Difference between revisions of "Bulbapedia talk:Project TCG"

::This is very useful critique, I very much appreciate it and will try my best to apply it for future edits. I do have one issue with this, though, and that's with the "outlining the timeframe" part. I feel that it best flows with having that portion of the section at the end, as the history of the usage of a card is best understood if you have an understanding of how a card functions within a meta first. Additionally, if a card sees less play later on in its history, then something happened within the meta itself (e.g. a good counter came out), and it is impossible to understand that change without first knowing basic information on the card's function first. If it would be preferable, I could divide these three paragraphs into "Overview" and "History of Competitive Play" to help define each section. [https://docs.google.com/document/d/118wzDi_QC7rAJQux5L01-74Pq9-erturOQKBHyP1iA4/edit?usp=sharing I have updated the draft with these changes in mind.]
::Also, important to note that there is unfortunately very little tournament data in the early years of the game's history, particularly in the first year as there were no major tournaments at all then. I will do my best to find good, significant tournament placings, but 1999 only had small card shop tournaments. [[User:Alice Voltaire|Alice Voltaire]] ([[User talk:Alice Voltaire|talk]]) 18:03, 31 May 2021 (UTC)
:::A timeframe is necessary so readers not already familiar with the meta of the time have a reference for what is and isn't usable at the time. For the Base Set it isn't paramount since there weren't any previous cards, but for future formats it's very important. There are even cards that only saw significant usage when they were in the Expanded format and a synergy card was introduced later. A thing I forgot to mention, these sections should entirely be in the past tense given that we're talking about the past; Hitmonchan certainly doesn't have the highest single Energy attack nowadays. And avoid using "you" or referring directly to the reader in other ways.
:::Separating the overview and history is fine but the other three sections need to be merged into overview. <small>[[User:Glik|glik]]</small><sup>[[User talk:Glik|glak]]</sup> 23:24, 31 May 2021 (UTC)