• soup_menu posted a message in the forum topic BIG changes coming to API related to Videos. on the API Developers board

    @chaser324: Thanks for havin' my back! Edgework's been in touch and we'll do our best to keep GBVB from tipping over and bursting into flames when the transition hits.

  • soup_menu created a forum topic Streets of Fury EX Never Not HD on the Bug Reporting board.
  • soup_menu posted a message in the forum topic 1 Weird Trick Invented by a Mum for Free Subscriber Content!. on the Bug Reporting board

    Thanks @baillie.GBVB takes advantage of the link code system put in place for the official set-top box apps, so it's able to get actual-factual API keys for registered users. It sounds like the issue...

  • soup_menu posted a message in the forum topic Extra Life videos not downloading. on the Bug Reporting board

    @mclubberlang: Hey there, WMVB/GBVB developer checking in (thanks for paging me, @thebrainninja). When Whiskey Media was split between CBSi and BermanBraun back in 2012, Whiskey Media Video Buddy's ...

  • soup_menu posted a message in the forum topic Image format problem. on the API Developers board

    @lofty1985: Unfortunately, it's a known issue. I don't know that there's much you can do besides watching for images failing with HTTP 404, changing the extension, and retrying.

  • Raven10 posted a message in the forum topic The Evolution of Death in Games. on the General Discussion board

    Not exactly "death" per say, but maybe my favorite system related to failure that has come about recently is the rewind system from Forza and Codemasters' racing games. Frustration for me in a game s...

  • Vahleticar posted on soup_menu’s wall.
    What are the chances of ever watching livestreams using your otherwise great app for android?
  • soup_menu posted a message in the forum topic iOS 8 Airplay Button Missing. on the Bug Reporting board

    Thanks for sending up the bat-signal, @laika. @robthefrog I've been pretty swamped lately, so I haven't had a chance to really test out how GBVB performs under iOS8, but I do vaguely recall seeing th...

  • soup_menu posted a message in the forum topic Why has Giantbomb disabled watching videos on Chromecast?. on the Bug Reporting board

    I just did a quick bit of testing and it appears that the Auto quality setting will fail, but HD/High/Low will work. Picking a specific quality will point the browser right at an mp4 file, which Chrom...

  • soup_menu posted a message in the forum topic Problem with image reference. on the API Developers board

    @seraphx2: The problem has been spotted before, but you're the first to notice that the issue is caused by the files having the wrong extension. With any luck that new bit of information will help g...

  • soup_menu posted a message in the forum topic Trying to get cover images for a list of games. on the API Developers board

    @hellxpress: No, I don't believe there is. If you had some additional info to filter by (like release year) you might be able to pare down the results, but I think that's the best you could do.Since...

  • soup_menu posted a message in the forum topic Trying to get cover images for a list of games. on the API Developers board

    Q1 & Q2) If I've understood you correctly it should be possible to do this in one step:https://www.giantbomb.com/api/games/?api_key=APIKEY&field_list=name,id,platforms,image&filter=platfor...

  • soup_menu created a forum topic API Bug: Inconsistent Image Links on the Bug Reporting board.
  • soup_menu posted a message in the forum topic Adding fields. Will we break you?. on the API Developers board

    Well said, @thefaxman. Any time there's a change there's a chance that an issue could crop up and it would be unfortunate if end users were the ones taking the brunt of the impact. In this specific ...

  • soup_menu posted a message in the forum topic Box Art Image Issues. on the API Developers board

    Just replying quickly to say that I've run into this too. I'm guessing there's some issue with the files not making it out to some/all of the Akamai mirrors.

  • soup_menu created a forum topic Bad HTTP 301 Redirects on the Bug Reporting board.
  • soup_menu posted a message in the forum topic Giant Bomb Video Buddy + Chromecast. on the API Developers board

    Can't a guy sleep in on a Saturday? :)The short version is that Chromecast isn't currently supported in GBVB and it probably won't get implemented in the near term, but on Android there are some third...