Talk:Editing Rules: Games

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Should we have a rule regarding games containing pornographic imagery? I know it's a bit too obvious, plus there are not many of these and we are unlikely to have someone making articles on them, but still. --Жукороп (talk) 10:38, 6 May 2022 (EDT)

I put some commentary lines in screenshot area of Bishoujo Shashinkan: Studio Cut (FDS) many years ago regarding the topic. If the rules would apply on any X-rated in-game pics then the same would be for gore scenes (like graveyard Game Over clips in WaxWorks (DOS) ). A good idea is to take less intense variants of screenshots (if a game provides you with some of alike). Without the variations one should deprive a song page of images, shortly speaking, do not use any in a sub game template. --Cancer (talk) 17:00, 6 May 2022 (EDT)
"Less intense" is what I thought, too, though the question really remains with song pages that will require intense screenshots. I don't actually know of any, but for a start, I do know that Samantha Fox Strip Poker (C64) and Hollywood Poker Pro were scored by famous musicians (Hubbard & Hülsbeck), the biggest Amiga database requires a login for adult games, and even AVGN didn't dare show Sex Games (C64). Lemon64, Atarimania and MobyGames don't hide anything at all. Lemon Amiga warns but also allows search; maybe the VGMPF could do with a filter/replacement picture, too. But so far that's only ideas. --Professor Chaos (talk) 18:31, 6 May 2022 (EDT)
I've updated the relevant rules pages. In short, avoid nudity or gore if you can. If you can't, censor the offending portion of the image. --TheAlmightyGuru (talk) 14:21, 7 February 2023 (EST)


What is the best way to list several songs used on one track? My first two (different) attempts:

And there will be more such tracks, like in Frogger, Lemmings (that Christmas/Morricone mix), 3D Frog Man (W32) (two Christmas songs), quite a few by Rob Hubbard, no doubt more Christmas- or film-themed games... maybe Parodius? --Professor Chaos (talk) 19:10, 8 May 2022 (EDT)

Wolfenstein 3D (DOS) had this same situation with The March to War track. TheAlmightyGuru just listed all the original composers and arranger in the 'composer' field. --Жукороп (talk) 03:52, 9 May 2022 (EDT)
Yeah, that was the best approach I could think of. You want to add more granularity in the song page. For example, you can write that from timestamp 0:20-1:08 it plays the first song, then, from 1:09 to 2:15 it plays the second song. Something like that. --TheAlmightyGuru (talk) 14:21, 7 February 2023 (EST)