Help:Chapter Page

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So, you want to create a chapter page? This page is designed to serve as a template for creation of summary pages for the chapters of Moonless Age. If you copy and paste everything in a code box (except for the optional infobox sections) and fill in the needed information, your page will come out looking just like all the others in the Moonless Age timeline.

To see an example of a correctly-formatted chapter page, look here.
For more help with editing the wiki, please see Help:Contributors Handbook.

A chapter page consists of the following parts (in this order):

1. The chapter infobox. This is the box on the right side. It's made with the {{Chapter}} template.

In it's most simple form the template only looks like this:
{{Chapter}}
If the following information is known in the comic, add any of the following optional lines:
{{Chapter
 | title = The title of the chapter

 | characters =
* List of the main characters/narrators for this chapter
* Try to limit this to the REALLY important figures only!
* List them with bullets, like this

 | locations
* a list of locations seen the Chapter
* be sure to link them to the appropriate location pages

 | factions  =
* List of factions (clans and other organizations) that are strongly involved in this chapter 

 | sidestories =
* Link to any sidestories that are attached to this chapter in the archive

}}
You will also need to upload a piece of the cover page to represent the chapter in the infobox. The dimensions of this picture are 240x111 px and it should be saved in the .png format. You can upload it by previewing or saving your page, clicking on the empty space in the infobox, and selecting the file off of your computer to upload.


3. Introduction and featured section. A short summary of basic plot of the chapter. This should be no more than a few sentences that quickly describe the plot of this chapter.

Pick one or two sentences to "Feature" whenever this page is listed in a summary page:

[[Category:Can be featured]]<section begin=feature />These will be the featured sentences.<section end=feature />

4. The following content sections:

==Summary==
===Scene 1===
Write a summary for the chapter!
Feel free to use pictures to illustrate important moments.

===Scene 2===
It will be easier to navigate and understand your page if you
use section headings to break up the individual scenes of this
chapter.

===Scene 3===
This format won't work for every single chapter though, so make
sure you organize this summary as best you can!

Nobody likes a big block of text!

==Characters==
===Main Characters===
{{CharacterList
 | Name of character -- 1-2 line Summary of character.
 | Name -- Make summaries relevant to the chapter you're writing.
}}

===Supporting Characters===
{{CharacterList
 | Name -- Summary
 | Name/arc1 -- Use this format to use the arc 1 portrait (if available).
}}

==Extra Arc - Title of Extra Arc==
Some chapters have an extra arc after the chapter's last page. Summarize it here.
===Characters===
{{CharacterList
 | Name -- character description
 | Name -- list of the characters in the extra arc
}}

==Sidestories==
* [[Name of Sidestory]] - A brief description of the story.


Empty Chapter page template

This is the whole chapter page template for copy-pasting convenience:

{{Chapter
 | title = 
 | characters = 
 | locations = 
 | factions = 
 | sidestories =
}}

[[Category:Can be featured]]
<section begin=feature /> (featured summary here, three sentences max)  <section end=feature />
 
==Summary==
===Scene 1===
===Scene 2===
===Scene 3===

==Characters==
===Main Characters===
{{CharacterList
 | 
}}
===Supporting Characters===
{{CharacterList
 | 
}}
===Background Characters===
{{CharacterList
 | 
}}

==Extra Arc - Title of Extra Arc==

===Characters===
{{CharacterList
 | 
}}

==Sidestories==