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Restored old ratings
Managed to recover old votes (decade's worth of ratings). Sorting games by rating also works now.

Fixed broken descriptions of: Glowgrass, Arrakis, Witchaven, Mogura Reverse

OK, time for the final test if HotU is to survive or not. Technical stuff was more or less fixed and it's functional, now what's left is the money. Probably you noticed we have much fewer ads that in the past, I would really like to keep it that way (plus, the ads income is minimal nowadays, so, really direct donation from you is the only realistic way for this site to go on).

I think the best way will be to use Patreon. It's a website to collect recurring donations for various "atristic" projects require ongoing income (so ideal for HotU). It's a reputable site, many people use it.

How it works:
1) Register at Patreon
2) Decide how much money (like $3-$5) per month you want to donate
3) At the end of each month your donation will be deducted from your CC/PayPal (you can change it anytime) and transfered to HotU

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New games added!
Finally, first new games added since a very looong time. These are Mission Supernova and Andromedas Erbe.

If you want to propose a game to be added you can do it via forum "Add Game" subboard (do not forget to include as many information as possible).

Companies description
Improved publishers and developers profiles, added descriptions, logos, countries, etc.

Top underdogs slaughter!
Today 1607 top underdogs lost their status and reverted to regular underdogs. The remaining 2069 top underdogs enjoy their status even more.

There was simply far too many of these, too many.

You can propose a game to add!
We have a section on the forum where you can propose a game to add (check 'Add Game' subboard).

It's super easy (make a topic and post all you know about the game like: name, genre, theme, year, designer, etc).

If you have trouble registering drop us a line on:
FaceBook or Twitter


YouTube button & FaceBook page
- added two YouTube buttons to game page, the first search YouTube for a review of that game and the second for a longplay
- created FaceBook page (link on the right bottom)


Upcoming Changes!
I was observing for a long time how the community was still hanging around, regardless of my laziness and negligence. And finally I gave up, you do want HotU to exist and you do want it to grow, so let it be your stubborn way :)
Since you really love it that much, let's bring HotU to its former glory (or at least make it fully functional again).

Of course there are several obstacles, but I think I got all or most of them covered. At the moment there is a discussion going on at the forum about the details.

But the overall plan is like that:
- an overhaul of the site (technical & functional wise - the look & feel will change over my dead body)
- more or less regular updates (like quarterly?)
- fundraising to assure long term survival and growth
- building a strong team of editors and other helpers (so I'm not the bottleneck)
- embrace the XXI century (to a reasonable extend, in the end we are all old geezers or geezeress (or whatever female geezer is called) who live in nostalgia world :))

For now I made a small overhaul which is:
- created Twitter account
- fixed/removed some outdated information

I will post more details once we got them forged out.

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