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So, you'd like to contribute to this wiki? That's great! Make yourself an account and have a read over these few short tips to help make your introduction to the editing community smooth :)
- Unregistered users can not edit
- Images can only be uploaded by members in the uploadaccess group
Dos and Don'ts
- Do search for existing pages before creating new ones
- Do use the page creation boxes on each category page to create new pages (this ensures that they use the correct templates and get added automatically to the right categories)
- Do use pages' Discussion tabs to start conversations about details or edits you're not sure of
- Do mention when there's more information that could be included (eg: Todo: Add detailed description of the Hide on failure property)
- Do include a summary of your changes in the Summary field
- Do report any problematic behaviour or content you see on this wiki
- Do make other contributors and readers feel welcome :)
- Don't be rude, derogatory or derisive. If you feel like you want to be (we all get frustrated from time to time), it's time to take a break and come back later
- Don't repeatedly reverse other people's edits. If there's an ongoing problem, report that or contact User:Cheeseness or User:Dargenom, and we can look at locking page edits where appropriate
- Don't engage in gratuitous self-promotion. Pop links into your personal user page if you need to, but keep any other forms of self promotion off the wiki unless they're specifically relevant and/or helpful
What Goes Where
Here are some rules of thumb to help identify what sort of information belongs in which category, and what sort of audience it should be aimed at.
- Reference pages are where visitors who know what they're looking for should go
Imagine a visitor asking "What does a the Hide on failure property do?", or "How does the Precision Gambit work?"
- Resource pages are where visitors looking for information outside of this wiki or downloadable things they can include in their own mods should go
Imagine a visitor asking "Where is the Official Documentation located?" or "What community created card art templates are available?")
- Howto pages are where visitors looking for tutorials or help should go
Imagine a visitor asking "How do I make an Encounter?" or "What does it mean when the Encounter Card Prefab Wizard isn't making cards?")
How to Report Changes
- Go to the history of a page, or look at a diff between revisions.
- Click the "report" link (next to undo).
- Enter a reason for reporting the revision.
- Submit the report.