Changelog

1.5.3 | Oct 11, 2020

New

High contrast color mode setting


Changed

IGDB API upgraded to v4


Changed

Game screenshots now support live updates


Fixed

Dashes / lists would be removed in formatted text


Fixed

Sorting by release in games library would show duplicate results


Fixed

Sorting by name in games library was in wrong order


1.5.2 | Sep 27, 2020

New

Journal editor now displays log fields as 'locked' when not marked as Played


New

Report / block users now from their profile


Changed

All game covers are now displayed in 3:4 ratio


Changed

Likes page displays users' ratings now


Changed

Friends page now only displays 10 friends at a time

  • Greatly reduces load times for some users

Changed

Updated styling on follow / unfollow button


Changed

Removed backlog section from navigation as it was redundant


Fixed

Likes page would load strangely at times

  • Should also load quicker now too

Fixed

Start / Finish tag would appear on overlapping months on playthroughs page


Fixed

Review comment privacy wasn't being set to default, by default


Fixed

N64 platform was missing icon


Fixed

Time duration on comments wouldn't consider weeks


Fixed

Game's play counting was off and could produce negative counts


Fixed

Journal S/F icon didn't always appear when supposed to


Fixed

Playtime hours overwriting minutes field


Fixed

Games page from wishlist / playing link doesn't show all sort options


Fixed

Games page from backlog / wishlist / playing link doesn't show all filter options


1.5.1 | Sep 09, 2020

New

Activity sorting in journal page

  • This sorting shows every game in order of most recently played, meaning games will only show up once

Changed

RSS feed cover links now use a larger version


Changed

Replaced Letterboxd logo with official logo


Changed

Playthrough deletion link moved and dialog confirmation added to avoid accidental presses


Fixed

Game reviews page would crash for guest users


Fixed

Quick access buttons would appear broken after logging a game through journal


Fixed

Checkmark in checkbox was too low


1.5.0 | Sep 04, 2020

New

Review commenting

  • Leave a reply to a review under their review page
  • Review commenting can be limited to everyone, friends, or just you with the privacy setting
  • The default privacy setting can also be changed in profile settings

New

Text markup

  • Apply italics, bold, strikethrough, underline, and links in common text areas
  • Can be used in reviews, comments, list descriptions, and bios

New

View reviews you've liked

  • New tab on your profile that shows every review you've liked

New

Mark reviews that contain spoilers


New

Recent reviews page

  • See reviews site-wide from everyone or just your friends on this new page
  • You can also set the time-frame to limit how far back you want to go
  • Access this page by selecting 'View More' on the homepage's Recent Review section

New

View who liked what review


New

Profile social media links

  • Add your Twitter handle, Letterboxd handle, or a website url through profile settings
  • Will show up as clickable links on your profile

New

Ownership filter for user games


New

Subscription option for ownership


New

Playthroughs page now links to any reviews that are for each playthrough


New

Review / comment reporting

  • Report user content that goes against the community guidelines with the flag icon
  • Reviews can than be removed by an admin where no other user will be able to view it

New

User blocking

  • Block other users to stop communication between you and them
  • This will prevent their reviews from showing up on most pages
  • It will also disable commenting between both of your content

New

Friends' reviews section on a game's page


New

Toaster update pop-ups

  • A little box will appear in the bottom right corner after various actions to give you an extra confirmation

New

Journal finish date field

  • You can now enter finish dates through a normal text field instead of the calendar UI

Changed

Journal editor was restyled

  • Log page now features easily selectable log options
  • Submit / cancel buttons were moved to the side

Changed

Self-liking reviews has been disabled

  • This will remove any pre-existing self-likes as well
  • Changed to keep the amount of likes fair between reviews

Changed

Edit button was added to review page for easy access


Changed

Reviews have been heavy restyled


Changed

Playthrough type button is now highlighted if it's enabled


Changed

Various icons used around the site have been upgraded


Changed

Backer badge has been visually tweaked and now shows up in more places


Changed

Game release dates now link to every game with that release year


Changed

Popularity formula and calculation has been changed to be more 'popular'


Changed

Profile dashboard on home page now shows your game collection stats instead of friend stats


Fixed

Game log was being marked as played no matter what was selected


Fixed

Shuffle sort in users games only shuffled what was on that page


Fixed

The S / F icons in the calendar editor were showing up in the wrong places


Fixed

Play date status buttons could highlight without actually being selected


Fixed

Finish date button in Log wouldn't update if play date event was dragged in the calendar editor


Fixed

User journal Log / Playthrough filters would show multiple dates on start / finish spans


Fixed

Dates that spanned months in user playthroughs page didn't break into separate months


Fixed

Usernames could go out of bounds in logs page


Fixed

Meta image for profiles didn't show the profile picture


Fixed

Coming soon section was showing games from 30 days away instead of from now


Fixed

Wishlist, Playing, Journal buttons wouldn't live update when logged


Fixed

Various other small UI fixes / improvements


1.4.3 | Jul 23, 2020

New

RSS feature for user reviews

  • Just click the RSS icon under the user reviews section to get the link
  • Will show results for that user's last 20 reviews

New

Change log status inside of the journal through advanced options


Changed

Search results have been reworked and improved

  • Should load faster
  • Now uses data from both IGDB and Backloggd to curate results

Changed

Navigation recieved a visual change


Changed

Journal start / finish buttons have better toggled styling


Changed

Various details updated in about section


Changed

Currently playing check has color when selected


Changed

Various details in the about section


Changed

Counters on game page now use abbreviations for high numbers


Fixed

Some journal dates would appear out of order


Fixed

Journal would show 'Started' / 'Finished' on multiple dates


Fixed

Can't like reviews after sorting


Fixed

Friend listing didn't show correct plays count


Fixed

Recently played section didn't use latest date when date ranges were logged in journal


Fixed

Finish date didn't load in playthrough settings when selected on log screen


Fixed

User games page tooltips were always plural


1.4.2 | Jun 20, 2020

New

Button on game page that will lead you to your playthroughs page


New

Edit Journal button on playthroughs page for quick editing


New

Marking your first Played Platform in the Log will auto-select it in your platform section too


New

Default note privacy, wishlist sort, and playing sort settings


New

Add a game to any list from the quick access menu


Changed

Quick access bar now has dynamic sizing depending on the game cover size


Changed

Replay reviews now display your rating / game status


Changed

Time played label in playthroughs page is now hidden if empty in playthrough + date sections


Changed

Playthrough page now hides game status when the game isn't marked as played


Fixed

Time played fields showed 0s instead of placeholder text


Fixed

Platform links in many areas weren't linking correctly


Fixed

Quick access log buttons didn't work on newly scrolled search results


Fixed

Journal year filter would overlay by 1 day


Fixed

Journal didn't list games played on the same day in creation order


Fixed

Blue link text when hovering review status link


Fixed

Going to a page that didn't exist in a user's game library would crash


Fixed

Friend activity on game page would show backlog icon in incorrect color


Fixed

Finished date icon in playthrough settings was missing checkmark


Fixed

Notes displaying in playthroughs page wouldn't show newlines correctly


Fixed

Profile badges weren't centered


1.4.1 | Jun 15, 2020

Changed

Recent activity will only show a game once


Changed

Quick access three-dots can now also be activated by hovering


Changed

Replay indicator in journal view moved


Fixed

Certain platforms would cause crash when sorting by platform released on


Fixed

Reviews with game statuses didn't link anywhere


Fixed

Search results used three-dots instead of all 4 log buttons


Fixed

Journal view log filter didn't work correctly


Fixed

List read note button couldn't be pressed


Fixed

Friend listings were sorted backwards


Fixed

Time played auto-adding wouldn't trigger correctly


Fixed

New playthroughs weren't marked as a replay


1.4.0 | Jun 14, 2020

New

Mark start / finish dates for playthroughs

  • Start date is always set to your first logged date but can be toggled if it is the start or not
  • Finish date can be manually set for any playthrough now, not just the first

New

Backlog section has been redone completely

  • Backlog is now its own option
  • Wishlist and Playing are now seperated
  • Backlog, Wishlist, Playing can all be toggled simultaneously now
  • Moving away from the idea that Played and Backlog are two different sections and more towards a single collection of games with different filters

New

Playthroughs page for any game to display everything about your journal

  • This new page can be found by going through your journal listings
  • Essentially displays everything you logged in your journal from what platforms you played to the days you marked your playthroughs

New

List counter on game page


New

See every public list that includes a specific game


New

Quick access logging when hovering over certain game covers


New

Adding a platform to a playthrough will automatically add it your log


New

Privacy settings for journal notes

  • Private: Only you can see your notes
  • Friends: Only those who you follow can see your notes
  • Public: Anyone can see your notes

New

Option to change first playthrough's replay status


New

Sort by total play time in user games


New

Filter showing logs that have no platforms


New

User journal filters that show different journal dates

  • Logs: Only show finish dates from your first playthrough (Legacy Journal)
  • Playthroughs: Only show start / finish dates from all playthroughs
  • Dates: Show every date from every playthrough (1.3 Journal)

New

Easier access log unplay button was added to journal UI under help icon


New

Ability to login using either your username or email


New

Reviews now display your completion status


Changed

Various UI changes to sort dropdowns and game library


Changed

Profile activity now shows any play session, instead of only finished ones


Changed

User journal view has been given a visual face-lift


Changed

Time played now auto-adds itself by default and can overridden by option


Changed

Playdate UI now has a smooth transition animation


Changed

User game library now displays 50 games instead of 60 at a time


Changed

Moved help button to hover off the side of journal UI


Changed

Game plays page visually changed and ratings are now sorted into their own pages


Changed

Merged backlog and log data into one

  • Further supports the idea that your Log is the ultimate place for everything about that game
  • Deleting the log will now delete any backlog, wishlist, playing data as well
  • You can now unplay a game by selecting the play icon again, previously it would open the journal

Changed

The journal button now changes text depending if you have a log already or not


Fixed

Optimizations with user game and friend list pages


Fixed

Ellipses appeared on the wrong game summary line when read more button was there


Fixed

Review platform links didn't use default sorting


Fixed

Comma placement between companies on game page


Fixed

Coverless game names weren't appearing when editing a list


1.3.1 | Apr 20, 2020

New

Share any review to Twitter with the new tweet button on the review page


New

Sort reviews by either most recent or most liked


New

Default game / backlog sortings

  • Go to your profile settings to change the default sortings
  • Both your game and backlog pages can have unique default settings
  • This sorting will then be applied when anyone views your collection

New

Display time played on journal for play sessions


New

Drag and resize play sessions in the journal for easy editing


Changed

User bios can be up to 1024 characters long now, a read more button will appear if it's long


Changed

Add to List has been restyled and tweaked for the better


Changed

Add to List now sorts by last updated, so recently added games push the list to the top


Changed

Search results are not limited to 10 anymore but now have a scrollbar


Changed

Review links now show game screenshots in preview instead of the user's profile pic


Changed

Remove companies from search results (for now)


Changed

User review page looks less squished on mobile


Changed

Moved playthrough platform field in playthrough settings to help disassociate from the review


Changed

Block erotic games from appearing in search results


Fixed

Newlines in list descriptions wouldn't show up as newlines in actual description


Fixed

Major slowdown with Games library page


Fixed

Search autocomplete doesn't show every result


Fixed

Selecting autocomplete option didn't always respond


Fixed

User game ratings were squished when viewed on mobile


Fixed

Patched a bunch of urls that would lead to crashes rather than 404 pages


1.3.0 | Apr 04, 2020

New

Journal 2.0 Revamp

  • Now split into two sections, Log and Playthroughs
  • Use the log section as your definitive game status
  • Use the playthroughs section to keep track of all the details you have for certain games

New

Playthroughs

  • The new way to mark replays, here you can specify dates of when you played
  • Each date can have a status assigned to it along with a custom note
  • Playthroughs can be customized with titles, a unique review, and platform
  • Note you only get 1 rating per game now, so you can't rate a replay

New

Journal Time played

  • Mark your hours / minutes in your logs, playthroughs, or even dates!
  • You can also have it automatically add up playthrough / date times together

New

Journal Game Status

  • You can now mark your logs and dates with specific game statuses
  • Choose from Completed, Mastered, Retired, Shelved, Abandoned, and Played

New

Game Ownership field to track the medium you played your game


New

Default game status setting in your Profile Settings


New

Profile games filter to sort by log game status


Changed

Lots of UI and visual tweaks including the overall colors of the site


Changed

Multiple platforms can now be selected apart of your game log


Changed

All ratings have changed from a 10 star to 5 star system, although still out of 10 points


Changed

Ratings graph is now horizontal, cleaner, and displays more stats


Changed

User journal page was redone to incorporate new journal and date elements


Changed

Games library now has a page navbar and only uses local game data


Changed

Going to a single review now expands the entire body by default


Changed

Cover aspect ratio slightly altered


Fixed

Covers were cropped and looked cutoff in some cases


Fixed

Review sortings on Game and User pages seemed random at times


Fixed

Games library wouldn't display correct number of results


Fixed

Various efficiency improvements


1.2.3 | Mar 03, 2020

New

Display average rating in game library when sorting by average rating


New

Display game count when adding a game to a list


Changed

IGDB Authentication removed due to it no longer being supported


Changed

Tooltips are now themed and have a nice animation


Fixed

Game library crashes when on the last page


Fixed

Username tooltips were offset


Fixed

Some search bars would turn green when focusing on them


Fixed

Play / Backlog buttons wouldn't update in realtime correctly


1.2.2 | Jan 16, 2020

New

Add any game to your lists right from the game page


Changed

Decreased the requirement for the upcoming games list


Changed

Update GOTY19 badge image


Changed

Enabled internal popularity count for main popularity sort


Fixed

Friend ratings that are unrated showed up as 0


Fixed

Viewing many profile images at a time would cause a timeout


1.2.1 | Nov 25, 2019

New

GOTY Event

  • Show off your favorite 2019 games with this event
  • Recieve a special badge for participating
  • See the results to determine Game of the Year

Changed

Average rating filter now has larger threshold


Changed

Wishlist icon changed from a list to a clock


Fixed

Favorite crown would overlay dropdown nav


Fixed

Sorting by average rating and filtering by year would crash


Fixed

Review page user link would link to the same page


Fixed

Game backlog page column broken view


Fixed

Journal year filters not in order


Fixed

Review page game link was blue


Fixed

Divide by 0 crash on average rating sort


1.2.0 | Nov 14, 2019

New

Genres

  • They will show up under game descriptions
  • Gives you a new way to filter your games
  • Will be slowly rolling out, so expect more and more games to get them

New

Play / Backlog Game Pages

  • A whole new way to see exactly who played what and what rating
  • Access it by clicking the counters under the game score
  • Previously exclusive to Backers now public

New

Friend Ratings

  • Get a glimpse of what your friends thought of a game
  • Located under the reviews will be their profile picture along with an icon

New

Local Avg Rating and Popularity

  • Might not seem like a lot but this allows us to use our own data from IGDB
  • More accurate sorting and displays of games as the ratings here now affect them
  • Will be used to overall improve the speed / usability of the site

New

More Secret badges

  • There are now many more badges to collect
  • Some badge criterias were tweaked
  • More to come in the future

New

Year filter in the journal now lets you see games you played in certain years


New

Supporters get an extra treat with their name showing up on the Patreon page


New

A 'can't find a game' link will now at the bottom of search results


Changed

Changelog

  • The changelog now shows the date each release released on
  • Also now has these cool detail points

Changed

Reviews link to the review instead of the user profile


Changed

Frontpage reviews are now sorted by created date instead of edit date


Changed

Metacards now have more details


Changed

Friend listings now show number of lists


Changed

Single review page was updated


Fixed

Play and backlog counters were offset


Fixed

Save buttons in profile settings were not styled


Fixed

Friend listings were squished on small screens


Fixed

Backers weren't appearing in random order on Patreon page


Fixed

A ton of other smaller things that just improve everything 😊


1.1.2 | Oct 29, 2019

New

Game Backlogs page to see who backloggd what (Currently Backers only)


Changed

Improvements to Game Plays page with how it looks (Currently Backers only)


Fixed

Games total on homepage may not have matched profile


Fixed

Games with multiple playthroughs didn't sort correctly


Fixed

Single review page showed debug info instead of the actual review


Fixed

IGDB login / registration would crash


Fixed

Game covers were offset


Fixed

Wrong dates would appear on the Games Library page when sorting by release date


1.1.1 | Oct 05, 2019

New

Humble Bundle referral to help support the site


Changed

Add version added to completed roadmap tasks


Fixed

Can't change a list entry note to blank text


Fixed

Remove coming soon for lists on welcome page


1.1.0 | Oct 01, 2019

New

Custom Lists

  • Create your own lists and order them how you like it
  • Different view styles
  • Ranked mode for orderings
  • Privacy settings for public and private

New

More secret badges to unlock


Changed

Improve game card efficiency so that they load quicker


Changed

Image banners for games now load in stages so that it isn't just a blank screen while the high resolution image loads


Fixed

Can't log a game from user settings page


Fixed

Rare journal crash caused by false invalid slug


Fixed

Profile dropdown menu would conflict with hovering over a game card


Fixed

Long search titles went off screen


Fixed

Limited review selection on homepage


Fixed

Filtering with multiple plays didn't return correct results


Fixed

Game journal crash when user not signed in


Fixed

Nonexistent user routes would crash instead of showing 404


1.0.1 | Aug 14, 2019

New

A new shortcut on every game page that links to the game's source on IGDB


Changed

Took down the 1.0 launch banner


Changed

Updated error pages


Fixed

Visiting a nonexistent company will error out


1.0.0 | Aug 10, 2019

New

This changelog section! See exactly what changed in each update


New

Users can now vote for future features through the roadmap


New

There is now a new section on a user's profile for badges! These will be little tokens for participating on the site


Changed

The navigation bar has received a makeover with a new gradient look. Game pages also have been enhanced for this new style


Changed

The roadmap has been redone for post-release content


Changed

The roadmap link in the nav has been moved to the footer