User talk:D.west.ton

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PLEASE use the preview button when making wiki pages. You had 6 edits on the same page in less than 30 minutes earlier today.

Okay. It was more of a, "I'm finished and on my way out, but oh look there is something else I should change/add. Now that I am done I can leave, but oh look there is another thing. dang. every save should have been the last." I will be more observant next time, thanks! D.west.ton 05:59, 19 September 2008 (CEST)
That is the point of the preview button, to notice those things when you think you are done. --Vita Family 08:05, 19 September 2008 (CEST)

Edit Summaries

When you edit just a single section of a page, using either the little (edit) link, or using the right-click on the section header (you have to edit your preferences to enable that), the wiki auto-fills the summary with the following: /* [section title] */. That causes the summary to have the arrow and light-gray text, then what you add yourself after that is in a normal font. --Indirik 22:57, 23 September 2008 (CEST)

New Project

I have a little project I'm thinking about regarding some parts of East Dwilight. Since you have written material about Prince Sallow and the Arexi dynasty, I would like to gain a few more details about the regions and the history, as well as notables of the desert. I'm going to be writing a wuxia-inspired set of stories about the "legends" that occurred in the regions of the midlands in East Dwilight, and since you have some pretty good writings, I wonder if you might be able and willing to provide some setting for the Sallowtown regions. As for the time period, I was thinking that it might help to make a hypothetical timeline of events in historical Dwilight, not as an actual timeline, but as a means to be consistent with the story elements. The story itself might not be true or entirely true, which I would say is similar to our real-life legends, however I do believe that it should be at least fun to read. I certainly will have fun writing. Cheers. --Qmasterflex86 14:06, 17 April 2009 (UTC)

That sounds like a great idea. I did not want to iron down a prehistory timeline myself for two reasons. One because I did not want to make a timeline that would remove the possibility of having others contribute to it, and two because having a timeline would detract from the aura of myth and legend that surrounds these texts. If we are going to turn it into a particular project though then I am all for it. If it is collaborative then it is worth it, and others can start filling it in too. Creating this landscape would be like creating a Dwilight-universe. Dwilight is an open playground! D.west.ton 16:54, 17 April 2009 (UTC)
The reason for a localized timeline is to provide some framework for consistency in the story (we wouldn't want, say, Prince Sallow and Curshixa the Gallant and say, Siegfried von Beermeister, all milling about in the same timeframe of the story when in fact they didn't live in the same time periods. At least I believe Sallow the person was a bit later than the first Curshixa. I feel as though the Arexi dynasty occurred during the peaceful time in Flowrestown, where it would kind of make sense that the mountaineers were occupied with the guys from the west, And Siegfried von Beermeister is just some made up name as a German-inspired person of the Unterlands.) and still allow enough breadth for freedom of having a larger contribution. However, judging by realistic differences in distance, I would think that the major contributions would come from the group of regions that surround the focus in Balance's Retreat, going north up to Caiyun but no further west in the northern reaches than Eisenik, and extending south to perhaps even Askileon. We'll see who contributes, as I'm first trying to get existing info, and the Sallowsite currently has a great deal. --Qmasterflex86 17:38, 17 April 2009 (UTC)

DD Ticker Items

When writing ticker stories for the Dwilight Daily, please try to keep them to the simple statements of who took what: "D' Hara captures Sallowtown", etc. Any kind of embellishment/flavor can be done in the main article space, like you did with the Crusade for Sallowtown article. Also, please use standard dates for articles. While the idea of using other dates is interesting, it really won't match the large store of existing articles, nor will it be possible to use non-standard dates with the semantic data system. Thanks for contributing to the Daily! --Indirik 13:10, 30 April 2009 (UTC)


is just GREAT. vonGenf 08:23, 5 October 2009 (UTC)

Beluaterra University

I've seen your work on the Dwilight university, and I quite like it. I've got a similar project with The Blood Cult on Beluaterra (which seeks to be *the* source of knowledge of the continent), and I was wondering if perhaps you'd be interested in participating? -Chénier 04:33, 13 December 2009 (UTC)

Sounds cool. Where would you like me to start? D.west.ton 08:34, 13 December 2009 (UTC)
The Cult's Archives is where the mundane information is kept. As I uncover new data or reflect some more, I already have a few corrections to add to what I wrote, but progress is still being made. More particularly, the sections of "disasters", "geography", "daimons", "lost souls", "undead", and "monsters" need either to be created or expanded. I realize we might have to eventually restructure these, both the pages themselves and their hierarchy with the subpages and all, but the current structure should do for now I think. If you know anything about the Zuma, or anything else which might relate to the BM lore and that might interest people, that'd be great too. :P Did you have any spare char which might be interested in joining the Cult? :) -Chénier 14:25, 13 December 2009 (UTC)
I have and adventurer in Hetland. Is there a nearby Blood Cult temple? For the "Other Religions" I suppose it would not be right to just place the template boxes from each continent? Seems like you are looking for information written through the perspective of the Blood Cult, right? Or is it just a plain collection of all the facts about Battlemaster? D.west.ton 18:15, 13 December 2009 (UTC)
Depends on the articles. For the "other religions" the cult's perspective would be preferable, though I can always opinionize whatever is written if needed. Stuff like geography or history don't need this point of view as much. As for Hetland, there are temples near-by, but you'd have to be careful as Hetland doesn't like the Cult very much. The goal is very similar to the christian scientists of the times: to further knowledge to prove the existence of god. The goal is theological but the method is mundane: the Cult builds its mythology upon observations of world realities. :P -Chénier 06:18, 14 December 2009 (UTC)
Okay, I will have my adventurer find the Blood Cult and enter. Then I can start to understand the religion and start producing articles for you. It looks like a fun project, thanks for the invitation :) D.west.ton 21:17, 14 December 2009 (UTC)
Fronen's the easiest place to find them. And you shouldn't hunt in Hetland, they deserve every horde that could spawn. ;) -Chénier 21:52, 14 December 2009 (UTC)

Dwilight University

Could the wiki page maybe list locations of guildhouses? Would be very useful for those who wish to join. Vellos 22:43, 22 February 2010 (UTC)