Motley Monday: Blocks of Options

12th April 2021, 7:41 PM





Hold onto your hats... this one's a big one... 👀



Links

-- General Links --
Jiggmin's Village: https://jiggmin2.com/forums
Download PR2: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3199
Ruffle Status: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3243
JV Discord Server: https://jiggmin2.com/discord

-- GitHub --
PR2 server repository: https://github.com/jacob-grahn/platform-racing-2-server
All open pull requests: https://github.com/jacob-grahn/platform-...rver/pulls

-- PR2 Changelogs --
164.0 (current): https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3450
163.0: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3385

-- Posting Future Suggestions --
For PR2 Suggestions, post in the PR2 Suggestions forum on JV. https://jiggmin2.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?fid=45
For JV Suggestions, post in the Bugs and Suggestions forum on JV. https://jiggmin2.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?fid=37
For suggestions for the JV Discord server, type /suggest followed by your suggestion in any channel.

-- PRF Development --
PRF Forum: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?fid=46
"PRF: What we know": https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=1163
GitHub Repository: https://github.com/jacob-grahn/plant-right-4

That's it for this week. Thanks for watching!


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PR2 v164: Blocks of Options

12th April 2021, 7:35 PM


PR2 v164: Blocks of Options

This update contains a significant new game mechanic, a new block, and some bug fixes.

Changes/Additions
- The object deletion button in the LE is a lot cleaner now. The "X" no longer extends past the bounds of the button.
- The LE testing mode stats sliders now update when a stat block is bumped. They also reset to your saved stats when you restart or the next time you test.
- Players can now see their stats in-game. They appear under the course timer. Mousing over the stats display will show a small pop-up.
- BLOCK OPTIONS!!! Certain blocks now have things called block options, which are basically block-specific settings. You can access the block options menu for blocks that have them using this button. These currently include stat blocks and item blocks.
- CUSTOM ITEM BLOCKS!!! As mentioned above, block options are enabled for all item blocks. It's been a long time coming. Thanks for the suggestion, @Odin0030!
- NEW BLOCK!!! There's a new block called a Custom Stats Block. It looks like this. Players that bump this block will have their stats set to what you specify (default is 50-50-50, changeable via block options). You can also set it to reset the stats of the player back to those with which they started the course.

Fixes
- An issue with move blocks has been solved. This is weirdly technical and regular players didn't see it, but it kinda annoyed beta testers for a bit. Thanks to @Eternal for the report!
- The slight speed boost given with the santa hat no longer disappears after a speed burst expires or a stat-modifying block is hit. Thanks for the report, @bi3liu!
- Rotating and restarting when testing your level doesn't break things anymore. This change goes with a few other tweaks to the restart procedure to make it more stable (e.g., resetting stats, clearing the current item, etc). Thanks for reporting this, @bart172!

ICYMI
(In case you missed it)
- Temporary parts and rank tokens now expire as intended. Thanks to @Colind for reporting this!
- Level searching has been greatly improved. Thanks to @Dexterity for outlining this for me!
- A bunch of epic upgrades not previously obtainable have been made obtainable. Read more about it here!

Here's the Motley Monday episode for this update!


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PR2 Songs Quality Boost

1st April 2021, 3:54 PM


I just boosted the quality of the PR2 songs. Have a listen!




(April Fools! Smile)


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W0tley Wednesday: Unfinished Business

17th March 2021, 6:28 AM





Here's a better update video than the last one about the cool new features in v163.



Links

-- General Links --
Jiggmin's Village: https://jiggmin2.com/forums
Download PR2: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3199
Ruffle Status: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3243
JV Discord Server: https://jiggmin2.com/discord

-- GitHub --
PR2 server repository: https://github.com/jacob-grahn/platform-racing-2-server
All open pull requests: https://github.com/jacob-grahn/platform-...rver/pulls

-- PR2 Changelogs --
163.0 (current): https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3385
162.1.1: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3326
162.1: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3305
162.0: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3276

-- This Week's Suggestions --
Camer the Dragon's "Set Randomiser": https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3323
Shocker14's "Body Part Menu": https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3322
Zeppy's "Search Tags": https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3315

-- Posting Future Suggestions --
For PR2 Suggestions, post in the PR2 Suggestions forum on JV. https://jiggmin2.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?fid=45
For JV Suggestions, post in the Bugs and Suggestions forum on JV. https://jiggmin2.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?fid=37
For suggestions for the JV Discord server, type /suggest followed by your suggestion in any channel.

-- PRF Development --
PRF Forum: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?fid=46
"PRF: What we know": https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=1163
GitHub Repository: https://github.com/jacob-grahn/plant-right-4

That's it for this week. Thanks for watching!


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Motley Monday: Spring Cleaning 2021

15th March 2021, 7:08 AM





It feels like the last spring cleaning was yesterday and 10 years ago at the same time...

(I was watching this while I was editing and I realized I completely buried the lede of the update. Definitely check the changelog for the full list of changes, as it is way more in-depth than the video.)



Links

-- General Links --
Jiggmin's Village: https://jiggmin2.com/forums
Download PR2: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3199
Ruffle Status: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3243
JV Discord Server: https://jiggmin2.com/discord

-- GitHub --
PR2 server repository: https://github.com/jacob-grahn/platform-racing-2-server
All open pull requests: https://github.com/jacob-grahn/platform-...rver/pulls

-- PR2 Changelogs --
163.0 (current): https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3385
162.1.1: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3326
162.1: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3305
162.0: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3276

-- This Week's Suggestions --
Camer the Dragon's "Set Randomiser": https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3323
Shocker14's "Body Part Menu": https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3322
Zeppy's "Search Tags": https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3315

-- Posting Future Suggestions --
For PR2 Suggestions, post in the PR2 Suggestions forum on JV. https://jiggmin2.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?fid=45
For JV Suggestions, post in the Bugs and Suggestions forum on JV. https://jiggmin2.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?fid=37
For suggestions for the JV Discord server, type /suggest followed by your suggestion in any channel.

-- PRF Development --
PRF Forum: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?fid=46
"PRF: What we know": https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=1163
GitHub Repository: https://github.com/jacob-grahn/plant-right-4

That's it for this week. Thanks for watching!


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PR2 v163: Spring Cleaning 2021

15th March 2021, 6:15 AM


PR2 v163: Spring Cleaning 2021

This update contains some new features, QOL updates, and a bunch of essential bug fixes.

Changes/Additions
- The "Could not find a valid login token" error is way less annoying. Now, it will only appear if you haven't logged into that account from that computer in over 30 days. When it does, it'll automatically clear the account from your saved accounts list.
- You can now see the ID of the user or guild whose popup you're currently viewing. Simply press your shift key and it'll swap between the name and ID at the top! Thanks for the suggestion, @__!
- There's a new confirmation box that appears before a level rating is submitted. I inadvertently demonstrated the need for this on a recent live stream of mine... thanks for the suggestion, @Camer the Dragon!
- There are new arrows on the stat selectors. PR1 players rejoice! Thanks to @Northadox for the suggestion, and @Zelante for the report of a bug fixed by this change.
- Your most recent chosen hat now saves (like the stats) in the LE. Thanks for suggesting this, @oxy!
- Hats that fall out of bounds in hat attack mode will now respawn at the level start position for the player whose hat it is. This will prevent the entire game from being ruined if a hat falls off the face of the earth.
- An experimental option for lossless art quality has been added to the options menu. This will disable the derivative rasterization that occurs, AKA the art limit. Art quality in LE will always be lossless. It's experimental because I honestly have no idea if this will affect anything. We'll see what happens. Thanks for the suggestion @Vaza, and a related bug report @J m i!

Fixes
- The level password submission box/button now disable themselves while checking a password you submit. This prevents extra requests from being sent from your computer.
- The online list will now only add names once. Thanks to @Camer the Dragon's 125 CPS mouse button @Magniloquent for reporting this.
- The loading level popup now goes away if there's an error loading the level. Previously, it would stay on the screen.
- The race chat scroll bug is as fixed as it's gonna get. Scrolling is completely disabled on Windows, and on Mac it just snaps right back to the bottom. After a few incremental fixes, the saga is hopefully over!
- Active dates now update as intended for players that are online. Thanks for the report, @Master Raiden!
- Clickable names for accounts that have whitespace either at the beginning or end now get the correct player's information. What a concept! Thanks to @Camer the Dragon and @Dexterity for reporting where this occurred.
- Quitting before everyone finishes drawing no longer locks your camera to the start of the level. Everyone liked that. Many thanks to @Ashley766 for the report!
- Squashing other players with the Jigg Hat no longer messes with the positioning of other players on your screen. Thank you to @Camer the Dragon for reporting this!
- Quitting before the 3-2-1-Go! countdown completes in hat attack no longer breaks the level for everyone else. Thanks for the report, @Addy!

Technical Changes
- User list modifications now use user IDs instead of names. Another installment in the broad shift to using user IDs wherever possible.
- All error pages on PR2 Hub should now display properly. There was an error on some pages that made the header display twice, which messed up the formatting.

EDIT: PR2 v163.0.1 fixes an issue that caused level passwords not to work properly. Thanks for the report, @Master Raiden!


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PR2 v162.1.1: Hotfix

20th February 2021, 5:07 AM


PR2 v162.1.1: Hotfix

This update is a hotfix.

Fixes
- Lag in races should be greatly reduced on most platforms now. It turns out that the culprit was the frequency at which the race chat formatting was updating. H/T to @oxy for finding and reporting this!


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PR2 v162.1: Fixes

15th February 2021, 6:56 AM


PR2 v162.1: Fixes

This update adds a QOL change and fixes a bug.

Changes/Additions
- Your level testing stats will now save instead of reverting to 50-50-50. When you press "Test", the game will now retain your stats from the last time you tested.

Fixes
- An issue with price calculation in the quantity popup for the vault has been fixed. Thanks to @Colind for reporting this!


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Motley Monday: Gone Shopping

1st February 2021, 11:56 PM





Coins to the moon!!! 🚀



Links

-- General Links --
Jiggmin's Village: https://jiggmin2.com/forums
Download PR2: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3199
Ruffle Status: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3243
JV Discord Server: https://jiggmin2.com/discord

-- GitHub --
PR2 server repository: https://github.com/jacob-grahn/platform-racing-2-server
All open pull requests: https://github.com/jacob-grahn/platform-...rver/pulls

-- PR2 Changelogs --
162.0 (current): https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3276
161.1: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3132
161.0: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=3123

-- Posting Future Suggestions --
For PR2 Suggestions, post in the PR2 Suggestions forum on JV2. https://jiggmin2.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?fid=45
For JV Suggestions, post in the Bugs and Suggestions forum on JV2. https://jiggmin2.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?fid=37
For suggestions for the JV Discord server, type /suggest followed by your suggestion in any channel.

-- PRF Development --
PRF Forum: https://jiggmin2.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?fid=46
"PRF: What we know": https://jiggmin2.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=1163
GitHub Repository: https://github.com/jacob-grahn/plant-right-4

That's it for this week. Thanks for watching!


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PR2 v162: Gone Shopping

1st February 2021, 11:37 PM


PR2 v162: Gone Shopping

This update contains an overhaul of the Vault of Magics, as well as some various changes and bug fixes.

Changes/Additions
- The instructions link has changed. This is a huge change deserving of all the media attention in the world. It's now at instructions.php instead of pr2_instructions.php.
- Trial mods can no longer view IP addresses. We probably should've changed this a while ago. Oh well, better late than never!
- Guild transferring is now done solely from the game. No more clicking a clunky link that opens a clunky form on PR2 Hub -- you'll get a nice little popup in the game that allows you to put a guild transfer request through.
- You can now use this page to log into PR2 Hub. This will let you use some of the resources available on PR2 Hub only (e.g., viewing your priors).
- There's now a new command to see the current level's information. Type /level in any game chat to see the current level's information. Thanks for the suggestion, @Overbeing!
- You can now earn the Epic Bee Body in-game! It's won on Zerostar (SuperJump) by Overbeing.
- There's a new method of obtaining the Kong Hat and the Ant Set. Buuuuuuut... it's a secret! See if you can figure out how... Wink (thanks to everyone who shared their suggestions!)
- The Vault of Magics is a whole lot easier to use now! More on that below.

Vault of Magics Changes
- You can now use the vault anywhere. A nice change from needing to be on Kong all the time. The only requirement is that you're at least a member.
- Kreds have been replaced by a PR2-specific currency. The currency is simply called "Coins" at this moment, but that may change in the future. Coins are purchased by clicking a new link at the bottom of the vault popup in PR2. Ordering is powered by PayPal. PR2 never collects your personal information, including payment information.
- Items may now be purchased in quantities. @Colind will love this one. Smile
- A new chat command allows you to see the time remaining in your vault rentals. You can type /rentals to see your active rentals. It will also tell you when they expire.

Fixes
- Leaving guilds now works again. Thanks to everyone who reported this!
- Registering an account makes that one the only option the player has to log in. This was a weird, simple, yet complex bug that has now been fixed.
- The PM notification works as intended again. This fixes a bug that cleared the PM notification when the player entered a race.


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