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Game Invites 2.0

Postby lackattack on Wed Jul 21, 2010 10:17 pm

I have good news - the games invitations system has been given a major overhaul!

A new My Games tab
No more flooded inbox! Invitations are no longer sent by private message. Instead, there is a new tab on the My Games page for invites (as suggested by ubersky). If you have any invitations a short message will appear on the active games tab to get your attention, similar to when you have ratings to leave.

Notifications, notifications
Email notifications are now sent our when you receive a game invitation. There are also notifications when an invite you sent gets declined or expires (as suggested by lgoasklucyl). Both of these notifications can be turned off and on via the Game Settings page.

See who is invited
Wherever you see a game listed with a reserved spot you can now click [show / hide] to see who the spot is reserved for (as suggested by General Brewsie).

Private Message bug fixed
In related news, we finally fixed an annoying bug (reported by slowreactor) where private message folders would think they contain more messages than what's actually there. This was due to a mistake in the way we had been expiring private messages that used to be sent for game invitations.
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby jrh_cardinal on Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:11 am

LOVE IT!!!
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby samuelc812 on Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:11 am

Nice work Lack :)
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby Foxglove on Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:17 am

Very nice. :)

The "Invitatons" tab could use a spelling correction.
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby Bruceswar on Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:17 am

well done! This is a nice update.
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby jrh_cardinal on Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:21 am

Foxglove wrote:Very nice. :)

The "Invitatons" tab could use a spelling correction.

haha, didn't even notice that
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby n00blet on Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:21 am

Foxglove wrote:Very nice. :)

The "Invitatons" tab could use a spelling correction.
Haha I'm glad I checked this fast enough to see that :D

But, still a grand update.
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby angola on Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:22 am

Great add-on.

Much easier to join games, instead of getting a list of 50 in your inbox.
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby TheForgivenOne on Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:23 am

I like it :)
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby muy_thaiguy on Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:25 am

Nicely done. That will make things much easier.
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby lackattack on Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:28 am

Foxglove wrote:The "Invitatons" tab could use a spelling correction.


Fixed :oops:
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby mviola on Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:47 am

Wow this is awesome. It's exactly what was needed!!!
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby rdsrds2120 on Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:56 am

Ah, really improves the game management/ efficiency, applause. =D> =D> =D>
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby Shai on Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:05 am

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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby Foxglove on Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:07 am

The Game Finder results no longer show eliminated players.
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby benga on Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:17 am

Foxglove wrote:The Game Finder results no longer show eliminated players.


YEA FIX THESE PLS!!!
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby jrh_cardinal on Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:22 am

benga wrote:
Foxglove wrote:The Game Finder results no longer show eliminated players.


YEA FIX THESE PLS!!!

YES, major problem for TO's
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby benga on Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:25 am

One other thing,
what's the point in showing me
to whom I sent invite
if I can't cancel it.
Or maybe I don't see the
the cancel button other then
drop the game??
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby caymanmew on Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:39 am

=D>
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby Royal Panda on Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:39 am

Absolutely. Loving. It. :D
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby Army of GOD on Thu Jul 22, 2010 2:05 am

Yea, I love it!!

(little do they know that I'm so lonely, I have to make multis to send invites to myself =( )
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby alstergren on Thu Jul 22, 2010 2:47 am

jrh_cardinal wrote:
benga wrote:
Foxglove wrote:The Game Finder results no longer show eliminated players.


YEA FIX THESE PLS!!!

YES, major problem for TO's


Indeed! Thought I was crazy for a while before it struck me that it probably wasn't me.... :D

Using game finder checking your tourney is a quick way to see if all games in a round has been completed. Without it, one has to check every individual game.
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby TalynStarburst on Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:00 am

alstergren wrote:
jrh_cardinal wrote:
benga wrote:
Foxglove wrote:The Game Finder results no longer show eliminated players.


YEA FIX THESE PLS!!!

YES, major problem for TO's


Indeed! Thought I was crazy for a while before it struck me that it probably wasn't me.... :D

Using game finder checking your tourney is a quick way to see if all games in a round has been completed. Without it, one has to check every individual game.



i also want to give my input on this issue as i use this method as well for an easy check on the tournaments i run. please fix this..
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby Forza AZ on Thu Jul 22, 2010 4:03 am

Nice update.

I have another few suggestions however.
-Maybe you can list under the hide/show tab, also what time still is left for the invite to run out, so you can beforehand know exactly when it runs out.
-And it would be nice for tournament organisers to have the chance to either cancel an invitation or to send a new 1 before the old 1 has expired. Now you have to wait untill the old 1 expires untill you can send a new 1 to the same player. That results in a amount of time in which the player can't join the game.
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Re: Game Invites 2.0

Postby JoshyBoy on Thu Jul 22, 2010 4:06 am

Great update.
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