Free Lobby Module

Free Lobby Module

Version: 1.30.0
Updated: 2015-07-07

Introduction

You can use our Free Lobby Module in our games so that players can see each other and invite each other to play. An easy-to-understand, step-by-step guide is included to tell you how to integrate it into the games.

Features

  • PDF manual included
  • easily skinnable
  • intuitive browsing interface
  • no special hardware or software required; only a web server is needed
  • capacity limited only by server configuration
  • optional multiple game rooms
  • allows optionally limiting the capacities of different game rooms
  • supports multiple player entry mechanisms (by name, by name and email, by login, by Facebook login, etc.)
  • supports Facebook login
  • supports player avatars
  • supports robots
  • supports the reporting of results to server for record keeping
  • supports auto-matching of players
  • supports predefined players
  • supports PHP or ASP.NET
  • supports Facebook / Twitter / Myspace / email sharing of results

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Release Notes

Date
Version
Details
2010-04-13
1.0.1
Fixed a bug in the ActionScript 2 version where the z-order of the items might not be correct
2010-04-14
1.0.2
Fixed a bug in the ActionScript 2 version where it may not work under some browsers
2010-04-16
1.1.0
Updated the PHP scripts so that they work in sites with magic quotes on
2010-04-16
1.1.0
Added a "robot" enterType parameter
2010-04-23
1.2.0
Added support for ASP.NET
2010-04-23
1.2.0
Updated the manual so that it is more detailed
2010-04-23
1.2.0
Fixed a bug in the AS2 version where it may not work
2010-05-11
1.2.1
Fixed a bug which may cause the module to be unable to detect self disconnection
2010-05-19
1.3.0
Added chat support
2010-05-24
1.3.1
Added some parameters and methods to improve the chat function
2010-05-27
1.3.2
Added afterJoinRoomAction
2010-09-01
1.3.3
Fixed bugs in PHP files which may cause errors in some systems
2010-09-21
1.3.4
Fixed a bug in test.aspx
2010-10-12
1.4.0
Added support for email challenge
2010-10-12
1.4.0
Updated PHP files so that they work in some strange platforms
2010-10-22
1.4.2
Fixed a potential stability bug in the PHP and ASPX scripts
2010-10-29
1.5.0
Updated structure to support robots
2010-11-27
1.5.1
Fixed a bug which caused the chat to stop working
2010-12-02
1.5.2
Fixed a bug which causes the player to be unable to enter as guest after a failed login
2010-12-06
1.5.3
Added support for emailSender parameter so that emails sent will be less likely to be considered as spam
2010-12-08
1.6.0
Added support for auto matching of players
2010-12-20
1.6.1
Updated the FLA files so that they can be opened in Flash CS3
2010-12-23
1.6.2
Added support for siteID, gameID, gameName FlashVars
2010-12-29
1.6.3
Fixed a bug which caused the facebook, twitter and myspace button to stop working
2010-12-31
1.6.4
Updated font embedding so that it works better with Flash CS5
2011-01-10
1.6.5
Fixed a bug which caused the extra player information to fail to store
2011-01-17
1.6.6
Updated sample link
2011-01-28
1.6.7
Fixed a bug which occur in rare cases where the numbers cannot be shown
2011-02-01
1.6.8
Fixed a potential bug which may occur if the game do not have access to the scripts of the page
2011-03-01
1.6.9
Fixed an error in the manual
2011-03-07
1.7.0
Added support for a duplicateNameTreatment parameter
2011-03-11
1.8.0
Added support for tablePlayerNames parameter for predetermined players
2011-04-13
1.9.0
Improved Facebook sharing function
2011-04-14
1.10.0
Added support for tableID and tableNoOfPlayers FlashVars
2011-05-31
1.10.2
Added tableID parameter to recordResult function
2011-06-03
1.10.3
Fixed a error which may occur when joining a table if the owner of the table has already left
2011-06-04
1.10.4
Fixed a stability problem when the tableID parameter is used
2011-06-11
1.11.0
Updated messaging mechanism so that it is more resilient to network disruptions
2011-06-11
1.11.0
Added support for timed messages
2011-06-14
1.11.1
Added parameters to control whether each of the share buttons are shown
2011-06-21
1.11.2
Updated the parameters of robotSendGameMessage
2011-07-06
1.12.0
Fixed a bug in PHP version where the adding of index to the player name does not work
2011-07-06
1.12.0
Fixed a bug in PHP version where the lobby does not work with magic quotes on
2011-07-06
1.12.0
Fixed a bug about concurrent access
2011-07-06
1.12.0
Added support for custom share text and picture
2011-07-06
1.12.0
Added support for custom extra
2011-07-28
1.12.1
Fixed a error with hash calculation in AS2 version
2011-07-28
1.12.1
Fixed an error where the FLA files cannot be opened in Flash CS3
2011-08-05
1.12.2
Fixed a bug which caused the base parameter to be ineffective on the share URL
2011-08-06
1.12.3
Fixed a bug which caused the share URL to be wrong if the base parameter is in a certain pattern
2011-09-10
1.13.0
Added support for playerPictureURL parameter
2011-09-12
1.13.1
Bug fix about the display of the player picture
2011-09-13
1.13.2
Fixed a potential bug about clicking the share buttons
2011-10-12
1.13.3
Updated so that the game can get the picture url of the players from the playerInfos parameter
2011-10-31
1.13.4
Fixed a bug in getAllInfo.aspx
2011-11-18
1.14.0
Added support for facebook login
2011-11-18
1.14.0
Added help
2011-11-18
1.14.0
Changed package name
2011-11-18
1.14.0
Added EnableSessionState to ASPX files
2011-11-25
1.14.1
Updated setPlayerFacebookInfo so that it works better
2011-11-25
1.14.1
Updated facebook login so that it will be needed again after reload
2011-12-01
1.14.3
Updated to support sharing even if the game is not in a web page
2012-01-05
1.14.6
Fixed a bug which caused the playerName, playerPictureURL FlashVars to stop working
2012-02-20
1.15.0
Added support for tableNoOfRobots and robotName FlashVars
2012-04-23
1.16.0
Added autoMatchShowTable parameter
2012-04-30
1.17.0
Added support for actionGetChatBubblePosition parameter
2012-05-16
1.18.0
Updated so that when the game with predefined players ends, the lobby will not start with predefined players again
2012-05-16
1.18.0
Added tooltip to toggle between friends and all players
2012-05-16
1.18.0
Bug fix about facebook login in PHP
2012-06-15
1.19.1
Fixed a synchronization problem which may occur if multiple players play with robots
2012-07-11
1.19.2
Fixed error about missing files
2012-08-13
1.20.0
Updated structure of source codes
2012-08-13
1.20.0
Fixed potential stability problem
2012-09-13
1.20.1
Updated the text and layout of the user manual
2012-09-13
1.20.1
Added htmlObjectID parameter
2012-09-21
1.20.2
Updated Facebook login to support changes in Facebook API
2012-10-15
1.20.3
Updated message serializer to solve some issues with message handling
2012-10-31
1.21.0
Added duplicateGuestTreatment server side parameter
2012-10-31
1.21.0
Added playerIsGuest FlashVars
2012-12-01
1.21.3
Updated so that after the game ends, the game can continue only after the recordResult in the server side ends
2012-12-04
1.21.4
Removed obsolete contents in the use manual
2012-12-14
1.21.5
Added server side parameters namesFilterFile, namesFilterApplyToLogin and namesFilterApplyToFacebook
2012-12-20
1.21.6
Added predefinedPlayersMaxTime parameter
2013-01-30
1.21.7
Updated wordings in French, German, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish
2013-11-12
1.24.1
Updated manual to use latest facebook API calls in the part about facebook challenge
2014-01-15
1.25.0
Added support for Google+ sharing
2014-05-12
1.25.1
Bug fix about chat bubble in Arabic version
2014-05-16
1.25.2
Bug fix about missing text in some languages
2014-06-09
1.26.0
Bug fix about robotName parameter
2014-06-09
1.26.0
Bug fix about auto match
2014-06-09
1.26.0
Bug fix about facebook login
2014-06-09
1.26.0
Bug fix about chat bubble
2014-06-09
1.26.0
Added defaultRoomEnableds and gameRoomEnableds server side parameters
2014-06-12
1.26.1
Bug fix about chat bubble
2014-06-13
1.26.2
Fixed a potential bug about viewing
2014-06-25
1.27.0
Added autoStart parameter to lobby component
2014-09-11
1.27.1
Updated to use v2.0 of facebook graph API
2015-04-09
1.27.2
Updated facebook share to explicitly specific v2.0 of facebook API
2015-04-16
1.27.3
Bug fix about view function
2015-04-21
1.27.4
Changed fonts
2015-04-30
1.27.5
Bug fix about starting the game in APSX version
2015-05-05
1.28.0
Updated auto match behaviour when robots are available
2015-05-22
1.29.0
Added facebookLoginFinished callback
2015-07-06
1.30.0
Bug fix about behaviour when disconnected from server
2015-07-06
1.30.0
Added support for storing data in memcached server
2015-07-06
1.30.0
Reduced waiting time
2015-07-07
1.30.1
Added namespace to PHP files
2015-07-10
1.30.2
Bug fix about inactiveTimeout
2015-07-17
1.30.3
Bug fix about slow response when entering game when memached is used
2015-08-31
1.31.0
Added support for checkShareURL callback function
2015-08-31
1.31.0
Bug fix in ASPX version about random number generators
2015-10-12
1.31.1
Removed add robot button in the auto match dialog when the players are predefined
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