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Jade Shauni (talkcontribs)

Hey, how is the main Overwatch page? The stub message is still there and I'm trying to add some meat to it, my question is, is the page presentable enough to remove the stub message.

Update: Do we have a page about "Loot Boxes", some games like Overwatch, now have them and I know they're different from the typical microtransactions.

Link: Overwatch
GethN7 (talkcontribs)

First question, technical yes, but may want to wait till you put the rest up.

Second question, no, we could likely use that page.

Jade Shauni (talkcontribs)

Thanks, I'll put it, the stub template, back. There's still a lot of pages to add, like "Supplementary Materials" and I'm trying to currently work on the "Character Page."

Please note, I don't have the game on me, so even though I managed to add most of the stuff. - Most of the stuff will be focus on the lore. I won't be able to give it a complete shake and there's Battle.net client to think about.

Jade Shauni (talkcontribs)

Hey, there's characters from the Overwatch's version of Scream Fortress, but after reading the comics, the characters from the Junkenstein have different personalities from the actual characters, like Mercy is an evil witch, Junkrat is a mad scientist genius, etc. Do I create pages for the Junkenstein guys or do I merge them with the actual characters profiles?

Link: Overwatch/Characters

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Jade Shauni (talkcontribs)

Does anyone here uses Origin (EA)? It's because I can only go so far with lurking, researching outside sources, and whatnot without being a member.

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Hey, I Need Critiques on These

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Jade Shauni (talkcontribs)

Hey, I need a second pair of eyes on Uplay/Analysis, I tried cleaning and fixing it up. Link: Uplay/Analysis

I even started this page, but I'm trying to clean up my other messes, it'll be a long time before I get back to it. So, I'm offering it to the rest of you guys. Link: Overwatch/Characters

I don't know how you guys want the Gears page to go (Besides having the page be split up into individual articles, plus, doing an Xbox anything is foreign to me. It'll be deserving if Xbox fans of the series do wiki magic on it. Gears of War

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HeneryVII (talkcontribs)

Anyone consider making a Works Page for this new smash hit? I'd start one myself, but I'm rather new to All the Tropes.

Looney Toons (talkcontribs)

Don't let that stop you! Works Pages Are a Free Launch, after all, and as long as you follow the Works Page Guidelines, you should be fine. And even if you do a less than stellar job, the Wiki Magic will clean up after you, sooner or later. Just go to the Page Creator, put "Cuphead' into the last of the four text boxes there, click the button next to it, and dive right in.

HeneryVII (talkcontribs)

I know, I know, but I'm having trouble with a lot of stuff. (Like adding an image. Not sure how to do that.)

But thanks for the link.

Looney Toons (talkcontribs)

I'm in the process of writing a "how to add an image" page as the result of having to answer this question for another user a couple months ago (I should really finish it). Here's what I told them:

Over in the menu along the left edge of every page, there is a link reading "Upload file". (It's actually there twice, once at the top, the sixth item, and once more down under the "tools" submenu.) Click it and it will take you to a page where you can pick the file you want to upload on your computer, add a description, pick a license type, and add categories. (At the very least, include a category for the page the image appears on, and the work it's from, if they're not the same) When uploading an image, please please please provide as much info as you can about the source in the description field, including the original URL and any copyright/ownership information. Here's a good example.

If you got the image off another site, the license will be either "Fair Use", or the license used by that site. In particular, wikis often use Creative Commons licenses, and the license information is usually linked on the bottom of their pages, so you can just go look and see what they use. If you got the image off Wikipedia or from the Wikimedia Commons (like this one), there's a special license selection for that. And if you created the image, there's a special license for allowing your own work on the wiki -- here's an example of that. (What constitutes "created by you" is actually surprisingly broad, as the image at that link might suggest.)

Don't worry about the section that lists what pages link to the image, that's generated automatically by the wiki.

Okay, once you've picked your file and filled in all the blanks, hit the "upload file" button at the very bottom of the page. In a few seconds your file will be up on the wiki. The top of the page will have a banner that reads "File:Name of Your Uploaded File.jpg". Highlight that and copy it.

Then go to the page where you want that image to appear and edit it. Insert a blank line where you want the image to go -- for basically any page, the first image is always at the top, and goes on the second line, under the page type markup. Type two left square brackets, and then past in the filename you just copied from the page you came from. The line will look like

[[File:Name of Your Uploaded File.jpg

If your image is small enough -- no larger than 300 or 400 pixels horizontally -- you can then finish the markup like this:

[[File:Name of Your Uploaded File.jpg|frame]]

That's a vertical bar, the word "frame" and two right square brackets. "frame" puts a border around the image and positions it flush against the right edge of the page, which is where we generally want page images to be.

If it's bigger than 400 pixels horizontally, you're going to want to shrink it. There are a couple ways of doing this; I generally use this markup unless there's a reason not to:

[[File:Name of Your Uploaded File.jpg|thumb|350px]]

Vertical bar, the word "thumb", another vertical bar, "350px", and two right square brackets. This means "put a thumbnail image 350 pixels wide inside a frame and make it flush against the right edge of the page".

Then save the page -- after noting in the edit reason that you've added a page image -- and you're done.

HeneryVII (talkcontribs)

Thanks again.

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RocketMaster (talkcontribs)

EO has a very interesting history, and some good tropes.

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