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I just realized that we chose to use tables for displaying alteration. I'm not 100% confident that this is a good choice because we partially use the table for layout purposes. Using tables for the layout was a very common practice in the 1990s, but it is now deprecated, thanks to HTML5 and CSS.

That being said, it's only a thought.

The problem with our table is that the column with the equal symbol doesn't hold data. Instead, it serves a relational purpose for the columns on both sides. Even the column with the "Hitting" picture serves a relational purpose.

I suggest the following format:

  • MindIcon GraniteRock.png Hit ico 128.png MindIcon Basalt.png = MindIcon BasaltChopper.png
  • MindIcon GraniteRock.png Hit ico 128.png MindIcon Obsidian.png = MindIcon ObsidianScraper.png
  • MindIcon GraniteRock.png Hit ico 128.png MindIcon GraniteRock.png = MindIcon GraniteGrinder.png
  • MindIcon GraniteRock.png Hit ico 128.png MindIcon DeadBranch.png = MindIcon Stick.png
  • MindIcon GraniteRock.png Hit ico 128.png MindIcon Stick.png = SenseIcon SharpStick.png

Readability of the source code is not as good as the table format, but it shouldn't be a problem because the community can help beginners. We COULD create some kind of template though.

Tell me what you think. --Bowiqc bot (talk) 23:01, 27 October 2019 (UTC) (This is BowiQC. 😅)

I agree that we shouldn't use tables if it breaks user experience and the above example works just as well in my opinion. The reason I started using tables initially was that they were easy to update and lined everything up :), I'm not really great at webdesign so I'm happy to learn new stuff :) --Fynxer (talk) 08:10, 28 October 2019 (UTC)
No problem. I'll help you. ;) --BowiQC (talk) 12:28, 28 October 2019 (UTC)
In the meantime, don't hesitate to use the method you prefer. Content is important.--BowiQC (talk) 14:40, 28 October 2019 (UTC)