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17
FEB

Las Venturas Playground 33.0

posted by Xanland on Friday, February the 17th at 4:18 AM


Good night,

We have just released Las Venturas Playground 33.0 to the server!

Among the updates are that killtime is rewritten to our new codebase, along with:

New features:


Improvements:


Bug fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where an administrator with godmode could be killed by a carbomb (e885c34)
  • Fixed an issue where both maptp and tp were not properly reset for non-VIPS if their tempadminrights were taken (ff9d562 | a647199)
  • Fixed an issue where /customtax would show SA-MPs command not found-error instead of our own (dc27029)
  • Fixed an issue where /kill while using /watch would bug the person who is watching (bcdb64d)
  • Fixed an issue where the name of a guest was not correct in javascript or some IRC-commands (ca4b3bd...6ecc689)


On behalf of the LVP management, crew and development team,
Xanland

Server IP: play.sa-mp.nl:7777
Twitter: https://twitter.com/lvplayground
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lvplayground/
23
JAN

Las Venturas Playground 32.4

posted by George on Monday, January the 23rd at 11:35 AM


Good morning,

Las Venturas Playground 32.4 is now live! 

Changes:

  • Fixed an issue where by a MySQL error was given when specifying a Gang Tag of excessive length (856c1ae)
  • Fixed an issue where players could end up with Health points greater than 100 if they owned the Fort Carson or LVP HQ properties (8ded695)
  • Fixed an issue where Crew members would be unable to pull up the /house goto menu (ff5366c)
  • Remove the PlayerDisconnectError JavaScript function (5422013)
  • Update to the latest version of JavaScript's V8 Engine (8ecfe99)
On behalf of the LVP management, crew and development team,
George

Server IP: play.sa-mp.nl:7777
Twitter: https://twitter.com/lvplayground
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lvplayground/
09
JAN

Las Venturas Playground 32.2

posted by George on Monday, January the 9th at 7:39 AM


Good morning,

Las Venturas Playground 32.2 is now live!

Among the updates are that the Christmas Decorations have been disabled for another year, along with:

New features:
  • Added the ability to Disable automatic announcements with /settings infomsg [on/off] (b2d54ab)


Improvements:


Bug fixes:
  • Fixed an issue with the Merchant Vehicle (49f7db7)
  • Fixed an issue where /ignore may not block PMs replied to with the /r command (7cfbcaa)
  • Fixed an issue with the Colour Picker (e78b458)
  • Fixed an issue where deleted friends were improperly handled (bcaeb63)


On behalf of the LVP management, crew and development team,
George

Server IP: play.sa-mp.nl:7777
Twitter: https://twitter.com/lvplayground
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lvplayground/
04
JAN

Regarding Deer_Hunter

posted by TEF on Wednesday, January the 4th at 9:31 PM


Hello, everyone. Today, we share a different type of announcement with you all.

After 10 months of being a part of our crew, Deer_Hunter will no longer be an administrator on Las Venturas Playground. This decision was not made lightly—the voice of the community and various analyses were taken into account, alongside a multitude of discussions. We will not be disclosing all reasoning that led to this final decision, but do be aware that it is final.

We would like to sincerely thank Deer_Hunter for his contributions and efforts made to the Las Venturas Playground community, as this decision has no bearing on the good that he brought. Lastly, although he may be leaving our crew, he will always be welcome on our server and forum.


On behalf of the Las Venturas Playground Management,
TEF
01
JAN

Happy New Year!

posted by MrBondt on Sunday, January the 1st at 1:09 AM


The team at Las Venturas Playground wishes you a happy new year and all the best for 2017!
31
DEC

ALL BANS have been LIFTED. Plus [BB]Edz joins the crew!

posted by George on Saturday, December the 31st at 10:33 AM


Greetings :w

As is traditional at this time of year, we've lifted all bans (with a few exceptions - said people will most likely know why) and anyone previously banned is now welcome to play at Las Venturas Playground once again!

The latest revision of our rules are as follows:

Cheats or modifications that grant an advantage over other players are forbidden
No excessive swearing, flaming, or racism
Avoid the use of constant CAPS while speaking in the main chat
DO NOT evade death by means of quitting and re-joining, running into interiors, or using commands
DO NOT abuse bugs and/or commands — c-bug and 2-shot are permitted
DO NOT harm a cruise in any way
DO NOT spam

Furthermore, we'd like to welcome [BB]Edz to the Crew - congratulations buddy! :)

On behalf of the team at Las Venturas Playground,
George
29
DEC

Forum data loss

posted by MrBondt on Thursday, December the 29th at 5:54 PM


Good day.

Due to an unfortunate incident when doing some routine maintenance on our forum, we accidentally wiped out our database and had to restore a backup from a week ago.

This sadly means that all posts since then have disappeared and will not be restored. We're actively working on getting our announcements back as well as some other changes to the forum.

We apologize for all inconvenience this has caused.

On behalf of the Las Venturas Playground Management,

MrBondt
31
OCT

LVP 31.0

posted by Badeend on Monday, October the 31st at 12:17 AM


Two weeks after the release of LVP 30.6, we have released LVP 31.0. This update consists of the following new features, improvements and bugfixes:

New features:

  • You will now receive a refund when selling your house (03e36f7)
  • Gang chat can now be encrypted, i.e. invisible to the Seti@Home owner (d4cd11b)
  • Eight new house locations have been added, two unique for VIPs (70b1c92)
  • Administrators will get notices of illegal vehicle entry and illegal NPCs (c5e8fe2, deee1da)
  • Administrators can now use /showreport that automatically mutes a player (d7b35b5)
  • Management members can now change settings by using /lvp settings (c6b779b)
  • Management members can now create a CPU profile by using /lvp profile (e3f2a6f)

Improvements:

  • Players can only spawn vehicles once per three minutes (0410f13)
  • A disambiguation dialog has been implemented for /v (0c8a426)
  • The VIP room cannot be entered anymore by fighting players (c56bd05)
  • Kills made using an RC Baron will now be counted as lame kills (664e873)
  • Minimized player detection is now done in C++ (6a16d01)
  • Admins can check minimized players using the /idlers command (647e2d1)
  • The default time for /mute has been reduced to two minutes (cc49928)
  • Management members evaluating code will now get feedback (63765ed)

Bug fixes:

  • Locking vehicles works again, as expected (d5ace66)
  • Fight Club will continue to freeze players during countdown (db55fb7)
  • Skin 121 (the army guy) cannot be selected anymore (dcee7f0)
  • The American flag in Area 69 has been removed... again (0923795)
  • Kicking a member of your gang who is not online confirms again (168a5b1)


A big thanks to Russell for making this all possible. Great job!! O+
18
OCT

Forum Software Update

posted by George on Tuesday, October the 18th at 9:39 AM


Greetings,

LVP's community forum has now been updated from MyBB 1.8.7 to 1.8.8. This update primarily consists of squashing bugs. A full overview of the fixed issues can be found here: https://github.com/mybb/mybb/issues?q=milestone%3A1.8.8+is%3Aclosed

Whilst we're hoping that the update will not introduce a forest filling range of issues, as with maintenance of this nature, there is an element of risk involved. As such, if anything looks out of place or doesn't work as expected, please raise your hand and say so! :)

Furthermore, if you've any suggestions to improve the forum, we'd also love to hear from you!

Lastly, we've introduced [ spoiler ] tags. 

[spoiler="MyBB..."]...has been updated :)[/spoiler]
Enjoy!

On behalf of the Las Venturas Playground Management,
George
16
OCT

LVP 30.6 - Real estate empires, the ability to heal, and less interior abuse!

posted by Joe on Sunday, October the 16th at 3:39 AM


With the release of LVP gamemode version 30.6, our developers introduced many wonderful features, improvements, and bug fixes. Our VIPs will now have the ability to own up to three houses per VIP account, anyone can now add health and armor pickups to their houses. This gives you the ability to essentially purchase permanent spawn armor if you spawn at a house with an armor pickup. The new vehicle system has been improved from LVP 30.5, and restrictions on recently shot and players who have shot on entering interiors have been introduced. 

New features:

  • VIPs can now purchase up to three houses on the server (d7c5c03)
  • You can now purchase health and armour pickups for your house (f9639cc)
  • Entering houses and interiors is now subject to the same limitations as the teleportation commands. This will tremendously help prevent interior abuse (71744bf)
  • Packet loss percentage is now included in /my playerinfo (4e944b3)
  • 4,000 pickups isn't cool. We can now have up to 25 million (a2c8be7)

Improvements:

  • Most of our old vehicle code has been removed! (f31f404)
  • Kicks and bans made by undercover administrators will now be hidden (4849e33)
  • Moved but unoccupied vehicles will start respawning again (18e56a7)
  • Management can now visit any available house interior (c528125)
  • Usage of /house goto is now visible to administrators (b84a79a)
  • You can't see which undercover administrators visited your house anymore (4700ee7)
  • You can now reset your custom color with /my color reset (22b481b)
  • Vehicles you spawn will have a personalized number plate again (642f99e)
  • The restricted zone for housing has been extended with DM areas (5fbd0db)

Bug fixes:

  • The /tow command has been made less prone to abuse (336c440)
  • The /dive command now works on Mount Chilliad (9161d94)
  • RC Vehicles near the ship can't be used avoiding death anymore (40d25fa)
  • RC Vehicles can be used by players again (a2e2ac2)
  • The /house command will now tell you about the goto option (81e8f22)
  • Temporary vehicles cannot be exported anymore (088dda8)
  • Your Virtual World will now be restored when you stop /watching (840fcb6)
  • House owner names will be updated when they join the server (5b3446e)
  • Vehicles won't randomly explode on you anymore (a9239b7)

Special mention for Halo, who reported a lot of fantastic issues:

  • Vehicles cannot be stolen from the server anymore (3f22059)
  • You now need to be in the same world as the vehicle you're detonating (45d8032)
  • Vehicles cannot be detonated in within the Fight Club square anymore (6691f8c)
  • Vehicle detonations are now only visible to those in the same virtual world (a9d9fd0)
  • All active menus will be closed before switching /worlds (f276381)
  • All active dialogs will be closed when starting a minigame (8692f5b)
  • Airplanes cannot be /towed anymore (6a62de3)
  • You can't use /fly whilst being in an interior anymore (1950664)
  • Using the /t command will now always bring you back to the main world (9bf9092)
  • You can't stay in the bomb shop whilst playing a minigame anymore (6c824f1)
  • You can't stay in the bomb shop whilst watching a FC match (4e7d2ee)
  • VIP rights will be restored when temporary admin rights are revoked (dd3dc4e)

Las Venturas Playground would also like to thank Deer_Hunter, Joe, George, TEF and Lithirm for their testing and bug reports during this release.

On behalf of the Las Venturas Playground Management,
Joe