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#3001 by catboy
2023-02-21 at 03:05
< report >Gangster Hero should probably be renamed to "Gang Member Hero," if we want to match it with the trait Role > Gang Member. It should be set as an alias at the very least.
#3002 by weter
2023-02-22 at 03:46
< report >Trap on Male, Dickgirl on Male, Transwoman on Male, Futanari on Male and other similar ones - Isn't it all basically the same thing?(For most people for sure, well, maybe except for Trap on Male). I think most people would or would not want to see all this so it would be nice to make some kind of easier parent tag to track it all or it should all be under 1 tag of some kind like Male on Male Sex otherwise it's completely confusing when it is so scattered around or just make a parent tag - Interaction between characters with dicks or Dick person on Dick person something like that
#3003 by Ezezin
2023-02-22 at 04:15
< report >Maybe Sex involving Futanari can be restored and turned into a unapplicable umbrella tag. Transgender Sex could also be turned into a unapplicable umbrella tag.Last modified on 2023-02-22 at 04:17
#3004 by Crystal-Shade
2023-02-27 at 01:14
< report >Not sure why there are tags for all binary pairings *except* heterosexual/boy x girl. I'm glad that diverse sexuality has such a strong platform here, but I don't personally want to read those stories.
#3005 by butterflygrrl
2023-02-27 at 01:30
< report >Because that's assumed as the default and nobody wants to have to go and tag nine million games with it?

I would be happy if all games were properly tagged with their pairing content including heterosexual pairings though.
#3006 by rampaa
2023-02-28 at 18:50
< report >Face-farting should be a child tag of Fart Fetishism.
#3007 by nyaaamii
2023-03-01 at 14:21
< report >I agree that we should have a 'Heterosexual' trait like the 'Homosexual' and 'Bisexual' ones, as well as straight tags like 'Straight Romance', 'Straight Romance Only', 'Straight Sex' and 'Straight Sex Only', like you have for gay tags. All relevant VNs don't need to be tagged at once for the tags to be relevant, since just the tags existing means that we can start using them. If we don't create these tags first, then certainly nothing will ever happen.

#3002 Maybe a tag like 'Male Penetration' would summarise them all. You could add 'By Penis' to differentiate it from penetration by sex toys.Last modified on 2023-03-01 at 14:40
#3008 by glowworm
2023-03-15 at 08:38
< report >link
Should probably have inseki removed as an alias, as that includes step-relations which are each covered by specific non-blood-related tags. Also, it should probably be made a child of link as well.
#3009 by catboy
2023-03-23 at 15:22
< report >Gaijin Protagonist should have the name "Foreigner Protagonist" and follow a similar format to Foreigner Hero and Foreigner Heroine
At the very least it should be an alias
#3010 by carri-mihome
2023-03-29 at 22:48
< report >Unlockable Event tag links to the deleted Unlockable Side Stories tag.
#3011 by carri-mihome
2023-04-01 at 16:09
< report >Promiscuous Heroine's description links to Nympho Protagonist instead of Nympho Heroine.
#3012 by usagi
2023-04-15 at 17:15
< report >Haven't Lip Sync tag became obsolete already with introduction of animation filters?Last modified on 2023-04-15 at 17:16
#3013 by Marc402
2023-04-15 at 19:43
< report >No, because eye blinking and lip sync are grouped together. Without the tag, it'd be impossible to discern whether lip sync is actually present or only eye blink, even if that checkbox is selected.
#3014 by carri-mihome
2023-04-15 at 20:15
< report >#3012, you can have voiced lines and blinking eyes without lip movement, or moving lips matched to text appearance and not voice acting.
Though I can't think of any cases of the second possibility. Maybe some partially-voiced titles?

Additionally, from releases FAQ, on animation:
Any kind of lip movement should be counted, with no bearing if the animation is in sync with all, some or none of the given text lines or voices.
#3015 by anaajimura
2023-04-18 at 17:42
< report >i created the tag Unavoidable evil route where things get worse
#3016 by kei-tr
2023-04-19 at 02:12
< report >Does drunkenness count for Rape under Influence? If so should be added to its description.Last modified on 2023-04-19 at 02:15
#3017 by SomeDude
2023-05-15 at 01:36
< report >So, the Animated H-Scenes tag was denied because this information is shown under Releases. Which is fine, provided you know how to read that list (which I figure most people probably don't, but that's another story..)

However, I see no way to search VNs based on the Releases page characteristics.. unless I'm missing something, there's currently no way to browse for VNs with "Erotic scene animation: Simple animations," as far as I figure. And there are a LOT of VN readers out there who decide their VNs based on whether the H-scenes are animated or not.

So would it be better to revive this tag, or to add some browsing options based on stuff on the Releases page? What would be the best way to enable people to search up VNs with animated H-scenes?Last modified on 2023-05-15 at 01:37
#3018 by Ezezin
2023-05-15 at 03:17
< report >It is possible. Selecting "releases" from the list will let you add more filters based on release entries.

You can also add filters using characters, staff and developer information.Last modified on 2023-05-15 at 03:22
#3019 by Ileca
2023-05-15 at 03:34
< report >You can search with the old animation flag but you still can't do it with the new one, making its use only descriptive, which is sad. :((
How long has it been? :((
It's like a good law has been voted but not implemented. :((
#3020 by Mei93
2023-05-18 at 17:34
< report >Apologies if this is the wrong thread for this, but regarding the description of Suicidal Protagonist:

The wording is incredibly wonky, and it's also pretty vague in relation to the tag itself. "Suicidal", to me at least, implies that the protagonist might just have a lot of suicidal thoughts rather than actually attempting anything.

For attempts/successful suicides, in my opinion, the Suicide tag itself should be used. Suicidal Protagonist should be when the protagonist contemplates suicide to the point of seriously considering going through with it, whether they actually end up attempting anything or not.

Also, FWIW, "committed suicide" is outdated wording, as it's implying that the act of suicide is a crime/sin and thus inherently bad/wrong/evil. It's not a huge deal or anything like that, but I do think the wording could be changed to something along the lines of "The protagonist in this story seriously contemplates taking their own life. They may or may not actually attempt to do so, and the attempt may not always be successful". If we're sticking to the current phrasing, then "The protagonist in this story attempts suicide" works too.

(At the very very least, "committed a suicide" is completely incorrect, and should be "committed suicide" if it's going to stay like that.)Last modified on 2023-05-18 at 17:34
#3021 by Draconyan
2023-05-19 at 12:44
< report >I know Petrification is its own ero genre, but it's possible a character gets petrified without any sexual implications, so if we're to keep it under Sexual Content, I suggest it's renamed to "Sexual Petrification", "Petrification (Sexual)" or something along those lines.
#3022 by lolifoxie
2023-05-20 at 09:41
< report >Why has Dramatic mode been deleted? I'm pretty sure this option is more common than whoever deleted it thinks. Most of Atelier Kaguya BARE & BUNNY eroges have this feature, for example. Good chunk of CatSystem games have this option either in-game (like Shukufuku no Campanella) or under engine settings too. For example, Jinrui Saikyou Seiyoku no Yome: Kouguchi Rinko has it under context menu settings pic
Before deleting things left and right you should research them yourself or with the help of vndb communityLast modified on 2023-05-20 at 09:43
#3023 by Ileca
2023-05-20 at 09:55
< report >D.O.'s FMT releases also have this annoying feature where you are forced to choose between voices or text but not both.
#3024 by SomeDude
2023-05-24 at 00:32
< report >I think the Rape tag should be retired (that thing where it's shown in strike-through text on the tagging page), as it specifically states to use the specific child tag to mark the rape scenes. Additionally,

Additionally, many of the child tags shouldn't be used. There's no point in having a Unavoidable Heroine Rape tag when there is are Unavoidable Heroine Rape by Others and Unavoidable Heroine Rape by Protagonist tags. Same applies to the relevant avoidable rape tags.

When I see people tagging things with Rape, Unavoidable Heroine Rape, Only Avoidable Heroine Rape, and Rape by Others, and so on, I get very irritated as the people tagging these VNs should be using the proper child tag. If a heroine is raped by both the protagonist and by others, then both tags should be used, but there's a reason Rape has so many specific child tags... they're meant to be used, as these specific tags can make or break a VN for so many potential readers. We should always, always specify whether it's the protagonist, hero(ine), or side character getting raped, whether it's avoidable or not, and whether it's by the protagonist or by others. There are specific rape tags for every single circumstance for a very good reason.Last modified on 2023-05-24 at 01:33
#3025 by kei-tr
2023-05-24 at 02:48
< report >@3024

I brought up this issue (along with another relevant issue) a few months ago as well and discussed it with admin. You can see related discussion by starting from t3617.2940 and if you want a short answer just look at t3617.2945.