A brief guide to editing the Dead Rising Wiki.

Creating a New Page

  • To create a new page click the "Create a new article" button near the search bar on the left
  • If you are going to make a new page please make sure it doesn't already exist. Always search before attempting to make a new page.

Categories

Remember to categorize the page by clicking the "Add Category" button at the bottom of the page. If for example you're making a page for an original Dead Rising Weapon the category would be "Dead Rising Weapons" Below if a list of some of the more common categories.

  • "Dead Rising Characters" - Use this when you are making a page for a character from the original Dead Rising
  • "Dead Rising Survivors" - This is a Sub-Category of "Dead Rising Characters" If the character is a survivor put it in this category, also add "Dead Rising Characters".
  • "Dead Rising Psychopaths" - If the character page is about a psychopath from the original Dead Rising make this the category, also add "Dead Rising Characters" to the category.
  • "Dead Rising Victims" - If the character you're making a page about a character from the original Dead Rising that is completely unsavable make this the category, also put "Dead Rising Characters" as a category.
  • "Dead Rising Locations" - If you're making an article about a location from the original Dead Rising make this the category.
  • "Dead Rising Stores" - This is a Sub-Category of "Dead Rising Locations". If the page you're making is about a store from Dead Rising make this the category, also add "Dead Rising Locations" to the category list of that page.
  • "Dead Rising Plaza" - Another Sub-Category of "Dead Rising Locations" If the page you're making is about a plaza (Note: all of the plaza pages are made so it shouldn't be...) then this is you're category.
  • "Dead Rising Weapons" - If you're making a page about a weapon from the original Dead Rising it will always go in this category.
  • "Dead Rising Foods" - If you're making a page about a food item from the original Dead Rising it will go into this Category.
  • "Dead Rising Clothes" - If you're making an article about a pair of clothes from the original Dead Rising it will go into this category.
  • "Dead Rising Scoops" - If you're making an article about a SCOOP from the original Dead Rising, make this the category (Note: Scoops are not the same as Cases)
  • "Dead Rising Cases" - If you're making an article about a case from the original Dead Rising, make this the category.
  • "Dead Rising Books" - If you're making an article about a book from the original Dead Rising put it under this category.

DR2 Categories

Everything about DR2 will be in a specific category.. Will get to that when the game is closer to its release date.

  • "Dead Rising 2 Characters" - Use this when you are making a page for a character from Dead Rising 2
  • "Dead Rising 2 Survivors" - This is a Sub-Category of "Dead Rising 2 Characters" If the character is a survivor put it in this category, also add "Dead Rising 2 Characters".
  • "Dead Rising 2 Psychopaths" - This is a Sub-Category of "Dead Rising 2 Characters" If the character is a psychopath put itt in this category, also add "Dead Rising 2 Characters".
  • "Dead Rising 2 Victims" - The game isn't out yet so we don't know if we will need to use this yet
  • "Dead Rising 2 Locations" - If you're making an article about a location from Dead Rising 2 make this the category.
  • "Dead Rising 2 Stores" - This is a Sub-Category of "Dead Rising 2 Locations". If the page you're making is about a store from Dead Rising 2make this the category, also add "Dead Rising Locations" to the category list of that page.
  • "Dead Rising 2 Weapons" - If you're making a page about a weapon from Dead Rising 2 it will always go in this category.
  • "Dead Rising 2 Foods" - If you're making a page about a food item from Dead Rising 2 it will go into this Category.
  • "Dead Rising 2 Clothes" - If you're making an article about a pair of clothes from Dead Rising 2, it will go into this category.

Info Boxes

If you are making a page about a character, weapon, location from the original Dead Rising you will need to add the correct info boxes to the page (It makes the place look a little nicer)

Weapon Template

If the Page you're making is a weapon page put this on the page and fill out the info areas accordingly. All ways put this Infobox at the very top of the page!

  • For the "Image" area you can put a picture of the weapon.
  • For the "Type" area you should put what kind of weapon it is (melee, thrown, firarm, vehicle)
  • For the "Uses" are put how long the weapon lasts. (EX: 30 hits before it breaks)
  • For the "Found" area put the common areas the weapon is found. (You don't have to list every area the weapon appears, just the main areas)
  • For "Strength" put how strong the weapon is. The strength levels are: Joke, Weak, Okay, Good, Great
  • For "Speed" put how fast the weapon is. The speed levels are: Slow, Medium, Fast


{{Weapon
|title= {{#if:{{{name|}}}|{{{name}}}|{{PAGENAME}} }}
|image=[[Image:]]
|type=
|uses=
|strength=
|speed=
|found=
|}}


Copy and paste this code onto the top of you're weapon page.






Weapon Quick Link Box

This is a lot easier just type the code below at the bottom of your original Dead Rising Weapon page (Dead Rising 2 will have its own specific one) Always put this code at the bottom of your original Dead Rising Weapon page!

{{Weapons}}





Location Template

If you are making a page about a location put this at the very top of your page and fill it accordingly.

  • image - Put an image of the store/location.
  • location - What area of the mall is this store in? (Paradise Plaza, Al Fresca Plaza, etc.)
  • number - What is the number of the store? (This can be found on the mall map)
  • survivor - What survivors appear here?
  • psychopath - what psychopath do you encounter here?
  • mission - Do any scoops or cases take place here?
{{Store
|title = {{#if:{{{name|}}}|{{{name}}}|{{PAGENAME}} }}
|image = [[Image:]]
|location = 
|number = 
|survivor = 
|psychopath = 
|mission = 
|}}








Location Link Box

Copy and paste this at the bottom of your original Dead Rising Location page. (DR2 will have its own)

{{Location}}





Character Template

If you are making a page for a main DR character put this code at the top of your page and fill it out.


image = Image:put an Image here.png

voice actor = put the V.O here

job = what they do

mission = Why they're in the mall

gender = male or female

age = self explanatory

race = Their Race (Caucasian, Hispanic)

laterality = are they left handed or right handed?

{{DRCharacter
|title= {{#if:{{{name|}}}|{{{name}}}|{{PAGENAME}} }}
|image=[[Image:]]
|voice actor=
|job=
|mission=
|gender=
|age=
|race=
|laterality=
|}}











For more info on the other character templates see This..

Character Link Box

If your page is about an original Dead Rising charactr put this at the bottom of the page.. (DR2 will gt its own box)

{{Character}}






Clothing Link Box

Type the code below at the bottom of your original Dead Rising Clothing page (Dead Rising 2 will have its own specific one) Always put this code at the bottom of your original Dead Rising Clothing page!

{{DRClothing}}







Uploading Images

When you upload an image be sure to categoize it!

List of Image Categories

  • "Dead Rising Images" - Used for a picture of the original Dead Rising's logo or boxart.
  • "Dead Rising Character Images" - If you're uploading an original Dead Rising character image put it under this category.
  • "Dead Rising Location Images" - If you're uploading a picture of an original DR location put it under this category.
  • "Dead Rising Weapon Images" - If you're uploading a pic of an original Dead Rising Weapon put it under this category.

DR2 image categories

  • "Dead Rising 2 Images" - for a pic of DR2's logo or boxart.
  • "Dead Rising 2 Character Images" - for a DR2 character.
  • "Dead Rising 2 Location Images" - For an imag of a DR2 location.
  • "Dead Rising 2 Weapon Images" - for a DR2 wapon image.

User Images

User images are personal pictues not directly related to the wiki.

  • "User Images" - for a personal picture - nothing offensive please!

Infoboxes

You now have the option to edit an Infobox just by clicking the "E" located directly on the bar!

Maintenance Templates

If a page needs to be expanded, cleaned up, or deleted you can place a maintenance template atop its page.

Testing Template

If content on a page needs tested, add this to the Top of its page. You don't need to worry about categorizing because the box will do it for you.



{{Testing}}





Pictures Template

If an article needs better pictures add this to the Top of its page. You don't need to worry about categorizing because the box will do it for you.



{{Pictures}}





Expand Template

If an article needs more information, add this to the Top of its page. You don't need to worry about categorizing it because the box will do it for you.



{{Expand}}





Cleanup Template

If an article needs to be cleaned up (graamar / spelling) put this code at the Top of its page. You don't need to worry about categorizing it because the box will do it for you.


{{Cleanup}}





Deletion Template

If an article needs to be deleted put this code at the Top of its page. You don't need to worry about categorizing it because the box will do it for you.


{{Delete}}





Page Discussion

If you have something to ask/say about any page use the Page Discussion tab and write it there.


The End

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