This addon will be available in the official addon repo for Dharma and Eden(-pre) after a short testing phase. Until then you can download and install it via zip file:
Our project main page is located at github.
What is WhatTheMovie?
http://whatthemovie.com is a movie quiz webpage where you may solve movie snapshots by guessing its movie titles.
This addon enables you to play this movie quiz with your friends and family on your TV in your living room - or wherever you installed XBMC ;-)
The game is very simple - just start the addon and you'll see a snapshot from a movie. If you think you recognize the movie, select the guess-button and type the title - if your answer is correct you will score one point* and the next random shot will be loaded automatically. You can guess as often as you like and need to solve it, but of course you can skip any shot by just jumping to the next one :-)
You don't need to create an account to play - some features however require that you are logged in:
- Disabling the display of shots already solved
- Persistant score
- Rating shots
- Bookmarking shots
- Favourite shots
- Random options (Difficulity, include/exclude "The Archive" and include/exclude already solved shots)
- Navigation options (configure if you want the "next/previous shot" or "next/previous unsolved shot" with the navigation buttons)
Here are the basic rules and some hints for the quiz:
- You don't have to type the full movie title in most cases. "Star Wars" e.g. does the job well for "Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back". Small typing errors will also be detected and ignored.
- Point for the Hall of Fame are only gained by solving snapshots in the category "Feature Films".
- If a shot is older than 30 days, its category will change from "Feature Films" to "The Archive" - you can still guess the title but you won't score points for the Hall of Fame. The solution to those shots can also be shown by selecting the "solve"-button (the bulb down right).
- Recently uploaded shots are called "New Submissions" - these shots stay in this testing state for 48 hours - you gain "WTM Bucks" for rating those. After this period of time a shot will either join the "Feature Films" or become a "Rejected Shot". If you solve a shot from the "New Submissions" and it makes it to the Feature Films, you will be credited the points.