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Reviews should state whether or not they're based on the GOG version.

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Often reviewers have complaints about bugs and things, but they don't make it clear whether their problems are with the GOG-version of a game or not. Also, a lot of people base their review on memories - they played the game 10, 20 years ago and are more or less motivated by nostalgia. Neither of the above is wrong, but I would like to make sure upon what feelings and experiences a review is based.

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Poster below is clearly wrong. There are so many trash "reviews" on GOG that are similar to "LAWL this game was great on SNES when I was 6", yet it's a crippled DOS port on PC that is far inferior the the commenters nostalgia version. Reviews need to be "owners only" like on Steam.

May. 22, 2015
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Nope, I didn't vote for this, and I'll tell you why. People should be allowed to review a game based on their past experience of it, regardless of whether it was bought from GOG or not. This has the benefit of giving a good heads-up to those who've never played it. Yes, there will be some nostalga, but alot of that nostalga is justified. True, their reviews can't mention any problems the GOG version may have, but they are still valid as game reviews themselves.

Jun. 13, 2014
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Maybe a tickbox to say whether they are playing the GOG version or another version (in which case they specify)?

Nov. 15, 2013
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Aug. 31, 2013
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Also, the ability to filter out non-GOG reviews and a global user preference for this filter would be nice to have.

Mar. 9, 2013
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Even if the verify function wouldn't be able to tell whether or not the reviewer played the game, at the very least its something and there is a *chance* the reviewer played the game.

Feb. 27, 2013
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Perhaps it could even be automated, ala the "confirmed purchase" thing you see above Amazon reviews. (Or has Amazon patented that as well?)

Jan. 28, 2013
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I agree with the guys saying that a tickbox is preferably. I have a shitload of games on GOG and have not played them all by far. Saying in my reviews that I'm a "Verified purchaser" wouldn't necessarily mean that I've PLAYED the GOG version.

Dec. 29, 2012
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This needs to be enforced so badly. The scores for games on this site are so biased towards memories of the game that it's completely untrustworthy. No one cares about what your past experiences with the game were like, we want to know what you think of it now after having played the GOG release!

Sep. 11, 2012
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Including version info would be good, the old games get updates from GOG to fix issues sometimes and with new and indie games available things could change considerably. Shame all review sites didn't have a version tracker.

Jul. 12, 2012
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Yes, yes yes yes! So much this. There should be reviews from people who actually bought it and played it, not from people who instantly give all the games five stars because they played it when they were kids.

Jun. 30, 2012
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optional tickbox specifying that you are reviewing the gog version of the game would be best. i don&#039;t need to know if you are a verified gog buyer or not.

Jun. 13, 2012
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This feature would help a lot. It doesn't hurt to read a constructive review of game written by a non-purchaser but the clear statement (e.g. tag) about origin of game would prevent a reader from a (deliberate) deception regarding a technical state.

May. 24, 2012
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bushwhacker2k - You could alternately add a tickbox to the comment form. If you are commenting on the GOG version then you tick the box.

May. 18, 2012
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Makes sense, there can definitely be differences. What barleyguy suggested with the &quot;verified GOG buyer&quot; tag would likely be helpful in this situation.

Apr. 29, 2012
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I think this would be a great idea for individuals to include in their reviews but I wouldn't have GoG mandate it. Perhaps just an optional field?

Apr. 28, 2012
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A &quot;bought/I own this game&quot; tag might be nice, although people may want the option of turning it off. They shouldn't be required to state in their review whether they're talking about another version or the GOG one, but it's nice when they do.

Apr. 20, 2012
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I think what you might want is a &quot;verified GOG buyer&quot; tag on reviews, like what Amazon has for their reviews.

Apr. 7, 2012
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This is not a site feature; it's a feature of the users.

Apr. 7, 2012
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So true! Voted for this ;)

Mar. 27, 2012
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