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Project Cartography

To document all explorable areas (renown hearts/karma merchants, sub areas, jump challenges, skill points, areas of interest, vista,...)


Headline text[edit]

Contributors[edit]

Please feel free to add your username here.

Methodology[edit]

We are here to map everything and we're going to enjoy it! :D We currently follow the location formatting decided on by the community. There is also a collection of handy templates in the appendix. If you are working on a large edit please list it in the started section so other people do not edit over what your doing.

Formatting Examples[edit]

Page layout for a location page of the type:

Any questions please use the discussion section.

Progress[edit]

Maps[edit]

Vaya Ishmael!

  • Create zone boundary outlines for all zones.
  • Create area boundary outlines for all areas.
  • Create locator maps for all areas.

Explorable zones[edit]

 
15% of all Explorable zones objectives have been completed
  • Create all zone pages with an area infobox.
  • Embed all zone info (renown hearts, etc...)
  • Fill out all zone tables.
  • List all events and meta events.
  • Make a nice table to show available collectable resources in the area (wood,ore and cloth types)

Areas[edit]

 
20% of all Explorable areas objectives have been completed
  • Create all area pages located in explorable zones with an infobox. (197"Explorable zone" is not in the list of possible values (Continent, Region, Zone, City, Area, Point of Interest, Dungeon, Instance, Jumping puzzle, Landmark, Mini-dungeon, Conquest, Guild Puzzle, Vista, Waypoint, Super Adventure Box zone) for this property.)
  • Embed all area info (renown hearts, etc...)
  • List all events that start in each area, can be queried from event pages.

Renown hearts[edit]

 
70% of all renown heart objectives have been completed
  • Create all renown heart pages with a heart infobox (304 out of 301)
  • Add description parameter to on hearts. (304 out of 301)
  • Add npc parameter to all hearts. (304 out of 301)
  • Add level parameter to all hearts. (304 out of 301)
  • Add scout parameter to all hearts. (304 out of 301)
  • Add assist parameter to all hearts. (274 out of 301)
  • Table of value counts for each zone

Skill challenges[edit]

 
30% of all Skill challenge objectives have been completed
  • Create stubs of all skill challenge zone lists - Completed
  • Fill out all skill challenge lists
  • Improve the main skill challenge page

(optional)

  • Check on the related npcs (task npcs)

Vistas[edit]

 
40% of all Vista objectives have been completed
  • create stubs of all Vistas zone lists - Completed
  • Fill out all vista lists
  • Improve the main vista page

Waypoints[edit]

 
20% of all Waypoint objectives have been completed
  • create stubs of all Waypoints zone lists - Completed
  • Fill out all Waypoints lists
  • Improve the Waypoints page

Points of interest[edit]

 
0% of all point of interest objectives have been completed
  • create stubs of all Point of interests zone lists
  • Retrieve all existing information from zone and area pages
  • Fill out all Points of interest lists
  • Improve the Points of interest page
  • Add a nav

Tasks currently being undertaken[edit]

  • Adding missing area pages
    • Diessa Plateau Notso (talk) 09:34, 16 September 2013 (UTC)
      • Completing stub area pages
    • Brisban Wildlands --Scro 05:25, 1 June 2013 (UTC)
      • Filling in missing information for all areas in this zone
    • Gendarran Fields --Cosmicearthgirl 02:04, 5 September 2012 (UTC)
      • Adding missing infoboxes
      • Adding basic map images
    • Harathi Hinterlands --Cosmicearthgirl 07:07, 28 September 2012 (UTC)
    • Snowden Drifts
      • Hunter's Pitfalls --Jshannon228 18:32, 11 September 2012 (UTC)
    • Blazeridge Steppes.
      • Editing all explorable area pages with updated NPC, waypoint and event information. Expected to be complete in the next week or so. --PhalThrax 03:19, 12 September 2012 (UTC)
    • Cursed Shore
      • Completing areas, adding and filling pages for all empty links in area. So far, The Narthex and Cathedral of Verdance are done, everything links. If you have lore, story or historical info, feel free to add it! MajFauxPas 21:24, 7 October 2012 (UTC)
    • Frostgorge Sound
      • Working through all areas systematically, creating pages for stubs & updating missing information. --Avalien 00:30, 22 January 2013 (UTC)
  • Renown Hearts
  • Skill Challenges
    • Bloodtide Coast -Lutia 23:35, 3 September 2012 (UTC)
  • Areas and waypoints
    • Working on table structures and a script allowing the selection of certain table rows --Dr.Mobius 00:14, 4 September 2012 (UTC)
  • Layouts
    • Implementing the unified layout and adding information to pages — Andrealinia 07:24, 12 September 2012 (UTC)

Completed tasks[edit]

Renown hearts[edit]

  • Last updated: Mar. 12, 2013
    • Add a navigation bar to renown hearts
    • Converted the hierarchy to the new system (hearts are listed by area, the areas are embed into the region pages. This allows for easy embedding in location pages and elsewhere while still maintaining region lists.
    • Listed 100% of renown hearts
    • Split the tables of hearts into separate pages under the hearts category
      • Then embed into all area and list of region pages

Areas[edit]

  • Last updated: Jan. 6, 2013
    • Added some of the completion text
    • Explorable Zones
      • Brisban Wildlands - all areas have a page
      • Caledon Forest - all areas have a page
      • Gendarran Fields - all areas have a page
      • Harathi Hinterlands - all areas have a page
      • Iron Marches - all areas have a page
      • Plains of Ashford - all areas have a page
      • Queensdale - all areas have a page
      • Fields of Ruin - all areas have a page
      • Snowden Drifts - all areas have a page
      • Southsun Cove - all areas have a page
      • Straits of Devestation - all areas have a page
      • Wayfarer Foothills - all areas have a page
    • Cities
      • Divinity's Reach - all areas have a page
      • Hoelbrak - all areas have a page
      • Lion's Arch - all areas have a page

Points of interest[edit]

  • Last updated: December 31, 2013
    • Ascalon (complete)
      • Blazeridge Steppes - ALL POIs are not stubs, have a formatted page, chat code, and screenshot
      • Diessa Plateau - ALL POIs are not stubs, have a formatted page, chat code, and screenshot
      • Fields of Ruin - ALL POIs are not stubs, have a formatted page, chat code, and screenshot
      • Fireheart Rise - ALL POIs are not stubs, have a formatted page, chat code, and screenshot
      • Iron Marches - ALL POIs are not stubs, have a formatted page, chat code, and screenshot
      • Plains of Ashford - ALL POIs are not stubs, have a formatted page, chat code, and screenshot
    • Kryta
      • Bloodtide Coast - ALL POIs are not stubs, have a formatted page, chat code, and screenshot
      • Gendarran Fields - ALL POIs are not stubs, have a formatted page, chat code, and screenshot
      • Harathi Hinterlands - ALL POIs are not stubs, have a formatted page, chat code, and screenshot
      • Queensdale - ALL POIs are not stubs, have a formatted page, chat code, and screenshot
      • Southsun Cove - ALL POIs are not stubs, have a formatted page, chat code, and screenshot
    • Maguuma Jungle
      • Caledon Forest - ALL POIs are not stubs, have a formatted page, chat code, and screenshot
      • Metrica Province - ALL POIs are not stubs, have a formatted page, chat code, and screenshot
      • Mount Maelstrom - ALL POIs are not stubs, have a formatted page, chat code, and screenshot
      • Sparkfly Fen - ALL POIs are not stubs, have a formatted page, chat code, and screenshot
    • Ruins of Orr
    • Shiverpeak Mountains
      • Dredgehaunt Cliffs - ALL POIs are not stubs, have a formatted page, chat code, and screenshot
      • Wayfarer Foothills - ALL POIs are not stubs, have a formatted page, chat code, and screenshot
    • Towns
      • Divinity's Reach - All POIs have a page with screenshot
      • Lion's Arch - All POIs have a page with screenshot
      • Iron Marches - All POIs have a page with screenshot
    • WvW

Skill challenges[edit]

  • Last updated: Jan. 6, 2013
    • Regions
      • Ascalon - 19/37 have pages
    • Convert skill challenges to the new organisation system as used on renown hearts.
      • The navigation template has been made but i need a nap i will finish it soon. --Dr.Mobius 08:28, 2 September 2012 (UTC)

Vistas[edit]

    • Converted Vistas to the new navigation system as well as updateing the main page and adding the projects banner. --Dr.Mobius 08:47, 3 September 2012 (UTC)