Outer Wilds Wiki:Admin noticeboard

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Current Issues[edit source]

Hey guys, I tried to claim the Wiki but wasn't able to as I hadn't contributed before, so here is evidence of me contributing!

I'm contributing too! (Also, sign your work with ~~~~!) — Noxedwin (talk) 17:55, 1 July 2020 (UTC)

Homepage photo update[edit source]

I don't know what you prefer, I have newer photos of the planets and travelers uploaded if you want them replaced on the homepage

  • hey there! Definitely new images. If you'd like to upload some I can format them in. — LegenDove (talk)
  • I've been working on updating some of the pages throughout the wiki. I will provide the links to the photos I have uploaded/reuploaded. Timber Hearth, Dark Bramble, Brittle Hollow. Though The Hour Glass Twins, Giant's Deep, and the Interloper have had their files updated, and look good. As for the Travelers: Chert, Esker, Riebeck, Gabbro, and Feldspar. Thanks!

Questions about this wiki[edit source]

Hello, I have a few questions and things that I'd like to point out.

  1. In the sidebar on the left, the links for all the "Astronomical Objects" lead to images or broken image links. Not sure if this is intentional but this should be fixed to the page name.
  2. Is there a way to communicate somewhere with editors such as a Discord server? I'm having a hard time contacting anyone.
  3. I was searching for all the text files in the game and couldn't find them on the wiki, only NPC dialogue. Is it possible that text from scrolls and recordings text can be added to the astronomical object pages in the future? I can extract all the text from the game and organize it myself if necessary.
  4. There are no images for any of the Nomai except for Solanum. Is it ok if I just add any of the confirmed named Nomai corpse images to their respective pages? — Sumwan (talk) 20:44, 7 September 2020 (UTC)
  1. Corrected.
  2. There is no specific discord/comms tool for the wiki, but there is an Unofficial discord you may find members at.
  3. Definitely! Would love to see some added text files for scrolls/etc if you have access to them., though I think some may exist here and there.
  4. How did you confirm the skeletons belong to specific Nomai? Dev confirmation? Make sure you cite the ones you're sure of and you can add an image at the bottom of the page in a gallery. — Arirthos (talk) 17:09, 8 September 2020 (UTC)
  • Thanks for the quick response! There are several Nomai corpses which have confirmed locations such as the ones on the Interloper (Poke, Clary, and Pye). Of course, I would not add an image of any unconfirmed ones. Where exactly would you like the text files on each page? I don't think it would look good if there's just a huge text dump in the middle of a page. — Sumwan (talk) 08:10, 9 September 2020 (UTC)
I think it would make sense if we could match them to the locations where they are found in a collapsible format so we don't have huge text dumps in the middle of a page. — Arirthos (talk) 17:24, 9 September 2020 (UTC)
Got it, I'll see what I can do! — Sumwan (talk) 11:08, 10 September 2020 (UTC)