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  AdminLighnat0r
For a while now, the site has been growing steadily with several new game requests daily.
Our policy for accepting those requests is currently quite lenient, and will remain so.

However, as you can imagine, not everyone that requests a game actually puts effort into it afterwards which has led to a growing amount of 'empty' games, games that have no categories and no levels and even some empty series.

To resolve this, we have decided to implement a new policy:
Requested games/series that have not been set up 2 weeks after being accepted, will be deleted.

To clarify what we mean with set up, this means:
  • For series: No set up games in the series.
  • For games: No categories or levels for the game. If it is not possible for normal users to submit runs for the game, it is not set up.


To ensure a smooth transition, this policy will be implemented starting one week from now, Friday, 20 Feb 2015.
Removing the games will be handled manually, so don't worry about unintended automatic removals.


We hope doing this will make the site even better, it wouldn't have been possible without all of you


Remember, #ESAHYPE2015 #keeponsaxing
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  Full modGyoo
Is it retroactive ?
 
  Ahramanyu
I am fine with the deletion of games what got no times at all. Probably not very motivating for somebody to look up the times for one of his favorite games, just to find a blank page.

There are probably some games that got requested where an active community is doing runs, but the moderator are just to inactive/lazy do add them. Is it alright to request moderator status for those games in here, so that one there is no need to delete them now, just to recreate them later?
 
  AdminLighnat0r
If the current moderator is inactive, you can always request moderator status, yes.
(Though you will still have to be a valid choice for it to be accepted, of course.)
 
  Shade667
I just requested a game and it got accepted, but i cant figure out how to set it up.

It tells me to make categories, and I thougth i did, but when I go back to the leaderboard it doesnt show up.
 
  Adminkirkq
Which game was it?

Also you might check Full Game Leaderboard vs Level Leaderboard, they both have associated categories.
 
  Shade667
Evolve. I tried adding individual level categories cuz im speedrunning the tutorial levels. But theyre not showing up.
 
  Full modGyoo
You also need to add a category for ILs to show up
 
  Shade667
Figured it out, but Id like it to show up as the first thing u see. Right now its in the sidebar. When I visit the page it tells me to add categories still. Theres no way to actually speedrun the game (competitively anyway, itd be like speedrunning a match of CoD). So there wont be a full game category, which is what I assume that spot is meant for.
 
  Full modGyoo
I'll let you do the work, but here it is :


Just over the Submit button in the Edit Game panel, there's Rules, and this one
 
  Shade667
Ahh, thanks a bunch!

Took me ages to figure out that the bubble had to be filled in grey not white. Youd think itd be white cuz of the grey background. Also touchscreens suck for figuring this stuff out.
 
  Full modGyoo
INB4 SHITSTORM IN 2 DAYS
 
  AdminLighnat0r
Would've put the flagged content page up earlier, but then my internet dropped FailFish.

It's live now though, and with that the policy will be put into effect.
 
  neonstreetlight
Great idea. I've definitely stumbled across a few empty series so far and even some duplicates. This should clean things up a bit around here.
 
  Full modGyoo
We'll just need some time to handle these because the current list is quite... long
 
  Ahramanyu
Is there any way for a regular User to see WHEN a game was added to the list?

Edit: Here is a list of games i've found without any categories set up:

#

The 3d Birthday

A

Advent Rising
The Adventures of Batman & Robin
Alex Kidd BMX Trial
Anno 1701
Atelier Ayesha

B

Beavis & Butt-head
The Berenstain Bears And The Spooky Old Tree
Blaster Master 2
Blaster Master Boy
Blaster Master: Blasting Again
Blaster Master: Enemy Below
Blaster Master: Overdrive
Blob Game (blobgame.com)
Blues Brothers 2000
Bonanza bros.
The Bouncer
Bubsy II
Bubsy II (GB)
Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Sacrifice
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Wrath of the Darkhul King

C

Cars Mater-National Championship
Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow
ChainDive
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers 2
Clock Tower II: The Struggle Within
Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge
Costume Quest
Cthulhu Saves the World

D

Darkwing Duck (GB)
Descent
Descent 2
Descent 3
Die Hard (NES)
Doc Louis's Punch-Out!!
Donkey Kong Land
Donkey Kong Land III
Dr. Mario Online Rx
Dragon Fighter

E

Electronic Super Joy Groove City
Elmos ABCs
Enter The Matrix
The Escapists
Eversion

F

F1 Championship Season 2000 (GBC)
Façade
Fallout 2
Fatal Frame IV: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse
Fatal Frame V: The Black Haired Shrine Maiden
Final Fight 2
FlatOut
FlatOut (Wii)
FlatOut 2
FlatOut 3: Chaos & Destruction
FlatOut: Head On
FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage

G

G-Force
Godzilla 2: War of the Monsters


H

Hack 'n' Slash
Hello Kitty: Roller Rescue
Homefront

I

Ikari Warriors

J

Jackie Chan Stuntmaster

K

Kaizo Mario 64
Killer Instinct

L

The Legendary Starfy
Lonely Holidays 64
The Lost Vikings

M

Magical Pop'n
Mari0
Mario and the Magic Wand DEMO
Mario Hoops 3-on-3
Mario Kart DS ISO
Mario on An Saoire 64
Mario Paint
The Matrix:
Path of Neo
Max Payne 3
Medieval II: Total War
Medieval: Total War
Metal Gear Solid (GBC)
Mighty Flip Champs
Mighty Milky Way
Monster in My Pocket
Mother
Mr. Nutz (SNES)
Mysims Kingdom

N

Narbacular Drop
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2
NES Remix
NES Remix 2
The Need for Speed
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2
Neo Turf Masters


O

One Finger Death Punch
Organ of Matrias

P

Payday 2
Payday: The Heist
Pokémon Emerald Omega
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Postal
Postal 2: Apocalypse Weekend
Postal 2: Share The Pain
Postal 3
Punch-Out!
Punch-Out!!
Putt-Putt and Pep's Balloon-o-Rama
Puzzle Bobble 4 (GBC)

R

Rayman Origins
Resident Evil: Revelations 2
Rocket Knight
Rocket: Robot on Wheels
Rockin' Kats
Rolling Hero 4
Rome: Total War: Alexander
Rome: Total War: Barbarian invasion

S

Shadow Madness
Shaq Fu (GameGear)
Shaq Fu (GEN)
Shinobi
The Sims 2 (GBA)
Skullgirls Encore
Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing
Sparkster
Sparkster: Rocket Knight Adventures 2
Splashdown
SSX 3
Star Ocean: Blue Sphere
Star Revenge Redone
Star Wars: Empire At War
Stranded II
Super Mario 64 - Sky Stories
Super Mario 64: Chaos Edition
Super Mario and Planet Stardust's Rampage
Super Mario Bros. 3D
Super Punch-Out!!
Super Punch-Out!!
Swamp Thing

T

Tales of Hearts R
Tales of Innocence R
Tales of Phantasia
Tales of the Abyss
Tales of Xillia
Tales of Xillia 2
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time
TLOZ: Battle Quest
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Athena Sword
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas
Tomb Raider Custom Levels
Too Cool To Fool (GEN/MD)
Trackmania: Build To Race
Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark
Turok: Evolution
Turok: Rage Wars
TwinBee: Rainbow Bell Adventure
Typing of the Dead Overkill

V

Völgarr The Viking

W

The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct
Wayne's World (SNES)
Where's Waldo?
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Wings of Vi
WWE '13
WWE 2K14
WWE SmackDown! Shut Your Mouth
WWF Just Bring It
WWF No Mercy

Y

Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL World Duel Carnival
 
  Full modGyoo
I just finished the cleanup via the flagging system that Lighnator set up this morning

If there are some games that were on your list and that have not been deleted, then I assume they don't meet the criterias. That's a pretty impressive list by the way, did you do it by hand ? ^^
 

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