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Automatic Game replay search

Postby Con-queerer on Thu Jun 05, 2008 3:30 pm

I love love Conquerclub!! One thing that I find a bit unefficient is having to input all the criteria for what time of game I want to play every single time I hit "Game Finder"...waiting for players, map, game type, escalating or fixed, casual, speed...etc.

I see two good possible solutions for this:
1) Save my criteria from my last search. I almost always play the same criteria. If my last search was saved, then all I have to hit is one or two more buttons for the search instead of having to check-off each critiera every time.

or,

2)At the end of a game, have a button that says "Search for similar game". This could be really convenient. Say for example I played a "World 2.0, casual, standard, escalating, chained, 4 player game". At the end of the game, it would be really great if I just had to hit a button that would search for a game with the same criteria.

What do you think? Thanks!

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Re: Automatic Game replay search

Postby chipv on Thu Jun 05, 2008 3:52 pm

Already exists!

There is a greasemonkey script for just that:

viewtopic.php?f=59&t=18815
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Ability To Save Game Searches

Postby KingConan on Fri Jun 27, 2008 11:32 am

I often find myself searching for the same type(s) of game over and over. It would be more convenient if I had the ability to save different types of searches in a personalized list. So, for example, If I wanted to find all the 8 player freestyle assasin games that are waiting for players, or all the two player feudal empire games, I could do so at the click of a mouse.

Specifics:
Add a button or check box at the bottom of the game finder menu that says "Save this Search".
Allow the user to give the search a name.
Then show a personalized list of user searches off to the right of the search page.
Allow the user to click on a listed item (via link) to automatically find all the games that match the saved criteria.

This will improve the following aspects of the site:
In my opinion, this would make finding and joining the games you have the most interest in much easier and faster.
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Re: Ability To Save Game Searches

Postby chipv on Fri Jun 27, 2008 12:00 pm

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Re: Ability To Save Game Searches

Postby Anarkistsdream on Fri Jun 27, 2008 12:19 pm

chipv wrote:Try the Saved Searches script



Although this has already been suggested, it hasn't been talked about to awful much.

What about people that don't want to use Greasemonkey or don't like/have availability to Firefox?
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Re: Ability To Save Game Searches

Postby chipv on Sat Jun 28, 2008 5:07 am

Anarkistsdream wrote:
chipv wrote:Try the Saved Searches script



Although this has already been suggested, it hasn't been talked about to awful much.

What about people that don't want to use Greasemonkey or don't like/have availability to Firefox?


They can try the Saved searches for Internet Explorer script.
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Re: Ability To Save Game Searches

Postby KingConan on Sat Jun 28, 2008 11:05 am

where do I go to get this saved searches script that's being mentioned?
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Re: Ability To Save Game Searches

Postby chipv on Sat Jun 28, 2008 2:03 pm

KingConan wrote:where do I go to get this saved searches script that's being mentioned?


I posted the links already above but here they are again anyway:

Saved Searches Script for Firefox Link

Saved Searches Script for Internet Explorer Link
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Re: Ability To Save Game Searches

Postby KingConan on Sun Jun 29, 2008 11:50 am

Thanks. I guess I didn't realize they were links. Its hard to tell on this forum.
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Re: Ability To Save Game Searches

Postby KingConan on Mon Jul 07, 2008 6:33 pm

Is there a similar script for starting new games?
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Auto Game Finder

Postby Jonny_Morbid on Sat Jul 19, 2008 11:39 am

Could we maybe set something up where we don't have to re-enter the specifics of what sort of game we are looking for in game finder?
I find that most often I am looking for the same general criteria in most of the games I play. If I could do the search over agin right away, it would save me alot of time. Would it be possible to set up a memory for the common criteria so that I don't have to re-click up to ten things over and over again?
I believe this would encourage one to join more games at once, and get things going a little quicker. It seems like alot of games sit for weeks before anyone ever joins them. When you go through the trouble of selecting all the prefered criteria in a game, you just want to find one where there only a few empty spots left, so you can play it right away. However, if I could click once and be at the list I wanted, I would probably join up to ten games a day.
Another option would be to allow one to choose more than one game at a time.
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Re: Auto Game Finder

Postby chipv on Sat Jul 19, 2008 2:15 pm

Already been done.

There is a "saved searches" script that you can use to save previous searches for later use.

Installation instructions are on these threads and also in the Plugins & Addons Forum

For Firefox click Saved Searches for Firefox

For Internet Explorer click Saved Searches for Internet Explorer
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Re: Auto Game Finder

Postby cicero on Sat Jul 19, 2008 5:18 pm

chipv

The Firefox script doesn't work for me ...
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Re: Auto Game Finder

Postby chipv on Sat Jul 19, 2008 5:23 pm

cicero wrote:chipv

The Firefox script doesn't work for me ...


No, I know. Easy fix for it, though - change the includes.

The script writer is no longer active, so I'm going to move this to another location so it does work out the box but for
now read the thread or just change the includes to

http://www.conquerclub.com/player.php?mode=find*
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Saving Start-A-Game Settings.

Postby NightWolf on Fri Sep 19, 2008 2:23 pm

Concise description:
    I have searched this forum, and have found no suggestion whatsoever that mentions this, so I figured I could ask the community about how they think of the idea of having their game setup options saved to be set to their favorite settings, so that they don't have to reset them each time.

Specifics:

    ---Creating a personal save for your settings for creating new games. e.g. always have the radio button for "Sequential Game" ticked, as opposed to "Freestyle Game".
    ---This is not nessesary, but there could possibly be a little listbox in which you could select your saved setting from, of which upon clicking automatically loads the settings referenced from that item.
    ---Since only Premium members can have unlimited games, thus may be creating many, many games at once, this could be a feature restricted to Premium members (This is debatable.)


This will improve the following aspects of the site:
    Reduce the time taken doing the tedious process of checking the same boxes for the settings each time you create a new game.
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Re: Saving Start-A-Game Settings.

Postby Kemmler on Fri Sep 19, 2008 2:24 pm

There's a greasemonkey plugin that does this, check out that forum.
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Re: Saving Start-A-Game Settings.

Postby NightWolf on Fri Sep 19, 2008 2:34 pm

I don't know where it is in the plugin forum. I cannot find it. Also, not everyone uses Firefox. I just happen to, but everyone else who doesn't loses out.
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Re: Saving Start-A-Game Settings.

Postby t-o-m on Fri Sep 19, 2008 2:49 pm

NightWolf wrote:I don't know where it is in the plugin forum. I cannot find it. Also, not everyone uses Firefox. I just happen to, but everyone else who doesn't loses out.

Meh...

Too much abuse, wouldnt be made, wouldnt be allowed i dont think.
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Saving Game Types

Postby karelpietertje on Sat Sep 20, 2008 1:51 pm

Hi all, this is my plan:

Concise description:
  • Because many people play some kinds of games (for instance Doodle Assassin-games) a lot, I think there should be an option to save certain game types. So when you go to "Start A Game" or "Game Finder" there are certain sets of Game Options.

Specifics:
  • so let's say you usually only to start games like this: 8 player, Doodle Earth, Assassin, Freestyle, No cards, Unlimited, Sunny, Speed. you check all those boxes, but instead of "Create" there will be a new button called "Save settings" and you click that one.
    Now there are two options: either there will be a new menu called "Saved game settings" or the list of saved game styles will be in "Start A Game"

This will improve the following aspects of the site:
  • Nobody will have to repeat the process of clicking al the settings of the game type they love so much!

Anybody thinks this is a good plan?
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PS: perhaps this could be an add-on like greasemonkey and Clickable Maps? I don't know who makes those add-ons, but please do so :P!
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Re: Saving Start-A-Game Settings.

Postby lancehoch on Sat Sep 20, 2008 2:47 pm

Merged in a new thread about saving settings from the Start A Game page.
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Re: Premium Perk - Save favourite game finder tick boxes

Postby jesterhawk on Mon Oct 13, 2008 10:51 am

While I at this time don't have any funds to part with, I will become a premium member as soon as I can.

That said, I REALLY WOULD like the FAVORITE game finder select feature. I didn't see this on the list of suggestions. Is it being considered??

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Re: Premium Perk - Save favourite game finder tick boxes

Postby Timminz on Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:25 am

jesterhawk wrote:While I at this time don't have any funds to part with, I will become a premium member as soon as I can.

That said, I REALLY WOULD like the FAVORITE game finder select feature. I didn't see this on the list of suggestions. Is it being considered??

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It is available as a Greasemonkey add-on, called Saved Searches. It's free, and found in the plugins & Add-ons sub-forrum.
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Re: Premium Perk - Save favourite game finder tick boxes

Postby chipv on Mon Oct 13, 2008 1:33 pm

For Internet Explorer there is a Saved Searches script (there has been for months):

viewtopic.php?f=59&t=54932

Included in the post is a link to explain how to run scripts for Internet Explorer.
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Suggestion: Saved Searches in Game Finder

Postby grunion on Fri Mar 06, 2009 1:12 pm

Suggestion: Allow players to save frequently used searches in game finder


Specifics:
  • Allow a player-configurable list of 4 - 5 "favorite searches" in the Game Finder screen
  • Allow players to come up with names for the saved searches

This will improve the following aspects of the site:
  • When I go to Game Finder 90% of the time I am putting in the same search criteria, looking for games to join with my preferred criteria. Usually it is too much of a chore to multi-select a bunch of specific maps I like so when the search comes up I end up wading through many screens of games I wasn't interested in. Also for some maps I prefer different settings than for others. I'd like to create these searches just once and then save them.
  • Having a pick list of searches that I know will generate the results I want will make me a happy camper and make it tons easier to join the games I want to.
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Re: Suggestion: Saved Searches in Game Finder

Postby Timminz on Fri Mar 06, 2009 1:18 pm

There is a script for greasemonkey that does this.
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