Arcanum wiki?

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  1. QuiteAbitLate

    QuiteAbitLate New Member

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    Ah well, whilst noone wants to at the moment, hopefully in the near future someone will, so in the meantime I'll do as much as possible, the only thing that I'll find hardest is finding images for everything.
     
  2. Jojobobo

    Jojobobo Well-Known Member

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    You could take them yourself quite easily in game and then upload them to photobucket or something similar. I'm sure one of the F keys lets you take screen shots but I always use print screen anyway.
     
  3. Muro

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    F12 to take screenshots, IrfanView to crop them out and Imageshack to upload them. That's what I always do.

    Finding images is the hardest part? Images of what do you have on mind at the moment?
     
  4. QuiteAbitLate

    QuiteAbitLate New Member

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    Just like character profile shots, because the best I'd be able to get is a small nearly birds-eye view (in-game) photo. and item photos etc.
    I realise that I can use print-screen haha.
     
  5. Grossenschwamm

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    And what are the size constraints on a compact disk, that the game required two to be shipped out on them? Comparing a game that came out over 10 years ago to modern games is actually more ridiculous than saying Phantasy Star is a horrible game compared to Chrono Trigger for the exact same reason. Size constraints limit what amount of data people can put on the disk, meaning games will look better in the future, as well as have more content...meaning when games are developed to run on HVD's, prepare to spend at least a month of game time playing a single RPG without having beaten it once.
     
  6. Jojobobo

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    Well you never know, you do sometimes get the odd special person with a grand project in mind and yet they don't know the first thing about computers!
     
  7. TheDavisChanger

    TheDavisChanger Well-Known Member

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    He's right.
    I get the feeling that writing this wikia is a pet project so the size of the audience reached is probably not much of a factor.

    I'd agree that Arcanum is an obscure game, but not a bad one or an inferior one even compared to present standards.
     
  8. Grossenschwamm

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    Mr. Nobody isn't here to refute or accept that claim.
     
  9. QuiteAbitLate

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    Still working on this; wow this is going to be alot of work. But yeah as stated before, it's more of a pet project; it's understood that not many people are going to see it, but it's noted that I have replayed this game dozens of times and don't see why it shouldn't have a wikia.

    For any of those interested in progress (not that much, haha) click here:
    http://arcanum.wikia.com/wiki/Special:WikiActivity :)
     
  10. Drog Alt

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    Few are those who enjoy a game of this vintage.

    Why don't you flee this beautiful, utopic environment for one full of newer, more cliche games with half the plot and lots of blood and pretty graphics?
     
  11. Jojobobo

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    Good job, now that you've actually set it up I'm sure more people will contribute. Gamebanshee is probably the best place to check for reference material, though bear in mind all the stuff on that website isn't correct so you might want to do some double checking first.
     
  12. Yuki

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    drog is just buttflustered because he wasted his life on this game
     
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    Drog, your input is great and everything but your opinion isn't all that needed here.

    To be honest I don't know how you haven't been banned from this forum yet.

    Cheers! Yeah there's a few good websites out there, it's just the matter of moving all the information onto the wikia without it looking like a total mess.
    :lol:
     
  15. Crypton

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    +1 :thumbup:
    +1 + 9 as beauty bonus :)

    +2 :)

    Also, really great job with the wiki! Keep it up :thumbup:
     
  16. Drog Alt

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    Arcanum more like <pun>

    the game is so antiquated that you can safely call it obtuse.
     
  17. werozzi

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    Hey drog, why can't you just leave this group of "retrograde and antiquate" people and go do those "marvelous" things you do, if you're here is because you like arcanum, but if you want to whine, go with mama.
     
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    You're not even trying any more are you? You can do better than "shitcanum".
     
  19. Drog Alt

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    Why, I thought 'canned shit' was pretty clever.
     
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