Wikidata:Property proposal/Games Database game ID

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Games Database game ID[edit]

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Descriptionidentifier of a video game in the Games Database
RepresentsGames Database (Q79236313)
Data typeExternal identifier
DomainQ7889
Allowed values[1-9]\d*
Example 1Gran Turismo 2 (Q980535) → 1008191
Example 2Table Tennis (Q56042289)1004446
Example 3Radiant Silvergun (Q3416463)1681880
Example 4Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes (Q2480047)1001539
Example 5Tetris DX (Q2745604)1010164
Example 6Radiant Silvergun (Q3416463)1030642
Example 7Radiant Silvergun (Q3416463)1006598
Example 8Radiant Silvergun (Q3416463)2293580
External linksUse in sister projects: [ar][de][en][es][fr][he][it][ja][ko][nl][pl][pt][ru][sv][vi][zh][commons][species][wd].
Number of IDs in source50332
Expected completenessalways incomplete (Q21873886)
Formatter URLhttps://www.gamesdatabase.org/game.aspx?id=$1
See alsoWikidata:Property proposal/Games Database system ID

Motivation[edit]

Games Database (Q79236313) is a database of 50,000+ video games. Between its former domain (gamesdbase.com) and the current one, there is decent usage on Wikipedias − they use the slug form (such as game/nintendo-game-boy-color/tetris-dx) however the internal ID is accessible in the source code of the page and seems more stable. These entries are per-platform-realization, ans so one of our Q7889 items may map to more than one entry. Entries have links to the MAME ROM name (P2451) (which will help for initial matching), as well as to The Old School Emulation Center (Q7671047) and No-Intro project (which I still have to figure out if/how to integrate). Jean-Fred (talk) 22:35, 21 December 2019 (UTC)

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Discussion[edit]

  • Symbol support vote.svg Support David (talk) 07:06, 22 December 2019 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support --Tinker Bell 01:00, 27 December 2019 (UTC)
  • @Jean-Frédéric: I tried to create this property but an automatic check failed: example value " 1008191" does not match regular expression \d+. Please fix your proposal and your property will be created shortly. This is an automated message but do not hesitate to ping me if you need any help. − Pintoch (talk) 11:45, 14 January 2020 (UTC)
    @Pintoch: Hmmm, as far as I can see, \d+ does match `1008191` no? Is that a leading space issue? I changed the regex to [1-9]\d* (which may or may not be better ^_^). Jean-Fred (talk) 12:32, 14 January 2020 (UTC)