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Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Chuck Norris, Feb 2, 2012.

  1. Siobhan Arbiter

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    And finally add changelogs for Pete's sake. I went through my DOS game collection yesterday and wanted to check if anything has been updated since the time I installed and configured them (e.g. the rather borked music setup for RoA2). I had to use magog to figure out the last time a file has changed and then go through the 1000-page megathread to find what was actually updated. Is it really so hard to add a changelog tab to the library entries for each game? Would be even nicer if there's an API hook so lgogdownloader can query it directly, but I know that's a pipe dream.
     
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  2. Naraya Cipher

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    Huh? I always thought there was a blue dot after the game title if a said game was updated - there you could see the changelog. Was this feature removed or what?
     
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  3. pippin Guest

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    There are changelogs, yes. It's a rather big button actually :M
     
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  4. Siobhan Arbiter

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    That's not what I mean. The dots show you that a game got an update since the last time you checked, but once you click that update, the dot is gone and that's it. I always download the most recent installer, but I do not necessarily install that over my current config. So in my case I had a few games that I knew I installed in 2014 and no way to tell from the library whether an update had come out since then. Checking the date of the downloaded installer on the hard drive isn't always insightful since sometimes an installer turns out to be corrupted and has to be redownloaded. So instead I had to go to magog to find the last date the installer was updated and then figure out from the megathread what that update was for.

    tl;dr: I want a permanent changelog that is always accessible, not just when a game updates relative to the last time I checked.
     
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  5. Parsifarka Arcane

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    The changelog is permanent, it's among the game extras in the library.
     
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  6. Siobhan Arbiter

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    Is this a Galaxy-only thing? Because I honestly can't find what you guys are talking about. When I click a game in the online library, say Anvil of Dawn, I see Game Downloads, Game Goodies (Manual, Wallpaper, Reference Card, Soundtrack, Avatar), OS, Lang. I also have a More button with Assign Tags, Store Page & Reviews, Support, GOG Downloader links, Forum, and Hide Game. And that's it. Except for the big blue Try Galaxy button.
     
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  7. tuluse Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Click on More.

    Edit: it should be right below assign tags. Try another game maybe.

    Double Edit: Anvil of Dawn probably has no change log. Dark Sun doesn't in my library, but games that have been updated do.
     
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  8. spekkio Arcane

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    AFAIK only some, mostly newer games have changelogs.
     
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  9. Goral Arcane Patron The Real Fanboy

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    Or add the option to download the game you own directly from the store page.
     
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  10. Siobhan Arbiter

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    Seems you're right, based on a random sampling only a small number of games in my (DOS-heavy) library have a changelog. Eye of the Beholder has an entry for August 2015, and RoA3 for May 2015. Syndicate, on the other hand, had its last update in June 2015 according to Magog yet doesn't have a changelog. Overall, for what I wanted to do there wouldn't have been enough changelogs to simplify the task. But hopefully I won't have the problem again.

    Thanks for the help everone. Would one of you be so kind to scroll up and rate my first post retadred?
     
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  11. MicoSelva Prestigious Gentleman Don't call Abigail Patron

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  13. JudasIscariot Arcane Patron

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    See the attached pic, please, this is taken from the website version of the library so it's definitely NOT a Galaxy-only feature:

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    If a game had a significant enough change, it will get a changelog. Some changes are either very, very insignificant (a file was replaced, that kind of thing) or, as annoying as this sounds, we ourselves did not get a changelog...
     
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  14. Melcar Arcane

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    Sheesh, I really wanted to get Shadow Tactics from GoG and not have that game tied to Steam DRM, but those Potato Jews are selling it for twice the price. On Steam it's what, like $15USD? I guess it's the FREEDOM tax.
     
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  15. Goral Arcane Patron The Real Fanboy

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    It's 36 euro in Poland on Steam and 25.29 euro on GOG. I would love to have your price.
     
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  16. Melcar Arcane

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    Move to Mexico. You get a complementary whore when you arrive at the airport.
     
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  17. adddeed Liturgist Possibly Retarded

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    Armed and Dangerous is a gem, bought. So is Tron 2.
     
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  18. JudasIscariot Arcane Patron

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    I don't know, not a web/UI guy and I don't know what that department does since it's rather far removed from my own duties :)
     
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  19. MicoSelva Prestigious Gentleman Don't call Abigail Patron

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    GOG has started another sale, called Goodbuy 2016.

    Only selected games are discounted, though.

    But one of them is Arx Fatalis, so I know what I am buying today.
     
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  20. Jensen Novice

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    The Age of Decadence is even cheaper than on Steam. Good stuff.
     
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  21. octavius Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    I see Bethesda's games on GOG are one sale too.
    What's the verdict on Battlespire and Redguard?
     
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  22. MotherMachinae Arcane

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    What do you know, their seasion pass for twitcher3 finally get cheaper and you can get both add-ons for the price of 1.
    Whoopie-doo.

    Don't forget to apply Arx Libertatis, make magic casting work like a charm on 1080p displays (or any bigger than 800x600 for that matter).

    Battlespire have one large dungeon instead of open world, get some nice ideas that you can do once and forget.
    And combat more servicable than Morrowind and above....
     
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  23. Rabbid Savant

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    Never thought I'd live to see that day.
     
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  24. markec Twitterbot Patron

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    Great game, its a dungeon crawler and not an open world game so dont go in expecting another Daggerfall.
     
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  25. pippin Guest

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    It also has nude paperdolls.
     
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