The Xillor Archivist
The Xillor Archivist is a collection of PHP scripts that archives data from the web-based game Hyperiums ("Xillor" is one of the game's alien races).
It can download game data files (gzipped text), which provide a snapshot of the Hyperiums universe.
It also lets you import this data into a MySQL database to aid in further analysis. The database stores the histories of every alliance, player, and planet and also logs all in-game events.
The Xillor Archivist v0.1.0 (released July 22 2009)
- Follow the initial instructions found in the readme.txt file.
Run the download script to download the data files:
Run the database script to import the data into a MySQL database:
- If running Linux, you can use cron to run both these scripts on a regular basis.
- If you have PHPUnit, you can also run the unit tests: