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  • I’m interested in making the pages for the campaign missions. My proposal is to make screenshots of the openings shot of the missions. For example, the first mission of the Allies is with three rangers side by side in the front, followed by five riflemen in a line behind it, and last but not least Tanya at the back. This is very recognizable for someone who tried out the mission. Luckily, every openings shot of the missions looks interesting because of the multiple starting units.

    I also wanted to use this update from MustaphaTR, which brings the unit colors back to how it was in the original game. This change will very likely be in the next release OpenRA.

    I would like to hear your opinion about my proposal.

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    • > This change will very likely be in the next release OpenRA.

      It won't be in the release https://github.com/OpenRA/OpenRA/issues/14242 is about. One after it probably won't come before 4-5 months. We try to use info from lastest release here so i think we should stick with current colors right now. It shouldn't be really hard to update later.

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  • Hello!

    I have two questions:

    I use this page for reference: http://openra-red-alert.wikia.com/wiki/Hind

    1: In the first sentence, the name Hind is made bold. But this can be done in two ways. If it is linked to the same page or if it is made bold by the person who edited the page. Which method should I use?

    2: How many times should something be linked on a page? In this example, the Longbow is linked twice.

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    • Hi,

      One of my goals is to avoid overly strict or pedantic rules, so that editing is as simple as possible for newbies or one-time editors. So I am avoiding making rules for little things. To answer your first question specifically: Use whatever you like.

      But we should check if same-page linking makes things bold on mobile. If not, then only the other method should be allowed.

      However, I am trying to be strict about the core things that define the Wiki (e.g. writing style: Encyclopedic tone, facts first, tactics later, letter case. Also, every unit has a Unitbox and consistent Unit images, etc). You can see all guidelines here: http://openra-red-alert.wikia.com/wiki/Contribution_Guidelines

      As for the second question, again, I don't think super strict rules are a good idea. I personally think once per paragraph is enough, but I don't mind if others link every appearance.

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    • I also have some suggestions. In the UnitBox template I would suggest to change "Health" with "Hit points", also "Armor" to "Armor type".

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    • I think we should stick to whatever terms the OpenRA engine/community uses, and they use the term "health". I don't mind changing Armor to armor Type, although I prefer shorter words when possible :P

      https://github.com/OpenRA/OpenRA/blob/bleed/mods/ra/rules/infantry.yaml

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  • Those buildings have different artwoeks for Desert/Temprate and Snow terrain. I was thinking maybe we should show those too somehow, either in a gallery section at the end of the page, or something like http://cnc.wikia.com/wiki/Light_infantry

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  • Can you give me HTML code for color you are using on images (i think you are uplading them). It would be better for consistency if i ever upload an image, use the same color.


    It should be written in settings.yaml under OpenRA folder under My Documments.

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    • Please read the image guidelines for max consistency.

      The color is 382929.

      Note that I have uploaded the images of almost all units, even things that don't have articles yet like ants. I think the only thing missing is neutral structures.

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    • In fact, you could make color actually black (000000) by editing that settings.yaml file. I think it would take some time to retake all the images , but i think it may look better. Current color look too random.

      In other hand 00000 is not a color you can normally select, while i guess 382929 is. I'm not sure about using a color that you can't select.

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    • I want people with zero technical abilities to be able to contribute. And it's the only color that can be selected precisely in-game.

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  • I was adding the values for some units, i'm unsure about how to write damage value for units with Burst:s, like Heavy Tank or Flamethrower. Should i add a seperate Burst value, or write something like 8x15 or 8 (x15) [these are values for flamethrower] for damage.

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    • Does anything else have a "charge time" like a coil? It charges up before the first shot. If it's just the coil, no need for a dedicated "charge time" field.

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    • MustaphaTR wrote: Yes, that should do the job, i'll do it, but wanna complete adding the info for stuff i added to InfoBoxes today first.

      Thanks

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