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New design and layout for game details page

October 31st, 2017

Now live, a new design and layout for the game detail page in both Game Connect and the free CLZ Cloud viewer.

Some highlights of the new look:

  • bigger cover image
  • new and bigger platform logos and icons
  • more logical layout and placement of all fields

Screen shot:

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)

    v4.6.8: Fixed a crash in iOS10 and lower

    October 16th, 2017

    Fixed:

    • Crash in add screen on devices running iOS10 or lower
    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
    Game Collector (Windows)

    v17.2.7: Fixed some issues in the Add from Core screen

    October 11th, 2017

    Fixed:

    • Add Games from CLZ Core:
      • Failed search would remain in barcode queue but would not be visible in the list
      • Expanding a result would sometimes scroll to a different part of the list
    Game Connect

    New: Manage your pick list entries

    September 29th, 2017

    All Connect apps: Manage Pick Lists, edit, merge and remove pick list entries.

    A Manage Pick Lists screen is now available in Connect!
    Finally, you can easily manage your pick lists for Artists, Authors, Series, Genres, Formats, etc… To edit your sort names, merge duplicate entries or remove entries.

    The new Manage Pick Lists screen can be found in the Tools menu top right (the wrench icon).

    Read more


    CLZ Games (iOS)

    v4.6.6: Added app icon for 12.9 inch iPad

    September 27th, 2017

    Fixed:

    • Missing app icons for 12.9 inch iPad
    CLZ Games (iOS)

    v4.6.5: Fixed a keyboard problem for iOS 11

    September 24th, 2017

    Fixed:

    • The on-screen keyboard was covering the lower input fields in the edit/add manually screens
    CLZ Games (Android)

    v4.7.2: Fixed a scroll problem in the main list

    September 20th, 2017

    Fixed:

    • The phone version sometimes repeatedly scrolling to the last added game
    • The “Update game values” screen crashed sometimes.
    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.
    Game Collector (Windows)

    v17.2.6: Fixed Access Violation in Add from CLZ Core screen

    September 14th, 2017

    Fixed

    • Add Games from CLZ Core: Access Violation when adding several games by barcode
    Game Collector (Windows)

    v17.2.5: Fixed an issue with checking/unchecking in Add Screen

    September 14th, 2017

    Fixed:

    • Add Games from CLZ Core:
      • (un)checking an item in a selection would not (un)check all those items
    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.
    Game Collector (Windows)

    v17.2.4: New icons for the Add from CLZ Core screen and fixes

    August 24th, 2017

    New:

    • Add Games from CLZ Core: the 4 “Add by” tabs now have icons.

    Fixed:

    • Edit Game/Hardware: Screenshot & Links: adding “image files” as local links would add them as “screen shot” instead.
    • Main Screen: Quick filter panel option “keep active” wasn’t applied directly after restarting software.
    • Edit Game: Links tab: When editing a local link, the “previous” button didn’t work.

    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)

    v4.6.2: Fixed a crash in the Add from CLZ Core screen

    August 8th, 2017

    Fixed:

    • Add from CLZ Core screen crashed while trying to add a game.
    Game Connect

    New fields added to sort and/or group your games on

    August 7th, 2017

    New:

    • New fields you can now sort your games on:
      • Edition
      • Format
      • Region
      • Series
    • New fields you can now folder group your games on:
      • Region
      • Series
    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

    Game Connect

    Improved “Edit Multiple” screen with new fields

    August 2nd, 2017

    New fields for Edit Multiple

    We’ve expanded the amount of fields you can edit in the Edit Multiple screen.

    Improved interface

    We’ve made it more clear how you can clear information from specific fields for all selected items you’re editing. Use the X button to clear a field for all selected items.

    Using “Edit Multiple”

    Quick reminder how to use Edit Multiple: Click the “Select” button at the top of your Connect page, select a couple of items, and click “Edit” (again, at the top).

    Be advised that changes you make here affect all selected items, and can not be reverted once done!

    Game Collector (Windows)

    v17.2.3: Fixed a crash in Add from CLZ Core screen

    July 31st, 2017

    Fixed:

    • Add Games from CLZ Core: program could crash when updating platform list.
    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.
    Game Collector (Windows)

    v17.2.2: Various tweaks

    July 20th, 2017

    • Add Games from Core: Search Results list is now loading/refreshing faster, especially for long lists.
    • New option for CLZ Barry: Auto-Connect. When enabled, the built-in Buddy for Barry automatically connects to the server when you start the program or open the Add screen.
    • The Expire Date of your Update Plan is now always visible in the lower right bottom of the main screen.
    • Image open dialogs could crash the program when used a lot and browsing through thousands of images

    CLZ Games (Android)

    v4.5.5: Improved navigation in “All Games/Hardware” folder

    July 18th, 2017

    New:

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

    v4.5.4: Improved navigation after adding or restarting the app

    July 12th, 2017

    New:

    • After adding/editing a game, the app will now always find and show your last added game in your main screen.
    • Main screen will now always remember navigation state, even after device reboot.

    Fixed:

    • Crash in the unrecognized barcode screen.
    • Add auto screen not obeying the device’s rotation lock.
    • Amstrad CPC had a Windows platform icon.

    Recent changes

    v18.3.2: More images now available in Find Cover screen September 17th, 2018 Several new settings and improvements September 12th, 2018 v4.11.2: Fixed: Update values from PriceCharting September 11th, 2018 v4.10.5: Moved some buttons to more logical places September 3rd, 2018 Easier setting up of CLZ Barry barcode scanner August 31st, 2018 v4.11.1: Secure HTTPS connections August 26th, 2018 Image and Card Views: Sharper, smoother, faster August 24th, 2018 New: link your games to Core with the smart Batch Link screen August 14th, 2018 v18.3.1: Secure HTTPS connections July 27th, 2018 Integrated Game Details, improved Cover and Card Views July 16th, 2018 v18.2.3: Fixed display problem in two panel mode June 28th, 2018 v18.3.2: Several fixes for “Access Violation” errors June 27th, 2018 New tooltips and split-up settings June 14th, 2018 New: selection checkboxes and action bar June 5th, 2018 v18.2.1: Selection checkboxes / New Action Bars May 30th, 2018 New: Use Game Connect to keep track of loaned games! May 23rd, 2018 v18.1: Full support for High DPI screens / Large Fonts May 23rd, 2018 v4.10.4: Bigger and easier to spot Add button! May 14th, 2018 New: Import your collection from “Delicious Library” May 9th, 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 Add Games is now a pop-up screen April 13th, 2018 New: The barcode queue is now remembered between sessions April 4th, 2018 v4.10.3: Fixed missing ‘Hardware’ sections April 3rd, 2018 Updated “Export to Text” and “Print to PDF” pages March 27th, 2018