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CLZ Games (Android)

v4.10.5: Moved some buttons to more logical places

September 3rd, 2018

Some changes in CLZ Games for you:

  • The buttons to switch folders, sorting and view options have been moved to more logical places to make them more accessible.
  • The skins and templates options are now only available from the settings screen.
  • The selection mode button has been removed, just tap and hold on an item to start selecting items.

Fixed:

  • Update from Core could (in some cases) overwrite manually entered information for the Series, Edition, Region, Description fields.

CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.11.1: Secure HTTPS connections

August 26th, 2018

Secure HTTPS connections, for your security and privacy

As indicated in our recent GDPR email, we are updating our software and services, to be more secure and to better protect your privacy.

Starting with version 4.11, CLZ Games now uses secure HTTPS connections for all communications with our servers:

  • for logging in with your username and password
  • for syncing your data with CLZ Cloud
  • for sending your searches to Core.

To make this possible, we have created new secure “entry points” on our servers, that are only allowing secure HTTPS connections. The new CLZ Games app only communicates with those secure entry points.

For your privacy and security, we strongly recommend updating your app to v4.11.

Changes:

  • The buttons to switch folders, sorting and view options have been moved to more logical places to make them more accessible.
  • The skins and templates options have been moved to the settings screen.
  • The selection mode button has been removed, just tap and hold on an item to start selecting items.

CLZ Games (Android)

v4.10.4: Bigger and easier to spot Add button!

May 14th, 2018

New for the Add Games screen:

  • Add button is now bigger and easier to spot (some new users missed the little round “+”).
  • Add button now “remembers” your collection vs. wish list selection. No need to pick from the Collection/Wish List popup menu every time you add anymore.
  • Remove from queue button is now bigger and easier to spot. Tap and hold on a barcode in the queue to select barcodes you want to remove.

Fixed:

  • Accented characters in sortnames/titles were sorted incorrectly.
  • Main screen: the over-sensitive quickscroll bar in the thumbnail view has been fixed.
  • Edit: ‘Done’- button doest not scroll from screen on manual scroll.
  • Edit: New ‘Unsaved changes’ dialog.
  • Cloud sync: Sync reporting ‘invalid xml’ in rare cases.

CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.10.2: Bigger and easier to spot Add button!

May 9th, 2018

New for the Add Games screen:

  • Add button is now bigger and easier to spot (some new users missed the little round “+”).
  • Add button now “remembers” your collection vs. wish list selection. No need to pick from the Collection/Wish List popup menu every time you add anymore.

Fixed:

  • Adding a game would clear the collection status filter in the main screen.
  • The sorting option screen would sometimes not fully show the chosen sort option when opened.
  • iPad: Main screen: the details view did not refresh after changing the details template.
  • iPad: Main screen: the ‘edit my rating’ pop up was rotated when in landscape mode.

CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.10: Many new sort options and a redesigned Select Sort Order screen

April 19th, 2018

We’ve added new fields to sort on to change the order in which your games are displayed in your list. Your game list will adapt to sort and show the field you’re sorting on. On top of that we’ve redesigned the Select Sort Order screen to make it more clear what you’re choosing.

Open the Select Sort Order screen by tapping the menu top right, then tap “Sort order”.

All available sort fields:

  • Platform, then Title (New!)
  • Platform, then Release Date (New!)
  • Title
  • Release Date
  • Order of Entry (New!)
  • Purchase Date (New!)
  • Purchase Price (New!)
  • Price Charting Value (New!)
  • Current Value (New!)
  • Completion Date (New!)
  • My Rating (New!)
  • Quantity (New!)
  • Index
  • Storage Device (New!)

All fields can be sorted either ascending or descending. Tap the field you wish to sort on, then tap “Apply” to confirm.


CLZ Games (Android)

v4.10: Many new sort options and a redesigned Select Sort Order screen

March 14th, 2018

We’ve added new fields to sort on to change the order in which your games are displayed in your list. Your game list will adapt to sort and show the field you’re sorting on. On top of that we’ve redesigned the Select Sort Order screen to make it more clear what you’re choosing.

Open the Select Sort Order screen by tapping the menu top right, then tap “Sort order”.

All available sort fields:

  • Platform, then Title (New!)
  • Platform, then Release Date (New!)
  • Title
  • Release Date
  • Order of Entry (New!)
  • Purchase Date (New!)
  • Purchase Price (New!)
  • Price Charting Value (New!)
  • Current Value (New!)
  • Completion Date (New!)
  • My Rating (New!)
  • Quantity (New!)
  • Index
  • Storage Device (New!)

All fields can be sorted either ascending or descending. Tap the field you wish to sort on, then tap “Apply” to confirm.


CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.9: Improved search features

February 21st, 2018

Quick Search: Search-As-You-Type suggestions

Instantly find and select a particular game in your local database:

  • In the Quick Search box, just start typing the first few letters of the title you are looking for.
  • While typing, a drop-down list will appear, showing the first five matching games (for most games, it only takes 2 or 3 letters before it shows up).
  • Once you see the game you were looking for, tap it to bring up its detail page
  • TIP: Tap the search button on the keyboard or tap “View All Results” to perform the normal search.

Quick Search now searches more fields

Now also searches in:

  • Series
  • Descriptions
  • Notes
  • Tags

Full list of fields that are now searched:

  • Title
  • Barcode
  • Platform
  • Series
  • Descriptions
  • Notes
  • Tags

Fixed:

  • Faster loading of details screen.
  • Crash within a few seconds of opening the app.
  • Crash when pressing ‘Change account info’ in the sync screen.

CLZ Games (Android)

v4.9: Improved search features

January 23rd, 2018

Quick Search: Search-As-You-Type suggestions

Instantly find and select a particular game in your local database:

  • In the Quick Search box, just start typing the first few letters of the title you are looking for.
  • While typing, a drop-down list will appear, showing the first five matching games (for most games, it only takes 2 or 3 letters before it shows up).
  • Once you see the game you were looking for, tap it to bring up its detail page
  • TIP: Tap the search button on the keyboard or tap “View All Results” to perform the normal search.

Quick Search now searches more fields

Now also searches in:

  • Series
  • Descriptions
  • Notes
  • Tags

Full list of fields that are now searched:

  • Title
  • Barcode
  • Platform
  • Series
  • Descriptions
  • Notes
  • Tags

CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.8.1: Automatic CLZ Cloud syncing!

January 10th, 2018

A new v4.8.1 update for your app is available now, with:

Automatic CLZ Cloud syncing

Add or edit games and your changes will auto-upload to the CLZ Cloud instantly.
Made changes on the desktop or Connect side? Just start the app and changes will download automatically.

Note: Auto-Syncing is switched OFF by default. Switch it ON in the “Sync with CLZ Cloud” screen.

The CLZ Cloud syncing will let you:

  1. Sync your data between devices, e.g. between your phone and your tablet. Or from your old phone to your new phone.
  2. View your database online using the free CLZ Cloud viewer website.
  3. Make an online backup of your data. Better safe than sorry!

New: ‘None’ folder entries

  • Added ‘None’ entries to list of folders: The [None] folder groups the books you have not set the field for on which you’re currently folder grouping.

Fixed:

  • Search cleared when the X button was pushed in the search bar of the main screen.

CLZ Games (Android)

v4.8: Automatic CLZ Cloud syncing!

December 6th, 2017

A new v4.8 update for your app is available now, with:

Automatic CLZ Cloud syncing
Add or edit games and your changes will auto-upload to the CLZ Cloud instantly.
Made changes on the desktop or Connect side? Just start the app and changes will download automatically.

Note: Auto-Syncing is switched OFF by default. Switch it ON in the “Sync with CLZ Cloud” screen.

Don’t have a CLZ Cloud account yet?
If you don’t have a CLZ Cloud account yet, We strongly recommend to signup up for one from the app. Using the CLZ Cloud is completely free!

The CLZ Cloud syncing will let you:

  1. Sync your data between devices, e.g. between your phone and your tablet. Or from your old phone to your new phone.
  2. View your database online using the free CLZ Cloud viewer website.
  3. Make an online backup of your data. Better safe than sorry!

CLZ Games (Android)

v4.7.3: Further improvements to the Add Games screen

November 22nd, 2017

In today’s update for the CLZ Games app, we have made further tweaks to the Add screen, to make it clearer than previous versions:

  • Add from CLZ Core:
    • Color high-lighting: Games already ‘on wish list’ now have an orange title, games already “in collection” show up with a blue title.
    • Slightly smaller font for the game title, so that longer titles fit better.


CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.6.10: Further improvements to the Add Games screen

November 9th, 2017

In today’s update for the CLZ Games app, we have made further tweaks to the Add screen, to make it clearer and (hopefully) more stable than previous versions:

  • Slightly smaller font for the game title, so that longer titles fit better.
  • Color high-lighting: Games already ‘on wish list’ now have an orange title, games already “in collection” show up with a blue title.
  • Improved scroll behaviour.

Fixes in this update:

  • Full screen cover scroller on iPhone/iPod devices was not properly updating its title bar
  • No platform icons in platform folder on iPad devices

CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.6.9: Optimized layout for iPad Pro

October 20th, 2017

New

  • Optimized layout of main screen on 10.5 and 12.9 inch iPads
  • Optimized the performance of the main screen thumbnail view
  • Fresh placeholder cover images

Fixed

  • Black bars showing on 10.5 and 12.9 inch iPads
  • Disappearing floating add button when switching from list to thumbnail view

  • CLZ Games (iOS)

    v4.6.7: Redesigned Selection Mode

    October 15th, 2017

    New:

    • Redesigned Selection Mode
      • Tap and hold on a game to select it, select as many games as you like (or select all, using the “Select All” top right).
      • Then use the blue action button to perform an action on the selected games (Remove / Update from CLZ Core / Update game values from CLZ Core).

    Fixed:

    • Crash when saving a cover image to the camera roll
    • Odd scrolling behavior when expanding/collapsing a game title search result in the Add Automatically screen
    • Odd scrolling behavior when scanning game barcodes in the barcode scanning screen
    • Stuck keyboard after searching in main list
    • Autocorrect was enabled for the main list search bar

    CLZ Games (Android)

    v4.7.1: Download current values of your games

    September 15th, 2017

    This new version lets you download current value information for your games from the popular game pricing site PriceCharting.com:

    • When adding new games, they automatically come with game value info.
    • Values are determined based on the Completeness field (Loose vs CIB vs New).
    • See totals for your collection using the new Database Totals screen.
    • Download up-to-date value information for your entire collection using the Update button in the Database Totals screen.

    Fixed:

    • On tablet devices: After adding a game to the collection it wasn’t selected
    • Templates: Improved layout and colors.

    CLZ Games (iOS)

    v4.6.4: Download current values of your games

    September 12th, 2017

    This new version lets you download current value information for your games from the popular game pricing site PriceCharting.com:

    • When adding new games, they automatically come with game value info.
    • Values are determined based on the Completeness field (Loose vs CIB vs New).
    • See totals for your collection using the new Database Totals screen.
    • Download up-to-date value information for your entire collection using the Update button in the Database Totals screen.

    CLZ Games (Android)

    v4.6.2: Added completeness folder

    August 9th, 2017

    New:

    • Group on the “Completeness” field by tapping the menu top right, then tap “Folders > Completeness”.

    Fixed:

    • Fixed a “non SQL exception” error that could occur during adding of certain games.

    CLZ Games (Android)

    v4.6.1: New Loose/CIB/New field plus enhanced cloud syncing

    August 8th, 2017

    For CLZ Games on Android we have added several game-specific fields and made more fields available to edit in the edit game screen: This update is especially targeted at the serious video game collector:

    New “Completeness” field: Loose vs CIB vs New

    This is for the real video game collectors, especially those that are into collecting retro games:

    • Added: a new “Completeness” field, to indicate how complete your copy of a game is. Choose from:
      • Loose, meaning “cartridge or disc only”.
      • CIB, meaning “Complete In Box”, everything included.
      • New, meaning CIB and also still sealed.
    • Two extra toggle fields “Manual” and “Box”.

      To further specify the “Loose” status. You know, for those cartridges with just a manual, no box. Or in a box, but with the manual missing.
    • Group on the “Completeness” field by tapping the menu top right, then tap “Folders > Completeness”.

    Read more


    CLZ Games (iOS)

    v4.6.1: New Loose/CIB/New field plus enhanced cloud syncing

    August 4th, 2017

    For CLZ Games on iOS we have added several game-specific fields and made more fields available to edit in the edit game screen: This update is especially targeted at the serious video game collector:

    New “Completeness” field: Loose vs CIB vs New

    This is for the real video game collectors, especially those that are into collecting retro games:

    • Added: a new “Completeness” field, to indicate how complete your copy of a game is. Choose from:
      • Loose, meaning “cartridge or disc only”.
      • CIB, meaning “Complete In Box”, everything included.
      • New, meaning CIB and also still sealed.
    • Two extra toggle fields “Manual” and “Box”.

      To further specify the “Loose” status. You know, for those cartridges with just a manual, no box. Or in a box, but with the manual missing.
    • Group on the “Completeness” field by tapping the menu top right, then tap “Folders > Completeness”.

    Read more


    CLZ Games (iOS)

    v4.5.6: Improved navigation in “All Games / Hardware” folder

    July 21st, 2017

    New:

    • Added a new “All Games / Hardware” folder with a back button to go back to your folders

    Fixed:

    • Barcode queue was lost when a crash occurred in the Add from CLZ Core screen.
    • The “move to wish list” functionality in the Add from CLZ Core screen was not working.

    CLZ Games (iOS)

    v4.5.4: New preview templates and better navigation after adding

    June 11th, 2017

    New:

    • Add Games from CLZ Core: New skinned preview templates.
    • After adding/editing a game, the app will now always find and show your last added game in your main screen.
    • If you log in to your CLZ Account on a new or empty device, the app will now ask you if you wish to download your games from CLZ Cloud.
    • Added skinning to Sign up/Log in/In App Purchase screens.

    Fixed:

    • After each CLZ Cloud sync the “Quick Search” and “Collection Status Filter” was cleared.
    • When tapping the “Platform” button in the ‘Unrecognised Barcode’ screen the app could crash.
    • When a custom cover was downloaded via CLZ Cloud syncing, the thumbnail in the list wasn’t immediately updated.
    • When a game was removed, the list would scroll back to the top
    • Various skinning, layout and color fixes.

    CLZ Games (Android)

    v4.5.2: Improvements to the barcode scanner

    May 30th, 2017

    Changed:

    • Made some improvements to the barcode scanner

    Fixed:

    • Manual focus for barcode scanning
    • Crash in the add auto screen when adding a mix of new games and games on wish list by barcode
    • Crash in the pick cover option in the edit screen

    CLZ Games (Android)

    v4.5.1: Improved Add Games screen

    May 9th, 2017

    This update to the CLZ Games app for Android brings user interface improvements to the Add Games screen:

    • All panels are now resizable (list, details, camera)
    • When adding a game that is already on your wish list, the app now lets you change its status to “In Collection”.
    • Adding By Barcode:
      • Camera scanner is now integrated in Add screen, not a separate screen
      • Tap the keyboard icon in the camera panel to enter a barcode manually
      • Barcode queue is now remembered between sessions
      • Press and hold to delete a barcode from the queue
    • Adding By Title:
      • Expand game edition list using “V” icons on the right
      • Game not found? Easy add it manually using the special entry in the results list


    CLZ Games (iOS)

    v4.5.2: New “Clear” templates added

    April 26th, 2017

    New in 4.5.2:

    • New Details View templates which are easier on the eye:
      • Clear Light template
      • Clear Dark template

    Fixed:

    • After closing the add games automatically screen, it now selects the latest added game
    • Improved “tap” area of hamburger menu so you can back out of a folder more easily.

    CLZ Games (iOS)

    v4.5: A completely new look!

    April 20th, 2017

    A huge v4.5 update for the CLZ Games app is now available.

    And prepare to be shocked 🙂 (in a good way, don’t worry):
    The app looks completely different now, with a cleaner brighter look and an improved user interface.

    What’s new in CLZ Games 4.5 for iOS?

    • A completely new look, that is cleaner and brighter.
    • The choice between two skins/themes: Light & Dark.
    • No bottom toolbar means more screen space for your game collection.
    • Big floating blue ‘+’ button on bottom right for adding new games.
    • Access all other features and tools from ‘hamburger’ menu top left.
    • Access all view settings from menu top right.
    • Quickly switch between All / In Collection / Wish List at the top.

    How to update your CLZ Games app to version 4.5:

    • On your device, open the App Store app.
    • On the bottom, switch to the Updates tab.
    • Find the CLZ Games entry and tap “UPDATE” on the right.

    Do you like the new look?
    Then please let the world know by posting a nice review in the App Store!


    Recent changes

    v4.10.5: Moved some buttons to more logical places September 3rd, 2018 v4.11.1: Secure HTTPS connections August 26th, 2018 v4.10.4: Bigger and easier to spot Add button! May 14th, 2018 v4.10.2: Bigger and easier to spot Add button! May 9th, 2018 v4.10: Many new sort options and a redesigned Select Sort Order screen April 19th, 2018 v4.10: Many new sort options and a redesigned Select Sort Order screen March 14th, 2018 v4.9: Improved search features February 21st, 2018 v4.9: Improved search features January 23rd, 2018 v4.8.1: Automatic CLZ Cloud syncing! January 10th, 2018 v4.8: Automatic CLZ Cloud syncing! December 6th, 2017 v4.7.3: Further improvements to the Add Games screen November 22nd, 2017 v4.6.10: Further improvements to the Add Games screen November 9th, 2017 v4.6.9: Optimized layout for iPad Pro October 20th, 2017 v4.6.7: Redesigned Selection Mode October 15th, 2017 v4.7.1: Download current values of your games September 15th, 2017 v4.6.4: Download current values of your games September 12th, 2017 v4.6.2: Added completeness folder August 9th, 2017 v4.6.1: New Loose/CIB/New field plus enhanced cloud syncing August 8th, 2017 v4.6.1: New Loose/CIB/New field plus enhanced cloud syncing August 4th, 2017 v4.5.6: Improved navigation in “All Games / Hardware” folder July 21st, 2017 v4.5.4: New preview templates and better navigation after adding June 11th, 2017 v4.5.2: Improvements to the barcode scanner May 30th, 2017 v4.5.1: Improved Add Games screen May 9th, 2017 v4.5.2: New “Clear” templates added April 26th, 2017 v4.5: A completely new look! April 20th, 2017