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NintendoWiki:Article structure

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An article structure is useful in determining what categories, templates and sections should be seen on every page of a specific content type. This is to help the reader of said pages, as they will be able to learn what to expect on certain pages, in which improves their ability to read a page at first glance, and to find information on a page, should they ever return to it later on.

These are the current Article structure standards

Achievements

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Accessories

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Companies

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Console

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  • [Main]
    • (First section)
    • Development, the development history of the console
    • Features, distinguishing features about the console
    • System specs, the hardware specifications for the system
    • Accessories, extras and addons that were made for the console
    • Reception, how the console was received by critics and the general public, as well as sales information.

Events

Contests

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Events that Nintendo attended

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Events that Nintendo hosted

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Games

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1st and 2nd-party games

  • [Main]
    • (First section)
    • Blurb, a saying that can be usually found in the back of the box art, grabbing the attention of the reader. These things disappear in later titles.
    • Story, self-explanatory; can be excluded if a video game title doesn't have a storyline. For example, Yoshi's Cookie, and 'Yoshi'.
    • Gameplay, self-explanatory.
    • Technical Details
    • Other Releases
== External links ==
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<!--*  Affiliate Wiki Link, if Any. -->
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    • {{{name of the franchise/series} series}}, used only if the game is part of a series.
  • [Category]
    • Category:{name of the home/portable console} games
    • Category:{name of the home/portable virtual console} games, if applicable.
    • Category:{year game was published} games. If it was published more than once, as per the Release Management policy, then only include the year(s) relating to that publishing.
    • Category:{console} Wi-Fi games, if applicable.
    • Category:Games published by {game publisher}.
    • Category:Games developed by {game developer}.


Notes

3rd-party games

  • [Main]
    • (First section)
    • Blurb, a saying that can be usually found in the back of the box art, grabbing the attention of the reader. These things disappear in later titles.
    • Story, self-explanatory; can be excluded if a video game title doesn't have a storyline. For example, Pipe Mania, Anticipation, and Tetris for the NES.
    • Gameplay, self-explanatory.
    • Technical Details
    • Other Releases
    • {{{name of the franchise/series} series}}, used only if the game is part of a series.
  • [Category]
    • Category:{name of the home/portable console} games
    • Category:{name of the home/portable virtual console} games, if applicable.
    • Category:{year game was published} games. If it was published more than once, as per the Release Management policy, then only include the year(s) relating to that publishing.
    • Category:{console} Wi-Fi games, if applicable.
    • Category:Games published by {game publisher}.
    • Category:Games developed by {game developer}.

Notes

  • If the article is completely done - lock it from further editing.
  • Color scheme for 3rd party games is Neutral color scheme.

Other Types of games

  • These apply to Board games, dominoes games, etc. that aren't video games.

Lawsuits

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Magazines

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Merchandise

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Patents

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  • [Main]
    • {conjectural name of the patent}, because patent entries have a generic title, we have to make up a name that best describes what the patent is about.
      • {{Patent-infobox}}
      • A gallery of images of the scanned pages of the patent.
      • Summarized info of the patent, where is it used for, etc.
  • [Category]
    • Category:Patents
    • Category:{name of the home/portable console}, used if the article focuses on a certain group.

Notes

  • The section can be reused repeatedly to cover different patent entries.

People

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  • [Main]
    • (First section)
    • History, the info must be related to anything Nintendo; directly, or indirectly.
    • Personal life, the info varies wildly!
    • Credits
  • [Category]

Notes

Philosophies

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References

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Series

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Trademarks

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Wikis

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