Hey, thanks. I like this game a lot so I want to make it more approachable to new players like minecraftwiki.
By the way, I noticed you removed the tutorial, but I was wondering if it would be possible to include tutorial links somewhere on the pages about planets. I know that most people are visiting those pages to find out the characteristics and locations of them, but the first thing that a lot of people are going to look for when they visit the planet pages is how to get there.
It doesn't have to be right at the top of the page where I put it, but if we added a tiny blurb about it or even just a "See Also" link it might clear up some confusion. What do you think?
I think that's a great idea. It would certainly give the "See Also" sections some purpose. For the record, I wasn't trying to be discouraging with my edits, I'm just trying to keep some form of consistency between articles and keep relevant information at the forefront. So please, don't take any edits I may make to revisions as a "Screw off, I own this page". -- 20:48, 21 September 2012 (UTC)
Hey, I spent a good amount of time working on a new template for the celestials. I think in it's current state the box is pretty confusing, do you have any ideas on how to clean it up? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Craigmt1 (talk • contribs)
The vertical arrangement with bullets causes orbiting bodies to be off-center, and adds a ton of whitespace (making the template a lot bigger than it needs to be). We could move the moons down into their own line, like Kerbol, and be sure to link back to parent bodies in the introduction of their articles. It would be "cleaner", but I could see issues arising with how to sort the moons. Alphabetically? By distance from parent body? Who knows. Example included at the end here to demonstrate what I mean. Could you elaborate on what you find confusing about the current layout? I could address it directly that way. --15:45, 23 September 2012 (UTC)
I'm looking for a way to display the objects in the Kerbal universe that conveys more to the player than just listing them, but also doesn't leave too much whitespace or looks disorganized.
Here's an example that I think would do a good job of conveying where and what everything is in a simple and clear manner. As of this moment there is only one star, so I do not see a need for a separate category. Putting moons in a separate category also makes it hard to determine (at first glance) which planet they belong to.
I tried avoiding whitespace so I shifted some of Jool's moons over. Eventually I would also like to add small sprites just to make it look nicer.
That's perfect! Looks great, you can easily tell which moons go where, and the whitespace is at a minimum. Wonderful. -- 12:06, 24 September 2012 (UTC)
The locations template should be used for locations on different celestial bodies, like the Kerbal Space Center on Kerbin, or the face on Duna. While I did base the aesthetics off of the Celestial Bodies template, this template serves a different purpose. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Fishspill (talk • contribs)
I know what it's for, I just feel that there aren't enough of these locations to justify putting 'another' template at the bottom of each planet's pages. Links on the parent body's articles are more than sufficient until there are more surface details worth mentioning. --18:30, 23 September 2012 (UTC)