Status of Browser Play
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I just installed a plugin called Ruffle on JV. This is a WIP by a team of very talented developers aiming to restore flash functionality to web browsers.

Since the plugin is still in its infancy, there are many things that don't work properly. This thread has a rundown of what works and what doesn't. I'll continue to update it as new builds of Ruffle are added to the site; however, since it would be extremely tedious for me to go back and examine every game after every new Ruffle release, please check on your favorite games every now and then to see if the functionality has changed from my notes.

General Notes
  • Nothing past Platform Racing works (including the JV bubbles and [email protected] team banner). This is because Ruffle doesn't support AS3 yet.
  • No multiplayer games work.
  • Lots of textures and shading are broken or unstable (i.e., sometimes the screen will flash at random times).
  • Many of the "Jiggmin.com" intro screens don't show the website text or have trouble displaying the pixel effects.
  • Some text buttons are difficult to click (you have to put your mouse over the actual text of the button rather than where you'd expect the hit area to be)
  • Right-click menus are replaced by Ruffle.
  • Text selection seems to be broken in most instances.
  • Quality-based controls are broken (i.e., low/med/high quality selection)
  • All tests are done on a Mac/Chromium environment.



Games that run flawlessly:
Games that have only some minor graphical/sound glitches:
Games that can be completed, despite major graphical/sound glitches:
  • Red Earth II – animations/sounds remain in an infinite loop, graphical decay occurs
  • Uber Breakout 2 – game flashes uncontrollably on the loading screen (if you're able to press play, you'll encounter a skewed screen)
  • Beat Master 3000 – there's a pretty heavy desync across sound channels (i.e., sound effects and music)

Games that can't be completed but can still be played:
  • None at the moment! \0/

Games that don't work at all:


Updates
  • 16 Jan 2021: Red Earth's textures have been fixed.
  • 17 Jan 2021: All high-scores submissions work now! Orbit has been upgraded to "works flawlessly."
  • 28 Jan 2021: Sound support has been improved! The "Uber" games work great and BM3K actually starts now.


I post about the latest site updates on the Dev Log. If you have suggestions, feel free to post them here.
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