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Trueachievements maintenance in approx 4 hours

This is just a quick note to say we will be offline from approximately 4pm GMT today while we move servers and hosts. We hope to be back online at around the same time tomorrow, possibly a little soo

Posted 11 years ago by Rich Stone

We are moving home

I thought I'd better give you a heads-up on the proposed site move that's taking place this weekend. I've bought a new server for the site, and am currently in the process of setting it up. If all go

Posted 11 years ago by Rich Stone

More advanced friends feeds

Thanks to a great suggestion on the forums, I've added some tabs to the friends feeds. As well as the normal view, you can now see a summary of the achievements your friends have won (one line per ga

Posted 11 years ago by Rich Stone

DLC achievement changes

After much discussion, I've made a change to the way the site calculates the TA scores for DLC (downloadable content). Instead of being based on the number of gamers that have the game, the TA Ratio

Posted 11 years ago by Rich Stone

DLC Page and bug fixes

I've added a new page for viewing DLC (downloadable content) details for games where it exists. This will show you the number of gamers that have the DLC, the maximum GamerScore TrueAchievements, and

Posted 11 years ago by Rich Stone

Advanced Friends Lists

I've completely re-written the friends list functionality to allow you to customize your friends in several ways. If you click on the Edit friends button under your friends list, you will be taken to

Posted 11 years ago by Rich Stone

Twitter integration and more

Twitter is a pretty cool little website, so after some suggestions from the TA forums I've integrated posting to Twitter from TrueAchievements. If you have a Twitter account you can now auto-post ach

Posted 11 years ago by Rich Stone

New GamerCards and Comparisons

I've had a load of new GamerCard designs sent in over the last 2 months and I've only just got round to loading them onto the site (they take a little bit of testing). Anyway, there's 5 new ones now

Posted 11 years ago by Rich Stone

Speedier home pages

I've spent some time changing the indexes on some of the major tables today. Initially this looks to have speeded up the home pages and My Achievement pages quite dramatically (which is obviously pre

Posted 11 years ago by Rich Stone

All the...small things

I've just made a couple of small changes in a few of places on the site. Firstly, your Completion Percentage ratio is now calculated on the number of achievements you've won divided by the total numb

Posted 11 years ago by Rich Stone

10 million Achievements!

It feels fitting that we have just busted through the magical 10 million achievements tracked barrier on New Years Eve! I would like to thank all of you for your support and ideas for the site over t

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Server problems

Firstly, I would like to say a merry christmas to all the TAers out there! Secondly, I want to apologise that the site has been a little up and down in my absense (I'm on holiday in Switzerland at th

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Wishlists and bug fixes

I've added a way for you to add games you want to get in the future to a wishlist. This will appear on your homepage so you have a quick link to these games' pages. They will disappear from the list

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Various modifications

Hey TAers, I noticed that some of the new badges didn't take too kindly to the resizing process and looked a little messy. So I've recreated them all from scratch, they should look a lot sharper now.

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Forum Search + Smaller Badges

Due to the gamer pages having a load more stuff since we started, I've reduced the size of the badges somewhat. This means we can fit a lot more on the page now, especially for those that had a lot o

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Forum stats + new leaderboard

I've added another site leaderboard, this time for completed games. There's also now a stats panel on the forums showing the most active posters in the last 24 hours and of all time (just for you for

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

New forum code and leaderboard

I've had several people ask for a couple of mods on the forums to allow a signature and for posts to be previewed. I've added both of these features now, and the signature will remain on the post as

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Xbox live back

Good morning I'm pleased to report that xbox live is back up and running and we are scanning again. I also want to let you know that I am trying to find a new home for the site. I'm buying a new serv

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Xbox live changes

Strange things are afoot at the circle K - or Xbox Live to you and me. I've switched the scanners off temporarily while I try to see exactly what's going on. I can't even log in at the moment, I'm ge

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

5,000 registered gamers

Well, today we passed the 5,000 gamers mark. A true achievement I'm sure you'll agree (pun intended). I've added a couple of things - you can now change your password, and you'll get notified of any

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Small reworking of gamer page

I was looking at a couple of gamer pages today and I realised that things were starting to get a little messy. With all the features that have been added over the months, there were buttons and flags

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Monumental outage!

Well, this has been a fun 18 or so hours! So a router blew up this morning. It's never happened to me before, 3 or so years that line has been running without a single dropout. But this morning the r

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Xbox live a little flaky

Morning TAers! Unfortunately the xbox live servers are down again, I expect this may happen quite a bit over the next few days as NXE rolls out. Please be patient, obviously we are 100% reliant on MS

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Xbox Live back up

Yay, my gamerscore has returned to it's vaguely embarrassing level! If those of you that have registered over the last 4 hours or so could please be patient, your profiles should update shortly. Than

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Xbox live is down

As you all probably know, xbox live (the website part anyway) is currently down. As this is where we get all of our information from, new registrations are not being scanned and any new achievements

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Forum enhancements

The forums are starting to get more and more popular, but to get you all to post a little more frequently, I've made a few changes and tweaks. Firstly, they look a bit different. I wanted to show mor

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Add some personal touches

Tonight I've added some features I've wanted to do for some time. You can now set up a biography which appears on your homepage, and a status which appears on all leaderboards and lists in which your

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Countries and Extra Game Info

We've just added some extra features to the site, including some things that people have been asking for for some time. If you set your country in your My Settings page, you will now get a little fla

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

A few enhancements

Hello TA'ers! I've made a few enhancements to the site over the weekend. You can now review your games! There's a link on the home page of the game itself, please add some reviews, they'll be badges

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Secret Achievements

It's the one you've all been waiting for, and we think we are pretty close to having a proper solution to the missing Secret Achievement information. You should start to see the secret achievements y

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Problems resolved - hopefully!

We've reinstalled some of our servers to try to get things working properly again. And 2 hours in, we seem to be ok! No counting of chickens here though, so if you find anything error-ing or buggy, p

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Some problems

We are having some problems with our SQL Server installation. I've been trying to fix it all day but haven't really got anywhere. So apologies if you are experiencing anything weird or broken, we do

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Site milestones

Tonight we smashed through 2 pretty big milestones for the site - 3000 registered users and 4 million (count 'em) achievements tracked. That's some mighty fine gaming people - excellent work! As usua

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

New feature - ToDo list

Let's say you're planning a weekend of solid cheevo-popping - how do you sort out which games you want to load up in the 360? The answer, my friends, is you use your TrueAchievements ToDo list. Simpl

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Xbox .com down again

Well, it looks like we spoke too soon - xbox live.com is not working properly today, which means the scanners aren't picking up cheevos. Will try to find out some more info. Thanks

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Good news - we're back!

Xbox live came back online today, and as far as I can see nothing much has changed in the gamer pages so I've switched the scanners back on. If you do notice anything strange, please drop me a PM and

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

The Xbox Live website is down

As expected, xbox live.com is down today. This means you might see a few odd things on the site - my gamerscore has plummeted to zero for example ;o). Hopefully when it comes back it will all be work

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Rate your games!

We've just added some neat functionality for you to rate your games. Simply go to the game page of a game you have and you'll see some stars. Simply click on the rating you'd like to give the game (1

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Xbox Live outage

Hey all You probably know by now that xbox live is going to be down for 24 hours on Mnonday. This means the scanners are going to be twiddling their thumbs during that time, just waiting for it all t

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Additional forum funtionality

We've added a new page to your menu for My Threads. This allows you to keep track of multiple threads you are interested in in a single place. You can move threads in and out of this list very easill

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone