Create an easy-to-use 2.0 style games portal website that provides free online flash games with built-in social networking/community features (blogs, player profiles, chatting and etc-please see below) using PHP and MySQL. The interface of the site has to be nice, clean, attractive yet efficient. The site should be compatible with most widely used browsers; IE, 6,7 & 8, Firefox, Safari & Chrome.
The site needs to be completely SEO friendly with SEO friendly URLS, meta tags, XHTML coding, W3C validation and etc. Proven experience in developing arcade script will be given preferences but others will also be considered based on credentials. Please provide examples/portfolios with your response
Design: Elegant Theme Design with unique high quality graphics that load quickly
Development Options (1 or 2):
I am open to either of the options as per below. When responding, please indicate the option that you will be using with your development work
1) Modify an existing gamescript to support social networking features and UTF-8 (to support the site's use of an Asian language. [url removed, login to view] is one of the scripts you could use to modify to meet the requirements but I will accept any kind of good script you are comfortable to work with.
2) Custom-Coded with original source code with features explained above plus must contain these features: [url removed, login to view] . Of importance is the social networking functions with the ability for users to have their own profiles, blogs, uploading their own pictures/avatars, create friends list, add comments to pics, listing of preferred games, latest comments, best results on highscore games with list of top players, a chat either below or to the right of the game. The homepage should also indicate what games are being played and by whom.
In the backend:
- autosize SWF
- Create thumbnails from flash files to use them as game pictures
- Tags for Games
• Uses PHP 5 as a server-side script
• Store data and contents on MySQL database engine
• The development must follow the W3 standards
Some features and functionalities.
• The site will be in an Asian language (and English as a secondary option) and should be developed using UTF-8 (No translation is required but system must be built as a CMS system easily editable by a non-techie)
• The design resolution should be compatible with all major screen resolutions in use today
• Games must be written to support Mochi's API to accommodate Leaderboards, Medals, Ranking system. No game development work required.
• Color theme, graphics, ideas from [url removed, login to view] , [url removed, login to view], [url removed, login to view], [url removed, login to view] , [url removed, login to view]
• Site social networking functionalities referenced from [url removed, login to view] , [url removed, login to view]
• Mochi API documentation from [url removed, login to view]
• Content Management System
• Flash games management
• Content management
• Banner management
• Member management module
• User information management
• Friend management
• Search module
• Statistics module
• User space
• User information
• Administration module
• System caching
• Web server running Apache
• PHP 5 installed with PDO extension enabled
• APC (PHP extension) is required to be installed for caching
• MySQL 5 or above with InnoDB engine enabled (used for advanced transaction process)
By bidding, you agree that I exclusively own all rights to the script, template, and artwork, and that I may use or modify, it in any way I see fit and you will not in any way use, share or resell my script to anyone else.
IF YOU WANT THIS JOB, I WILL EXPECT YOUR PM AND BID TO HAVE SPECIFIC INFORMATION REGARDING THIS PROJECT AND YOUR DETAILED PLANS AND IF YOU HAVE SOMETHING TO SUGGEST THAT WILL MAKE THE SITE BETTER. BIDS WITH GENERIC RESPONSES WILL BE IGNORED. PLEASE INCLUDE WHY YOU WOULD BE THE BEST PROVIDER FOR THIS PROJECT AND ANY RELEVANT EXPERIENCE. THANK YOU!