added numbers of players supported offline/Bluetooh/Arena for N-Gage
added numbers of players supported Bluetooh for Gizmondo
added PlayStation tech spec - DJ Controller, NeoCon Joypad and Fighting Stick PS
added ZX Spectrum tech spec - Kempston Mouse
Dec 15, 2005
added Linux tech spec - requires Windows version
added SEGA Master system tech spec - Paddle Controller
Nov 22, 2005
added Xbox 360 as a supported platform
Nov 21, 2005
various spelling errors
Nov 14, 2005
added Monthly Subscription as a tech spec for Windows games
Nov 06, 2005
Fixed incorrect title that was being displayed on game group page.
Nov 04, 2005
users can maintain a playlist of games they like, are playing, have played and plan on playing. You can edit your playlist from your account page. Your playlist will also be displayed on your account page.
made a change to the game group sheet so that selected shots and covers are randomly selected instead of just the first five games in the group.
fixed bug on company page where the recent game list didn't put game titles on seperate lines.
Made improvements to how MobyGames looks when using IE5 or IE55. MobyGames is most functional on a modern browser. If you use IE5 or IE55, you should upgrade to something like FireFox, Opera or IE6
worked around a bug where IE6 would sometimes cause part of a review to dissapear off the screen. All you IE users, have you thought about using Firefox instead?
fixed a bug where sometimes a rejected cover was displayd on a game group page.
Oct 30, 2005
fixed bug where proper company name wasn't always displayed on the preview page in the new game wizard.
logos on company page are now displayed from most recent logo to oldest logo.
fixed bug where edit account preferences page didn't wrap properly, causing the page to extend too far horizontally.
fixed some appearance problems with the mobydark theme.
Oct 25, 2005
fixed bug where company overview page would not display if the company had more than one overview.
Oct 24, 2005
Logos for companies can now be contributed.
Fixed a bug where sometimes during the new game wizard you would be prompted to pick a cover group during the cover art step.
Fixed a bug where sometimes game group pages would incorrectly show cover art other than the front cover .
Fixed various bugs with the do it your self Ad Wizard
Fixed some typos on various pages
Fixed layout bug on site search page
Oct 16, 2005
Fixed bug where a users contribution page was not always reflecting what was approved.
Oct 12, 2005
added J-DOS required for PC-98 as a tech spec for DOS
Sep 25, 2005
added Game Sharing as a tech spec for PSP
Sep 13, 2005
added J-Cart as a tech spec for Genesis
Sep 11, 2005
added TRS-80 CoCo as a supported platform - was part of TRS-80 before
Sep 01, 2005
added Commodore 128 as a supported platform - was part of C64 before
Aug 18, 2005
Plastic Folder added as a packaging selection for DOS, Booter, Apple II
added Dreamcast VS Cable as a tech spec
Aug 17, 2005
added PAL 50/60 HZ and 60 Hz tech attributes for PS2, GC, XB, and DC
add a lot more titles/roles for credits classification, please pay attention when classifying
Aug 06, 2005
Fixed some typos on various pages
Aug 05, 2005
fixed bug where coutries could not be assigned to release info.
Aug 04, 2005
Added link to ChangeLog from the main page (it's on the left side under the 'Other' menu).
The number of required contribution points required to turn off advertising has been cut in half. Please visit your account preferences page for more details.
Release information and source are now required when adding credits to the database. This additional information is helpful for approvers.
Ads are no longer displayd when entering new games into the database
Usernames are now clickable on the 'Featured Game' panel on the home page.
Ads are no longer displayed on the Poll Wizard page.
Fixed a bug with quick search where sometimes the 'show all' link would not work.
Fixed bugs with editing/adding/removing items from have and want lists.
Improved RSS feeds from 0.91 to RSS 2.0. Also fixed a bug where feeds weren't validating correctly.
Fixed bug where ads were being displayed some developer pages, even if ads were turned off in your account preferences.
Fixed a bug when adding polls, sometimes the order of the responses would change.
Fixed sme bugs with the speller, where hovering the misspelled word sometimes didn't work on certain browsers and sometimes didn't work with the mobydark theme.
Fixed a bug where viewing approvals from your account page might show duplicate information for certnain submissions (screenshots, developer portraits, box covers and a few others)
Fixed a bug where changed tech-info submissions were not properly replaced when approved.
Fixed a bug where submitting company release info for a game sometimes rendered incorrectly in IE and Opera
Fixed a bug where a list of games with company information would always display the current company name, regardless of which company name was actually assigned to to the game. This bug appeared in many places, but most notably developer sheets and game group sheets.
fixed a bug where the new game list sometimes displayed the wrong 'added on' date.
Jul 31, 2005
added MSX as a supported platform
Jul 30, 2005
added Amstrad CPC as a supported platform
Jul 18, 2005
added PC-FX as a supported platform
Jul 08, 2005
Brazilian DJCTQ rating system added
Jul 07, 2005
new OFLC ratings added
Jun 30, 2005
we're working with http://www.replacementdocs.com to provide manual scans, and other documents included with the a game. Game sheets now have a link on the left panel called 'Manuals/Docs'.
we are no longer linking to JustAdventure.com from a game's related sites page
the page for viewing and rating a game has been split into two seperate pages; one to view the MobyScore and the other rate it.
attributions are now displayed on game group pages
the page for viewing a game rating has been redesigned to better display games with large numbers of platforms (such as Lemmings which has 15 platforms). Previously, each platform had it's own column which worked fine a year or two ago when MobyGames did not have so many platforms. A seperate section showing the overall rating in each category with rating descriptions has also been added.
platform name has been added to the list of games added by a user -- for example this list.
platform name has been added to the list of reviews written by a user -- for example this list
various formatting changes for the MobyDark style, including how news items are displayed.
when reviewing a game, you are now prompted to rate it during the submission.
when viewing a game review, stars are displayed based on the user's rating -- thanks to moby user John Robertson for the suggestion.
removed logon/logoff links from left panel on company pages.
attribute categories now have descriptions, which are displayed when editing tech-info/ratings and on an attributes rap sheet.
'submitted by' column is now sortable for game additions and company additions.
fixed bug where game giveaway message was only being displayed for logged on users
fixed bug where sometimes a game's official website wasn't being displayed
fixed bug that prevented featured games from being added
fixed bug where a game's rating system page would show rating categories as "unknown", even though the category isn't allowed for that time period.
fixed bug in approval notifications where platform name was being displayed instead of review one liner
fixed bug with moby tags where all categories were being searched, regardless of what category the moby tag contained
fixed bug where deleted reviews were still showing up in the site search results.
fixed bug where deleted company akas were still showing up in the quick search results.
fixed a bug where some release info sometimes wasn't grouped together properly on a games release info page
a bug has been fixed where new platforms added to an existing game were not showing up in have/want lists making it appear that the game wasn't added when in fact it was.
Jun 29, 2005
Microphone added as a tech attribute for the Dreamcast - thanks to Sciere
Mouse added as a tech attribute for the Dreamcast - thanks to Sciere
Clans added as a tech attribute for the Xbox - thanks to Sciere
Jun 06, 2005
added Turkey as country to be selected - thanks to EboMike
updated guidelines for ad blurbs
updated main contribution page
easter eggs added to the list of items you can contribute along with tips/tricks/hints
updated the contribution guide for tips/tricks
Jun 04, 2005
Plastic Bag added as a packaging selection for DOS, PC Booter, and Apple II
Jun 02, 2005
added Gizmondo as a supported platform
Jun 01, 2005
Plastic Case added as a packaging selection for the Atari ST
May 25, 2005
added TRS 80 as a supported platform
Apr 24, 2005
added Media Type for CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, Floppy, and Download for PC platforms
Apr 22, 2005
fixed a bug where some release info sometimes wasn''t grouped together properly on a games release info page
Apr 21, 2005
added changelog to MobyGames
fixed bug that prevented some (in rare circumstances) users from changing their password
<pre> tag now allowed in most places where text is contributed.