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ZakStunts 9.0
« on: January 11, 2014, 06:04:32 PM »
Since Zak has updated the version number, new thread for suggestions and complaints!

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Re: ZakStunts 9.0
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2014, 06:06:26 PM »
Anyone interesting in bringing the Newbie Guide up to date? The whole text is on this pad.

At 340 lines it might be... a bit long and scary for newbies :)

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Re: ZakStunts 9.0
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2014, 06:30:14 PM »
Anyone interesting in bringing the Newbie Guide up to date? The whole text is on this pad.

At 340 lines it might be... a bit long and scary for newbies :)

Tell us what you need. It can be solved in team work.

as you mentioned earlier, some videos would be cool

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Re: ZakStunts 9.0
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2014, 07:20:21 PM »
Tell us what you need. It can be solved in team work.

I only have vague ideas :P
I was starting to clean up the registration/login code (anyone wants a "remember me" option? ;) ) so I took another look at the guide and found it a bit long.

Then I got distracted by trying to put dosbox+conf+stunts+shortcut in a single directory... (spoiler: it works)
« Last Edit: January 11, 2014, 07:25:30 PM by dreadnaut »

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Re: ZakStunts 9.0
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2014, 07:22:10 PM »
Dunno why, I associated from "Newbie Guide" to "Driving School"... :D

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Re: ZakStunts 9.0
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2014, 12:05:35 PM »
Dunno why, I associated from "Newbie Guide" to "Driving School"... :D

Videos for the Driving School would also be great! I can think of a bunch of tricks that I didn't know were possible a year ago. I would include:

Basic stuff
  • replay handling
  • fast grass
  • powergear
  • dual-way
  • magic carpets (ZCT138/139 should have useful replays)


Obstacles tricks
  • Slalom: driving through at high speed and driving on the side (ZCT139)
  • Corkscrews: skipping the loop, slide-turn on the way out (DEFAULT, ZCT139)
  • Loops: jumping out to the side, cutting through, loop base bug (ZCT139, ZCT148)
  • Cork U/D: driving outside (ZCT149), jumping above (ZCT145?), going through the wall (ZCT140)


Speed up tricks
  • 'boulevard' jumps (ZCT143)
  • banked road jumps (ZCT138)
  • half-pipe jumps and bumps (entrance, mid-pipe obstacles, exit)
  • ramp small-jumps, inside or on the side (often in yours and Renato's replays)


Advanced tricks
  • the turning-mid-air-by-jumping-while-sliding thingy
  • sliding-then-suddenly-going-forward-without-slowing-down
  • powergear on water near fences (USC-Cucuta)
  • powergear "corners"
  • helicopter?

« Last Edit: January 29, 2015, 09:48:53 PM by dreadnaut »

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Re: ZakStunts 9.0
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2014, 05:26:54 PM »
Is it possible to bring back the car bonuses table sorted by %?

It was very useful. :)

About the customized profile, where is shown then? I can't see others profile (not statistics but years expertice/height/problems/background/problems profile)
« Last Edit: January 31, 2014, 05:42:08 PM by alanrotoi »

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Re: ZakStunts 9.0
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2014, 10:24:16 PM »
Is it possible to bring back the car bonuses table sorted by %?
Sure! Would it be better to sort the table, or directly to have the graph in the results page sorted?

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About the customized profile, where is shown then? I can't see others profile (not statistics but years expertice/height/problems/background/problems profile)
There only a "profiles" page using that information, but it doesn't seem to work. I'll give it a look ;)

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Re: ZakStunts 9.0
« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2014, 11:42:16 PM »
1) As you wish. The table was a bit "offside" from the track section but I always used it. :D Maybe if in the car bonuses section you add the sort option or if every month it sorts by % may be easy to code.

2) Great! Thank you!

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Re: ZakStunts 9.0
« Reply #9 on: February 05, 2014, 07:00:50 PM »
About the customized profile, where is shown then? I can't see others profile (not statistics but years expertice/height/problems/background/problems profile)
Just as a temporary solution, I grafted those field at the bottom of the profile page :)

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Re: ZakStunts 9.0
« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2014, 10:52:13 PM »
Perfect! Only a bit of design order and it's done :).

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Re: ZakStunts 9.0
« Reply #11 on: March 02, 2014, 06:12:44 PM »
Quote from: Zak, on the shoutbox
BTW, you can download ZCT152 from the tracks page http://zak.stunts.hu/tracks but you will be only able to send replayes from the 4th of March.
That being the case, would you consider adding a third state to the current race header, in which it would point to the new track and state, instead of "Time is up", something like "Preview - Race starts in..."? It won't make that much of a difference, as the interval won't be more than three days long, but it would clearly tell casual visitors that there is activity going on during said interval.
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Re: ZakStunts 9.0
« Reply #12 on: March 16, 2014, 05:25:48 PM »
The site looks good and behaves so by now. :) But the "Chat" link at the "Info" section gives me an error:

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Strict Standards: Non-static method AJAXChatFileSystem::getFileContents() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/virtual-ftp/stunts/forum/chat/lib/class/AJAXChatTemplate.php on line 37 ^

Everything else works, well done. 8)
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Re: ZakStunts 9.0
« Reply #13 on: March 16, 2014, 05:38:14 PM »
But the "Chat" link at the "Info" section gives me an error:

I had forgot about that ::)  Should be working now!

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Re: ZakStunts 9.0
« Reply #14 on: March 17, 2014, 01:38:25 PM »
That being the case, would you consider adding a third state to the current race header, in which it would point to the new track and state, instead of "Time is up", something like "Preview - Race starts in..."? It won't make that much of a difference, as the interval won't be more than three days long, but it would clearly tell casual visitors that there is activity going on during said interval.

How it works now:
  • "Time's up" appears on the 1st of the month, after a deadline, and the home page points to the results of the race just over
  • the new track appears on the home page when it's ready, but not earlier than the 2nd day of the month; once the track is visible, replays can be sent
  • leading time calculations start on the 4th of the month (cfr. rules)
« Last Edit: March 17, 2014, 01:41:42 PM by dreadnaut »