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In order to keep our wiki providing the best information about gangs to the public, there are set of guidelines that should be used in order to create high-quality articles that ensure the best information and a convenient reading experience for readers. Standard rules such as "neutral point of view" and third-person perspective apply for editing for gang articles.

Format

The standard format that shall be used for all new gang articles created after 20 July, 2013 is as follows. Under Heading 2 (heading 3 for insets), the following sections must be created in this order;

  • (No headings required for opening section). Necessary maintenance templates such as {{unreleased}}, {{stub}} or {{cleanup}} along with the gang infobox {{Infobox gang}} containing a group photo (where available). Beside the infobox should be a single sentence introducing the gang; it's full name and the title(s) that it appears in.
  • History
    • Background
    • Events in [name of the game(s)]
  • Mission Appearences
  • Members and Associates
    • Members
    • Associates
  • Turfs
  • Gallery
  • Influence from real life gangs
  • Trivia
  • Navigation (no need for heading navigation box only and the name of the gang should be in navbox)

What to avoid

  • Opinions and biased information.
  • Speculation will be met with very low tolerance and will most likely be removed.
  • Adding modded images to article pages, as the natural forms are all that is necessary.
  • Adding images alongside text in loose form. Images should only be in the lead infobox or one of the organised galleries.
  • "The sky is blue" trivia points; we would like to avoid the possibility of patronizing our readers.
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