I was going to continue, but I just saw that you are working on a feature that allows users to upload game icons directly, so I guess I'm going to wait for it. There are many Steam games with cropping issues on their icons.
Thanks, glad you like them.Those look really good, thanks! Updated now.
Thanks, glad you like them.
Slightly off-topic but I've had an idea I've wanted to float by you for a while. You know compilation games that have big achievement lists with specific achievements for each individual game within them, like Halo: The Master Chief Collection? Would it be possible from your end to manually add separate entries for each game? (In addition to the original full list of course.) Basically just grouping all the Halo 2 achievements together for instance and having a separate entry for that list, and one for each of the other games.
I don't know if that's something you can do but I've always kind of liked how PlayStation often has separate trophy lists for each game in a compilation, like the Devil May Cry HD Collections and the Crash and Spyro Trilogies. But Xbox and Steam typically just slap them all together in one big list. Obviously some might not care for the separate lists in which case they could always hide them on their profiles.
It could also be done the other way around of course; the separate Crash Trilogy trophy lists could be combined to mirror the Xbox and Steam lists for those who prefer it that way.
Again, I have no idea how feasible something like that is, I don't know if it might cause conflicts in the database or just be too much hassle, but I wanted to throw it out there as it's something I've thought about often when browsing my profile. If it can't realistically be done then no worries.
Oh, unrelated quick question; can we submit icons for the manually added (no achievements) games too? Can't remember if I've asked that before, thanks.
Cool, I guess because the manually added games don't have individual pages like tracked games I just assumed the icons couldn't be changed, now that I know I can submit icons for them I might actually make use of that feature. Oh, one thing I'm mildly concerned about regarding the icons - is there something in place that makes sure the custom ones never get replaced with the original icons? Like, during a database refresh or something? I would hate to have to resubmit everything at some point and ask to have them all changed again.Yes, you can submit icons for the manually added games.
As for the other question, maybe. I don't think I want to actually split up the games in the database, however, it would be possible to add a flag to the game that indicates how it should be split up, and then the game information would render differently on the frontend depending on the user's settings. So if a flag was set for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, we'd just show the other games under the main listing.
Only issue with that approach is the earned achievements count for each separate entry wouldn't actually be stored in the DB, so I'd have to think about how to handle that. And it might be problematic for sorting, since as an example we wouldn't actually be storing different last played times for the additional entries - maybe that's not a big deal though.
Also, each achievement would have to be tagged with the associated game so we actually know which one it belongs to. That would be quite a bit of manual work - though I could build an interface for it.