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User talk:BarelyCreative

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Graphic set[edit]

It is easy to get lost on this wiki, even after years here I still discover new dark corners I wasn't aware of ;) The way I see it, currently we have:

  • Modding as general landing page.
  • Beginners modding guide
  • Various Token pages for in-depth parameter reference
  • With various pages that provide more in-depth usage explanation like Reactions.

For graphics, I believe that currently this info might be best suited to Graphic set. Unless you choose to consolidate stuff (Personally, I welcome experimentation though it is hard to do so here due to lack of feedback) --Jan (talk) 11:52, 7 January 2023 (UTC)

That's fair, I definitely am still uncertain how that information should be displayed. It seems to me that because graphics tokens are only really useful as part of a multi-line set Reaction or Syndrome would the best examples to follow for a graphics page. Additionally, feedback from other modders after I had added all that information to the previous Graphics Tokens page was that they ignored the page because its title seemed to imply it wouldn't have any instructions.
For this reason, I don't love the idea of linking to a page like Graphics token or Graphic set, the latter of which I completely overlooked even while actively editing the wiki. Although I can see how my first try to resolve this made the pages more confusing rather than less.
I think it would be good to change Graphics into a landing page with:
  • a "for/see" to a Premium-related tokens + how-to page (maybe Graphics token).
  • some "for/see"s to the Classic-related reference pages (like Graphic set, Tileset).
  • a simple explaination of what base-game graphics are.
  • how-to's for installing new graphics in both versions.
I'll put that in the talk pages of both Graphics and Graphics token so I'm not making the decision unilaterally. --BarelyCreative (talk) 06:12, 8 January 2023 (UTC)
Seems like you given the topic some thought and it would be nice if the pages are updated by a modder.
The only thing I can offer is that the difference between Premium and Classic is that the former comes with an official graphic set(which is kinda a mod in it self that resides in vanilla rather than mod folder). Otherwise they both can use the exact same tokens and methods to change the visuals in game.--Jan (talk) 08:46, 8 January 2023 (UTC)