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[APP] PinballX Database Manager

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After 2 1/2 months of programming, @scutters and I are proud to present to you PinballX Database Manger
We created a program to manage your PinballX database files and your media files on a easy way.

The download can be found in the download section :

There is a small manual attached in the zip file as well.

Thanks for the testers @simbamame, @BrandonLaw, @greynurse and @joyrider3774
GreyNurse give us the idea to get information from populate data from Visual Pinball tables (Author,Version and Rom)
Very special thanks to Joyrider3774 who did a great job to find all kind of bugs during  Beta testing.

Thanks @Tom Speirs for letting us use PinballX logo's and for his approval to use FTP support (future release)


If you want to thank us for the program, also give thanks to @scutters
Without him, this program wasn't what it is now

We already released version 1 so people can get used to it and that we have time to fix any issue that where not found during testing.
Additional features will be implemented too (like Gameex FTP download)

Enjoy !

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Great job Mike!. Well done mate.

For info - anyone using the tool and liking the extra database information fields (like the VP table author details) and wanting to display them in PinballX front end then you can with the stats plugin;

 

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You guys are amazeballs! Thanks for your hard work and the testers in making these awesome additions!

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just read through the PDF @Mike_da_Spike i'm guessing the screenshots are based on your system ? if so can you tell me what you got as table audio with system files ? kinda wondering as i don't have any table audio anymore since pbx supports the system names in the speech plugin.

Also found this small hickup in the pdf at least i think it's a small hickup :)

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I wasn't aware of certain things during testing like that settings dialog, so never tried it out before :)

Great work and congrats on the release

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3 hours ago, joyrider3774 said:

Also found this small hickup in the pdf at least i think it's a small hickup

Looks like my proof reading wasn't up to scratch! :lol:. Thanks for the help testing.

Can't speak for Mike's system table audio, but have you considered sounds of the arcades? https://www.vpforums.org/index.php?showtopic=36720

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11 hours ago, joyrider3774 said:

just read through the PDF @Mike_da_Spike i'm guessing the screenshots are based on your system ? if so can you tell me what you got as table audio with system files ? kinda wondering as i don't have any table audio anymore since pbx supports the system names in the speech plugin.

Lol .. Well . normally my sound is off in the cab, because only using the cab at ridiculous times.
The audio is just the table audio from Adams family table. So not really something for visual pinball x.

11 hours ago, joyrider3774 said:

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will be fixed in next release ( I blame @scutters, he should check my Denglish part everywhere :P just kidding) 

11 hours ago, joyrider3774 said:

I wasn't aware of certain things during testing like that settings dialog, so never tried it out before :)

oh dear ... untested features ????  :P I think we are good with the settings one, but if you find something, please let us know !

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21 hours ago, scutters said:

@Draco1962, thanks mate.. and thanks for the icon we used in the app!

Which icon was that?

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16 hours ago, Draco1962 said:

Which icon was that?

:)

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Well, you're welcome! LOL!  I  have created so much between PinballX and GameEx systems over the years I humbled myself going back through memory lane 6+ years ago. These were actually some I lost due to a hard disk failure so good to be able to grab them..

This was my favorite - 

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@Mike_da_Spike.     Great work, love the filter options 

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7 hours ago, GAH1068 said:

@Mike_da_Spike.     Great work, love the filter options 

Thanks @GAH1068 . I like that option too. Makes it so easy to update existing tables.

And don't forget @scuttersto thank too. Without him , I was not able to make this program. 

Updated version is at our beta testers. It has some bug fixses and supports online media download 

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Hey all

@scutters and I updated the program with a feature that you will like Media download !
With the approval of @Tom Speirs to use the GameEx FTP server as source we added a 'GameEx online' media file download.
But that's not all....
Also you can add your favorite MEGA upload website in the config and use this to download as a source for your media download.

Big thanks go out for @scutters who did a hell of a job for this release (thanks mate !) and @joyrider3774 for testing the new features (and reporting back)
The manual is updated and added to the download file.

Note : The left and right mouse click function are swapped to make it more similar as it is used in windows.  
            So left mouse click on media is now media preview and right click .. wel you need to download to see it !
Have fun with it

 

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Thanks @Mike_da_Spike , great job again!.

 

Rajo Joey has kindly given permission for us to post a link to his mega folders which can be used in the app for wheel downloads.

VP Wheels - https://mega.nz/#F!IFsxBbCD!04cfuNEJi5hwuYxL6CvQIg

FX3 Wheels - https://mega.nz/#F!IFsxBbCD!04cfuNEJi5hwuYxL6CvQIg!4Z8hRKiY

 

Other mega links exist, but please don't post them unless you own them or have permission. The most complete media set source is still the FTP site via subscription though.

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Although we tested version 1.1 a lot , made a lot of fixes, we discovered some bugs that gave unexpected behavior after the release.
Mostly had to do with filtering tables. 
But. @scutters and I worked all night to update a stable version and put it in the download section. 
Version 1.2 is released

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Here are some bingo game room megalinks you guys can use for the app, i will update these mega locations as well when i finish new tables, currently have 49 done

Backglass images: https://mega.nz/#F!Igo2wKxS!xJwZ4OUa9zgrS4ODBeLsbA
Table Images: https://mega.nz/#F!h4onED6C!TXI7ERx_4tbjvbiRPOlqNg
Topper Videos (created using mike's tool): https://mega.nz/#F!Vtp23S4A!fgbL65CKZkrttewW82pYwg
Wheel images (Docklet Style): https://mega.nz/#F!R8g3HbpZ!2UlnXE5K5zxIq1rIA0A54Q
Wheel images (logos): https://mega.nz/#F!pphmBKpC!BuHC4smAEAeOQhvgxCOO3A

 

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Hi Guys - Would you mind putting these media files up on the PinballX FTP as well?

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52 minutes ago, Draco1962 said:

Hi Guys - Would you mind putting these media files up on the PinballX FTP as well?

All my things are available in my directory on the ftp in the other section of pinballx as well. I think but not certain some are also availble on standard section, could be someone copied those once but they might not be up to date as i had created some new wheels recently but it's ongoing, have done 49 of 73 wheelz currently

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Thanks! I see many mega links that disappear in various other forums and it is a shame to lose contributions when the creator leaves the hobby. 

I appreciate all that you do for our community!

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I copy your work from your personal ftp to the pinballx dir, to have it available in gamemanager/database manager. But don't check it often to sync it. If I have time this week, I will sync it, so it is easier for others to download it

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