Join Group

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This use case describes the process a player will use to join a group. Some groups permit anyone to join them, others require that a request be approved by one of the groups managers (or founders).

Use Case diagram

The diagram shows the requirements and rules the use case is responsible for (via the <<requirement>> stereotype).



Post conditions[edit]

The actor has joined a player group or requested membership in a group.

Included use cases[edit]

Search for Groups

Requirements and rules realized[edit]

RQ10 Private groups are always closed
The system shall prevent the actor from joining a private group.

RQ8 Groups have a membership policy
A groups membership policy determines whether a player can join the group or not.

  • BR4 Open groups

The system shall enable any player to join a public group with an open membership policy.

  • BR5 By Request groups

The system shall enable any player to request membership of a public group with a by-request membership policy.

  • BR6 Closed groups

The system shall prevent any player from joining, or requesting to join, a public group with a closed membership policy.

RQ11 Track the status of membership requests
The system shall store and track the status of membership requests.

  • BR7 Alert group managers

The system shall notify group managers of a membership request for a group they manage.

  • BR9 Notification format

They system shall use a forum private message, email message, and a message displayed on the group management system main page to alert group managers of pending requests.

  • BR10 Prevent duplicate requests

The system shall prevent players from requesting to join a group where they have a request for the same group pending, or a previous identical request was actioned within the last 30 days.

Flow of events[edit]

The flow of events describes the main actor actions and system responses in the execution of the use case.

Activity diagram showing flow of events


Step: BF-9
Condition: Player added to group
Message Number: Msg 4
Message Text: You were successfully added to the following group(s) <<added group list>>. Additionally, your requests to join the following groups <<request group list>> have been sent to the respective group managers.