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Archived Discussions[edit]


Stanley Parable pictures[edit]

Were you the one that got in contact with the Stanley Parable team to get the free licenses? If so, first then thanks a lot for getting that, and secondly, do you think it would be possible to them to also give us a title/infobox card (even if the same as presently used) and any equivalent shot from the huge monitor room from the standalone similar to the one in the article? (Because the original mod used Valve assets, I don't think they would be able to make that free). Also, it would be nice if we had a team or individual photos from them and/or Kevan Brightin? If you didn't approach them, I'll try to find out who did and get their help --MASEM (t) 21:50, 19 November 2013 (UTC)

I thought about the title card - but wasn't sure how necessary/official it was. There didn't seem to be an official logo - Steam just has the wordmark overlaid onto File:The Stanley Parable - Screenshot 08.jpg (a slightly different wordmark compared to the version we're using). The trailer and websites just use the wordmark. I'll ask anyway. - hahnchen 22:16, 19 November 2013 (UTC)


Hi Hahnchen, if you have a moment can you continue your feedback or make further suggestions at the above? I have 3 supports so far but it has been up for a while now, so its coming to the point where it eitehr passes or gets delisted. Darkwarriorblake (talk) 15:36, 2 December 2013 (UTC)

Ian Scott (artist)[edit]

Hi Hahnchen, thanks for restoring the page while it is under discussion. I am feeling bullied in this instance, and your contribution to the discussion would be appreciated.

Holiday wishes![edit]

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Hahnchen, 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!

Sega CD FAC[edit]

Hi, would you be willing to take another look at Sega CD and leave some more comments or support? Your comments at the FAC have been very much appreciated and I have ensured their resolution so far. Thank you. Red Phoenix build the future...remember the past... 01:31, 29 December 2013 (UTC)


If you can scan the Mega (#4) coverage for me, I'll add it to the Menacer article. Also how would you suggest going about finding Menacer coverage in American print magazines? I am watching this page for the near future—no need to whisperback czar  19:41, 8 January 2014 (UTC)

Can you make the request through Special:EmailUser/Hahnchen so that I can email you an attachment? - hahnchen 20:01, 8 January 2014 (UTC)
✓ Thanks I am no longer watching this page—whisperback if you'd like a response czar  22:10, 8 January 2014 (UTC)

Edge 241[edit]

Hey—would you happen to have Edge 241? I'm looking for the "full interview" with Fez‍‍ '​‍s Bédard mentioned here and the issue's Fez preview. The reference library drops off after 2010, but I thought it'd be worth asking. Thanks! I am watching this page for the near future—no need to whisperback czar  16:37, 20 January 2014 (UTC)

Edge 241 contains the Fez review which is already referenced in the article. Edge also publish interviews alongside their reviews that don't make it online though, so it's worth chasing up. That issue is in storage, and I won't have access to it until February 1st. If you get access beforehand, let me know so I don't go wasting time. - hahnchen 18:31, 20 January 2014 (UTC)
Will do. Thanks! czar  19:53, 20 January 2014 (UTC)
Got a copy from X201. Thanks! czar  19:34, 22 January 2014 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Fez[edit]

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Your Featured picture candidate has been promoted
Your nomination for featured picture status, File:Fez (video game) cover art.png, gained a consensus of support, and has been promoted. If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates. Armbrust The Homunculus 18:40, 10 February 2014 (UTC)

Re: approaching video game studios and getting assets released[edit]

Anyone who is willing to do what you're doing - approaching video game studios and getting assets released - has an ally in me. If your tickets ever get stuck in OTRS and you need them handled, leave me a message and I'll make sure that everything goes smoothly. As I've asked studios myself a few times, I'd love to compare notes, if you're willing to share your secret to getting them to agree.

Keep up the good work. Sᴠᴇɴ Mᴀɴɢᴜᴀʀᴅ Wha? 05:03, 1 March 2014 (UTC)

(talk page stalker) Three quick tips from my experience would be (1) having the article written and sourced before approaching the bigger/more bureaucratic studios (that's how I heard back with the Fez assets and Titanfall dev photo, but I don't expect a reply from Ouya with the article's current state), and (2) referencing how other studios or devs on the project have previously donated assets (I'll eventually make a page of the highlights of the donated material I've received), and (3) mentioning that the article will qualify for DYK on the main page and how hooks with images get more views. czar  06:59, 1 March 2014 (UTC)
Having a decent article definitely helps. And approach the indies who don't need to get sign off from the marketing and legal departments. I've tried approaching some of the bigger independent studios, like Crytek and Quantic Dream, but when they get back to me - they will not allow for commercial use. You also need to be persistent, they may not reply the first time around, if they don't, send them one the week after, and the week after. If they're a foreign developer, I might note that their native language Wikipedia does not allow for non-free assets at all. - hahnchen 14:29, 1 March 2014 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free image File:Final Fight 2 - Gameplay.png[edit]


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Wikipedia:AFG - read very carefully. Thank you. Sir Lothar (talk) 05:30, 8 March 2014 (UTC)

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GTA V FAC[edit]

So I've (finally) made good on all your points at GTA V's FAC. Unless you have any further concerns, are you happy to Support? CR4ZE (t) 12:48, 17 March 2014 (UTC)

I've not played the game, so it's not an article that I'll be reviewing in full. I sometimes review articles for games I've not played or know well, but GTA V is a game that I'm inevitably going to dive right into and would prefer dive into it sight unseen. It's such a popular game that there are bound to be users more qualified to review it. - hahnchen 16:39, 17 March 2014 (UTC)

Let me know[edit]

let me know when u send me the magazine scan. Lucia Black (talk) 16:54, 18 March 2014 (UTC)

Sorry, your mail got dumped in spam. Only checked it now. Will ping you properly when I send it. - hahnchen 17:31, 18 March 2014 (UTC)
Thanks. Appreciate it. Lucia Black (talk) 18:07, 18 March 2014 (UTC)
User:Lucia Black, sent. - hahnchen 21:17, 18 March 2014 (UTC)
Thanks again. really appreciate this. Lucia Black (talk) 21:45, 18 March 2014 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thanks for doing what I couldn't! hamiltonstone (talk) 01:07, 23 March 2014 (UTC)

A small favor[edit]

My computer is being weird where i can't download certain images or PDFs. Currently there is this PDF that i'm trying to view but it wont allow me, and if i download it comes out corrupted. I know how ever if someone sends it to me in a file via email, i will be able to see the contents of the PDF. I was wondering if you email me the PDF for me. the link is here. Your help would be greatly appreciated. Lucia Black (talk) 08:36, 24 March 2014 (UTC)

Sent. - hahnchen 14:55, 24 March 2014 (UTC)
thank you very much. Lucia Black (talk) 19:38, 24 March 2014 (UTC)


Hey Hahnchen. I just wanted to see if you would be willing to take a look at this FAC. I contact you because you have reviewed some of my previous FACs and I would value your input on this one. Cheers. → Call me Hahc21 22:46, 16 April 2014 (UTC)

Quick Question[edit]

I have noticed you are really active on WikiProject Video Games and I had a quick question. I plan on nominating Battlefield 5 for deletion. Do you think it meets criteria for speedy deletion? Thanks for any help/advice. Chambr (talk) 19:39, 23 April 2014 (UTC)

Also, I removed the only reference it had. It was IMDB which is considered unreliable due to it being user-submitted content. Again, thanks for any help/advice you can offer. Chambr (talk) 20:15, 23 April 2014 (UTC)

I'd be OK with speedying it as a hoax. You should try User:Masem or User:Sergecross73, they're both more active than I am and also admins, so can just delete it. - hahnchen 14:41, 24 April 2014 (UTC)
A quick search around shows that the only sources mentioning this are from imdb and forum posts that point back to that. As best as I can tell it is a hoax, so I've tagged as a CSD but not deleted in case someone can provide stronger evidence. --MASEM (t) 14:48, 24 April 2014 (UTC)
Thanks for the help. Chambr (talk) 14:52, 24 April 2014 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Boss Fight Books[edit]

Symbol question.svg Hello! Your submission of Boss Fight Books at the Did You Know nominations page has been reviewed, and some issues with it may need to be clarified. Please review the comment(s) underneath your nomination's entry and respond there as soon as possible. Thank you for contributing to Did You Know! czar  21:32, 8 June 2014 (UTC)

June 2014[edit]

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DYK for Boss Fight Books[edit]

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Annotating the Dota 2 map[edit]

I'm glad you appreciate the annotated Dota 2 map so much. Now, I am at the maximum number of annotations, but would you agree that it would be a beneficial to condense the number so that there are single markers for the Ancients plus the tier 4 towers, in order to make room for Roshan? DARTHBOTTO talkcont 18:23, 29 June 2014 (UTC)

incite scans[edit]

Hi. WP:VG/RL lists you as having an issue of incite with a Warren Spector interview. I'm helping User:GamerPro64 and User:czar track down sources for Deus Ex, and that sounds like it could be useful. If it's not too much trouble, would you mind scanning it for me? Thanks a ton. JimmyBlackwing (talk) 19:10, 3 July 2014 (UTC)

JimmyBlackwing, sorry for getting back to you so late, but I've been busy. The magazine is in storage, I'm not sure I'll be able to get it until after summer. For a game as storied as Deus Ex, I'm sure you won't need it, but if you drop me an email I will get you a copy when I can. - hahnchen 20:25, 23 July 2014 (UTC)
JimmyBlackwing - I got hold of it earlier than anticipated. Ping me an email. - hahnchen 13:33, 22 August 2014 (UTC)
The collaboration seems to have fallen through, and czar chose only to use 3-4 sources in the Dev section anyway, so I don't think these will be necessary. I completely forgot about this pending request, or I would have informed you sooner. Sorry. JimmyBlackwing (talk) 19:00, 22 August 2014 (UTC)

Untitled eighth-generation Codemasters Formula One project[edit]

Hahnchen, please stop editing 2015 Formula One season and Untitled eighth-generation Codemasters Formula One project to be a series of redirects.

Although the article currently relies on a single source, that source has come directly from the developer, and so it is not CRYSTAL. You claim that the article has a "stupid title", but that title has been chosen to avoid CRYSTAL. It is currently an untitled game, it is being developed for eighth-generation consoles by Codemasters, and is the next title in the Formula One series. The title best fits the article at the moment.

If you have any issues with this, I suggest you take it up with WP:F1. Prisonermonkeys (talk) 03:53, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

One last edit. - hahnchen 13:15, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

GamesTM 108[edit]

Hey, Hahnchen. How u doing? Sorry for bothering, but what about this? Cheers, Gabriel Yuji (talk) 23:28, 6 October 2014 (UTC)

Wow, I've only seen now that you emailed me almost after this message. Thank you very much!! Gabriel Yuji (talk) 19:24, 31 October 2014 (UTC)


Seriously now, you need to lay off making unsupported accusations about other editors and their motives and concentrate more on sources and article content. -- TRPoD aka The Red Pen of Doom 00:42, 8 November 2014 (UTC)

The entire talk page section at Talk:Gamergate_controversy#POV_Issues_within_Subpage was caused by your insistence on elevating a talk piece into an image caption. I'd already previously commented on how the talk page was a waste of time so I get quite annoyed when I have to engage with clueless/facetious stuff such as this. - hahnchen 03:00, 8 November 2014 (UTC)


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Orphaned non-free image File:GRIN (company).jpg[edit]


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God of War III FAC[edit]

Hi, it's been a few days since I last heard from you. All of your points since your last visit have been addressed. --JDC808 15:27, 29 January 2015 (UTC)

Ether One DYK OTRS[edit]

As you suggested, I've made an inquiry on the Commons OTRS noticeboard about getting the Ether One DYK nomination image moved to the front of the queue. StewdioMACK Talk page 15:39, 7 March 2015 (UTC)

Update on this: The pictures have been cleared in the OTRS system. If you want to review the rest of the nomination, that'd be great! StewdioMACK Talk page 15:29, 18 March 2015 (UTC)

VG/RL req[edit]

Hey Hahnchen—would you be able to send a scan of the Saints Row 2 review in Edge, December 2008, p. 91? czar  15:32, 22 March 2015 (UTC)

Had you messaged me yesterday, I'd have had a scan sent back straight away as I had access to my magazines this weekend. By the time I received your message, I didn't, and can only offer this alternative. - hahnchen 20:42, 22 March 2015 (UTC)

"Limit aggregate scores to two digits of precision"[edit]

Hello. I've only recently noticed your edit to the Video game reviews template, and I'd just like to ask about the removal of the guideline "Limit aggregate scores to two digits of precision". I believe that it's a suitable guideline, because GameRankings scores often look too messy with four digits ("95%" looks better than "95.33%", to me), so I personally believe that it should return to the documentation. Of course, if there was a general consensus about this beforehand, please let me know. I'd be happy to discuss this on the template talk page too, if need be. Thanks in advance. -- Rhain1999 (talk to me) 16:19, 16 April 2015 (UTC)

It's still there in that diff: "(limit to 2 significant figures" czar  18:15, 16 April 2015 (UTC)
Oh, of course. My bad, I didn't even see it there. I don't know how I missed it; I must have been looking for "two digits of precision", and managed to skip over "2 significant figures". My apologies! -- Rhain1999 (talk to me) 22:17, 16 April 2015 (UTC)