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Kong should allow us to use our EB games gift cards to purchase kreds.

 
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Thnx.this is a good tip :)

 
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IT IS MY FIRM BELIEF THAT A “BADGE SUGGESTIONS THREADWITHIN THE KONGREGATE FORUM, AVAILABLE TO A LIMITED FORUM COMMUNITY, IS INSUFFICIENT FOR THE ENTIRE KONGREGATE COMMUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN DETERMINING WHICH GAMES GET BADGED
ALTHOUGH KONGREGATERS CAN INFLUENCE BADGING THROUGH RATINGS, I ALSO BELIEVE THAT THAT IS INSUFFICIENT
THEREFORE I HIGHLY SUGGEST AND RECOMMEND AND ADVOCATE AND SANCTION AND EXTOL A BUTTON INCLUDED WITHIN GAMES THAT ALLOWS ONE TO PRESS IT AND IT INCREASES A COUNT
A COUNT CALLED: THIS GAME SHOULD BE BADGED!
HENCE, THE BADGEMAKERS SHALL BE ABLE TO SEE MORE COMMUNITY OPINION, AND ALLOW IT TO FURTHER INFLUENCE THEIR DECISIONSSSSS!!!!!!!!!

 
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The community at large has proven that they don’t really know what’s best for them. The badge suggestion thread is just that, a suggestion. If it happens to be what the final outcome is, that’s simply because the suggestion was what raw and/or Greg had in mind already.

They’ve both proven beyond a doubt that they’re more then capable of selecting the right badges for the right games.

 
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Originally posted by Vengeance007:

People can basically give their say just by rating the game, greg and raw don’t get every badge from that thread, but rather will look through it for some suggestions, and get many other games by looking at the game ratings. If a game is rated highly (usually over 3.75) it has a good chance, so if you really want it to because you like it, rate it highly, comment about it, and hope for the rest of the community to also rate it highly.

 
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It’s not as cut and dry as that. Most games on the site are written on Flash. A lot of phones don’t support Flash.

 
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You don’t generally log into games, though, only if they’re specifically made for mobile and specifically made as standalone games (so far Escape is the only one with that option). Otherwise, the Android app works well for all of the games on it, or just using the mobile site (m.Kongregate.com) work fine for the forums or some other games (I’ve used the mobile site just to play some multiplayer games with energy systems that involve just clicking a button when I don’t have access to a computer, and posting in the forums works nicely from it as well).

 
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Some companies also maintain separate environments for different websites that support the same game. For some games, environmental integrity is compromised if they allow someone with an advanced account on an old environment to log in with his same account in a new environment. For instance, if someone from a game server with level 100 accounts and end-game equipment then was able to log into a new server where people had not even reached level 50, that would be a bad thing. For other games, it’s a matter of resources or licensing. One portal may insist on having a sandboxed environment that doesn’t interact with a rival portal’s community. At other times, the developers simply don’t feel the time and cost in effort/resources is worth integrating accounts.

 
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WHEN are they going to add the new tag search system?

(searching for multiple tags and filtering out tags. for example: fantasy pixel -penguins <this will search for games with the fantasy and pixel tags but filter out those with the penguin tag)

 
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Kongregate need an app on IOS that you can look at your messages on without going to the main page to look at them

 
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Originally posted by 1800gamer:

Kongregate need an app on IOS that you can look at your messages on without going to the main page to look at them

Connect kong to your email and it works the same way.

 
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Why is there a separate forum inside the Gamestop App for PC and one here. They should be integrated in the Discover Beta tab of the app.

 
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Kongregate NEEDS TO REGULATE the games that are uploaded on the website… OTHER than just deleting games with a rating of 2/5 or lower. I would say that, hmmm, about 60% of games on kongregate can’t even be classified as games (you know what i mean). Most games end up with, like, 60 plays, even months after they were uploaded.

 
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Kongregate is the YouTube of games. Just like YouTube accepts all videos, regardless of quality (unless they break the terms of the site), so Kongregate accepts all games, regardless of quality.

 
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You trying to make fun of people with crazy ideas or just new to programming?

 
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Originally posted by HULKSMASHEDU:

You trying to make fun of people with crazy ideas or just new to programming?

I am saying that it is too easy to get a game on this site. Honestly, if i REALLY wanted to, I could post 50 games on this site, and only spend a total of about 3~5 minutes MAKING those 50 games. The bad part about that is that maybe i spent a lost of time drawing up a REALLY cool icon for each game, so each game, in the “under judgement” tab, would look really cool, my reasoning being that people associate really cool icons with really cool games.

So, with that happening, the crappy games (this is the answer to your question), as in the games with NO fun gameplay, NO replay value, COMPLETELY crap graphics (As in they took a photo from the internet and didn’t even make the background transparent), and more buggy aspects than working ones!

What I am saying is, there are games that, in all fairness, deserve tens of thousands of plays, yet receive less than one thousand plays.
In other words, I have seen a few really great games that, after a few months, have less than one thousand plays. Something happens, maybe a kid told their friends about it, that those friends to their friends about it, and that game gets over 100,000 plays in the next week-or-so.

 
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People just post random shitty games because they can, if they couldn’t there would be any shitty games here.

 
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Originally posted by lavaflame2:
Originally posted by xProStar:

People just post random shitty games because they can, if they couldn’t there wouldn’t be any shitty games here.

Thats my point exactly. In my opinion, if Kongregate took just a minute or two, LITERALLY a minute for each game that is put on kongregatte (yes, that adds up, but I do believe it is possible), and removed each crappy game, this site would be a lot better. (Again, I define crappy as copy+paste graphics, no gameplay value, and enough bugs to make it nearly unplayable)

That’s not feasible. “Crappy” is a subjective descriptor, and people’s opinions differ as to what is good. It’s obvious that many people loathe even the top rated games. Conversely, there are also a lot of fans of the low-rated, unpopular games. I highly doubt Kongregate would want to put someone on the payroll just to judge every single game on the site. That’s a waste of time, money, and manpower. One person would never get through every game, and paying several people to do that job would be an even more egregious waste of resources. This is why there is a rating system – they let the community decide what is “good” or “bad.” Even the bad ones deserve to be here as long as they aren’t breaking any rules.

Do you really think you would retain your Developer status if your idea were implemented?

 
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Thats my point exactly. In my opinion, if Kongregate took just a minute or two, LITERALLY a minute for each game that is put on kongregatte (yes, that adds up, but I do believe it is possible), and removed each crappy game, this site would be a lot better. (Again, I define crappy as copy+paste graphics, no gameplay value, and enough bugs to make it nearly unplayable)

If they froze all game uploads and worked nonstop at a min for each game, it would take about 47 days. They will not work non-stop and games will be continued to be uploaded.

I’m not sure if you are upset that your games aren’t getting the attention you think it deserves but as long as it is a non-stolen game, and game can be used very loosely, it can stay here. If you think a game should be removed, flag it.

 
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A remove all friends button needs to be added for when assholes add max friends to your acct

 
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Originally posted by devilishmatthew:

A remove all friends button needs to be added for when assholes add max friends to your acct

Nobody can add friends to your account without being logged in as you. Someone else adding you as a Friend only adds to your Fan count, not your Friend count. Keep your account information secure.

 
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Originally posted by mosemizrahi:
Originally posted by bungandre:


BLOB

Maybe you should post that in English so people can read. Many people don’t post with their main languages on English forums.

I ran it through Google Translate and came out with a bunch of ‘KHKHKHKH’ and the ocasional english word like ‘master’. Although, Google Translate is a machine translation rather than actual human translation.