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D&D Wiki's Featured Articles Edit

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Featured articles are considered to be the best articles within D&D Wiki, as determined by the D&D Wiki community. Before being listed here, articles are reviewed on their talk pages to see if they meet the featured article criteria (see below).

Articles that no longer meet the criteria can be proposed for improvement or removal on their talk pages by nominating them for review (see below).

Template:Featured Article symbolizes featured content within D&D Wiki; this template can be found on the top right corner of an article's page, if it is a featured article.

Featured Article Criteria Edit

  1. It is well written, comprehensive and stable.
    1. "Well Written" means that the prose is engaging, even brilliant, and of professional standard.
    2. "Comprehensive" means that the article does not neglect major facts and details.
    3. "Stable" means that the article is not the subject of ongoing edit wars and that its content does not change significantly from day to day, except for edits made in response to the featured article process.
  2. It follows the articles related preload (with links to the SRD added), it follows Standards and Formatting, and uses the correct capitalization.
  3. It has images and other media where they are appropriate to the subject, with succinct captions and acceptable copyright status.
  4. Where appropriate it utilizes rules within the SRD.
  5. Variant rules should be beneficial, understandable and not overly encumberant.
    1. "Beneficial" means that the variant rule should be useful to players or DMs
    2. "Understandable" means that the variant rule is written in such a way that it can be comprehended by the average player
    3. "Not overly encumberant" means that the variant rule should not be more complected than is necessary. It should enhance game play not slow it down.

Featured Article Nominees Edit

These are all the articles that are nominees for featured article status. To become featured articles they must be reviewed, meet all the featured article criteria (see above), and a positive consensus about the nomination must be reached for it to become a featured article.

To nominate an article for featured status
  1. Before nominating an article, ensure that it meets all of the featured article criteria (see above).
  2. Place {{Featured Article Nominee}} on the very top of the articles talk page.
  3. Create a new section on the talk page of the article called "Featured Article Nomination" under which write a reason for nomination. Don't forget to sign your post using --~~~~.
  4. MoI the main contributors to the page.
To support or object a nomination

Please read a nominated article fully before deciding to support or oppose a nomination.

  • To support a nomination, write * '''Support''' — , followed by your reason(s). If you have been a significant contributor to the article, please indicate this.
  • To oppose a nomination, write * '''Oppose''' — , followed by the reason(s). Reviewers who object are strongly encouraged to return after a few days to check whether their objection has been addressed. To withdraw the objection, strike it out (with <s> ... </s>) rather than removing it.
    • If one feels that an "Oppose" has been addressed, they should say so after the reviewer's signature rather than striking out or splitting up the reviewer's text. One should not alter, strike, or break up comments from other editors. If a nominator finds that an opposing reviewer is not returning to the nomination page to revisit improvements, this should be noted on the nomination page, with a diff to the reviewer's talk page showing the request to reconsider.
  • To provide constructive input on a nomination without specifically supporting or objecting, write * '''Comment''' — followed by your advice.
Current Featured Article Nominees


Featured Articles Under Review Edit

These are all the featured articles that have been nominated for review. Sometimes articles may change dramatically or the criteria for featured status may be changed, articles that may no longer meet the criteria should be listed for review.

To nominate a featured article for review
  1. Place {{Featured Article Under Review}} on the very top of the articles talk page.
  2. Create a new section on the talk page of the article called "Featured Article Review" under which write a reason for the review. Don't forget to sign your post using --~~~~.
  3. MoI the main contributors to the page.
Current Featured Articles Being Reviewed


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