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Emily (talk) 19:28, 5 January 2017 (EST)

Issues with knowledge that shouldn't be on here

Frazyl is currently updating the poisons on here, detailing how they, and gasbombs, are made. This is very restricted information within the Assassins guild, especially the Conlegium Sicariorum. As such I STRONGLY believe that this information should not be allowed on the wiki at all. It is guild policy that only assassins of gl300 and higher are allowed to read the books with the exact recipes in them. If the info is provided here it would be in direct opposition to that policy and as such is interfering with the way we run our guild. I'd already removed the recipes previously and had also said to Frazyl that the information is not available to most players and therefore is not fit to include here. As he seems to be going ahead with supplying this restricted info with no thought to our guild I am therefore obligated to contact other administrators of the wiki to see if this blatant disregard for restricted knowledge can be stopped.

Riannon (talk) 06:18, 2 January 2017

I am giving this a lot of thought. I do see this issue from both sides, although I do not have a CS Assassin alt.

Similar issues that are related are quest info (as you have already addressed), safe cracking locations, witches tea recipes, secret rooms on public maps.

I am rather torn between sharing information freely and that expectation that players do a certain amount of the work for themselves.

I know that the Witch in me strongly believes that, while it is okay to publish a list of ingredients, it is not okay to post the actual amounts a witch uses to brew her tea; That every witch should learn her recipe by experimenting with different amounts of each ingredient until she achieves an even balance; That it is that experience which helps to shape and form a true witch.

Similarly, with safes, I think it is good to have several examples but at the same time just some hints about others. Part of the fun of safes for me has been trading hints with others about the safes we have found on our own. I certainly used all the information that was posted here on the wiki to get started though.

While I would like for these pieces of information to be hinted at and only a few examples posted instead of all the details, I also realize my play style is not the same as others. They just do not have the patience or desire to puzzle things out and want it all on a silver platter. They want 20 years worth of skills in three months (and some of them do achieve it).

In summary... for the moment I am on the fence. I would prefer the info was hinted at with perhaps one or two spelled out as examples but not ready to go to war with Frazyl to say that it MUST NOT be posted.

Emily (talk) 19:28, 5 January 2017 (EST)

Thanks for your reply Emily. I know how you feel. I often provide other assassins with help learning poisons if I know they can be trusted with the information and wouldn't break guild policy.