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General guidelines

Game guide and manual references must include the name of the guide, edition (if applicable), and page number(s) of the referenced content. The name of the guide must be linked to the relevant Fallout wiki page.

  • The guide name and edition must be in italics. They must be followed by a comma to separate this info from the page number.
  • If the referenced content spans multiple pages, then include "pp." before the page numbers. Otherwise, the content is on a single page, and "p." must be included before the page numbers.
  • Small amounts of a guide's text may be included in a reference. In such a case, also include the section title, referenced content, and link to the relevant wiki page (if applicable).
  • Section titles must be italicized. The guide text should be italicized, placed inside of quotation marks, and separated from the main text using a line break.
Product Code
Game guide <edition>, p. XXX
''Game guide <edition>'', p.XXX


Fallout 76 Vault Dweller's Survival Guide, p. 486
''[[Fallout 76 Vault Dweller's Survival Guide]]'', p. 486
Product Code
Game guide <edition>, p. XXX: "Section title"
"Text of the guide book"
[[Game guide]] <edition>, p. XXX: ''"Section title''<br/>''Text of the guide book"''
Fallout: New Vegas Official Game Guide Collector's Edition, p. 457: "Equality"
"By law, the NCR prohibits persecution and discrimination on the basis of gender, ethnicity, sexuality, or religious belief."
''[[Fallout: New Vegas Official Game Guide]] Collector's Edition'', p. 457: ''"Equality''<br/>''By law, the NCR prohibits persecution and discrimination on the basis of gender, ethnicity, sexuality, or religious belief."''




Policy vote forum overview
GuidelineReference formatting guideline
Proposal discussionDraft: Reference guidelines
Proposal voteVote: Basic reference formatting guidelines
Date and result8 December 2020 · 14-1-1
Amendment 1Developer statements · Discussion · Vote · 10 November 2021 · 12-0-0
Amendment 2Publications and dialogue · Discussion · Vote · 10 February 2022 · 11-1-0
Amendment 3External links · Discussion · Vote · 22 March 2022 · 10-0-0
Related topicsDeveloper statements · Dialogue · Holotapes and notes · Publications · Terminals and images
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