GBAtemp Releases Management Center

Discussion in 'GBAtemp & Scene News' started by Costello, Oct 23, 2007.

  1. Costello
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    GBAtemp Releases Management Center
    For staff and members!
    Posting new releases on GBAtemp has always been a task reserved to our staff members, mainly because our posting scripts were terrible in terms of security and ease of use. But now with our new Releases Management Center, all our problems are solved!


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    Not only everything is regrouped on the same page - adding/editing/deleting NDS/Wii/GBA releases, but members are now allowed to post releases! So if you're quicker than us at spotting releases, feel free to contribute and lighten our workload! Just be aware of the fact that member submitted releases will have to go through validation before showing up in the release list & portal.


    [​IMG] Visit the GBAtemp Releases Management Center


    Quick notes on how to use this module: first, we'd like to ask you to submit a release only when you're absolutely certain that the release is real. Also note that we will not accept incomplete submissions (missing boxart, nfo, etc.) or improperly formatted information. Thanks for your understanding!
     


  2. Linkiboy

    Linkiboy GBAtemp Testing Area

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    Broken link linking to this thread get.

    You guys have been working hard.
     
  3. shaunj66

    shaunj66 Administrator

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    Already fixed, thanks though
     
  4. xflash

    xflash Local Ninja

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    this is great now the user posted news won't be clogged up with people posting the same releases over and over again
     
  5. jgu1994

    jgu1994 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I agree with your statement alot. Hopefully we will see an improvement in the releases, and that more than one person submits things.
     
  6. Sinkhead

    Sinkhead yay p1ngpong.

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    There are two "Wet 'N' Wild" release groups?

    - Sam
     
  7. T-hug

    T-hug Always like this.

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    This is my favourite of the new features, it's like every member is now magazine staff! We tried a similar system on PSPSaves with the users being able to submit new saves, tools and apps and it worked out really well. Takes a lot of strain off the usual news posters and also ensures you have the latest news and info posted at all times as theres potentially 1000s of people about to post the latest release.
    If anyone isn't 100% certain if a release is new it's best to check #NDSTemp for NDS, #GBATemp for GBA and #WiiTemp for Wii all on efnet.
     
  8. legendofphil

    legendofphil Phil no Densetsu

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    I am usually on the ball with new releases, I should be able to contribute more than I currently am.
     
  9. Psyfira

    Psyfira Credit: 0ml. Insert tea to continue

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    I KNEW it had something to do with releases! Saw Shaun testing it last night [​IMG]
     
  10. shaunj66

    shaunj66 Administrator

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    Glad to hear it! [​IMG]

    /me glances towards hadrian also
     
  11. TeenDev

    TeenDev GBAtemp's Original Hipster

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    Finally.... my releases will actually get posted!
     
  12. xflash

    xflash Local Ninja

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    it's fuctions like these that make it kinda annoying that gbatemp's release list is diffrent than everybody else's (right now gbatemp's gba release #2779 is 2772 on other sites and the 1535 ds release on gbatemp is 1537)
     
  13. flai

    flai Androgynous Apparently :)

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    I've been hoping you'd do this for a while, good idea!
     
  14. jumpman17

    jumpman17 He's a semi-aquatic egg laying mammal of action!

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    We aren't the only ones with this numbering. I can think of 3 other sites off the top of my head that follow the same system.
     
  15. xflash

    xflash Local Ninja

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    really? i guess it must be the sites i use then
     
  16. Maikel Steneker

    Maikel Steneker M3 Fanboy

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    Wow! Now that's a nice feature!
     
  17. skarthebloodchild

    skarthebloodchild Keep It Old School

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    Nice to hear so we can contribute to gbatemp [​IMG]
     
  18. dualscreenman

    dualscreenman GBAtemp Fan

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    Any way to add stuff to already-posted news items, such as savetypes? I've noticed that save information is rarely posted, and since I use emulators a lot with code hacking I've got some of the savetypes figured out.

    *EDIT*
    I'm a blockhead, it seem that the feature isn't available for lowly members such as myself. (As in, the feature isn't bolded)

    ...Carry on.
     
  19. sylux92

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    Can we use this to report homebrew release too?
     
  20. T-hug

    T-hug Always like this.

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    You can use all of the options that are in bold when you go to the RMC page. If you look at the screenshot in Costello's opening post, you can see all of the available options.
    Editing existing information is mainly a staff option for obvious reasons.