Cacheopoly

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Cacheopoly

Post by whitewebbs » 22 November 23 8:44 am

I see there is a new game about to start. It looks intriguing.
From what I have read you have to find or hide stuff to keep moving so does that mean 1 roll of the dice a day?
To get started are we automatically started when we visit the board on 1st December 2023?

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Re: Cacheopoly

Post by caughtatwork » 22 November 23 9:08 am

As soon as you collect your current quest, you can roll again.

Quests must be on caches found on or after your last roll. So if I roll today and land on a quest, I cannot claim a cache that I found and logged yesterday. The cache must have been found / hidden today or later. e.g. I roll and land on a coloured quest. I find and log a cache that meets that criteria today. I can roll again. I get a different coloured quest. I find and log a cache that meets that criteria today. I can roll again. What I cannot do is use a coloured cache that I logged yesterday to meet the quest for today. The quest must have been achieved on or after the date your rolled.

You cannot build up a large backlog of logged caches and then just roll and roll and roll. But you could "find" caches and then only "log" them on the correct day. That's not in the spirit of the game of geocaching, but the game does not stop you doing that. Your moral compass will guide you there.

People who falsely log caches, get a roll, delete the log and move on will be summarily disqualified. We're about fun and games, not about cheating the system.

You will start on the "GO" tile and gain the points for landing on Go.

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Re: Cacheopoly

Post by whitewebbs » 22 November 23 11:19 am

Thanks for the info

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Re: Cacheopoly

Post by whitewebbs » 01 December 23 7:35 am

Ok, game is up and running. Went into board. Checked quest five times as nothing seems to be happening. Each time is says I have 25 points which has been added to my total but I don't appear on the ladder. What do I need to do to get added to the board please?

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Re: Cacheopoly

Post by 2y'stassies » 01 December 23 7:51 am

We have the same propblem as Whitewebbs. We did a Quest Check and the response was
Quest Check
Congratulations
You have scored 25 points which have been added to your total

Current Points: 25

Cant find the points anywhere. Then we tried a Roll and the response was
Your Roll
Sorry
You must check before you may roll again

Current Points: 0

Not sure where we should be going.

Any assisstance would be appreciated.

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Re: Cacheopoly

Post by caughtatwork » 01 December 23 8:08 am

My fault with a primary key on the DB. This is now resolved. Apologies for the problem on day 1 :-(

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Re: Cacheopoly

Post by whitewebbs » 01 December 23 8:09 am

Thanks for the quick fix

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Re: Cacheopoly

Post by whitewebbs » 01 December 23 8:26 am

For fellow hunters, once you have got on the board with your 25 points go in again and roll again to get what you have to do next.

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Re: Cacheopoly

Post by 2y'stassies » 01 December 23 8:32 am

Thanks for the fix

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Re: Cacheopoly

Post by ikkibrady » 02 December 23 8:06 am

I got a failed error when quest checking this morning. I've also rolled nothing but 3s... don't know ow if that's a thing or not

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Re: Cacheopoly

Post by whitewebbs » 02 December 23 8:36 am

Is there still a problem? There are a lot of cachers on '0'. Once joined I thought everyone got the 25 points?

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Re: Cacheopoly

Post by ikkibrady » 02 December 23 9:01 am

I get this as of this morning


Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function array_key_first() in /var/www/site/gca/docroot/dragonzone/game/game_cacheopoly_board.php:305 Stack trace: #0 /var/www/site/gca/docroot/dragonzone/game/index.php(288): require_once() #1 {main} thrown in /var/www/site/gca/docroot/dragonzone/game/game_cacheopoly_board.php on line 305

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Re: Cacheopoly

Post by caughtatwork » 02 December 23 11:17 am

Thanks for the headsup.

My code base is slightly ahead of the GCA code base, so I have used a function that the live site does not have. I have just applied a fix which should address that issue.

There was also a small issue with missing decimals from the total score. I have recalculated and updated incorrect scores.

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Re: Cacheopoly

Post by caughtatwork » 02 December 23 11:21 am

whitewebbs wrote:
02 December 23 8:36 am
Is there still a problem? There are a lot of cachers on '0'. Once joined I thought everyone got the 25 points?
When you join you are placed on the "GO" square. You have no points yet, you are just starting.

In order to complete a quest (including claiming points for "GO") you must press the "Check Your Quest" button. That will check the quest you are on (in this case "GO") and if you pass the quest (there is no check for "GO") you get the points.

So if you join the game, but do not complete the first question, you do not get the 25 points.

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Re: Cacheopoly

Post by caughtatwork » 02 December 23 11:23 am

ikkibrady wrote:
02 December 23 8:06 am
I got a failed error when quest checking this morning. I've also rolled nothing but 3s... don't know ow if that's a thing or not
That's called random numbers.

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