The /v/idya Gaem Awards
This repository contains all the files and database schema used to run the Vidya Gaem Awards website.
The /v/GAs are a community project, and in keeping with this spirit the codebase is available under the MIT License.
- PHP 7.4
- A MySQL or MariaDB database. (An SQLite database is sufficient for local development.)
- Yarn package manager
- Clone the repo to a server of your choice.
.env.localand adjust as needed.
- You will need a Steam Web API key for the login to work. You can get one from here.
- Update the value of
APP_SECRETto a randomly generated string.
- Leave the value of
falseuntil the database has been initalized.
php bin/console app:init-dbto set up the database.
yarn build(for production) or
yarn watch(for development).
While developing, you can use PHP's built in web server to serve the website by running the following:
php -S localhost:8080 -t public
This will allow you to access the website at http://localhost:8080.
Running this command will generate the results for all awards:
php bin/console app:results
Keep in mind that only votes with a voting code are included in the final results. Go to
/vote/code to get a valid
In production, it's a good idea to add this command to a cron job or a scheduled task (depending on your operating
system). If you're running the site on a machine with
crontab available, you can set
.env which will allow you to control whether it's running or not from the frontend (