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Tephra

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    Fandom Discord

    July 2, 2019 by Tephra

    Hey everyone, there is now an official Discord server for Fandom/Gamepedia!

    This is an additional point of contact for Fandom staff and other editors who you can ask for assistance with editing or other wiki-related subjects.

    In order to join, you must do the following:

    1. Have a Discord account set up ahead of time
    2. Add your Discord user ID into your Fandom profile masthead
    3. Join at http://discord.gg/Fandom
    4. Follow the #verification process on the server

    This server is for registered editors, admins, Wiki Team, and Staff, users without registered accounts on Fandom or Gamepedia are not allowed here.

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    New Wiki Manager

    May 8, 2019 by Tephra

    I have been a bureaucrat of the Mount and Blade Wiki since October 2011, and have now been hired by Fandom as a Wiki Manager.

    So I am now also the Wiki Manager for the Mount and Blade Wiki. I am here to help the community and be a liaison to full-time Fandom staff. If you ever have a question or issue relating to the wiki, editing, etc., please contact me on my talk page.

    You can also join the Mount&Blade Wiki Discord.

    - Tephra

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    (Part 1)

    While looking over the weapons in preparation to split them, a problem occurred to me.

    The issue is with the multipurpose weapons like One/Two-handed weapons. An article cannot have a "/" in the title, as this results in a sub-page. For example, "One/Two-handed weapons" will become "Two-handed weapons" as a sub-page of "One".

    Now the obvious solution is to simply give them a different title, but this really only pushes the problem further down the line. Instead of having an undesired sub-page, there is a page with an unintuitive title. In addition, raising the question of what should the new title be?

    I think the weapon name is somewhat unintuitive anyway, so perhaps that isn't a huge issue. Links from parent articles, redirects, temp…

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    Weapons and Armor pages

    August 23, 2016 by Tephra

    Throughout my time here, I've seen a few transitions on general articles for weapons and armor where we have consolidated all items onto one page (see Melee Weapons) or split them into different articles (see Body armor, Helmets, Gloves, Boots).

    Currently, as indicated by the examples above, there is not an agreement between pages as to how items should be listed. The point of this blog is to find a consensus on which standard to go by.

    One page
    • With collapsible tables, excessive length is not that big of a problem anymore
    • It is easier to compare different types of equipment if it is all on one page
    Multiple pages
    • Even with collapsible tables, articles can look messy and crowded with everything crammed together
    • Additional information and images r…
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    This blog is no longer relevant, though the poll will remain open.

    The list of armor on the Body Armor article has been problematic for awhile now. Issues arise due to the length of the table while other armor types do not suffer from this quite so much. The length can be reduced by dividing the list into smaller pieces, but how to divide it causes new problems.

    The purpose of the table is to present all the pieces of body armor available in the most useful way. Looking pretty is not as important as being readable.

    I wish to see how people would like to view this list and will offer a few different variations, each of which come with their own benefits and shortcomings.

    1. One table of all Body Armors (1 table)
      Good: This makes sorting armor by st…
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