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Quote Originally Posted by Barthax
This is a much wider request than might be seen at first glance. MAME (and some other platforms) have traditionally included more specific information in the game name than "just" the game name due to its far-more specific requirements than other platforms - dates back to the early 2000s.

- The move would remove information from the track specifics.

True but headings should just be games, any track specifics should be specified under the track heading and rules IMO

Quote Originally Posted by Barthax
- Sets a precedent that game names on both MAME and other platforms will need to be reviewed (literally thousands of games: MAME has 2500+ games some with tens of variations each requiring change).

One at a time (:
There's probably 100s of exceptions but I think we could work through them over time to make it easier to navigate the site + keep cleaning up the scoreboard (maybe need a separate thread for this type of request)

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Quote Originally Posted by Barra


True but headings should just be games, any track specifics should be specified under the track heading and rules IMO

One at a time (:
There's probably 100s of exceptions but I think we could work through them over time to make it easier to navigate the site + keep cleaning up the scoreboard (maybe need a separate thread for this type of request)

Definitely caution ahead. :D I've steadily changed tack over the years and now try to be explicit about what used to exist in the request and then how it should be changed - leaving a record of Before & After in the request.

So in this instance. I'd also include the suggestion that the MAME track title be changed from "Points" to "Version 3 [Points]" which is still correct as of 0.261. NB: my preference of syntax - others use different bracketing or hyphenation.

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Quote Originally Posted by Barthax


Definitely caution ahead. :D I've steadily changed tack over the years and now try to be explicit about what used to exist in the request and then how it should be changed - leaving a record of Before & After in the request.

So in this instance. I'd also include the suggestion that the MAME track title be changed from "Points" to "Version 3 [Points]" which is still correct as of 0.261. NB: my preference of syntax - others use different bracketing or hyphenation.


Good idea thanks I'll do that in the future.

Personally speaking, in your 10-yard fight example I think they should be combined under the single game "10-yard fight" but have different variations for different ROMsets and/or track types. Just me though and there's probably exceptions to this too!

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Quote Originally Posted by Barra



Good idea thanks I'll do that in the future.

Personally speaking, in your 10-yard fight example I think they should be combined under the single game "10-yard fight" but have different variations for different ROMsets and/or track types. Just me though and there's probably exceptions to this too!

So long as no-ones asking for the track scores to get mixed. :D

For me the discussion bleeds into regional differences also: "Bad Dudes vs. Dragonninja" or just "Dragonninja" or "Pac-Man" vs. "Puck-Man".

... then there's the community problem: anyone can create a track which ignores all the hard work (legacy or renamed)...

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Quote Originally Posted by Barthax

... then there's the community problem: anyone can create a track which ignores all the hard work (legacy or renamed)...

... and the time (willingness?) of TG admins to get around to the requests.

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Quote Originally Posted by Barra

Can the "[Version 3]" please be removed from the Astro Blaster MAME track text so it matches up with Arcade and can be accessed through the drop down box?


MAME track: https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/astro-blaster-version-3/mame

Arcade track: https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/astro-blaster/arcade


Thanks!

This has far more complications than has been discussed so far and the overall issue stems from the original database. For the time being and forseeable future, we will not be able to do this. This would need to be part of a massive restructuring of the database, which at some point in the future will happen, but not anytime soon unfortunately.

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Quote Originally Posted by Jace Hall
This has far more complications than has been discussed so far and the overall issue stems from the original database.

On that note Jace, how technically feasible is it to combine tracks as suggested here: https://www.twingalaxies.com/showthread.php/269298-Guitar-Hero-and-Rock-Band-consolidation

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We can see a bunch of this recent activity, but when clicking on it, it does not take you to that page, but to a generic create new page page.

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Quote Originally Posted by sdwyer138

We can see a bunch of this recent activity, but when clicking on it, it does not take you to that page, but to a generic create new page page.

Yes it was being worked on. You should be able to see it now. Can you?

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Opening both of these drop-downs at the same time on mobile creates an ugly mess:


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Disputes look like trash on mobile:


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These three tracks should be removed. The game does not exist on this platform. The image is from the MSX port.

https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/mr...e/commodore-64

From wikipedia:

"Ocean Software published a clone for the Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, and ZX Spectrum as Kong Strikes Back! It incorporates cosmetic aspects of Donkey Kong."

Kong Strikes Back! is already in the database for the C64.

Who manage this?

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Because of endless scrolling on the main page, this feature is not actually accessible from the main page:

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Quote Originally Posted by sdwyer138

Disputes look like trash on mobile:



A lot of things do.

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Please, can you modify the RULES of this track:

https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/brawl-brothers/super-nintendo-entertainment-system

( ADITIONAL INFO on all tracks are OK , no need to modify)


in the TRACK RULES of ALL tracks for this game , ( 1 player, 1 player hard difficulty, 2 player team, 2 player team hard difficulty ) , REPLACE the FOLLOWING TEXT :

" NO leeching allowed ( for example in sewers paths, no restart to path A. Do the sewers paths no restarting any A,B,C or D paths at any time . this count also in Elevator section near end of the game. do this section at once, without going to floors/rooms that not made the game progress or redoing floors/rooms that not contribute to game progress) "


WITH THIS OTHER:


" NO leeching allowed ( for example in sewers paths, no restart to path A.or repeating any path)

SEWERS section must be done in this order of paths :

A, B, C, D ( and no repeating any of them )

ELEVATOR section must be done in this order of floors:

15 , B01 , B04 , 3 , 13 , 14 , B06 , B12 ( and no repeating any of them ) "


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Sergio, can I humbly suggest this alternate wording:

Quote Originally Posted by SERGIO GERMAN OUBEL
No leeching: no restarting paths, no restarting path A in the sewer, etc.

SEWERS section must be done in this order without repeats: A, B, C, D

ELEVATOR section must be done in this order without repeats: Floor 15, B01, B04, 3, 13, 14, B06, B12
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Quote Originally Posted by Don Atreides

Sergio, can I humbly suggest this alternate wording:


Yes, It´s OK for me
Thanks for the correction

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This leaderboard should be titled "The Ninja Saviors", not "Ninja Saviors".

https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/ninja-saviors-return-of-the-warriors/Nintendo-Switch

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https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/one-on-one/atari-7800

It says there is one record, but when you click in to it, there is none records:


Separately from that...


The rules state "Players must select a Timed Game from the menu screen." However from within "timed game" there are multiple options for length of the quarter. The default is 4 minutes. So I am proposing the rule to change from


"Players must select a Timed Game from the menu screen."

to

"Players must select a Timed Game (4 minutes) from the menu screen."


This rule change should also apply to the 2600+ version here: https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/one-on-one-7800/atari-2600

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https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/ms-pac-man-emu/atari-7800


This should be deleted as a game and the scores moved to this track:

https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/ms-pac-man/atari-7800/emu-high-score-points/page/1

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