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One of the most requested features is now live, the ability to view the most popular mods and games.

Posted by INtense! on Jul 16th, 2012

One feature that people have continually asked for, is the ability to browse the most popular trending games, mods, groups and engines on the site. Until now on the homepage right menu we used to show the top few but no more. That all changes starting today, because you can now browse the most popular content. Here are the links:

Most Popular: Mods | Games | Engines | Groups | Companies


And as an added bonus, I have also coded in the ability to browse the highest rated content:

Highest Rated: Mods | Games | Engines


To help you promote your mod, game, engine or group we have just created a few dynamic buttons for you to embed on your homepage, facebook, forums, blog etc. You will find these buttons on your mod, game, engines or groups homepage and they look like this:

Gnomoria

and one for rating:

Gnomoria


We are pretty excited by this change and hope you enjoy it too. If you have any questions or need help promoting your content with these buttons, just leave a comment.

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3dRobbo
3dRobbo Jul 16 2012, 5:46am says:

This is very cool, a lot easier to see which games are trending each day and get the latest updates.

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DUBONTIME™
DUBONTIME™ Jul 16 2012, 11:19pm replied:

now we need like button for images :)

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xbeton0L
xbeton0L Sep 14 2012, 6:19pm replied:

Nah.

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rocknroll237
rocknroll237 Nov 14 2012, 12:22pm replied:

I'd like this feature...

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[$#!T-Happens]
[$#!T-Happens] Jul 16 2012, 5:53am says:

already lovin it :D

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Meister_Wolo
Meister_Wolo Jul 16 2012, 5:56am says:

Great!

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SirPrimalform
SirPrimalform Jul 16 2012, 5:56am says:

The popular and highest rated links seem to be exactly the same..?

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INtense!
INtense! Jul 16 2012, 6:05am replied:

Good catch I have fixed the links

+5 votes     reply to comment
medve
medve Jul 16 2012, 6:15am says:

idtech2 is more popular then 3?

+2 votes     reply to comment
ninja_derpify
ninja_derpify Jul 16 2012, 6:25am says:

Woo!

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ShrikeGFX
ShrikeGFX Jul 16 2012, 6:35am says: Online

Can we maybe somehow filter after "Watchers" ?

Like a game beeing out 1 week with 1000 watchers is probably more liked than a game beeing out 1 year with 100k Views but 100 watchers.

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mgs2
mgs2 Jul 16 2012, 7:56am says:

I hope that small mods wouldn't get affected by this.

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NekoGenijalan
NekoGenijalan Jul 16 2012, 7:58am says:

Excellent!

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n5p29
n5p29 Jul 16 2012, 8:21am says:

but why not put the "Embed Buttons" part at the mod's/group's Stats page instead on body part of the mod's/group's individual pages? D:
it's kinda unpleasant to see if you're the member of the mod/group.

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ℒuna-tic™
ℒuna-tic™ Jul 16 2012, 8:35am replied:

The current position is just in the way, yea, I agree with moving them to the stats page, or make them optional so they can be turned off in the "Edit group/Page" tab.

The buttons are useful for a short stint of spreading links, then they're just taking up space, at least move them to the bottom of the page out of the way of the main content...

They are a good idea, but they need to be less obtrusive.

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feillyne
feillyne Jul 16 2012, 8:42am replied:

Or moved to the right side of main profile under "Twitter" or under Statistics box (not page).

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ℒuna-tic™
ℒuna-tic™ Jul 16 2012, 8:45am replied:

There would be good.

Or give the admins of a game/group the ability to arrange a groups tabs, like you can do on DeviantART, you could move and match till it suited you, now THAT would be cool :)

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INtense!
INtense! Jul 16 2012, 8:48am replied:

only developers see these buttons - normal users browsing wont.

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ℒuna-tic™
ℒuna-tic™ Jul 16 2012, 9:01am replied:

On any game page I visit, I can't see the buttons respectively, but any group I visit, be I an admin or not, they're there, could you make them movable to the Stats tab with something like a checkbox in the Edit Group page, or just move them out of the way, as smack-bang in the middle of a groups page above the images is a little obtrusive...

Thanks

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INtense!
INtense! Jul 17 2012, 6:17am replied:

I've just made the buttons only show up in a few places

+3 votes     reply to comment
Darkbladecr
Darkbladecr Jul 16 2012, 8:51am says:

Pretty cool system! Great work!

+2 votes     reply to comment
PulgaBorracha
PulgaBorracha Jul 16 2012, 9:46am says:

Finally something great for those lazy gamers!

+2 votes     reply to comment
SPY-maps
SPY-maps Jul 16 2012, 10:24am says:

really nice guys!!!
this is indeed a big help,
thank you so much for this!!

leon

+2 votes     reply to comment
Rus[T]
Rus[T] Jul 16 2012, 12:07pm says:

The site really needed this, yeeaaah!

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Rus[T]
Rus[T] Jul 16 2012, 12:10pm says:

Oh, btw, like ShrikeGFX mentioned, an option to browse by the number of watchers would be great!

+5 votes     reply to comment
Dragonlord
Dragonlord Jul 16 2012, 12:57pm says:

Links show up on game profiles and groups but not engine profiles.

+2 votes     reply to comment
MattmanDude
MattmanDude Jul 16 2012, 2:16pm says:

Nice... you guys ought to do the same with the top 100 members. :D

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Garyn Dakari
Garyn Dakari Jul 16 2012, 2:41pm replied:

LOL, probably actually a bad idea though xD

+2 votes     reply to comment
feillyne
feillyne Jul 16 2012, 2:45pm replied:

Very bad unless I can make my profile hidden without making it private. :-P

+1 vote     reply to comment
bom667
bom667 Jul 16 2012, 3:32pm says:

So awesome!! Can you do this while you are running a sale??

+3 votes     reply to comment
PetrifiedPenguin
PetrifiedPenguin Jul 16 2012, 9:06pm says:

Awesome! Great idea!

+2 votes     reply to comment
jaxa
jaxa Jul 17 2012, 6:28pm says:

wh... where da buttons at??!!

+2 votes     reply to comment
jaxa
jaxa Jul 17 2012, 7:02pm says:

To get buttons:

Take a URL like these:

Button.moddb.com
Button.moddb.com

Replace "mods" with "games" for Indies. Maybe also with "groups", "users" or other types. The number at the end is the ID of the project. You can find it by going to a project page and viewing the URL for the image header or something like that. It should have the number in the URL.

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jaxa
jaxa Jul 17 2012, 7:35pm says:

How about changing the wrench logo to the project/game/engine/user/group's icon?

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INtense!
INtense! Jul 19 2012, 4:10am replied:

thought about it, but might be a little ugly and most games will be adding these buttons to their homepage so changing the icon wont be super-relevant

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Raffael
Raffael Jul 21 2012, 3:01pm says:

Works nice, thanks for the update.

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epicbox
epicbox Jul 21 2012, 10:50pm says:

Sounds amazing, thanks a lot guys. This will help about everyone who's looking for mods.

+2 votes     reply to comment
foo_jam2002
foo_jam2002 Aug 1 2012, 2:34pm says:

Updates on the 100 mod list come twice a day, am i right?

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moddlord1
moddlord1 Aug 8 2012, 5:38pm says:

i have made 2 fan groups = warhammer dark forces,science fiction,fantasy clan today it was no:5 in populair groups and orc clan and orcs fan group today no:12.the rating is a great addition for the members and for the makers. much thanks

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ShadowFear
ShadowFear Nov 4 2012, 9:15pm says:

"One of the most requested features is now live"

A new feature but kind of ignore how the comment system is broken?

I understand the priorities now. THAT'S COOL!

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maxdamage
maxdamage Feb 1 2013, 5:03pm says:

I hope we will be able to check our comment history in our profiles as it is impossible for me to remember each page I posted on here... :( Seems to be not a priority atm. :( I hope others see this and request it.

Thanks.

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legionostra
legionostra May 14 2013, 7:51am says:

The top rated mods and the most popular mods are both full of bad mods obiously no one likes them ex: one of the highest rated mods is a troll mod its just spam...

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