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Forum: The Site

Thread: Feedback thread

Started by: PacPac

It is probably in the audit log, but finding that would be annoying. A notification for mods at the least would be really helpful.

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Forum: The Site

Thread: My Speedrun account was hacked.

Started by: ChuChuTexanManofLuckChuChuTexanManofLuck

@Komrade Alex is jealous of how brutal that EX body slam was, Mika approves of the mic drop.

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Forum: The Site

Thread: Feedback thread

Started by: PacPac

My reply for most of your suggestions is that you cannot take that control away from the individual game communities and put it into some kind of algorithm, because of the vast differences the games have and the various needs and properties the categories themselves present. The score thing just sound atrocious, some xbox achievement level horse shit. The search and filtering stuff is cool, more data and discoverability is always welcome.

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Forum: The Site

Thread: Leaderboards moderation requests thread

Started by: GyooGyoo

Wow that was pure cancer. If something like that was submitted to a game I care for it is NOT getting accepted in that state without getting edited, I don't give a fuck what is technically a rule or not. How you can submit that, and then go on about how important you are for the game? God damn.....

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Forum: The Site

Thread: Mortal Kombat 3 moderators may be abusing their power

Started by: ichiyukiichiyuki

No, it doesn't. This is a very particular scenario that is atypical of usual new runners.

 

Forum: The Site

Thread: Mortal Kombat 3 moderators may be abusing their power

Started by: ichiyukiichiyuki

Nobody is talking about assuming new runners are cheaters, we are talking about runs that have suspicious gameplay. Only then do traits like emulation, behavior and being new to the community become contributing factors to how much we can or cannot trust someone outright. At the end of the day there is a buildup of trust and respect, so if we say everything is treated equally then we are just lying. That doesn't mean that people should get free passes or less scrutiny for being known.

Originally posted by PresJPolk
If you can't prove it's cheated, publish it, and let the community find the proof.
Putting everything on the mods is how you get a Todd Rogers situation.

I don't know why we are we talking as if the verifier is locked in a room without contact to the outside world, communication with the community is obviously extremely important and not jsut the mod team. You contradict yourself, the Dragster situation was exactly "letting the community figure it out", cause that is what happened eventually. Most games have small communities and will never get the amount of public attention for something to just happen out of nowhere from the "community", that is why an active investigation needs to occur. I don't find it acceptable for a run like that to just be slapped on the board with a verified sign on it, that even sounds ridiculous.

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Forum: The Site

Thread: Report a site bug

Started by: ZephilesZephiles

Not really a bug, but I'll comment on this here since it was brought up previously. In addition to the caching and updating issues the way the sub badges are implemented at the moment is bandwidth inefficient and visually inferior. It uses the 72x72 version from the twitch cdn and downscales it to 18x18, when there is already an 18x18 one stored there in the first place. The different sizes are usually tweaked to look better at their native scale and better optimized for dark backgrounds.

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Forum: The Site

Thread: Mortal Kombat 3 moderators may be abusing their power

Started by: ichiyukiichiyuki

"Have to accept it"? Why? According to who? I'm sure as hell not doing that. It's not gonna get instantly rejected, but It isn't getting verified either. This ain't a democracy, community will discuss the situation and the runner will have to make their case.

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Forum: Devil May Cry 2

Thread: what is diffrent in NG and NG+ in Hard and DMD?

Started by: witchakornwitchakorn

As an outsider looking at your leaderboard it is pretty confusing. Seems like all the subcategories are in the wrong place to begin with.

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Forum: The Site

Thread: A false 7-char TBOI:A+ run.

Started by: cognitiveAberrationcognitiveAberration

That's a horrible argument, verification is there to provide a first line of defense against runs slipping through, its not a guarantee. The fact that it is not bulletproof doesn't invalidate it. What about all the runs that aren't at the very top or infamous, are they going to receive the same level of communal scrutiny? Verification is already a community effort anyway, when something is questionable and uncertain a discussion usually occurs.

 

Forum: The Site

Thread: New Moderator! Need help!

Started by: CaseywhoCaseywho

You can get the links for all the runs there, then from the run page you can edit it by clicking the 3 dots then Edit Run.

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Forum: The Site

Thread: New Moderator! Need help!

Started by: CaseywhoCaseywho

That is due to the variable not being assigned in the runs. I thought it would take the default value, but I guess not since they are old submissions. You can find all the runs in the Audit Log.

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Forum: The Site

Thread: New Moderator! Need help!

Started by: CaseywhoCaseywho

You do that with the use of variables. Go to edit game and scroll down past full categories and you will find another section titled "Extra variables/subcategories ". After you add that to your main categories you will have to manually go and assign the variable to every emulator run.

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Forum: Speedrunning

Thread: Grinding for a record : resetting early or late ?

Started by: AlayanAlayan

It is really hard to generalize when it comes to this topic. It completely depends on the game and category.

>Resetting late means more practice on the later parts of the run. The sooner you reset, the more often you'll do again and again the same parts at the beginning while doing only rarely those in the middle and in the end.

Only if there is no easy way to practice late game on its own. I'm a big advocate of section practice instead of just doing tons of attempts.

If the game is very linear the cutoff would be time-based and you would reset if you are too far behind to catch up and PB by the end. Other games have hard reset points like tight skips. In a lot of cases it would be a mix of both. Also depending on how optimized or not the run is it can be easy to underestimate how much time you can save.

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Forum: The Site

Thread: Game Request

Started by: [Deleted user]

Being young doesn't absolve you from annoying everybody with unnecessary mod requests or whining about a game request.
>I'm just a kid you know, Just a little speedrunner, Was joined 2 months ago, So I Don't Know Much About Speedrunning.
Do they not teach English grammar in Connecticut USA schools?

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Forum: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Thread: Regarding the new Requiem PS4 release of SOTN

Started by: TalicZealotTalicZealot

For anybody that is interested in running the version here is an example run of Alucard Any% by Romscout:

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Forum: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Thread: Addressing concerns about Playstation disadvantage

Started by: TalicZealotTalicZealot

I actually just made a new thread regarding the PS4 release, explaining what exactly it is and how that will be handled.

To summarize it is identical to the Pal release of Dracula X Chronices and will be treated the same way.

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Forum: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Thread: Regarding the new Requiem PS4 release of SOTN

Started by: TalicZealotTalicZealot

The version of SOTN in Requiem, the new PS4 release, is pretty much an emulated PAL SOTN from the Dracula X Chronicles for the PSP. It is not the original game, thus categories are separate for it. Additionally it is different and separate from the NTSC version of DXC. The game itself is not a very good port, sound can be messed up and color representation is poor. The lines were rewritten and voice acting was redone.

Currently there is no category for it here, but we will add it if it becomes active.

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