between players and the server. If they do, then it also affects donations and lottery payouts, but I am not sure of this. What I do know is that it usually takes a minute or two for the transactions to get credited, so it is a good idea to have enough coppers in the server account to cover the expected size of the bets. For example, if a player bets 250 coppers, and three players accept the challenge, there should be at least 1000 coppers in the server account. I would hate to win the bet and lose out on that payout because of insufficient funds :P If the match ends before anyone can post a time (via vote to restart or skip to next map, etc) the bet amounts are refunded to all parties, so that's another reason to keep enough coppers on hand.
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Re: Glider's Plugin Pack v1.2 (FAST 3.2.0v)

Post by utal » 22 May 2008 20:01

thanks for the explanation :)

if i understood well, this way only the best players takes advantage on the betting system. unfortunately i hardly bet on me as all other week players eheh. it's hard for me also to be giving coppers to the server so others can win them.

in the beginning of TMU, jfreu pluggin allowed you to bet on witch player you want, with a minimum players on the server. a part of those coppers were for the server so that server could work alone without server admin giving coppers to it. i believe that this system would be more used by the players.

is there a way to donate to the server with a command? the /don command don't work with server accounts.

the rest of GPP is running perfectly, tks again :)

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