Changelog

Find the latest development updates, feature releases, and bug fixes below!

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November 9, 2021

  • Began optimizations of images across Demiplane's new Reader feature (accessible from top nav, and your Adventure Tools while in Video Chat).
  • Kicked off our latest round of optimizations of Pathfinder Nexus search
  • Fixed a bug causing repeated requests to turn on notifications (sorry about that!)
  • Update styling of various pages across the Nexus
  • Fixed a bug where the search toolbar was not available in certain areas of Demiplane.

November 2, 2021

Quality of Life improvements across the Platform

  • Widescreen Monitor Support: Adjusted the maximum width of the Demiplane Navigation top and bottom navigation menus, Nexus home screen, and Matchmaking home screen for easier viewing on wide screens.
  • Paizo Connect now correctly updates Pathfinder Nexus prices if you own 'Special Edition' copies of content. Please be certain to click "Refresh Account" in the 'Sync Account' menu drawer (located under 'Account Settings').
  • Cleaned up multiple visual issues in the Demiplane Reader - sources no longer overlap 'My Library' on iPhones, the white bar appearing on the bottom of the mobile reader no longer appears, and more.

October 26, 2021

BIG Release! Pathfinder Nexus Announcement (!!) alongside Platform-wide enhancements.

  • We are thrilled to announce Demiplane has partnered with Paizo to create Pathfinder Nexus - the official digital toolset for Pathfinder 2e! Check out the launch trailer here.
  • Integrated access to your Demiplane's across the application - you're now two clicks away from Adventure where ever you find yourself in Demiplane!
  • Launched Demiplane's Forums, which can be found here.
  • Launched "My Library" - the place for quick access to your favorite Nexus sources - and integrated the Library directly into Demiplane's Voice and Video chat.

September 9, 2021

Updates to Adventure Portals, Desktop Navigation, and Mobile Navigation

  • Removed bottom navigation menu for mobile and similar-sized screens
  • Redesigned top-navigation for mobile and desktop views
  • Users are now able to view and open their Adventure Portals from anywhere within Demiplane (without needing to go back to the Demiplane homepage).
  • Adventure Portal Governance has been reworked to accommodate players who accidentally leave an Adventure Portal.
  • Fixed an issue where voice and video buttons were appearing for users who had left a session.

August 25, 2021

Adventure Portal Updates

  • New Game Systems added.
  • "Pending Party" changed to "Lobby"
  • "Lobby" users are now ordered by the newest to oldest connection, with newest connection on top.
  • Various styling updates.
  • Fixed an issue with Adventure Portal descriptions reseting every 60 seconds.
  • Fixed a rare issue where auto-join would not allow matches with 0% match to join.
  • Cleaned up automated email address verification flow.
  • Various other fixes and updates.

July 27, 2021

Backend Updates

  • Released several backend updates.

July 16, 2021

Tweaks & Minor Updates

  • Released a series of tweaks and 'in the works' updates that should increase the overall responsiveness of the app.

July 7, 2021

Video Chat, Adventure Portal, and Scheduling Enhancements

  • Enabled "drag-and-drop" sharing of images into an Adventure Portal's chat windows.
  • New-created Adventure Portals are now equipped with a Game Master Journal by default.
  • Video chat quality remains consistent when entering and leaving Whispers between a Game Master and Player.
  • Chat notifications include the source user's avatar so you can better see who is too busy sending you multiple messages instead of taking their turn in combat.  
  • Users who have joined an Active Adventure are now sorted to the top of the "My Party" list.
  • Fixed an issue where some episodes were not launching correctly after being scheduled multiple times.

June 24, 2021

Adventure Portal Enhancements & Updates

  • Added real-time filtering to the Search screen.
  • When using full-screen mode, users who are part of the active adventure move to the top.
  • Chat notifications will now pop when a user requests to join an Adventure Portal or a Game Master invites a connected user.
  • Text entry fields now expand along with long blocks of text.
  • Newline / "Return" characters now display correctly in the Adventure Details drawer and the Portal Details area. Line breaks across the world are celebrating!
  • Fixed an issue that displayed users as being marked "online" when they were not.
  • Fixed an issue where the "End Episode" button would get stuck if you decided against ending the episode after selecting it.
  • In-app icons should now fit better on smaller desktop screens
  • Tweaked a few things regarding share links that impacted performance when inviting users to Adventure Portals with a large number of players.
  • Grey text in the 'My Party' card now changes to white when in the hover over state.

June 8, 2021

Full-screen Video, Adventure Portal Updates, & More

  • Added a Full-Screen video option, including a quick access toolbar to help keep track of messages and chat.
  • Added new Hover-over functionality that highlights how you can interact with party members in your Adventure Portal. In mobile, this functionality is accomplished by pressing on the party member's name.
  • Moved the "Launch Adventure" and "End Adventure" buttons to the top navigation of each Adventure Portal. This adds more space for interacting with your party.
  • By popular request, launching voice or video chat now removes the application's top navigation until you disconnect from chat. Same as before, select "Disconnect" to leave voice or video chat.
  • Your character name is now displayed in Adventure Portal chat logs (instead of your Demiplane username).
  • Added your Adventurer's profile picture to be displayed while using audio-only mode.
  • Added a search bar to the beta dice roller to quickly find your favorited or saved rolls (looking at you, sneak attack).
  • Cleaned up linking issues throughout the app.
  • Scheduling your next adventure mid-session no longer ends the episode.
  • Clicking the "Mark as Read" button in notifications no longer refreshes the screen or closes your Adventure Portal.

May 20, 2021

New "My Bookmarks" Features & Updates

  • You can now save bookmarks to your favorite web apps, documents, class guides, and more from within Demiplane! In addition to this new feature, we have also redesigned the "Adventure Tools" drawer for easier navigation.
  • Users can now copy the link to their public profile directly from their in-app profile.
  • Visitors to your profile can now select your social media accounts to view them.
  • Added scroll arrows back into the "My Adventures" section (sorry about that!)
  • The Adventure Portal header was getting cramped in smaller windows. We've updated the spacing so that no longer happens.
  • The "Raise Hand / X Card" button now only appears for users in your Adventure Portal who have joined the active episode.
  • Added a placeholder for users who have no recommendations for their public profile but wish to display that they have no recommendations on their public profile. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
  • Your profile will now auto-hide the "How I Play" card on a public profile when there is nothing to display.
  • Listing buttons in the markdown editor were causing weird line breaks - we've disabled them for now.

May 11, 2021

Major Profile Updates & New Features

  • Added ability for users to display social media accounts to their Demiplane profile.
  • Added the ability for non-Demiplane users to review Demiplane user accounts and learn more about the Adventure they are interested in. Non-Demiplane users will still need to create an account to request to join an adventure.
  • Added opt-in Public Profile pages where interested users can display Adventures seeking players.
  • Updated the "About Me" section in a profile to include markdown formatting.
  • Created Public/Private toggles for each section of a user's profile, allowing user control over what is displayed.
  • Implemented the ability for a user to select and display their pronouns
  • Introduced Game Master Recruiting settings, which allows users to set criteria in which they are interested in being recruited for players with groups of 3 or more.
  • Introduced the ability for users to list their favorite games and favorite digital gaming platforms (virtual tabletops).
  • Introduced the "How I Play" cards, which allows users to define further how they play
  • Introduced a method for selecting a user's "Highlight Adventure" on their public profile, in addition to the ability to sort the order of the Adventures a user has available for matchmaking.
  • Introduced a Recommendation system and the ability to manage these recommendations at the user level.
  • Journals can now be titled by the Game Master (and titles are updated across the party)

Updates / Fixes

  • Optimized the Player and Game Master recruitment engine
  • Mobile - optimized journal for a greater degree of mobile usability.
  • Optimized navigation via URLs to help share access to Adventure Portals
  • Added the ability for non-Demiplane users to review Demiplane user accounts and learn more about the Adventure they are interested in. Non-Demiplane users will still need to create an account to request to join an adventure.
  • Fixed a bug where players could not be removed once they set a profile picture.
  • Removed double scroll bars from appear on mobile devices
  • Added GM avatar to the post-adventure ratings flow.
  • Fixed a bug with rescheduling sessions on mobile.
  • Fixed an issue that caused adventures from not being able to be ended when previously canceled

March 31, 2021

New Features

  • Fight the horde of noise monsters by utilizing our 'Push to Talk' (PTT) feature, now live across all Adventure Portals. Press and hold Spacebar to activate PTT when you're focused on your video screen.
  • Released the first in a series of Profile-related updates by moving Account Settings and Payment Details into an improved user interface. You can now access this information without interrupting whatever monster-slaying you're currently involved with.

Updates / Fixes

  • Corrected a mobile issue that appeared when filtering based on Availability.
  • Recombobulated Notifications - event timestamps have been fixed; marking all notifications as read will now also clear notifications on Adventure Portal tokens (as intended); updated chat notifications.
  • Tweaked Journal searching to account for a few cases where searching journals would not result in the journal appearing.

March 17, 2021

New Features

  • Are you the rogue getting pushed to the front of the party while everyone follows 30 feet behind? Do you mumble "I check for traps" in your sleep and wake up in a cold sweat? We can't help with your night terrors, but you can now save your favorite dice rolls right from chat by typing: /save investigation: 1d20+11 or /save {name}: {roll command}  
  • Users can now Roll Advantage or disadvantage from chat by adding “-a” or “-d” after the roll. 
  • This works across all roll commands (/f {name} -a (or /fav, /fgm, /favgm, /r, /roll, /rgm, or /rollgm)
  • Added button in Portal Settings -> Theme Scores to "Set to my Theme Scores"

Updates / Fixes

  • Skeletons on home page and removal of spinner loader
  • Fixed URL navigation issues that were keeping users from joining very recently created adventures. 
  • Tightened up styling across the app (tokens and messaging, primarily)
  • Resolved an issue with Legacy Journals and provided a minor enhancement to journal formatting abilities. 
  • Fixed an issue resulting in some users being unable to update their address
  • Cleaned up "next session" scheduling area
  • Cleaned up mobile interactions with Adventure Tools 
  • Share links will now navigate potential party members directly to a private chat with the GM.
  • Entering a whisper maintains the audio/video status you were in previously (instead of automatically activating video). 
  • Fixed a bug that kept users from starting video in paid adventure portals while also having expired credit card info

March 2, 2021

New Features

  • Secret rolls to the Game Master
  • Watch your Party’s scribe taking notes in real-time with our updated Journal capabilities. 

Updates

  • High octane performance boost that delivers major speed and responsiveness improvements.

February 9, 2021

New Features

  • Implemented Game Master screen sharing! As a GM, you can now easily share visuals with other members of your Adventure Portal, from maps to resource material and everything in-between! 
  • Screen Sharing is now active across all Adventure Portals. To take advantage of this new feature, find the button in the lower-left portion of your Video or Audio chat screen
  • Who let the GIFs out? We did - and now you can, too! Select the "GIF" icon in your chat bar to unleash GIFs of your choosing upon your unsuspecting party members.
  • Added in the ability to Invite your friends while creating a new portal, instead of having to wait to do so afterwards. 
  • Profile Avatars: You can now upload profile and character avatars within Demiplane! Update your character's avatar within a Portal's settings menu - each of your Portals can hold a unique image! Update your broader profile by selecting your current avatar in the top-right corner of the screen and then select the edit icon over your username (it looks like a pencil).
  • New Dice Commands: Live dangerously and roll dice directly from chat! Type'/r' before a dice command (/r 1d4) or '/f' before the name of a favorite roll (/f longsword) to use these commands. Check out our handy dice rolling guide to learn more.

Updates / Fixes

  • Users should no longer lose video connection when resizing their window too small.
  • Overall cleanup of the account creation flow.
  • A series of styling updates across the app to accommodate the wide-range of resolutions and screen dimensions.

January 19, 2021

New Features

  • Whisper: Whisper allows you to quickly pull aside one of your players into a private video chat where you can share secrets that only they would know! More than one successful Perception roll? Whisper also allows you to invite others to this secret portal. This new feature is enabled whenever a Game Master launches an Adventure and uses Demiplane's video or voice chat.
  • We've introduced our beta Dice Roller into Adventure Portals with this release. You can use the visual roller, or you can leverage the Command Prompt to enter specific commands. This marks the first step of this feature. Our Dice Command guide can be found here.
  • Voice & Video Indicators - see who is chatting in your Demiplane before you activate voice or video.
  • "Mark all as read" in the notifications drawer

Updates / Fixes

  • Notifications are now correctly marked as read. Sorry about that, folks.
  • Fixed several display issues related to displaying the number of Adventurers in an Adventure Portal. 
  • Restored the ability for both Players and Game Masters to reorder Tasks.
  • Fixed a bug that triggered modals from appearing multiple times when creating a new Portal. 
  • Fixed an issue in Journals that interrupted the saving process.
  • Added Game Systems to the list of possible systems.

January 5, 2021

  • Notifications: Updated notification toggles in profile. 
  • Adventure Feedback & Ending Adventures: Added an email for Game Masters seeking to rate players following an Adventure. Minor tweaks to the in-app rating flow.
  • Matchmaking: Enabled the Portal settings button for pending users. Fixed an issue caused by a GM accidentally enabling matchmaking multiple times. Added the paid game banner in the mobile header of paid games. Additional minor tweaks.
  • Adventure Portal: Added scroll bar to party settings. Corrected the count of Pending Users. Additional minor tweaks to the Adventure Portal. 
  • Backend: Several scheduled updates following the release of the Adventure Portal on 12/21.

December 24, 2020

  • We've pushed an update to Demiplane focused on incorporating early feedback and some clean-up following Monday's successful release. You will receive these features after pressing the "Reload" button that appears in the Demiplane app once you log in. 

New Features & Tweaks

  • Added links to the Demiplane Support Center in the top navigation of the application and the login screen.
  • Players can now access Adventure Portal video at any time, with two exceptions: when waiting to confirm and join a paid episode or if they leave a paid Adventure before the session is over.
  • Character Limit removed from GM bio. Bring in your favorite reviews or song lyrics - whichever you prefer.

Fixes

  • "Chat with GM" button no longer falls off the bottom of the Adventure drawer.
  • Styling of Portal nav bar for users that have left a paid episode.
  • Price in the Ad Details drawer no longer displays Price as the number of pennies.
  • Updated alert messaging related to using Invite links and joining new Adventure Portals.
  • Fixed a Mobile chat notification routing issue that was not taking mobile users to the intended message.
  • Players interested in joining a Quick Match now "Claim a Seat" instead of "Chat with GM."
  • Updated styling of the drawer that displays Adventures to users.
  • Typos and Text cleanup.

December 22, 2020

  • We are pleased to announce Demiplane’s Adventure Portal is now live!
  • In addition to our great matchmaking service, users can now also summon their own portal and keep everything great about Adventuring in one place. 
  • Each Adventure Portal allows for voice, video, and text chat - all new features to Demiplane. 
  • We’ve carried over our shared Journals and task-tracking Adventure Tools so they can be immediately accessed within the Portal.
  • All Matchmaking features - including the ability to recruit interested players - take place within your Adventure Portal. 
  • Outside of the new Adventure Portal, we’ve enhanced our Adventure Discovery capabilities by displaying joinable Adventures based both by your indicated interests and certain categories (newest/most recent, free to play, and almost closed).