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Adding the page '100% completion'[edit source]
I'm interested in adding a page describing the requirements to achieve a theoretical 100% completion in the game.
I already did a short writeup of what I can think of over on my user page. I'm interested in feedback on how to make it a proper wiki article, general advice and things I've missed.
Thanks for any help!
- Hi! To be completely honest, my gut instinct is that this is something that should remain a userpage unless something like the completionist cape from RS3 is added to OS. The reason why I'd say that is because it's a bit ill-defined what "100%" completion means in a game like this. Like is maxing out all boss counters (probably max unsigned 32 bit int each) or finishing the collection log part of it? Maxing in game isn't even really completion because 200M experience in all would be the "most complete" by that metric. I don't think there's an agreed upon way of deciding what takes too much time to be unrealistic. Keep in mind this is just my opinion, and I know there are plenty of people who would disagree with me!
- However, I think this is separate from something like "One offs" or "Unrepeatable events", which is what most of your userpage looks like. I wouldn't be opposed to a page with a list of those personally. For the most part, these are pretty easy to define. Unlocking permanent transportation, spells, etc. all fall into this category as do things like unlocking the "Travel last" options on NPCs in some cases and objects like the POH jewellery box. There are some weird cases like pickpocketing Teddy from the student in the Digsite post-quest. This actually sets a varbit (persistent player state) that we can see if we inspect with Runelite, but there isn't a way to tell otherwise. I'd probably push for stuff like that to not be on such a page or maybe on the talk page instead. I actually have a Runelite plugin in the plugin hub that tracks some of these things on GitHub here (warning: it's a bit outdated) if you want to take a look for some other ideas. There's also a clan called Totus that focuses on defining completionist/collectionist criteria if you want to look into joining that (iirc it requires all achievement diaries done). I think this is a really interesting topic in general so I appreciate you bringing it up! By the way, you may want to join the wiki Discord since there are plenty of people who would be happy to give some feedback in realtime and help with something like this. - Andmcadams (talk) 17:58, 21 September 2021 (UTC)
- Yeah, I agree that 100% may be ill defined, you're right on that. The "Unrepeatable events" page peaks my interest, but it's mostly bundled into Unlockable content, though the page could use some work. I love the Task checker! I'm going to work towards Totus, absolutely. Thanks for your suggestions! 19:48, 21 September 2021 (UTC)