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How do you organize Hack/Homebrew collection?


xevious1974
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Hi all!

Do you insert homebrew and hack in the platform they belong and then you make a playlist? I'd prefer to find a different way, I' d like to not mix with the released titles, but I'd have to create a lot of new platform (windows hack, snes hack...and so on).

any suggestions?

Thank you in advance!

 

That's how I have organized my LB/BB:

 

Arcade

C64Dreams

Computers

Consoles

Handhelds

My Favourites

Playlists:

               ---- Collections 

                 ---Developers

                 ---Genres

                 ---Most played

                 ---Recently Played

                 ---Most Played

                 ---Top 100

                 -- (AND I was thinking to insert here Hack and Homebrew games)

 

 

 

 

 

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If you don't want the hacks/homebrews mixed, or combined with the original releases as additional applications then a new platform makes the most sense in you scenario. I don't personally play with hacks or homebrews but almost all the users I've seen do it and want things separate have just imported them into their own platform. I have translations, but I stick them in with the rest of the general releases.

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thank you for your reply!

When you mix your translations with the original releases, you can scrape the title with his original platform, and that it is a good thing. If I put hacks in another "drawer" I cannot scrape the games if I mix hacks from different platforms, I suppose.

Have you combined togheter the translation with the original rom or you let them separeted? Combined are not a problems for media, but maybe you/I can forget which roms (translated/hacked) I have.
If I hide a rom in a platform can I recover it visible in a playlist?

I have found some remakes, like "Io" and "wizball" (C64) and I have seen some sound enhanced roms for SNES. I think I can put togheter something like 20-50 roms, not more. So I have thought to put them in the same category...but they are from different platform and that makes thing hard.

 

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Sorry, I didn't mean that most had a SINGLE platform for hacked games, simply that for each platform they have hacks for, they also have a "hacks only" platform created. For example if you're running SNES hacks you would have both "Super Nintendo Entertainment System" platform and a "Super Nintendo Entertainment System Hacks" platform (with scrape as set to "Super Nintendo Entertainment System")

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3 hours ago, C-Beats said:

Sorry, I didn't mean that most had a SINGLE platform for hacked games, simply that for each platform they have hacks for, they also have a "hacks only" platform created. For example if you're running SNES hacks you would have both "Super Nintendo Entertainment System" platform and a "Super Nintendo Entertainment System Hacks" platform (with scrape as set to "Super Nintendo Entertainment System")

Oh, right! Sorry, I didn't understand that.

And I think it is the only rational solution.

I'll create the Hack "for each platoform" But I'll not show it in the BB setup. Instead I'll create a playlist with all the hacks inside.

Thank you a lot, I didnt thought this, thank you very much!

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