Saturday, August 16, 2014

DartMan v2.2.0.12 released!

DartMan has been updated, with the following changes:


  • Added a Send Current Log to Support... menu item in the Help menu
    • This will allow you to directly send a log file to us if you experience an issue, so that it can be investigated quickly.
  • DartMan will now attempt to open ports on the router, even if it experiences an error retrieving existing port mappings from the router.
    • This may help more users get online automatically, without having to manually forward ports on their router

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed another scenario where video would only work for 1 online game. After one online game, video might not work again until DartMan was restarted.
DartMan will automatically update the next time it is restarted.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

DartMan released!

DartMan has been updated with the following changes:


  • Clicking the highlighted player's name in the Online Lobby will open their stats page on the website.
  • Records are now shown to the user again when a player beats their best leg and/or high checkout. This was broken in the last few releases. Also, an optional sound is played when this occurs to further alert the player.
  • The Test Camera button is now disabled while there is an online game in progress. This is because clicking this button during a game could result in issues with the live video feed to the other player.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed scenario where the video stream was too large to send to the remote player. Now, if too high a resolution is chosen for the webcam, DartMan will automatically reduce the resolution until a suitable one is found for streaming video.
  • Fixed a bug which caused users to go offline and online any time any setting was changed and saved.
DartMan will automatically update when restarted. Please provide feedback and suggestions in the comments, or via the Contact page on the website.

Friday, August 1, 2014

DartMan v2.0.0.9 Released!

DartMan has been updated! The main changes are around the online video elements, with the match scores now shown with the remote player's video feed, and better resolution video now available. Full details of the changes are detailed below:


  • Added current game scores on top of the remote player's webcam screen
  • Added ability to select video resolution for web cam online games. Previously this was always set to the web cam's default setting.
  • In the online lobby, the selected player's country name is now shown above their flag.
  • Changing of online comms ports settings no longer requires a restart, unless you are in the middle of an online game.
  • Added a feedback form, accessible from the Help menu. It will also be shown the first time an online game is completed.
  • In the online lobby, the selected player's country name is now shown above their flag.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug in 'Best Of' games which was calculating the games required to win the game incorrectly. For example, in a best of 3 previously you would not win the match having won 2 legs. This is fixed now.
  • Fixed a bug which meant that a webcam game would only work once. In any subsequent games video would not be received from the remote player, until DartMan was restarted.
  • Fixed a bug causing the code that stops an online game to be executed twice
  • Fixed a bug which caused all online players to receive two notification messages when a player went offline
  • Fixed the link launched when clicking the balloon for help with connecting to online
DartMan will automatically update the next time it is launched. Please provide any feedback or suggestions in the comments below, or via the Contact page on our site.