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Games Library Waffling Difficulty
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The Games Library now estimates the waffling quality of all games. It calculates the average gamerscore for the game and then uses the total possible gamerscore for that game to calculate the average percentage of available gamerscore that Xbox America gamers get. Using that data, it figures out the percentile. In the end, you see a quick name reflecting the percentile.

Keep in mind that this process isn't flawless and so some games, particularly ones with expansion packs, may not be fairly represented.

Here are the different waffling difficulties:

Supreme Waffle
Supreme Waffle games are the 95th percentile and up in ease of gamerscore. These are the absolute best games for waffling out there.

Belgian Waffle
Belgian Waffle games are between the 90th and 95th percentile in ease of gamerscore. They're great for waffling.

Buttermilk Waffle
Buttermilk Waffle games are between the 75th and 90th percentile in ease of gamerscore. Usually they're pretty good for waffling.

"Better Than Nothing" Waffle
"Better Than Nothing" Waffle games are between the 50th and 75th percentile in ease of gamerscore. They're not great for waffling, but earning their gamerscore isn't difficult.

Stale Waffle
Stale Waffle games are between the 25th and 50th percentile in ease of gamerscore. They're usually difficult to earn gamerscore in.

Burnt Waffle
Burnt Waffle games are less than the 25th percentile in ease of gamerscore. Stay away if you want to earn gamerscore.

Mysterious Waffle
Mysterious Waffle games either are too new to tell how difficult they are, or have been played by too few gamers. Try waiting until this game has been released for three weeks and then check back.

These descriptions should appear when you hover over the difficulty on the game page. If they don't, try clearing your cache and then refreshing.

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awesome stuff, where do we find it?

edit: nvm

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good stuff man, good stuff. this is going to make me venture into this side of the site that i never have given much thought. my hat's off to ya Jack! :laugh:
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good idea
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That's sweet Jackson, nice job. Might I suggest a title change? I always liked buckwheat waffles. Plus that sounds cooler than Belgian. lol
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awesome stuff, where do we find it?



They're on all the game pages which can be reached by clicking on a game in someone's gamercard, by searching for a game or by navigating through the games library by letter.
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Quote by IRiSH OH:


That's sweet Jackson, nice job. Might I suggest a title change? I always liked buckwheat waffles. Plus that sounds cooler than Belgian. lol



Haha, it's funny you suggested that. I hate buckwheat waffles and I was actually considering having Buckwheat waffles replace 'Burnt Waffles' at one point. I'm glad I didn't.

I don't know about replacing Belgian with Buckwheat though. I can't help but associate buckwheat with bad.
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Quote by IRiSH OH:


That's sweet Jackson, nice job. Might I suggest a title change? I always liked buckwheat waffles. Plus that sounds cooler than Belgian. lol



Haha, it's funny you suggested that. I hate buckwheat waffles and I was actually considering having Buckwheat waffles replace 'Burnt Waffles' at one point. I'm glad I didn't.

I don't know about replacing Belgian with Buckwheat though. I can't help but associate buckwheat with bad.



That's funny. Whenever I think of buckwheat I think of the old SNL bits with Eddie Murphy. I wouldn't object to buckwheat replacing stale or burnt. lol

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I just updated the games library homepage by replacing the 'Newest Games' section with an 'Easiest Gamerscore' section. If you click on the title of the section, it'll bring you to a list of all games that have estimates, ordered by the waffling percentile.
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Yay for unique features . Good job Jackson
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Great feature. Thanks! :)

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