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Pages listed for deletion

Buddhism

Aright, let's see if we can finally decide something on the Articles for deletion page for the first time in like ten years. The obvious criteria in support of this article is that we already have a page for Christianity. However, that page covers something that was considered an universe faith at one point early in the series that since has been written out (if not retconned entirely). While the examples in this article mainly only covers references. It needs quite a bit of work but I am leaning slightly more towards keeping it right now but I'll let some arguments be put forward before I throw down an official opinion. Oni Dark Link 05:25, March 25, 2017 (UTC)

Support

  1. There is currently nothing relevant, as such the page is empty and useless, moreover the article starts with incorrect or approximative info. The declaration "is given a Medieval setting" is not correct. The main religion/spirituality in Japan is Shinto(ism) and there are obviously much more references from Shinto than Buddhism in Zelda games. If the contributor who created the page, does not correct and develop the page, the page will become approximative and pointless. For just a few references, they can anyway just been noticed in the respective pages, meaning in Koloktos and Ancient Cistern, not need to have a dedicated article. WiseAdventurer (talk) 13:15, March 25, 2017 (UTC)
  2. It needs more than just very minor imagery and references. It should go. Green Rupee 22:17, March 25, 2018 (UTC)

Oppose

  1. We need it for relevant information.--Metalreflectslime (talk) 08:07, March 25, 2017 (UTC)

Comments

An alternative way, I suggest, would be to merge any "in real life" religion/spirituality references in an unique religion/spirituality page that currently serves for Christianity.

Because Oni Dark Link is right, it looks weird and somewhat unfair to have a page for Christianity, while almost all kind of religions and spiritualities have references (sometimes much more in time) in Zelda games: Shinto, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Ancient Greek/Roman/Celtic/Scandinavian/Egyptian/Summerian/etc. Paganism/Polytheism/Mythologies, any Animism from anywhere, etc. WiseAdventurer (talk) 13:15, March 25, 2017 (UTC)

Hmm. I'm actually leaning slightly towards canning it not. Because the content there really isn't relevant. We can mention it on the pages themselves, the same isn't really true of the way Christianity was handled in the older games. It outright had churches and artwork of Link kneeling in front of a crucifix. A page listing references might be useful but I don't think it should overwrite the current Christianity article. Oni Dark Link 13:44, March 25, 2017 (UTC)
In any case, for just a few references, they can indeed just been noticed in the respective pages, meaning in Koloktos and Ancient Cistern, not need to have a dedicated page. WiseAdventurer (talk) 14:41, March 25, 2017 (UTC)

Legends of Zelda

Aside from the page itself being a mess, I doubt the usefulness of the information on the page. Even if the information is worth keeping, it would probably be better to keep it on a "Player's Guide" page. Actually, if we keep it, all of Baggins created "Player's Guide" pages could be merged and condensed into one thing. Or, y'know, we just delete them. Green Rupee 19:17, March 23, 2018 (UTC)

Support

  1. I agree, and I would even write that we should take a deeper look at most of the pages he has created. A lot of things added are probably not official or are not simply checkable (by everyone). WiseAdventurer (talk) 14:29, March 24, 2018 (UTC)
  2. It almost seems like it was taken word for word from whatever guide it came from. I don't like its tone; it's not even trying to be encyclopedic. And yeah, a Player's Guide page would be the best route if its information is deemed usable enough to warrant a page at all. —Ceiling Master 11:53, March 26, 2018 (UTC)

Oppose

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