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extra Game Genres

Tue Apr 08, 2008 11:23 am

Can somone in the Gamebase team add extra options to the database file in Gamebase such as shoot em up\Galaxians etc so to give a more accurate discription of games. Maybe in a future update to the Gamebase frontend or as a downloadable file to overwrite the empty one included in the gamebase frontend.
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Wed Nov 05, 2008 2:55 am

I want to say +1 to this idea. :idea:
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Wed Nov 05, 2008 11:40 am

I am still working on APPSnTOOLSbase64, a collection that contains C64 non-game software.
So I can't do much with the standard genres list in the GameBase frontend.
I want to use genres like Graphics/Drawing (HiRes) or Utilities/Disk drive.
If you have Microsoft Access installed, you can open the MDB with it and edit the tables Genres and P_Genres. That's how I did it and it works.
However, it would be much easier to edit these tables directly with the frontend or (better) with the GameBase Toolbox.
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Wed May 12, 2010 6:33 pm

sorry for activating this old topic....

Is it still not possible, to add new Genres in Gambease ? :oops:

I haven't MS Access, so i used OpenOfficeOrg, to add some new Genres in the GB/*.mdb...

Unfortunately, the edited *.mdb seems to be broken now....(runtime error 94)
Of course, i've first made a copy of my orig. *.mdb, so no data's are lost :wink:

It would be nice to have this Feature directly in the GB Toolbox !
GB done: Philips VG 5000, Sord-M5, Acorn Atom, Enterprise v1.00
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Wed May 12, 2010 6:38 pm

add to v1.4 thread :)
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GB done: Philips VG 5000, Sord-M5, Acorn Atom, Enterprise v1.00
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Thu May 26, 2011 11:31 pm

To bump an aging thread, I've found its quite easy done even without MS Access.

I used MDB Browser and Editor 2.3 (freeware)
http://download.com.com/3000-2210-10150 ... ag=lst-0-1

I was able to add my own parent and sub genres, removed unused ones, etc.

Surprising its very easy to use. :D

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