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  1. Very good that now it tells us the "reason". I have thousands of images that are not "linked" to particular games because they have a bit different name (one letter is enough to make it not match etc.) Thus, I hope that alternate game titles will be implemented soon. It was present in the last poll, so hopefully, it can happen soon enough. I am waiting for this particular feature to implement my database into LB and eliminate duplicate games under different names now.
  2. It found 56291 duplicated items, so it can take a bit of time...
  3. Clean up Media = no option to go to a file in a folder and no option to compare a file with other files to choose the version of the file we want etc. Not sure how it works to decide if a file is a duplicate. What are the criteria? It's intended to be automatic. Good but it once deleted a lot of files that I needed.
  4. I'd love steam tags put into Genres field, not custom fields, which can only hold single values.
  5. Pixel


    Most Android emulators work without LB except Retroarch. UAE4arm looks like WinUAE for PC. It even supports savestates etc.
  6. Pixel

    View Region Images

    I just would like to mention that this could also be useful for different editions of games that have totally different covers/boxes from editon to edition. There are a lot of games like that, actually.
  7. If they ask it, then you will tell them that it is an older version of LB But many PC users who are interested in retro games know what it is. It's like saying that few people know what is RocketLauncher, so let's not bother with it etc. I do not need Gamebase anymore because I managed to import it over the years. I had to use paid apps to do that. Obviously, the GEMUS scripts won't work, but I used the database at least.
  8. Pixel

    View Region Images

    I explained what was my point. I will have to ignore "region" field and use "status" field instead. Not perfect but always. Then, I will use a watermark app to mark image scans from different regions. Cheers!
  9. I have a few different images from different games from different countries/regions etc. Is there a way to view them and display the info. about a region/release? For instance: https://www.mobygames.com/game/amiga/batman-the-caped-crusader/cover-art I think region field should have an option to "tick" a region (like genre or series). That would help a lot @Jason Carr Secondly, there are already auto created region folders. It would be good to see what region/type of image we view (which folder it comes from) etc. If I click view images, there would be some info. about it, you know. Or maybe in the details panel... etc. As you can see in the above link, the covers from different regions are totally different. LB cannot currently inform us, which one is which. I think so... It's a small thing, but would be very helpful to make the "region" field "tickable" to make regions seperate. How much work would that be? @Jason Carr Then, just display a region when viewing the images if possible etc. Sure, we can choose a region priority to display, but this applies to every platform (globally), not per platform or playlist. And it still does not inform us, which is which? Thus, it is no help at all. That's my idea. BTW, my last 3 or 4 posts have been totally ignored. Are those bad ideas? I just don't know. I don't think so... I think it would be pretty important to (harcore) users and collectors to have these options. And I think some of them are very easy and fast to add unless I am wrong?
  10. Not everyone can catch a livestream etc. Not everyone can be present etc. For instance, I wasn't. Some people could not remember it that day etc. There are many things to do. But Gamebase is a huge, if not the biggest database for some systems like C64 and others. So it's worth it. Only C64 counts almost 27,000 entries. And it even includes such a detalied info as the length (blocks) etc. http://www.gamebase64.com/game.php?id=8615&h=0
  11. This has been on the "list" since 2015, I recall. But still not on the poll.
  12. @Zombeaver How can we use those automators? Is there any guide on this?
  13. Pixel

    Importing Amiga

    Many names from FS-UAE database differ, and LB cannot detect them. A lot of manual work, I guess.
  14. I confirm that some games do not want to import. I searched in an xml file. No entry or even a word like that at all. I also cannot force duplicate because thousands of games would be duplicated as I do not know, which ones were not imported. I have to re-import everything from scratch. There is a problem of some sort. What is more, even after forcing duplicates, there are still games that did not get imported. I checked it out. And I can't re-import it. I would have to do it manually, looking for games it missed! Out of 3,198 games Launchbox imported only 2,967 games. It lost over 200 hundred games. That's a lot. And I ticked force duplicates. I managed to import all the games by not combining them and forcing duplicates. No other settings worked. But now, I tried to consolidate them into one games. And it does not work. Only a few games were consolidated. Does it take into account different versions of games? I had to manually do the work in Excel. I finally managed to merge them. It took me a lot of time. But consolidation of a platform fails to do the job. It is broken.
  15. The game ID is not a database ID. Two different things. Just wanted to ask if the game ID is generated randomly during the import process (each time differently)?
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