Talk:Bluegill Warrior

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Do we care about using capital letters?[edit source]

The card text on Murlock cards says 'Murlock(s)', not 'murlock(s)'. This should be easy enough for a bot to edit. -- Karol007 (talk) 09:28, 2 June 2015 (UTC)

I'm not clear what you're referring to. Card text itself always uses a capital M, and the wiki should too, whenever specifically discussing the minion type. -- Taohinton (talk) 00:09, 4 June 2015 (UTC)
I'm talking about Bluegill_Warrior#Lore.
  • Is it OK, because it's in the 'Lore' section?
  • Should I fix it if I spot more examples of similar oversights or leave it to a bot? -- Karol007 (talk) 12:21, 4 June 2015 (UTC)
It sounds like what you're referring to is the difference between murloc, the race, and Murloc, the minion type. The former is correct when discussing the race/species itself, in general; the latter is correct only when referring specifically to a minion card which has the 'Murloc' minion type. For example, Bluegill Warrior is a Murloc card which depicts a murloc. So in this case the current entry is correct. -- Taohinton (talk) 22:42, 6 June 2015 (UTC)
Another example would be Beast#Strategy with lowercase 'attack', 'health', 'murlock' and 'beast'. Could you please check if they're correct? I'll try to understand the rules for capitalization using these wiki articles as examples. -- Karol007 (talk) 23:58, 7 June 2015 (UTC)
All of those usages were incorrect. We use standard English language rules, except for when using special game terms; in which case we're almost always aiming to match use in the game itself. 'Murloc' (no 'k') and 'Beast' should use a capital when they are minion types, and not when they are just general words: "Rexxar is known for taming wild beasts" vs "Starving Buzzard is triggered whenever you summon a Beast". "Attack" and "Health" are attributes, and should use capital first letters when used as such; the verb "attack" is not, and should not: "if you attack into a high Attack minion, you may be destroyed".
As ever, the wiki is a sprawling labyrinth of articles, which are always in need of maintenance and updating, so you shouldn't expect existing usage to always be correct. -- Taohinton (talk) 18:30, 9 June 2015 (UTC)
Thanks for all the fixes and for pointing out the 'murlock' typo I seem to be making all over the wiki. Is 'Murlock warlock' OK because this way they both end in 'lock' or should it be edited? -- Karol007 (talk) 22:47, 9 June 2015 (UTC)
No problem :) 'Murlock' seems to be commonly used to refer to warlock Murloc decks, a bit like 'Handlock'. I've changed that line around a little though since it wasn't very clear. -- Taohinton (talk) 19:01, 29 June 2015 (UTC)