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* To bring the existing pages up to standard - especially extending the information on existing calendars;
 
* To bring the existing pages up to standard - especially extending the information on existing calendars;
 
* To make sure that, where known, all characters, events and locations have relevant dates included;
 
* To make sure that, where known, all characters, events and locations have relevant dates included;
** Within [[Hobbits]] and [[The Shire]], making sure that [[Shire Calendar|Shire-reckoning]] is correctly converted to [[Third Age|T.A.]]/[[Fourth Age|Fo.A.]];
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** Within [[Hobbits]] and [[The Shire]], making sure that [[Shire Calendar|Shire-reckoning]] is correctly converted to {{TA}}/{{FoA}};
 
* Finishing the [[Timeline]] and creating other timelines'
 
* Finishing the [[Timeline]] and creating other timelines'
 
* Converting dates in the Gregorian calendar to the various [[Middle-earth]] [[:Category:calendars|calendars]] correctly.
 
* Converting dates in the Gregorian calendar to the various [[Middle-earth]] [[:Category:calendars|calendars]] correctly.
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* Have the largest collection of Tolkien inspired artwork on the world wide web.
 
* Have the largest collection of Tolkien inspired artwork on the world wide web.
 
* Wherever possible, upload at least one image per article.
 
* Wherever possible, upload at least one image per article.
* Upload more, higher quality, pictures from ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy]]'' and ''[[The Hobbit films]]''.
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* Upload more, higher quality, pictures from [[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (film series)]] and [[The Hobbit (film series)|''The Hobbit'' (film series)]].
 
* <s>Obtain the permission of [[Ted Nasmith]], [[Alan Lee]], and [[John Howe]] to host their artwork on Tolkien Gatgeway.</s>
 
* <s>Obtain the permission of [[Ted Nasmith]], [[Alan Lee]], and [[John Howe]] to host their artwork on Tolkien Gatgeway.</s>
 
** <s>Upload all of Ted Nasmith's artwork.</s>
 
** <s>Upload all of Ted Nasmith's artwork.</s>

Revision as of 16:48, 10 December 2012

This is a list of projects currently being developed by Tolkien Gateway.

Please note: as per Tolkien Gateway's twelfth meeting, inactive supervisors will be replaced if necessary.

Contents

Adaptations

Supervisor: Ederchil

The goal of the project is to create an article for every noteworthy adaptation of Tolkien's works.

See proposition at Tolkien Gateway:Projects/Adaptations

Books

Supervisor: Morgan

The goal of the project is to create an article for every single book published or unpublished which relates to J.R.R. Tolkien and his works. Concentration is also on editions, impressions, book covers, as well as the authors.

  • Authors: Try and make a list of published work - books, articles - on every author. Try library catalogues, LexisNexis, Google, etc.
  • Authors: Include profession (University), motives, image (if available), and other infobox information.
  • Books: Change all publishing dates to the first edition dates.
  • Books: Write an introduction phrase on all articles.
  • Books: Include information on all editions.
  • Books: Make a new infobox.
  • Books by Tolkien: Include some sort of "Explanation of the Title" section.
  • Publishers: Consider which publishers need to have articles, and which don't. Minimum of three books?

Characters

Supervisor: vacant

The goal of the project is to create an article for every single character mentioned in J.R.R. Tolkien's works.

Sub-projects

Dates

Supervisor: Mith

The aim of the Dates is to include all the relevant information on calendars, years and day within the legendarium. This includes:

  • To create, as per Tolkien Gateway: To-do, a page for every single year of every single age for which we have historical information;
  • To bring the existing pages up to standard - especially extending the information on existing calendars;
  • To make sure that, where known, all characters, events and locations have relevant dates included;
  • Finishing the Timeline and creating other timelines'
  • Converting dates in the Gregorian calendar to the various Middle-earth calendars correctly.

Games

Supervisor: Amroth

The goal of this project is to create an article for every single board game, video game, etc. ever created along with images, reviews, pricing, and any other information relating to the game.

Images

Supervisor: KingAragorn

The goal of the project is to gain permission and upload every piece of Tolkien imagery ever created. From the films to games to 3D illustrations if it is related to Tolkien, it belongs here. Specific aims include:

Locations

Supervisor: KingAragorn

The goal of the project is to create an article for every single location mentioned in J.R.R. Tolkien's works. Further aims:

  • To expand the Location Portal to allow users to browse the locations of Arda using maps.
  • To fix Google Maps for Arda, or to develop a new extension which allows for the addition of different maps using different layers.
  • Wherever possible, to include images and maps on all location articles.
  • To eradicate all red links from Index:Locations.
  • To ensure that all location articles are fully referenced.

Music

Supervisor: vacant

The goal of the project is to create an article for every song and every band/singer who has sung about something inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien and his works. Concentration will be on lyrics, and various other aspects of the information and how it relates to Tolkien.