Forum:Checklist: What Needs To Be Done

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I've been pondering the list of much needed things lately, and here's what I've got (if we want to remain competitive):

  • Skin and templates: done
  • Navboxes: Create and add navboxes to articles. On me.
  • Infoboxes: Create and add missing infoboxes.
  • Pertinent information: Integrate decryptor information into the wiki

Any other thoughts? Tagaziel 12:44, 17 March 2012 (UTC)

Portals; one for the original Wasteland and one for Wasteland 2. I guess some "Did you know...?" content for the main page would be good as well. -- Porter21 (talk) 13:12, 17 March 2012 (UTC)

Template:Navbox weapons WL1 done. Tagaziel 15:24, 18 March 2012 (UTC)

Added to articles. -- Porter21 (talk) 15:42, 18 March 2012 (UTC)

Template:Navbox_locations_WL1 and Template:Navbox_recruits_WL1 done. Tagaziel 18:49, 19 March 2012 (UTC)

Both added to articles. I'll leave future ones for KAG or Guardian ;) -- Porter21 (talk) 19:01, 19 March 2012 (UTC)
Fine by me as long as you remind me on my talk page :) Φύλαξ [~μίλησε μου~] 20:18, 19 March 2012 (UTC)

Just a few thoughts of mine regarding building up the wiki - take it or leave it, as you like :) Since this currently is a rather small wiki in terms of article size, I'd start by consolidating the existing content first - make sure the pages are uniform, complete, check the categorization (and category structure) etc. This kind of stuff is easier to do now since WL2 is quite some time away, and once the new content starts flowing in, the old stuff will be drowned. It's better to build a house on a solid foundation rather than a shaky one.

As such, you should consider establishing standard page layouts for the basic types of articles (items, characters, quests, locations etc). Once you have those, you can create preloads so adding the missing content will be alot faster and less painful.

Having some policies and guidelines from the get-go to make sure everyone's on the same page wouldn't hurt either. You could probably use most of The Vault's policies with little modifications - they're tried and tested, and on a basic level they should work for most RPG wikis.

Anyhow, just suggestions - it's up to this wiki's community where this wiki should go after all :) -- Porter21 (talk) 21:11, 19 March 2012 (UTC)

I think it makes sense to treat this site, at least for now, as basically an extension of The Vault, and import layouts, policies, guidelines from The Vault where applicable. Ausir 21:42, 19 March 2012 (UTC)
I've been uploading The Vault's policies and guidelines to various wikis under my care, as they are brilliant. I will try to keep overhauling the WL wiki as much as possible, but I'm limited by a spotty Internet connection. I'll try to cook up proper layouts this evening and post them for consideration. Tagaziel 09:55, 20 March 2012 (UTC)
I've copied the basic policies and guidelines - I've skipped the layout guidelines for specific article types. Someone who actually knows the setting needs to go over the various policy pages and replace the Fallout examples with Wasteland ones. I've commented the Fallout ones out where I noticed them, so you'll have to edit the page and search for <!-- to find them. -- Porter21 (talk) 10:53, 30 March 2012 (UTC)

Next: Template:Navbox_Needles Tagaziel 18:37, 24 March 2012 (UTC)