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

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  2. 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…

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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!

  3. 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…

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

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. There is a variety of arcade games on IGDB, but there is no differentiation between the different arcade hardware. For example, Chunithm and maimai Finale are both on IGDB under the platform of simply "Arcade", despite Chunithm running on the Sega Nu 1.1 board, while maimai Finale runs on the Sega RingEdge 2.

    While there are a lot of platforms that would have to be added should this change be made, I do believe that this change follows the mission of IGDB, as the website strives to be a collection of all relevant information for a game, and there are…

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    It's an interesting data point and it might be worth having in the future. However, before adding more in-depth data we want to update our platform page and make sure that the data structure is solid. After that we think it would be worth looking into additional Arcade platforms and differences as well. Thanks!

  8. It seems rather common that users want to post the release dates and other info into the original releases of titles, such as Ports, Bundles, Remakes and Remasters, when these points have already been documented in the respective entries.

    While you will almost certainly never fully eliminate this, I feel a large portion of it has to do with people not realizing the entries exist, and often need to scroll down to areas they may not frequent as often to notice the options exist.

    I would suggest possibly moving these sections for Ports, Remakes, Bundles, etc. into the same area…

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  9. Maybe this is just me, but I almost always miss something when I edit, update or submit a New Game, and never see it until I see the full list of changes on the Pending Submission page.

    It might help to have an "Are you sure?" page between Previewing all Changes and Submit/Update.

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    There’s a good suggestion here, although it could also add some friction. In particular for users doing a lot of edits in a row.

    Adding a page between would add extra pages and clicks, making the contribution flow slower.

    I would picture more like having a recap visible at all times through in the sidebar maybe, somewhat like an online store shopping cart (-Cover, Keywords X2, Genre, Screenshots X5 etc..).

  10. This might be alittle complicated without some way for Users to manually submit Critic Review links, but there are a large number of high profile journalists and game reviewers that have stepped away from writing full articles on a game that an AI bot can web-crawl, and have switched to primarily YouTube video reviews. Many of these are now on Metacritic as well.

    • EasyAllies
    • Cinemassacre
    • Gameranx (Before You Buy)
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  11. https://xboxgamertag.com/search/cuddlyfriction

    basically pull the information like this into my public profile

    just generally more information on a persons gaming history

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  12. Many games have chapters, which could be listed here potentially alongside a time to beat for each chapter since games can have 30 minute chapters or 2 hour chapters. This would help people get general ideas of where they are in the game, or simply compare playtime by chapter.

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  13. Currently, when titles do not have an included Screenshot, the highlighted backdrop of the page displays a green background color. While I'm sure this is intentional in order to entice users to always be sure to add one, there isn't really anything that communicates this is what caused the green background. Further from an aesthetic point of view, it highly clashes with the purple "theme" of Twitch/IGDB.

    As a suggestion, Twitch channels that don't include a background image will display a repeating pattern of the user's name. Or, an icon to signify a broken image to tell users to add…

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  14. Both Castlevania for the N64 and Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness are missing from the Categories menu of Twitch, but they are not missing from IGDB's site. I have spent the better part of two hours trying to figure out how to inform someone, ANYONE, of this (admittedly small) oversight and ended up here.

    There has to be a better way to inform Twitch/IGDB of problems of this nature than to wander aimlessly around the Twitch help section, then give up and use the feedback forum, hoping that a relatively minor fix will be noticed by someone with the power and…

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    Hey there!

    For all things IGDB it is best to come to us directly rather than via Twitch help. Our preferred way is via Discord :)

    Discord: discord.gg/igdb
    Contact form: https://www.igdb.com/feedbacks/new
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/IGDBcom

    Regarding the Twitch categories, while IGDB provides the data but what ends up there is decided by Twitch itself. In the case of Castlevania it is due to the fact Twitch is not ingesting Versions of games at this time. We are however working on expanding the data set so that they can become categories. Stay tuned!

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