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This is a guide of what to work on in Codex Gamicus. This page is used to indicate what needs to be fixed, as well as point out any maintenance issues.

Task Relevant page
Article Creation & Improvement
Add infoboxes to articles Category:Articles that need an Infobox
Add images to article infoboxes. Category:GameInfobox articles without an image,
Category:SoftwareInfobox articles without an image
Category:HardwareInfobox articles without an image
Category:MediaInfobox articles without an image
Category:CompanyInfobox articles without an image
Category:SeriesInfobox articles without an image
Category:FranchiseInfobox articles without an image
Category:CharacterInfobox articles without an image
Expand stubs Category:Stubs
Resolve orphaned articles. Category:Orphaned pages
Pages using {{Navigation}} using unlisted subpagenames Category:Subpages using the Navigation template with unlisted page names
Clean-up
Fix incorrectly-declared company names in {{GameInfobox}} Category:Co.
Category:Inc
Category:Inc.
Category:LLC
Category:Ltd
Category:Ltd.
Migrate articles to correct Infobox Category:Articles requiring migration to GameInfobox
Category:Articles requiring migration to HardwareInfobox
Category:Articles requiring migration to CharacterInfobox
Category:Articles requiring migration to CompanyInfobox
Update obsolete arguments for {{GameInfobox}} and {{HardwareInfobox}}. Common offenders are the old dev, pub and platform arguments. Possibly indicative of a Wikipedia import that hasn't yet been cleaned up. Category:Articles that use obsolete variables
Category:Articles that use obsolete Platform variables
Remove language entries from Infobox and migrate to either {{PCLanguageSupport}}, {{ConsoleLanguageSupport}}, or {{LanguageSupport}} outside the Infobox. Category:Articles that use obsolete language variables
Remove Arcade Specifications from GameInfobox articles and migrate them to use {{ArcadeSpecs}} outside the Infobox. Category:Articles that use obsolete arcade variables
Remove Minimum & Recommended Specifications from {{HardwareInfobox}} and {{GameInfobox}} articles and migrate them to use either {{ConsoleSpecs}} or {{Specs}} outside the Infobox. Category:Articles that use obsolete spec variables
Category:Articles that use obsolete console spec variables
Remove Specifications from HardwareInfobox articles and migrate them to use {{HardwareSpecs}} outside the Infobox. Category:Articles that use obsolete Hardware spec variables
Fix incorrect rating images declared in {{GameInfobox}}. Category:Articles with unlisted ratings
Fix incorrect engines declared in {{GameInfobox}}. Category:Articles with unlisted engines
Fix incorrect inputs declared in {{GameInfobox}}. Category:Articles with unlisted inputs
Fix incorrect platforms declared in {{GameInfobox}}. Category:Articles with unlisted platforms
Fix incorrect digital platforms declared in {{GameInfobox}}. Category:Articles with unlisted digital platforms
Category:Articles with obsolete Digital Platform variables
Fix incorrect media declared in {{GameInfobox}}. Category:Articles with unlisted media
Fix incorrect genres declared in {{GameInfobox}}. Category:Articles with unlisted genres
Fix incorrect features declared in {{GameInfobox}}. Category:Articles with unlisted features
Fix duplicate arguments. (that is, where an argument has been given twice) Pages are added to this category by the MediaWiki software; pages cannot be removed from this category manually. Category:Pages using duplicate arguments in template calls
Fix reference errors. These are almost exclusively Wikipedia imports that have not yet been cleaned up. Pages are added to this category by the MediaWiki software; pages cannot be removed from this category manually. Category:Pages with reference errors
Update articles using Spec templates to use correct variables. Category:Articles with outdated Spec variables
Category:Articles with outdated Steam Spec variables
Category:Articles with outdated GOG Spec variables
Category:Articles with outdated Origin Spec variables
Category:Articles with outdated Epic Spec variables
Category:Articles with outdated Uplay Spec variables
Category:Articles with outdated Microsoft Store Spec variables
Review release dates on articles with suspected inaccuracies. Category:Video games with suspected incorrect release dates
Category:Release dates with undeclared regions
Category:Release dates with undeclared platforms
Fix articles with unsourced statements Category:Articles with unsourced statements
Fix templates using {{Citation needed}} that have invalid date parameters. Category:Articles with invalid date parameter in template
Categories
Tag deprecated categories, so they can be deleted when empty. A large number of pages contained in these categories are Wikipedia imports that have not yet been cleaned up.
Remove deprecated categories. All categories are added by {{GameInfobox}} or relevant maintenance templates, so it is not necessary to add any further categories. Please do not do this unless the page has been rewritten or significantly reworked, otherwise it will make it harder to identify content that is not original. Category:Deprecated categories
Create wanted categories. Special:WantedCategories
Ensure that articles without a category are added to one. Special:UncategorizedPages
Ensure that categories that are uncategorised are placed into appropriate meta-categories. Special:UncategorizedCategories
Files
Ensure that Images are named correctly, and have the correct variables declared in {{Image}}. Category:Images with no variables defined
Ensure that Images are tagged with a relevant Fair use clause in {{Image}}. Category:Files not using a Fair Use category
Category:Files using the Image template not declaring a Fair use clause
Category:Files that should be migrated to the Fair use template
Category:Files using obsolete Fair use categories
Repair image links in article Infoboxes. Articles in these categories contain invalid image links. Category:GameInfobox articles with an invalid image,
Category:SoftwareInfobox articles with an invalid image
Category:HardwareInfobox articles with an invalid image
Category:MediaInfobox articles with an invalid image
Category:CompanyInfobox articles with an invalid image
Add or remove missing image links. These are almost exclusively Wikipedia imports that have not yet been cleaned up. Category:Pages with broken file links
Remove files from deprecated categories. Category:Deprecated file categories
Check Uncategorized files. Delete them if they are not needed, and if kept, ensure {{Image}} is added correctly to it and the image renamed accordingly. Special:UncategorizedFiles
Templates
Create and expand documentation pages. Category:Templates missing a documentation subpage
Tag deprecated templates, so articles that use them can be migrated to more recent templates. A large number of pages contained in these categories are either Wikipedia imports that have not yet been cleaned up, or early on-wiki Infobox templates. Category:Deprecated templates
Redirects
Fix broken redirects. Special:BrokenRedirects
Fix double redirects. Special:DoubleRedirects
Admin only
Review pages and files tagged with {{Delete|<insert reason here>}} to be deleted, and delete if no longer required. Category:Candidates for deletion
Review pages and files tagged with {{Delete|<insert reason here>|speedy}} to be urgently deleted, and delete if necessary. Category:Candidates for speedy deletion