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Official RA YouTube

An official RetroAchievements YouTube Channel has been created. We’re looking for users who may already have videos or would like to make videos to contribute to the channel.

Type of content we’re looking for:

  • “What is RetroAchievements” - A Channel Intro video showcasing what the website is all about!
  • Emulation Tutorials,
  • Developer Tutorials,
  • Achievement Guides,
  • Announcement Videos,
  • Reviews,
  • Top 10’s
  • …and more!

If you’re interested in making content for the channel reach out to Snow Snow via DM!

Jr Developer Graduates

Graduate Game
BoomEX BoomEX Killer Instinct Gold (Nintendo 64)

Current Stats: 29 Developers have graduated in 2023 so far

Developer Compliance

Set Approvals

Updated Achievements

Site Updates

RAWeb v3.0.0

  • New UI for forum threads by @wescopeland in #1534
  • New widget for news on main page by @wescopeland in #1513
  • New filter widget for Most Requested Sets by @wescopeland in #1574
  • Add bucketing to achievement distribution chart for sets with many achievements by @wescopeland in #1607
  • Display console icon on achievement, leaderboard, and dev sets pages by @wescopeland in #1605
  • Don’t display RetroPoints for zero point achievements by @wescopeland in #1608
  • Allow opening new tabs via right clicking auto-complete search results by @wescopeland in #1601
  • Replace added/modified columns with awarded when viewing My Achievements by @wescopeland in #1631
  • Allow some comment/forum input fields to grow as the user types by @wescopeland in #1630
  • Ability to delete code notes from web page by @wescopeland in #1616
  • Migrate dev claims widget to blade by @wescopeland in #1565
  • Add documentation link to “Within 24 Hours of Claim” notice by @wescopeland in #1623
  • Adjust anchor points for direct links to comments/threads to account for floating menu bar by @wescopeland in #1641
  • Use standard date display for unlock on achievement detail page by @wescopeland in #1621
  • Ignore pipes in game names when sorting search results by @wescopeland in #1602
  • Don’t display empty error alerts by @wescopeland in #1622
  • Fix missing audit log when demoting achievement from ticket page by @wescopeland in #1609
  • Fix string length calculation on new posts/comments when using non-ASCII characters by @wescopeland in #1620
  • Fix achievement count in global ranking page to ignore unofficial and event achievements by @wescopeland in #1617
  • Fix locked achievements being returned by API_GetUserSummary.RecentAchievements by @Jamiras in #1636
  • Significant schema preparation for future development by @luchaos in #1580

Full Changelog

RAWeb v3.0.1

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RAWeb v3.1.0

  • Redesigned Achievement of the Week widget by @wescopeland in #1658
  • Minor UX improvements to user tooltips by @wescopeland in #1642
  • Add tooltips showing absolute dates to relative times on forum posts by @wescopeland in #1652
  • Add user preference for showing absolute dates on forum posts by @wescopeland in #1656
  • Improve game page description for display in web search results by @wescopeland in #1654
  • Allow jr devs to embed videos from achievement page by @wescopeland in #1526
  • Add Getting Started widget for recently created accounts by @wescopeland in #1653
  • Add documentation for submitting security vulnerabilities by @luchaos in #1592
  • Show mature content warning on mature hub page by @wescopeland in #1663
  • Games and hubs can no longer be linked to themselves by @wescopeland in #1661
  • Fix broken links to in forums by @wescopeland in #1657
  • Fix set requests widget not appearing when visiting a link to a specific game comment by @wescopeland in #1662
  • Fix console name sometimes not appearing in game list tooltips by @wescopeland in #1660
  • Fix API_GetGameInfoAndUserProgress returning different results when username is cased differently by @wescopeland in #1659
  • Fix comments not disappearing when deleted without refreshing page by @wescopeland in #1679
  • Fix multiple releases with same title but different consoles not showing up in New Sets widget by @fatfingers23 in #1671
  • Fix outdated seeders and factories by @luchaos in #1664
  • Switch tooltip framework from wz_tooltip to Floating UI by @wescopeland in #1429

Full Changelog

RAWeb v3.1.1

  • Fix user point updates when multiple achievements are unlocked at the same time by @Jamiras in #1688
  • Fix tooltip being partially obscured by carousel widget by @wescopeland in #1687
  • Fix role display in user tooltip with long motto not containing whitespace by @wescopeland in #1680
  • Fix display issue with some hub titles in Recent Forum Posts widget by @wescopeland in #1676
  • Remove Quality Quest from Contacts page by @wescopeland in #1682

Full Changelog

Emulator Updates

PPSSPP Standalone Hardcore Support

PPSSPP Standalone now has support for hardcore mode, leaderboards etc in the latest nightly builds (get them on, much thanks to the rc_client API work by Jamiras Jamiras, which was much easier to integrate with than the old rcheevos API.

RAIntegration v1.2.1

  • Add 32-bit BE memory viewer size
  • Report error when code note update fails
  • Show “Too Many Requests” instead of “JSON Parse Error”
  • Allow modifying operators to be selected for measured condition in leaderboard value
  • Fix crash when Progress Indicator is updated when modifying memory while overlay is open
  • Fix crash if Progress Indicator is updated from a background thread
  • Fix indirect note addresses being skipped when using keyboard up to go to previous address
  • Fix crash selecting a folder from the Overlay Settings dialog
  • Fix crash selecting leaderboard value with alt groups after manually deactivating and reactivating leaderboard
  • Fix AddHits chain total being 0 after switching between alt groups

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DevQuest Awards

[DevQuest 001] Ticket Massacre
Excessiveiser Excessiveiser

[DevQuest 001-II] Ticket Massacre II
kmpers kmpers

[DevQuest 002] Retro Renovator
televandalist televandalist Advance Wars
The Immortal

[DevQuest 002-II] Retro Renovator II
suspect15 suspect15 Sonic the Hedgehog
~Hack~ Mega Man X: Hard Type
Totally Rad

[DevQuest 003] Singles in Your Area
Bilalscape12 Bilalscape12

[DevQuest 005] Trigger Happy
Bryan1150 Bryan1150

[DevQuest 007] Most Wanted
Blazekickn Blazekickn Need for Speed: Most Wanted - Black Edition
lordpsycho lordpsycho Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories

[DevQuest 008] World Traveler
Hexadigital Hexadigital Noobow
JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken
BahamutVoid BahamutVoid Monster Hunter Portable 3rd
Resident Evil CODE: Veronica X | BIOHAZARD CODE: Veronica Kanzenban

[DevQuest 009] Launch Party!
tomojin tomojin Crazy Climber
Sutarion Sutarion Mathematics II

[DevQuest 012] Hacker's Habit
Excessiveiser Excessiveiser ~Hack~ OverKart 64
~Hack~ Spyro 3.5: Return to the Forgotten Realms

[DevQuest 014] Laudable Leaderboards
Hexadigital Hexadigital

[DevQuest 015] Console Conqueror
Sines Sines

[DevQuest 016] Wish This Set
Sutarion Sutarion Mouse Trap

[DevQuest 017] RA World Cup
Bryan1150 Bryan1150 Mario Hoops 3-on-3 | Mario Slam Basketball
FIFA Street
Hexadigital Hexadigital Fishing Derby
Boxing Match
Excessiveiser Excessiveiser Computer Golf | Golf
Hippodrome | Horse Racing

[DevQuest 018] Subset Station
Bryan1150 Bryan1150 Pokemon White Version [Subset - Professor Oak Challenge]
Megpod the Music # [Subset - Full Combo Songs]

Vet Developer Progress

Vet Dev I Has published at least 1000 achievements AND worked on at least 25 sets as sole or majority developer
TheJediSonic TheJediSonic LogicalFallacy LogicalFallacy

Vet Dev II Has created achievements for at least ten different consoles
xnaivx xnaivx AuburnRDM AuburnRDM

Vet Dev III Has been an active developer for at least two years
DoctorV DoctorV LogicalFallacy LogicalFallacy

Vet Dev IV At least 85 percent of overall sets have dynamic rich presence [Vet Dev I required]
TheJediSonic TheJediSonic

Vet Dev V Yielded unlocks have exceeded 50,000
Cadaxar Cadaxar Excessiveiser Excessiveiser Falcus Falcus
suspect15 suspect15 TheJediSonic TheJediSonic