Incorrect: A Stimpak is a type of hand-held medication used for healing the body.
Incorrect: The Gannon Family Tesla Armor is a piece of armor in Fallout: New Vegas.
Correct: The RobCo Stealth Boy 3001 is a personal stealth device worn on one's wrist.
Correct: The Gannon family Tesla armor is a piece of armor in Fallout: New Vegas.
Generic character names should not be capitalized.
Incorrect: A Raider killed a Super Mutant with an Assault Rifle.
Correct: A raider killed a super mutant with an assault rifle.
Species names should not be capitalized. In the same way as cat or dog would not be capitalized, deathclaw and ghoul are also not capitalized.
Incorrect: The Deathclaws were originally created before the Great War.
Incorrect: As with normal Ghouls, Feral Ghouls are extremely resistant to radiation.
Correct: The deathclaws were originally created before the Great War.
Correct: As with normal ghouls, feral ghouls are extremely resistant to radiation.
Names of statistics, perks, traits, skills etc. (e.g. Charisma, Medicine, Fast Shot) should be capitalized when referring specifically to game mechanics. The same words, however, should not be capitalized in other uses.
Incorrect: Joe is an Intelligent or Charismatic character.
Correct: The player will need high Intelligence or Charisma to convince Joe.
If it's not clear whether a name is a proper name or a common one, naming should be discussed and decided on a case by case basis.
Do not overlink. Generally, a page should be linked from a given article only once, on its first occurrence. Links may be repeated if the first link is far up the page or if the manner the word is used in makes it necessary (e.g. in summary lists).
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Referencing is an important tool to prove information that is otherwise not obvious or well known. References should be concise enough as to not clutter pages, yet sufficient enough to prove whatever needs to be proven. References come in a variety of sources such as, but not limited to, non-player character dialogue, computer terminal entries and in-game notes. Detailed information on how to reference certain sources is found in the main article, linked above.
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