[DBTech] vBArcade v2 (vB5) 2.0.2a5

vBArcade is a professional modular flash arcade game system. Easily converts your old favorites, and

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

    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, 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!


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    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.


    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

    "Most Trophies" Module
    Lists top 3 players and how many trophies they hold
    Displays avatar and link to member profile
    Displays username if avatars are turned off
    "Show Avatars" module configuration
    Respects user's choice to hide avatars if applicable

    "Longest Players" Module
    Lists top 3 players and how long they've played
    Displays avatar and link to member profile
    Displays username if avatars are turned off
    "Show Avatars" module configuration
    "Maximum Players to Show" module configuration
    Respects user's choice to hide avatars if applicable

    "You Might Like" Module
    Displays a semi-random game similar to existing one
    Fetches random game from the same category if one exists
    "Show Game Icon" module configuration

    Global Scoring Integration
    Synchronises scoring with the Global Scoring system
    Displays Global Champion if enabled

    Add / Edit comments for your scores on games

    Score Alerts
    Receive Email and/or PM notifications when your score is beaten
    Respects vBulletin's notification settings
    Contains link to the game for quick play

    Score Tracking
    latest and champion scores
    most winners and longest players
    average scores, plays and playtime
    yourself and locally
    local rankings

    General / Other
    Modern streamlined appearance with AJAX for replay and searching
    Tweet, Like, Pin, or +1 a game
    Easy game resizing
    Ajax ratings
    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
    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

    Additional Features (Pro)

    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
    Invite/Reminder Email/PM alerts, with notifications
    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

    Tournament 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
    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

    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

    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

    Score Alerts
    Automatically create a new thread or post on highscore
    Uses vBulletin APIs to insert the content
    Works with vBulletin features like commenting

    Category Passwords
    Set passwords to your categories
    AJAX input password before game list loads
    No reloads necessary

    General / Other
    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
    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

    Features Still Missing (Lite)

    General / Other
    post your score to your Facebook wall
    FB integration with vB5 isn't 100% complete yet, this will be re-examined when that time comes.
    Show off your trophy collection in your postbit
    The vB5 postbit isn't designed to be as cluttered as the vB4 postbit can be, so this will be on the shelf for the time being.
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