Improve and clean game documentation on game modes and mutators
Alex created issue #1736 on 2013-08-05T09:39:34Z:
Hello, Xonotic seems to have a lot of features and configuration possibilities: game modes, mutators, etc.
I tried to find general documentation on the different game modes and mutators, to understand the differences with other similar games I played (UT, Quake, RedEclipse, OpenArena, etc.).
As far as I understand, I found useful documentation here in: * the development wiki http://dev.xonotic.org/projects/xonotic/wiki * this wiki http://xonotic.wikia.com/wiki/Xonotic_Wiki * the website http://www.xonotic.org/ * the forums http://forums.xonotic.org/
On the development wiki, most links to mutators description return 404 (same for some game modes). Perhaps this is normal since this is not clear whether such documentation should be maintained there. On the “second” wiki, some description are only very brief (e.g. “Dodging” : enables “dodging” ;)). And the website only provides very high level overview (which is fine to me).
I believe having one clear, up-to-date, and unique resource for “user” documentation would make the game more friendly to newcomers (though I understand the need to have a development wiki for developers). Once it is clearer on what goes where, old documentation may and should be removed (dead links, etc.).