This talk page is listed on the Space Empires Wiki Documentation Project page.
Newbie Frequently Asked Questions Development Discussion
Feel free to add to the discussion about what you think should be done to this Newbie FAQ. Feel free to update the FAQ and explain your changes here in more detail. Don't forget to sign your posts here with four tildes (after you regiser your username of course). Welcome to the discussion!
Inigma 19:14, 14 October 2005 (BST)
This FAQ Needs Serious Help
As you can tell, the page needs serious help. I've pasted the menu from the FAQ, but if I don't get around to formatting it, someone else can please feel free. I am not sure if we should put the FAQ all on one wiki page, or link the menu sections to their own pages. It might be easier to search if we make them as links to other pages, and then include back | next links at the tops and bottoms of each section so they link to the adjacent sections. Feel free to edit this page mercilessly, but if you do, be sure to take your time with quality control. The first pages of this FAQ will usually set the standard the rest of the FAQ takes (pending the laborious overhaul of a volunteer to change it all later) so let's do what we can to do this right. The first thing I see is that we need naming conventions for the page file names as we create links (assuming we go with a linked FAQ rather than all on one page), and we need a standard FAQ template. The more organized, the better. Anyone have suggestions? If so, feel free now to make your point by editing the page as is. Anything at this point will be better than what I've put there now. :P Inigma 19:52, 14 October 2005 (BST)
RE: This FAQ Needs Serious Help
Everything on one page would be very bad. Very hard on the db... Fyron
agreed. making sections with section pages will make it easier to read too. when it's complete, someone could put in back and next links for easy follow through. all pages should link to their parent page, especially for this FAQ. so if you are reading this and want to create a faq page, please include a link at the top (standardize it of course with others when picking up were others left off) referencing back to the FAQ index. Inigma 01:19, 15 October 2005 (BST)
Something like the newbie faq should be added in an automated fashion... that is too many links to add manually for any one person. Fyron 01:30, 15 October 2005 (BST)
Keep it simple, dead simple
The whole WIKI is designed for answering people's questions.
I say we make this a simple page with really basic questions on it. Questions relating to larger parts of the game can be covered in detail through other parts of the WIKI. E.g. we don't want a FAQ section on "How do I make my own shipset?" - the Shipsets page in the WIKI will answer that question.