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Resources are the software’s equivalent to activities at your venue. Every location or activity you want to have separate control over can be a resource.  There are different resource kinds build into the system, each with their own specifics to make sure they suit the activity well.

If you want to create a new resource you can as followed:

  • Navigate to “Menu”->”Activities”->”Resources”
    resources
  • Fill in the requested details

    • “Name” of the activity.
    • “Kind” select one of the resources kinds.
    • “Style” lets you define or select your color style. 
    • “Reservation kind”
      • Disabled: No reservation can be made for this resource.
      • Overbooking: Allows to book more people in the heat than the maximum of the resource.
      • Strict: Prevents to book in more people in the heat than the maximum of the resource.
    • “Schedule kind” 
      • Agenda: gives an agenda layout to book the customers into the heats.
        agenda
      • None: No Layout will be given.
      • Schedule setup: a layout created by the rules given into the schedule will be created to book the customers into the heats. Find out how to create a schedule here.
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    • “Block name” determines how the sessions of this resource are named. This will also be the name on the TV’s around the center
    • “Participant name” determines how the participants of this resource will be named.
    • “Default exclusive” will make a purchase of any product for this resource exclusive, regardless of the number of persons in the order.
    • “Rental object name” determines how the rental objects of this resource will be named.
    • “Active” when “OFF” the resource will not be available nor shown in the SMS-Timing software modules.
    • “Create sessions” is used when a third party integration generates the schedule.
    • “Sequence” determines the sequence the resource is shown in the BOOKING module.
    • “Rating Levels” allows you to determine different levels of experience. This is linked to the star system. 
    • “Online visible” determines whether the resource is visible on online platforms.
    • “Online Booking” determines whether the resource is bookable on online platforms. 

Depending on the kind, additional information can be required:

  • “Online booking” is available for all resources and lets you configure the online availability.
  • “Groups” are used to group multiple activities in a group. (eg. bowling lanes, escape rooms)
  • “Track” is used for karting activities.
  • “Floor plan” is used for restaurant and booking activities
  • “Score group” can be used for every activity involving any kind of scoring. Find out how to configure them here.
  • “Image” is available for all kinds.
  • “Games” is available for resources where sub-games or different approaches can be configured.
  • “Schedule” becomes available when the schedule kind is set up as “scheduled setup”

Once all the information is filled you can save the resource to start using it.information

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