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Welcome to the 2013 WikiCup[edit]

Hello, PresN, and welcome to the 2013 WikiCup! Your submissions' page is here. The first round will last until the end of February, at which point the top 64 scorers will advance to the second round. We will be in touch at the end of every month, and signups are going to remain open until the end of January; if you know of anyone else who may like to take part, please let them know! A few reminders:

  • The rules can be found here. There have been a few changes from last year, which are listed on that page.
  • Anything you submit must have been nominated and promoted in 2013, and you need to have completed significant work upon it in 2013. (The articles you review at good article reviews does not need to have been nominated in 2013, but you do need to have started and completed the review in 2013.) We will be checking.
  • If you feel that another competitor is breaking the rules or abusing the competition in some way, please let a judge know. Please do not remove entries from the submissions' pages of others yourself.
  • Don't worry about calculating precisely how many points everything is worth. The bot will do that. The bot may occasionally get something wrong- let a judge know, or post on the WikiCup talk page if that happens.
  • Please try to be prompt in updating submissions' pages so that they can be double-checked.

Overall, however, don't worry, and have fun. It doesn't matter if you make the odd mistake; these things happen. Questions can be asked on the WikiCup talk page. Good luck! J Milburn and The ed17 13:00, 1 January 2013 (UTC)

List of Canadas Wonderland Attractions FLC[edit]

Another user has fixed all the issues you brought up with the list.--Dom497 (talk) 19:49, 1 January 2013 (UTC)

The WikiProject: Good Articles Newsletter (January 2013)[edit]

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Talkback[edit]

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Another user and I have responded to your comment. Astros4477 (talk) 22:58, 3 January 2013 (UTC)

The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter (4th Quarter 2012)[edit]

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FLC[edit]

Hey! I currently have this FLC: Wikipedia:Featured list candidates/List of The Elder Scrolls video games/archive2. I'd really appreicate if you take a look at that list and give me some comments. Thanks! — ΛΧΣ21 20:07, 22 January 2013 (UTC)

Main page appearance: Bastion (video game)[edit]

This is a note to let the main editors of Bastion (video game) know that the article will be appearing as today's featured article on January 30, 2013. You can view the TFA blurb at Wikipedia:Today's featured article/January 30, 2013. If you prefer that the article appear as TFA on a different date, or not at all, please ask featured article director Raul654 (talk · contribs) or his delegates Dabomb87 (talk · contribs), Gimmetoo (talk · contribs), and Bencherlite (talk · contribs), or start a discussion at Wikipedia talk:Today's featured article/requests. If the previous blurb needs tweaking, you can change it—following the instructions at Wikipedia:Today's featured article/requests/instructions. If this article needs any attention or maintenance, it would be preferable if that could be done before its appearance on the Main Page. The blurb as it stands now is below:

Bastion is an action role-playing video game produced by independent developer Supergiant Games. In the game, the player controls "the Kid" as he moves through floating, fantasy-themed environments collecting special shards of rock to power a structure, the Bastion, in the wake of an apocalyptic event. It features a dynamic voiceover from a narrator, and is presented as a two-dimensional game with an isometric camera and a hand-painted, colorful art style. The game debuted at the September 2010 Penny Arcade Expo, and it went on to be nominated for awards at the 2011 Independent Games Festival and win awards at the Electronic Entertainment Expo prior to release in July 2011. During 2011, the game sold more than 500,000 copies, 200,000 of which were for the Xbox Live Arcade. It was widely praised by reviewers, primarily for its story, art direction, narration, and music, although opinions were mixed on the depth of the gameplay. Bastion has won many nominations and awards since its release, including several for best downloadable game and best music. The soundtrack was produced and composed by Darren Korb, and a soundtrack album was made available for sale in August 2011. (Full article...)

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Signpost question[edit]

Hi PresN, would you be willing to give the Signpost's featured content section a blurb about one or more exemplary FLCs from 2012, or those which stuck out in your mind or were your favourite? I'm thinking about a hundred words, and in the end it should look a bit like this. Thanks! — Crisco 1492 (talk) 22:54, 24 January 2013 (UTC)

FAC review for an FAC review?[edit]

I'll review Journey if you review God of War (video game). --JDC808 20:53, 26 January 2013 (UTC)

File:Arena promo screenshot.jpg listed for deletion[edit]

A file that you uploaded or altered, File:Arena promo screenshot.jpg, has been listed at Wikipedia:Files for deletion. Please see the discussion to see why this is (you may have to search for the title of the image to find its entry), if you are interested in it not being deleted. Thank you. — ΛΧΣ21 23:26, 28 January 2013 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free image File:Arena promo screenshot.jpg[edit]

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Thanks for uploading File:Arena promo screenshot.jpg. The image description page currently specifies that the image is non-free and may only be used on Wikipedia under a claim of fair use. However, the image is currently not used in any articles on Wikipedia. If the image was previously in an article, please go to the article and see why it was removed. You may add it back if you think that that will be useful. However, please note that images for which a replacement could be created are not acceptable for use on Wikipedia (see our policy for non-free media).

Note that any non-free images not used in any articles will be deleted after seven days, as described in the criteria for speedy deletion. Thank you. -- Trevj (talk) 01:09, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

Precious[edit]

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Thank you for quality articles such as the " indie video game darling of 2011" Bastion, for creating featured topics such as Hugo Award, for being a WikiDragon, for quoting "music ... can convey a subtle message, something that comes from your imagination and sticks with the listener", - you are an awesome Wikipedian!

--Gerda Arendt (talk) 10:28, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

A year ago, you were the 381st recipient of my PumpkinSky Prize, --Gerda Arendt (talk) 11:10, 30 January 2014 (UTC)

Journey[edit]

Hey, congrats on getting it to FA. Were you going to submit it for the WikiCup? —Torchiest talkedits 16:29, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

Ah, too bad. I guess a few wording changes isn't the same as basically writing the whole article.  :) —Torchiest talkedits 16:33, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

WikiCup 2013 January newsletter[edit]

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Signups are now closed; we have our final 127 contestants for this year's competition. 64 contestants will make it to the next round at the end of February, but we're already seeing strong scoring compared to previous years. Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions) currently leads, with 358 points. At this stage in 2012, the leader (Irish Citizen Army Grapple X (submissions)) had 342 points, while in 2011, the leader had 228 points. We also have a large number of scorers when compared with this stage in previous years. Florida 12george1 (submissions) was the first competitor to score this year, as he was last year, with a detailed good article review. Some other firsts:

Featured articles, portals and topics, as well as good topics, are yet to feature in the competition.

This year, the bonus points system has been reworked, with bonus points on offer for old articles prepared for did you know, and "multiplier" points reworked to become more linear. For details, please see Wikipedia:WikiCup/Scoring. There have been some teething problems as the bot has worked its way around the new system, but issues should mostly be ironed out- please report any problems to the WikiCup talk page. Here are some participants worthy of note with regards to the bonus points:

  • United States Ed! (submissions) was the first to score bonus points, with Portland-class cruiser, a good article.
  • Australia Hawkeye7 (submissions) has the highest overall bonus points, as well as the highest scoring article, thanks to his work on Enrico Fermi, now a good article. The biography of such a significant figure to the history of science warrants nearly five times the normal score.
  • Chicago HueSatLum (submissions) claimed bonus points for René Vautier and Nicolas de Fer, articles that did not exist on the English Wikipedia at the start of the year; a first for the WikiCup. The articles were eligible for bonus points because of fact they were both covered on a number of other Wikipedias.

Also, a quick mention of British Empire The C of E (submissions), who may well have already written the oddest article of the WikiCup this year: did you know that the Fucking mayor objected to Fucking Hell on the grounds that there was no Fucking brewery? The gauntlet has been thrown down; can anyone beat it?

If you are concerned that your nomination—whether it is at good article candidates, a featured process, or anywhere else—will not receive the necessary reviews, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. Questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup, and the judges are reachable on their talk pages or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn (talkemail) and The ed17 (talkemail) 00:23, 1 February 2013 (UTC)

Request for comment on designer credits in infoboxes[edit]

Hey PresN, I was wondering if you would be interested in participating in discussion on this topic. The discussion at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Video games#RfC: Designer credits in Infobox video game has stalled a little bit and I'd like to reach a consensus on it. Even if you have no objections, a physical acknowledgement of that would be appreciated. Thanks, Axem Titanium (talk) 01:05, 7 February 2013 (UTC)

DYK for Music of Final Fantasy XIII-2[edit]

Nyttend (talk · contribs) 00:04, 9 February 2013 (UTC)

Please accept my apologies[edit]

I know I said this in my reply on the Square Enix project page, but I think I aught to say it here too. I hope you will accept my apologies for my hasty actions with Final Fantasy XIII-2. It was rather stupid on my part. I promise I will be very careful in future about such actions and I will leave your current edits alone. --ProtoDrake (talk) 17:51, 11 February 2013 (UTC)

WikiProject Good Articles Newsletter - February 2013[edit]

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Ikenie no Yoru[edit]

When you get a chance, could you push this one to start? I would, but its a freaky game and I dont want to look at the spooky images :) I am going to work on Guardian Cross today to get that one to start, so we have all game Square Enix articles back to start. Judgesurreal777 (talk) 19:44, 25 February 2013 (UTC)

It's not a Square Enix game? Ridiculous! Oh we'll, thanks for making it a start regardless, I'm back to looking for references for those last stub bio articles. Judgesurreal777 (talk) 00:30, 26 February 2013 (UTC)

List of Presidents of Pakistan[edit]

Hi, any chance you could have a look at Wikipedia:Featured list candidates/List of Presidents of Pakistan/archive1? Regards, Zia Khan 17:47, 26 February 2013 (UTC)

List of DS:Style products[edit]

Take a look at this when its convenient to you, it seems very complete and referenced, it could be an easy featured list. You are good at lists. :) .Judgesurreal777 (talk) 05:41, 27 February 2013 (UTC)

Reminder[edit]

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WikiCup 2013 February newsletter[edit]

Round 1 is now over. The top 64 scorers have progressed to round 2, where they have been randomly split into eight pools of eight. At the end of April, the top two from each pool, as well as the 16 highest scorers from those remaining, will progress to round 3. Commiserations to those eliminated; if you're interested in still being involved in the WikiCup, able and willing reviewers will always be needed, and if you're interested in getting involved with other collaborative projects, take a look at the WikiWomen's Month discussed below.

Round 1 saw 21 competitors with over 100 points, which is fantastic; that suggests that this year's competition is going to be highly competative. Our lower scores indicate this, too: A score of 19 was required to reach round 2, which was significantly higher than the 11 points required in 2012 and 8 points required in 2011. The score needed to reach round 3 will be higher, and may depend on pool groupings. In 2011, 41 points secured a round 3 place, while in 2012, 65 was needed. Our top three scorers in round 1 were:

  1. Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions), primarily for an array of warship GAs.
  2. London Miyagawa (submissions), primarily for an array of did you knows and good articles, some of which were awarded bonus points.
  3. New South Wales Casliber (submissions), due in no small part to Canis Minor, a featured article awarded a total of 340 points. A joint submission with Alaska Keilana (submissions), this is the highest scoring single article yet submitted in this year's competition.

Other contributors of note include:

Featured topics have still played no part in this year's competition, but once again, a curious contribution has been offered by British Empire The C of E (submissions): did you know that there is a Shit Brook in Shropshire? With April Fools' Day during the next round, there will probably be a good chance of more unusual articles...

March sees the WikiWomen's History Month, a series of collaborative efforts to aid the women's history WikiProject to coincide with Women's History Month and International Women's Day. A number of WikiCup participants have already started to take part. The project has a to-do list of articles needing work on the topic of women's history. Those interested in helping out with the project can find articles in need of attention there, or, alternatively, add articles to the list. Those interested in collaborating on articles on women's history are also welcome to use the WikiCup talk page to find others willing to lend a helping hand. Another collaboration currently running is an an effort from WikiCup participants to coordinate a number of Easter-themed did you know articles. Contributions are welcome!

A few final administrative issues. From now on, submission pages will need only a link to the article and a link to the nomination page, or, in the case of good article reviews, a link to the review only. See your submissions' page for details. This will hopefully make updating submission pages a little less tedious. If you are concerned that your nomination—whether it is at good article candidates, a featured process, or anywhere else—will not receive the necessary reviews, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. Questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup, and the judges are reachable on their talk pages or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn (talkemail) and The ed17 (talkemail) J Milburn (talk) 11:44, 1 March 2013 (UTC)


Last 4 Square Enix stubs[edit]

Well, we are nearly there! I think we should nominate them for deletion, since I cannot find sufficient references for any of them, but I wanted you, we you are available, to take one final look. I don't speak or read Japanese, so if I'm missing something I wanted to check first. Once this is set, the number of stubs should be zero. Judgesurreal777 (talk) 21:43, 1 March 2013 (UTC)

Level up![edit]

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In recognition of your contributions to the Square Enix Wikiproject, for coming up with the Stub project in 2011, for working tirelessly toward the then unimaginable goal (to me) of no stubs, I hereby award you this barnstar! Judgesurreal777 (talk) 19:13, 5 March 2013 (UTC)


All featured lists[edit]

Cool idea! I think there are really only 5 lists left; the other few are character articles that for some reason, at some point, were made into lists, which I really think they are not. You may want to chime in on this point on the talk page so we can make the change in article titles, since you are listened to, because if we make the character lists start articles, I can hack and slash at them into C's and you can probably bring the last 5 lists up to FL, and we will have no stubs and all FL.Judgesurreal777 (talk) 20:16, 5 March 2013 (UTC)

Wow, Featured List nominations take a while! But yeah, that's a great idea, a Good Topic for Xenogears? A good "Characters of" article? Are such things ALLOWED? :P But that reference you found, thats like gold, we can use that... I'll start poking at the article, perhaps we can do this! Judgesurreal777 (talk) 21:44, 5 March 2013 (UTC)

Vandalism[edit]

Two things; one, could you block this account? Vandal on its user history, it is a vandalism account. Also, can I get my user page protected again? I feel like as soon as I get un protected, people are vandalizing my user page. Bad blood from my wars in AFD from years ago...Judgesurreal777 (talk) 04:24, 6 March 2013 (UTC)

Actually, I am still protected, they found a loophole... geez, can we plug it? Judgesurreal777 (talk) 04:48, 6 March 2013 (UTC)
No I'm good now, I'll let people talk to me :) Thanks a lot! Judgesurreal777 (talk) 05:31, 6 March 2013 (UTC)


Page move[edit]

Could you help me move GRIN (company) to Grin (company)? The Fortress GAN wants me to change the name of the article to make it standard; just like BUNGiE isnt that but just Bungie, it should be regular grin not all caps GRIN. Judgesurreal777 (talk) 06:11, 7 March 2013 (UTC)

Seeing that Fortress (Grin) is now at GA status, as well as it was once part of Wikipedia:Featured topics/Final Fantasy XII, do you think it should join that topic once more? I mean I didn't know if was once again an article so it probably should have been placed back in. But since it now has Grin in the title I'm not entirely certain. GamerPro64 15:26, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
I think so, it was still going to be a Final Fantasy 12 game after all... Thanks PresN for this, and all your kindnesses! I have a question; are all the Square Enix articles in the Square Enix template ours? They don't all seem to have our project banner if they are. Judgesurreal777 (talk) 05:50, 10 March 2013 (UTC)

An award for your contribs[edit]

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Although you made it, this award is long overdue. I dont know what this wikiproject will be without you. Im quite envious of your skill and dedication.Lucia Black (talk) 18:10, 7 March 2013 (UTC)

Characters of[edit]

I tried to move one, but since many were originally characters of, I can't move them there because the one there have to be deleted first...could you move them? I'll change them to start level articles on the index, so I can at least do that. Judgesurreal777 (talk) 18:16, 10 March 2013 (UTC)

Thanks! We keep on trucking, things keep going forward. Judgesurreal777 (talk) 18:48, 10 March 2013 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Thanks for warning Niemti on his talk page. Oh boy, I find it extremely frustrating when abusive users badmouth me and bring up old and irrelevant disputes that I would rather put to bed as I always move on. We'll see what happens, eh? Other than that, good work on the Symphonic Fantasies article! Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 21:18, 12 March 2013 (UTC)


Idea for another article tracker[edit]

Could we make one of those green banner for the article cleanup tags? Like what percentage of articles have them? We are in the mid 40's I think, could be another useful metric to work down to zero, or to 100% free. Also, update that wonderful graph when you get a chance, I bet we made a huge different in the last two months! I'm going to start on Characters of Xenogears soon, just found a lot of Square Enix other stuff as well.Judgesurreal777 (talk) 22:54, 12 March 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for looking into it! It usually tracks with article progression anyway, so as long as we move forward they should decrease. Judgesurreal777 (talk) 23:24, 12 March 2013 (UTC)

List of Presidents of Pakistan[edit]

Hi, could you please have a look at Wikipedia:Featured list candidates/List of Presidents of Pakistan/archive1? Regards, Zia Khan 21:36, 16 March 2013 (UTC)

Regarding an issue with Niemti[edit]

Hi PresN. If you don't mind, can you please take a look at the differences here, here, here and here, as well as Talk:Jill Valentine/GA2? Also, can you please look at this section? I've been trying to minimize contact with Niemti, but apparently he's going around badmouthing me to regular established editors by calling me a "stalker" (I think that its only stalking if the edits are not done in good faith) and accusing me of "lying", which I never have and these comments are considered to be a clear violation of WP:NPA. He was already warned by Fladrif (talk · contribs) about this here. And that was after I posted on the WP:RSN and supported what Fladrif said after FutureTrillionaire brought it up at WT:VG/S. Also, there has been some contention with other editors (i.e. FutureTrillionaire) going on at the GAN of Jill Valentine after he quick-failed it due to sourcing issues; see also WP:RSN#Jill Valentine and WT:VG/S#Jill Valentine. Also, since editing on behalf of another editor is called meatpuppetry and can lead to a block, I am trying not to recruit meatpuppets nor am I trying to use sockpuppets as doing so can lead me to a block. What is the best option here? Thanks, Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 19:35, 17 March 2013 (UTC)

I see now. Thanks, anyway. Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 01:31, 18 March 2013 (UTC)

Kefka Palazzo[edit]

Ok, the article seems to be close to GA status now, but I need someone to look at it since I'm too close to it having worked on it so much. I imagine it is a bit disorganized and needs some rewriting. If you could take a look before I nominate it, that would be much appreciated. Judgesurreal777 (talk) 21:01, 17 March 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for the blitz! This way the article will get much better. Yeah I wish I could find more on Kefka's development. My thinking is that it will be good enough for GA but prohibitive for FA. I hear that there are interviews from the 1990's in V Jump Magazine in Japan with the game creators, and isn't there an ultimania? I wonder if that was ever translated into English. And thanks for wanting to take over the Jill article, it is so close, and needs so little fixing. Judgesurreal777 (talk) 14:15, 18 March 2013 (UTC)
Ok here's a crazy thought, could we get away with having Kefka's laugh sampled in the article? The article does go on and on about how his laugh is so famous, so memorable, and the best video game laugh ever, but no one can hear it! If you think this would be good, could you help me add it? Judgesurreal777 (talk) 19:54, 19 March 2013 (UTC)
Seems like the Nominator for Mighty Jill Off is on extended break, still want to address the tiny amount of fixes for its GA status? Judgesurreal777 (talk) 20:08, 21 March 2013 (UTC)

Good Article Nominations Request For Comment[edit]

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A 'Request For Comment' for Good Article Nominations is currently being held. We are asking that you please take five to ten minutes to review all seven proposals that will affect Good Article Nominations if approved. Full details of each proposal can be found here. Please comment on each proposal (or as many as you can) here.

At this time, Proposal 1, 3, and 5 have received full (or close to) support.

If you have questions of anything general (not related to one specif proposal), please leave a message under the General discussion thread.

Please note that Proposal 2 has been withdrawn and no further comments are needed. Also, please disregard Proposal 9 as it was never an actual proposal.

Motion to close RFC/U[edit]

As an outside editor, I have moved that Wikipedia:Requests_for_comment/Niemtibe closed.

I sent a notice to every editor who had previously commented in the RFC/U but had not yet commented on the Motion to close, including Niemti. Obviously, because of the block which you (quite justifiably) imposed, he can't comment at the RFC/U itself. At the prompting of another editor I have advised that it was my understanding that he could still comment on his Talk Page. If that is incorrect, please advise.

If you wish to comment on the Motion to close, please do so here . Fladrif (talk) 14:58, 28 March 2013 (UTC)

WikiCup 2013 March newsletter[edit]

We are halfway through round two. Pool A sees the strongest competition, with five out of eight of its competitors scoring over 100, and Pool H is lagging, with half of its competitors yet to score. WikiCup veterans lead overall; Pool A's Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions) (2010's winner) leads overall, with poolmate London Miyagawa (submissions) (a finalist in 2011 and 2012) not far behind. Pool F's New South Wales Casliber (submissions) (a finalist in 2010, 2011 and 2012) is in third. The top two scorers in each pool, as well as the next highest 16 scorers overall, will progress to round three at the end of April.

Today has seen a number of Easter-themed did you knows from WikiCup participants, and March has seen collaboration from contestants with WikiWomen's History Month. It's great to see the WikiCup being used as a locus of collaboration; if you know of any collaborative efforts going on, or want to start anything up, please feel free to use the WikiCup talk page to help find interested editors. As well as fostering collaboration, we're also seeing the Cup encouraging the improvement of high-importance articles through the bonus point system. Highlights from the last month include GAs on physicist Niels Bohr (Australia Hawkeye7 (submissions)), on the European hare (Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions)), on the constellation Circinus (Alaska Keilana (submissions) and New South Wales Casliber (submissions)) and on the Third Epistle of John (Indiana Cerebellum (submissions)). All of these subjects were covered on at least 50 Wikipedias at the beginning of the year and, subsequently, each contribution was awarded at least three times as many points as normal.

Wikipedians who enjoy friendly competition may be interested in participating in April's wikification drive. While wikifying an article is typically not considered "significant work" such that it can be claimed for WikiCup points, such gnomish work is often invaluable in keeping articles in shape, and is typically very helpful for new writers who may not be familiar with formatting norms.

A quick reminder: now, submission pages will need only a link to the article and a link to the nomination page, or, in the case of good article reviews, a link to the review only. See your submissions' page for details. This will hopefully make updating submission pages a little less tedious. If you are concerned that your nomination—whether it is at good article candidates, a featured process, or anywhere else—will not receive the necessary reviews, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. Questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup, and the judges are reachable on their talk pages or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn (talkemail) and The ed17 (talkemail) J Milburn (talk) 22:18, 31 March 2013 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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This is for your valuable contributions and excellent work as an administrator and member of the Video Games WikiProject. You are a valuable contributor as well and I hope we can work together some time in the future. Warmest regards, Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 00:29, 1 April 2013 (UTC)

EotW[edit]

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Nice to meet you. The future of Editor of the Week depends on nominations. An anonymous editor said you might be a good candidate. But, sorry, you are just too popular! :~)... The focus is on "invisible" hard-working editors. You seem to be a Wiki wanderer. I would imagine that you run across potential candidates here and there. Please keep EotW in mind. Thank you. ```Buster Seven Talk 21:20, 4 April 2013 (UTC)

The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, Q1 2013[edit]

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Volume 6, No. 1 — 1st Quarter, 2013
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Lists at FLC[edit]

If you have time or interest, feel free to take a look at my two lists at FLC: List of awards and nominations received by Fiona Apple and List of songs recorded by Pink Martini. Thanks so much! --Another Believer (Talk) 15:56, 8 April 2013 (UTC)

Help with review?[edit]

I think the article Final Fantasy Dimensions is at B-class but i tend to treat B-class as GA classes, so it would be great if you could review it for me to see if its B-class worthy? It would be a great help. I just made a post in the talk page.Lucia Black (talk) 10:48, 9 April 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for your help, i just need a quick re-review of the gameplay. If i'm missing anything or didnt explain anything properly. Ive added refs, but realized they dont cover the EZweb releases. So other than the official site, i have no other sources for the rest of the EZweb releases.Lucia Black (talk) 02:14, 12 April 2013 (UTC)

List of Bungie video games[edit]

Could you look at this and tell me what it needs? I have never worked on featuring a list before, and it seems complete, but I am probably not seeing what the issues are. Judgesurreal777 (talk) 11:51, 10 April 2013 (UTC)

Wow! Thanks for all the help, I'll begin work on that, as well as my personal drive for 100 project GAs. Judgesurreal777 (talk) 21:27, 10 April 2013 (UTC)

You're a King![edit]

Did the corrections, come see! :) Judgesurreal777 (talk) 02:28, 18 April 2013 (UTC)

You know it's a good review when you can see how much better the article becomes, so thanks! I'm gonna keep going, I think we have a lot of articles that are very ready to be GA's, just need a push. Judgesurreal777 (talk) 04:33, 18 April 2013 (UTC)
Ok ignore my email, it was a false alarm, I think I was temporarily swept up in a banned ip dragnet. :) Yeah, if you want to, having someone review Dissidia or Vincent Valentine would be good. I'm still tweaking Valentine but Dissidia is ready whenever. Judgesurreal777 (talk) 18:04, 18 April 2013 (UTC)

Hmmmmm.....[edit]

I am wracking my brain, and I can't figure something out. When writing an article like the Slime article I got to GA, the sectioning of the information seems very...arbitrary. Like, most of these characters origins involved how they were designed, but then there's a physical appearances section to, you see? And this one has a personality section, but then they talk about how it acts elsewhere too. It just feels like there are no clean lines in any of these character articles and I would love to hear of a way of making them that is very clean. Sorry to ramble, but it is something I'm trying to figure out. :) Judgesurreal777 (talk) 04:16, 19 April 2013 (UTC)

Game Rankings/Metacritic stuff[edit]

I need clarification on this point, so I don't mistake deletion of these pieces for vandalism or hasty edits. Has there been a consensus to remove one or the other from game review ranking info boxes (sorry if this is clumsy phrasing)? I ask this because you seem to have just deleted the Game Rankings score for Final Fantasy XIII-2, and I was wanting to know if that had been decided, so I don't get shocked by any more sudden, large0scale deletions of this sort coming along in other articles on my watchlist. --ProtoDrake (talk) 21:34, 21 April 2013 (UTC)

Persistent vandalism of Final Fantasy XIV[edit]

Could you semi protect this article? They won't stop. And block some people while you're at it! :)Judgesurreal777 (talk) 15:54, 23 April 2013 (UTC)

Thanks Pres! That was some awesome protecting going on there! ;) Judgesurreal777 (talk) 19:42, 23 April 2013 (UTC)

Balthier[edit]

All right. I've passed the Balthier article for GA. Also, on an irrelevant note, can you please join the discussion at Talk:Ghost in the Shell? There seems to be disagreements between Lucia Black, Ryulong and ChrisGualtieri and I think it requires administrator intervention. Thanks, Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 00:25, 30 April 2013 (UTC)

I did a google translation of the French interview, and I did not see the names Basch or or Balthier mentioned in reference to who was the protagonist, so I removed it. Then, Sjones said that the protagonist switch was sourced from an Edge Magazine article, so I hunted and found two references to it, and all I found referenced was Balthier. I put a copy of the link on the talk page discussion of the GA nomination, they make reference in the article to Balthier alone. Judgesurreal777 (talk) 20:11, 1 May 2013 (UTC)
Darnit! I looked twice and did not see that, so I looked and found other references...sigh. Well maybe you could help me add this back? Judgesurreal777 (talk) 20:24, 1 May 2013 (UTC)
I think what you wrote on my talk page is exactly right based on our RS, so please help me update Balthier, Vaan, Characters of and Final Fantasy XII. Judgesurreal777 (talk) 20:34, 1 May 2013 (UTC)

Farewell[edit]

I am sending this message to the users who I have closely collaborated with. I will be taking a temporary Wikibreak for at least 5-7 days to let off some steam and get myself reenergized. Some of the stress has got to me, so I think it's best if I should take a couple of days off. I also have final exams coming up as well, so I have more important things to worry about. I, however, will be here to contribute to some articles that I have worked on. Until then, farewell. With my very best and warmest regards, Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 20:34, 30 April 2013 (UTC)

G-Zay[edit]

G-Zay has returned with another IP causing mayhem to the usual pages.Xiomicronpi (talk) 17:05, 2 May 2013 (UTC)

Deleting Characters of the Final Fantasy XIII series to make way for move?[edit]

Hey PresN, do you mind deleting this redirect in preparation for a possible move? It looks like consensus is moving away from "Character of the Lightning Saga". Axem Titanium (talk) 19:29, 2 May 2013 (UTC)

Matt Leto[edit]

Interested in reviewing? I tried to have this Article deleted, I didn't think it was notable, and now it's my GA...delicious irony! Judgesurreal777 (talk) 01:14, 3 May 2013 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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This barnstar is awarded in recognition of the excellent work done on the Square Enix Wikiprojects lists, turning them from junk to glittering stars, to the point of making our Wikipedia-wide newsletter say Wiki Loves Video Games Judgesurreal777 (talk) 10:36, 3 May 2013 (UTC)

WikiCup 2013 April newsletter[edit]

We are a week into Round 3, but it is off to a flying start, with Republic of Rose Island Sven Manguard (submissions) claiming for the high-importance Portal:Sports and Portal:Geography (which are the first portals ever awarded bonus points in the WikiCup) and Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions) claiming for a did you know of sea, the highest scoring individual did you know article ever submitted for the WikiCup. Round 2 saw very impressive scores at close; first place New South Wales Casliber (submissions) and second place Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions) both scored over 1000 points; a feat not seen in Round 2 since 2010. This, in part, has been made possible by the change in the bonus points rules, but is also testament to the quality of the competition this year. Pool C and Pool G were most competitive, with three quarters of participants making it to Round 3, while Pool D was the least, with only the top two scorers making it through. The lowest qualifying score was 123, significantly higher than last year's 65, 2011's 41 or even 2010's 100.

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The Pacific (TV miniseries)[edit]

Can you keep your eye on this discussion, please? Niemti and I are in a dispute about some recent edits he made, and, rather than answer my concerns, he insults me and questions my knowledge and experience as an editor. My concern is that this will only get worse as I have reverted him again and asked that he explain his edits and try to gain consensus for his edits. It is not enough for him to claim that it is somehow self-evident that his edits are positive and helpful. And he certainly has to refrain from insulting other editors. ---The Old JacobiteThe '45 19:14, 12 May 2013 (UTC)

Yeah, because the article absolutely should be badly referenced (whole sectios unreferenced) and composed of single-sentence paragrapahs and lots of trivia (such as detailed descriptions of trailers, scena-by-scene), the content should include things having 'citation needed' tags for years and it's not "necessary or helpful" to remove such stuff, plot sections should be named "synopsis" and include things not even in the film (book companion), etc. etc., and all the improvement edits should be reverted as "none of those changes seemed necessary or helpful" (speaking of "he insults me and questions my knowledge and experience as an editor"). Btw, TheOldJacobite has article ownership issues with many film/series articles all over Wikipedia (I've seen it before, with other people, elsewhere). --Niemti (talk) 09:45, 13 May 2013 (UTC)

Oh, and it's this: [1] ("none of those changes seemed necessary or helpful"). When I write articles, I don't even mention trailers (it's such a trivia), but TheOldJacobite totally flips when one even questions (with a tag) a necessity for his long scene-by-scene description of a trailer, plus some original research-like commentary about an accuracy of... the said trailer (that's while his article has zero content regarding the historical accuracy of the series itself), without even a single reference to back any of it (and I've got it tagged for being unreferenced too, which allegedly was also not "necessary or helpful"), all of this given a whole separate section (because apparently it's "self-evident" this stuff is so "positive and helpful" and "necessary", and no one can't do anything with it unless explained to and approved by TheOldJacobite). --Niemti (talk) 09:53, 13 May 2013 (UTC)

Also, when explained in detail, The Old Jacobite will just flatly ignore the issues and not even respond (that was my take on his continous reverts of other user's edits there, in another article that The Old Jacobite believes he owns). --Niemti (talk) 10:38, 13 May 2013 (UTC)

He just reverted it for the third time, still demanding to review the changes before he would accept or reject them (he calls such ownership claims "consensus"). As I said, it's hardly just this article - and I just informed JTBX (who had such problems with this user before) about this discussion, so he can tell more, hopefully leading to some action regarding this problem (it's about time). --Niemti (talk) 13:49, 13 May 2013 (UTC)

FF13-2 FAC[edit]

I've left some comments. --JDC808 18:18, 15 May 2013 (UTC)

Ping. --JDC808 18:31, 17 May 2013 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Featured list candidates/List of Hot 100 number-one singles of 2012 (U.S.)/archive1[edit]

Please comment. — (talk) 11:33, 21 May 2013 (UTC)

Chocobo series[edit]

Hey! Thanks for adding details to the music section, that really helps a lot. I wanted to ask you, should this be split to a list and a series article, or stay the same? Also, when its convenient to you, could you help me fill in some of the remaining sections? I am having the hardest time finding anything to put there, and there are too many games for there to be nothing! :) Judgesurreal777 (talk) 16:43, 21 May 2013 (UTC)

God of War: Betrayal FAC[edit]

Hi, would you care to provide a review for this short article if you have some time? --JDC808 00:08, 22 May 2013 (UTC)

Dwarf Stars Award [edit]

Hey PresN, not sure if you'd noticed but I left a couple of simple comments at the FLC for the above? Cheers. The Rambling Man (talk) 10:44, 26 May 2013 (UTC)

BS Fūrai no Shiren Surara wo Sukue[edit]

Hello, thanks for your contribution in List of Mystery Dungeon video games. I notice you don't add refernces for BS Fūrai no Shiren Surara wo Sukue, and I also try to do some research. Well, you migth notice info in Satellaview Wikia. I notice a Nintendo page introduce BS rai no Shiren (BS風来のシレン) "was boardcasted in May [1996] and would rerun... [in July as featured program]" (今回の放送は5月に放送された物の再放送で...). Unfortunately, boardcast list of May 1996 was not archived, but list of July 1996 had this game (BS風来のシレン〜スララを救え). And I add some Japanese ref for other items of this article, if you find English source you can replace it:) Hopy these are useful.--Wangxuan8331800 (talk) 10:57, 26 May 2013 (UTC)

Characters of the Final Fantasy XIII series book reference help[edit]

You seemed to know the various relevant page numbers for the XIII and XIII-2 Scenario and Ultimania Omegas. I need your help. I want specific page numbers for the info on the page I've linked above so they don't seem too general. I don't have the books myself, I just know this through other sources that don't state the page numbers. No need to worry about the Fragments Before and After books. I've done those. I've done all I can with the Ultimanias, which isn't enough, so I really need your help. Can you help? --ProtoDrake (talk) 10:14, 1 June 2013 (UTC)

Ah, I see. Well, thank you anyway. I guess it does not matter so much. It's not as if I'm trying to make it a featured article, where they might well demand page numbers. I think the article could get away with it. And thanks for showing me the links to the scans, but I doubt they will be of much help. They are far too low-res to get anything off them. It just looks like black dots on my screen. And I can't read Japanese, though I can understand a little, enough to be able to know what the woman in Type-0's intro are saying, but not to follow an entire game or film without subtitles or a dub. --ProtoDrake (talk) 07:30, 4 June 2013 (UTC)

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List of Square Enix downloadable games[edit]

Hi, I don't know if I'm supposed to come here to dispute undoing of edits, so sorry if I'm in the wrong place. When I modified that article. I was trying to go for something like what was done in here: [[2]]. I agree that the sorting can list the games by platform and date, but it helps readability tremendously when you separate them by platforms. Besides, when new multiplatform games are released, is looks much better to have a single entry in different tables, than having repeated entries on the same table. Hope you can see how my train of thought was.

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Hugo Award for Best Fancast[edit]

So I noticed that this is not part of the Hugo Award Featured Topic. Probably should be at least Peer Reviewed before starting a Supp nom. GamerPro64 14:43, 18 June 2013 (UTC)

Pinging this again in case you didn't notice this the first time. GamerPro64 17:05, 24 June 2013 (UTC)
Okay. Keep up the good work. GamerPro64 17:54, 24 June 2013 (UTC)

The Peer Review closed for this a while ago and a supp nom hasn't been made for it yet. Just a bit of a heads up. GamerPro64 21:00, 4 August 2013 (UTC)

IP vandalism[edit]

Sorry to bother you again but G-Zay has returned with more misinformation and libel on the Final Fantasy XII and Yoshinori Kitase articles. Should such instances be directly reported to you to get the pages protected from vandalism?Xiomicronpi (talk) 04:22, 1 July 2013 (UTC)

Thank you again for your help in these matters. As to why he continues this behaviour, I don't know. I've read forum posts of him and to me it almost seems like he is a compulsive liar. That's my only explanation really. He seems completely convinced by the tall tales he's spreading. I'll keep monitoring the pages and will leave you a message if it happens again.Xiomicronpi (talk) 13:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Looks like G-Zay registered the account ArchadianJudge the same day the new IP edits were reported. Maybe a block of the IPs would prove more helpful? They're all from the same London-based ISP.Xiomicronpi (talk) 03:36, 7 July 2013 (UTC)
As you said, the IPs change often and there's always the possibility of proxies. So banning single IPs won't be too helpful. Luckily his edits can be easily identified based on his behaviour. This will render any future sockpuppet accounts useless. Don't expect him to stop anytime soon, though. He's been going on message boards for the last six or so years doing this, some three years on Wikipedia now. Might earn him a spot here down the road. I see there's also the option of contacting his ISP if this type of abuse continues.Xiomicronpi (talk) 13:27, 8 July 2013 (UTC)

FAC[edit]

Hey! How are you? I wanted to say hello and inform you that I have taken Pirates of the Caribbean: Armada of the Damned to FAC. The nomination page is here. Comments are welcome :) — ΛΧΣ21 06:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)

WikiCup 2013 June newsletter[edit]

We are down to our final 16: the 2013 semi-finals are upon us. A score of 321 was required to survive round 3, further cementing this as the most competitive WikiCup yet; round 3 was survived in 2012 with 243 points, in 2011 with 76 points and in 2010 with 250 points. The change may in part be to do with the fact that more articles are now awarded bonus points, in addition to more competitive play. Reaching the final has, in the past, required 573 points (2012, a 135% increase on the score needed to reach round 4), 150 points (2011, a 97% increase) and 417 points (2010, a 72% increase). This round has seen over a third of participants claiming points for featured articles (with seven users claiming for multiple featured articles) and most users have also gained bonus points. However, the majority of points continue to come from good articles, followed by did you know articles. In this round, every content type was utilised by at least one user, proving that the WikiCup brings together content contributors from all corners of the project.

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The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, Q2 2013[edit]

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WP Square Enix in the Signpost[edit]

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I gave my support to you're article (List of Square Enix mobile games FLC). I was wondering if you would be interested on reviewing Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, it is currently a FLC. This would mean the world to me, if you will be willing! smile SoapFan12 20:14, 21 July 2013 (UTC)

Motomu Toriyama Talk page[edit]

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WikiCup 2013 July newsletter[edit]

We're halfway through this year's penultimate round, and the competition is moving along well. Pool A's Canada Sasata (submissions) currently leads overall, while Pool B's Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions) is second. Both leaders are WikiCup veterans, and both have already scored over 600 points this month. If the round were to end today, London Miyagawa (submissions), with 274 points, would be the lowest-scoring participant to make it through. This indicates that participants will need a score comparable to last year's (573, the highest ever) to qualify for the final. The high scores this year are a testament both to the quality of participants and to the increased focus on significant content (eligible for bonus points) in this year's competition. So far this round, both Sasata and Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions) have made up over half of their score through bonus points, with, for example, high importance FA koala earning Sasata a total of 440 points (from a multiplier of 4.4) and high-importance GA sea earning Cwmhiraeth a total of 216 points (from a multiplier of 7.2). Other articles on important topics submitted this round include a featured article on the Norman conquest of England by Wyoming Ealdgyth (submissions), and good articles on Nobel laureate in literature Henryk Sienkiewicz, Nobel laureate in physics Hans Bethe, and the noted Japanese aircraft carrier Hiryū. These articles are by Poland Piotrus (submissions), Australia Hawkeye7 (submissions) and Sturmvogel_66 respectively.

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DYK RfC[edit]

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Chrono Trigger characters.[edit]

I've made a list of good sources for some Chrono Trigger characters, namely Magus, Lucca (kind of?), Lavos (kind of?), Chrono, Frog, and Robo. I was wondering, if I gave them to you, would you be able to help out with giving these characters articles? - New Age Retro Hippie (talk) (contributions) 04:15, 2 August 2013 (UTC)

Also

Lavos

Lucca

Marle

Magus

Robo

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Ayla

Removed Crono's entries because there was enough sources that I could just get to work on the article. My biggest worry was that it lacked the concept/creation, though there exists some in the list of characters thankfully. Remove this list when you want so your page doesn't get ugly. - New Age Retro Hippie (talk) (contributions) 20:18, 2 August 2013 (UTC)

"inline external links aren't allowed like that"[edit]

I don't understand the logic behind your recent revert. Why not allow an external link (inline or otherwise) to a relevant, authoritative source of information? — HipLibrarianship talk 18:51, 2 August 2013 (UTC)

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Niemti[edit]

Hello, I am told you are mentoring the above user. We ran into conflict at The Last of Us over the titling of sections. He didn't give a reason for the change, just that it is a standard format. When I presented him with FA articles that showed the existing formatting was correct he proceeding to go "fix" them as well and edit war over the same issue across the three articles. When I tagged him for edit warring he just tagged me and has removed any talk I add to his page. As I understand it he has numerous issues relating to video game articles, perhaps if he is still under your tutelage he needs reminding of such as he is ignoring me. Thanks for your time. Darkwarriorblake (talk) 18:59, 15 August 2013 (UTC)

G-Zay back[edit]

Didn't take too long. G-Zay is back again with edits to Kazushige Nojima, Daisuke Watanabe and Guardian Cross. I suppose only the latter will be subject to continuing edits by G-Zay as it's a game designed by Hiroyuki Ito.Xiomicronpi (talk) 19:34, 21 August 2013 (UTC)

And back with edits to the other high-risk BLP Yoshinori Kitase.Xiomicronpi (talk) 18:21, 2 September 2013 (UTC)

WikiCup 2013 August newsletter[edit]

This year's final is upon us. Our final eight, in order of last round's score, are:

  1. Australia Hawkeye7 (submissions), a WikiCup newcomer who has contributed on topics of military history and physics, including a number of high-importance topics. Good articles have made up the bulk of his points, but he has also scored a great deal of bonus points. He has the second highest score overall so far, with more than 3000 points accumulated.
  2. New South Wales Casliber (submissions), another WikiCup veteran who reached the finals in 2012, 2011 and 2010. He writes on a variety of topics including botany, mycology and astronomy, and has claimed the highest or joint highest number of featured articles every round so far this year. He has the third highest score overall, with just under 3000 points accumulated.
  3. Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions), 2012 WikiCup champion, who writes mostly on marine biology. She has also contributed to high-importance topics, seeing huge numbers of bonus points for high-importance featured and good articles. Previous rounds have seen her scoring the most bonus points, with scoring spread across did you knows, good articles and featured articles.
  4. Canada Sasata (submissions), a WikiCup veteran who finished in second place in 2012, and competed as early as 2009. He writes articles on biology, especially mycology, and has scored highly for a number of collaborations at featured article candidates.
  5. Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions), the winner of the 2010 competition. His contributions mostly concern Naval history, and he has scored a very large number of points for good articles and good article reviews in every round. He is the highest scorer overall this year, with over 3500 points in total.
  6. Wyoming Ealdgyth (submissions), who is competing in the WikiCup for the second time, though this will be her first time in the final. A regular at FAC, she is mostly interested in British medieval history, and has scored very highly for some top-importance featured articles on the topic.
  7. London Miyagawa (submissions), a finalist in 2012 and 2011. He writes on a broad variety of topics, with many of this year's points coming from good articles about Star Trek. Good articles make up the bulk of his points, and he had the most good articles back in round 2; he was also the highest scorer for DYK in rounds 1 and 2.
  8. Scotland Adam Cuerden (submissions) has previously been involved with the WikiCup, but hasn't participated for a number of years. He scores mostly from restoration work leading to featured picture credits, but has also done some article writing and reviewing.

We say goodbye to eight great participants who did not qualify for the final: Poland Piotrus (submissions), Idaho Figureskatingfan (submissions), Ohio ThaddeusB (submissions), Michigan Dana boomer (submissions), Prince Edward Island Status (submissions), United States Ed! (submissions), Florida 12george1 (submissions), England Calvin999 (submissions). Having made it to this stage is still an excellent achievement, and you can leave with your heads held high. We hope to see you all again next year. Signups are now open for the 2014 WikiCup, which will begin on 1 January. All Wikipedians, whatever their interest or level of experience, are warmly invited to participate in next year's competition.

This last month has seen some incredible contributions; for instance, Cwmhiraeth's Starfish and Ealdgyth's Battle of Hastings—two highly important, highly viewed pages—made it to featured article status. It would be all too easy to focus solely on these stunning achievements at the expense of those participants working in lower-scoring areas, when in fact all WikiCup participants are doing excellent work. A mention of everything done is impossible, but here are a few: Last round saw the completion of several good topics (on the 1958, 1959 and 1962 Atlantic hurricane seasons) to which 12george1 had contributed. Calvin999 saw "S&M" (song), on which he has been working for several years, through to featured article status on its tenth try. Figureskatingfan continued towards her goal of a broad featured/good topic on Maya Angelou, with two featured and four good articles. ThaddeusB contributed significantly to over 20 articles which appeared on the main page's "in the news" section. Adam Cuerden continued to restore a large number of historical images, resulting in over a dozen FP credits this round alone. The WikiCup is not just about top-importance featured articles, and the work of all of these users is worthy of commendation.

Finally, the usual notices: If you are concerned that your nomination—whether it is at good article candidates, a featured process, or anywhere else—will not receive the necessary reviews, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. If you want to help out with the WikiCup, please do your bit to reduce the review backlogs! Questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup, and the judges are reachable on their talk pages or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn (talkemail) and The ed17 (talkemail) 05:15, 29 August 2013 (UTC)

Final Fantasy music[edit]

Hi there, thank you so much for your outstanding contributions to the Final Fantasy music articles. I am really impressed to see that we have pages of that sort. It definitely demonstrates your love for the series.

I'm wondering, how did you justify those articles as notable and thus ensure they didn't get merged with the game articles? All the standard stuff about reliable sources, yes, but it seems that with The Legend of Zelda series many of the in-depth articles got merged back into the main game articles. It's as if there was a philosophy over the past few years that any given game could only have one article about it, no matter how impactful the game and how many different aspects of it were of note. So do you have any advice on how to defend such articles as notable? CaseyPenk (talk) 16:35, 3 September 2013 (UTC)

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Featured lists[edit]

I have just made a review for your nomination for the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel list. May I ask in return a review for this nomination?

WikiCup 2013 September newsletter[edit]

In 30 days, we will know the identity of our 2013 WikiCup champion. Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions) currently leads; if that lead is held, she will become the first person to have won the WikiCup twice. Canada Sasata (submissions), Australia Hawkeye7 (submissions)—who has never participated in the competition before—and New South Wales Casliber (submissions) follow. The majority of points in this round have come from a mix of good articles and bonus points. This final round is seeing contributions to a number of highly important topics; recent submissions include Phoenix (constellation) (FA by Casliber), Ernest Lawrence (GA by Hawkeye7), Pinniped, and red fox (both GAs by Sasata).

The did you know (DYK) eligibility criteria have recently changed, meaning that newly passed good articles are accepted as "new" for did you know purposes. However, in the interests of not changing the WikiCup rules mid-competition, please note that only articles eligible for DYK under the old system (that is, newly created articles or 5x expansions) will be eligible for points in this year's WikiCup. We do, however, have time to discuss how this new system will work for next year's competition; a discussion will be opened in due course. On that note, thoughts are welcome on changes you'd like to see for next year. What worked? What didn't work? What would you like to see more of? What would you like to see less of? All Wikipedians, new or old, are also warmly invited to sign up for the 2014 WikiCup.

If you are concerned that your nomination—whether it is at good article candidates, a featured process, or anywhere else—will not receive the necessary reviews, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. If you want to help out with the WikiCup, please do your bit to reduce the review backlogs! Questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup, and the judges are reachable on their talk pages or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn (talkemail) and The ed17 (talkemail) 22:39, 1 October 2013 (UTC)

Re DoC FFVIII review[edit]

I remember you said you were willing to help with this. I've located the issues that really need fixing, but (it may sound uncharitable) Lucia Black is being a little unreliable at the moment in terms of her vanishing, and then popping up later and creating a new issue to innumerate today. Could you come here and attend to the faults I found. I desperately want to round off the review and pass this article, but I can't until the points I've brought up are attended to. --ProtoDrake (talk) 08:33, 3 October 2013 (UTC)

WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, October 2013[edit]

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Super Meat Boy[edit]

While you may object to the length of the plot summary, the fact remains that there is a plot to Super Meat Boy. You just blanked it. Under any other circumstance that would be vandalism. If you have a problem with the length, try being constructive and trimming the text, instead of just nuking the whole thing because you can't bother to collaborate.

Additionally, you might bother to provide constructive feedback as to your objections to what I wrote, instead of the Wikipedia equivalent of "f%$# you, no, you're wrong." -- Y|yukichigai (ramble argue check) 09:38, 28 October 2013 (UTC)

You know what, nevermind. I'm not even going to get drawn into this kind of bullcrap again. I'm sick of trying to argue with "delete first" editors. I don't care anymore. You want to blank the plot section? Fine, go ahead. Enjoy making Wikipedia a crappier place full of incomplete articles. -- Y|yukichigai (ramble argue check) 10:13, 28 October 2013 (UTC)

You didn't have to bother with an explanation. I really don't care anymore. I'd rather edit something where getting content to stick isn't an uphill battle. -- Y|yukichigai (ramble argue check) 15:53, 28 October 2013 (UTC)

Re: Potential Good Topic[edit]

Thanks for the heads-up about the review. I'll get myself ready to face the slings and arrows of the GA review, while taking arms against my own sea of troubles... Sorry, getting carried away. But you will have to explain what good topics and peer reviews are, or direct me to where I can find out. And if all the articles relating to Final Fantasy XIII did become a good topic eventually, what kind of effect would it have? I'm still not up on everything on Wikipedia, you see. On the whole, it sounds a good next step for them. And by the way, it would be wonderful if you helped me get Lightning Returns to GA and FA when the time comes. --ProtoDrake (talk) 08:07, 30 October 2013 (UTC)

Follow-ups[edit]

I'm glad you found the work satisfactory, and no, the blog source is just something I found. As to getting all that done quickly, I'm a fast worker, and don't like hanging around. On top of that, I usually think best on the hop. You know, I was rather worried it wouldn't pass. And it still hasn't got the plot and reception info in it concerning Lightning Returns, but that will come in time. I have also just put up Lightning Returns for a peer review, so we could make that good topic after all.

I think the references for Lightning should be archived too, but how do I do that? I haven't the faintest idea. Could you forward the instructions to me tomorrow, then I can get round to it when I have a descent amount of time. None of the references are going anywhere fast from what I can judge. By the by, only the first page of the NowGamer article reference is there. I checked and the rest had not been archived. Shame. --ProtoDrake (talk) 23:00, 30 October 2013 (UTC)

WikiCup 2013 October newsletter[edit]

The WikiCup is over for another year! Our champion, for the second year running, is Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions). Our final nine were as follows:

  1. Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions)
  2. Australia Hawkeye7 (submissions)
  3. Canada Sasata (submissions)
  4. Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions)
  5. New South Wales Casliber (submissions)
  6. Scotland Adam Cuerden (submissions)
  7. London Miyagawa (submissions)
  8. Poland Piotrus (submissions)
  9. Wyoming Ealdgyth (submissions)

All those who reached the final win prizes, and prizes will also be going to the following participants:

  • New South Wales Casliber (submissions) wins the FA prize, for four featured articles in round 4, worth 400 points.
  • Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions) wins the GA prize, for 20 good articles in round 3, worth 600 points.
  • Portland, Oregon Another Believer (submissions) wins the FL prize, for four featured lists in round 2, worth 180 points.
  • Scotland Adam Cuerden (submissions) wins the FP prize, for 23 featured pictures in round 5, worth 805 point.
  • Republic of Rose Island Sven Manguard (submissions) wins the FPo prize, for 2 featured portals in round 3, worth 70 points.
  • Australia Hawkeye7 (submissions) wins the topic prize, for a 23-article featured topic in round 5, worth 230 points.
  • Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions) wins the DYK prize, for 79 did you know articles in round 5, worth 570 points.
  • Ohio ThaddeusB (submissions) wins the ITN prize, for 23 in the news articles in round 4, worth 270 points.
  • United States Ed! (submissions) wins the GAR prize, for 24 good article reviews in round 1, worth 96 points.
  • The judges are awarding the Oddball Barnstar to British Empire The C of E (submissions), for some curious contributions in earlier rounds.
  • Finally, the judges are awarding Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions) the Geography Barnstar for her work on sea, now a featured article. This top-importance article was the highest-scoring this year; when it was promoted to FA status, Cwmhiraeth could claim 720 points.

Prizes will be handed out in the coming weeks. Please be patient!

Congratulations to everyone who has been successful in this year's WikiCup, whether you made it to the final rounds or not, and a particular congratulations to the newcomers to the WikiCup who have achieved this year. Thanks to all who have taken part and helped out with the competition. While it has been an excellent year, errors have opened up the judges' eyes to the need for a third judge, and it is with pleasure that we announce that experienced WikiCup participant Miyagawa will be acting as a judge from now on. We hope you will all join us in welcoming him to the team.

Next year's competition begins on 1 January. You are invited to sign up to participate; it is open to all Wikipedians, new and old. Brainstorming and discussion remains open for how next year's competition will work, and straw polls will be opened by the judges soon. Those interested in friendly competition may also like to keep an eye on the stub contest, being organised by Casliber. The WikiCup judges will be back in touch over the coming months, and we hope to see you all in the 2014 competition. Until then, it only remains to once again congratulate our worthy winners, and thank all participants for their involvement! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn (talkemail) and The ed17 (talkemail) 00:15, 1 November 2013 (UTC)

WikiCup award[edit]

In recognition of your participation in the 2013 Wikipedia:WikiCup, in which you reached round 2. J Milburn (talk · contribs) and The ed17 (talk · contribs) 13:09, 3 November 2013 (UTC)

G-Zay back (2)[edit]

He's back again and made edits to Yoshiaki Koizumi, trying to hype him up with bogus credits. Removed the misinformation and expanded the page with verifiable info.Xiomicronpi (talk) 16:09, 3 November 2013 (UTC)

And he's returned to Hiroyuki Ito with new IP ranges. Little more than a week after the protection ran out.
He's made similar edits over at Final Fantasy Wikia with a proven sockpuppet (see talk page contributions thereof).Xiomicronpi (talk) 11:43, 16 November 2013 (UTC)

Kingdom Hearts[edit]

Hi there Pres, I noticed in the Birth By Sleep GAN that you were taking over for Judge for a bit. I've finished reviewing Dream Drop if you want to take a look at it. Thanks! — Mr. V (tc) 02:35, 4 November 2013 (UTC)

Heyo, any news on this one? — Mr. V (tc) 09:26, 17 November 2013 (UTC)

Talkback[edit]

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Your GA nomination of Symphonic Odysseys[edit]

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Need help[edit]

Hi there, PresN. Recent articles have shown that Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain are two separate games. The references I found to support it are here, but there are others out there. I was wondering how I could start a discussion about splitting the article into two. --ProtoDrake (talk) 20:28, 4 November 2013 (UTC)

No, nothing. Glad that little mix-up has been straightened out. It only took... erm... Don't know. Haven't been keeping track of the Metal Gear stuff. Oh, and have you seen the new Jump Scan online showing a render of Bhunivelze himself. He looks soooo scarily cool. --ProtoDrake (talk) 19:50, 6 November 2013 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Symphonic Odysseys[edit]

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Your GA nomination of Symphonic Odysseys[edit]

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Thanks[edit]

Thanks for doing the GA review, sorry if I overstepped any boundaries by butting into the nominations, I just didn't want to see it fail for silly reasons. If you don't mind me asking though, are all the archive dates and access dates meant to be done in yyyy-mm-dd? It's not something I've really come across as a concrete rule, I find it confusing personally, especially when you have days/months from 01-12. --Lightlowemon (talk) 12:06, 5 November 2013 (UTC)

FL comments request[edit]

Since you contributed to the The Office (U.S. season 8) FL nomination, is there anyway you could vote/add suggestions to my FL nomination of The Office (U.S. season 9)? Thanks!--Gen. Quon (Talk) 20:08, 10 November 2013 (UTC)

Best Fan Writer Hugo[edit]

The past weekend was ICON 38; there was a surprising amount of talk about the history of fandom and fanzines, and on my way out I picked up the Ace-Double-style volume from Chicon IV, with Lee Hoffman on one side and Bert Chandler on the other, for US$1.50! I opened the Hoffman first, and bang! there was that quote, so warmly reminiscent of the few times I got to meet Lee herself, but also of the latest issue of Andy Hooper's Flag that came to my mailbox over the weekend. --Orange Mike | Talk 21:11, 19 November 2013 (UTC)

An inquiry[edit]

I was wondering whether you would be doing an article for the music of Lightning Returns? The other XIII games have such articles, and you seem to have been the biggest contributor in that regard. I was thinking, remembering our conversation about getting the XIII games and directly related articles as a Good Topic, maybe that particular move should be postponed until the LR music article is created, if it is indeed going to be created. So, what's happening in that regard, if anything? --ProtoDrake (talk) 21:09, 23 November 2013 (UTC)

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Rhythm Heaven[edit]

Thanks for commenting on the EarthBound discography article. I've been planning to work on a Rhythm Heaven discography article. I know of three soundtracks for it yet I can only find limited sources for two of them (only from SEM). I was wondering if you could lend your expertise and sourcing abilities to this article. - New Age Retro Hippie (talk) (contributions) 20:21, 3 December 2013 (UTC)

Re: FF13 Good Topic nomination[edit]

I think I've done my nomination statement. Feel free to take the next step by all means, if there is a next step that can be taken by the nominators at this stage. If I've misinterpreted what you mean by "nomination statement", please inform me so I may rectify it. --ProtoDrake (talk) 21:23, 4 December 2013 (UTC)

Barnstarification[edit]

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On behalf of Wikipedians everywhere I award you this barnstar for stepping up and finishing GA reviews when their nominators could not. Great work! — Mr. V (tc) 22:25, 5 December 2013 (UTC)

Template:Video game reviews[edit]

Please update the documentation page when you change code. It is improper to not do so.—CKY2250 ταικ 01:55, 7 December 2013 (UTC)

That was nowhere near what I was saying to edit. Read the entire documentation page and change it to fit your changes. If you can't then don't edit code.—CKY2250 ταικ 14:08, 7 December 2013 (UTC)
Is this a joke. You still are missing the lead of the documentation page. How about you read the entire documentation page and edit it.—CKY2250 ταικ 03:08, 8 December 2013 (UTC)
You obviously didn't read it. You are 100% the reason why I don't use wikipedia anymore.—CKY2250 ταικ 04:55, 8 December 2013 (UTC)

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Final Fantasy XIII Topic[edit]

I may have been a bit too quick to close this nomination but I'm letting you know that I failed Wikipedia:Featured topic candidates/Final Fantasy XIII/archive1. I felt the arguments against it was enough to fail it but if you disagree let me know. GamerPro64 18:05, 9 December 2013 (UTC)

G-Zay[edit]

Thanks for blocking those G-Zay sock puppets. It's always a sad day when a user decides to disrupt Wikipedia via socks, but denies that he is G-Zay. Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 01:20, 16 December 2013 (UTC)

Holiday wishes![edit]

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PresN, thanks for your hard work this year, you deserve wonderful holidays!

I wish you success and happiness in your endeavours for this coming year, and I hope we'll be able to carry on improving the wonderful project that is Wikipedia together! Keep rocking on! :)

  • Salvidrim!, wrapping up another great year of collaboration with y'all!

Merry Christmas![edit]

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May 2013 bring you joy, happiness – and no trolls or vandals!

All the best

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Merry Christmas![edit]

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Happy New Year! — ΛΧΣ21 Call me Hahc21 21:04, 24 December 2013 (UTC)

Another sockpuppet of G-Zay[edit]

G-Zay is on the loose once again, this time editing as Skyjet89 (talk · contribs · deleted contribs · nuke contribs · logs · edit filter log · block user · block log). Can you please block him? I had to file an edit filter request because of G-Zay's actions, but no response is there as of yet. Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 18:15, 27 December 2013 (UTC)

Chill out Sjones, how are you so convinced enough to revert & tag that they are the same editor based on a single talk page post!? ☺ · Salvidrim! ·  18:43, 27 December 2013 (UTC)
See this. Also, WP:BAN states that "any edits made in violation of a ban may be reverted," which is what I usually do since G-Zay is banned. And please don't worry Salv, I am calm here. Basically, G-Zay is a notorious Kitase hater, and said that Kitase was not the director of FFX despite other sources stating that. Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 19:14, 27 December 2013 (UTC)

The single talk page post, while holding similar opinions to G-Zay, is not similar enough in actions for me to block them. I'm only 50% sure that's it's G-Zay at this point, based mainly on the fact that he's the only person for years to ever care about Kitase's exact credits in FF games, but that's not enough for a block. Don't worry about it, SJones- I try to stay on top of G-Zay, so I'm monitoring the situation- I watch all the pages he's been associated with. --PresN 21:20, 27 December 2013 (UTC)

Thanks. I always try to make sure G-Zay does not come back to Wikipedia as well. The other day, G-Zay used an IP to harass me on my talk page after removing the diatribe from your talk page and that's what led me to discuss a possible edit filter to permanently prevent his edits. So basically, I just don't want to put up with this individual's disruption anymore. In any case, I think all of his edits should be reverted and I'm not at all upset, why should I be? But if he does cause disruption again, maybe we could also file a long-term abuse report on him? Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 02:04, 28 December 2013 (UTC)

Welcome to the 2014 WikiCup![edit]

Hello PresN, and welcome to the 2014 WikiCup! Your submission page can be found here. The competition will begin at midnight tonight (UTC). There have been a few small changes from last year; the rules can be read in full at Wikipedia:WikiCup/Scoring, and the page also includes a summary of changes. One important rule to remember is that only content on which you have completed significant work, and nominated, in 2014 is eligible for points in the competition- the judges will be checking! As ever, this year's competition includes some younger editors. If you are a younger editor, you are certainly welcome, but we have written an advice page at Wikipedia:WikiCup/Advice for younger editors for you. Please do take a look. Any questions should be directed to one of the judges, or left on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup. Signups will close at the end of January, and the first round will end on 26 February; the 64 highest scorers at that time will make it to round 2. Good luck! J Milburn (talk · contribs), The ed17 (talk · contribs) and Miyagawa (talk · contribs) 17:32, 31 December 2013 (UTC)

Need your help[edit]

I've been working on the Drakengard 2 article (creating development and reception sections, generally improving it), and recently I've noticed that the infobox has developed some weird fault. I've looked at the HTML text, but it's not there. Can you help fix this? I'm stumped. --ProtoDrake (talk) 21:25, 7 January 2014 (UTC)

Richard Burns Rally[edit]

Just a random question. Is this game within the scope of Wikipedia:WikiProject Square Enix? I noticed that it was published by SCi (which is now Square Enix Europe) so it may but I don't know the process in the Project. GamerPro64 04:32, 9 January 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for the response. I can see why you guys wouldn't have stuff like that in your scopes. So much clutter for something the company had no responsibility with would be pointless. GamerPro64 04:59, 9 January 2014 (UTC)

WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, Quarter 4, 2013[edit]

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List of plantations in West Virginia[edit]

PresN, thank you for taking the time to review this article. I've made changes to all your suggestions thus far, with the exception of the colored column. Should I keep the column and add the symbol within the column, or nix the column and place the symbol indicating its status in the name column? If you have any additional questions or suggestions, please let me know, and I'll address them ASAP. -- Caponer (talk) 04:09, 12 January 2014 (UTC)

  • Also, I'm open to any and all suggestions about what other content should be included in this table. Depending upon your suggestions, I will take the time to research any ideas you have and get that content included in the table ASAP. -- Caponer (talk) 04:14, 12 January 2014 (UTC)

G-Zay edit filter[edit]

Hi. While I have filed an edit filter request to prevent G-Zay's abuse, I wanted to ask you something, given my history with him: in your opinion, do you think an edit filter or WP:LTA report will prevent his edits or would a range block on G-Zay's ISPs work better? Thanks, Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 04:35, 20 January 2014 (UTC)

It's that time of the month again. Seems to be back as User:Grotesque Desires. Opened another sockpuppet investigation although it's pretty evident that it's G-Zay again.Xiomicronpi (talk) 18:28, 13 February 2014 (UTC)

You have a new message![edit]

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Hello, PresN. You have new messages at Wikipedia:Featured list candidates/List of SpongeBob SquarePants episodes/archive2.
Message added 05:00, 25 January 2014 (UTC). You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{Talkback}} or {{Tb}} template.

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Your GA nomination of Secret of Mana[edit]

The article Secret of Mana you nominated as a good article has been placed on hold Symbol wait.svg. The article is close to meeting the good article criteria, but there are some minor changes or clarifications needing to be addressed. If these are fixed within 7 days, the article will pass; otherwise it may fail. See Talk:Secret of Mana for things which need to be addressed. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Tezero -- Tezero (talk) 15:10, 1 February 2014 (UTC)

WikiCup 2014 January newsletter[edit]

The 2014 WikiCup is off to a flying start, with, at time of writing, 138 participants. The is the largest number of participants we have seen since 2010. If you are yet to join the competition, don't worry- the judges have agreed to keep the signups open for a few more days. By a wide margin, our current leader is newcomer Smithsonian Institution Godot13 (submissions), whose set of 14 featured pictures, the first FPs of the competition, was worth 490 points. Here are some more noteworthy scorers:

Featured articles, featured lists, featured topics and featured portals are yet to play a part in the competition. The judges have removed a number of submissions which were deemed ineligible. Typically, we aim to see work on a project, followed by a nomination, followed by promotion, this year. We apologise for any disappointment caused by our strict enforcement this year; we're aiming to keep the competition as fair as possible.

Wikipedians interested in friendly competition may be interested to take part in The Core Contest; unlike the WikiCup, The Core Contest is not about audited content, but, like the WikiCup, it is about article improvement; specifically, The Core Contest is about contribution to some of Wikipedia's most important article. Of course, any work done for The Core Contest, if it leads to a DYK, GA or FA, can earn WikiCup points.

If you are concerned that your nomination—whether it is at good article candidates, a featured process, or anywhere else—will not receive the necessary reviews, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. If you want to help out with the WikiCup, please do your bit to help keep down the review backlogs! Questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup, and the judges are reachable on their talk pages or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn (talkemail), The ed17 (talkemail) and Miyagawa (talkemail) 19:54, 1 February 2014 (UTC)

Template talk:Track listing[edit]

I think it was you who opened up the discussion again. There are obviously more people happy to have the option restored, but do we all need to add our oppose votes now? BollyJeff | talk 14:22, 3 February 2014 (UTC)

Ref archiving question[edit]

Hey, PresN. I've been off for a while but I'll be finishing up the last couple of notes left for List of Sega Genesis games at its FLC today. Thanks again for your feedback. I do have a question, though; I'll be looking to archive everything per your suggestion, but there's one very crucial reference that doesn't seem to be allowed to be archived at web.archive.org, and that's Allgame. Any ideas how I might be able to get an archive URL? Thanks, Red Phoenix let's talk...check out the Sega task force 14:13, 9 February 2014 (UTC)

On that note as well, I've also finished responding to the rest of your feedback on the page. Red Phoenix let's talk...check out the Sega task force 21:13, 9 February 2014 (UTC)

Problems with "Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening" as a Featured Article:[edit]

Hi, my name's "Mr. Gonna Change My Name Forever". You can call me "Mr. Gonna" or "Gonna" because its easier to do so then say my full Wikipedia username.

I looked up this article today as my first choice for reading one of the articles listed at Wikipedia:WikiProject Video games/Reviewing pre-2008 FAs. I am not a fan of the Devil May Cry video games, but I just read this article because of "Reviewing pre-2008 FAs" and found it to be below Featured Article (FA) standards. Before explaining the issues here, I thought of the article as a whole compared to the contemporary FA. I checked the article again, just for verifying if I was right on the flaws I identified. My earliest findings on this article, "Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening", are that it needs additional references/soruces, has prose issues, and must be expanded. And the lead does not talk about the development of the game. The article also sometimes gets into mediocre grammar.

I am not the first user to report the problems with this article. Tezero created "Devil May Cry 3: Just telling you", a section on the talk page of Caribbean H.Q. (who was known as "Dark Dragon Flame" back when he developed the article into an FA in 2007) in which Tezero asserts it needs sourcing, has got to have a screenshot, and is "among the most likely WP:VG articles to get nominated for an FAR." He also says: "The second and third paragraphs of Gameplay are particularly glaring." So indeed yes, "Devil May Cry 3" has an Featured article review (FAR). As of the time of this edit, the FAR is currently on hold.

I copied this text from the article talk page, so that more people are aware. When I did it to both this page and the FAR, the text was slightly altered.

I asked igordebraga for his input on the article, and we agreed that "DMC3" has unsourced statements, badly-written sections (Development, Sales), instances of poor grammar and prose, and no game screenshot image. He answered my three questions related to the article's FA status on the article talk page, and I thanked him for that. I chose you to help me improve the article since you're more into video game articles than Igordebraga, who recently nominated Lightning Bolt (Pearl Jam album), a music article, for GA status because of this:

Can you please do the three tasks I wrote on this section of the article talk page. The first one demands you rewrite and expand the "Sales" section and include reliable information about the game's sales in Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom, etc. (everywhere else around the world). The second says the article needs additional references. The third gives you chances to upload a screenshot of the game with a "Fair use rationale" template.

I made a request for copyediting DMC3 to the Guild of Copy Editors. Igordebraga did the same thing with the Metroid Prime article. IX|(C"<) 02:26, 14 February 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for your comments about this article! :D IX|(C"<) 00:02, 15 February 2014 (UTC)

March 2014 GAN Backlog Drive[edit]

It's that time again! Starting on March 1, there will be another GAN Backlog Drive! There will be several changes compared to previous drives:

  • This drive will introduce a new component to it; a point system. In a nutshell, older nominations are worth more points than newer nominations. The top 3 participants who have the points will be awarded the Golden, Silver, or Bronze Wikipedia Puzzle Piece Trophy, respectively.
  • Unlike the December 2013 Backlog Drive, earning an additional barnstar if you reached your goal has been removed.
  • The allowance to have insufficient reviews has been lowered to 2 before being disqualified.
  • An exception to the rule that all reviews must be completed before the deadline has been created.

Also, something that I thought I would share with all of you is that we raised $20.88 (USD) for the WMF in the December 2013 drive. It may not sound like a lot but considering that that was raised just because we reviewed articles, I would say that's pretty good! With that success, pledges can be made for the upcoming drive if you wish.

More info regarding the drive and full descriptions regarding the changes to this drive can be found on the the drive page. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a message on the drive talk page.

I look forward to your participation and hope that because of it, some day the backlog will be gone!

--Dom497

--MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 00:58, 22 February 2014 (UTC)

Thanks so much[edit]

Thank you, PresN, for your helpful feedback at Wikipedia:Featured list candidates/Dan Savage bibliography/archive1. I agreed with all of your recommendations, so I just went ahead and implemented the changes directly to the list page. The list looks much better for them.

Perhaps you could revisit your position at Wikipedia:Featured list candidates/Dan Savage bibliography/archive1?

Thanks again,

Cirt (talk) 21:04, 27 February 2014 (UTC)

Do you mind if we either enclose your addressed comments with {{Hat}}/{{Hab}}, or move them to the FLC talk page with a linkback? — Cirt (talk) 21:31, 27 February 2014 (UTC)
Thank you, and Yes check.svg Done. — Cirt (talk) 21:55, 27 February 2014 (UTC)

WikiCup 2014 February newsletter[edit]

And so ends the most competitive first round we have ever seen, with 38 points required to qualify for round 2. Last year, 19 points secured a place; before that, 11 (2012) or 8 (2011) were enough. This is both a blessing and a curse. While it shows the vigourous good health of the competition, it also means that we have already lost many worthy competitors. Our top three scorers were:

  1. Smithsonian Institution Godot13 (submissions), a WikiCup newcomer whose high-quality scans of rare banknotes represent an unusual, interesting and valuable contribution to Wikipedia. Most of Godot's points this round have come from a large set of pictures used in Treasury Note (1890–91).
  2. Oh, better far to live and die / Under the brave black flag I fly... Adam Cuerden (submissions), a WikiCup veteran and a finalist last year, Adam is also a featured picture specialist, focusing on the restoration of historical images. This month's promotions have included a carefully restored set of artist William Russell Flint's work.
  3. United States WikiRedactor (submissions), another WikiCup newcomer. WikiRedactor has claimed points for good article reviews and good articles relating to pop music, many of which were awarded bonus points. Articles include Sky Ferreira, Hannah Montana 2: Meet Miley Cyrus and "Wrecking Ball" (Miley Cyrus song).

Other competitors of note include:

After such a competitive first round, expect the second round to also be fiercely fought. Remember that any content promoted after the end of round 1 but before the start of round 2 can be claimed in round 2, but please do not update your submission page until March (UTC). Invitations for collaborative writing efforts or any other discussion of potentially interesting work is always welcome on the WikiCup talk page. Remember, if two or more WikiCup competitors have done significant work on an article, all can claim points equally.

If you are concerned that your nomination—whether it is at good article candidates, a featured process, or anywhere else—will not receive the necessary reviews, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. If you want to help out with the WikiCup, please do your bit to help keep down the review backlogs! Questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup, and the judges are reachable on their talk pages or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn (talkemail), The ed17 (talkemail) and Miyagawa (talkemail) 00:01, 1 March 2014 (UTC)

GAN March 2014 Backlog Drive[edit]

The March 2014 GAN Backlog Drive has begun and will end on April 1, 2014! Sent by Dom497 on behalf of MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 21:01, 1 March 2014 (UTC)

Ling Xiaoyu GAN[edit]

I was looking at Talk:Ling Xiaoyu/GA1 today since I saw a comment about it on Red Phoenix's talk page, and I recalled this closure. I'm a neutral third party and I'm not particularly interested in involving myself, but I saw from the WTVG archives that you have handled Niemti's previous cases and wanted to at least run this past you. czar  00:47, 5 March 2014 (UTC)

IP ‎206.47.113.38[edit]

You might consider revoking talk page access as well..... Dbrodbeck (talk) 03:32, 5 March 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for blocking that IP[edit]

Hello there. Thank you for blocking Special:Contributions/206.47.113.38. Several of their edits require partial (edit summary) or complete revdelling, and no one on the revdel IRC is responding, despite my first request being over 25 minutes ago (about 10 minutes before the IP was blocked). Any chance you could handle those, or poke an admin for me who would be willing to? AddWittyNameHere (talk) 03:39, 5 March 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for removing those edit summaries. I believe a few of the edits themselves could do with revdelling as well, because they contain text like "And Western reviewers proved themselves ret4rds that just need to be shot in the head over and over again. They really should just f*cking kill themselves.", but at least those don't mention anyone by name.
As to putting up with it, I don't let it bother me, and frankly speaking was too busy reverting them as well as various IPs on Frozen (2013 film) to even have the time to be bothered. That, and I've dealt with worse (like someone posting a painting of a man committing sodomy with a goat on my userpage. I only avoided more really nasty stuff because thankfully Mark Arsten got around to protecting my userpage rather quickly. Good thing too, as both of us had just been mentioned in a 4chan-thread during a raid). AddWittyNameHere (talk) 03:53, 5 March 2014 (UTC)

Infinity Blade[edit]

Any plans to take this to FA? I will be more than happy to help out! → Call me Hahc21 15:34, 16 March 2014 (UTC)

most popular/least popular articles[edit]

how do you find out which stub, start, C, or B class gets the most views? I want to try out an expirement with another wikiproject that might get them more motivated to edit. Lucia Black (talk) 08:32, 19 March 2014 (UTC)

Niemti and Jessica Nigri[edit]

Hi. [[User talk:|Niemti]] and I are once again involved in a conflict on the Jessica Nigri article. I tried talking to him on his talk page, but he again violates WP:CIV, WP:EDITWAR/WP:3RR and now WP:OPENPARAGRAPH, and refuses to respond to my requests for clarification in a straightforward, civil manner. I have started a discussion at ANI. Since you're familiar with past problems involving him, can you offer your assistance? Thank you very much. Nightscream (talk) 01:49, 20 March 2014 (UTC)

WikiCup 2014 March newsletter[edit]

A quick update as we are half way through round two of this year's competition. WikiCup newcomer Smithsonian Institution Godot13 (submissions) (Pool E) leads, having produced a massive set of featured pictures for Silver certificate (United States), an article also brought to featured list status. Former finalist Oh, better far to live and die / Under the brave black flag I fly... Adam Cuerden (submissions) (Pool G) is in second, which he owes mostly to his work with historical images, including a number of images from Urania's Mirror, an article also brought to good status. 2010 champion Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions) (Pool C) is third overall, thanks to contributions relating to naval history, including the newly featured Japanese battleship Nagato. Rhodesia Cliftonian (submissions), who currently leads Pool A and is sixth overall, takes the title for the highest scoring individual article of the competition so far, with the top importance featured article Ian Smith.

With 26 people having already scored over 100 points, it is likely that well over 100 points will be needed to secure a place in round 3. Recent years have required 123 (2013), 65 (2012), 41 (2011) and 100 (2010). Remember that only 64 will progress to round 3 at the end of April. Invitations for collaborative writing efforts or any other discussion of potentially interesting work is always welcome on the WikiCup talk page; if two or more WikiCup competitors have done significant work on an article, all can claim points equally. If you are concerned that your nomination—whether it is at good article candidates, a featured process, or anywhere else—will not receive the necessary reviews, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. If you want to help out with the WikiCup, please do your bit to help keep down the review backlogs! Questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup, and the judges are reachable on their talk pages or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn (talkemail), The ed17 (talkemail) and Miyagawa (talkemail) 22:55, 31 March 2014 (UTC)

Testing the waters on Blood Knights[edit]

I've been doing articles on XBLA games for several years now, and I've been getting better it over time. I've recently brought Blood Knights up to GA level, and it's the first article I've done that I feel might been a viable candidate for Featured Article. Before I move forward with that, however, I wanted to ask you and a few other people that are involved in video game FACs what their thoughts are on the matter. In short, does the article have a realistic chance of going through FAC successfully? How much work would it take to be at that level? Your thoughts on the matter would be greatly appreciated. Sven Manguard Wha? 22:07, 1 April 2014 (UTC)

The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, Q1 2014[edit]

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Your GA nomination of Seiken Densetsu 3[edit]

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WikiCup error[edit]

Hi there- this is just a quick note to apologise for a small but important mistake in the last WikiCup newsletter; it is not 64 users who will progress to the next round, but 32. J Milburn (talk) 18:43, 3 April 2014 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Seiken Densetsu 3[edit]

The article Seiken Densetsu 3 you nominated as a good article has passed Symbol support vote.svg; see Talk:Seiken Densetsu 3 for comments about the article. Well done! Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Ugog Nizdast -- Ugog Nizdast (talk) 19:41, 9 April 2014 (UTC)

New article: can you help?[edit]

I am working on a new article for the soundtracks of Final Fantasy XIV and its reboot/remake/sequel A Realm Reborn. Since you seem to know a lot about putting music articles together and I don't, could you help me with this? What I've got now is extremely early on and should absolutely not be taken as the final work. --ProtoDrake (talk) 11:21, 14 April 2014 (UTC)

Finally! I've been waiting years for it to come into fruition. Was gonna comment on that too but I do believe I've made at least two threads on your page relating to it so my beat a dead horse? GamerPro64 18:00, 14 April 2014 (UTC)
Looking at it, it's hardly perfect, but I've put new articles out in far worse condition. I think we can safely do it, and it shouldn't be long before we can upgrade it to GA standard. Thank you for all your help. I'm just hoping my next GAN goes as well as creating this article as done. --ProtoDrake (talk) 19:08, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

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