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== Comments ==
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==Classification method==
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Currently, games are first divided in Free/Reimplemented/Commercial/Emulators/MMO and only then they are grouped by genre. I'd like to see the opposite, i.e. first group by genre (also in [[Template:Games navigation]]) and only inside each genre make the distinction between native/emulators, free/commercial and whatever distinction better suits that particular genre.
  
== Suggestions ==
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Note that this topic has already been briefly touched on in [[Talk:Common_Applications/Games/MMO#MMOG]] by me and AlexanderR, but more opinions are needed.
  
Svenstaro, this page is about game listings.  If you think it belongs here, could you add it to the end of the page? --[[User:Gen2ly|Gen2ly]] 19:59, 2 December 2009 (EST)
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-- [[User:Kynikos|Kynikos]] 08:45, 5 February 2012 (EST)
  
I do believe that this info should be in front since the page is simply called "Games". A general info on games and playing games on Arch with possible issues would seem more appropriate to me than simply a list of games. Perhaps we can agree that an article with a general name as this one would contain some general info too. The article is not called "Game Listing" and thus some info apart from just a list of games should be here. The length of the list alone draws visual attention to it so what would be wrong with having general info for the user first? --[[User:Svenstaro|Svenstaro]] 20:08, 2 December 2009 (EST)
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:+1 -- when browsing games, one would logically search by genre first. The genre classification scheme is more consistent with the other Common Applications pages, too, where applications are organized by type first, then by UI/platform (graphical or console). -- [[User:Pointone|pointone]] 12:25, 4 March 2012 (EST)
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== Formatting question ==
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The first letter of the description should be capitalized?
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:There's no official policy, but it seems that most descriptions start with lowercase unless the first word is a proper name. -- [[User:Kynikos|Kynikos]] 06:15, 5 March 2012 (EST)
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== Ordering ==
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Should we start to sort the list alphabetically? [[User:Leper|Leper]] 12:24, 26 March 2012 (EDT)
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:Yep, every improvement is welcome :) -- [[User:Kynikos|Kynikos]] 05:27, 27 March 2012 (EDT)
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::Sorted [[Common Applications/Games/Free]]. I haven't sorted the Java based FPS as that section seemed odd. -- [[User:Leper|Leper]] 12:16, 27 March 2012 (EDT)
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== Flash/Html5 ==
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Flash/Html5 games does not fit this section, right?--[[User:Flu|Flu]] ([[User talk:Flu|talk]]) 22:12, 19 November 2012 (UTC)
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Ok, read, it does not. [[User:Flu|Flu]] ([[User talk:Flu|talk]]) 19:25, 20 November 2012 (UTC)

Revision as of 19:25, 20 November 2012

Classification method

Currently, games are first divided in Free/Reimplemented/Commercial/Emulators/MMO and only then they are grouped by genre. I'd like to see the opposite, i.e. first group by genre (also in Template:Games navigation) and only inside each genre make the distinction between native/emulators, free/commercial and whatever distinction better suits that particular genre.

Note that this topic has already been briefly touched on in Talk:Common_Applications/Games/MMO#MMOG by me and AlexanderR, but more opinions are needed.

-- Kynikos 08:45, 5 February 2012 (EST)

+1 -- when browsing games, one would logically search by genre first. The genre classification scheme is more consistent with the other Common Applications pages, too, where applications are organized by type first, then by UI/platform (graphical or console). -- pointone 12:25, 4 March 2012 (EST)

Formatting question

The first letter of the description should be capitalized?

There's no official policy, but it seems that most descriptions start with lowercase unless the first word is a proper name. -- Kynikos 06:15, 5 March 2012 (EST)

Ordering

Should we start to sort the list alphabetically? Leper 12:24, 26 March 2012 (EDT)

Yep, every improvement is welcome :) -- Kynikos 05:27, 27 March 2012 (EDT)
Sorted Common Applications/Games/Free. I haven't sorted the Java based FPS as that section seemed odd. -- Leper 12:16, 27 March 2012 (EDT)

Flash/Html5

Flash/Html5 games does not fit this section, right?--Flu (talk) 22:12, 19 November 2012 (UTC) Ok, read, it does not. Flu (talk) 19:25, 20 November 2012 (UTC)