Talk:List of The Ur-Quan Masters Mods

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I'm a little nervous about having a separate page for each individual mod. IMO opinion it would be better to move them all here to a single page like Fan-made UQM mods, similar to the Translations and Star Control derivatives. In fact, this might go better as a sub-heading in the SC derivatives page. Granted TimeWarp has it's own page, but that might be an exception considering its size, history and involvement by well-knowns in the fan community. Also what's the criteria for including a mod? My worry is that this pattern of each mod having it's own page might get to far afield of the intended purpose of Ultronomicon, to document the SC universe as created by TFB. Don't get me wrong - we already have a pattern for fan-made stuff being mentioned so I'm alright with that; I just fear the can of worms and article sprawl that this could turn into. So, any objections to condensing the mod pages into a section of Star Control derivatives? Or would the consensus be to organize them into a single page? --Fyzixfighter 21:16, 15 April 2007 (CEST)

It may be a good idea to merge the mod articles; however, we're going to get into a greater detail with Elvish's mod, and this will take a disproportionately huge section of the page; note also that there may appear other mods too, further enlarging the page.
As long as Mods are grouped in their own category, and as long as they aren't an impediment to the easy reading&searching of the Ultronomicon (which they would be, merged with the derivatives), it's OK in my opinion. Valaggar 14:15, 16 April 2007 (CEST)
I think I can come around to the idea of each mod having a page. In that case, my main problem then would be two-fold: 1) criteria for which mods to include, 2) established pattern for the article structure. Right now, the EP-Mod page looks almost like an advert, something I think we should avoid. What other information are you planning on adding to that mod's page? --Fyzixfighter 18:51, 16 April 2007 (CEST)