Significant tweaks to the info section on player profile pages.
The data filters button has been moved into the main menu. It will appear there on any page where it is relevant.
The Game tools and Community resources pages have been merged into the Tools & resources page.
Minor UI tweaks.
All references to the Pundit program (other than this one) have been removed.
Overhaul of the casual game submission and viewing systems.
Slight changes to the UI of the Control Panel page.
Site-wide change to the subscription badges.
The "performance details" and "opponent history" sections of a player profile have been combined and updated to function like the Statistics page.
Players can now recieve notes from the administration. If you receive one, it will appear on your Control Panel.
User interface updates.
The official world championship qualifying events are now sorted by their event series rather than by year. This is in preparation for the 2019 competitive season ending with a world championship tournament in 2020. This change is for labeling and sorting purposes only and has no impact on the events themselves.
Event organizers may transfer control of an event to another person. Be sure to enter the correct player ID number when transferring control of an event, as any transfer is permanant.
Events organizers may now assign an Assistant to help manage the player list, enter game results, and set rounds. The Assistant cannot delete or manage ownership of the event.
A game now changes appearance when results are entered. A blue-green bar indicates successful database entry while a red bar indicates failure.
Subscriber only Updated the display of the GhostDeer Index (the Statistics page), including the addition of a trend line.
Subscriber only Significant interface updates to the Performance Breakdown section of player profiles. This page should now be more informative and easier to understand, especially on mobile devices.
Subscriber only The GhostDeer Index added to the Statistics page.
Player list in an event's TO Tools can now be ordered alphabetically or by registration order.
Subscriber only Printable player list available for checking players in at an event.
Miners, Cooks, and third captains added to all site features.
Featured Matches section added to the home page. Featured matches are between two players in the past 7 days who both have a rating at least 85% as high as the highest-rated player.
Added the Centurion award for playing 100 games in a year.
The Torch award was modified due to player inactivity.
Guild Purist, Multi Guild Master, Guild Ball Guru, and Centurion awards are now recorded permanantly on a player's profile along with the date the award is first earned.
A player's highest rating is recorded on their profile along with the date that rating was achieved.
Event pages now use stored player ratings rather than calculating them each time the page is loaded. This should speed up event pages dramatically.
Championship events now have a laurel surrounding their event image to highlight them as championships and indicate if they are official or unofficial.
Subscriber only Added kicking and receiving data to the statistics page
Added tracking of kicker and receiver to games.
By default, games don't have a set kicker or receiver.
Use the "kicker" buttons to set which player kicked off during a game.
If a game is a tie and a kicker is set, the kicker wins the game.
Added Injury Report cards to the "Game Tools" page.
Renamed the "Resources" page the "Community Resources" page.
Fixed some bugs with adding and dropping players from events.
Automatic reloading on event pages has been removed due to speed concerns. These features may be reintroduced in a future update.
Measures have been taken to reduce the likelihood of event pages crashing during large events.
Standings, statistics, TO tools, and games (by round) are now all shown on the main event page.
Use the buttons underneath the event info box to switch between panels.
All games from every round appear on the main page regardless of event size.
Printable paper tokens and proxies have been added to the Game Tools page.
These were formerly hosted on the Longshanks administrator's personal site.
Guild leader and purist badges now have titles partially decided by the GB player community.
Events pages have been reorganized.
A menu of buttons appears near the top of each event page to facilitate navigation between the Standings, Statistics, and Round pages.
Registration and TO tools now appear toward the bottom of the Standings page.
Games no longer appear on the Standings page, regardless of event size.
The Round buttons will populate automatically as new rounds are generated with no need to reload the page.
While attending an event, you will see a new button appear when a new round begins.
The Standings page can now update itself automatically as new game results are entered.
This feature is in beta testing and appears for the TO only. It will be released soon for players and spectator.
Running an event has never been easier! While running an OPEN event, simply load the Standings page at the beginning of a round and watch it update as players report their own results. You'll see when all the results are reported and it's time to generate a new round and never have to reload the page.
Added the SFG staff and Pundit badges.
Allow searching by home region and account type on the player page.
Enabled ability to directly message pundits.
Subscriber only Enabled option to host team tournaments.
General user interface and functionality updates.
Updated event type icons.
Team Tournament hosting open to selected testers.
Added the Guild Ball Guru badge.
General user interface and functionality updates.
Preparing the system for Team Tournament events.
Moved to a new web host.
SSL security now available.
Option to send a password reset message now appears after an incorrect login attempt.
Changes to profile creation system:
Player profiles no longer made automatically when adding players to an event.
Event organizers can still create profiles, but must do so purposefully.
Users may now create their own player profiles.
Subscriber only Added Watch List feature to track friends, rivals, and local club members.
Added a "resources" page.
Merged guild and captains stats pages into a single "Statistics" page.
Pages now have art!
Subscriber only Added the ability for event organizers to send announcements to registered players.
Added TO option to avoid local player pairing in round one.
Restructured the Control Panel page.
Fixed current games displaying on Control Panel.
Made login cookies more secure.
Added "local opponents" feature.
Users may add up to five local opponents they regularly play.
TOs will soon have the option to avoid pairing mutually-recognized players in the first round of an event.
Removed the QR code feature from events.
Structural changes to enable subscriber-only features.
Added a specific option for release events as an event type.
Removed references to the European Union in event and player regions.
Added options for Belgian, French, German, and Spanish sub-regions to the region selection menus (for both events and players).
Added page allowing TOs to modify players' pre-registered guilds.
Some back-end work in preparation for doubles/team event support.
Added badge descriptions to the information page.
Changed button appearances for increased consistency.
Added day, month, and year headers to event pages for easier event location.
Fixed quotes around nicknames so they don't look stupid if in a heading.
Restructured system for editing player and event info.
Corrected error that caused BYE games to count as a win for ranking purposes.
Added "detail" pages to player profiles.
Updated art assets for captains, guilds, and awards.