Hi, I don't know if I'm the only one in this case, but the home page of the wiki seems broken. I tried to copy/paste the source code on a test page and it works well, I don't know what is the problem with the home page, but it seems to have one (for me and maybe for other) :S
I saw you blocked Primeside for a week, but I looked through their six edits, and they are all pretty valid, and if invalid, not block worthy. Maybe you were trying to block the IPs that be undid the edits of?
Via the visual editor? not to my knowledge. I find the quickest / easiest way is to switch to source mode after changes are done, putting it in a text editor, and then doing a find/replace and replace it with nothing.
Why not just keep it on the main page? Events aren't so complicated that we should need more than 1 guide, and guides shouldn't be all that long. Basically I think we should copy what the french wiki does for events, have a detailed summary up at the top. Part of the reason I go through the trouble to add the language link for event pages asap is since they are usually waaay ahead of us, so people can easily go there if they want.
Oh, sorry, bad assumption. Still, shouldn't that content be on their respective pages? Wikis (usually) try to retain a NPOV (Neutral Point Of View) to avoid bias, and I'm not exactly sure what those types of article require that couldn't be added by simply expanding what's already there. If a specific topic requires expanding upon it can have it's own page, and if these topic are many and need to be listed in a simple way, they can be put into navbox or an infobox on the top-right of the page, or something similar (bunch of ways to group info links I've seen).
I guess my "concern" is; most pages that would require a guide aren't all that long to begin with, so why not just keep all the information there? Personal guides are all well and good, but wikis are usually supposed to be a place all this information can be found condensed in an understandable, straightforward way, since having multiple guides makes content spread out, much more susceptible to bias, less likely to be edited (depending), and less likely to follow NPOV.
I'm not again guides, but I guess I'm curious what you mean by "tutorials". My thoughts on that word might be coloring my opinion on your idea.
If you feel a separate page may be needed for these, I'll defer to your judgement.
(What I meant wasn't about the difference between tutorials and guides, but about what you mean by a guide (which was answered by your later statement)
Anyways, to answer your original question, I prefer "guide" over "tutorial". Tutorial has more of a "new people only" feel, while a "guide" is a less "constrained" term that discussed, well, "general strategy, certain technique, tips and tricks". Or at least that's how I think of it. (So for me a tutorial is a guide, but a guide is much less constrained an idea than a tutorial is).
Edit: If you expect to be doing a lot of these, we can make an official custom namespace for them (with reason for a "real" namespace vs just using "Guide:" in the title (without it being "real" first) being outlined at the top of here, but ultimately being semantics / meta wiki reasons. plus just sounding fancy ^.^).
Any idea how to get the friction, density, mass, and restitution of shaman objects?
I tried map editor but forgot objects' properties are not listed, utility rooms don't list them either.
Edit: Oh and also, do you think it is better to merge Planks with ice plank, chocolate plank and such? Or is it better to give them individual plank? or is it better for them to stay like this (IMO it is a bit inconsistent :P )?
I'm not sure. I think one possibility to get the info is in the map editor to try to re-create an object via a map piece (tweak it's friction, mass, etc) until it behaves just like it.
It... depends. It depends on the game and your "beliefs" I guess; I personally prefer to condense things, but since every other object has a page, I think all planks should probably remain as-is, while "planks" becomes a disambiguation link instead of a redirect.
Well I actually don't have any preference over "condensing everything" or "divide everything", but that tiny plank gives me dilemma, since it is skill-tree only but the properties and functions are mostly same as normal one. Dividing them to multiple pages would just give repeated info, while condensing them to one may cause confusion (in addition to inconsistency if we don't do this to stable rune, that troll box, etc).
I guess you are right, they won't be noticeable XD
Probably. I prefer to keep wikis a little on the more serious side, but figure some fun stuff won't hurt. But while off-hand mentions to trolling is acceptable, a whole column is probably overkill. A possible "solution" is to copy the table over to the Trolling page; then we can remove the "troll use" on the shaman items page, and remove all but the first/last columns on the trolling page. That way the content is kept for those that want it, but it doesn't clutter a non-trolling article. Sound fair you think?
As far as naming, there isn't really an over-all standard (I hate renaming images, so I let almost anything slide). However, on things like badges and shop items, they should have the type of thing they are, followed by their number / name. For things on the server, the number is obvious, and for some things in the game it sometimes has a number / letter associated with it. So then "badge #" or "tail-#" (tail item) would be a good naming convention. If it's a more general image, I find no one cares enough to make a sensible name half the time, so I gave up =p :( But not have random letters / random text for the name is a plus.
Edit: So for the most part, feel free to use your own standard, and/or use the pre-existing one if there is one.
I guess it ain't so mini; I hate having to re-explain myself a lot, so I tried to explain as many things as possible (after all, I created the guide for this type of question =p). I guess I consider it a mini guide as I don't explain the programs at all except for the necessary parts.
Any images names that use actual real words are good image names compared to half the images on this wiki '~' And nice job with the event stuff (I updated the main page for it).
I am going to change the images Skill Tree page to the one from the server, what do you think? :P (This can also be an opportunity to change the name, since it is in different format, replace don't work)
I wonder what to do with the old jpgs if i do this, though..
Just leave them. I'll delete them eventually (if nothing else, they'll show up on Special:UnusedFiles, which I go through every so often). This is why many wikis have a rule for using pngs; much easier for updating images.
I seem to recall stumbling across them in the swf; I think it might have been the one that has the currency assets (Fortoresse potatoes, Bouboum Hazelnuts, etc). I'll check tonight (assuming I remember).
FYI, I purposefully made a forum post about updates to discuss how to do them, you responded with just "they should have archive pages seperately for months" with no reason given, ignored my follow up question, and just went ahead and did your way anyways. I could have done that but tried to discuss it first. Again actively dismissing the opinions of other admins, which again isn't exactly admin-like. A wiki is a forum like any other place, and as such requires discussions among it's editors.