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* Take care to give the file an accurate, descriptive, but concise name. File names should use the following format:
 
* Take care to give the file an accurate, descriptive, but concise name. File names should use the following format:
** the subject itself;
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** the subject itself (e.g. "EXAMPLE");
** the title in which the subject of the image appears;
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*** Note: The subject is the only required part of a file name. Subsequent specifications are only needed to distinguish the file from other non-duplicate files of the same subject. For example, [[:File:EXAMPLE.png]] only appends "screen" because [[:File:EXAMPLE.png]] also exists.
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** the game in which the subject of the image appears (e.g. "from GAME");{{note|For scrutability purposes, ''[[GAME]]'', ''[[GAME]]'', and ''[[GAME]]'' (and so on) should be shortened to "GAME", "GAME", and "GAME", respectively, for file names.}}
 
** the type of representation of the subject (e.g. "render", "screen", or "concept art");
 
** the type of representation of the subject (e.g. "render", "screen", or "concept art");
 
** a number, if it is a file similar to another file in all ways of the above, but is still not a duplicate/serves a unique purpose.
 
** a number, if it is a file similar to another file in all ways of the above, but is still not a duplicate/serves a unique purpose.
** If the image is a screenshot from a cutscene, particularly a shot with multiple subjects and thus no fitting file name using the above system, use the name of the cutscene, with numbers if necessary.
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** If the image is a screenshot from a cutscene, particularly a shot with multiple subjects and thus no fitting file name using the above system, use the name of the cutscene (e.g. [[:File:CUTSCENE.png]]), with numbers if necessary.
 
* Give the file a comprehensive description in the <code>description</code> parameter.
 
* Give the file a comprehensive description in the <code>description</code> parameter.
 
* Provide the source of the file using {{tl|ref}} (or other full citation style) in the <code>source</code> parameter.
 
* Provide the source of the file using {{tl|ref}} (or other full citation style) in the <code>source</code> parameter.
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===Main images===
 
===Main images===
 
The "main image" is placed at the top-right area of the article (in most cases, it is inside the [[:Category:Infobox templates|infobox]]). There are certain preferences as to what this image is:
 
The "main image" is placed at the top-right area of the article (in most cases, it is inside the [[:Category:Infobox templates|infobox]]). There are certain preferences as to what this image is:
* The image should be fully representative of the subject. For example, a picture of a member within an organization should not be used as the main image of the organization's page itself, as it is not representative of the entire organization; instead, the organization's logo should be used.
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* The image should be fully representative of the subject. For example, a picture of a [[EXAMPLE]] should not be used as the main image of [[EXAMPLE]], as it is not representative of the entire organization; instead, the organization's logo should be used.
 
* The image should be as canonically accurate to the subject as possible, in the following order:
 
* The image should be as canonically accurate to the subject as possible, in the following order:
 
** Renders of the subject using its in-game model (official renders are preferred, though renders of ripped models are acceptable).
 
** Renders of the subject using its in-game model (official renders are preferred, though renders of ripped models are acceptable).
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Galleries are collections of images in their own section, commonly (mis)used to "dump" miscellaneous images in articles that don't fit elsewhere. This—as with any "catch-all" sections in articles (Trivia, etc.)—is discouraged. Instead, galleries should be limited in use, well maintained, and serve a specific purpose.
 
Galleries are collections of images in their own section, commonly (mis)used to "dump" miscellaneous images in articles that don't fit elsewhere. This—as with any "catch-all" sections in articles (Trivia, etc.)—is discouraged. Instead, galleries should be limited in use, well maintained, and serve a specific purpose.
   
Most galleries should be placed under a "Gallery" section at the bottom of the article. They should be used to contain groups of important images that don't ''physically'' fit elsewhere in the article (in contrast to not ''suitably'' fitting).
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Most galleries should be placed under a "Gallery" section at the bottom of the article. They should be used to contain groups of important images that don't ''physically'' fit elsewhere in the article (in contrast to not ''suitably'' fitting; see [[EXAMPLE#Gallery]] as a good example).
   
 
This can be applied to infobox-''type'' images that are not used in the infobox because they are not pictures of the subject from the most recent appearance.
 
This can be applied to infobox-''type'' images that are not used in the infobox because they are not pictures of the subject from the most recent appearance.
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