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* Any games with high wishlist/player counts/press coverage/notability/surprise announcement/releases.
 
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* Major platform changes e.g. GOG/Steam/Origin/Microsoft Store.
 
* Major platform changes e.g. GOG/Steam/Origin/Microsoft Store.
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* Major patches or content changes.
 
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Revision as of 12:46, 30 June 2020

This project page is for the maintenance of a News section on PCGamingWiki.

Aims

  • Market people to view articles that will receive high interest based on recent news.
  • Highlight platform changes on articles which will require substantial changes/attention.
  • Encourage community participation in current events.
  • Make it easier for Andytizer (or anyone else) to create News articles quickly.

Inclusion criteria

  • Any games with high wishlist/player counts/press coverage/notability/surprise announcement/releases.
  • Major platform changes e.g. GOG/Steam/Origin/Microsoft Store.
  • Major DRM changes e.g. removal of Denuvo or becoming DRM-free.
  • Major patches or content changes.
  • Notable sales.
  • Don't cover new releases, those are covered in PCGamingWiki:Assignments.

Title

  • Brief and concise and ideally a single sentence with period at the end.
  • Internally link where possible in order to encourage users to click through to an article.
  • Explain why the change might be considered interesting to the reader/PCGamingWiki visitor.
  • Add additional information that can't be summarised in the title can be placed in the Notes field.
  • This is currently set to an abbr tag which mouse users can use to hover. Mobile solution needs to be developed.

Instructions

  • PCGamingWiki:News/Table - this is the area where the data is kept.
  • New rows are added newest at the top.
  • Currently Moderators and Editors only have permission to edit this page.
  • When the Table is edited, it also needs to be purged for the data to refresh in the queries.

Syntax

{{News/row
|Title=
|Date=
|Link1=
|Link2=
|Link3=
|Notes=
|Community=
|Pin=false
}}
  • Title - concise title.
  • Date - Month dd format.
  • Link1 - URL only.
  • Link2 - URL only.
  • Link3 - URL only.
  • Notes - any additional information, ideally a single sentence, no formatting/links.
  • Community - URL to community site only.
  • Pin - true/false - this will pin to the top in certain queries. Ideally only 2 or 3 pinned at any one time.

Main contacts

Related pages and templates


Latest 20 News rows