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Current Issues

Consumables and Pilot Tree

Some of the information for the consumable modules, specifically the UAVs and strikes, are somewhat lacking or incorrect. Also, the links for some of the improvements to the consumables, the Improved UAV for instance, link to the Pilot Tree section of the wiki, but there is no information on that specific upgrade.--ZMustang (talk) 19:13, 29 April 2014 (UTC)

Mech Lab Links for Champion Mechs

Is there a way to make the "{{Online Mech Lab}}" link to the regular variant when looking at Champion Mechs? For example, to CPLT-A1 instead of CPLT-A1(C)? --Trifler500 (talk) 03:27, 10 May 2014 (UTC)

When editing the {{Infoboxmodel}} section of the Catapult CPLT-A1 or Catapult CPLT-A1(C) page, the page that it links to on Smurfy depends on the "|id=#" entered. An ID number of 13 will link the page to the standard CPLT-A1, while "|id=91" will link it to the CPLT-A1(C) page. --AdamV2 (talk) 00:47, 13 May 2014 (UTC)
It looks like that is working for Smurfy's, but not for the discussion link. --Trifler500 (talk) 08:40, 13 May 2014 (UTC)
MechSpecs uses their own numbering system for their forums that doesn't follow the ID numbers in the game files. That means that the discussion link requires an extra step to link to the correct discussion forum. So to fix it so that champion Mechs (or any Mechs who's link doesn't work for that matter) you would edit the Template:External Links page. In the list of Mechs, you'll see that they CPLT-A1 already links to forum number 59 "|CPLT-A1=59". To link the champion version, you would add the line "|CPLT-A1(C)=59" to the list. --AdamV2 (talk) 23:19, 13 May 2014 (UTC)
Thanks. I'll monkey with it some and hopefully get it sorted out. --Trifler500 (talk) 02:54, 14 May 2014 (UTC)
That was extremely helpful. I've added all of the recently added mechs to the template. --Trifler500 (talk) 03:39, 14 May 2014 (UTC)

Clan Weapons

There seems to be no info on our wiki about the Clan weapons... It that's on purpose, someone please let me know, but otherwise I'm going to start with the Missile and stuff. MeepSire (talk) 00:05, 14 October 2014 (UTC)

I've been somewhat torn between adding the Clan weapons to the existing weapon pages (Clan Small Laser on the Small Laser page, etc.) or to create new pages for each. At first it seemed like a good idea because then we can always refer to a Small Laser as a "Small Laser" in regards to links and such, but then I realized the Overview box on each 'Mech page also automatically creates links, and those need to be C-Small Laser. So... I guess separate pages might be better after all. Thoughts? --Trifler500 (talk) 00:25, 14 October 2014 (UTC)
The way I had planned on them being there was similar to the way the Ultra Autocannon 5 related to the Autocannon 5. Since the way Clan stuff works in general is so different from IS stuff, I thought it best to have them separate and interlinked. MeepSire (talk) 00:29, 14 October 2014 (UTC)