New version PBSViewer

PBSViewer to view all your punkbuster screens

There is a new version available for PBSViewer, version 2.0.0.0. This free php script PBSViewer can be used to view ingame captured pb(punkbuster) screens on a website, a demo can be seen here. The new key features are listed below, a complete list of changes can be seen in changelog. To download PBSViewer go to the PBSViewer page.

New key features

  • Added a simple Admin Control Panel (ACP)
  • Notify Admin by sending mail when update has been requested by someone
  • Clanbase link for each player (if he/she is on cb).
  • update/download screens that are larger than x bytes, can be configured in ACP.

Latest key features

  • Download latest pb screens from gameserver.
  • Shows your pb screens independently to your visitors, without user/admin intervention.
  • Search player by guid or by name, without openening every single pb screen.
  • Use of multiple wildharts in your search.
  • Automatic update of log file. This will prevent the log file to grow in size. Since pb keeps adding data, there is no limit in file size (pb does not clear old data, with this script however you can).
  • Multiple admins are possible.
  • Updates for pb screens can take place automatically or by admin intervention.
  • If there is an update available then you will be notified. A warning is displayed on top.
  • md5 hashes are added to screen
  • Detailed screen page is added, you can get here by clicking on a screenshot.
  • Get aliases of player.
  • Read log files to obtain extra information like ip and md5 of original screen.
  • Extra info is given on top of screen, like player with most incomplete pb screens.
  • Screens can be selected by date. This allows you to search for screens of a match played yesterday.
  • All screens shown are order by date, the newest one are located on top.
  • Smart update feature: it will only download screens that are new.
  • Numbers of screens shown on main page can be customized.
  • easy installation, added installation script
  • reset button added, to delete all screens and logs
  • For search field, field name is selected as default, instead of fid
  • Auto rewrite of special characters used by html
  • Added a simple Admin Control Panel (ACP)
  • Notify Admin by sending mail when update has been requested by someone
  • Clanbase link for each player (if he/she is on cb).
  • update/download screens that are larger than x bytes, can be configured in ACP.

Ideas for next release

  • Multi-language support
  • Zoom for images and perhaps other image enhancement functionalities

If you have more ideas or you want to request a feature then please go to the Feature Request page or go to the issue page (for advanced users)

Contributing

At the moment I’m still looking for people who want to join this project and help me. There are a lot of things that can be done:

  • Testing PBSViewer for different games and environments
  • Providing logs and screens, provide test data
  • Work as developer and improve/add features
  • Add new awesome graphics as artist
  • Create documentation
  • Help with translation
  • PR: recruit for new members,  announce new releases on websites/fora.

If you want to help you can contact me (please use contact form) or leave a comment. Please mention what you want to do and mention your speciality/experience. If there is something you want to do but it is not mentioned in this list, please contact me and we can discuss it. To join google code project page, you should have a google account. You don’t need gmail to get a google account, just go to this page to create one. Remember you are not only helping me but the whole gaming community!

  • easy installation, added installation script
  • reset button added, to delete all screens and logs
  • For search field, field name is selected as default, instead of fid
  • Auto rewrite of special characters used by html

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