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 Green steel color coding
I've been working on cleaning up the Green Steel pages and making them clearer to understand. I was wondering if you know what the purpose of the bolding/italics and the yellow/gold/pink/white table background colors are for on the Invasion, Subjugation and Devastation Altar recipe tables? I can't find an explanation for them anywhere.
Hello Aurhora, I think I can answer your question... The background colors are simply color coding to make it easier to put it all together with the image posted to the right.
The gold/yellow/pink and bold/italics are distinguish which recipes are confirmed (Template:Item conf
for items and Template:Weap conf
for weapons) as opposed to the ones that are speculation based on the patterns (Template:Pattern
) of the confirmed ones. I know it is slightly confusing, and when I have some more free time, I'll try to consolidate and clean up the templates.
Hey ShoeMaker, thanks for your help! I mostly get it now. Is the white background an error, then? (See the "negative energy absorption" on the Invasion page and the "Combustion, Devotion, etc." on the Devastation page. Or is the white background indicative of something that has changed and needs to be fixed? I know that the mechanic for those effects has recently changed. I'm planning on trying to update these tables to be more accurate after checking out the in-game barter system.
There are a lot of inconsistencies on those pages as far as all of that goes. Considering the age of those pages, I'm tempted to just scrap the whole confirmed/pattern system because if something was a broken pattern, someone would have said something by now in my opinion (and if not, then scrapping it will get someone to say something resulting in more accurate information which is what it's all about anyways). I will move this conversation to an appropriate talk page about greensteel templates in a few days if no-one beats me to it. (I'll put a link on this page to where-ever I move it to.)