1. codeHusky

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    Pixelchat is a drop-in replacement for Miiverse, which serves basically as a web-based Pictochat.

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    As I'm one of the team members for Rverse, I've included a button to redirect to Rverse in case you're interested in a more traditional Miiverse experience too. (But yeah, Rverse is back up!)

    For the patch to access Pixelchat Beta, download this: https://codehusky.com/pixelchat-patch.zip
    You shouldn't have any issues when running these patches, but as always, I'm not responsible if you break something on your console.
    1. Download the patch.
    2. Using your PC or Phone, extract the contents on the zip to the root of your SD Card. The zip contains 2 folders, 3ds and luma. Extract the folders in the same place you see them. If you're asked if you want to overwrite the contents of the folders, please allow it to continue. It won't overwrite any file unless you're updating a previous patch install.
    3. Insert the SD Card onto your 3DS if you haven't done yet, and press and hold the Select button while you power on your 3DS to access your Luma3DS configuration. Once there, make sure you have enabled the Enable game patching setting and press the Start button to save.
    4. You're done. The only thing left to do is to open the Miiverse icon on your HOME menu and you'll see Pixelchat.
    (guide adapted from rverse install instructions)

    Keep in mind that the chat currently is like account-less IRC and doesn't have much for moderation at the moment. I can (and will) blacklist IPs if people are abusing the service however. Please don't make me do that.

    If you have any suggestions, concerns, or anything else, let me know!
     
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  2. zoogie

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    Looks nice! Thanks for your hard work.
     
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    Scrolling with circle pad will be great option.

    Do you plan to add separate rooms like in Pictochat? With current online it's unnecessary, but later it can become handy.
    Also is it possible to load some older messages, 10 last messages for example, when you connect so chat doesn't look empty?
     
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    I'm planning on separate rooms in the future, yeah.
    Also yeah I'm planning on doing that. I'll probably implement that now.

    EDIT: added the chat log loading on rejoin
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    Thank you for sharing your work, it's really great to see people still actively developing for the 3DS :)
     
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    How many people can be online at most?:wub:I tried. I love this,so coooooooooool:yay3ds:
     
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    There's currently no hard limit on the max online users, so I guess infinite? :)
     
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    Nice work

    Its posible in future launch icon miiverse and select this or Reverse?
     
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    Something similar to that could likely be done, but since you can still access rverse from pixelchat as-is right now I'm not concerned about that.
     
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    The Return of the RVerse
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    idk what to unofficially call it, lol.
    also, thanks for the free rverse redirection button.
     
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    Here's some lovely drawings posted by who I'm assuming is Vulpes (from earlier in the thread), sent on PixelChat.

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    I'm a big fan of the husky! :) Might use this as my avatar in the future even.

    I've also added a user list, so if you join and you're not sure who's currently online, you can go and check by tapping "users". This replaces the join/leave chat messages. Private messaging and multiple rooms are planned.
     
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    Yes, it was me ^_^ Can you also upload my Tom Nook drawings please?

    Please don't. Your original avatar looks much better than my drawing.

    Great, that's much more convenient then join/leave messages.

    Is it possible to add message scrolling with circle pad? Current scrolling with on screen buttons isn't smooth.
     
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    I would've, but the server crashed a few times and I lost them! :( In the future I'll have to add something that automatically stores drawings for a few days or something.

    Regarding scrolling, I've been looking into it. The way the miiverse applet handles displaying webpages makes things complicated for things that are supposed to stay on the screen constantly (the menu bar is hard-coded into the applet). I have yet to find a way to capture circle pad movement and apply it for scrolling, but just know that I'm still looking into this.

    (Also, come on, your drawing looks pretty great. If you really don't want me using your drawing as my avatar I can change it though.)
     
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    Hey, this is some cool stuff, is the source code available somewhere? What kind of server does it run on?
     
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    Sourcecode isnt currently available. Server is just a custom nodejs server on a pretty bare bones vps
     
  18. Dartz150

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    This is so cool, just tried a few minutes ago, brings back life to that dead miiverse icon.
     
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    Looks awesome!

    Personally from my experience with rverse, it lacks moderation and quality control (everything is all over the place)

    but this is literally pictochat online :D
     
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    This is amazing! Do you have any plans to bring this to the WiiU? Or will it just be a 3DS Miiverse replacement?
     
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