News around the wiki:
- Conclusion - Banning the use of warning templates: Looks like the vote has passed, and we'll be pushing through a new guideline to help make these templates more friendly and informative.
- Rule regarding DLC icon links: EH6607 has asked a question regarding when and where to place DLC icon links while editing our articles. Some interesting discussion has come from this, so why not have a say as well?
- Discussion - Adopting a vote-based process for permanent bans: Kdarrow is looking to change the way we handle permanent bans. What are your thoughts on this? Do you think we could use more transparency, more leniency, or are you fine with the way things are now? Make sure to leave your thoughts on the forum before it moves onto a vote.
Fallout 76 news:
- Steel Dawn PTS update: Some additional Steel Dawn quests as well as underground shelter content have been released on the Public Test Server (PTS), with Bethesda deciding that a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) is no longer needed - so jump right on in to your heart's content!
- Bombs Drop Day: Starting October 22nd, this event will commemorate the beginning of Fallout, awarding double XP to all players until the 26th. Think that's not spicy enough? Well keep your eyes on your loot, as there are reports of treasure hunting mole miners that will be loose during this time as well.
Geek culture news:
- Free States Militia A bit of news that has been stirring up the Fallout community, a Facebook community dedicated towards Fallout 76 was recently caught in a massive Facebook ban-wave to weed out groups using their platform to incite hate and violence. While this was clearly a mistake, the damage has been done, and only time will be able to tell if the group will be able to get back on their feet after this incident. Nukapedia supports our brethren, and we wish them only the best going forward.
- Kotaku on Fallout 76: Kotaku recently wrote up a piece on the state of Fallout 76 now, from the perspective of an individual, and it makes for an interesting read. Worth reading if you happen to be on the fence whether to try the game or not.
- Announcement - Pumpkin carving contest: The Dyre Wolf has gotten into the Halloween spirit early, and has started up a contest for pumpkin carvings. Come on over to /d and compete, and maybe it'll be your pumpkin that rules them all!
- The Oct. 23rd challenge: Cleveland Joe has started up a Fallout 4 challenge, and invites you to participate alongside him! Think you have what it takes to come out the Fallout Titan? Then hurry up and get started, as the deadline is Jan. 2nd.
- Advice for next Lego build: For those of you that haven't yet seen their Lego vertibird build, OldTemplar7 is looking for advice on what to build next.
- Mojave Express has a speedier new courier!: Kdarrow shows off her knitting skills with Benny, the enigmatic Courier 7!
Wiki News Digest newsletter & other community features:
- Enjoy the WND? Our Patrons have the opportunity to sign up for our newsletter, which will keep you updated on all of our newest releases, as well as providing a few additional perks and fun additions.
- Nuka Cookin' - Brahmin Baked Potatoes (with homemade Cane's sauce!) and Slow Roasted Yao Guai: Having gotten his hands on the Vault Dweller's Official Cookbook, The Dyre Wolf is going through the recipes, showing us all what a proper wasteland meal looks like.
- Listening with the Law - #24: A feature by Richie9999, Listening with the Law is a weekly song feature inviting casual discussion.
- Saturday Polls - #273: A weekly polls feature by Leea that includes social and personal commentary.
- Friday Polls - #202: Another weekly polls feature by NomadicNom, including a 'This week in history' segment that provides parallels to events within the Fallout universe.
- Today in the Mojave - Yangtze Memorial A personal blog following the travels and cosplays of Kdarrow with a focus on Fallout locations and characters.
- Meme Monday - Oct. 12th-18th: A weekly /d feature by Saxhleel12 hosts a community thread where everyone can get together and share their favourite memes.