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Hello Ukdan999! Welcome to StrategyWiki. Thank you for your contributions. If you have any questions, just contact a sysop through their talk page or post on the staff lounge, and they'd be happy to help. If you need help editing, check the editing article. If you have a question about the content on this wiki, you can check out our staff lounge page. If you want to ask questions or hang out in IRC, we're usually around. On the other hand, if you have ideas for StrategyWiki, bring them up in community issues. Please remember to sign your name on talk pages by clicking Wikisigbutton.png or using four tildes (0-172 13:01, 29 December 2006 (CST)); this will automatically produce your name and the date. Finally, please do your best to always fill in the edit summary field as this helps to document all of your hard work. Feel free to delete this message from your talk page if you like, or keep it for reference.


0-172 13:01, 29 December 2006 (CST)

Just a note, when you upload an image, and you realized you put the wrong category, you don't have to reupload it to change the cat (that doesn't work anywayz). Just click the edit button on the image page, and change it that way. -- Prod (Talk) 13:50, 16 January 2007 (CST)
The guy who uploaded those Super Mario Kart images is the guy who made them. -- Prod (Talk) 12:36, 24 February 2007 (CST)
Ah, sorry, my bad.--RamonSalazar 13:16, 24 February 2007 (CST)

Dotted Line[edit]

I'm not an admin or anything, but I saw your comment for the new skin, great idea, I don't like this way that much but to get rid of the line, go to My Preferences, go to skin and choose MonoBook, it makes the page look a lot more like Wikipedia and gets rid of the line, it also gets rid of the adverts (and it wrecks the way my userboxes look).--Rocky Rally-X Rock.png (Talk Contributions ) 14:47, 26 February 2007 (CST)

Editing conventions[edit]

Hi. First off I'd like to thank you for your contributions to StrategyWiki: you've started off an awful lot of guides recently. However, you're making a few small mistakes, so to save sysops like me some work, it would be best if you don't make them in future. :-) If you look at these two diffs, you'll see the cleanup I've done on two articles you started recently. I'll just highlight what you could improve in future:

  • Put the game's actual genre in the infobox, so soccer games should have [[Soccer]] in the infobox, rather than [[Sports]]. Additionally, there's no need to categorise games by their genre's parent; just the genre itself. (So you should only categorise by Soccer instead of by both Soccer and Sports.)
  • If a game runs on Windows, put the Windows version down (in the infobox and as a category) which was prevalent at the time of the game's release; i.e. the version of Windows for which the game was designed. So, if a game was released in 2002 (after Windows XP was released in 2001), you'd put [[Windows NT]] down in the infobox, as Windows XP is based on the NT kernel, and that's what determines compatibility. Even if a game runs on previous versions of Windows (or future ones), you only put down the version for which it was designed. :-)
  • There's no need to put [[Category:Games]] down in articles, as that's automatically done when you use the infobox.
  • Make sure you categorise games by all their systems, not just the ones for which we have categories. In the case of the first diff, you forgot to categorise the game as running on the Gizmondo.
  • Please only embolden game titles in the introductory paragraph, rather than emboldening and italicising them, as shown in the second diff.

Anyway, I hope this clears up a few little things, and I hope you continue contributing! Thanks. --DrBob (Talk) 05:15, 8 April 2007 (CDT)

Company categories[edit]

Games that were released by Buena Vista Games should be categorized as such. It has had "mild" consensus, but you might want to bring it up on community issues. -- Prod (Talk) 20:20, 2 July 2007 (CDT)

Thank you[edit]

Hey, thanks for the correction in LttP. I'll fix the bottle and bug-net error right away. Procyon (Talk) 09:09, 2 August 2007 (CDT)

Preceded by...[edit]

Sure, a game can be preceded by two other games, and feel free to change that back. I only changed it because you'd used a slash, which indicated to me that one was an alternative name for the other. When you change it back, make sure to use a comma. Thanks. :-) --DrBob http://media.strategywiki.org/images/thumb/a/a7/Needcat_icon.png/12px-Needcat_icon.pnghttp://media.strategywiki.org/images/thumb/6/65/0005.svg/12px-0005.svg.png 17:26, 9 October 2007 (CDT)

Creating new guides[edit]

Hi. Would you mind not creating so many new guides for a bit, please? I know it's an odd thing to ask, but I'm getting worried that we'll end up with thousands of stub guides with no actual content, which would disappoint people who came here knowing that a guide existed, and looking for walkthroughs. I appreciate your enthusiasm, but could you perhaps just channel it all into adding content to existing guides, and making them the best around? I hope you understand, and keep editing! Thanks. --DrBob (talk) 18:10, 22 October 2007 (CDT)

Yeah, I know what you mean. That might work, but only – I think – if we had guest editing enabled; at the moment, I think that anyone who's going to go through the relative hassle of registering is not going to be daunted by having to start the guide from scratch. Sadly, we're not ready to enable guest editing just yet. :-( --DrBob (talk) 18:30, 22 October 2007 (CDT)
One thing that I remember a few people mentioning is that having the basic ToC laid out for them helped a lot. Most people aren't sure where to start. -- Prod (Talk) 20:03, 22 October 2007 (CDT)

Picross DS[edit]

How do you create your images for the Picross DS page, I would love to help with this section and having the source images (or a means to create them) would be awesome.

forgot to sign my name, my apologies. --Rhonlore 16:04, 23 November 2007 (CST)
Thank you for the swift reply. I ended up just saving your image and using Photoshop to fill in the the squares with the Paint Bucket tool. I've already done the first 10 Free, Level 1 puzzles. I'll try and do some more Wednesday :P --Rhonlore 21:38, 26 November 2007 (CST)