Guideline: Quest Articles

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For more overall recommandations and tools about how to write an article, see Creators Manual.

Please follow these guidelines for writing a quest article. This will help to keep the wiki clean and consistent. Feel free to be as elaborate or as concise as you want.

IMPORTANT: Use the {{Quest}} template. This will make the article look nicer and will automatically categorize it as an quest article.

For complete info on how the {{Quest}} template can be used, read the documentation at Template:Quest.

Structure for writing a quest article

Step 1: Use the {{Quest}} template

Fill out the words in the Quest Template. This gives a reader the important information in a concise manner. It should also reduce your writing time.

You can copy and paste this code into your article and fill the blank with your content:

| image       = 
| caption     = 
| type        = 
| number      = 
| status      = 
| description = 

Note: Unlike other infoboxes, the description of the quest will be displayed between the progress bar and the picture.

Step 2: Add a Picture

Add a picture for the quest (In Template). If you cannot add a picture, leave it blank. A default image will be used, and the {{picture}} template will automatically be shown at the top of the article to mark it as requiring an image.

Step 3: Write an Introductory Sentence

Write the first sentence using this format: "Name of the quest in bold font is a [[type of quest]] that <insert remainder of sentence here>. Here is an example: " Bodly do a generic quest is a quest that leads the hero to search for freedom in the sky."

Starting with a brief summary sentence provides the reader with a quick piece of information. For further examples of first sentences, see any wikipedia article.

Step 4: Write the Substance

Give background information about the quest, about the story behind it or what the heroes will have to do to accomplish it. Also, mention how hard the quest is and tips for heroes to complete it.

If the quest has a known quest complete phrase (It will be specific to the quest, not a generic phrase which you could see after any quest), please state it by adding the following:

{{diary|Quest complete phrase here}}

This will produce something like this:

!Hero's Diary
Quest complete phrase here

Step 5: Add a See Also, if Applicable

Add a "See Also" section if there are other wiki articles that contain similar or relation information.

Note: If you cannot fill all of the necessary points of information, mark the article as a stub so other people can fill it in. Place "{{stub}}" in the first line of an article to flag it accordingly.

Examples of Quest articles

If you are struggling to find inspiration or still don't know how to structure your article, look at one of the following completed articles for inspiration or guidance:

Good luck and happy writing!

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