Console Scraper?

I tried looking for this topic in the forums, but didn’t see it. Apologies, if it has already been discussed elsewhere.

Obviously, when you add a game to Steam, it pops up in your Grouvee library. Is there a way to add other platforms–e.g. your Playstation or Nintendo ID, for example–to keep from having to add each of those games in by hand?

I keep putting it off because I was hoping to find a shortcut around it, but I have discovered no method.

Thanks in advance!

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I believe that is limited by the access made available through those individual services. Steam makes that information public, so it can be pulled by Grouvee. I do not think Sony or Nintendo allow you to scrub that data without logging in, and I don’t think they have an API to allow a third party site to log into their services. @peter would know best, but that is my feeling.

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Thanks. I assumed that to be true. I really hoped for a “workaround.” I just don’t relish having to do all of that manually! :slightly_smiling_face:

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Thanks for the feedback. I like Grouvee and don’t want to duplicate my effort elsewhere, so I will just have to wait until I get some downtime this summer and start the great console migration!

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I really want this as well. Since PSN and other storefronts don’t have public APIs, the second best solution I’ve come up with is to use a scraper like PSDLE (PSDLE) and then have some way to import that into Grouvee. I’ve chatted a bit with @peter about adding import CSV support and I’m hoping to work on this at some point, but my free time since our second kid arrived has been almost non-existent so timeline is totally unknown :wink:

That said, if you do end up manually adding stuff you might still find the PSDLE dump helpful. Try pulling it into Excel and adding a Grouvee URL column which is “https ://” + Name (but remove the space after https, I had to do that so it wouldn’t turn into a link in the post). You can then generally jump to Grouvee results for a game by just clicking that link. This doesn’t always work but it’s a good start (and if you do a little more work on the file, stripping out “Full Game Unlock” etc from the names then it can work nearly all the time).


:slight_smile: I’ve only got the one kid, and I barely have time to get to Grouvee stuff! I don’t know how I’d do it if I had two!

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