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Explorable zone?[edit]

So we have Zone redirecting here. As far as I know, there isn't any other type of zone that isn't "explorable". Wouldn't this page be better as Zone?--Lon-ami 18:32, 6 July 2012 (UTC)

Maybe they want it has opposed to Instanced zones, like dungeons and certain locations in towns. If a map isn't explorable, then I don't think there is any point in it existing anyways(unless it's a removed map or something). I guess you can say every map is a zone, and each zone can be explorable(has monsters, quests, points of interest, waypoints, etc) or be instanced(is a dungeon, storyline map for alking to a special npc or have a event triggered). UkranyPt 10:50, 26 July 2012 (UTC)
There's a discussion on location terminology here. The discussion regarding the prefix wasn't really resolved, but it's primarily meant to be a little bit clearer. A city can be considered as a type of zone. An explorable zone is... a non-city zone. -- ab.er.rant User Ab.er.rant Sig.png 08:08, 31 July 2012 (UTC)

Bringing this back. I think having Zone, City and Dungeon would be fine, and there's no room for confusion.--Lon-ami (talk) 12:00, 30 July 2013 (UTC)

renown heart list[edit]

I've noticed that there are two different ways that renown heart lists are displayed. there is one after zone completion, and one much latter down the page. I'm arguing that it would be better up near the top of the page. The argument being that I believe most players will be most interested in the renown hearts if they were going to a zone. That being said, I am new to this wiki and new to wikis in general, so I figure i'll leave it up to someone else. Everfeather 18:42, 5 September 2012 (UTC)

Take a look at Guild Wars 2 Wiki:Location formatting and Guild_Wars_2_Wiki:Projects/Cartography. -- ab.er.rant User Ab.er.rant Sig.png 10:59, 6 September 2012 (UTC)

Mount Maelstrom is not in Maguuma[edit]

I do not know how to fix the table or I would do it myself, but Mount Maelstrom is in the Steamspur Mountains. C The 03:01, 20 September 2012 (UTC)

Geographically, yes, but mechanically, it contributes to the Maguuma Explorer achievement, thus it is part of the Maguuma Jungle region. —Dr Ishmael User Dr ishmael Diablo the chicken.png 12:47, 1 October 2012 (UTC)

Wayfarer Foothills[edit]

...is missing from the DPL table. I'm pretty sure it was there when I created that table, and I can't figure out why it's missing now. Even the simplest DPL query on uses = Template:Area infobox doesn't list it. —Dr Ishmael User Dr ishmael Diablo the chicken.png 12:48, 1 October 2012 (UTC)

Never mind, I just realized the problem. DPL is limited to 500 results, and this limit is applied before any result filtering, e.g. by includematch, which is just plain stupid. I hate DPL. But at least I think I can fix it. —Dr Ishmael User Dr ishmael Diablo the chicken.png 12:50, 1 October 2012 (UTC)
Fixed. If we simply had these things categorized in Category:Explorable zones this would've been so much simpler, but nooooooooooo, that's really dumb apparently. —Dr Ishmael User Dr ishmael Diablo the chicken.png 12:57, 1 October 2012 (UTC)

Table improvement[edit]

I did this for personal use User:Lon-ami/Zones but maybe it was nice for public use, too. Opinions?--Lon-ami (talk) 12:02, 30 July 2013 (UTC)

I am glad that someone boldly implemented the OP's table format for this article. It is much simpler to use and it offers sorting. 75.37.23.47 20:08, 16 November 2013 (UTC)

"Counts towards Heart of Thorns world completion"[edit]

So, while pondering whether I should pre-emptively add Path of Fire world completion to the zone table row template, I started wondering: what on earth does "Heart of Thorns world completion" mean, anyway?

Completing all those maps doesn't have any special "world completion" reward, character nameplate star, title or map GUI. Sure, they do have map completion rewards, like every other map does, and those rewards contain a subcomponent for crafting legendary weapons, but the last time I've checked world completion wasn't defined by the ability to make shiny weaponry. Furthermore, those gifts are still purely driven by map completion, as you can complete each zone on a different character, which still gives you all the items without you actually achieving "HoT world completion" anywhere.

So, is the HoT world completion respected somewhere in the game or is there any other reason why it should remain, or am I free to just scrap it? User Noxx Sig.png 18:34, 17 August 2017 (UTC)

crap it. -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 21:53, 17 August 2017 (UTC)