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IWantCoffee

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August 3, 2012
  • I live in Denmark
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  • I am Male

WelcomeEdit

Hi, welcome to Battlefield Heroes Wiki. Thanks for your first contribution and registration, of course you are invited to participate as long and much as you like.

It might be a good idea to take a look at our Community Portal and Wiki Forum to get more information and assistance. The wikia wide help pages can be found here.

Please leave a message on my talk page if I can help with anything! -- BFH-Wiki (Talk) 08:23, 3 August 2012

Spammer Edit

Awesome, he did put a notable amount of effort and time in spamming. Summer vacations are a threat ;) BFH-Wiki (talk) 06:14, August 9, 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for the report. IP bans aren't very effective, but I hope they do their job to get those pesky flies out of the way for the time they're seeking attention... BFH-Wiki (talk) 19:36, August 12, 2012 (UTC)

Shotgun page bug Edit

Seems like there was a server error converting the newly created wiki script page into proper html data. Afaik there wasn't any error in the code, but I commented out the stats section as protective measure. BFH-Wiki (talk) 19:47, September 10, 2012 (UTC)

Unrelated Edit

Haha, I guess I came across your hero on the top 1000 score leaderboard today. I'd have a chance on a account-wide leaderboard but unfortunately no such thing exists. Always nice to meet those early OB dinosaurs here and then! BFH-Wiki (talk) 18:29, October 4, 2012 (UTC)

New Forum Edit

You can take a look at my comment at central wiki, it may be possible to change these issues with CSS but not sure if this is worth the effort. It goes well with article comments and message wall, but neither of these are enabled yet. BFH-Wiki (talk) 14:32, November 30, 2012 (UTC)

Mission Images Edit

D'oh I wonder why I didn't notice yet myself, yeah sure candidates for deletion. The reason has already been predefined in wise foresight (file directly provided by cdn.battlefieldheroes.com). BFH-Wiki (talk) 20:26, December 13, 2012 (UTC)

Uhmm, guess I didn't express clear enough. They're no candidates, they're doomed to deletion. Will start deleting now parallel because of the ridicolous high amount of icons. BFH-Wiki (talk) 20:35, December 13, 2012 (UTC)

Weapon Categories Edit

Can't give a clear answer to both of your questions:

  • While the current category structure is layed out root wise so that no pages are included in both maincategory and subcategory, I've seen a couple of wikis where everything is crosslinked. Guess this is a matter of taste. I suggest to keep Category:Weapons clean from the specific weapon pages like AK-74 and everything else should be included (type, range, speed, series, ...).
  • Also not sure about missing categories and category classification. Sniper Rifles are all together "very long range" and some weapons are said to be "very slow/fast", but none of these haven't been yet created. Wether to include these in the future or not is a question of demand and I personally don't cosider them neccessary at the moment.

BFH-Wiki (talk) 14:39, December 15, 2012 (UTC)

Forgot about another category idea for explosives, because the ranges are very "flexible":
  • Explosives
    • Anti-Tank (alternatively Anti-Ground, material 56)
    • Anti-Infantry (material 69)
    • Anti-Plane (material 52)

Freecam Images Edit

Wow, the beautiful subpages sound very ambitious. One may lower the standards and first wanna add at least a minimum of pictures to pages that suffer under pure dry text for now (e.g. Inland Invasion, Boats) or improve quality of current Category:Gameplay_Images like Media:Two_Soldiers_using_Blasting_Strike.png. BFH-Wiki (talk) 21:19, December 18, 2012 (UTC)

Weapon Page Layout Edit

I started using a slightly different weapon page layout and would like to hear some feedback. Imo this is a passable option as seen on M32 MGL for example:

  • Weapon A name level 2 heading
    • Template
    • Model and sound level 3 heading
  • (Weapon B name level 2 heading)
    • (Template)
    • (Model and sound level 3 heading)
  • Tactics and Playstyles

BFH-Wiki (talk) 18:18, December 29, 2012 (UTC)

I'm thinking of a way to reuse weapon stats on more than one template. So that the reskins are less copy paste. This could be achieved by subtemplates. I'm currently experimenting on Template:Stats and User:BFH-Wiki/Sandbox. BFH-Wiki (talk) 14:01, December 30, 2012 (UTC)

Wiki related Edit

Both are fine, they have my humble approval ;) BFH-Wiki (talk) 17:23, January 11, 2013 (UTC)

Did it work?
ohlala it worked

IWantCoffee (talk) 18:07, January 11, 2013 (UTC)

Yes works, the text is pretty harsh and funny at the same time to be honest. Darn it my edit didn't work... BFH-Wiki (talk) 18:19, January 11, 2013 (UTC)
You won't believe how many times this happend to me myself... The delay it takes to adapt to every pages is my declared arch-enemy! BFH-Wiki (talk) 21:21, January 11, 2013 (UTC)
Please explain... afaik the the javascript thingy shouldn't insert any tildes but show up in the prompt box Oo BFH-Wiki (talk) 17:14, January 12, 2013 (UTC)
D'oh didn't notice the Common.js signature ;) If the pop-up doesn't work now, this was User:BFH-Wiki. Edit it does work but the text is not yet updated. BFH-Wiki (talk) 01:50, January 13, 2013

(UTC)

Arg, the nowiki tag is visible... no idea how to get rid of it. BFH-Wiki (talk) 21:52, January 22, 2013 (UTC)

Map TemplateEdit

I hate those opinion based questions...

[tinfoilhat]The two images blow up the templated size too much imo, I'd choose one of those and move the other to the gallery. As the map overview doesn't really fit there and is THE map picture par excellence, it would better belong to the template. On the other hand a screeny looks much better.[/tinfoilhat] BFH-Wiki (talk) 21:52, January 22, 2013 (UTC)

Store Items Edit

You're totally right about that, that's why I rephrased the affected passages to all time true statements ;) Same issue with the personal opinions and judgements lurking out here and then. BFH-Wiki (talk) 10:28, February 23, 2013 (UTC)

Licensing Edit

They are supposed to, yes. Is there any specific reason you ask? BFH-Wiki (talk) 19:57, March 10, 2013 (UTC)

Level Calculator Edit

Hehe, you forgot about the beloved XP-Boosts ;) The earned score excludes XP-Boosts, so you'd have to calc the progress by experience and level. BFH-Wiki (talk) 16:46, March 15, 2013 (UTC)

If you're going to edit the MediaWiki:Common.js anyway, I wonder if we are still in need of the collapse code!? Afaik I already replaced any ancient collapsible table with the new "mw-collapsible" class so that the code is superseeded. Even the navbox template was adapted, so I see no point in keeping that burden. BFH-Wiki (talk) 10:11, March 23, 2013 (UTC)
Yes, it's called dynamic navigation bar (the view / hide toggle button). BFH-Wiki (talk) 07:35, March 25, 2013 (UTC)

Promotion Edit

About two years ago after I took over the wiki I already made it on the front page :D It's a good idea to pull some editors out of the forums, but we first should set up a guide how to set up a weapon page, recieve all the informations needed (IDs, stats, ...) and get render images. Otherwise it's more work cleaning up than doing it ourselves. But more edits are always encouraging, so even "low quality" edits have their advantage. BFH-Wiki (talk) 12:49, April 14, 2013 (UTC)

No, the mediawiki section is still a land of myths and tales for me. Recently I discovered how to change the usergroup descriptions:
BFH-Wiki (talk) 18:52, April 14, 2013 (UTC)

New Punk sets Edit

How to call them? I'd suggest "Punk Heroes 3", cause the first two are steam punk themed as well and otherwise it will set up confusion. BFH-Wiki (talk) 16:16, April 17, 2013 (UTC)

Certanily not. These are not Steampunk-based, and Valut Releases were just opinion of Punks. Where did you saw steam pipes - engines on Hell trooper or Hoaxer?

Call them Steampunk heroes ;) (Also, I'm back)

PipAntarctic (talk) 18:05, June 13, 2013 (UTC)PipAntarctic

Infobox Edit

No objections from my side ;) BFH-Wiki (talk) 21:16, April 18, 2013 (UTC)

Metagame Edit

Started a forum discussion here BFH-Wiki (talk) 10:45, April 19, 2013 (UTC)

Vandalism Edit

Dafuq? Multiple spammers or does he change his IP? BFH-Wiki (talk) 07:45, May 19, 2013 (UTC)

Related Video List Edit

Ehhm, never seen that page before. No clue if it servers some use O.o BFH-Wiki (talk) 15:08, July 30, 2013 (UTC)

Icon ID Edit

Handy, of course I have no clue who would require such data ;P BFH-Wiki (talk) 20:20, August 29, 2013 (UTC)

Best moments :D BFH-Wiki (talk) 22:59, December 9, 2013 (UTC)

Workbench Edit

Gotta remind you of this edit btw. Its talk page already has a topic about that. BFH-Wiki (talk) 22:59, December 9, 2013 (UTC)

TestEdit

test -- IWantCoffee (talk) 13:33, September 14, 2013 (UTC)

test2 IWantCoffee (talk) 13:33, September 14, 2013 (UTC)

Item IDs Edit

Not sure what you are talking about, do you mean one of these three?

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EA Games\Battlefield Heroes\mods\bfheroes\Localization\strings.txt? This is very complete, structured and readable.
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EA Games\Battlefield Heroes\mods\bfheroes\Objects\Items_server.zip\Items.xml is the "root file", it's unordered and ties everything together.
  • Third option is a well known internet source called ikonybfh[dot]cba[dot]pl, that is banned on the official forums.

BFH-Wiki (talk) 16:13, December 19, 2013 (UTC)

Map pages Edit

Haha, I've had excactly the same issue with the map strategies once. Back then I moved it back under the according game modes. This should be fine imo. BFH-Wiki (talk) 07:06, January 24, 2014 (UTC)

Knock, knock Edit

Who's there?

Daisy! Daisy who?

Daisy me rollin, they hatin.

Hey mate, nice to hear from you. I'm fine thanks ;)

  • Solid information is available in the game files. There is no "official" data on most on the weapon stats as well, so that's what a wiki is good for :)
  • Updating... yeahhh... right.... "Fortunately" the game actually progresses slower than ever and I don't expect any major update anymore. This is the main reason I went very passive on editing, because I feel the effort is wasted for a game that will close soon. If they gonna make such an announcement, I plan to do a final big update as memorial.
  • Could you gimme a link to the discussion thread? It's always good as reference on the page and to pull conclusions from it.

You may ask why I'm convinced that they will close BFH?

  • No regular updates, if there are some it's clothing and minor fixes.
  • Old outdated engine. Future perspective for it is equal zero.
  • Lord of Ultima was shut down recently and had an even shorter lifespan.
  • The available work resources are not allocated in BFH, C&C:TA or BF:P4F.
  • The workbench is far from complete although it would generate income.
  • It was indicated that the team is working on a new title. Could be that it will be released under DICE and EAsy will be re-merged into DICE.
  • Cain leaving EAsy is suspicious at minimum. He saw the end of the road maybe and took oppurtunity for new adventures.

/tinfoilhat BFH-Wiki (talk) 14:37, November 18, 2014 (UTC)


Don't worry about M1k3ol, he's a nice guy and admin here ;) His other guides (like the weapon guide) were a major help in building up this wiki. As mentioned he got all his stats from the game files, this should count as "official". I helped him with his mission guide for example, I must know.
Nontheless I created a proper link as credit, so that ppl may click it to discuss (instead of using the talk page). I may install the game again to check some of the workbench stats, too. Furthermore I want to mention that we have images and he does not (yes!). Of course you are still encouraged to ask for permission, if you fear his wrath or feel bad about this copy-pasta-rearrangement until someone checks and verifies the stats with the game files.
BFH-Wiki (talk) 21:35, November 18, 2014 (UTC)
Woot woot!, magical intervention here!, joining the chat about it since I got a PM today for it...
Yeah, don't worry about the stats, that's as "official" as it can get, even got a chance to chat with "HATE" prior to release of the workbench, and yes, all numbers come from the files themselves, I just haven't had any time to make it a bit "prettier" than it looks today...
Everything is updated, there hasn't been any changes for now (and I doubt we'll see any this year anyways)...
Welp...you guys can always reach me either here or in the forum (faster in the forum), I'm still BFH active and will continue to be, but I'm sometimes a bit busy with other stuff there...
M1k3ol (talk) 23:17, November 19, 2014 (UTC)

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