#1 Posted by ReverendHunt (339 posts) -

I've just entered a Korean fighting game to the database, and strangely enough, Korea does not seem to be an option for country of release. I would have thought with the country's prominence in the MMO scene that they'd get a mention.

I temporarily have the release set to Japan as that's the closest, but if possible, could Korea eventually be a country in this field?

#2 Posted by StarFoxA (5146 posts) -

This has been a problem for about four years. We're also lacking dozens of European regions.

#3 Posted by DeF (4859 posts) -

I hope more detailed options like this become part of the big overhaul. You can't make a definitive wiki when it lacks options like these just because these are not English speaking regions.

#4 Posted by LordAndrew (14426 posts) -

@StarFoxA said:

This has been a problem for about four years. We're also lacking dozens of European regions.

What I find interesting is that the German rating board exists within the database despite the lack of any German or general European region option. Were they planning to add more and decided against it?

#5 Posted by StarFoxA (5146 posts) -

@LordAndrew: We have pages for the GamePark 32 and its games... a handheld that was almost exclusive to Korea... yet no Korean release dates.

#6 Posted by sodacat (214 posts) -

@DeF said:

I hope more detailed options like this become part of the big overhaul. You can't make a definitive wiki when it lacks options like these just because these are not English speaking regions.

Oh god, has Giant Bomb been promising an "overhaul" too? This is exactly why I left Mobygames.

#7 Posted by DeF (4859 posts) -

@sodacat said:

@DeF said:

I hope more detailed options like this become part of the big overhaul. You can't make a definitive wiki when it lacks options like these just because these are not English speaking regions.

Oh god, has Giant Bomb been promising an "overhaul" too? This is exactly why I left Mobygames.

yes kind of. the big september redesign. updated, better functionality and wiki stuff as detailed by dave a few months/weeks ago.

#8 Posted by believer258 (11795 posts) -

@sodacat said:

@DeF said:

I hope more detailed options like this become part of the big overhaul. You can't make a definitive wiki when it lacks options like these just because these are not English speaking regions.

Oh god, has Giant Bomb been promising an "overhaul" too? This is exactly why I left Mobygames.

I have faith that Dave will design a good website.

OP: Is it split up into North and South Korea?

#9 Posted by sodacat (214 posts) -

@DeF said:

@sodacat said:

@DeF said:

I hope more detailed options like this become part of the big overhaul. You can't make a definitive wiki when it lacks options like these just because these are not English speaking regions.

Oh god, has Giant Bomb been promising an "overhaul" too? This is exactly why I left Mobygames.

yes kind of. the big september redesign. updated, better functionality and wiki stuff as detailed by dave a few months/weeks ago.

As in, there's a timetable and a list of changes and everything? My goodness. Over on Mobygames the owners have been saying that an overhaul has "been in the works" for the last four years. A development team that actually talks about things is a new experience for me.

#10 Posted by DeF (4859 posts) -

@sodacat said:

@DeF said:

@sodacat said:

@DeF said:

I hope more detailed options like this become part of the big overhaul. You can't make a definitive wiki when it lacks options like these just because these are not English speaking regions.

Oh god, has Giant Bomb been promising an "overhaul" too? This is exactly why I left Mobygames.

yes kind of. the big september redesign. updated, better functionality and wiki stuff as detailed by dave a few months/weeks ago.

As in, there's a timetable and a list of changes and everything? My goodness. Over on Mobygames the owners have been saying that an overhaul has "been in the works" for the last four years. A development team that actually talks about things is a new experience for me.

More like Daving wrapping a shirt around his head talking about the basic ideas behind the new features, taking community calls for suggestions while Alexis is showing off an example or two and giving a sneak peak into the mod interface.

This is Giant Bomb after all, that's how they do things. It's never smooth, lots of chaos but they'll tell you at least in part how the sausage gets made.

#11 Posted by sodacat (214 posts) -

@DeF: I'm used to being told that there is a sausage being made, somewhere, but they don't know when it will be made, what's going to be in the sausage, where the factory is, or if the factory even exists. This is certainly a step up.

#12 Posted by Guided_By_Tigers (8061 posts) -

I have a small suspicion that this redesign is never going to happen.....the only thing saving the wiki from being entirely neglected is Jeff.