Little bugs in the database

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Death Pit/Doom Pit entry integrations

Post by Alessandro » Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:02 pm

The entries for Death Pit and Doom Pit should be integrated with a notice specifying that both are sold together by Monument Microgames as a physical media compilation (two distinct tapes, printed manuals and CD-ROMs in fact) for the price of 22.00.

Currently, the entries state that Doom Pit only is sold on tape at that price, and that Death Pit is not available as physical media. The loading screen for the 2018 release of Death Pit is also different from the 1985 one:

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The Golden Locket

Post by 8BitAG » Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:47 pm

The entry for The Golden Locket says it was created using The Quill.

https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... 96&id=6376

It was actually created using Tartan's Adventure Builder System (see the Zenobi instructions and the in-game intro program)
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Re: Little bugs in the database

Post by Alessandro » Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:34 am

Al's Double Bill: The entry lists a "map" which is, in fact, the map for the old 48K version of Lost In My Spectrum. Please remove it from the entry.

Lost In My Spectrum and Apulija-13: Please change the license from "Free (Creative Commons)" to "Freeware".

Funky Fungus: The archive still hosts the old 1.0 version, which has been superseded for more than five years by now :P Please substitute it with the newer 1.1/Plus version (which also has a re-worked loading screen).
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Re: Little bugs in the database

Post by Juan F. Ramirez » Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:12 am

Einar Saukas wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:37 pm

Juan F. Ramirez wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:11 am
Would it be too tedious to remove them from the database?
If someone provides me a list (or spreadsheet) of all redundant inlays, I can remove them easily.
At a first view, it seems almost every Firebird, Encore, Beyond, The Hit Squad & Mastetronic title has a redundant inlay. I'll post if any other company has the same issue.
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Re: Little bugs in the database

Post by Juan F. Ramirez » Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:19 am

Another issue:

Whenever I try to find the game https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... 96&id=2446 typing the correct name (I.C.U.P.S., with every point) no entries are displayed. It has to be typing 'ICUPS' or 'icups' to get the desired game.

The same with the game C.O.R.E. (A'n'F, discussed some posts above). In this case, if I type 'core' 5 pages of games are displayed.
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Re: Little bugs in the database

Post by Alessandro » Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:48 pm

Blockade Runner is listed as a 48K-only title, when in fact it runs on the 16K as well; also see the inlays:

- "For any ZX Spectrum"
- "Para Spectrum 16K/48K"
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Re: Little bugs in the database

Post by druellan » Wed Oct 31, 2018 11:51 am

I wonder why [MOD] Manic Miner - Highscore Challenge - https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... 6&id=34429 has this screen capture?

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Looks like it was captured just at the end of the level, when everything flashes.
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Re: Little bugs in the database

Post by Juan F. Ramirez » Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:25 pm

Juan F. Ramirez wrote:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:12 am
At a first view, it seems almost every Firebird, Encore, Beyond, The Hit Squad & Mastetronic title has a redundant inlay. I'll post if any other company has the same issue.
Also Bug-Byte.
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Re: Little bugs in the database

Post by Alessandro » Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:25 pm

The loading screen for Chickin Chase is wrong. It is an in-game screen in fact.

This is the correct one. (The error was most probably carried over from the WoS database which also shows the same, wrong screen.)

Speaking about loading screens, here is the new one for Death Pit (see my previous post in this thread).
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Ramsbottom Smith...

Post by 8BitAG » Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:38 pm

The

Ramsbottom Smith... https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... 6&id=34416

entry, is missing one of the authors...

namely

Gareth Pitchford
https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... el_id=5192
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