Work has officially begun on V5 of the DBolical sites. Our goal is keeping the same layout with minor improvements, that focus on usability, responsiveness and mobile support. At the moment we are testing various CSS frameworks to see what works best.

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Meet us at E3 2018

Meet us at E3 2018

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We will be attending E3 2018, keen to chat to modders and game developers about ModDB, IndieDB and mod.io.

v5 preview

v5 preview

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For the past 6 months we have been working on a redesign of ModDB and IndieDB, whose design was last updated in 2008. We invite you to join the alpha.

Some feedback to Mod DB v5!

Some feedback to Mod DB v5!

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v5 will bring many new features like a design that is much more up-to-date than the current one. In this article I'll provide some feedback to this new...

Widgets everywhere... and v5!

Widgets everywhere... and v5!

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To make sharing downloads, games, mods easier we've created an easy to use widget system. Oh and work has finally begun on v5, learn how you can get access...

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RoozyDB
RoozyDB

When I used the v5 beta and looked over my profile, I was shocked that I have had the most negative feedback. I'm not upset, but I was just stunned.
I'm not using V5 anymore.

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Thanoshld
Thanoshld

I have noticed that everytime you give karma to a comment, the page automatically scrolls to the top, rather than staying where it is. Same with editing (editing and replying doesn't work at all it seems). Other than that I am still using the v.5 continuously for the past months without any real issues.

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iCrazyBlaze
iCrazyBlaze

Why is the Edit Mod dialog so broken? Apart from that though, v5 is doing well! Make sure to add the ability to switch between v4 and v5 in the future though. Also, can we have the same login options as GameFront, with the ability to log in with Steam, Google or Discord?

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RoozyDB
RoozyDB

Oh yes. Just please let them implement that.

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Thanoshld
Thanoshld

How is v.5 coming along? I haven't seen an update for quite a while :) .

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RoozyDB
RoozyDB

Me too

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ℱℓσℊℊℯɾ
ℱℓσℊℊℯɾ

First of all I like the looks and feel of the new design needs polishing for sure and more responsiveness CSS but it is obvious that it would become later...
Tho in my personal opinion I think we need more functionalities:
1- The user panel for example needs some expansion maybe add a "Create" button with drop down list , users can add addons, mods , games ,articles etc more quickly...

2- Possible live feedback from our tracked groups or users, like live notification of adding of images or status or addons or mods etc...which can possibly help making things more active and live notification of private messages.

3- Just like what we have in Twitter the ability to pin tweets maybe here on Mod DB we can have the ability to pin comments which can be really helpful for mods and games but users should also be able to use it on their profile which for users it can be the equivalent of status update, to make these more active or more accessible or reachable we could have "Latest Status Updates" list or box of users on the homepage.

4- Frankly if someone replied to another member or mentioned him, the notification can be lost in the updates page without like pop up notification (as user enters the site) or highlight of the reply or mention(Inside the updates page) the user might just scroll past them in hurry skipping them, making a highlighted short summery of the reply or mention in the updates page can be quite handy as well.

5- Each group could possibly use a chat room and one big public chat room for the whole site.

6- Possible integration of Mod DB site into an app just like Steam..

7- The ability to track the posts being posted on a group page or on our profiles.(Should be optional)
These were some of my and others opinions about functionalities...

Regarding looks well, the logo could be bigger and it needs to standout more frankly it doesn't have to be tilted, we could have that cartoonic wrench character leaning on the M or right beside it ?

All in all regarding the looks it's quite good.

BTW I noticed a bug when you enter a non commented image on your profile or group you can see a button for the 2nd page of comments and upon clicking on it you end up being shown the first images uploaded on the images bar.

Also a bug in the bottom of forum thread,Comment box showing up incorrectly

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iCrazyBlaze
iCrazyBlaze

After playing around with the new website preview mode, here is a feature I would love to see: ability to connect more social media sites like Discord, YouTube, Twitch etc. to ModDB.

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iCrazyBlaze
iCrazyBlaze

I think that the top red bar should have the glitchy-looking red texture seen in the normal mode...

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Lucífer
Lucífer

The grey is missing its black polka dots texture. Mhmm...
Just more polka dots in general really.

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