Website Updates


2020


Update
2021-01-12

Finished updating 24 DOS and Windows games into the games database.


Update
2021-01-08

Archived 50 more pages for one site and added 5 new games to Downloads.


Update
2021-01-05

Updated Profile template and created database and templates for a new Downloads section.


Update
2021-01-02

Improved Arbiter ranking code and updated Minesweeper Cheats article.


Update
2020-12-31

Replaced saolei.net with saolei.wang and minesweeper.info with msgame.com in Forum posts.


Bug
2020-12-31

Fixed issue with Arbiter history files caused by checksums not being unique.


Update
2020-12-31

Updated menu to include obvious "Log In" and created the "Updates" page.


Bug
2020-12-30

Corrected Discord link and fixed issue with Member login sessions.


Update
2020-12-30

Created homepage.


Update
2020-12-26

Launched new site at minesweepergame.com.


The new site took more than a year to develop and implement:

  • New server with up to date security and software.
  • PHP and HTML code rewritten to comply with modern standards.
  • Designed site and all pages to work on mobile phones.
  • New database with all historical scores reviewed and classified.
  • Scores from two dozen cheaters identified and removed from rankings.
  • Wrote new versions of RAW tools with videos automatically parsed on upload.
  • Wrote tool to parse and upload Arbiter history files.
  • Wrote new secure code to upload videos and pictures.
  • Deleted thousands of inactive and fake accounts.
  • Deleted excess personal data and introduced privacy controls.
  • New math section with more than 60 published papers.
  • New website section with more than 35 archived sites.
  • New cheats section with more than 20 cheats.


Update
2020-01-08

Created Arbiter rankings for IOE.


Request
2021-01-03

Make all rankings sortable by Beginner, Intermediate, Expert.


Request
2021-01-01

Create Arbiter IOE rankings and create IOE world rankings.


Bug
2020-12-31

Arbiter rankings show illegal lucky Beginner games.


Request
2020-12-30

Show icons on rankings for each version.


Request
2020-12-29

Keep the "Notes" section in Profiles from the old site.