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Valve Task Force

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Welcome to the Valve Task Force, a task force working under the umbrella of WikiProject Video games. The aim of this task force is to organize, expand, clean up and improve articles relating to video games and products created by the Valve Corporation. If you would like to participate, you can start by joining the project below and/or contribute to the discussion on the talk page. Be sure to also check out the to-do list for some of the project's ongoing tasks.

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For more information on task forces, please see Wikipedia:WikiProject Council/Guide/Task forces.

Scope
This project's scope includes:
  • Games developed by or with heavy influence by the Valve Corporation.
  • Technologies created by the Valve Corporation, such as Steam and the Source engine.
  • People with relation to the Valve Corporation or their products.
  • Lists which are relevant to the Valve Corporation topics listed above.
Goals
This project primarily aims to:
  • Create well-written, consistent, and properly organised encyclopedic coverage for all relevant video games, technologies, people, fictional aspects and other notable concepts relating to the Valve Corporation.
  • Streamline navigation between relevant articles.
  • Serve as a central point for editors to discuss the improvement of content relating to the Valve Corporation.
  • Improve all relevant articles using our "to do" list.
Guidelines
For more details on this topic, see the video game article guidelines

Besides the usual policies and guidelines, please make sure you are aware of the specific guidelines related to computer and video game-related articles. Also ensure that you are familiar with the following topics:

  1. The five pillars of Wikipedia: A quick rundown of the five key rules you need to start editing.
  2. Notability guideline: Notability defines inclusion on Wikipedia.
  3. Writing about fiction: A guide on how to properly present articles covering fictional concepts.
  4. Simplified ruleset: Fifteen rules of thumb to help you avoid problems.
  5. List of policies: A comprehensive list of the 42 official policies with very quick summaries.

Members

This is a list of Wikipedians who are active in the task force, who have edited a relevant article at least once within the last six months. If you want to join, simply add yourself to the roster.

Active members (edit · refresh)


Tasks

Articles

See Category:Valve Corporation and Category:Valve task force articles for a list of all relevant articles
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Video games
Project standards
TF Designation: Add |Valve=yes to
{{WikiProject Video games}}
Member Userbox: {{User Valve TF}}
Resources

Article guidelines
Guide to writing better articles

Templates
Valve games navbox: {{Valve games}}
Valve technology navbox: {{Valve technology}}
Counter-Strike navbox: {{Counter-Strike series}}
Half-Life navbox: {{Half-Life series}}
Left 4 Dead navbox: {{Left 4 Dead series}}
Portal navbox: {{Portal series}}
Important articles
Company
Article Importance Quality
Valve Corporation Low Start
Turtle Rock Studios Low Stub
Technology
Article Importance Quality
GoldSrc Mid Start
Source (game engine) Mid C
Source SDK Low Start
Steam (software) High GA
Steam Machine Mid C
SteamOS Mid Start
Valve Anti-Cheat Low C
Valve Hammer Editor Low Start
Game series'
Article Importance Quality
Counter-Strike series Low Start
Half-Life series High B
Left 4 Dead series Low Start
Portal series Mid C

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