Inactive [TP] Wormhole X-Treme - Multi-World Capable Stargates v0.854 [766]

Discussion in 'Inactive/Unsupported Plugins' started by Ben Echols, Jan 24, 2011.

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    This is now inactive - is where you can find the currently active developed version.

    Release v0.854 contains the fix to stop the IndexOutOfBoundsException that happens when 3d shapes have no light blocks. Also contains the fix for 2d gate iris levers (they get added properly again). The Wormhole X-Treme Worlds support is for a version of WXW that is still under development, expect things to break badly if you enable it without the proper version of WXW (0.5, which is not released as of yet).

    If this is your first time downloading this please download the zip, it contains the database software we depend upon.
    You are also encouraged to read the changelog and readme. Especially the readme.
    Basic instruction for use and configuration can be found below.

    Major Features:
    • Player teleportation!
    • Multi-world support
    • Permissions integration (As well as some basic built-in permissions)
    • Custom 3d & 2d gate shapes
    • Iris password protection
    • Minecart teleportation
    • Help plugin integration
    About Wormhole Xtreme:

    Get the Source
    Donate to my coffee fund (It helps me code faster!)

    When I first heard about bukkit I knew I wanted to write a plugin. As I always wanted a way to teleport around I thought it would be fun to write a mod that could do this. I thought writing one like the Stargates from Stargate would be cool.

    So I decided I would make my own portal plugin as my first try at bukkit (and really first mod for Minecraft so far).

    So here is my release of Wormhole X-Treme!

    video (open)

    Samkio made a usage video here, it is a touch out of date but the general idea still works:

    Changelog with important entries in bold (open)

    Changes 0.854
    • Updated chunk (un)loading to happen when gate (de)activates and when dial lever state changes happen.
    • Fixed iris levers not being added properly with 2d gates. (Oops, guess that code WAS needed)
    • Fixed IndexOutOfBoundsException on 3d gate shapes without lighting blocks.
    • Hamfisted fix for signs not updating. Now we nuke the sign and build it from scratch every time a gate sign is toggled. Causes a flash, but... who cares. It works EVERY time now.
    Changes 0.853:
    • Fix for /dial gates breaking when a user who doesn't have dialer permission hit the lever.
    • Switched to getTypeId() from getType(), hopefully this works around the getType() == Air bug that might be lingering.
    Changes 0.852:
    • Added support for upcoming Permissions 3.0.x release.
    • Fixed a NPE in 2d shape code dealing with light block positions.
    • Added soft dependencies to plugin.yml.
    • Minor log format changes for readability.
    Changes 0.851:
    • Complete revamp of how we handle permissions checks. Lots more case statements, lots less if/else if. Much better. This is what enums are for.
    • Added new gate use cooldowns. This feature will only work on complex permissions enabled servers. There are three groups you can assign a player to; 'wormhole.cooldown.groupone', 'wormhole.cooldown.grouptwo', and 'wormhole.cooldown.groupthree'. If you have an '*' on any user/group, remember to '-wormhole.cooldown.groupone' etc. There is a new command to enable, disable, and modify cooldowns; 'wormhole cooldown [true|false|group] <time>', valid groups being 'one', 'two', and 'three', valid time being between 15 and 3600 seconds. There are also Settings.txt options for all of these new settings. Cooldowns are set when a player enters a stargate, not when they /dial. Cooldowns are removed via timer events, and even if the timer event fails, we do a fall back calculation when a player enters a stargate, and gets denied access.
    • Added new gate build count restrictions. This feature will only work on complex permissions enabled servers. There are three groups you can assign a player to; '', '', and ''. If you have an '*' on any user/group, remember to '' etc. There is a new command to enable, disable, and modify build count restrictions; 'wormhole restrict [true|false|group] <count>', valid groups being 'one', 'two', and 'three', valid count being between 1 and 200. There are also Settings.txt options for all of these new settings.
    • Updated the stargate sign dial sign reset code to be more reliable at causing the client to notice update changes.
    • Added a thrown exception during stargate 3d shape parsing if the shape doesn't have an exit point. We depend on this location for pretty much everything. If it isn't there, really bad bad bad things happen.
    • Now we have more than just Standard as our default shape. We extract Standard, StandardSignDial, Minimal, and MinimalSignDial to the gateShape folder if it is missing shapes.
    • Now we don't toggle stargate signs when we start.
    Changes 0.850:
    • iConomy support removed. I will not depend on plugins that decide to change their package name 5 major versions in and basically give everyone who depended on the package location the middle finger.
    • 3d Gate shapes now implemented.
    • Custom gate settings now in place (read: per gate material settings). This included the re-addition of the portalmaterial and irismaterial commands. lightmaterial, redstone, wooshdepth, and custom commands newly added.
    • Massive internal overhaul, refactorings, cleanups, general goodness and bugfixes.
    • Added support for Wormhole X-Treme Worlds. This allows Wormhole X-Treme to offload its chunk loading and world loading to WXW, for worlds that exist in WXW. Requires user to change Settings.txt option WORLDS_SUPPORT_ENABLED from false to true. This option requires Wormhole X-Treme Worlds v0.5 to be installed, and preferably configured for every existing world populated with stargates. If this option is set to true but WXW is not v0.5 (or not installed), WX will not load its stargates from its database.
    • Removed many superfluous chunk load requests. Added graceful chunk unload queue when we are done with a chunk.
    • Bumped supported version of permissions to include the 2.7 tree.
    • Updated help text for new/modified commands.
    • Added backwards compatibility, for those users who just don't want to upgrade to 3d shapes.
    • Added loads of failsafe settings, for when users don't have any shapes installed, but have stargates already.
    • wxidc now only works on non-sign powered gates which have iris activation blocks set.
    Changes 0.833:
    • Fixed iConomy double(or many many more) charging issue. Tried to do something awesome, turned out to be a bad idea. We'll revisit these kind of changes when 3d shapes are in and I can do some major refactoring and method merges/splits.
    • Bumped supported version of permissions to include the 2.6 tree.
    • Merged some of the sign click schedule related methods. Should make sign click messages more reliable.
    Changes in v0.832:
    • Fixed a NPE in new database initialization. Whoops, missing null-check, added.
    Changes in v0.831:
    • Fixed erroneous messages sent when a plugin is attached to already and WXT receives a plugin event for it. Cosmetic bug, fixed.
    Changes in v0.830:
    • Water now will not flow over Stargate anythings. No more broken levers and magic blocks of water floating in their place.
    • Buckets now will no longer work with stargate anythings. No free water and lava.
    • Minor optimizations and code cleanups.
      • All configuration values associated with these are gone now.
      • Gate shapes without these default to
    • Updated default gate shapes that come in the zip to include these new values.
      • See gate shape files for more details
    • Removed version 1 DB conversion because new design doesn't allow for it anymore.
      • For users this means if you are upgrading from version 0.3 or less to this version you will need to remake your gates.
    • Fixed NPE in onPlayerInteract caused by event not reporting the block the interact event was associated with.
    • Logic tweak in the find safe teleport code. Should be *safererer*
    • Sign powered stargates now can only target other sign powered stargates.
    • Fixed so that when coming from a lava portal stargate to a non-lava portal stargate fire damage is canceled still. No more nasty fire after a teleport.
    • Added the logic back in to stop people from randomly teleporting when next to the lever of an active gate. The side effect is, when block.getType() fails, gates don't work. Its one or the other.
    • Fixed /wxcomplete permission deny issue with stargates on public networks.
    • Added ICONOMY_OWNER_EXEMPT option to Settings.txt with a default value of true. When true this option disables the charging of gate owners for using their own gates.
    Changed in v0.821:
    • Update version of iConomy we build against and test for.
    • Fix NPE in old non-shape based gates.
    • Added custom StargateTeleportEvent for MinecartMania as we nuke the minecarts before we teleport the player and put them back in the minecart.
    • Refactored package to com.wormhole_xtreme.wormhole in anticipation of adding more stargate related projects.
    Changed in v0.820:
    • Initial support for CraftBukkit Build 600.
    • Got rid of the stupid double error that people got by not reading the readme. Now when we parse settings.txt, if the value is integer for the iconomy settings, we change it to a double by simply dropping a .0 at the end of it. Problem solved.
    • Lots of optimizations to the distance finding method we were using. Also fixes to the gate shape parsing code. (Thanks lirelent)
    • Overhaul of the way we handle permissions internally. More unified approach to the actual permissions checks.
    • Gate block protection should now be compatible with plugins like mcMMO. "Should" being the operating word.
    • Levers now properly move when used and toggle on and off when stargate and iris are activated.
    • All Permissions deny events now log at Level.FINE. Got permissions problems with WXT? Now see what is happening.
    • Optimized fire protection. Now we use timer events that go off 2 seconds after gates close. This way we don't have to listen for fire type events 24/7. :)
    • Fixed teleportation dropping people into very unsafe locations. Now we scan for safe place to drop people, if we can't find one we drop the player in front of the DHD. This will also FIX wormholes by setting the stored teleport location to the new clean and safe location.
    • We now support using the help plugin along with WXT.
    • We now have settings.txt options to hard disable support of iConomy, Permissions, and the help plugin. No longer do we log a warning when unable to find the plugin we depend on. We log at INFO. :p
    • Buttons are no longer really used. If a button exists on a stargate, it will be replaced with a shiny new lever on the first use.
    • Lava stargates are *really* safe to use now. For trees even. Not minecarts though.
    • A whole host of debugging information has been added at Level.FINE. If you can trigger a bug reliably, set yourself to fine and provide the server.log details surrounding the bug. Not recommended for production servers as well... its exceissive.
    • The '/wormhole regenerate' command is partially added. Will regenerate missing activation and iris levers.
    • Minecarts work across chunks and worlds now! If you run into a location where it doesn't work, use the wormhole in both directions to correct the wormhole, then try again. :)
    Changed in v0.812:
    - /wxgo now works properly when traversing world bounderies. First we quickly pop into the default spawn location for the target world, then from there we go to our final destination. It is a hack, but it is a working hack. :)
    - methodized the code to find closest stargates, and find distance from closest stargate blocks as well as the math to find distance.
    - Updated block ignition events to only use proximity style checks. Block ignition event cancellation radius increased to active stargate woosh depth or 4 blocks, which ever is further.
    - Updated '/wxcompass' to use new FindClosestStargate method.
    - Updated onEntityDamage to use only proximity style checks. On active gates a bubble of no fire damage of either woosh_depth or 4 blocks, which ever is larger, is created. On closed gates a bubble of 2 blocks is created to stop fire ticks occuring right as a gate closes. Stopped caring about potential drowning in stargate. If user decides they want to stand in the wrong side of a gate till they drown, that is their choice.
    - Re-added missing CONSTRUCT_NAME_TAKEN error string in ConfigManager. This stops an NPE in 'wxcomplete'.
    - Added support for tkelly's Help plugin. Will generate proper config based on permissions type (simple or complex) or lack of permissions plugin altogether.
    - Refactored the heck out of iConomy and Permissions support. Own classes in a new package to go along with the Help support. Methodized a bunch of useful functions. Less duplicated code.
    - Added some log output for 'wxforce'. Should help combat abuse.
    - Ops are now always able to use 'wxremove'.
    - The '/wormhole simple' command now refreshes Help entries to the proper permissions after being set.

    Changes in v0.811:
    - Came up with a proximity based check for stargates in the lava & fire event
    cancellation code. Now only 3 block radius around active lava portals
    gets its lava & fire events cancelled. STATIONARY_LAVA is safe for players
    to use in portals now. For reals.
    - Version 4.5 of iConomy is now supported and verified as working.
    - Now we actually check for Iris on gate use while in minecart...
    - Back to the good ol kick the player out of the cart and stuff them through
    the stargate method. Doing a bit of a hackish teleport when going between
    worlds as well. We tp to spawn, then instantly to destination. This is only
    when starting the tp while in minecart. If minecart is empty and passing
    into a stargate that will traverse worlds, we kick the minecart back. Otherwise
    it will dissapear into the void.
    - Now we cancel block ignite events on a proximity basis, same way we cancel
    fire and lava events on player. No more trees bursting into flames near a stargate.

    Changes in v0.810:
    - Broke '/wxcompass' out into its own class. Removed '/wormhole compass'.
    - Broke '/wxcomplete' out into its own class. Removed '/wormhole complete'.
    - Broke '/wxidc' out into its own class.
    - Broke '/wxremove' out into its own class. Removed '/wormhole remove'. Fixed so it toggles iris to off state before removing gates with iris active.
    - Broke '/wxlist' out into its own class. Added no permissions error message. Removed from '/wormhole' command.
    - Added command '/wxgo' and broke it out into its own class. Added no permissions error message.Removed from '/wormhole' command.
    - Broke '/dial' out into its own class.
    - Broke '/wxbuild' out into its own class.
    - Broke '/wormhole' out into its own class.
    - Added another message for active gates. Now it will say either remote activated, or activated by someone else already.
    - Added SIMPLE_PERMISSIONS config option. The default value of 'false' makes permissions node settings use complex mode. While the setting of true sets the plugin to check for extremely simplified permissions. Permission node details can be found in the README.
    - Refactored the WXForce class to Force. Hopefully this shuts MSSE up. ^^;
    - Moved a bunch of the initial loading out of onEnable and into onLoad. Now we use onEnable only for events that should only happen at plugin Enable.
    - Updated '/wormhole' command to have more descriptive errors and built in help. Updated help information for this command as well. Command now has unified messaging string headers. Added new 'simple' option to enabling simple permissions while the game is live. Requires the user to have proper permissions node for configuration in target mode. Removed a bunch of duplicated permissions checks. Only one check is needed at beginning of command call now.
    - Revamped readme to reflect important recent plugin package changes.
    - Fire damage, combustion damage, and drown events now canceled in stargate. Now LAVA is really a valid portal material.
    - Creeper explosions are now canceled when they would cause damage to stargates. This will stop signs and buttons from being destroyed during that mad dash to/from a stargate. ^^

    Plugin Commands (open)

    description: Dial a remote Stargate, unlock IDC with optional password
    usage: /dial <StarGate> [IDC]
    <stargate> The StarGate to dial.
    [IDC] Use optional password to open remote Iris.

    description: Wormhole administration and configuration commands.
    usage: /wormhole <commandtype> [ARG1] [ARG2]
    Valid Commands - 'owner', 'perms', 'portalmaterial', 'irismaterial', 'lightmaterial', 'shutdown_timeout', 'activate_timeout', 'simple', 'regenerate', 'redstone', 'wooshdepth', 'cooldown', 'restrict', & 'custom'.

    description: List all Stargates.
    usage: /wxlist - List all Stargates.

    description: Automatically Build Stargate.
    usage: /wxbuild <GateShape>
    <GateShape> The GateShape to build.
    After placing a DHD with a button (and sign if wanted) running this command then pressing the button will cause the specified <GateShape> to be built.

    description: Remove a stargate, optionally destroy its blocks.
    usage: /wxremove <GateName> [-all]
    <GateName> The GateName to remove.
    [-all] destroys gate blocks too.

    description: Point compass needle at nearest Stargate.
    usage: /wxcompass - Point compass needle at nearest Stargate.

    description: Complete StarGate construction.
    usage: /wxcomplete <GateName> idc=[IDC] net=[Net]
    <GateName> The name to give new Stargate.
    [IDC] Optional password to give Stargate.
    [Net] Optional network for Stargate.

    description: Gets or sets a gates IDC.
    usage: /wxidc <GateName> <optional_set_idc>
    Requires being either owner or have wormhole.config
    set -clear to remove the IDC

    description: Forcefully shut down all gates and/or open all iris
    usage: /wxforce <close|drop>

    description: Teleport to specified wormhole.
    usage: /wxgo <GateName>

    Install directions (open)

    New Install:
    1. Download the zip.
    2. Unzip file into same directory that your craftbukkit.jar exists in. This should put the hsqldb.jar into the lib/ folder, the WormholeXTreme.jar into the plugins/ folder, and the latest versions of GateShapes into the plugins/WormholeXTreme/GateShapes/ folder.
    3. Start server
    4. (Optional) Stop the server and edit the newly generated /plugins/WormholeXTreme/settings.txt file as needed.
    5. (Optional) Edit gate shapes in /plugins/WormholeXTreme/GateShapes/
    6. (Optional) If using the Permissions plugin based plugin, set up the appropriate permissions. If using SIMPLE_PERMISSIONS = true remember to use permissions from the Simple Mode list, otherwise use nodes from Complex Node.
    7. (Optional) Start Server again

    Basic use instructions (open)

    Basic Use:
    First off you need to make a stargate. I you can see the design design below - you need the Gate, a Dial Home Device (DHD), and a stone button or lever facing away from the gate on the DHD. The purple blocks are Obsidian, and the Blue has to be air, but will turn to water when the gate is activated.

    A real example of a constructed gate:

    You MUST make the gate exactly as it is in the picture.

    Once it is assembled hit the button ( You need to stand at least one block away from the button for the event to trigger. ) and the system will confirm that the stargate is properly made. If you don't see a "wormhole design valid" message you did not create the gate properly.
    If you did see the message, you simply type /wormhole complete <name> to finish and name the gate. A name sign with the gates name should appear on the gate. You can optionally type /wxcomplete <name> <idc=[IDC]> (idc = iris deactivation code, or the code needed to use the gate) - this will make your gate password protected.

    Now if you hit the button again it will "activate" the gate to be dialed.

    To Dial (after hitting the button) you type "/dial <remote_gate_name>" and the gate will open and fill with water! (You can change the portal material by using /wormhole material) The gates currently don't by default timeout after dialing. If the remote gate has an iris code you will need to type "/dial <name> <idc>" to activate the remote gate.

    Hitting the button again from the gate that dialed out will deactivate the gate. Pressing the button on a gate that has been dialed in to will do nothing because you can't activate a gate that is remotely activated. (Tried to keep it just like the show haha).

    Name Sign Dialing (Public Gate System):
    • NOTE: This is an alternate way to BUILD a gate. Currently existing gates will not work by simple placing a sign next to the activation button. You will need to /wormhole remove first and then re-complete the gate using this system.
    • Place a second obsidian "pillar" next to the main DHD and place a sign on it. Put the name of the gate on the top line.
    • Gates with this sign can only be dialed via the sign now. You will only see other gates that have a sign.
    • Gate without a sign can dial IN to a sign gate.
    • AGAIN : If you make a gate without a sign it will NOT be on the list of gates.
    • To cycle through possible gates use right click - Sometimes it takes a click or two for it to work :)
    • See here for sign dialer gate example:
    • 2011-01-25_02.15.31.png
    • Note - unless you have STARGATE_FULL_ACCESS or "wormhole.remove" you will be unable to destroy any blocks that are part of the gate.
    • Networks!
      • If you put any text on the second line of the sign, it will be the "network" the gate is on.
      • You will only be able to dial other gates on the same network as you
      • Currently you cannot change the network, so make sure you type it correctly!
      • By default (if nothing is put on the second line) a gate will be part of the "Public" network.

    Basic configuration settings (open)

    • All configuration is now stored in a file /plugins/WormholeXTreme/Settings.txt
      • All descriptions of the settings will be found in that file with the settings.
    • You can change some options while the server is running:
      • /wormhole activate_timeout <optional_timeout>
        • This is the length of time after activating but before dialing that the gate deactivates.
        • This does not affect sign dialed gates.
      • /wormhole shutdown_timeout<optional_timeout>
        • Setting to 0 means portal only closes after something goes through, and then immediately closes.
        • This setting is how long after a player dials a gate before the gate shuts down.

    Permissions plugin settings (open)

    • This plugin works with the Permissions plugin. (Currently 2.5+ Only)
      • Changing the built in permissions will not change the Permissions plugin at all.
    • Without the Permissions plugin you can use the built-in permissions (disabled by default)
    • /wormhole perms - for more information
    • to enable/disable default perms /wormhole perms active <true|false>
    • When built-in permissions are active:
      • Default OPs get all access
      • Default all other users get USE only
    Permissions Plugin Nodes: (Controlled by settings.txt - SIMPLE_PERMISSIONS)
    Complex Mode:
    wormhole.use.sign - lets a user use sign gates.
    wormhole.use.dialer - lets a user use '/dial' gates
    wormhole.use.compass - lets a user use '/wxcompass' command.
    wormhole.remove.own - lets a user remove a gate that they own
    wormhole.remove.all - lets a user remove any gate - Able to build new wormholes
    wormhole.config - Able to configure settings like material and timeout
    wormhole.list - Able to use '/wxlist' command to list wormholes - Able to use wormholes on NETWORKNAME - Able to build wormholes on NETWORKNAME
    wormhole.go - allows user to use '/wxgo' command. - Part of build restriction group one. - Part of build restriction group two. - Part of build restriction group three.
    wormhole.cooldown.groupone - Part of wormhole use cooldown group one.
    wormhole.cooldown.grouptwo - Part of wormhole use cooldown group two.
    wormhole.cooldown.groupthree - Part of wormhole use cooldown group three.

    Simple Mode:
    wormhole.simple.use - Lets a user use wormholes. - Lets a user build wormholes.
    wormhole.simple.remove - Lets a user remove wormholes.
    wormhole.simple.config - Lets a user configure WormholeXTreme settings

    Help plugin settings (open)

    • Currently there are no configuration options for Help the help plugin. It is just plug and play. If you want to change the help text, you are able to do such via the Help plugin override build into the Help plugin.

    As always please let us know of any bugs! Just remember, some bugs are in vanilla and craftbukkit itself, so we may not be able to address them easily.

    Devs: Lologarithm & alron

    Attached Files:

  2. Working for me without any Problems on b283.
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    Try watching your console output - check for any errors on startup (reading the gates), on shutdown (when saving the gates), or any time while using them :)
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    Would this be compatible with cb build 164?
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    Everytime i upgrade i have to change the material... i thought it gets saved in any .properties-file?

    And: With cb271 and WH67 gates on the "normal" world work, but the one to the nether seems to use right coords, but wrong world after restarting the server...

    edit: no changes with cb 289... (I think i am running linux, not sure :D (it's a rented gameserver))
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    Kelly Becker

    Hey Loving the plugin... tied in well as one of my players built the pyramid with a gate in it before i installed this... although unfortunately i had to down size his portal to make it functional. This is a great plugin.... and heres my feedback

    Im running this plugin on my Ubuntu Server 10.10 Installation
    When the server starts all the gates exist in the database but they teleport to the coordinates in the active world until you redefine them in the secondary worlds. Makes updating the server a pain
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    v0.67, "/wormhole remove <name>" not working
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    it's working for me... which cb# are you running?
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    Oh, sorry, name of wormhole was '-Home-' instead of 'Home' (strange). Works fine.
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    Now i see that no one looked at my permissions file [​IMG]
    It must have been the easiet error i ever have had.
            default: false
                build: true
                - Donator, Default
                - 'essentials.item'
                - 'essentials.time'
                - 'essentials.kick'
                - 'essentials.ban'
                - 'essentials.unban'
                - 'woolcolor.spawn'
                - 'wormhole.use'
            default: false
                build: true
                - Moderator
                - '*'
            default: false
                build: true
                - Moderator
                - '*'
    # DarkGrave has control over all commands.
    # sk89q can use /spawn & /time
            group: Owner
            - '*'
            - 'wormhole.use'
            - ''
            - 'wormhole.remove'
            - 'wormhole.config'
            - 'woolcolor.spawn'
    my group is Owner, but can you find any owner group?
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    I ran the server this morning, and when attempting to use the gate Spawn (which the gate itself said it was a new gate and I named blanks) I get sent into the nether, and get

    [WARNING] nachocuban moved wrongly!
    Got position -18.5, 64.1, -95.5
    Expected -31.30000001192093, 64.1, -78.69999999907907

    Without Netherbone Stargates function normally. (attempting to go to the nether gate with netherbone off creates a stargate size hole in the stone at the location in the normal world. with no errors, using the new blanks gate to travel to the spawn gate(the one that was giving me trouble) just spins me around where I am.)
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    @Lologarithm yea I know it only supports multiple worlds and wont create them. I just figured it would be a great addition to your plugin to include the creation of multiple worlds and that would be one less plugin for me and anyone else that uses this and then we can put some awesome videos of stargate traveling. one day... lol it will be epic
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    Thomas Sturge

    Okay, completely my fault. Didnt have the hsqldb.jar file in the server parent directory, had it in the plugins folder. Sorry about that.
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    To implement custom gate shapes - couldn't you map the gate shape to the config file like so?
    (o - obsidian, A- air, P - purple portal stuff)
    Where your plugin reads in the shape and checks if the gates match that shape.
    I believe the above method is how stargate did it
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    That was my plan more or less - I just need to write up something to parse out those positions, and then I think there are a few other things needed:
    Position of DHD relative to the gate, place to put the name sign, position to teleport in from, etc.
    --- merged: Feb 9, 2011 5:03 PM ---
    I just fixed the "on upgrade my settings file breaks" bug. That will be in the next release, so hopefully the next upgrade won't break your settings :)

    I think I am going to make my plugin able to load a world if the world that the gate is in is not loaded.
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    Currently on my server I have iConomy give new players 300 coin to start with, and 100 coin every hour (1 every 36 seconds.

    The cost I did was 50coin to use a portal and 1500 coin to build one. I have moderators set with the task of making people's portals. Capital first letters to public portals, lower cased to private portals.

    One of my players had an idea... that the wormhole owner (person who paid to have the wormhole built) could get a portion of the toll when the wormhole is used... What do you think?
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    So what how it works! I just thinking about sign-ed gate creation as addition for command-gate, not as single type of creation :D Thanks for explanation.
    Btw, great plugin, just perfect for traveling between worlds ^^
    All works fine @293
    p.s. sorry for weird english, it's not my foreign language :p
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    so i /wormhole go'd to a wormhole, and ended up in the nether.
    now i cant get out or log in anymore ^^
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    Totally do-able. The only downside is that before now I haven't tracked who built a gate, so I would have to start tracking that from then on - so people would have to remove and rebuild the gate in order to get "credit" for building it.

    Sorry :( you probably can delete your player file from the save data and it will re-create you as a new player if nothing else works. Also, if the issue is that the server hasn't loaded the world yet, try to get a plugin that can load the world for you and then you should be able to login.

    As far as /wormhole go - I have an open bug with bukkit regarding using teleport and going between worlds. Currently if you try to /wormhole go to a gate in another world, you will instead be teleported to the spawn point of that world.
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    Can I ask a crazy question? If I were to build a wormhole on a ship and use movecraft to move that ships position would this plugin check and update the wormhole position at some point or would it break the the wormhole?
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    Is there any way to define who the owner is? I currently have it set so that only Moderators can build gates... so that they have certain specs.. etc..
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    It breaks the wormhole. You have to use the '/wormhole remove' command and reset the gate. At least that's how it worked a few versions ago, I haven't tested it since. You can place a block of dirt into the gate to destroy it though so you don't have to destroy obsidian. It only takes a handful of seconds to reset when you plan to disembark.
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    Thomas Sturge

    Is there a way to have a gate auto dial a gate when activated but have all other gates dial as normal and freely?

    For example: I've set up a gate at the spawn point (gate:spawn) with the desired out come to always connect to one gate (gate:hub1), that gate acting like a base travel terminal to al others (hub1->all), but with the ability for all gate to connect to all as normal with no restriction to travel (all->all).

    Also is it possible to allow the gate to stay activate for a period of time instead of for one use only, so multiple users can use the same connection?
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    IDK if this is the same as the shut down or update glitch where they, well, shut down or update and all the gates are reset. However whenever I /reload using Essentials to reload all the plugins, all the gates are reset. If by fixing the shut down or update glitch you fixed this as well, thank you!

    Thanks for the great plugin!
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    Rick Boss

    Up to date Craftbukkit and Wormhole and all that nonsense. this error:

    Edit: Got this when I used the /reload plugin within the game.

    any ideas? thanks
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    I guess it could be possible for me to write some special code so that other plugins could move my gates (this would enable this scenario). But a quick remove/add is easy too.

    Right now for some reason it looks like when you call '/reload' it doesn't unload the plugins first. This makes a lock stay on the db.
    --- merged: Feb 10, 2011 9:05 AM ---
    Right now that isn't possible. Several people have asked for this and I have mixed feelings. I am really trying to keep this more or less as an actual 'Stargate' plugin. But I guess I could add the ability to do this so that people who don't care about Stargate can still use this as a warping plugin.

    It is possible currently (you just change the shutdown_timeout to a value greater than 0) - however this can cause server crashes. I just found out a few hours ago that this last weekend the bukkit team added special way of allowing multiple threads, so I will probably be re-writing my stuff to be able to do that this weekend. So maybe the next release will allow you to do this without crashing :)
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    Got this error:

    Failed to intialized internal DB. Stargates will not be saved: invalid database address: jdbc:hsqldb:./plugins/WormholeXTreme/WormholeXTremeDB/WormholeXTremeDB
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    I have an issue which has just appeared on my server.
    I had 4 gates which were connected with signs, and worked fine.
    Now for some reason (no idea which update did this), they are only linked in pairs.

    It used to be A->B->C->D, now I have A->B and C->D, but you cannot go between the two pairs.
    Also, the first one I built A is on the main world, and the last once I built, B is in the nether.

    I tried removing the button, sign, and a random obsidian block from gate A to destroy it, then rebuilt it, and it still doesn't work.
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    This plugin is totally awesome. I hate letting players using /tp or /home, /sethome. So, we made a lot of railways between places and houses. It's very long to do that so with these "stargates" =), the roleplaying persist and everything goes fine ;)

    So, this message is just to thank you for this plugin. No bug yet has we have one world with only simple "stargates" (no name sign dialing and name are all 8 characters long generated randomly like "A8BB15DF").
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    There is only "1" bug im having now. And thats, that all the gates that are NOT in the main map are not saved on shutdown/restart and when you start it back up the gate no longer exists it forgets where its at. :[
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    Did you put any text on the second line of the sign when you made the gates? There are now networks available to signed gates, and if you put text on the second line it becomes the network they are attached to (and gates can only connect to other gates on the same network).
    --- merged: Feb 10, 2011 4:22 PM ---
    What do you mean by "not in the main map" ? This could be an issue with my gates not properly loading other worlds before loading themselves... I have the fix for that done, I just need to release it. I am planning on doing a release probably this weekend that will include that fix and several others (like the fix for shutdown_timeout actually working!).

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