Help:Character Page

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So you want to create a character page (or update an old one)? This page is designed to serve as a template for creation of character pages. 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.

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

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

1. The "Appears In" bar. This is made with the {{appears in}} template. Fill in the number of each chapter the character has appeared in separated by spaces.

{{appears in| ## ## ## }}

2. The character infobox. This is the box on the right side. It's made with the {{character}} template.

Information is required for the following:
{{Character 
 | faction = Name of the character's clan. Be sure to include Val or Vel status (Val'Sarghress, not Sarghress)
 | status = Current status of the character. Should either be "deceased" or their current title.
}}
If the following information is known in the comic, add any of the following lines before the end brackets:
 | born = Date of birth
 | died = Date of death
 | sponsor = If this is a cameo, enter the name of their owner
 | talents = 
* Known mana affinities or other important skills
* Use asteriks as bullet points to list them.
 | family = 
* Known family. List in bullets like the talents. 
* Use the following format:
* [[Person]] - relation to character
 | trivia = 
* Short facts that might be of interest :)
* Again, use bullets, please.
If (and only if!) the character is not from Moonless Age, add this line and enter the correct source (Daydream, Relic Hunters, Path to Power, etc.). Exception: All cameo characters should have this line filled in with "Moonless Age Cameo".
| section = 

3. Introduction and featured section. A blurb about the character and who they are. This should be no more than a few paragraphs that quickly details the important stuff about this character new readers might need. It's kind of like an encyclopedia entry.

Pick one or two sentances to "Feature" whenever this page is listed with its portrait:

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

4. The following content sections:

==Appearance and Personality==
Important information about who this person is and what they look like.

==Biography==
===Bio Section 1===
This is the history of what this character did during their time in Moonless Age.

===Bio Section 2===
Organize this. Break it up into section, like this example.

===Bio Section 3===
You can have as many or as few sections as you want.

==Notable Quotes==
This is optional. If there are any quotes ou feel are important to this character, add them here.

==Character Concept==
This is optional and used mostly for cameo characters. 
You can include one or more thumbnails of their concept art 
and any useful "behind the scenes" info. Enclose any concept 
art images in gallery list like this: (even if there's just one)
<gallery>
Image:image_name.jpg|1st Image description
Image:image_name.jpg|2nd Image description
</gallery>

5. The footer. Please don't forget this. Fill in the chapter that this page was last updated on.

{{Last update|##}}

Empty character page template

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

{{Appears in|  }}

{{Character
 | faction = 
 | status = 
 | born = 
 | died = 
 | sponsor = 
 | talents = 
 | family = 
 | trivia = 
}}

[[Category:Can be featured]]
<section begin=feature /> (featured summary here, three sentences max)  <section end=feature />
 
==Appearance and Personality==

==Biography==
===Bio Section 1===

==Notable Quotes==

==Character Concept==
<gallery>
Image:image_name.jpg|1st Image description
Image:image_name.jpg|2nd Image description
</gallery>
{{Last update|##}}