NEWS
v1.3.0
February 20, 2017 @ 8:25 AM
FEATURE The full CasinoRPG experience is now fully compatible with mobile devices through the browser, so you can now play on the go!
  • Everything has been scaled to to fit the small screen, from casino games and missions to the floor and lot editors and everywhere in-between.

  • Updated the layouts of some features/games to work better on mobile devices (where just scaling wasn't ideal).

  • Added a quick play menu that makes it easier to get into games when on small screens.

  • Tested to work on recent models of iPhones, iPads and Android phones/tablets.

  • The e-bars menu button has been removed and the Crews/Condo buttons have been turned into apps on your phone.

  • This is the culmination of months of work and required updates to nearly everything in the game. Because of this, there will be bugs and things that can be improved. We greatly appreciate any reports of these issues/ideas (no matter how big or small).
FEATURE The GoldFire platform has been largely unchanged since its first release in 2012. GoldFire 2.0 is a complete re-imagining of what it could be and has been re-built from the ground up based on everything we've learned and all of the feedback received in those 5 years.
  • Mobile Support - Every feature has been designed around mobile in mind, meaning the full toolbar and site will work just as well on small screens as it does on large.

  • New Toolbar - The toolbar has been moved from the bottom of the screen to the right side, giving us significantly more room to work with. Every feature is now accessible and fully live updating without ever leaving your game.

  • Private Chat - Private chat with your friends has been overhauled to more closely resemble a messaging app on your phone. It is much easier to read with full screen height display, includes an emoji keyboard and image/video embedding. It also now enables group chat instead of strictly one-to-one.

  • Notifications - The full notification history can now be viewed right from the toolbar, and clicking on notifications will take you to the associated view (chat, forum, profile, game, etc). There's also a new popup notification in the bottom right of the screen (can be disabled in settings).

  • Forums - The forums are now streamlined to more closely resemble a public chat thread than traditional forums. You never have to leave the game to check the forums, and even clicking links to forum posts will open them from the toolbar rather than in a new window!

  • Social Feed - This is now accessed from the forums tab and includes image/video embedding, emojis, vastly improved commenting and the ability to like posts. In addition, there are some new automated posts such as when you open a casino or win a jackpot.

  • Leaderboards - You can now easily see your current rankings for every leaderboard by opening the new leaderboards tab. Clicking on a category will give you a scrollable list along with toggles to jump to yourself, show only friends and also show monthly ranking for every category (not just overall ranking like before).

  • Profiles - Profiles are now also viewed from the toolbar and show largely the same information as before (though in a better format and faster to load). In addition, you can view each player's rankings for each game by viewing their games.

  • Info - Each game has an info button in the bottom right of the screen that gives various information and actions. You can access feedback and support, see how many and which players are online, access the news or guide pages and much more.

  • Store - The store has one of the most significant changes in that we've decided to remove the concept of GoldFire Gold. Ultimately, the Gold concept caused more confusion than the intended benefits, so we decided it made sense to simplify the whole process. We've done a 1-to-1 conversion of everyone's Gold balances to the premium currency in their most active game; however, if you wanted some other action taken, please contact us and we'll get you taken care of. Additionally, you can now manage saved credit cards and view your full purchase history.

UPDATE Lowered the odds of getting wall items in Party Bombs.
UPDATE Username of Casino Point buyer is now included in notification.
UPDATE Various tweaks to mission animations.
FIX Improved loading of image assets on slow or unreliable connections.
v1.2.9
January 27, 2017 @ 3:22 PM
PROMO ITEM VOTING: St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching, so we are again looking for your help in selecting the best limited edition item(s) to select. Click the icon to the right of your Casino Points to see the options and place your vote.

FIX A few more fixes to building upgrades and placement.
FIX Issue with Solitaire game coming up with no cards.
FIX Various bug fixes related to different browsers.
v1.2.8
January 17, 2017 @ 7:51 AM
UPDATE Added higher bet tiers for all casino games at levels 60 and 70.
UPDATE Added a 10 million chip image to fix visual issues with large stacks.
UPDATE You will now get a notification when chips/points have been refunded due to a bug, adjustment, etc.
UPDATE Mission complete animation is now shortened when in a casino game.
FIX Leaving another poker table shortly before joining a tournament would sometimes cause bugs in that tournament (like being removed randomly).
FIX Rare poker bug with specific scenario involving multiple all-ins where sidepot was calculated incorrectly.
FIX Completing a building upgrade would sometimes incorrectly place the building on half tiles.
FIX Completing a building upgrade and starting a new upgrade in the same edit session sometimes caused issues.
FIX Re-placing a vault item in the editor sometimes didn't enable the "accept" button.
FIX Prevent outbidding yourself in auctions.
FIX Only show Bomb Fairy collected message to the player that collected it, instead of to everyone on the floor.
FIX Various client and server errors fixed.
v1.2.7
December 21, 2016 @ 8:23 AM
HOLIDAY PROMO: The city decked out for the holiday season and we have 6 exciting limited edition items as voted on by all of you! Get the details on how you can get yours before they are gone for good after January 4 by clicking on the snowflake icon at the top of the game screen.
UNBEARD THE SHARK 2016: The city is in need of everyone's help solving a mystery that could ruin this most joyous time of year! Click on the Santa Hat icon next to the promo icon to see the progress and get details on how to participate in this community-wide contest. Participants that reach their goal and the community goal will receive a limited edition Unbeard the Shark Trophy item!

FEATURE 42 new wall items have been released, which includes many in the sci-fi theme.
FEATURE Two new CP poker tournaments have been added to the slate: Fort Knox and Bi-Daily 25 CP Super Turbo.
UPDATE More improvements to connection speed and stability.
UPDATE Increased CP market maximum listing price timer from 1 to 3 hours.
FIX Various issues with some bomb drops unable to be picked up.
FIX Issues with timer and credit on King of Clubs mission.
FIX Some poker tournaments randomly duplicating and not starting.
FIX Various issues with the lot editor and moving items around.
FIX Rare instances where solitaire games could get stuck.
FIX Prevent downloading background music if it is muted in game settings.
FIX Various other cross-browser audio issues.
FIX Various issues when trying to purchase a Party Bomb when you already have something on your head.
FIX Text selection in global chat works once again.
FIX Text input still works after dragging the global chat window.
v1.2.6
November 28, 2016 @ 9:56 AM
PROMO ITEM VOTING: Just like with the Halloween promotion, we are looking for your help to pick the best item(s) for the Holiday promotion! Click the icon to the right of your Casino Points to see the options and place your vote.

FEATURE There's a new batch of 19 wall items available, all from the western theme!
FEATURE There's an all-new game guide in wiki form to be easier to read/navigate and easier to keep up-to-date. It can be accessed at guide.casinorpg.com.
FEATURE We've made two changes to how the Casino Point market works as a first step to help combat inflation:
  • Added a 2.5% final value fee on the chip proceeds for the seller (applies to listings started after November 30).

  • The maximum listing fee is now equal to the minimum price you paid in the last hour (or 100,000 if you haven't bought anything from the market in the last hour).
FEATURE New "Vault All Items" button in the vault menu that moves all items on a floor/lot to your vault with a single click.
UPDATE Improvements to the XP bar animations around leveling up.
UPDATE Increased odds of fliers on sidewalks giving you a mission to visit a casino.
UPDATE Changed background color of "Online Raffle" display to avoid confusion.
FIX Ranking order of players that have been knocked out of poker tournaments is now showing correctly.
FIX Fixed an issue with contracts that could sometimes get them stuck on your head.
v1.2.5
November 10, 2016 @ 8:44 AM
FEATURE A new symbol has been added to all of the slot machines -- the question symbol! This mysterious symbol hides different surprises with each slot theme.
FEATURE The in-game profile windows have been updated to show all casino game stats by paging through the list (now includes solitaire, roulette, scratchers, pick 5, 50/50 and video poker).
UPDATE Improved speed and stability of data transfers to/from the game server.
FIX Several issues related to floor/lot changes being reset after saving.
FIX In rare instances, making multiple changes to floor tiles in one session could have caused portions of the floor to be reset.
FIX Vaulting an item after instantly upgrading it now works as expected.
FIX Prevent opening multiple "sell" windows when clicking on an item in the vault.
FIX Animate the chips/casino points after clicking "collect" on level-up display.
FIX Rare case that could prevent double-XP day from working in all cases (without logging out for 30+ seconds).
FIX Copying casino addresses from in-game profiles is now working again.
FIX Getting an error message at auction no longer prevents placing another bid without closing and re-opening the entire Auction House.
v1.2.4
October 24, 2016 @ 9:21 AM
HALLOWEEN PROMO: The city is decked out for this spooky time of year, and we have 6 incredible limited edition Halloween items to celebrate! Get the details on how you can get yours before they are gone for good after November 2 by clicking on the pumpkin icon at the top of the game screen.
TRICK-OR-TREAT 2016: What good are Halloween costumes if you can't go trick-or-treating in them? Well, that is changing this year! Click on the candy icon next to the promo icon to see the progress and get details on how to participate in this community-wide contest. Participants that reach their goal and the community goal will receive a limited edition Trick-or-Treat Trophy item!

FEATURE Crews can now pin announcements to the top of their chat window by using the "/a MESSAGE" slashcode from the crew chat tab. This will function the same as the yellow announcement bar at the top of global chat.
UPDATE The amount of time you can sit away at poker tournaments before being removed has been lowered to 15 minutes on paid tournaments and 5 minutes on freerolls.
UPDATE Prevent vault from resetting to first page when moving/selling items from it.
UPDATE Emotes in local/table chat are now also blocked when players are chat banned.
UPDATE When receiving holiday promo items, there will now be an on-screen animation/display to show what you got.
UPDATE Chip transfer limits have been raised from 9,999,999 to 99,999,999 per transfer and there is now a confirmation popup.
FIX Upgrading lot items is now working again.
FIX Fixed various issues when editing favorites.
FIX A few more tweaks to picking up party bomb drops that are stacked on top of each other.
FIX Corrected placement of mission display when on poker tables.
FIX A few issues related to foreclosure auctions.
FIX A few issues that were causing the mini-map to not always update when changing the tiles on your lot.
FIX Mission displays will no longer cause conflicts with the global chat window.
FIX Clicking disabled buttons (such as down arrow on last page of results) will no longer "click through" and close the display.
FIX Various other behind-the-scenes fixes, tweaks and updates.
v1.2.3
September 29, 2016 @ 9:56 AM
PROMO ITEM VOTING: We've got so many ideas for Halloween items this year that we want your help picking the best one! Click the icon to the right of your Casino Points to see the options and place your vote.

FEATURE Roulette/Blackjack: There is now a "TABLES" button that allows you to see all currently active tables and switch to whichever one you want. This makes it easy to play Blackjack or Roulette with specific players.
FEATURE Roulette/Blackjack: Added 5 new medals each.
FEATURE Roulette/Blackjack: Automatic table selection now does a better job at finding an active table.
FEATURE Roulette/Blackjack: Improved various sound effects.
FEATURE Roulette/Blackjack: Show "big win" message like in slots.
FEATURE Roulette: Each player now has a specific color which highlights their seat and their chips on the table.
FEATURE Roulette: pressing spacebar prior to placing any bets will now rebet and signal ready in one action.
FEATURE Roulette: Begin playing immediately upon joining in-progress betting round.
FEATURE Blackjack: Your current win streak now shows in the info display.
FEATURE The level up display has been overhauled to better match the style of the new mission animations.
FEATURE Opacity is now used to make it clear when a sprint is pending or started.
UPDATE Players with large numbers of casinos should see a slight reduction in the number of item breaks.
UPDATE The real estate fees have been tweaked down across the board, especially as the number of owned lots rise.
UPDATE Pause animations while dragging items in the editor.
UPDATE Vault items are now sorted by when they were placed in the vault.
UPDATE Sort party bomb pickups so that the item you see on top is what you pick up.
UPDATE Update the dealer switch messages to make more sense on different games.
UPDATE Tweak down the length of the failed mission animation.
FIX Various issues with items disappearing while editing floors.
FIX Selling items from the vault while in the lot editor.
FIX Finishing a building upgrade and starting another in the same editor session now works.
FIX Fixed a few issues that would sometimes occur after buying a casino from the market/auction.
FIX A few visual issues with receiving CP during the online raffle.
FIX Rejoining blackjack/roulette tables after server restart.
FIX Various issues caused by a roulette rebet getting cut off by the timer.
FIX Visual bug when mousing over the highlighted winning number on roulette board.
FIX Sometimes the selected chip would get stuck on roulette.
FIX Clicking multiple poker tournament tiles now behaves as expected.
v1.2.2
September 7, 2016 @ 11:15 AM
FEATURE Increased performance on Safari (macOS and iOS) 2-4x (this makes the game very smooth on newer iPads for example). This may lead to some performance gains on other browsers as well.
FEATURE The next several updates will include lots of new wall items. In this first batch, we are including 29 posters, paintings and other items for your casinos, crews and condos!
FEATURE Daily Slots now award experience like all of the other games.
FEATURE Added game setting to disable your chat ignore list within the expanded global chat window.
UPDATE Prevent order of items in vault from changing when moving items in/out of vault.
UPDATE If you are disconnected with the game window open for a long period and reconnect, it is possible that your client will get out of sync with the server. In this instance, the game will now be automatically reloaded to fully re-sync and prevent related issues.
UPDATE Don't show the "failed" mission animation when retrying a mission.
UPDATE Added a confirmation window when voting to delete a chat message.
UPDATE The vault upgrade window now shows the upgraded vault and storage values adjusted for the number of open casinos you have.
UPDATE The exclusive auction items will now end at varying times throughout the day rather than just at midnight.
UPDATE Tweaked some of the team challenge requirements.
FIX Moving staffed bars on casino floors didn't work in some instances.
FIX A few issues related to editor saves not persisting correctly related to multiple vault, sell and item moves in one session.
FIX Calculation of garbage in properties app is now working correctly.
FIX The timer wasn't working correctly on missions from the mail lady.
FIX Re-sync 60-second timer on raffle winner display when returning from another browser tab (should fix issues where it looks like you won, but the time has already expired).
FIX Various issues causing possible disconnections for some players.
FIX It is now easier to see the Jumping Water Fountain items when in the vault.
FIX Various visual glitches with the active chat users list.
FIX More small visual tweaks related to the recent interface styling changes.
v1.2.1
August 22, 2016 @ 10:55 AM
FEATURE One of our goals at GoldFire Studios is to enable amazing communities to grow around amazing games. Internally, we've been trying out a myriad of different ways to push further towards this goal, and what stuck is a system that enables the community to partially police itself. You can read more of the details about how the system works from the rules page, but here are the highlights:
  • The biggest changes have to do with providing non-CA's with chat moderation tools. The new system automatically determines who should have those tools based on various factors (you will receive a popup with more details if/when each of these tools becomes enabled).

  • The first is vote to delete. If you are granted this feature, you'll get a "DEL" button next to chat messages in global chat. If 3 people vote to delete a message, it gets deleted even if there's no CA present (there are safeguards in place to prevent abuse of this feature).

  • The second is something we are calling a blackchip. These are meant to be used when someone is being disruptive in chat or elsewhere and ignores multiple requests to stop. When you give a blackchip, that player is instantly muted from chat for a few minutes (the time increases if multiple people give them one). There are again safeguards in place to prevent abuse of this feature as well.

  • We've made the chat ignore feature easier to use and more functional. Click on a player's avatar in global chat or on tables to get a new "ignore" button. Or, use the new slashcodes /ignore USER and /unignore USER from within any game chat.

  • Added a new ignore list window to the game settings app inside your phone.

  • Added a shortcut key 't' to open the emotes window.

  • Added common phrases to the emotes window to easily say things like "good game" or "thanks" with one click.

  • Added labels in global chat to make it clear what the colored usernames mean.

FEATURE Missions are another aspect of the game that haven't gotten much love since early beta testing. This all changes with this update:
  • Redesigned the display of your missions list in the top right of the screen. It now shows the mission giver, the associated color, a more obvious progress bar with numerical percent and a live countdown.

  • Redesigned team missions display (including sprints) to now show the player avatars and to order the list by ranking.

  • Got rid of modal windows for mission reviews and created a new full-screen display that makes reading mission information, objectives and other information much easier on any screen size.

  • Created all-new stunning animations for new mission, mission step complete, mission complete and mission failed.

  • Created new sound effects to go along with these new animations.

  • Created a new global queuing system to prevent mission and level up messages from overlapping.

  • The "mission step complete" animation also displays the next step without needing to open the mission review again.

FEATURE Solitaire has received a laundry list of improvements to culminate in what we think is the best online solitaire game you'll find anywhere:
  • Various graphics improvements including dynamic shadows/lighting, streamlined animations and a new win animation.

  • The stacks of cards now pile up visually rather than just having an extended shadow (for example, you can now accurately see how many cards are left in the deck).

  • Improved performance in various areas, especially when moving cards to new locations.

  • You no longer need to get a card halfway over the destination for it to register. Simply touching it at all will now register the move, greatly improving the "feel" of the gameplay.

  • Various other improvements to the "feel" of gameplay.

  • New sound effects in several areas of the gameplay.

  • Added 5 new solitaire medals.

  • Updated the game stats display along the bottom to be more clear and include the number of moves.

  • Added a new "hint" button if you ever get stuck.

  • Various bug fixes.

UPDATE When on the floor tab in the editor, the casino will appear as it would outside of the editor so that you can easily preview the changes. When a tile is selected you get the alternate view to make editing easier.
UPDATE Clicking the currently opened tab on the editor will now close the editor (or open the review display if you have made changes).
UPDATE Tweaked the style of the vault chips display to better match the metrics displays and to be easier to read.
UPDATE Increased the opacity of disabled buttons to make the text easier to read.
UPDATE Added global shortcut key 'e' to open/close editor.
UPDATE Display of mission givers on mini-map now matches that of the mission review display.
FIX Ignoring now works correctly in all local/table chats.
FIX Issue where wall items would sometimes partially show in front of some floor items.
FIX Various issues caused by certain locations of jumping water fountain items on lot (overlaps, items stuck in vault, etc).
FIX Two wallpaper options from the old editor are now correctly showing again.
FIX Made some tweaks and fixes to twirling chip animations.
FIX Overlapping sounds when spinning daily slots quickly.


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