1. Technicmaster0

    Technicmaster0 GBAtemp Psycho!
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    I don't have anything against amazon at all, I use them from time to time. But sending them all the games i'm interested in is more than I'd like them to know about me. I don't want them to be able to create detailed profiles about me because that's none of their business, especially for such a stupid reason. I mean who knows what they might do with the data in the future (sell it, use it for microtargeting to "manipulate" elections).
    But to put this discussion on a more objective level: including plugins like this is really dangerous under EU law - even a simple plugin like a Facebook like button. A small note in the data protection agreement isn't enough. The Amazon plugin seems to be on a completely different level which can result in serious legal issues (the European court confirmed this ruling just recently).
     
  2. Costello

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    I dont know how you survive on the internet nowadays... :D
    you're using an adblocker maybe? I can confirm that adblockers will block the amazon 'where to buy' box, so there's that
     
  3. DarthDub

    DarthDub Amateur Hacker
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  4. cimo95

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    GOD ! , i love it !!!!!!!
     
  5. Charli

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    Holy ****! This is big :o
     
  6. DANTENDO

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    Ryo says I see
     
  7. YukidaruPunch

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    This is excellent. I used to be part of a brazilian gaming site a few years back and wanted to do something similar, however I knew it was an excessive amount of work and I don't understand squat about programming, so it just remained an idea. It's great to have an alternative database to videogames in general.

    If you guys ever need to find me, I'll be at the Sayonara Wild Hearts page.
     
  8. TheTrueDream42

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    It would be nice if it was a little shorter for the # links. Etrian Odyssey looks a bit tall for my preference. (Though some people may want it that big for certain things. Maybe make ##game name leave a big button and #game name can just be the more space-saving version.)

    Edit: It would be really cool if we could get https://howlongtobeat.com/ integration too (or something similar).
     
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  9. Costello

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    we have that info in the database and we'll be adding it ;)
    as for button sizes, hm yes several people have pointed this out.
     
  10. Larsenv

    Larsenv Dr. Wii, Ph.D
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    Please don't make this a competitor to GameTDB. It looks like a different approach to making a video game database, and it looks fine at the moment.

    We try to get every game cover in GameTDB, and we work hard on it, so I hope this is gonna serve a different purpose.
     
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  11. Costello

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    I have no idea what GameTBD is and never used it, but be assured that we're going to keep doing our own thing and we don't really pay attention to what others do.

    We have our own ideas and our own grand plan, if that conflicts with any other site then so be it :)
     
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  12. Larsenv

    Larsenv Dr. Wii, Ph.D
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    I get it. Took me a while to figure out what to reply with, I didn't know what the best response would be. Take a look at the site though, it's a good resource for all sorts of covers.

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    Yeah, shut up post merger. I actually think you guys did a nice job on this, I don't see it being anything like GameTDB. Unless you want to collect all covers for game platforms possible, for every region and cover variant.
     
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  13. lordelan

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    Feature requests:

    Wishlist/library -> would be cool if a gbatemp user is able to add certain games to his library (to showcase what he owns) or his wishlist, especially when he's reading a review on gbatemp where the game is tagged/linked and he decides (after reading the review) he wants to get that game one day

    Those library of owned things to showcase could include systems as well.
    Maybe even further since I've seen it so often that users put systems (or PCs) they own into their signature especially with specific (custom) firmware version and/or hardware included (PC) you could make it possible to add like little badges or icons of systems for which a user can provide a description (like firmware version, color, hardware) which could end up as a tooltip (to safe space) and they can either be displayed in the left bar of each user beside each of his posts or easily pickable to include into the signature.

    Something like this:
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    [SYSTEM="Nintendo Switch"]FW 9.0.1 + Atmosphère 0.9.4[/SYSTEM]
    [SYSTEM="Super Nintendo"][/SYSTEM] (no tooltip in this case)
    [SYSTEM="Computer"]i7
    GTX 1070
    2 TB SSD[/SYSTEM] (multi line tooltip)
    
    If I put this into my signature, gbatemp automatically detects the system provided inside the SYSTEM tag and shows a small icon of the Nintendo Switch with the provided description (in this case the FW version) as a tooltip when hovering the icon. I was thinking of icons like those from the pixelart libretro sheet here:
    [​IMG]
     
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  14. Ryccardo

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