User talk:SomethingElse

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-- Navi (talk) 05:15, April 23, 2017 (UTC)

Doing good work on cleaning up the quests. A couple notes. 1 - Standard rule for spaces after a period at the end of a sentence is two spaces if it's fixed width font, or one space if it is not. In this case, when we are editing a page, it's fixed-width font, but the final result is a variable-width font. So only use one space after a period. (Unless it's the end of the paragraph in which case don't put a space at all, of course.) 2 - In quest writeups, I particularly want to call out when the objective marker DOES indicate which way to go next. There are several times it does not, but when the objective marker DOES indicate which way to go, I want to say "head to the objective marker." If you want to ALSO call out where that objective marker is (or link to it on the map) feel free, but please don't remove the mentions that the objective marker does actually point the way. Thanks! Thortok2000 (talk) 12:23, April 26, 2017 (UTC)

Shrine location descriptions - Generally speaking, we're going to assume that the user is using the interactive map. If the only thing necessary to get to the shrine is to walk up to it and enter, its location generally hasn't been described on the wiki page; this encourages them to use the map instead. After all, a link to the location on the map is right there, and pictures paint a thousand words. If however something needs to be done to get to the shrine (like a cave to enter, a wall to blow up, etc), a description is included.

If you want to add general "this shrine is found south of X and east of Y" kind of statements, please put that up at the top of the page, not in the 'requirements' section. Please use full sentences, remember to put a period at the end, and don't forget it's only one space after a period! I haven't reverted every edit since some are fine, but this is why I reverted the ones I did revert. Thanks again for all the hard work! Thortok2000 (talk) 13:55, May 1, 2017 (UTC)

'Nearby' Sections - We run a script to determine which landmark is the closest for any given object such as sidequests or shrinequests. In this case, the closest landmark for that shrine quest was 'Sand-Seal Rally', and not Gerudo Town. Sometimes this may not make sense because of landmark names being far away from the landmarks they represent, but it was the best consistent system we could come up with. Please don't add or remove any shrines, quests, or korok seeds from the 'Nearby' lists. Thortok2000 (talk) 14:07, May 1, 2017 (UTC)

Shrine locations 2 -

Yeah, you're welcome to add the locations in text description, it's just put it at the top of the page instead of the requirements. Ultimately the only requirement is to walk up to it. Stuff like blowing up boulders or whatever, would go in requirements, just walking up to it, goes up in the 'basic information about' section at the top of the page. Some of the latter ones I wound up moving for you, the earlier ones I reverted so you should go in and re-add them in the correct spot.
Issue wasn't having it, it was where it was being put. All information is good information, we just gotta keep stuff sorted! Thanks again! Thortok2000 (talk) 21:44, May 1, 2017 (UTC)

Parent Locations - In regard to that, how should one handle a page like Gerudo Desert, which is a parent to all the smaller sections? Would it be preferable to list all relevant information or just link out to the section pages with notes on what is in each section?

Forgot to respond to this question. The original goal was to not duplicate information, so essentially regions link landmarks in or near the region. (See the wiki page for the map for the breakdown of regions vs landmarks, etc.) Landmarks have standards, but regions didn't, really, so you're welcome to come up with something. Also, if you're going to be an avid wiki editor, feel free to join the wiki channel in our discord server! Thortok2000 (talk) 13:08, May 2, 2017 (UTC)

Breath of the Wild Pages

Hey, thanks a lot for contributing to the Breath of the Wild Pages. I see you have made a few materials pages, which I can assist you with. Here is a list of the item pages I created, which contain all the images and in-game descriptions you will need to make the pages.

Also, would you like to join the ZDi discord server? We have a separate wiki channel where we communicate with each other about wiki-related topics, and it is much easier to bring up problems you may have there. Send me, or anyone from management a direct message once you are there and I can get you set up with the rank you need to join the channel.

Discord Invite

Thanks again. - BlackRayquaza98 (talk) 15:53, May 7, 2017 (UTC)