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Old 08-07-2006, 10:41 AM   #1
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You know, I was thinking - I was wondering if there would be any interest in me setting up a Wiki on our server for folks to edit about us and our games.

We do have one for Prey, and one will shortly be available about Duke Nukem Forever, but I was wondering if there would be interest in doing one about us in general, or if folks should just use Wikipedia.

Thoughts?

This occurred to me after I was doing some editing on Wikipedia's page for Duke Manhattan Project.
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Old 08-07-2006, 10:53 AM   #2
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sounds great, but that would mean a lot more work for you, wouldn´t it
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Old 08-07-2006, 11:15 AM   #3
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Of course it would.
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Old 08-07-2006, 11:46 AM   #4
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Yeah I like the idea.
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Old 08-07-2006, 12:01 PM   #5
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I like the idea aswell
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Old 08-07-2006, 12:45 PM   #6
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I like the idea. o/
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Old 08-07-2006, 04:11 PM   #7
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You know, I was thinking - I was wondering if there would be any interest in me setting up a Wiki on our server for folks to edit about us and our games.

We do have one for Prey, and one will shortly be available about Duke Nukem Forever, but I was wondering if there would be interest in doing one about us in general, or if folks should just use Wikipedia.

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Yes, that's a good idea. I really like the one for Prey.

And I didn't know that a wiki on DNF was coming to this site-that's cool.
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Old 08-07-2006, 04:14 PM   #8
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I think it's a good idea...
I'd really want something like that...
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Old 08-07-2006, 06:06 PM   #9
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It could be a good idea. I personally am in love with wikipedia so you'd have me reading it.
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Old 08-07-2006, 06:39 PM   #10
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one will shortly be available about Duke Nukem Forever
Maybe you should hold off on that one? You know what people are like here... if the wiki is up they're going to think the game is going to be released within a few weeks
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Old 08-07-2006, 07:07 PM   #11
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Not quite, a DNF one will be a fan run thing, not something 3DR is doing except providing the space. More details shortly.
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Old 08-07-2006, 07:12 PM   #12
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You know people WILL overreact though.
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Old 08-07-2006, 07:12 PM   #13
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Of course. THink I didn't consider that?
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Old 08-07-2006, 07:19 PM   #14
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Not quite, a DNF one will be a fan run thing, not something 3DR is doing except providing the space. More details shortly.
I see.
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Old 08-07-2006, 07:26 PM   #15
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It's basically a response to the people who run around claiming that the FAQ is out of date.
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Old 08-07-2006, 07:58 PM   #16
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The Prey Wiki was good, but for DNF I'd prefer Wikipedia.
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Old 08-07-2006, 08:55 PM   #17
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I think a 3DR wiki would be great, as long as it can contain all classic games (including those made by Epic, iD, Softdisk, etc.).
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Old 08-07-2006, 08:57 PM   #18
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I think a 3DR wiki would be great, as long as it can contain all classic games (including those made by Epic, iD, Softdisk, etc.).
It would be a 3DR Wiki about us. Not Epic, id, & Softdisk (except id's stuff with us, obviously). Sotftdisk is perpherially connected (Scubadventure, origins of id). Epic as a tech thing for DNF, but that doesn't mean it would be a license to do all of the games by those companies.
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Old 08-07-2006, 09:13 PM   #19
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Oh joe...

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On a more serious note...3DR wiki eh....cool.
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Old 08-07-2006, 10:50 PM   #20
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For the wiki Joe - why not include the bio pages done for the legacy?
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Old 08-07-2006, 11:08 PM   #21
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Yeah, untill those came out I didn't evan know about the other workers, well I knew they were there..
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Old 08-08-2006, 12:10 AM   #22
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I'd like that very much, and may be able to offer my help.
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Old 08-10-2006, 01:08 PM   #23
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Go for it Joe!
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Old 08-10-2006, 03:46 PM   #24
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When you first posted this idea, Joe, I thought it wasn't a good idea. I thought Wikipedia, MobyGames and, to a lesser extent, IMDb are enough for folks to add stuff about 3D Realms and their games.

But now that I've thought about it, I can't wait, because I hope that with the help from 3D Realms it will have less errors.
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Old 08-10-2006, 03:56 PM   #25
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But now that I've thought about it, I can't wait, because I hope that with the help from 3D Realms it will have less errors.

That's the whole point. I am not involved in the Prey or 3DR one but they seem to all work the same way.

Constant updates without useless info or errors. Plus the format can be changed to allow easier access. Basiclly, it's more user friendly and accurate. Great ideas.

Though I did look at the Prey one and I think it could be much better.
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Old 08-10-2006, 04:35 PM   #26
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Though I did look at the Prey one and I think it could be much better.
That one was not intended to be an all inclusive thing on the game. Just selected tech info from HH.
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Old 08-10-2006, 04:46 PM   #27
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I hope to see profiles of all 3DR employees once DNF is done, since some people, appearantly haven't been "announced" to work on it yet...
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Old 08-11-2006, 12:15 PM   #28
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I hope to see profiles of all 3DR employees once DNF is done, since some people, appearantly haven't been "announced" to work on it yet...
Not apparently. Definitely. You probably are unaware of the vast majority of the actual staff here.
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Old 08-11-2006, 02:45 PM   #29
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Well, i wasn't completely sure if otehrs might know better than me...
That's, untill you told me...

Anyways, i'd REALLY want thier profiles once thier names and what not have been announced... Or better, some kind of interview, about thier work (which role they played etc), thier previous job before joining 3DR, and some more personal stuff about them... That would be really cool...
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Old 08-11-2006, 02:51 PM   #30
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My guess is they won't be announced until DNF is out.
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Old 08-11-2006, 03:33 PM   #31
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awesome addition i love read in wikipedia, you can find information of all most everything
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Old 08-11-2006, 03:36 PM   #32
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My guess is they won't be announced until DNF is out.
That's fine, i'd understand that... But still, by the time DNF is done it would be a great thing to do imo...
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Old 08-11-2006, 03:58 PM   #33
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That sounds like a great idea Joe..

would be very good with a more acurate wiki..
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Old 08-11-2006, 07:32 PM   #34
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So... When are you gonna start this, Joe? (Or have you started?)
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Old 08-12-2006, 12:35 AM   #35
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I haven't. I'm not terribly sure I want to now - thought of a few things that might be a problem. I'm not ready to discuss details yet.
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Old 08-12-2006, 12:47 AM   #36
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I can see the fact that you can't say who works at 3DR and what they are working on beeing a problem. :P
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Old 08-12-2006, 08:30 AM   #37
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I can see the fact that you can't say who works at 3DR and what they are working on beeing a problem. :P
That's one of the issues, yes.
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Old 08-12-2006, 08:37 AM   #38
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That part can always be implemented later, as an update once they have been announced though, so that's not a very big issue, right..?
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Old 08-12-2006, 08:58 AM   #39
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How about the DNF credits - You'll see the names and what they've done there.

BUT concerning the Wiki - Sounds good I guess
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Old 08-12-2006, 11:30 AM   #40
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That part can always be implemented later, as an update once they have been announced though, so that's not a very big issue, right..?
I just worry about people constantly trying to put it in, and me having to remove it. I need to give it some more thought.
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