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Dependency

Don't forget to add "ebg/counter" as a dependency:

   // in you game js
   define([
   "dojo","dojo/_base/declare",
   "ebg/core/gamegui",
   "ebg/counter"    /// <==== HERE],

updateCounters(counters)

Useful for updating game counters in the player panel (such as resources).
The 'counters' arg is an associative array [counter_name_value => [ 'counter_name' => counter_name_value, 'counter_value' => counter_value_value], ... ]
All counters must be referenced in this.gamedatas.counters and will be updated. Therefore if you add a counter during the game, you need to update the counters like that (through a notification management for example):
         this.gamedatas.counters['hammercount_p' + notif.args.player_id] = {'counter_name': 'hammercount_p' + notif.args.player_id, 'counter_value' : '0'};
DOM objects referenced by 'counter_name' will have their innerHTML updated with 'counter_value'.

Players panels

Adding stuff to player's panel

First, create a new JS template string in your template (tpl) file.

From the Gomoku example:

var jstpl_player_board = '\<div class="cp_board">\
    <div id="stoneicon_p${id}" class="gmk_stoneicon gmk_stoneicon_${color}"></div><span id="stonecount_p${id}">0</span>\
</div>';

Then, add this piece of code in the setup function of your JS file to add this template to each player panel:

            // Setting up player boards
            for( var player_id in gamedatas.players )
            {
                var player = gamedatas.players[player_id];
                         
                // Setting up players boards if needed
                var player_board_div = $('player_board_'+player_id);
                dojo.place( this.format_block('jstpl_player_board', player ), player_board_div );
            }

Often, you have to distinguish between the current player and other players. In this case, create another JS template (ex: jstpl_otherplayer_board) and use it where "player_id" is different than "this.player_id".

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