Releases

The following items are official releases for the Video Game Metadata Schema (VGMS) project. Materials are available as downloadable PDFs or through the Open Metadata Registry (OMR).

Current Version

Version 4.0 (August 24, 2017): PDF

Older Versions

  • Version 3.1.1 (June 3, 2016): OMR or  PDF
  • Version 3.1 (June 22, 2015): PDF
  • Version 2.0 (March 31, 2014): PDF

Controlled Vocabularies

  • Gameplay Genre: OMR or PDF (MARC Genre/Form Source Code: vgmsgg)
  • Mechanics: PDF
  • Mood: OMR or  PDF
  • Narrative Genre: OMR or PDF (MARC Genre/Form Source Code: vgmsng)
  • Protagonist: PDF (soon)
  • Setting: PDF
    • Setting – Place: OMR
    • Setting – Time Period: OMR
    • Setting – World: OMR
  • Theme: PDF
  • Trope: PDF
    • Trope – Character: OMR
    • Trope – Narrative: OMR
  • Visual Style: PDF
    • Visual Style – Style: OMR
    • Visual Style – Color: OMR
    • Visual Style – Light: OMR