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Guide to Making a Guide: Improving the Overall Quality

March 27, 2013 by Nubtrain
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Sorenine (1) | September 7, 2016 11:13am
Great guide man, I really appreciate it. Thumbs up!
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OliviaU | September 6, 2016 7:37am
Great forum info. Thanks for sharing.
Best,
Olivia at http://www.ampronix.com/
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magicaldivinity | June 18, 2014 11:55pm
I liked the guide, but I'm still confused as to how to represent heroes/items with light orange text and the icon to the left. Does anyone know the script?
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QuantumPotato | October 15, 2013 5:46pm
This is an excellent guide, and I have learned a lot from it! However, there's one thing I have yet to figure out, and that is how to make the name of the hero/item/ability also have the cool popup window with all the information. Creating a link does nothing, and just having an icon doesn't look very nice. Would anyone happen to know how to do this?
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fabioisonfire (5) | March 27, 2013 9:38pm
+1 from me. I think this is great and has some valuable information that can only serve to improve the quality of content on this website.
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Xyrus (104) | March 21, 2013 1:47pm
Ty, this is very helpful. I'm writing my 1st guide atm and I found this very useful 8)
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Yasutsuna (51) | March 20, 2013 6:23am
Thanks, man. You helped me in writing my guide.
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Zurek (1) | March 19, 2013 10:10am
Chicken here wrote:

Amazing +1


I'd agree to the fullest extent! Well written!

+1
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Nubtrain (58) | March 18, 2013 1:06pm
Hades4u wrote:

I want a guide on how to read guides.


I think a course or two studying English is enough o.o
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Hades4u (292) | March 18, 2013 5:48am
I want a guide on how to read guides.
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Chicken here (2) | March 17, 2013 5:31pm
Amazing +1
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KingCobra (1) | March 14, 2013 1:30pm
I agree with what you've said and I hope guide makers read this and implement your suggestions. Seeing as I have yet to submit a guide I'm not in a position to say anything but as a player reading a guide I love it when the maker shows a bit of his/her personality and does something that catches my attention such as:
(imagine this in a cm guide)

Pros:

-Excellent support
-blah blah blah
-more normal pros and stuff
-her model looks FANTASTIC
HA! You hyper-sensitive feminists, now you can't complain about me being a chauvinistic sexist as I didn't even mention her epic boobs

That sort of humour; while not strictly relevant, helpful or appropriate adds a bit of colour to the often dull process of reading a guide and while I admit there are limits and you shouldn't go overboard, it's nice to know that an actual person with a bit of passion for the game wrote the guide.

When I do finally get around to making a guide of my own I will definitely use this and other guides to help me make it as polished and useful as possible.
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