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  1. hi, thank you for the amazing database.
    Im new to igdb and I don't know if this suggestion has been asked before but ...
    Have you guys ever considered adding store deal to this database?

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  2. A rating breakdown for your own scores, it could be the same rating breakdown as seen on game pages.

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  3. For games and platforms there could be an icon imagem, of small size, which could be used as a visualization flair on the website and also as a data point for the API, as applications could use them to their UIs.

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  4. When I search for a game in the advanced search, I find the dates of some games that were released on pc are incorrect as for the date of their real release on a pc. Now these games Appear with dates of their first release on any platform and not their first release on a PC. Please fix that as for pc and the other platforms

    sorry for my bad english

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  5. As means of promoting game editing, there could be a game recommendation for the user. It would be based on the game pages the user visited, the games the user rated, etc. A notification could appear on the website with the recommendation, and there could be a place in "Karma hunters" for some more recommendations.
    It would certainly help with many more game info missing, as the person would be prompted to help with something they most probably know.

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  6. An automatically updated activity list specifically for games which have not been released yet. Once released games are automatically transferred to the "Want to Play" list.

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  7. Not a fan personally, but it might be worth documenting with a simple Yes/No Checkbox.

    Ex. Jak & Daxter Collection PS3, Resistance 3, Uncharted 3, etc.

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  8. My Search query to IGDB API is failing with status code 400 if the search text contains a back slash \ in it:
    I am using below syntax:

    const { q } = req.query
    
    let fields = `name, collection`
    apicalypse(requestOptions)
    .fields(fields)
    .limit(50)
    .search(q)
    .request('/games')
    .then(response => returnResponse(response, req, res))
    .catch(err => returnError(err, req, res))

    requestOptions are like this:
    const apiPath = 'https://api-v3.igdb.com'
    const defaultHeaders = {
    'Accept': "application/json",
    "user-key": apiKey
    }
    // Apicalypse Request Options
    const requestOptions = {
    queryMethod: 'body',
    method: 'post', // The default is get
    baseURL: apiPath,
    headers: defaultHeaders,
    responseType: 'json',
    timeout: 10000
    }
    q…

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  9. This genre seems to me cross-categorized with many other genres. These types of games include Gradius, Raiden, 1942, Ikaruga, etc.

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  10. Currently, if a title is stated to be an Expansion for another game, the Expansion appears in the original game's page. However, Standalone Expansions do not get the same connection, either in the base game or in their own page, even though the option to link them is in the Edit page of the Standalone Expansion.

    Examples: MechWarrior 2 and Mercenaries, Uncharted 4 and Lost Legacy, Spider-Man PS4 and Miles Morales

    https://www.igdb.com/games/mechwarrior-2-31st-century-combat
    https://www.igdb.com/games/mechwarrior-2-mercenaries

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  11. I have an issue when I try to UnFollow or un(Want To Play) games.

    Also all games that I am 'Following' does not appear in my following list if they are not released

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  12. When adding a comment to a game in a custom list – and that's all you do when editing the list – and then save the list, the comment will not be displayed until the list gets a game added/removed.

    EDIT: Needs more testing to pinpoint if it is consistent or just a cache coincidence.

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  13. On a number of company pages, the game list does not appear, and games associated with the company can only be viewed within the timeline element (which does not display games without a release date, and is slow to reflect updates). This issue seems prevalent among company pages with relatively few games, although that might not be the direct cause.

    Examples:
    https://www.igdb.com/companies/cecile-richard
    https://www.igdb.com/companies/d3t-limited
    https://www.igdb.com/companies/kitty-horrorshow
    https://www.igdb.com/companies/michael-lutz
    https://www.igdb.com/companies/remy-trasevol-dog-devaux
    https://www.igdb.com/companies/sophie-houlden
    https://www.igdb.com/companies/unidot-studio
    https://www.igdb.com/companies/vaida-plankyte

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  14. The current popularity value for a game doesn't make any sense.
    Please see below examples showing the popularity value with the hypes, and number of user ratings.

    "id": 115278,
    "hypes": 1,
    "name": "Rune Factory 4 Special",
    "popularity": 2090.622837928576

    "id": 120268,
    "name": "Zombie Driver: Immortal Edition",
    "popularity": 1431.973719413489

    As you can see, the top 2 games by popularity both have 0 user ratings. How can these be the most popular games on IGDB?

    The docs say 'The popularity number is calculated using usage statistics of game pages at https://www.igdb.com' which can't possibly be true if these games are at the…

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    We’re not currently supporting popularity unfortunately, the existing hypes in the API are out of date and therefore out of sync, which is very likely why you’re getting those games as results.

    We will be updating our documentation to reflect this, but meanwhile we recommend not using Popularity since it isn’t providing an accurate count.

  15. Query: fields id,name,externalgames.*; search "magic the gathering";where externalgames.uid = "2748";limit 1;'

    There are two categories 3 in the returned object, which does not correspond to an enum in the documentation; a category 3 corresponding to giantbomb can be added which would fix this.

    https://api-docs.igdb.com/#external-game
    https://github.com/igdb/igdb-typescript-types/blob/master/index.d.ts#L1264

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