There's apparently a LGBT-themed sale on Steam next week already, then there's the Halloween sale at the end of October, then the Steam Awards Nominations sale (autumn sale, my favorite one) in November and then the Winter saleAnother month, another awesome thread!
Sales season is approaching fast, look out
Are you guys bullying lash again?
yeah, there's gonna be A LOT of sales!There's apparently a LGBT-themed sale on Steam next week already, then there's the Halloween sale at the end of October, then the Steam Awards Nominations sale (autumn sale, my favorite one) in November and then the Winter sale
We already are in the sales season and no one told us
are they? are they really?
Hey everyone! Today we shipped some updates to Deep Dive, based on your feedback.
Our first build was a little rough around the edges; we've since made some optimizations that should make results considerably faster. We're still working on further improvements, so let us know what you think.
We aim to make Deep Dive's three types of recommendations clearer with a new layout where each recommender method appears in its own column, topped by a clearly labeled header. Additionally, the freed space makes the whole layout more compact, cutting down on scrolling when using smaller displays.
Mix & Match Recommenders
You now have the ability to mix and match recommenders. Simply click on the header of each column to rotate between Very Similar, Somewhat Similar, and Similar Gem matches.
New Keystone Tag Matcher Algorithm
In the previous version we used three recommender algorithms: the default algorithm Steam uses on More Like This pages, a loose match algorithm that would return 2nd-degree matches, and the Gems matcher that looks for well-loved but little-known games.
The loose match algorithm was previously a bit of a performance drain. It would first find a dozen or so matches using the default algorithm, and then it would re-run the default algorithm on all of those matches. Not surprisingly, this takes about 12 times as long as a regular query.
We've since replaced that algorithm with a new matcher that more closely matches one of those found in the original Diving Bell prototype. This is what Lars calls the Keystone Tag matcher, which is an algorithm that only considers tag similarity, and in early testing it seems pretty good at returning games that closely match the structure of the chosen game. Let us know what you think!
We've relabeled the algorithms accordingly:
Previous version of Deep Dive
New version of Deep Dive
- Very Similar --> More Like This
- Somewhat Similar --> Loose matcher
- Similar Gems --> Gems
- Very Similar --> Keystone Tag matcher
- Somewhat Similar --> More Like This
- Similar Gems --> Gems
Probably because most of those options are much more obvious on the new game pages. And since the new library includes both the grid mode and the more detailed pages once you select a game, they probably felt it was redundant and cluttered up the right-click menu for no reason.I was trying to organize my library, and I noticed that this seems like a dumb downgrade to me:
Why remove all the options to go directly to the community pages (forums, hub, guide, news) and instead force me to click on the game? That's annoying.
I agree that they're more obvious than they used to be, but I liked the option of directly navigating to the community area I wanted to be in.Probably because most of those options are much more obvious on the new game pages. And since the new library includes both the grid mode and the more detailed pages once you select a game, they probably felt it was redundant and cluttered up the right-click menu for no reason.
Might and magic clash of heroes is $2.50 on steam
get it already you schmucks.
I plan on getting this figure but since it cost over $200USD (the place I get my figures from is selling it for $220USD but I do get free shipping and they do ship items individually if your total is over $150USD. That's right I can order 10 $15 figures and have them all shipped individually instead of one big package and why would I want that? Because some of those figures release months apart)Buy this to get a special MC badge from lashman. Only $200.
Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout is coming to PS4, Switch, and PC in the west this October/November, and those who really find themselves head over heels for its protagonwww.crunchyroll.com