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This page is the layout that is to be followed on each article, this way each article is organized and professional. You are encouraged to add information to articles, but please note that most articles are all up to date.

Article layouts

This layout that is to be followed on each blaster article, this way each article is organized and professional.

Blaster/product article layout

Basic description

Includes name of the product (including other names), the year it was released, and what the product comes packaged with. The main image here should be a stock image if one can be found online. If the product is exclusive to a certain store, it should also be noted here.

This section does not require a header. Also placed here is the infobox template where more information on the product is put.

Details

This section will include the appearance of the product and features of the product. Other information includes how the product operates.

History

An optional section where history of the product is put. This can be info of re-releases of the product, the product being pulled from shelves and/or cancelled, or anything else that would have to do with the history of the product.

Color schemes

If a product has alternate color schemes, they are listed here. If there are performance differences with these different re-releases, they should be detailed on their own separate pages.

Modification

An optional blaster-only section for tidbits about modification to that specific blaster. In-depth modification information, including how-to guides, are not allowed.

Value packs

An optional section where value packs, product sets, or blaster sets for the product are listed.

Reloading and firing

This blaster-only section explains into deep detail in how to reload and fire each blaster.

Trivia

Product trivia should pertain in some way to the product, otherwise it will be deleted. Videos should be embedded here with a size of 250 pixels.

  • Media references will no longer be added to pages as it is takes up space and is not useful.

Gallery

If there are more than three images for the product, a gallery will be a sub-page off the article. If not, the gallery will be on the product article.

The larger gallery will include: color schemes of the product, box art images, internals and other images.

References

This should be a direct link to official announcements or reliable blog posts if they are referenced to in the article.

External links

This should include product instructions and a link to the company description.

See also

This should be a list of links to related articles.

Series article layout

Basic description

Includes name of the series (including other names) and the year it originally began. The main image here should be a stock image if one can be found online. If the series is exclusive to a certain store, it should also be noted here.

This section does not require a header. Also placed here is the infobox template where more information on the series is put.

Details

This section will include information about the series, including what the series is themed after, product performances, etc.

History

An optional section where history of the series is put. This includes when the series was discontinued, any successor/predecessor series, etc.

Color schemes

If a series has alternate color schemes, they are listed here.

Product listing

This section is used to list products released under the series.

Blasters/Super Soakers

Blasters (for dart blaster series) or Super Soakers (for Super Soaker series) is the first in the list of products. If the series features no blasters or soakers, do not add this section.

Products

Product listing includes blaster sets, accessories released (outside of blaster releases), etc.

Sub-series

If a series has sub-series of other, similar products or re-released products, they are listed here. Each sub-series will have its own section; a short description of products will also be here.

Trivia

Product trivia should pertain in some way to the series, otherwise it will be deleted. Videos should be embedded here with a size of 250 pixels.

Gallery

If there are more than three images for the series, a gallery will be a sub-page off the article. If not, the gallery will be on the series article.

References

This should be a direct link to official announcements or reliable blog posts if they are referenced to in the article.

External links

This should include official websites.

See also

This should be a list of links to related articles.

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