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Unknown glitch with categorization? Edit
Hey--great job so far on adding content to the wiki.
You mentioned an unknown glitch with categories in your edit logs, and maybe I can help. What was the problem you came across?
-Hey Brainwasher. Sorry for late reply. It seems the the notification system of wikia has some problem. I've encountered this glitch that no matter how I try to add category for the page Sen Ren - either through new editor (source editing/visual editing), or old editor (source editing/visual editing) or add category directly onto the page - the categories doesn't work. I think the glitch can only happens if you delete "categ0ry:xxxxx" (I use 0 to replace the o for the case of demonstration) in the new editor, which I probably did that accidentally. I haven't find the solution for this problem after searching any other similar case on fandom forum. The only possible solution I can think of right now is to add Nowiki tag before and after "categ0ry:xxxxx", but I have yet to try it. ---Lonedwikia (talk) 16:51, September 29, 2018 (UTC)
-Never mind my dude. I add the category after deleting every single thing on the page completey. And it worked. Such a wired glitch. ---Lonedwikia (talk) 17:00, September 29, 2018 (UTC)
Simplified Chinese vs. Traditional Chinese in infoboxesEdit
I've got a number of thoughts on this topic, and what it'll best help our audiences.
From a gamer perspective, I'm assuming (though I have no hard numbers) that a majority of people who play CA games are English speakers as a primary language, and probably wouldn't care whether it was Simplified or Traditional.
From a historical perspective, by the end of the Han dynasty the population was more or less starting to use standardized Chinese that was very similar to what Traditional Chinese looks like today; indeed, the character art of most characters uses Traditional Chinese; therefore it would be a nice line of consistency to use Traditional Chinese on this wiki.
From the perspective of players from China, of course, using simplified Chinese would help reduce confusion (although I would argue that ideally, there'd be a Chinese version of Total War Wiki much as there is a Polish one and a German one). However for most older generation Chinese Americans, Taiwanese and others, Traditional Chinese would be more readable.
- I've have a friend from mainland China who currently working on the localization of 3K. I do believe the history research, some of the design work and Chinese voice acting is largely assisted by a 3K team in China. (that's why only Simplified Chinese support dub on Steam)
That being said, I agree from the historical perspective, using Traditional character is more consistent with the character poster (although the in-game English name are written in Pinyin, the mainland spelling system)
So I'm fine with that if you want Traditional as primary language for the name on wiki.
Off the topic, the current wiki info box isn't mobile friendly which cause the latter half of the infobox disappears. Do you have any knowledge on creating mobile friendly info boxes? ----Lonedwikia (talk) 13:22, November 27, 2018 (UTC)
Unfortunately, I do not...I had some old acquaintances who knew infobox design but they've mostly stopped using wikia. Do you know anyone in other communities that may help us? Brainwasher5 (talk) 13:18, November 28, 2018 (UTC)
Possibility of merging pages?Edit
From the information you've been putting on the wiki (great job by the way, keep it up!) there seems to be multiple factions that share the names with their faction leaders. What do you think about merging faction leaders with their respective factions? Too messy, or a nice way of consolidating relevant information? Brainwasher5 (talk) 18:11, January 16, 2019 (UTC)
- Thank you, Brainwasher5. Now I'm thinking the opposite - merging faction page back to their original faction leader (or not, keep them, I'll talk my reason now). From what I know, every single character can created their own faction in the game. Instead of in previous title "faction contains characters", in 3K "characters rules over other characters" which means characters are in the spotlight.
- When the Gongsun Zan was revealed in the blog post. CA mentioned that his character/faction (the faction name is called Gongsun Zan) both have traits and bonus. However, when Gongsun Zan dies, his personal bonus units/traits are gone. His heir can inherit the faction traits, and bring his own personal bonus on the table - and the faction name will be changed accordingly.
- Surely, it will be unnecessary to create respective faction page for every single person (in the interview CA said it's gonna have 500 named characters in game, gosh). Since they don't have their original "faction bonus/traits", we only need to record their personal traits in wiki. Only the original 11 faction leaders (and NPC factions, and Yellow Turban leaders) have "faction bonus", so my plan right now it's to create/keep original faction's page. But we don't need to create new faction page for their heir.
- -Lonedwikia (talk) 03:55, January 23, 2019 (UTC)
Thank you for working on this Wiki! It's pretty cool that you have a lot done so early :)
Noticed two things.
1) Navbox for units (3K) appears to be missing "Sabre Militia"
2) Archer Militia is "Archers Militia" with an "s". Currently, in the game, it is "Archer Militia".
I just thought I'd let you know before I go on making a new page!
- I will modify the navbox, thank you for notifying me. -Lonedwikia (talk) 08:16, May 30, 2019 (UTC)