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  1. 1 point
    Waschbär

    Taxonomy is a waste of time

    I mean, I see some value in this information, but as it looks now I spend more time on the infobox than the whole rest of a page. Looking at the Taxonomy page and this huge list of variables is kinda overwhelming and confusing. Especially when a game can have multiple categories in a single section (I do wonder what the final infobox for a GTA game will look like with all its gameplay systems and different vehicles for example). And with all the recent changes I also find there is a lack on updating/improving the editing guide. https://www.pcgamingwiki.com/wiki/PCGamingWiki:Editing_guide/The_infobox The reception part is still missing the part of which IDs to provide. https://www.pcgamingwiki.com/wiki/PCGamingWiki:Editing_guide/Microtransactions Here it refers to an empty page to look for the terminology: https://www.pcgamingwiki.com/wiki/Microtransactions which I guess should actually be this https://www.pcgamingwiki.com/wiki/Category:Microtransactions In reality however all that information should be on the same page. And why not feature an example directly on the page like in other sections (video editing guide for example). Instead I have to jump between different tabs all the time just to figure out how I'm supposed to fill in everything. Then there is the link to the Taxonomy page as it must correspond with that but when visiting it all I see under "Instructions" is a changelog where I somehow have to piece the information I need together myself on this huge and unwieldy page. Same applies to the Monetization section https://www.pcgamingwiki.com/wiki/PCGamingWiki:Editing_guide/Downloadable_content_(DLC)_and_expansions Again: No examples, have to jump to different pages for all the info, the "Please refer to Monetization article" link leads nowhere and again that link to the Taxonomy main page which isn't helpful at all. What I'm trying to say is: If that taxonomy stuff isn't ready or properly presentable yet, it shouldn't be part of the editing guidelines.
  2. 0 points
    tyl0413

    Proposal: Achievements support

    I wouldn't count those or atleast they'd have to be marked differently than platform achievements, since those are less useful, can't be tracked outside of game, usually not accessible by achievement sites ect Same way with cloud saves only games with platform cloud saving are shown even though some still sync data with the in game account for example.
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