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  1. Add fields for external video game database ids. This would be helpful for developers to pull additional data from other databases.

    Take for example, platforms. Each platform has an ID on other databases (screenscraper, mobygames, thegamesdb, launchbox). Same for games.

    The field should allow a list entry as one game on IGDB might be multiple ids on a different database if they don't combine games from different platforms into a single entry like IGDB does.

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  3. Currently under "Release Dates", users need to hover over the platform name to see other release dates in other regions. It would be an improvement to list all the dates and regions without the need to hover, so you can see the info at a glance. Additionally it would be nice if listed in historical order.

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  4. Right now is only possible to set a game as a remake of a single game, due to this games like the 'Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy'are set as a bundle of the PS1 trilogy instead of a remake of the trilogy.

    The same problem happens with games like 'Kyuuyaku Megami Tensei I-II' which is a remake of Megami Tensei 1 & 2, but due to this is only set as a remake of the first Megami Tensei.

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  5. It would be cool if the date the game was published was also in the game info card, next to the little text blurb summary.

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  6. This one is pretty self explanatory - having a dedicated image category to reserve for game manuals. While it would be incredible to have a method of flipping through the images like a book, just attaching a PDF would still certainly be better than nothing. It's a definitely overlooked but essential piece of preserving game information, and it would be great to have it here.

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  7. I think that while it's great that contributers can add a label to each image, it would vastly improve the image database if there were dedicated sections/categories to put specific types of images, and therefore allow specific categories of images to be called and viewed. Some databases such as MobyGames (ex. https://www.mobygames.com/game/ps2/silent-hill-2/cover-art) and screenscraper (ex. https://www.screenscraper.fr/gameinfos.php?gameid=5441&action=onglet&zone=gameinfosmedias) have such categories, and I think that having dedicated sections to put images such as rear cover, CD labels, spines, logos and Title Screens would be an extremely important part of preserving game information, especially older physical titles. I know it's a…

    3 votes

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  8. Please give the documentation with example of implementation on IGDB webhook. Feels existing document not provides detailed explanation.

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  9. Currently only seven classification systems are supported, even though this may cover a "majority" of Classification Systems around the world, at least six classification systems are missing out and some are important to several cultures strict guidelines and customs,

    Office of Film and Literature Classification (OFLC - New Zealand)
    (https://www.classificationoffice.govt.nz/)

    The Film & Publications Board (FPB - South Africa)
    (https://www.fpb.org.za/)

    Indonesian Game Rating System (IGRS - Indonesia)
    (https://igrs.id/)

    Game Software Rating Regulations (GSRR - Taiwan)
    (https://www.gamerating.org.tw/)

    General Authority for Visual and Audio Media (GCAM - Saudi Arabia)
    (https://www.gcam.gov.sa/pages/32)

    Entertainment Software…

    2 votes

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    Hi and thank you for your suggestion. These would be interesting to add in the future, but before we do that we want to make sure that we have a good coverage of the ratings that we recently added. After that, we can look into adding more. Thank you!

  10. Currently when you're adding a Classification rating to games you cannot find a link to search for the title on the available classification system whether that be GRAC, ACB, ESRB, PEGI, CERO, USK or CLASSIND, I think it would be beneficial to have a link next to the titles, for example; "USK (German Standard) - Search For Title Here", the text "Search For Title Here" would be a link to the following URL: "https://usk.de/en/?s&jump=usktitle&post_type=usktitle" or another example; "ClassInd (Brazilian Standard) - Search For Article Here", where the text "Search For Article Here" would be a link to the…

    2 votes

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  11. How to download all cover and artwork images of IGDB games?

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  12. I don't thing it's a good thing that you greyed out the options to add an upcoming game as "Played" or "Playing". Many of these games have demos or betas available to try them and we won't be able to track them.

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  13. I think the "Want" and "Playing" options are good as they can get, but when it comes to "Played", I think it should be more than that.
    * There are games that I've beaten and/or completed
    * There are games that I started to play, but then I stopped playing and won't get back
    * There are games that I started to play, and took a break from, but I'm planning to get back to them eventually

    I don't know the best way to present these buttons on the game pages. For example, when you click the "Played" button, then…

    2 votes

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  14. While this may need a bit of oversight, there are some extremely good examples of documentaries or historical breakdowns of game releases and/or even controversies. These are topics that are not generally covered in the official trailers or dev logs, or even gameplay videos. These videos can lay out a history of why some titles are cancelled, or overhauled, or have a troubled history outside of the game itself.

    Examples:

    2 votes

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  15. Game of Blocks is a PvP board game built on the blockchain. The game involves playing with other players and conquer its land. Players can win lands with their engagement in the game.
    We have 10+ streamers up to 300k followered on twitch who are going to stream around the game in March 2022. Could you please add a game category for it?
    We’d love viewers to easily discover around the game after the stream which is also for the best of the content creators’ efforts.
    Here’s the game website:https://www.gameofblocks.io/
    Here’s the game twitter:https://twitter.com/game_of_blocks
    Sorry that it’s urgent,…

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  16. I often omit the endings of titles from the Storyline section to prevent posting spoilers, but I realize I'm not everyone. Generally I feel if people are just looking for more info on the game, why play it if you already know how it's going to turn out?

    I'd love to see a section you could add or highlight sections of a plot in Storyline that might be best hiddened for new users, rather than a full block of the field.

    3 votes

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  17. I would like to get suggestions based on what my friends are currently playing. Just a section that says what my friends are playing, not the whole discover thing.

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  18. Add an owned/collected button and list like the currently existing playing, played and want buttons but for games that the user owns but has not played yet

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  19. I actually like the new placeholder image for missing covers on entries, however, the same image will show for pending uploads to new covers while the system caches the preview. This can be confusing to new users that don't understand they simply need to wait for their submission to upload before it displays. A separate "preview pending" image would help to communicate this to new users.

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  20. Have a non-custom list like want/playing/played that lists all companies you have added as favourite.
    The icon could be present in the company pages.

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