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Improved Scoreboard

Postby lackattack on Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:19 am

Alas, the Flip the Board feature was just an April Fool's prank (246 people actually attempted to flip their boards, by the way :shock: ). I think it's high time for a feature that is NOT a prank...

Scoreboard Improvements

The new scoreboard has these features:

Ties are now given the same position #. In other words, if you and someone else are tied for 5th place, you both get a 5 and the next player gets a 7. Tied players are listed alphabetically.

To add these features without impacting server performance, the scoreboard will no longer be "live" and will be updated every hour like the Conqueror position.

Hopefully these changes will help you better understand how you place against the competition. It may even help you find fellow countrymen to play with!


Proxy Blocking

After studying web proxy use for several months we've discovered that much less than 1% of our membership visits Conquer Club through web proxies and a large portion of this proxy use is by members with multiple accounts. We decided to block access to Conquer Club through web proxies to help our multi hunters enforce the rules and keep out the bad guys.

Unfortunately some members who use proxies legitimately to get past firewalls at school or work will be affected. We regret this side effect and hope those affected end up with better grades and promotions to make up for this ;)


Map XML Enhancement

To provide you with new challenging maps and to keep things interesting for map makers, we'll be making single enhancements to the map XML format on a regular basis.

To begin with, we've expanded the objective to include continents. This will lead to maps with more flexible winning objectives like "hold 60% of the world". For more information about map development, please visit the Map Foundry.
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby Optimus Prime on Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:18 am

Yipee!
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby nagerous on Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:18 am

Great update, thanks lackattack!
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby Shai on Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:19 am

As usual, great job!
Thanks for the updates!
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby mibi on Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:23 am

great update lack, im addicted to xml updates.. the more the merrier.
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby Grøt on Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:27 am

Hey, I have a problem here. When I try to log in, CC tells me I must not use a proxy and connect directly to it, but I ain't using a proxy!
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby jleonnn on Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:28 am

Nice!!!!! Awesome!!!! Didn't I suggest this 1 year ago?
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby lackattack on Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:29 am

Grøt wrote:Hey, I have a problem here. When I try to log in, CC tells me I must not use a proxy and connect directly to it, but I ain't using a proxy!


What did you do to get on and post this :?
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby Grøt on Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:33 am

lackattack wrote:
Grøt wrote:Hey, I have a problem here. When I try to log in, CC tells me I must not use a proxy and connect directly to it, but I ain't using a proxy!


What did you do to get on and post this :?

Forum and game sessions seem to be different. Whenever I try to click on "my games", I'm sent back to the login page.
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby lord voldemort on Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:37 am

woooo make my life easy :D
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby mibi on Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:39 am

the sort by rating is a little silly as the top is all noobs with 1 rating.
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby Hotdoggie on Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:49 am

So now not only do multies get to ruin our games but also our ability to log into ConquerClub...nice fail update.
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby alex951 on Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:54 am

=D> =D> nice improvement to come back too ;)
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby jleonnn on Fri Apr 02, 2010 9:01 am

I agree with mibi, at the top there has to be at least 1000 players with 1000 score
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby Falkomagno on Fri Apr 02, 2010 9:24 am

Awesome improve. I really enjoy to see my name in top of something. :)
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby natty dread on Fri Apr 02, 2010 9:24 am

Wow! Great XML update! Thanks lack!
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby Dako on Fri Apr 02, 2010 9:45 am

Awesome update.

Will try to find some bugs and report them :-D.

Edit: bug #1 - when you sort by country it doesn't start the order from 1. It just filters normal scoreboard hiding non-country rows.
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby natty dread on Fri Apr 02, 2010 9:50 am

That's a feature, not a bug...
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby iamkoolerthanu on Fri Apr 02, 2010 9:50 am

Dako wrote:Awesome update.

Will try to find some bugs and report them :-D.

Edit: bug #1 - when you sort by country it doesn't start the order from 1. It just filters normal scoreboard hiding non-country rows.


lackattack wrote:Scoreboard Improvements

The new scoreboard has these features:


Pretty sure its not a bug ;)

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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby Witt13 on Fri Apr 02, 2010 9:55 am

*Super like* Awesome update Lack!
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby AndyDufresne on Fri Apr 02, 2010 10:03 am

Good update. :D Now I can see where I am in the middle of the pack of the scoreboard. :D


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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby clapper011 on Fri Apr 02, 2010 10:12 am

nice update! I am actually 11th in one part of the scoreboard... 8-[
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby Beckytheblondie on Fri Apr 02, 2010 10:27 am

clapper011 wrote:nice update! I am actually 11th in one part of the scoreboard... 8-[

actually you're #1 on games played, games won Canadian scoreboard...and #1 on any score filtered by username "clapp"!!
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby MrBenn on Fri Apr 02, 2010 11:41 am

It would be nice if the scoreboard sort by games won was able to sort on the % figure too...

It's great to see an addition to the XML - this will allow for much more versatility of gameplay objectives. The prospect of future changes is also very exciting!
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Re: Improved Scoreboard

Postby AndyDufresne on Fri Apr 02, 2010 11:44 am

I think Lack left off the % because it skews toward people who play a lot of 1vs1. There are some other filters, however, that may make an appearance in other updates.


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