Below are the community guidelines for Empyrion: Galactic Survival Wiki. Infringing upon any of these rules will result in either a warning or a temporary/permanent ban, depending on the circumstances.
Users should never personally attack other members of the wiki community on any part of the site. Comments should focus on the content, not the person.
Edit Warring and Reaching Consensus
While contributing to the wiki, it is possible that a user may disagree with how the information on a certain page is presented. It is expected that the two users will reach a consensus when they are in disagreement by using a talk page rather than constantly editing and/or reverting changes.
Assume Good Faith
If a wiki editor makes a mistake due to human error, the fact that they are new to the community, or any other honest reason, fellow wiki community members must assume good faith. Rather than insulting, berating, or lashing out at the editor, community members should approach situations like these with a helpful and understanding attitude.
Wiki vandalism will be defined as intentionally adding, removing, or changing content to the wiki in order to compromise the integrity of the site. It is strictly prohibited.
Examples of vandalism include but are not limited to:
- Inserting nonsense/gibberish into page content.
- Uploading offensive images.
- Blanking page content.
- Spamming links to external sites unrelated to the content of Empyrion: Galactic Survival Wiki.
Registered users are expected to use a single account for all editing under most circumstances. The use of more than one account by a single individual is known as "sockpuppeting".
A second account can be used in certain rare circumstances by longtime established, trusted users. Some valid reasons to use a second account may include:
- Technical testing
- Bot (automated) accounts
- Administrators who want to use non-admin accounts in less secure editing situations.
In those cases, it must be made absolutely clear that the accounts are operated by the same individual.
Individuals found to be operating multiple accounts, in an ongoing manner, for the purposes of mimicking different personas or the like, will have all of their associated accounts and IP addresses permanently banned.
The use of a registered account and an anonymous IP address (editing while logged out) may also be considered bannable sockpuppeting behavior, if this appears to be a deliberate attempt to fool others or circumvent rules. Occasional anonymous edits performed by an individual with a registered account, but with no ulterior motive, are not a problem.
- When making comments or asking questions on a talk page, be sure to sign the end with four tildes (~~~~)
- Always remain civil during discussions.
See Posting Guideline for detailed posting rules and standards.
Bugs are only permitted in wiki articles in rare circumstances. Most bugs should NOT be placed in wiki articles, and should instead be reported at the bug sections of the official forum: Bug Report
In order for a bug to be included in a wiki article, it must meet the following criteria:
- The bug posting must be properly referenced by including a link to a thread at the official forum where a staff member verified the bug's existence, or where a multitude of players show agreement that the bug exists.
- The bug must be consistently reproducible.
- It must cause significant harm in one of the following ways:
- The bug causes crashes.
- The bug can potentially corrupt players' save files.
- The bug could result in permanent loss of inventory items or structures in the world.
- The bug would cause a severe annoyance or inconvenience that could be avoided by warning players in advance .
Bugs that only consist of minor glitches or exploitable behavior (cheats such as duplication bugs) should not generally be placed in articles. "Famous" and longtime prominent glitches or exploits that have been openly discussed at length by the developers may be included, but this is a very rare occurrence .
"Trivia" is a broad term that often invites creativity and speculation, especially regarding a game element's "possible reference" to other media. To prevent this resulting in long lists of low-quality "cruft" and other unsubstantiated opinions, trivia items should only be added if they conform to the following:
- The trivia item is confirmed by Empyrion's staff, in which case it should include a link to a forum post or other record of that confirmation.
- If no staff confirmation is available, the trivia item must be "undeniable", meaning that most players are likely to agree it is obvious. When there could be multiple valid theories that are each just as likely, do not post any. Trivia sections do not exist for the purpose of listing possible theories.
- Trivia should not generally describe a game element's function, nor tips on using or dealing with it, unless these are mentioned only as they relate to points of trivial interest that have little bearing on playing the game.
This page is copied from Terraria Wiki Rules and adopted for this wiki.