Status of WCF Foosball Site
When I began these pages in early January, I had envisioned it to be a
low-traffic area. People e-mail me results of foosball games, I add it
to the database, and everything is a-okay. But since then, I've been
expanding the content in response to frequent requests. The online
submission forms (for both new games and new teams) was the most asked.
Phase two of Foosball Online! (as I've been calling it) will consist of:
- Statistics, showing a history of a team's past performance, and
- If I can pull this off, an automatically generated image graphing
a team's ranking for the last two weeks.
So hold your horses. I'll announce these new capabilities as they
Update 27 Jan 2000
WCF Foosball Analyzer v1.5 is now in effect. Much of
the code has been rewritten and gasp! documented. Furthermore,
the equations calculating ratings has been slightly modified in response
to suggestions by the players. Hopefully the new scores better reflect
each person's performance.
Update 30 Jan 2000
It didn't take long before Analyzer v1.6 arrived. This
fixes a very nasty bug where before, a player who won even one game
could not lose rating points. Now:
Hopefully this makes sense.
- A player who wins zero games cannot gain points, and
- A player who loses zero games cannot lose points.
Last modified 30 Jan 2000.
Jason Tang / firstname.lastname@example.org