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BGG database

#1 Post by Seripmav » Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:54 am

Is anyone familiar with/is it possible to extract information from the BGG database. I think that it is and I would like to collect certain information on games into a spreadsheet. Perhaps they sell the ability to do it? I haven't had a chance to thoroughly investigate it yet and thought I'd start here.
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Re: BGG database

#2 Post by Harbinger » Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:53 am

Memoir wouldn't do that...

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#3 Post by Seripmav » Wed Jan 20, 2016 3:37 pm

But I don't want to learn stuff... Thanks for pointing me in the right direction, though my lack of coding knowledge may be a hindrance.
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#4 Post by D Erasmus » Thu Jan 21, 2016 4:15 pm

Are you wanting to export your collection, or broader than that?

There is an option to download items in your collection (owned or unowned).
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Re: BGG database

#5 Post by Seripmav » Thu Jan 21, 2016 7:24 pm

I'm looking for specific information, and it's actually right out in the open. But it looks like someone would need know PEARL to gather the data. Pick any game and about a 1/2 of the way down the page is a section called "Versions". I would like: a) game name b) publisher c) year published d) size/dimensions (e) maybe weight). Most of this is even in the first section. So it's not a root canal.
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