Posts by alto

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t13229.22019-12-02Old blue VNs work on Win 10?Just tried all the games in r67846 on Win 10 and didn't notice any issues. I haven't played any of them to the end yet but at least the first few
t12712.92019-09-15Linking Databases, part 1What's the best thing to do where Wikidata (or Wikipedia itself) have the same entry for things which VNDB has separate entries for? E.g. Nexton has R
t12613.412019-09-15Start the Engines!The engine release search filter auto complete doesn't completely work. You can't select anything but the first engine via clicking. I think it's
t12755.422019-09-02Linking Databases, part 2Done!Awesome! I see it also now excludes GTIN and CAT too which makes complete sense. The shops section by the VN that displays prices shows both
t12755.312019-08-27Linking Databases, part 2Love it! The recent changes and additions have been stellar :) Melonbooks.co.jp does have a number of physical edition doujin VNs e.g. link
t7121.352019-07-14Feature request: Add "Engine" field to releasesCould you dump all the tagged games with more than one release? That might make the list more manageable. Maybe exclude trials if there are still
t12504.142019-06-24Tag Cleanup #1 - Unused TagsI don't agree with the "clutter" argument, indeed I'd say the opposite. To me specific tags rank close to the most useful feature of the site (thank
t3314.16952019-06-08Traits@1687 For Netorase, I would have thought the active one who initiates events should always be tagged. The heroine (or hero if that exists?) doesn't
t3314.16832019-05-25TraitsFormer Celebrity does not make much sense to me. Is it for former artists, former celebrities or former celebrity artists? Edit, comments on a few
t3617.16372019-04-07Tags suggestions/fixesAlthough one has "significant" in the description and the other does not, I believe Fictional Modern Day Japanese Island should probably be a child
t2108.27352019-03-24Candidates for deletion#2734 I was a little surprised it had its own page but after playing it I changed it from a trial release to full. It's a complete story with its own
t2108.26882019-02-16Candidates for deletion@beliar Personally, I've taken the view that if the official dev/publisher site has a news or blog post/updated the game page or a dedicated page for
t2108.26842019-02-16Candidates for deletionCould you please re-visit deleting releases like r22184 and r59411? These are bundles direct from the publisher, have their own dedicated pages and
t950.5342019-02-08VNDB Suggestions!I suggest some pages would benefit from being changed to display in reverse chronological order, namely producers and staff. IMO, in most
t11623.42019-01-09Technical issueIt would help if you could provide more information. What version of Windows are you trying to run it on? What locale is Windows set to? Are you
t11783.92019-01-09Coming back to VNs, looking for technical help.1) As other have said, running XP in a VM makes sense and works for all the VMs that break in 7+. Heck, you can boot it with 64MB RAM. 2) Most of the
t3617.15862018-12-21Tags suggestions/fixesYes, Danganronpa is the sort of thing I was thinking of. The hero/heroine meta traits having "own routes and/or endings" is what spooked me. Going by
t3617.15822018-12-21Tags suggestions/fixesTo add onto #1580, is it ok to use hero/heroine tags when there's no protagonist or for main characters if there are no routes? Hope I've not been
t8242.1862018-12-15The how to edit threadThanks. I guess I'll just go with whatever feels right for 1) unless we get some consensus. For 2), does that change when the update is free? I'm
t8242.1842018-12-15The how to edit threadFew random questions: 1) Subtitle separation. What, if any, separator should be used for title/subtitle? I've seen hyphens, colons and nothing. Even
t9425.162018-10-29VNDB is now available on DockerThanks, that makes a lot of sense and helped me fix it. It looks like Multi was using TCP to connect to Postgres which wasn't allowed. After fixing
t9425.142018-10-28VNDB is now available on DockerThis was pretty painless to get running on docker, especially with the development database option so thanks for that. The only issue I do have is
t3314.13502018-06-26TraitsA fair number of characters under Housewife do not have Wife as well, presumably because there's usually little reason to tag both. Those characters
t10476.12018-04-11Title romanizationHi, I saw a few notifications pop up with some of your edits for titles which has given me some questions. Nothing really important so feel free to
t10410.22018-03-29Did the hire some artists from Bootup?They share the same artist, Shinonome Kazuhiko which is why they are so similar. Additionally Eroitto is hosted on the same site as Boot Up!, in fact
t10162.792018-03-29MG Survey 2018As far as I know Yuri is often near 50/50 in terms of gender. I'd expect SonoHana to skew more male due to being more nukige-like but that's purely a
t10194.112018-01-27About PatreonHuh... commissions are interesting. I think I'm okay with direct commissions, as I see it as paying the translator for a service. What they translate
t2520.2402018-01-12Minor error/sThanks! I had no idea searching by GTIN worked, that's super useful. I'm no programmer but I did notice link If I'm reading it right, does this
t2520.2372018-01-12Minor error/sNot sure if I'm missing something but searching for Cyclet 5 under releases does not find either r51637 or r53796. The VN search does correctly find
t9476.12017-08-01Rename or new producer?Atelier Sakura Mount Position looks to have changed name to just Mount Position. It also changed from being an imprint of Atelier Sakura to a brand
t2108.20482017-07-31Candidates for deletionI went blind and somehow added dupe r52857
t8242.172017-03-24The how to edit threadStumbled across Cats-Box which has shutdown and spawned Clear (link). As part of that, all the previous games have been made available free (looks
t8642.212017-01-07I'm not sure about the usefulness of tag ratingI find the concept of tag power rather than a binary applies/does not apply one of the most useful features of the site and would be sad to lose it
t8632.62017-01-05Why do I fail uploading pictures here each time?Just a heads up, the screenshots for Tadashii Shimai no Choukyou Hou don't look to meet the guidelines (which you can find here) as they are a jumble
t8229.72016-12-08Some server config changesNo idea if this is related or not, quite possibly just never noticed before as it's so minor. When editing it looks like any VN with a comma in it's
t2108.17372016-12-08Candidates for deletionr49396 is a dupe of r48588 Sen'nyuu! Hitozuma soupu ~Tonari no Okusan wo Soupu de Hakken Shita no de Soku Shimei~ doesn't look like it qualifies as
t2108.16992016-11-02Candidates for deletionSomehow added a dupe release, could r48786 please be deleted.
t8315.22016-09-29Download Delisted?It was exclusive to Gyutto at the time, seems it was time limited too. The Internet Archive captured copies of the store page shortly after it went
t8292.52016-09-25A bug in the VN submission form?Getting the same, just tried to upload a few screenshots and get a 500 error using both Firefox 49 and Edge. Screenshots were created using Irfanview
t7708.32016-04-22Harem/HarlemRight, but they don't follow VNDB's rules for romanisation which state: "For foreign loanwords and foreign words transcribed to Japanese, spell the
t7708.12016-04-22Harem/HarlemI thought ハーレム and は~れむ should be transcribed as harem as per the editing guidelines which are inherited from AniDB. Indeed, just search VNDB for
t6333.52016-04-16Regarding Package EditionsThanks, I've reverted both those edits now. I've been inconsistent in cases like that where the release is 6-12 months later. Sometimes I've looked
t2108.13902016-03-04Candidates for deletionI added Mahou Shoujo ga Zenra de Dogeza! ~Kutsujoku ni Nureru Gomennasai~ which is a dupe of Mahou Shoujo ga Zenra de Dogeza! ~Kutsujoku ni Nureru
t2108.12192015-11-11Candidates for deletionI added s7595 which is a dupe of s7121
t950.1112015-10-28VNDB Suggestions!To the staff browser? That's not going to be cheap, I think...Yeah, that's what I meant. It would be nice if possible but if it's much more work than
t950.1032015-10-24VNDB Suggestions!A few minor/trivial requests: 1) Using the mouse to paste into the "Add staff" box does not search until you type/delete something. Using the
t2108.11992015-10-20Candidates for deletionI added ak.asano but I believe it's actually an alias for Asano Akira so should be deleted.
t2108.11982015-10-20Candidates for deletionActive Planets seems to be a dupe of Active Planets
t6763.62015-07-29Text hooker problemsYou sure you're using patch 1.01? I just tried with ITH and VNR with /HA-C@451DD4 and both hooked the text correctly on 7 x86 and 8.1 x64. I had to
t6763.22015-07-25Text hooker problemsSearching "続・殺戮のジャンゴ ─地獄の賞金首─ agth" got me here and on the page there's an H-code for the game which might work for you: /HA-C@451DD4 I'd assume VNR