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Introducing points system (EXP) and cross platform leaderboards

SenorMexicano

New Member
In my opinion, that would be too much manual work, instead of working on tracker features. And it would get too subjective/personal. How would Exophase separate "spam games" from easy, indie or short games? Every gamer has his own perception of what that would be. And it exists on all platforms, not just Steam.

Edit: And you can still get the top place, by playing games with rare achievements. Easy games are barely worth EXP now compared to how much it used to be in the past.
Oh yeah I definitely agree with the too much manual work point. There are a ton of games that full under this distinction and I imagine it would be hell for those attempting to do it. That said, I feel like there is definitely a big distinction between spam games and shorter/smaller games, but I understand why some cases may potentially be a bit indecisive.
 

phxrising77

New Member
Hi, can anyone help me understand how achievements that haven't been earned by anyone are counted? I'm currently 1 of only 2 players tracked on Metal Gear 2 for Retro - I've earned 43/58, which includes every achievement that's been earned by anyone, and I'm showing 427 exp out of a possible 427, since the unearned ones supposedly count for 0 exp. However, I'm also showing only 45% completion, which indicates that unearned achievements do count toward completion %, and heavily so.
 

Skumblex

Member
Hi,
trophies that have not yet been earned by anyone actually count 0 points towards the EXP. However, for the completion percentage, instead of the EXP, the platform-specific point system is used. So for example for Xbox Live it is gamerscore, and for PSN it is trophy points. Thus, for PSN the completion percentage should always be equal to the one that PlayStation shows to you. Hence, to get 100% completion you really need to have all possible achievements. However, getting the largest amount of EXP does not require to have them all, but only those that have already been owned by someone else before.
 
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Montdouan

New Member
Hello, I have more thant 400 achievements on World of Warcraft (Blizzard), but only 1 EXP. A bug or is this explainable? Thanks !
 

BigHatPaul

New Member
Hello, I have more thant 400 achievements on World of Warcraft (Blizzard), but only 1 EXP. A bug or is this explainable? Thanks !
My best guess is maybe the system is automatically thinking it is a spam game due to the amount of achievements in the game. It will need to be looked at by @x3sphere
 

Wetterfrosch

New Member
My ranking on the Steam Leaderboard is approx. 61000 and on the total Leaderboard it is approx. 35000 (I know, not very high ;) ). I would have expected that the total Leaderboard has more players, therefore I should have a lower ranking on the total Leaderboard compared to the Steam Leaderboard. I'm wondering for some time why it shows up like this, can someone explain it to me? :)
 

x3sphere

Administrator
Staff member
Enforcer Team
My ranking on the Steam Leaderboard is approx. 61000 and on the total Leaderboard it is approx. 35000 (I know, not very high ;) ). I would have expected that the total Leaderboard has more players, therefore I should have a lower ranking on the total Leaderboard compared to the Steam Leaderboard. I'm wondering for some time why it shows up like this, can someone explain it to me? :)

The cross-platform leaderboard only includes users that have actually created an account on the site. The Steam leaderboard has a lot more users that were added through other means (usually by creating a gamercard but not registering on the site).
 
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