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  1. 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:

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. I'd like a way to link releases and publishers. For instance, a game might have been published by Midway in North America and Taito in Japan. Right now there's no way to distinguish such information, and both appear as publishers with no additional information. Also, a game might have been published by different companies at different times on the same platform - this would also be helpful to be able to differentiate.

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  5. Have the ability to add links to the Internet Archive where older games can be streamed legally.
    Example: https://archive.org/details/sammax_dos

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  6. IGDB have ability to export your data, which is greate, and it would be nice to have a way to import this exported data back to your account.

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    Hey there!

    Could you clarity what do you mean by data in this case, is it to do with the lists and ratings in particular?

    Curious to learn more about such a use case, is there a particular need to re-upload the exported CSV or Excel document rather than use the website?

    Thanks!

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    Hi!

    Could you give us more information what you mean in this case? By status do you mean adding a new one along side Alpha, Beta, Early Access, Cancelled etc..?

    If so how would you define Dropped, it sounds like it would be similar to cancelled, as in the development has been in definitely put on hold.

    Thanks!

  8. The ability to link a gamejolt.com page with your games since most of my games are on Gamejolt and i'd like to make categories for them

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    Hi!

    We looked into this and we thought that indeed adding Gamejolt might be a good fit. This has been added to our backlog and we’ll take a look at it when we can.

    Thank you for the suggestion!

  9. Add Wikidata item related to the game. Wikidata links to IGDB and this could be a way for IGDB to link back to Wikidata.

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  10. 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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  11. Self-explanatory.

    Additional keywords: abandoned, shelved, paused

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  12. 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…

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  13. 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. Now that twitch has the "view on IGDB" feature, the reverse of it will be really useful for both game devs as well as contributors. It will also help in finding if there is any issue in the one-to-one mapping.

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  17. I noticed through advanced search a large number of games have tags to fit the year they were released, however a manual system creates some holes in that example and more uncommon titles don't have the tag. It would benefit much more to give a game the proper tag via the accepted change itself once it's release date is given/edited.

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  18. When I'm on a game's page give me the option to add the game to 1 of 3 lists that sites like MyAnimeList have by default.
    Per example let me choose between "Playing", "Dropped" or "Completed".
    You can give it different names of course and I know I can create these 3 lists on my own, just thought it would be a nice feature to have by default.

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  19. DLsite is a major source for doujinsoft publishing, many games are available there that are not available on Steam. Many circles on DLsite lack significant English language information/websites, so providing a link to DLSite is sometimes the most an English speaker can use for a source

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  20. If there is a lot of validation history, it is difficult to move the history. For example, we want to check the validation on the second page to see the previous (or later) content, but it goes back to the first page.

    It is useful to have a click button for "previous/next" to move easily between histories (not only page).

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