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Current Issues[edit source]

Consumables and Pilot Tree[edit source]

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[edit source]

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)

Got a suggestion to really improve the unit page.

First, add a column for the primary time zone the unit plays in (Europe, USA, Asia, etc)

Second, add the unit abbreviations (such as -ms- for mercstar. That would help guys looking to identify a unit they see in game.

Thanks,

Knighthawk 26

Unfortunately I've been working on this wiki alone for so long that I've been unable to keep up and at this point I've even given up on adding new 'Mechs. If I get some serious help that could change. --Trifler500 (talk) 01:36, 19 August 2016 (UTC)