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PONG! Multiplayer Version History

20 versions

Be careful with old versions!

These versions are displayed for reference and testing purposes. You should always use the latest version of an add-on.

Version 2.3 123.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 56.*, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v Rewrote Multiplayer Lobby, server is now a normal web application, clients connect trough HTTPRequests.

Version 2.2.6 129.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.1b2, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v Tested on Firefox 3.1 Beta2
v Lots of bugfixes for Seamonkey (tested on 1.1.14)

Version 2.2.5 127.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.0.*, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 1.0, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v Bugfix: Pause/Resume still works after you finished a game, and it will resume the won/lost game.
v Made compatible with Firefox 3 (tested on RC1)

Version 2.2.4 126.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.0a1, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 1.0, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v Made the multiplayer server's hostname and port adjustable.
v Released the multiplayer server application on my website (including Delphi7 source of course)

Version 2.2.3 126.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.0a1, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 1.0, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v Fixed memory leaks.
v Changed the server offline message.

Version 2.2.2 126.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.0a1, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 1.0, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v Changed the multiplayer hostname to point to my desktop (pong.captaincaveman.nl)
v Changed the displayed forum links to forum.captaincaveman.nl

Version 2.2.1 126.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0.7 - 2.0.0.*, Thunderbird 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

v Made the main windows position persistent.
v Made the game ports adjustable.
v Removed a debug message that accidentaly was still in here.
v Bugfix: Multiplayer games with speedsetting Super Insane did not work at all.

Version 2.2 124.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*, Thunderbird 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

v Added Super Insane speed setting.
v Added animated toolbar button.
v Added Option to turn off keyboard acceleration (paddle speed increase the longer you press up/down).
v Added extra checks to prevent duplicate online players showing in the list. (Never saw this myself, so I can't tell for sure if it is fixed now...)
v Made it randomly possible to score an ace.
v Bugfix: Pause by key and Pause by losing focus got mixed up, thanks zeppelin.
v Bugfix: Fixed the customize toolbar icon.

Version 2.16 121.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*, Thunderbird 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

- Tested for compatibility with Firefox 1.5 RC1 (test succeeded...)

Version 2.15 121.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.4.1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 1.5b2

- Finally compatible with Firefox 1.5 beta2 builds.
- Added/tested compatibility with Thunderbird.
- Fixed styles so everyting is usable under extreme themes (Noia/Charamel/Etc.)
- Bugfix: Check the nickname for invalid charatcers on the first startup.

Version 2.11 120.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.0+

- Added customizable keyboard keys for the game.
- Replaced the blocking socket connection with a non-blocking one. Did not make too much difference anyway.
- Allow more time for players to connect to each other, 10 sec. instead of 5.
- Added forum address to all info/waring messages.
- Made some changes (again) to the computer AI.
- Bugfix: Don't allow pause game after a game has finished.
- Bugfix: "Add toolbar" question sometimes kept on poping up. Made the add toolbar mechanism more decent.
- Bugfix: Check for duplicates in the online players box.
- Bugfix: Rightclick did still show "Paused" in Main screen and Lobby.
- Bugfix: On first open of the MP lobby, you could enter a very long nickname instead of max. 20 chars.
- Bugfix: Added some extra resets on opening of an MP game to prevent it from not starting the actual game.
- 2.11 Bugfix: Typo confusion with on of my other extensions, which screwed up the automatic toolbar adding function...

Version 2.0 118.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.0+

Real version history would take up 2 pages...
- Added all the Multiplayer things.
- Fixed a lot of small single player bugs, added all (non new game type) requests.
- Added 1 setting screen for all your preferences.

Version 1.7.1 78.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.0.4

- Fixed bug in stylesheet which messed up the appearance FF default controls.
- Tested for FF 1.0.4

Version 1.7 78.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.0.3

- Added option to choose between normal/fast speed.
- Added option to set at which score the game is over.
- Added some more sound effects (win/loose game).
- Added PONG! Player status.

Version 1.6.1 37.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.0.3

- Display game control keys at the bottom of the screen when playing
- Colored the game control keys.

Version 1.6 36.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.0.3

- Don't inherit themes on the game window.
- Added sounds for score/miss.
- Added option to disable sound.
- Player batt is now centered on the mouse position.
- Pause key (P).
- Left click/Spacebar to release the ball.
- Centered ball on batt at start of game.

Version 1.5 15.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.0.3

Sorry for the many updates...
- Fixed a ton of small annoyances.
- Fixed Player 2 keyboard input being slow.
- Pressing Q while playing now takes you back to the start screen, press Q again to Quit.
- Color scheme preference is saved.

Version 1.3 17.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.0.3

- Added sound with the use of the sound.js module from jslib.
- Added 2 player mode (for those who wanted it, although pong with keyboard...).
- Added a bit of optional 'smarter' AI code, though not to much cause I still don't want to change my original code...

Version 1.2 7.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.0.3

Version 1.2
- Added (Q) Quit game, and (S) Start new game hotkeys.
- Auto pause when screen loses focus.
- Open window normally instead op popupDialog()

Version 1.0 6.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.0

First release.