Welcome[edit source]

Hi, welcome to Dead Rising Wiki! Thanks for your edit to the Infected Spectator page.

Not sure where to start?

Please leave a message on my talk page if I can help with anything! -- Wikia (Talk) 22:07, August 11, 2011

Images[edit source]

Hey there. Please stop taking images from deadrisingwiki.com without giving them proper attribution. Thanks. P.png Jax-Kenobi P.png 21:42, August 14, 2011 (UTC)

Hey Amp do you know anything about that Boom box combo weapon someone put up? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Gameboy 015 (talkcontribs) 01:30, October 10, 2011 (UTC)

Uh, no, I haven't heard of a combo weapon called "Boom Box". Sorry.

Ampager 03:48, November 28, 2011 (UTC)

Dead Rising 2 Clothing Template[edit source]

Thanks for making a new template. Just wondering if you'd be okay with me changing the header color from yellow to green? Green would much better suit the other templates we have already. I think of yellow as being more for Dead Rising 3.

--Nixerix (talk) 08:00, January 19, 2015 (UTC)

Sure, feel free to change the colors to whatever is suited best.

Amp'd (talk) 18:43, January 19, 2015 (UTC)

Dear Ampager,

What happened to the U.S. Government in Dead Rising 4. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Eugene.bae.902 (talkcontribs) 11:39, August 9, 2017 (UTC)

I'm interested. 2001:1970:52E5:F300:8180:C609:CA8:F313 19:12, September 9, 2017 (UTC)DawnOfSolace

Rollback[edit source]

Hi Amp,

I've given you rollback privileges. I see you've been trying to undo edits on a lot of pages lately, and you also always let me know when there are vandals around the wikia. I figured rollback privileges would make undoing edits and helping with vandals a lot easier. I've also added content moderation, meaning that you can also delete pages. Or at least, I hope that it adds that privilege. Cheers!

Nixerix (talk) 02:50, September 11, 2017 (UTC)

Dead Rising 2 item videos[edit source]

hello

there are around 60 videos of Dead Rising 2 items found here:

https://www.youtube.com/user/deadrisingwikia/videos?view_as=subscriber

I added some of them. If you want to add more. Moscowamerican (talk) 00:59, February 1, 2018 (UTC)

thanks i added a lot of those yesterday. :) Moscowamerican (talk) 18:50, February 1, 2018 (UTC)

[edit source]

Hey Amp,

I've finally gone ahead and uploaded the new logo you asked me to. Definitely looks sharper. Thanks for fixing that up! 

Nixerix (talk) 08:41, September 1, 2018 (UTC)

Can I have edit permission for character pages? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Frankwest725 (talkcontribs) 02:24, October 1, 2018‎ (UTC)

I was wondering that posse members should have alive category status because even if they are killed they still appear alive during each chapter of dead rising 3. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 182.185.34.172 (talkcontribs) 07:31, October 15, 2018 (UTC)

Hey man, I really appreciate what you’re doing for the wiki! I know you don’t know me, but hey,I appreciate it! —Preceding unsigned comment added by ElectricNRGII (talkcontribs) 06:51, December 27, 2018 (UTC)

Hello. Can you post the zombie bride's picture in info box i had a problem with it. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 182.185.34.172 (talkcontribs) 14:21, June 10, 2019 (UTC)

Here to Help[edit source]

Hello, I'm The Embraced One or TEO, and I'm the Fandom Wiki Manager for this Wiki. I just wanted to drop you a message personally since you're one of the recent active editors around here. I'm here to act as a liaison between you and Fandom Staff and help you and your community. If you ever have any questions or issues related to the Wiki, its features (editing, templates, layouts, etc.), or anything else, feel free to reach out to me and I will be happy to help out! The Embraced One (talk) 14:29, June 22, 2019 (UTC)The Embraced One

Re: Template[edit source]

Hi Amp,

Thanks for making some changes to the infoboxes/navigation. They're in need of an overhaul and I'm awful at technical coding. I added the lines of code that you asked me to. You didn't specify where to add it, so I added it to the bottom of the page, if that's alright. 

I've got a lot going on in life in general and haven't played any Dead Rising in a dog's age. So I'm not here anymore much, although I do try to keep an eye on the recent edits, at least and fix what's needed there. If you would like further privileges, such as bureaucrat or admin, I don't mind granting you those. I haven't done any more user privileges for you since 2017 and you're still here, so your commitment shows and you're definitely worthy, if you'd like. Nixerix (talk) 05:03, March 6, 2020 (UTC)

Privileges[edit source]

Here you go, Amp! I've given you admin privileges. Hopefully we can work together! Thanks for improving the wiki. Hopefully it'll expedite any work you're doing by not needing to ask me to change anything for you that needs admin approval. I'll continue to monitor for spam, trolls, edits to be rolled back (etc) as I have been and hopefully I can do some more editing work too and do my part.

I'm an admin on two other wikis as well, but my expertise is more on the article side of it (information), and not so much the technical side (templates). --Nixerix (talk) 10:39, March 6, 2020 (UTC)

Hey, Frank, It's Otis! —Preceding unsigned comment added by Joiue Kilopy (talkcontribs) 06:27, June 3, 2020‎ (UTC)

Locking Pages[edit source]

Hi, Amp. Hope you are staying healthy and safe.

Just wanted to let you know that I've put a lock on the Sgt. Hilde Schmittendorf page for a month long period so that only you and I can edit it. I'm tired of constantly having to fix the page. People seem to have a hard-on for nitpicking about all the sexual symbolism with the character, adding in unnecessary things and constantly repeating the same trivia that's already listed. It's also littered with errors that I have to fix. When I make edits, they've been rolled back, so I thought this would be a good idea for now. I may have to do this for other pages too, if I run into the same problem.

Just in case somebody leaves a message to ask/complain on your talk page about it and you aren't sure why. We seem to have an increase in new editors recently. While a lot of the information I've had to sort through has been productive, there's a great deal of it that I've also had to remove, rollback, fix, etc. --Nixerix (talk) 04:35, June 8, 2020 (UTC)

Re: Thanks for letting me about the multiple users, Amp. I banned the main account for a week long period. I have mixed feelings about it, because I wasn't having to get rid of ALL edits. Some of them were decent. I'll give them another chance. But I tried to warn them yesterday, then they returned today and went back to the same old BS. I've also put a ban on the other most recent account they were using before. Hopefully this gives me enough time to go back through the other stuff I hadn't been able to review from their edits before they return. --Nixerix (talk) 18:34, June 8, 2020 (UTC)

New Wiki Manager[edit source]

Hi there, I'm the new Wiki Manager for the Dead Rising Wiki, taking over from User:Thatawesomecat. I hope everything is running smoothly, but feel free to ask me questions if you have any. My areas of expertise are listed on my profile, along with some examples of things I've done. You can reach me by leaving a message on my Talk page, on Discord at Moviesign#6611, or by email at Moviesign at fandom.com. —Moviesign (talk) 22:09, June 25, 2020 (UTC)

Opinion on Naming Articles[edit source]

Hey, Amp

I'm seeing a lot of revisions and edits around the names of some of our character pages. For example, I see Dwight Boykin often being revised back to Sgt. Dwight Boykin after its been changed. I'm seeing similar things for John Hemlock and Hilde Schmittendorf.

I can see the argument in some sense. I do believe Dwight's page was Sgt. Dwight Boykin for quite some time and he is also listed as such in Chuck's notebook. However, there isn't consistency. I see the titles being changed/reverted for some pages.. but other pages like Fontana and James Caballero don't seem to have people arguing whether they should have Lieutenant or Commander in front of their names. So some pages are being left as Sgt, Commmander (etc) while some are not, and just have the character's name.

I don't believe a person's rank or title shouldn't be included in the article title. We do not have Russell Barnaby listed as 'Dr. Russell Barnaby'. But I want to know what you think. I'm trying to find a consistent way to name all articles (one way or the other). Unfortunately I can't lock pages from being renamed without actually locking the entire page which is a tad frustrating. Maybe I should just let it go, I don't know.

Would appreciate your insight. Thanks!

--Nixerix (talk) 09:59, July 1, 2020 (UTC)

Templates[edit source]

Hey Am'd,

I see you're hard at work on making up some new templates to replace our old ones, to better reflect more updated coding and software, etc. The migration to this new wiki software can be kind of hard to wrap my head around, so I'm slowly just trying to get used to the new tools and such available at an editing level. Thanks for taking care of things on the template side of things. I'm going through this on all three wikias I help to manage, so I haven't been around here all that much.

This is a very large wiki with lots of different infoboxes. Will it be the case that they will all need to be changed over manually? I see the new templates all have different names. I started changing over the DR2 Psychopaths (just as a start/practice) to the newer template you created. In my experience on other wikias, we have had to manually change over every article with the new infoboxes (the old ones haven't simply been able to be overwritten), but I thought I'd check in with you first before I got too edit happy.

Thanks again!

Note: I am a dumb idiot and never check the community tab. I've just recently checked it and saw your announcement related to this very issue. Doi. Please disregard. I suppose I should just go ahead and start changing things as I have been doing then.

Nixerix (talk) 23:38, 30 September 2020 (UTC)

Templates (Again)[edit source]

Hey Amp'd,

Not sure if you're checking the discussions tab or not. But I've been messing around with the templates a bit. After I realized how much work it was going to be to convert every template on every page, a discussion was had about putting extra fields into ONE template and making one large template for each type of character in a game (main character, psychopath, survivor, victim), rather than having four different templates. All the templates (if we look at the original Dead Rising) have the same look to them. Much of the information is the same. As we both know, if you don't have information for a certain field on a page (say voice actor or weapon), you simply don't add them in and they won't appear.

I've converted the template InfoChar to have all of the necessary information for all the information we might need for all Dead Rising characters. This still means converting over the main characters, psychopaths and victims. BUT, it leaves the 50 or so pages of survivor pages not needing any changing (since this was the template used on these pages). This cuts down the amount of converting to maybe 15-20 pages instead of 75+. Let me know what you think. Before we start converting Dead Rising 2, 3 or 4 character pages.. we could do the same thing and it might result in us having less templates. We would just need to agree on the "master" template and mark the other ones for deletion and clean up.

We also have the option of taking the code for a new template and overwriting the old template, do we not? Taking the code from the "Infobox Food" template (which is meant to overwrite DRFood) and putting it into the DRFood template would work, would it not? Then we don't have to replace the templates on each page at all. You put the new code onto the old template and it should convert automatically? I've tested this out with 'Weapon' and 'Infobox weapon' and it seemed to work fine with no snags.

Nixerix (talk) 08:19, 6 October 2020 (UTC)

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