User:FIRENSIA

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Me and My Chars

EMail: FIRENSIA at play.net
Discord: Essy#4085
Characters: Soliere

Oh So Helpful

Newbie: Cheatyface Guide - New Players' Guide - Citizenship - Backroom - Town defense systems - Reverse verb list - List of alternative weapon names - The Art of Accessorizing - Play.net Links - GSIV Past Events
User Talk Pages: VANKRASN39 - DOUG - ZHOUY1 - ARCHYVER - CLTIDBALL - INIQUITY - HATESHI - ECHEAUX - OM1E5GA - WINTERDAWN - MINQUE
Help Pages: General Help - Editing Help - Style - Templates - Tips and Tricks - Wiki Markup - Cheatsheet - Wikitext - Wikitext Categories
Templates: All - Big - Character Profile - Container - Festshop - Log-inline - Log2 - NPC Shops - PH Shops - Prettytable - RoomDescription - Sign - TOCright
Wikipedia Help (NOT GSWIKI but sometimes helpful): Article Writing - User Page - Sandbox - Userspace Draft - Keeping these links only until I find a gswiki article equivalent if one exists

Hurry and Finish

  • Spirit Night 5119 - add information for this year's tables
  • Marroux and Haert - add information for the uncommon or non-herb items in the list
  • Category: Frontier Days - may need a bit of cleanup
  • Frontier Days 2017 - link to Craft Bazaar goes to Craft Bazaar 2018, should go to Craft Bazaar 2017
  • Craft Bazaar - leads to Craft Bazaar 2018, needs fixing, waiting to see if there will be a Craft Bazaar 2019 page
  • Town Purchasable UCS Gear - need to add the other types of UCS gear to the existing list
  • Triage Station - research the backroom items and add findings
  • Frith's Inn - states: "all activities at a table are private" but I am pretty sure it's wrong, research and fix if needed
  • Symbol of the Proselyte (340) - Saved Posts - On Play.net - Convert - Holy Symbols - DragonSpine Fane - needs to not confuse so many people
  • Holy Receptacle (325) - Silver to Gold - Nexus - Chrism - Brimstone - Intercession - Gem cutter - needs to not confuse so many people
  • Sigil Staff - who was it that found some sort of bug that caused weird things to happen with Sigil Staff recently, and does it need to be noted here?
  • Raging Thrak Inn - stub, needs some stuff added
  • Table - there are some technical details that vary among the tables in various locations, I want to research this and make a note of the differences
  • Elaraeyn's Boutique - fixed a few things already, but want to go back and thoroughly check for any changes in menus, pricing, room description (some things seem to have recently changed)
  • Mirrors of Elanthia - is this a valid idea? it is a question frequently asked in the game and on lnet, where can i find a mirror to check out my new makeup/look, so just thought this may be a very helpful page to create, however, i want to get more feedback on this first. want to mention that mirrors at Elaraeyn's Boutique (;go2 4051 and ;go2 4052 both have mirrors) and Temple Wedding Room in WL for sure if such a page is created
  • Smoking pipe - see discussion page, need to figure out if DROP verb works on all pipes, or only new pipes, and fix article
  • Ayana leaf - create redirects from Ayana berry and other interchangeable Ayana like Ayana root etc, to lead to the Ayana leaf page which explains the interchangeability
  • Foraging locations - examine this and see if more info can be added based on my frequent foraging habits
  • Talk:Settlement of Reim - small glowing orb redirect?
  • Reim Base Camp#Reim Base Camp, Armory - already fixed one thing, is there more here that needs clarification?
  • RNUMS for locker areas for Zul, RR, Solhaven, ask tsammolg and nomamyj for help if needed, make sure the RNUMS end up here: Silvergate Inn - Locker - Good Locker Page
  • Talk:Blessing - test test test
  • Portrait locket - fill in more information about the three types of lockets, i own pairs of all three types, need to share the info (loresing, inspect, analyze, look, and test verb traps)
  • Zul Logoth General Store - purchase items and loresing, inspect, analyze, test verb traps
  • Room design#Gardens - fill in info, pretty sure i have all these scented flowers somewhere for spa use at the house, also see Room and Room design
  • Seasonal weapon and armor carts - fill in info for the various weapons that have no info
  • Loresinging - test flare messaging and correct
  • No contact order - create this? Or does it belong here PvP and CvC Conflict? Wyrom's post is here No Contact Order
  • Mini-boss - find more mini-bosses and fill in table. research the 3 types of bosses as described by a GM awhile back when bosses were new, and make sure the Mini-boss article is appropriate, it seemed like i can't find any wiki page for the "other two types" of bosses, and if those pages do not exists, figure out whether to create pages for them, or simply to redirect their search words towards the existing Mini-boss article and expand it a little to include info about the "other two types" of bosses. ask for help on this, it is complicated. and very low priority.
  • Brawling info is somewhat fragmented, scattered, and difficult for new folks to understand, is there a newbie guide for it already? if not, low priority, but look into making one? Brawling weapons#Brawling Weapons and Unarmed Combat - Unarmed combat system#Weapons Compatible with Unarmed Combat - Town purchasable UCS gear - Fantabulous UAC - Anfelt weapons
  • Talk:Loresinging - monitor flares discussion, trap difficulty discussion, correct later
  • CHECK IN (verb) - someone on lnet was making themselves a list of places to Check In throughout Elanthia and I helped them with their project. With their permission, I would like to update this gswiki page to show the locations and RNUM's that we found
  • Spirit death - will using BOOST ENHANCIVE STATS cause a spirit death if the boost runs out while your spirit is low, and the resulting spirit drain causes you to dip below 1 spirit? I would like to test this, because no one really seems to know the answer, and I would like to add a cautionary note to the Spirit death page and the Enhancive boost page if this could result in Spirit death. Also, I would like to research the other ways it is possible to die a Spirit death. As a cleric I have encountered a few other ways to die Spirit death than are listed in the article, but I can not remember offhand.
  • Colors guide - I want to create this guide, though unsure it is appropriate for gswiki (where would it fit?) to include the following information: an alphabetic listing of colors, along with where you might find that color, which will include Dyer's tent information, shop info like Berrytoe's Bare Essentials where you can "order" something in a custom color like dirt brown, coffee-hued, or cameline, but there is no SIMPLE way to look for your favorite color, or easily explore unusual colors that might be available. Don't forget commonly sold makeup colors too, for those attempting to color coordinate an overall fashion look, such as colors from Shear Delight. Don't forget custom colors for sheath making, fletching, cobbling, and other guild or artisan skills. Perhaps include the natural color of colored pelts if there are any natural-occurring odd/unusual colors. This is low priority for me, but it eats at me every time I must go search 100 gswiki articles to prove to myself that a color exists or doesn't exist. Need to research, is there an existing guide made by GM's which lists the acceptable alteration colors in Elanthia? Also may want to create a Materials guide which would be relatively simple to create alongside the Colors guide. It would include materials for forging, fletching, sheath making, and materials that are custom-orderable from various shops like Berrytoe's Bare Essentials in Icemule or the Landing's General Store.
  • Cosmetics - this page is sad and needs to be made more fantabulous. With the information I have gleaned from spa work and purchasing mass quantities of cosmetics, I may be able to work on this project. Low priority, but fun fun fun.
  • Imaera - should these be somehow linked to or from the Imaera page: Robed human priestess and Imaera's Bounty Herbalist. So often there is a richness to Gemstone that takes way too long to discover. For example, the fact I after 24 years had never realized that a wandering priestess was a priestess of Imaera. I DO NOT wish to crosslink these pages without consulting with VANKRASN because she has done the bulk of the work on the Arkati pages, and I do not wish to muck it up without their blessing!
  • Common words and their definitions - Terms like "OTS"/"off-the-shelf" and "tier" are not easy to understand, nor would they be easy to explain in an article, but I would like to think on a best way to address the issue. It is possible they belong in a New Player Guide and that perhaps one already exists. However, it would be nice if a search of these terms led to some gswiki page with information. Think on this.
  • "gleams faintly with inner light" as a Loresinging result from a weapon - what does it mean, sanctified, ebladed, edged, consecrated, etc? Try to find out and include this message in Loresinging article.
  • Arkati - Chrism holder - Arkati box - Holy symbol creation - Symbol of the Proselyte (340) - Symbol of the Proselyte (340)/saved posts - DragonSpine Fane - CONVERT (verb) - Smite/Bane (302) - Intercession Formula - Intercession - Research:Intercession - Deity messaging Cross-check these pages for messaging, completeness, while making sure to seek counsel from VANKRASN and also some clerics before making changes.
  • 517 - There were at last visit a couple of small errors or inconsistencies among these pages, I need to really dig deep and find and correct them if no one else does first: Charge Item (517) - Charge Item (guide) - Charge Item (517)/saved posts - Recharge - Recharging crystals - Magical Item Guide - Enhancive item#Charges
  • Gargoyles - I would like to make sure that each gargoyle I met has their own page which includes their description and perhaps a sample log showing their personality, from this event, and would in particular like to make a record of Scornach's very cute gargoyle joke, which he gave me permission to publish but I'd like to confirm that permission extends to gswiki in particular Windfellow's Retreat Festival 2019
  • Stormbrow Gift Shop - need to purchase items which have no details listed and loresing/analyze/inspect/look at them, update the article with info.
  • Moving companies - create this article after investigating whether it would even be helpful. Locate the various town movers/moving companies and see if they all relate enough to have a main page like this which could explain how moving works and list the various companies.
  • Talk:Plume and Glove - see Maldaye topic on discussion page
  • Silvergate Inn/CHE Locker/House Clerk project - fill in Annexes info (include rnum or dirs from town center?) (add "what to tap" etc) - HH Annexes - HB Annexes - CHE - Borthuum Company Store - - CHE gswiki - Clerk Locations - CHE saved posts - Locker
  • Pawnshop project - Pawnshop - Category:NPC Shops - at end, double check if i was consistent with how the original two pawnshops were formatted - also double check about IMT pawnshop because (1) the description on the street downstairs from pawn tables calls it "Bumblefinger's" and (2) on this page Koern's Cones it says >ask barker about sniffberry: "The gnome barker rubs his chin thoughtfully. "Have you heard the stories about that fellow? Well, far be it from me to gossip...but you might want to ask yourself why a shop called 'Bumblefinger's Pawnshop' isn't run by Bumblefinger himself!"
  • Tables - check it over, see if more can be added

Slow as Syrup

Done and Done

PH Shops RNUM Probs

- Abidaserous's Authentic Rugs   (Teras) RNUM: 12443
- Arienne's Artifacts            (Teras) RNUM: 12438
- Bejinda's_Baubles              (Teras) RNUM: 12428
- Corryn's Board and Panel       (Teras) RNUM: 12441
- Crenzen's Country Crafts       (Teras) RNUM: 12431
- Emalinne's Bejeweled Garden    (Teras) RNUM: 12432
- Fianne's Beds and Bedding      (Teras) RNUM: 12424
- Flavian's Firemongers          (Teras) RNUM: 12426
- Lotsa's Large Beds             (Teras) RNUM: 12425
- MoonSpinner's Glaesine Windows (Teras) RNUM: 12439
- Orbean's Outlooks              (Teras) RNUM: 12434
- Thoughtful's Dead Fishes       (Teras) RNUM: 12429
- Wharfer's Walls                (Teras) RNUM: 12446
- Wilma's WallHangings           (Teras) RNUM: 12445
- Within These Walls             (Teras) RNUM: 12440
- Worthy Foes Remembered         (Teras) RNUM: 12433
- You Got Me Floored             (Teras) RNUM: 12436
- You've Also Got Me Floored     (Teras) RNUM: 12437

Arkati Voln Steps

- Charl - (Steps 1 and 14) Symbol of Submission and Symbol of Disruption
- Cholen - (Steps 2 and 15) Symbol of Diminishment and Symbol of Restoration
- Eonak - (Steps 3 and 16) Symbol of Blessing and Symbol of Retribution
- Imaera - (Steps 4 and 17) Symbol of Protection and Symbol of Renewal
- Jastev - (Steps 5 and 18) Symbol of Courage and Symbol of Need
- Kai - (Steps 6 and 19) Kai's Strike and Kai's Smite
- Koar - (Steps 7 and 20) Symbol of Mana and Symbol of Seeking
- Lorminstra - (Steps 8 and 21) Symbol of Recall and Symbol of Preservation
- Lumnis - (Steps 9 and 22) Symbol of Transcendence and Symbol of Return
- Oleani - (Steps 10 and 23) Symbol of Thought and Symbol of Supremacy
- Phoen - (Steps 11 and 24) Symbol of Holiness and Symbol of Turning
- Ronan - (Steps 12 and 25) Symbol of Sleep and Symbol of Dreams
- Tonis - (Steps 13 and 26) Symbol of Recognition and Symbol of Sight

Things You Find in a Locker

This began as a personal list of potions, tinctures, and elixirs... an alphabetic reference in which to look up random items found at a playershop, bench, or in my locker. It changed into "Things You Find in a Locker" shortly thereafter, when I ran across a locker full of magical potions and the occasional perfume or nailpolish, all in various bottles, flasks, vials, phials, etc. I have no plans to include clothing, nor weapons/armor, in this list. This list would be more for things of a chemical/liquid or magic item nature. If such a list already exists, my goal is to find it and offer my regular help if it is needed, and if there is not one, then make one that will be publicly available by some means.

This list would possibly include (although I'm currently still having internal debate about all of these):

  • Alchemy: elixirs, oils, potions, products, etc
  • Herbs: tinctures, potions, elixirs, etc
  • Cosmetics: vials, phials, pots, jars, bottles, oils, etc
  • Perfumes: flacons, flasks, flaskets, ampoules, ampules, bottles, etc
  • Perfume Holders: unaltered OTS jewelry which holds perfume
  • Storage: jars, bottles, etc (the kind for gems and alchemy ingredients)
  • Magic Items: heavy quartz orb, small statue, golden wand, small totem head, etc
  • Disguise Elixir Items: jewelry items which OTS contained elixirs to change your race/gender
  • Feature Altering Items
  • Simucoin Items

I would love some input as to:

  • is there already a list like this? (if so, this ends here - please let me know)
  • if not, can a list like this fit into the purpose of gswiki at all? (if not, this ends here - please let me know)
  • if so, then have people tried this before and failed, and why
  • how to make this list relatively low maintenance but helpful
  • which categories of items would be most helpful to the most people
  • are there other relevant pages you know of besides: Potion, Tincture, Category:Wizard Potions
  • is it a better idea for me to research each item and create pages for each one, so they would be searchable on gswiki individually?

Here is an example of a very short list I made (I did not have time to wikify this yet so notably the spell name/number will be listed wrong for the moment):

I think something like this could be immensely helpful to GSIV players, even to me after 20+ years of playing, but especially to newer players. Making it in a way that is acceptable, useful, and maintainable, is likely going to be a challenge. I like challenges. Looking forward to some feedback from others. -Soliere FIRENSIA (talk) 18:06, 16 October 2019 (CDT)