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Manual of Style?

Can we create a manual of style for this wiki? I'm finding articles to be very inconsistent, with some of them referring to the player in the third-person and some in the second-person (you) as an example. I think it would make the articles more uniform and easier to read. Consider this manual from another Gamepedia wiki. :) --SirMoogle (🐥 • 💬 • 🌟) 20:01, 31 January 2020 (UTC)

We should create a style guide to make most articles consistent. Most of them were created to have it, but weren't reworked to make them consistent. Have you any ideas, what should be included to have a simple guide? - Magiczocker (talk) 22:35, 31 January 2020 (UTC)
There's a lot, but to start, three things: first I have to say tone's the big one. There are articles that refer to the reader as either the Peasant, the player, or you. We should decide on one of these for all articles. Another thing is if you want to keep bullet points for article pages to summarise effects. I can revert my changes if you want to keep it that a la The Binding of Isaac Gamepedia, or standard encyclopedic prose. Third is really minor, and that's what orthography (spelling) you want for articles for editors to use. Since Thorium's based in Vancouver (hello fellow Vancouverites!) we can use Canadian English, or just use American English like most other wikis on this domain. --SirMoogle (🐥 • 💬 • 🌟) 23:23, 31 January 2020 (UTC)
Personally, I've tried to keep my edits to refer to the Peasant in stead of the player, or you. I've fixed several pages with that, though, I've also left many unedited. For the third, and minor change, I've noticed the game developers mainly speak in the US terms, and dialects, and thus I've tried to maintain US English rather than keeping into my own UK dialect (elevator vs lift, artifact vs artefact, and such). @DeletedUser41327560 (talk) 16:14, 12 August 2020 (UTC)
Also, and pardon me for making another comment on the same day: The game, as is for the wiki, is currently in high development. We can not compare ourselves (read: this wiki) with something like Feed The Beast wiki, which is mostly a completed game, with occasional small updates, as is the wiki for the game, too. As we currently are, as I see it, we need more content than control. After the game reaches some sort of equilibrium, and gets only some small updates every now and then, then we can expect people to make mindful and wiki-like input into the wiki, too. A rogue-like rogue-ishly updated game requires somewhat rogueish wiki, too. Just my personal view, and pardon me if I contradict yours! Thank you, and have a nice day! @DeletedUser41327560 (talk) 16:33, 12 August 2020 (UTC)
It is a good idea that we should refer to the Peasant, instead of the player.
Some wikis use the english dialect, that the developers use and if Thorium use american english, we should use that. - Magiczocker (talk) 16:42, 12 August 2020 (UTC)