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  1. A user wanted to sort the release dates of platform versions by date and get the name of the version. But could not since platform-version-release-dates field platform_version is missing.

    Example query:

    https://api.igdb.com/v4/platform_version_release_dates

    fields *, platform_version.name; sort date desc; limit 500;

    Expected: A sorted list of platform version release dates and the name of the platform version name

    Actual: A sorted list of platform version release dates without the platform version data.

    2 votes

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  3. This is only a minor pet-peeve and super conditional, but there are times when Titles with the same name are released in the same year. This makes it fairly difficult to differentiate titles from each other when you are adding titles into various lists in the Edit menus. (Bundled Games, Versions, etc.) Most of the time you will see a year of the release in these menus, but there are examples of different versions released in the same year.

    I will sometimes add the platform to the title of a game to help this, but this isn't the cleanest look…

    2 votes

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  4. Some of the games don't get results through the API because the names used by ROM (and other game images) documenting organizations have some rules that don't apply to IGDB's main title rule.

    Some of them:

    If the title starts with an article, it goes to the end of the title. (Legend of Zelda, The)
    If there is a non-standard character, like slashes, quotes, etc, they are removed.
    The Japanese naming scheme uses double vowels instead of singles ones.

    It would be good to have as an alternative title option something like: "Alternative title - No-Intro Naming Convention".

    I'm pretty…

    2 votes

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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

    2 votes

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  8. 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…

    2 votes

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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.

  9. 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.

    2 votes

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  10. In "Your Changes/Contributions", if you have re-edited the same entry multiple times, be it for corrections or to add additional data prior to Approval, you will see multiple posts for the same entry. This can overload the page with alot of duplicates that don't really change points from each or vary the points awards after Approval.

    It would probably be more appropriate if these duplicates were just merged into a single entry.

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  11. Some types of adult games are restricted as per the contribution guidelines. As a video game database I think all games should be allowed. Even if it's only allowed in title and description without any picture or links to the game itself.

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  12. Add Archipelago Randomizer as a Catergory on Twitch
    Information about Archipelago > https://archipelago.gg/

    Tldr:
    This is a cross-game modification system which randomizes different games, then uses the result to build a single unified multi-player game. Items from one game may be present in another, and you will need your fellow players to find items you need in their games to help you complete your own.
    Many people stream it at the moment, Solo and In groups- it would be easier to have one category instead of people hopping from game to game category to fit twitch TOS

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  14. Option to add to your profile 4 favourite games like letterboxed has for movies.

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  15. It would be extremely helpful for people with large numbers of followed channels to select particular categories in the left-hand channel sidebar. For example, if I want to only see channels playing Grand Theft Auto V, I could sort by category and open a drop down list.

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  16. There are two suggestions over here, the first one is fixing the Crypto Category, it only has got the coins logos, but the description is completely wrong, which should be fixed.

    Second thing is that it would be good if Twitch use Crypto as payment methods, less fees, available in more countries. I believe that the platform will generate larger income.

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  17. Dears IGDB Team

    I have a lot of Custom Lists, but I Do not Like sorting it by created date, can you add sorting to this page, Like by list title and add grid system too

    Regards,

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  18. It would be nice if the endpoint multiplayer modes provides a boolean "isGameOnline" and "isGameOffline" (or something like that), showing if the game is entirely offline, entirely online or the both. For example, Dark Souls can be played online or offline, so the parameters will be set to "true". Cuphead, for example, would have the first parameter set to “false” and the second as "true" because the game does not offer a way to play online. I'm sure this simple parameter can be extremely useful!

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  19. I've noticed several games (it seems largely this happens with games that used to be one single entry but got split into a main game and ports) where the main game entry reports several platforms via the API that it no longer has in the web interface. If you go into try to change it, it seems to believe that only the single main platform is actually listed, but the API reports all of the platforms that had previously been associated with the game. A really good example is pulling the info for this game via the API:

    https://www.igdb.com/games/buck-rogers-planet-of-zoom

    While…

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  20. When trying to pull this game via the API, several items are blank including the game's name:
    https://www.igdb.com/games/dragon-knight-4

    IGDB's API response:

    {
    "msg": "success",
    "roms": [
    {
    "igdbid": 45959,
    "slug": "",
    "name": "",
    "summary": "",
    "url
    cover": "https://images.igdb.com/igdb/image/upload/t_cover_big/co4o3m.jpg",
    "urlscreenshots": [
    "https://images.igdb.com/igdb/image/upload/t
    original/sc8wdv.jpg",
    "https://images.igdb.com/igdb/image/upload/t_original/sc8wdu.jpg",
    "https://images.igdb.com/igdb/image/upload/t_original/sc8wdw.jpg",
    "https://images.igdb.com/igdb/image/upload/t_original/scgoiw.jpg",
    "https://images.igdb.com/igdb/image/upload/t_original/scgoix.jpg"
    ]
    }
    ]
    }

    Unfortunately, I've noticed this isn't the only game that does this- but is definitely an example of it.

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