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Old May 31, 2012, 08:16 PM
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How can we deal with sub-series? For example, I created franchises for the Mario Tennis and Mario Golf games, but I can't link those to Mario. Mario Kart and Mario Party would be even bigger examples. If we can't implement linking together franchises, should we roll things into as few franchises as possible, or is it fine to classify things further?
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We can handle these by linking the games to multiple franchises. For example, I've linked this game to the Mario after you linked it to the Mario Golf franchise. Franchises are always parallel to each other, instead of arbitrarily deep, which makes generating the album lists much easier.

Making these links manually though may be a pain. Maybe we should allow a "Franchise is a subset of Franchise" relationship to create the links automatically.
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We can handle these by linking the games to multiple franchises. For example, I've linked this game to the Mario after you linked it to the Mario Golf franchise. Franchises are always parallel to each other, instead of arbitrarily deep, which makes generating the album lists much easier.
Thanks for the info! The way things work now seems good.

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Making these links manually though may be a pain. Maybe we should allow a "Franchise is a subset of Franchise" relationship to create the links automatically.
That might work. Or at the least, just some admin utility that will add all titles from one franchise to another franchise (skipping duplicates).

Would really be nice to have some sort of link up with MobyGames/GameFAQs/etc. to import a lot of data, or at least reference it.
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