CVGM.net - Chiptune, Retro & Video Game Music
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)Q. Is there anything I can do to help out with this site?
Yes! There is so much work needed to be done yet! CVGM is a community maintained site, and so all the help that we can get is certainly appreciated. Some of the more common ways that any user can help are:
Missing Song Information
Sadly, many songs have missing information such as download links, year it was released, links to YouTube clips, pouet info, any of our wide database support (HOL, Lemon64, Moby Games, Atari Legends etc.). If you have or know any of this information, please post it to Song Corrections / Changes so we can get it on the song page. We strive to maintain a complete and accurate database of song information, so this is where we appreciate the help most.
It's not just songs that have missing information, many artist pages lack flags, pictures and other information like artiste websites, links to Last.FM, hometown, date of birth etc. This can be submitted in the same page as above to be added.
Groups & Labels also have the same problem, they are often missing logos, icons (a 16x16 or similar icon thats displayed instead of the default image), websites, wiki links and information in general.
Tagging Of Songs
Many songs are not tagged on the site. Any registered user can do this, simply go to the song page and click on Edit Tags. We reccomend tagging is kept margianally close to the song, and using a CamelCase system for tagging. Tags should replicate the song year, artist, groups, related media, platforms and anything else special about the song. Some fields can be added like Vocals, ChipTune, Remix, OST to specify special song flags. Tags should be seperated with a space in between them.
Tagging is perhaps one of the most important parts of the song page as it updates the Tag Cloud and site users can find songs by keywords much easier. We try to recommend that songs be tagged after they are uploaded.
Add Missing Songs & Artists
If we are missing some awesome music tracks, please upload them to us. We accept MP3, as well as MOD, XM, IT and most other module formats. See the Upload FAQ for more information on what is required to upload songs to us.
Added by FishGuy876 (Last Updated: 13 years) [Full FAQ List]