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Future template layout[edit]

I'd like to use this template in the future, once articles for more of the DDR versions are done:

Games from the Dance Dance Revolution series
Japan: 1stMIX - 2ndMIX - 3rdMIX - 4thMIX - 5thMIX - MAX (6thMIX) - MAX2 (7thMIX) - EXTREME
Solo Mixes - Best Hits - Extra Mix - Party Col. - Festival - DDR w/ Mario
North America: DDR - DDR USA - Konamix - MAX - MAX2 - EXTREME - Ultramix - Ultramix 2
See also: Dancing Stage - Disney versions - Gameboy versions


I just added a link to a list of DDR characters under "See also." Is that appropriate?

Beat 05:32, 5 April 2006 (UTC)

A couple of changes[edit]

There was a problem with some pages, for example Dance Dance Revolution Universe, where the infobox would overlap with this DDR template if the article was too short. I fixed this by placing a style="clear" thingy in the beginning (thus not needing that extra empty line in the beginning either). I also added PARANOiA song series to the "notable song series" list. I wonder if there are more song series worth adding there, or creating an article about... --Pi (π) 20:40, 4 February 2007 (UTC)

Trip Machine, maybe, since Trip Machines are pretty unique and the series has been around since 1st mix like PARANOiA (it was the other 8 footer on the mix). --Gustavo Chapman 3rd of Normandy 00:36, 12 March 2007 (UTC)

Template Refresh[edit]

I refreshed the whole template to cover newly released games, a few errors where games were listed in regions they didn't exist in, and added new general listings which will become pages in the near future. AeronPrometheus (talk) 10:32, 19 December 2007 (UTC)

Unreleased games[edit]

I removed Hottest Party 3 from the Europe/Oceania section because that game is not released, my change has subsequently been reverted by User:AeronPeryton. It's fine with me to put upcoming releases in the template, but the hottest party 3 page itself does not mention any planned release in this region. It did in the past, but since then all sources that mentioned this potential release (e.g. ign) have removed it from their lists. In my opinion, every upcoming release on the list should at least have a reference that shows that indeed it will be released sometime in the future. For hottest party 3, if there seems to be no indication at all that it will ever be released in Europe/Oceania. If there is one please add it to the hottest party 3 page before adding the game to the template. BlackShift (talk) 07:46, 23 February 2010 (UTC)

The motto on User:AeronPeryton's page is "Read everything, listen to everybody, don't trust anything unless you can prove it with your own research." Well, I did, and it seems to me that this game might never see the light of day in Europe. I would be happy if proven wrong, so please do :). BlackShift (talk) 07:52, 23 February 2010 (UTC)
Target page is now sourced.  æronphonehome  09:55, 23 February 2010 (UTC)
Thank you! June 2010.. BlackShift (talk) 17:19, 23 February 2010 (UTC)

Should look for a better design[edit]

i think we should find a way to fix this template in a way where we don't have to duplicate the same link over. There might be some counterparts we could merge (unless has significant development had occurred). Like maybe true exclusives could merit there own sections, but overall, we should definitely try to merge some if they are just equivalent to the other one but with a name change. the same happens a lot, for example: Final Fantasy Adventure was originally released as Final Fantasy Gaiden and was released in North America as final fantasy adventure and in Europe as Mystic Quest (3 completely different names). regardless, it's about the same entity. If the same applies to DDR games. then we should look for some to merge (especially if they don't meet GNG).

there are also some games that like DDR S, Hottest Party, & Hottest Party 2 that are released in all 3, or some that are both North America and Europe. I think the only ones that are Europe exclusive are the ones that are part of the "Dancing Stage" series. So simplifying it by creating a section for that would be better. Anyone else think theres a better way to simplifying the template?Bread Ninja (talk) 11:40, 18 February 2011 (UTC)

Criteria for inclusion: notability[edit]

The criteria for inclusion in this navbox is not that a game exists by that name but that a sourced article exists on each topic. It would be overkill to even attempt to include all the redirects, and they should be adequately covered in the main list of DDR games anyway. czar 05:58, 30 January 2016 (UTC)

I would have to gather up more sources for each article in question, but nevertheless, there are sources that exist. Just as a quick reference, DDR MAX and Solo 2000 were featured on Fox 6 News, and SuperNOVA has IGN pre-release coverage. I agree that some articles may need to be merged (for example, I believe MAX and MAX 2 should be merged, and so should SuperNOVA and SuperNOVA 2), but to delete them altogether is removing a lot of important information. I'd like to hear some feedback regarding all of this. --True Tech Talk Time (talk) 02:33, 31 January 2016 (UTC)
(Hear from me or from others?) The general feeling (summed up here) was that the old articles were overgrown and collecting video game trivia, so pare them back to a single list of games, and source them as well as possible there. If there are enough sources to spin out into a separate article, so be it. But the idea is to focus on getting sourced sections before spinning out to dedicated articles. Yes, that will mean a lot of entries will be missing from the navbox, but it also means that otherwise we're sending people to articles devoid of verifiable content. czar 03:28, 31 January 2016 (UTC)