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    #251 5 months ago

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    #252 5 months ago
    Quoted from JediMcMuffin:

    For those of us wanting to integrate our streaming channels and have game events trigger things in-stream, what resources are available? Is there an API explorer? Webhooks?
    Tommy

    Realizing we connected with Tommy offline, but for everyone's benefit: We don't have an API explorer yet, but we'll be rolling out redoc soon and a web portal for obtaining developer resources. In the meantime, feel free to reach out to [email protected] and we can get you set up with what you need!

    -Jay

    #253 5 months ago

    Cirqus Voltaire is missing background art in the slideshow
    Creature From Black Lagoon is also missing background art in the slideshow

    I've got 12 boards installed so far, here's our game/leader board

    https://sv.scorbit.io/viewer/slideshows/149

    #254 5 months ago

    My judge Dredd scorbit never registers the end of ball 3/ game

    The shadow also never registers the end of ball 3

    Creature isn’t registering the end of ball 3

    #255 5 months ago

    A panel for the slideshow promoting scorbit, what it is would be a nice addition. Or, the ability to upload a jog, gif ect in the appropriate size for display in the slideshow.

    Additional promo material would be nice (poster or banner)

    #256 4 months ago

    Scorbit is now available on WoZ, Hobbit and GnR via software updates. I don't have the other JJP machines so not sure if they're available as of yet.

    #257 4 months ago
    Quoted from meSz:

    Scorbit is now available on WoZ, Hobbit and GnR via software updates. I don't have the other JJP machines so not sure if they're available as of yet.

    Scorbit is available on Wonka, as well.

    1 week later
    #258 4 months ago

    Finally started with this today. I scanned the QR code on my Wonka and it just spins. I’m playing beta code so maybe that’s the issue? I find the interface to be pretty clunky and unfriendly, but I get that it’s a WIP. There is at least potential here that the Pindigo people don’t seem interested in at this time.

    I would love to see Badges or Achievements like the Untappd app for beer has. The possibilities could be really interesting. Play in X number of venue types (arcade, home, pizza joint, bar, etc), play X number Pat Lawlor pins, etc etc etc. Sponsored/ Verfied venues could have their own unique badges in the app. Lots of possibilities. That would certainly make me remember to use the app and seek out new locations to play.

    2 weeks later
    #259 4 months ago

    This is interesting. Following.

    #260 4 months ago
    Quoted from Adipocere:

    Finally started with this today. I scanned the QR code on my Wonka and it just spins.

    In Utilities - Scorbit settings, did you connect to Scorbit ?

    LTG : )

    #261 4 months ago

    I’ve only read about half of this thread, but I’m impressed with what you guys have accomplished. You mentioned that you talked to Gary and George, and they were supportive. Are they willing to work with you to simplify the hardware interface, so that the Scorbit board for SAM and Spike games is more like $30 than $300? I respect the subscription model, but it only works if the hardware is cheap.

    #262 4 months ago

    I've got 17 machines online with scorbit and I'm pretty happy with it. Can't wait for it to grow

    #263 4 months ago
    Quoted from swampfire:

    I’ve only read about half of this thread, but I’m impressed with what you guys have accomplished. You mentioned that you talked to Gary and George, and they were supportive. Are they willing to work with you to simplify the hardware interface, so that the Scorbit board for SAM and Spike games is more like $30 than $300? I respect the subscription model, but it only works if the hardware is cheap.

    I think the upfront cost is fair considering the R&D, parts, etc.
    Yeah, it'd be awesome if Stern went in with scorbit, since it'll support their older games. Something tells me that's not going to happen though.

    on an unrelated note.
    I updated my GnR code with wifi and OMG dude it was awesome. Feel like I update these stern games like 20 times a week with that usb stick. thank god pinball is finally getting connected.

    #264 4 months ago
    Quoted from The_Pump_House:

    I've got 17 machines online with scorbit and I'm pretty happy with it. Can't wait for it to grow

    We were there for the first time yesterday. Awesome place and awesome lineup. Machines played great! Scorbit integration is really cool as well with it being displayed in the bar. We will def be back. Oh and if you ever want to sell that TOTAN, holla. Love how that original Williams shoots.

    #265 4 months ago
    Quoted from TonLoc777:

    We were there for the first time yesterday. Awesome place and awesome lineup. Machines played great! Scorbit integration is really cool as well with it being displayed in the bar. We will def be back. Oh and if you ever want to sell that TOTAN, holla. Love how that original Williams shoots.

    We just got the Junkyard, will be shopping it when the parts come in.

    Drove all the way to Pittsburgh for that Totan. Our B/W's are permanent acquisitions as it's the the DMD B/W's are the only pins we are interested in having. The only thing I would sell is that god awful Austin Powers.

    #266 4 months ago
    Quoted from hocuslocus:

    I think the upfront cost is fair considering the R&D, parts, etc.
    Yeah, it'd be awesome if Stern went in with scorbit, since it'll support their older games.

    For “one-size-fits-all”, using the Scorbit Probes, the hardware cost makes sense. I assume that it’s really complicated to get the scores from these probes, and it’s a lot of custom hardware. But I was hoping that there would be a way to work with Stern to use the USB port for SAM, so that off-the-shelf hardware (like a $30 PI Zero) could be used. Then Scorbit can enjoy the ongoing subscription revenue.

    I’ll understand if Scorbit can’t comment due to ongoing discussions or NDAs with Stern. Maybe Stern doesn’t have an incentive to update the code for all these titles, and maybe it’s harder than I think to use the USB port to communicate scores.

    #267 3 months ago
    Quoted from swampfire:

    For “one-size-fits-all”, using the Scorbit Probes, the hardware cost makes sense. I assume that it’s really complicated to get the scores from these probes, and it’s a lot of custom hardware. But I was hoping that there would be a way to work with Stern to use the USB port for SAM, so that off-the-shelf hardware (like a $30 PI Zero) could be used. Then Scorbit can enjoy the ongoing subscription revenue.
    I’ll understand if Scorbit can’t comment due to ongoing discussions or NDAs with Stern. Maybe Stern doesn’t have an incentive to update the code for all these titles, and maybe it’s harder than I think to use the USB port to communicate scores.

    Ok I think I can answer this:

    It our goal to eliminate the need for Scorbit hardware entirely for modern games. If a game gets connected, like JJP did, it is extremely easy to work directly with us to connect to our platform via our API.

    We try periodically to engage with Stern directly but so far have not been able to have a real meaningful conversation. Like I said, when we saw them in person a couple years ago they were complementary and friendly, and just were clear they weren't going to endorse us at that time, mostly because of the work they were doing on their own platform and their distaste for modding. Gary was super clear he had no interest in older games. George understood the value of a common platform for tournaments, to use his words.

    Regardless, we work on Sterns today with our existing hardware. We will continue to work to get to a cost model where hardware can be free one day...We don't make money with hardware.

    Quoted from swampfire:

    Are they willing to work with you to simplify the hardware interface, so that the Scorbit board for SAM and Spike games is more like $30 than $300? I respect the subscription model, but it only works if the hardware is cheap.

    We don't need their support to get our hardware costs to that level for Sterns. It will take time and R&D, but know our engineers are on the case and it is our full intention to get our costs significantly down. Expect progress on that throughout the year.

    #268 3 months ago

    Thanks for the detailed reply jsa!

    #269 3 months ago
    Quoted from jsa:

    If a game gets connected, like JJP did, it is extremely easy to work directly with us to connect to our platform via our API.

    So if a JJP game has Scorbit, it still has to be connected to Scorbit for players to use it ?

    LTG : )

    #270 3 months ago

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    ***Scorbit v1.1.0 Release***

    We’re excited to share the latest, action-packed version of the Scorbit app ! This version is the convergence of a number of new features both within the app and in the Scorbit service that have been requested by many of the great pinball players in the Scorbit community. With the addition of thousands of new users we also have been focused on ensuring our infrastructure is scaling well. This is just the beginning, there are many more features coming soon!

    Scorbit is designed to be your pinball playing companion. With a number of the new automated scoring features, push notifications and alerts, sharing your victories, game reports and leaderboard improvements, we hope to continue to enhance your love of pinball and get more people into playing!

    **Activity Feed**

    • Now, any notifications you receive can be viewed in the Account Menu > Activity feed
    • Any notifications you may have missed, or ones you want to check again, can now be reviewed in a single place
    • Activity notifications link to scores or challenge screens.
    • Within a notification, you can click on the scores or players referenced in the Activity items
    • Items can be marked read/unread or deleted

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    **New Sharing Options**

    • If you have claimed a score, finish a game, and choose to save to leaderboard, there is now a new sharing screen
    • This sharing launchpad allows you to let others know about your amazing game!
    • Add a victory photo: Now any game can have a photo attached to either prove your score or share the moment of celebration! Share score: Had a great score? You now can share your score and photo outside of the app, to social media, or save to your phone.
    • Challenge: Tag any Scorbit user you want and they will get an invite to beat your score.
      • If they accept, the next time they play that title it will count against the challenge.
      • No need to play it now! If you accept, Scorbit will remember and will keep track of which challenges you’ve accepted or rejected, first accepted, first played.
      • All your challenges, accepted, rejected, or completed will now show up in Account Menu > Challenges
      • Any completed challenges will show up in your community feed and your profile.
      • Challenges will soon generate notifications in an upcoming release, but you can already set if you wish to receive those notifications in your notification preferences

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    **Score Details and Game Visualizations**

    • Clicking on any score in the community feed, on a profile, or in your activity feed and it will take you to a score detail screen
    • The screen includes a “score card” at the top with various information including, who, what, when, and other info
    • Beneath the score card is a new beta feature, a game visualization!
    • The game visualization is a quick visual of the game over time, including indications of stacked modes, events and other interesting infographics that bring a whole new way to analyze and remember your games.

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    **Flips and Ranking**

    • All scores now have a flip button that allows you to show your appreciation of another player’s awesome effort. Pressing the flip button once will be seen by everyone, and pressing it again removes your flip.
    • Scores now include a ranking level based on all the scores world-wide for that game title. These are designed to be playful and silly, but they are permanent based on the time the score was completed!

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    **Push Notifications**

    • Users will now receive push notification if a person they follow achieves:
      • A top score on a specific pinball machine
      • or

      • A top score on a game title.
    • You may opt out of any notification type in the Account Menu > Settings > Notifications
    • You may receive notifications on any number of devices you wish.
    • If you share a device, it will use the most recent logged in user.

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    **Other Important Changes**

    • The Save to Leaderboard screen will now appear again if you return to that machine but didn’t cancel or trash the score! Handy if you left the area to do a victory lap (or go get another drink) and forgot to save.
    • The Waiting to Start screens now include:
      • Global Top Players (one score per player)
      • Global Top Scores (all top scores),
      • Any public leaderboard associated with that machine in ScorbitVision!
    • Game sessions now have better, more stable handling and faster response time
    • Many bug fixes!

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    Don’t have the Scorbit app yet? Download it today from the Apple Appstore or the Google Play Store.

    We can't wait to see what the Scorbit community thinks of this release! We hope you like it and it makes playing, and sharing, pinball a little bit easier and more fun.

    -The Scorbit Team

    P.S... Read our blog post on our website here.

    #271 3 months ago

    Just a FYI, I noticed a significant game event missing from the visualizations. I distinctly remember cursing at the machines periodically during gameplay and both the invective used and time of utterance are missing

    #272 3 months ago
    Quoted from LTG:

    So if a JJP game has Scorbit, it still has to be connected to Scorbit for players to use it ?

    Hey scorbit yes or no ?

    LTG : )

    #273 3 months ago
    Quoted from The_Pump_House:

    Just a FYI, I noticed a significant game event missing from the visualizations. I distinctly remember cursing at the machines periodically during gameplay and both the invective used and time of utterance are missing

    We need to put a microphone on the Scorbitron so we can pick up the more interesting events and play them back.

    Quoted from LTG:

    So if a JJP game has Scorbit, it still has to be connected to Scorbit for players to use it ?
    LTG : )

    All JJP games have Scorbit built in. What that means is that the hardware connects to our cloud service directly without a Scorbitron. In order for a player to use it, they must download the Scorbit app, register for an account (free) and then activate the machine on Scorbit using a QR code (or manually).

    Once it's connected, it's connected, and yes, if you want to see your scores on a big scoreboard or compete, you have to be using the Scorbit app. The standard license is free for JJP users.

    Does that answer your question?

    #274 3 months ago
    Quoted from scorbit:

    We need to put a microphone on the Scorbitron so we can pick up the more interesting events and play them back.

    All JJP games have Scorbit built in. What that means is that the hardware connects to our cloud service directly without a Scorbitron. In order for a player to use it, they must download the Scorbit app, register for an account (free) and then activate the machine on Scorbit using a QR code (or manually).
    Once it's connected, it's connected, and yes, if you want to see your scores on a big scoreboard or compete, you have to be using the Scorbit app. The standard license is free for JJP users.
    Does that answer your question?

    I assume the pinball machine needs to be connected to WiFi for it to work?

    #275 3 months ago
    Quoted from ChrisPINk25:

    I assume the pinball machine needs to be connected to WiFi for it to work?

    For a JJP machine, you need the $6 wifi dongle that plugs into the USB port that you can order on Amazon.

    For other machines you need a Scorbitron, which connects to the game and to your WiFi.

    #276 3 months ago

    I dont get how this works. I have a GnR at home. I synced up my game to the app but I can’t see any of my scores. What am I missing?

    #277 3 months ago
    Quoted from jsa:

    For a JJP machine, you need the $6 wifi dongle that plugs into the USB port that you can order on Amazon.

    I’d like this post 100 times if I could. And I don’t even like JJP pins.

    #278 3 months ago
    Quoted from Mattyk:

    I dont get how this works. I have a GnR at home. I synced up my game to the app but I can’t see any of my scores. What am I missing?

    Ok, my apologies, there are a lot of different ways to use it. This is the most common way:

    1. Before you start playing, open the app, press the big S, navigate to the pinball location you created and the GnR you wish to play.
    2. You'll see the Waiting to Start screen. Press the start button of the game.
    3. You'll see "Player 1.....0" for the game session. Tap the Player 1 bubble. It will change to "You."
    4. When the game ends, check the app. You'll see your score ranked on your machine for all the saved scores.
    5. Press Save to Leaderboard to keep the score, or the trash can to throw it away.

    This process can be automated, the tapping of the player slot can be automated, or the save to leaderboard can be automated, to make it easier.
    However, because the app needs to know which player is who, at the beginning of a game, every player with the app should tap the player slot they want.

    I hope that helps. There are many other features/components to how Scorbit works, but this should get you started.

    #279 3 months ago
    Quoted from swampfire:

    I’d like this post 100 times if I could. And I don’t even like JJP pins.

    Remember that Scorbit's mission is to get people playing pinball. It would seem JJP is on the same mission. Anyone who wants that on the hardware side knows that the less we have to spend to get people online, the better it is for everyone.

    #280 3 months ago
    Quoted from jsa:

    Ok, my apologies, there are a lot of different ways to use it. This is the most common way:
    1. Before you start playing, open the app, press the big S, navigate to the pinball location you created and the GnR you wish to play.
    2. You'll see the Waiting to Start screen. Press the start button of the game.
    3. You'll see "Player 1.....0" for the game session. Tap the Player 1 bubble. It will change to "You."
    4. When the game ends, check the app. You'll see your score ranked on your machine for all the saved scores.
    5. Press Save to Leaderboard to keep the score, or the trash can to throw it away.
    This process can be automated, the tapping of the player slot can be automated, or the save to leaderboard can be automated, to make it easier.
    However, because the app needs to know which player is who, at the beginning of a game, every player with the app should tap the player slot they want.
    I hope that helps. There are many other features/components to how Scorbit works, but this should get you started.

    Thanks!

    1 week later
    #281 3 months ago
    Quoted from jsa:

    For a JJP machine, you need the $6 wifi dongle that plugs into the USB port that you can order on Amazon.
    For other machines you need a Scorbitron, which connects to the game and to your WiFi.

    or plugin the e-net cable.

    Now stern if they wanted on spike is to add it the base system like JJP and use the spike cpu / networking (when they add that) spike v2 has an E-net port.

    #282 3 months ago

    HP glossy photo paper affixed with spray glue on the apron. About 2" x 2", very snappy with the QR scanner.

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    #283 3 months ago

    I updated and added Scorbit to my JJP games: Hobbit & Wonka. I could not get it on Dailed In or Pirates. I didn’t see anything under utilities, Internet connections or Scorbit. As far as I know I updated to the latest code. Anyone else running Scorbit on their Pirates or Dialed In? If so what version of software are you running?
    Thanks, David
    Flippers Arcade

    #284 3 months ago
    Quoted from obxamuse:

    I could not get it on Dailed In or Pirates.

    The Full Install for Dialed In and Pirates hasn't been released yet.

    So Far GNR, WOZ, Hobbit, and Wonka.

    LTG : )

    #285 3 months ago

    Thanks for the update. I was surprised that it wasn’t available for Pirates since it just came out before G & R.

    #286 3 months ago
    Quoted from obxamuse:

    Thanks for the update. I was surprised that it wasn’t available for Pirates since it just came out before G & R.

    Stay tuned on all of this. We will get it out there for all games!

    #287 3 months ago

    **Scorbit v1.1.2 Release Notes**

    • Clicking on any score in any leaderboard now takes you to that score details screen
    • Adds sharing button to score details screen to share score card or score card with photo
    • Waiting to Start leaderboard carousel increased to 10 seconds per board
    • Updated tab bar with increased size of Scorbit button (Play tab)
    • Machine lists are now alphabetized everywhere
    • Increased maximum viewing distance to 200 miles for our Norwegian friends
    • Camera screen now uses correct aspect ratio mask to ensure WYSIWYG
    • Photos added now combine with shared scores resulting in a square aspect ratio for social platforms
    • Increases stability and reliability of flip (+1) buttons throughout app
    • Autocorrect is now disabled in all search entries (machines, venue and people)
    • Adjusted some screen resolutions to fit more scores on the screen
    • Corrects some challenges not displaying victory card in community feed
    • Fixes problem where venues were not showing on score details screen
    • Fixes user preferences infinite switching back and forth
    • Fixes glitch on new installations causing welcome message to hang app
    • Fixes unclaimed game sessions from saving incorrectly to leaderboard
    • Fixes countdown timer to not start incorrectly on unclaimed game
    • Reduced area on score cards in feeds so it is easier to click on score details
    • Fixes occasional issue where push notifications would click through to the wrong score details screen
    • Fixes issue where auto-claim preference doesn't stick after setting to ON.
    • Fixes issue where photo, when removed from sharing screen, would get added anyway
    • Fixes "Load More" being below screen for adding people lists

    1 week later
    #288 85 days ago

    Scorbit v1.1.3 Release Notes:

    • Performance uplift, Community and Challenges now render faster
    • Verification emails are now working again
    • Fixes Challenges menu to render winning challenges of all followed players
    • Fixes behavior of Challenges menu when there are no inbound challenges
    • Corrects sharing of challenges outside the app after game is over
    • Expired challenges are no longer displayed or presented with “accept” buttons

    1 month later
    #289 55 days ago

    A really fun installation and demo of Scorbit with DeadFlip on a Judge Dredd!

    https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1135435851

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    #290 33 days ago

    *** Scorbit v1.1.4 - Announcing the Scorbit Open Achievement Platform ***

    Today Scorbit launches Achievements! This is a free, open platform that works across hundreds of pinball titles from the 1970's to modern games. It is compatible with any manufacturer, from any location, across 50 years of pinball. No, really, that's what we said! Let's start with a video!

    *** Achievement FAQ: ***

    ** What's all this about achievements? **

    I know, we talk a lot about achievements, and have for many years. Let's start by explaining what we mean:

    Achievements are easter eggs. They are magical little bonuses or badges that you receive for doing fun things that you discover. Pinside has achievements for all sorts of activities. Sometimes, achievements are simple, other times, impossibly hard. They can be fun to collect or share with others. Sometimes they can motivate a certain type of play, even with a game that you've grown tired of twenty years ago.

    To cook up an achievement, you have to decide what triggers it, and how complex it is. Is it something you an unlock while playing a single game, or does it require many games to achieve it? Does it require playing different titles, from different eras? Do you have to be in a specific location? Are scores involved, or specific people? Is time a factor?

    Scorbit spent years thinking about these things, considering how to make something like this really open. Today, we're launching our achievement platform. We say "platform" because that what it is, it's a foundation on which game designers, developers, operators, venue owners, players and others can create and express ideas that transcend what is possible from plunge to drain.

    ** Why an open platform? ***

    For the scope of this to work, the platform has to be open to anyone who wants access to it, and that is what we have built. We needed great game designer minds to come up with the first ones, so it's not a surprise we're launching this with Jersey Jack. To do so, we gave them access to our API (application programming interface) to play with and figure out how they wanted to start using it. What one game designer dreamed up was different from others, and will likely change and evolve over time. Other manufacturers are already coding against it with plans to launch achievements on Scorbit.

    After Jersey Jack, the team at Scorbit will release achievements for game titles going as far back as there are electronic machines. The more sophisticated the game, the more opportunities for fun achievements.

    Remember, the Scorbit Achievement Platform works across hundreds of titles. It isn't limited to JJP, it works with solid states from the 70s and 80s, DMDs from the 90s, and even LCD games currently manufactured. It works on any manufacturer's games.

    On day one, Jersey Jack did the work over the past year and came up with some fun ones on their entire catalog of games, and will roll each one out successively starting with Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. You'll soon see them on all JJP's titles.

    In the future, we will expose the Achievement creator to not only manufacturers, but also venue owners, operators, and other users who can craft unique achievements associated with the games they have on location. Achievement unlocked, free beer at the bar! When we said open, we meant fully open! First we will get the mechanics well tested, then release it publicly.

    ** What kind of achievements can you tell us about? **

    At the highest level, achievements can be real-time, or be calculated post-game, depending on the ingredients. Ingredients are what we mentioned previously, scores, targets, modes, time, titles, locations, speed, tournament participation..

    Achievements can be permanent, meaning once you earn them you have them forever, or trophy, meaning you can lost them to someone else.

    Some require completing tasks within a single game, others across multiple games. All are stored in your Scorbit profile, so it travels with you.

    ** How can this work on a game that was made 30 years ago? **

    When Scorbit is installed in any vintage game, we have real-time data. For example, in a DMD game, we can optionally change the display, so in some cases we are able to display these achievements and other messages right on the DMD. We know the game state, the modes, and scores, all in real-time. That being said, there are hundreds of game titles out there. Our challenge is to create these achievements over time, in a respectful way working with as much original design talent as we can.

    ** You mentioned tournaments above, how does this relate? **

    Match Play and DTM have taken advantage of the Scorbit open platform and have released integrations with Scorbit that are fairly extensive. The people behind both of those software platforms plan much further integrations as we continue our strong partnerships with them. The more these systems use our API, the more we can do to use them as triggers.

    You can learn more about Match Play here:

    https://matchplay.events/

    Also the next generation of Match Play integrations here:

    http://tiltforums.com/t/match-play-events-the-next-generation/6921

    Drain Tournament Manager information can be found here:

    https://www.neverdrains.com/dtm/

    ** How do I unlock achievements? **

    To access achievements, all you need to do is download the free Scorbit app, log in, start a game and claim a player slot by tapping the player number. A fully integrated game will respond, especially in the case of JJP. Once the game and cloud knows that you're playing, your actions begin to count towards earning that achievement.

    Not all achievements are awarded for game play! Scorbit also is aware of venues, people, time, blood alcohol level, and shoe size.

    ** Where do I view achievements? **

    When you unlock an achievement, it may be displayed on the game, or sometimes just in the app. You receive push notifications (which can be muted) for achievements you receive. For major achievements, your followers on Scorbit will also be notified.

    You can see what other players are scoring or achieving via their profile. Clicking on the "stats" button for any player allows you to see all their vital information, including a machine-by-machine listing of achievements and scores they have earned.

    Anyway, there's a lot to unpack here, so we'll leave some to mystery. Release notes and press release below.

    Thanks,

    -Jay, Ron & Brian

    Scorbit official blog post:

    https://scorbit.io/scorbit-announces-global-achievement-platform-for-pinball/

    ** Scorbit v1.1.4 Release Notes: **

    - Achievements

    • You can unlock achievements based on real-time game activity or other combinations of factors
    • Some achievements are displayed, some more mysterious
    • Trophy achievements can only be held by a single player at any time
    • Achievements can now be viewed in your user profile or other user's profile as they are achieved
    • Achievements details screen describes the achievement and how it's been achieved
    • You receive a notification when you achieve something, and it appears in your profile and activity feed
    • You receive a notification when someone you follow achieves a major or trophy achievement
    • You can mute notifications from individual players on their profile with the mute button
    • You can turn off all achievement notifications in the Account Menu > Settings > Notifications

    - User Profile

    • User profile now has Scores / Achievements / Challenges tab
    • Mute button added to stop notifications from a single user
    • Initials and full name added to profile
    • IFPA Player Number added to Profile Edit screen
    • Stats view added with player Statistics and Scores/Achievements tab
    • Statistics tab includes various fields about a player's performance, including IFPA Rank
    • Scores/Achievements tab allows you to see all saved scores or achievements for a specific game title

    • Challenges now can be accepted on score details screen
    • Challenges now will notify you and appear in your Activity feed
    • Save to Leaderboard screen now correctly locates score ranking on machine leaderboard
    • Improvements to manual score submission flow and photo upload
    • Improvements to Community tab performance
    • Fixes incorrect aspect ratio on some manual score photo library or camera images
    • Fixes tool tip text for notifications regarding top scores

    Press Release:

    ** Scorbit Announces Global Achievement Platform for Pinball **
    ** Jersey Jack Pinball Releases Integrated Support for Entire Catalog of Games **

    SAN FRANCISCO - Sep. 23, 2021

    Scorbit, the leader in connected pinball, is excited to announce Achievements, the latest in a series of features compatible with hundreds of games across thousands of connected pinball machines around the world. Jersey Jack Pinball continues their long history of pinball innovation with full support of Scorbit achievements, launching first on Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, followed by the rest of the Jersey Jack Pinball game library. Achievements on Scorbit for more games from other manufacturers will follow shortly thereafter.

    Since launching in 2020, Scorbit’s open platform has welcomed thousands of pinball players who have posted hundreds of thousands of scores to the Scorbit app. Arcade owners and pinball operators have embraced the platform, allowing players at locations to connect to Scorbit easily and utilize the advanced tools provided by Scorbit. With an established platform, the latest addition of the Scorbit Achievement Platform API is fully open to all game manufacturers and connects with Scorbit’s already existing global network. Achievements work with the Scorbit app, ScorbitVision and other software integrations already available. The platform bridges all of these features from games manufactured over fifty years of pinball, right up to modern machines today.

    Jersey Jack Pinball is also excited to launch full support of the achievement platform as the next step in their partnership with Scorbit. With deeply integrated achievements designed and implemented by the creators of each game, Jersey Jack Pinball games will be even more competitive for players. Achievements appear in real-time on the game displays as well as within the Scorbit app, and are visible on Scorbit user profiles.

    Achievements are new goals for games that can be set up by the developers of a game, a venue owner, or an operator. There are a variety of goals that can be used, including real-time achievements that appear on the game displays, meta achievements that can transcend between games, locations, or titles, and trophy achievements that are only held by one person in the world at a time. Achievements can be based on game play, time, location, people and other users, or a number of other ingredients at the discretion of the game designers. Using Scorbit, games from the past have an entirely new twist when achievements are added to the platform.

    As you play, supporting games will tell you if you have unlocked achievements on their own display, including vintage games and DMDs from the 1990s and 2000s. In addition to this real-time display, players are notified of their achievements by the Scorbit mobile app and visible on player’s feeds and profiles.This is all side-by-side with Scorbit’s already existing automated leaderboards, challenges, and real-time scoring.

    “Scorbit’s open platform API makes it easy for companies like Jersey Jack Pinball to integrate their games,” said Jay Adelson, Chairman and Co-Founder of Scorbit. “They are being joined by most of the pinball manufacturers, designers, and creative community to enhance game play everywhere.”

    “We chose to work with Scorbit to launch achievements because we believe in open, accessible platforms,” said Jack Guarnieri, Founder of Jersey Jack Pinball. “Players like being able to put both their old games and their JJP games on the same system, and since our launch of online support, Scorbit has proven they are the platform to do this.”

    Combined with Scorbit’s in-app Challenges, Leaderboards, and exciting visuals from ScorbitVision, pinball is way more fun with Scorbit.

    * ABOUT SCORBIT

    Scorbit (Spinner Systems, Inc.) is a first-of-its-kind, wireless and real-time platform that connects solid-state, DMD and LCD pinball machines to the Internet. With the Scorbit Mobile App and the Scorbitron device for pinball machines, Scorbit has been connecting machines and tournaments since 2015. The implications are nothing short of a pinball revolution, bringing pinball machines and players into the digital age – while increasing plays and revenue for operators and fun for collectors.

    * ABOUT JERSEY JACK PINBALL

    Jersey Jack Pinball (JJP) is the industry leader in quality and technical innovation, creating groundbreaking pinball machines for seasoned players, collectors, and newcomers to the game. Designed and manufactured in the United States, JJP’s state-of-the-art games are conceived on a foundation of pinball’s rich history and engineered with an unflinching eye toward its future. Easy to play – difficult to master, their award-winning games feature several industry firsts, including the use of LCD screens, RGB LED lighting, Bluetooth and Wi-fi connectivity, interactive camera, rich audio, and innovative industry leading technology. JJP brings Pinball machines into the 21st century, designed to provide an enhanced player experience, engage hardcore players and draw new players to the game.

    #292 33 days ago

    Just got the app. I have a jjp gnr se.

    How do I update scorbit in the machine for this achievement update?

    Also, I tried playing a game and i had to manually enter the score. I thought it was live scoring and automatic score keeping.

    Is there a tutorial as to how to connect my app to my phone? Is it a paid subscription thing?

    Thanks!

    #293 33 days ago
    Quoted from Ecw0930:

    How do I update scorbit in the machine for this achievement update?

    You have to wait for JJP to release code that integrates the achievement things. Scorebit is basically creating an environment where others can create achievements players can try to collect. So JJP has to actually code in achievements before you can leverage them.

    #294 33 days ago
    Quoted from flynnibus:

    You have to wait for JJP to release code that integrates the achievement things. Scorebit is basically creating an environment where others can create achievements players can try to collect. So JJP has to actually code in achievements before you can leverage them.

    Actually, all of that is already done, all the work for all the JJP games. They are fully integrated.

    However, they are putting up new releases for each game each week or so which "activate" the features. Wonka is live this morning.

    Quoted from Ecw0930:

    Just got the app. I have a jjp gnr se.
    How do I update scorbit in the machine for this achievement update?
    Also, I tried playing a game and i had to manually enter the score. I thought it was live scoring and automatic score keeping.
    Is there a tutorial as to how to connect my app to my phone? Is it a paid subscription thing?
    Thanks!

    I believe it will be in the beta track later today/tomorrow, and released in probably a week or so, though I can't speak officially for JJP.

    There is a tutorial on how to do this:

    https://support.scorbit.io/hc/en-us/articles/360056606854-Activating-a-Jersey-Jack-Pinball-Machine-on-the-Scorbit-Platform

    We will also release a video walk-through of the Achievements system in a week or two.

    Let us know if this helps you get connected!

    #295 33 days ago
    Quoted from jsa:

    Actually, all of that is already done, all the work for all the JJP games. They are fully integrated.
    However, they are putting up new releases for each game each week or so which "activate" the features.

    Oh so.. kinda like "You have to wait for JJP to release code that integrates the achievement things"

    #296 33 days ago

    GNR is next but I don't have a hard release date yet. It's soon though.

    #297 33 days ago
    Quoted from flynnibus:

    Oh so.. kinda like "You have to wait for JJP to release code that integrates the achievement things"

    Yes, that is 100% true, unless you subscribed to beta, which sometimes is sooner (but not always). As dr_light says, it's coming!

    #298 32 days ago

    Curious to see these achievements, anybody unlock any?

    #299 32 days ago
    Quoted from thechakapakuni:

    Curious to see these achievements, anybody unlock any?

    For you we're going to have to have some kind fo sleestak achievement.

    #300 32 days ago
    Quoted from jsa:

    For you we're going to have to have some kind fo sleestak achievement.

    Bring it. I got my Sleestak beat down stick ready to rock

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