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Wiki news 30.Jan.2018
The year is 2019.--blastedryan (talk) 06:49, 31 January 2019 (MSK)

Dont'cha know? We time-traveling 2-OP's now. (Fixed) -Inceptor57 (talk) 07:26, 31 January 2019 (MSK)

Images

I have a question: Is there a set way/schedule that we are obtaining pictures for vehicles, is it actively being done? I have a bunch of the previous ones from the older version of the wiki, used them for myself. Being that Im a PS4 player, I would gladly do it if I had the resources (if I can get it working on my laptop.) Or should I disregard that and wait? --*JonCS29 (talk) 16:21, 20 February 2019 (UTC) Remove this when finished

There is no schedule or active project at the moment regarding the pictures of vehicles. --Inceptor57 (talk) 16:25, 20 February 2019 (UTC)
Then I shall see what I can do in regards to the pictures--*JonCS29 (talk) 16:43, 20 February 2019 (UTC)

I can´t buy GE with my Steam acc!

I tried today to buy some GE with my Steam acc but for some reason it didnt work.Can anyone help me?

Hello, please consult this page to see if you are doing it correctly. If so and it is still not working, please contact Gaijin support. --Inceptor57 (talk) 06:51, 27 May 2019 (UTC)

Specs-Card

I noticed in-game that the Specs-Card for the Sherman IC "Scorpion" now has the Polish flag rather than the British one. I would change it on here myself but I dont know how. Just giving you a heads up if someone could do it, or show me how (my main problem is trying to access the specs cards themselves)--*JonCS29 (talk) 05:21, 11 July 2019 (UTC)

(oops, somehow this got deleted): I will try to bring this up and see if it is possible to adapt the spec-cards to the new flag images. --Inceptor57 (talk) 06:21, 11 July 2019 (UTC)
  • I don't believe there is a way for you to change the data on the Specs-Card (to include which flag icon is displayed). The Specs-Card is a set of parsers and switches which all tie back to the vehicle code (uk_sherman_ic_firefly). All of the linked data exists on a database outside of the reach of us wiki editors/moderators. Sometimes data in-game changes and the wiki lags behind in updating some of those changes. That which we can change we do (thanks to you guys!), unfortunately, other data we have to wait for the Gaijin magic to make changes on the back end. - AN_TRN_26 (talk) 10:50, 11 July 2019 (UTC)
It shouldn't be possible for the polish flag to show up. There has to be a picture on with wiki with the formate File:countryname_flag.png. The only flags available are these--blastedryan (talk) 14:15, 11 July 2019 (UTC)
  • I believe there are separate teams working on the in-game stat cards and the wiki stat cards, things will get rolled out in-game before the in the wiki. Many things like the flag icons will be rolled out on the .ru wiki and then copied to ours. The .ru moderators will need to add the image and update the stat card template to reflect the option for the Polish flag on the .ru wiki and then it will be updated on ours soon after (hopefully soon after, depends on what fires they are having to put out). - AN_TRN_26 (talk) 14:37, 11 July 2019 (UTC)
Oh wait I misread the question. I dunno why but I though he said the wiki card somehow had the polish flag not the ingame one.
To answer the original question, the flags in Specs-Card is currently tied to the vehicle tree country. So all vehicles in a tech tree have the same flag. For example the entire Japanese tech tree has the postwar Japan flag. The Russian Wiki guys would need to add a new 'flag' parameter to the Specs database and adjust Specs-Card to use that parameter.--blastedryan (talk) 16:10, 11 July 2019 (UTC)

can we do something about the search function?

It's so bad that it's practically useless. I write panzer 2 in the search field, and the first result is the sd. Kfz. 234/2. No sign of the panzer 2 on the first page. It seems to take into account the CSS code of the page, which is.. perplexing to say the least.

Hello The search function is working, i have just tested it. Please clear your cookies and cache, If that still does not work for you. Please Click here Make a post, list your browser + version you are using, and explain the full process you do on how you perform the search. So we can further investigate this. Kindest Regards --patrioticalien (talk) 11:41, 5 September 2019 (UTC)

The issue with your search is that it is searching for the most occurrences of "panzer" and "2". Most pages referring to the panzer 2 on the wiki refer to it by its shortened name Pz. so none of those pages will be found. Since we use "Pz." instead of "panzer", there are basically no pages with "panzer" so you are basically looking for the page with the most occurrences of "2". If you want to improve your search results you can either use "Pz." or search "panzer 2" in quotes. You can find more details on how searching on the wiki works here. --blastedryan (talk) 12:36, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
The usage of roman numerals in the Panzer names (Pz. II, Pz. III, etc.) probably doesn't help at all with "Panzer 2" being able to find "Panzer II". However, as BlastedRyan said, you would have to use the shortened "Pz." in place of "Panzer" to find the desired tanks.--Inceptor57 (talk) 15:23, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
Is it maybe worth creating a few redirect pages for the Panzer series?