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15:41, 23 May 2011 A (Talk | contribs | block) changed group membership for User:Mistertrouble189 from (none) to Administrators and Bureaucrats ‎ (excellent administrator at sister wiki, should have become bureaucrat years ago)

A 15:41, 23 May 2011 (UTC)

we should have everyone redirect to one email location, then lock there talk page, thoughts? A 15:47, 23 May 2011 (UTC) wow, 1490 of these 1500 are yours. I will take care of the upload issue tonight. A 19:44, 23 May 2011 (UTC)

To Do

Hi Mister, Thanks for the Adminship. Unfortunately much on the To-Do list is behind the scenes business which only Anno can get to. And the rest is all skinny-arty stuff, which I'm rubbish at! But hopefully I'll be able to do more once more of the Wiki-side features come online and the skins start to take shape. -OtherworldBob 19:27, 23 May 2011 (UTC) Great post with lots of ipomtarnt stuff.

OEkN6e <a href="">hmvkbicxubnw</a>


I messaged you and Anno on his talk page. Jax-Kenobi 04:25, 30 May 2011 (UTC)


Yeah, I got that one. I've just created a pair of placeholder Templates:

Should be able to re-jigger the front-page and slip them in without too much trouble.

We don't have a MediaWiki RSS Reader Extension installed here, so that'll have to be a task for Anno or someone else with raw file access to install. -OtherworldBob 20:44, 31 May 2011 (UTC)

Anno installed an extension, but it seems not to work. Both of us have tried and failed to get it to produce anything. If you feel like putting up some futile resistance to the obvious, you can poke around here: in my sandbox. -OtherworldBob 19:10, 7 June 2011 (UTC)

Front Page

I've given it a little rejigger this evening to save a little space. I think it would benefit from cutting down the current "News" section into much small snippets. So if it listed 3 or 5 recent stories, with only a short sentence or two leading into the linked article, I think that'd help.
Once we have a feed extension installed and going that'll help give the front page some shape too. —Preceding unsigned comment added by OtherworldBob (talkcontribs)

feed done

got it to work finally. A 05:08, 8 June 2011 (UTC)

partnership with and deadislandfans?

I notice deadislandfans has no forum, maybe you can broker an agreement with

Working on the forum next. A 05:22, 8 June 2011 (UTC)

we can now embed any site

we can now embed any site, or use html on any page, the only requirement is that the pages must be protected.


I just emailed the person. I must say, the other forum, is much more developed. Maybe we can include a feed from both forums. A 06:12, 8 June 2011 (UTC)

Here is both sites: and Feed

<rss desc=off title=off number=5>|</rss>

we have no agreement with We have an agreement with another forum with does not have RSS. I know there are some rss tools for feeds out there which can combined both. A 21:29, 8 June 2011 (UTC)
using yahoo pipes, i put all three forums into one forum, and posted it on the main page :) We can add other forums too. A 17:00, 9 June 2011 (UTC)
That consolidation is quite clever. Are we able to distinguish which entry came from which feed easily? Would be nice to add a glyph depending on which feed it came from. Say the site's Favicon or logo. I've been playing around with the layout and style a bit too. Hope it's an improvement. -OtherworldBob 17:50, 9 June 2011 (UTC)
I think it is possible. 3 years ago i has some of the most incredible feeds, but I forgot how to make them.
Got an email from mister forwarded to me. the rss feed of ours is broken, I have no idea why. I don't even know where the rss feed is. Wait did mister or you provide a url for that? A 17:54, 9 June 2011 (UTC)
Responding to Anno: on (the blog site). It won't show up. I think the dude used the RSS button thats in the address bar or something - I am not sure. But I really like the idea of the icons in the feed! --Mistertrouble189 17:56, 9 June 2011 (UTC)
Anno, you some kind of really speedy thing. Nice one! -OtherworldBob 19:12, 9 June 2011 (UTC)

icons is a great idea, hard to figure out how. A 18:05, 9 June 2011 (UTC)

found it:
any of these feeds are copyable. A 18:08, 9 June 2011 (UTC)
As requested :) favicons indicate which forum :) Maybe we should add more forums and feeds... A 18:41, 9 June 2011 (UTC)

Our Feed

Our feed is located here: Clicky. It is broken because there is a rogue linebreak at the top of the output. See here for similar tales of woe. -OtherworldBob 19:12, 9 June 2011 (UTC)

that is super easy to fix, I will fix it tonight. nice find! A 21:11, 9 June 2011 (UTC)
it is mostly definitely because of the Extension:RSS Reader which allows us to have a feeder. When I comment out that extension line, it is fine. There is a rouge line in the coding.[1] Since we no longer use Extension:RSS Reader, and are using yahoo pipes with securehtml instead, I will just keep that extension unused. PROBLEM FIXED A 00:01, 10 June 2011 (UTC)


Blocked User Template

The Blocked User Template in use over on the DR-Wiki, is pretty much lifted straight from Wikipedia.
However it is rather more complex than we really need, works great on Wikipedia where there are lots of similar messages though.
When time allows, it'd probably be much better if we created a similar, but much simpler one. -OtherworldBob 16:41, 10 June 2011 (UTC)

Time allowed, I simplified it very slightly, and it is now available. -OtherworldBob 18:10, 10 June 2011 (UTC)


Think I fixed it. Took me quite a few attempts to get it just right, it's a shame Wikis aren't really suited to previewing Template changes on-the-fly. -OtherworldBob 17:52, 16 June 2011 (UTC)

Re: Vandalism

Hey, no problem. It slowed down once I'd blocked 20 of their proxies! Anno's fiendish math problems seem to have put a stop to it though. -OtherworldBob 10:13, 26 June 2011 (UTC)


A number of the video-rip screenshots that you uploaded here have been turning up over on the Wikia site. Time to start stamping our image uploads with a licence/copyright of some kind? -OtherworldBob 10:13, 26 June 2011 (UTC)

This is romcombo from I have given credit to most of the images that are from this site... I am sorry that I forgot to give credit for them... I didn't just go through here and take them off though. If you want me to change them to our own photos I would like to to give me a link to the video you got them from, as the video I have been using does not show the survivors well. Thanks. -- 15:06, 26 June 2011 (UTC)

It is ok, just remember in the future! Now that the images have been sourced, have fun with them. TBH, there has been dozens of videos from E3 and I am not sure which one it was (shoulda noted it, ah well, but I got it off somewhere of in one of the forum posts. --Mistertrouble189 20:47, 26 June 2011 (UTC)
Just a small comment: Technically, I believe you can't copyright gameplay images, even if you worked hard to crop them. The copyright still lies with the developers, so they're still allowed to be used by others, if they source them. Another issue is that the images from this wiki appear in a Google search from many websites that borrowed the images from here, so many people won't know it originally came from here. I think. -- 15:32, 26 June 2011 (UTC)
Good stuff. Personally, I have no problem with any images I create/screenshot/etc being used elsewhere providing attribution and/or linkage is given. This is a Wiki after all. I shall have to set up a few more license templates for the images here. But you make a good point 196.46..., although that probably depends heavily on law of your local country, which gets very messy when the internet is concerned. -OtherworldBob 15:41, 26 June 2011 (UTC)
Very true OtherwoldBob (also, this is BobNewbie, the bureaucrat from the Wikia site who licensed the image). Honestly, I knew this conversation was going to happen, but both the wikis have the same goal; to be the best, or at least a very good, collaborative encyclopedia for Dead Island. I'll make sure to check and see what images came originally from here every so often and I'll make contributors on aware to source anything from here (and, of course, other sites, which we've been working hard to do). Anyway, if you guys agree to source anything that came originally from the Wikia site (which I have no doubt you would do, even without our request :) ), the problem is partially, if not fully, solved. -- 15:48, 26 June 2011 (UTC)
Yes, when making this site, we were careful not to copy word-from-word or plagiarize from the Wikia site. And in the future, we will continue to uphold that courtesy and will site your Wikia (or any other site) if a unique image or text is directly used. Glad we were able to resolve this. --Mistertrouble189 20:47, 26 June 2011 (UTC)
a warning about wikia.

I just wanted to strongly warn you wikia editors about wikia. after over 50,000 edits I was banned forever from wikia and lost my bureaucratship on three wikias. Mister was desysoped on dead rising for leaving wikia, along with all of the other old wikia admins. We are not alone. At least 38 other admins have lost their authority, and 10 editors have been banned, the largest and most popular wikia on wikia left in disgust. Why did we leave? Read this. You have no voice in the future of this site you are building. NONE. If you want to leave in the future, you cannot shut down the site, and you will have a competing site against you. Why not join us and build up this site now? 21:41, 26 June 2011 (UTC)

Editing at Wikia is a choice. I'm fully aware of what happened, and I still edit at Wikia. The editors of Dead Island Wiki know that it is a choice to edit there, and it comes with its benefits. If you have forgotten, anything you post on a wiki isn't your own. I am fully aware of that, and I will continue editing on Wikia for the remainder of what I believe is possible. I must humbly decline your offer. Thank you. -- 10:46, 27 June 2011 (UTC)
Actually, I strongly encouraged all the text to be copyrighted, but Mister and Other declined. So right now, the site is under a similar license as wikia. Mister and Other, have you changed your mind? Can we copyright the site? A 20:15, 27 June 2011 (UTC)
RE: [2]
At this point, I don't see what benefit a collaberation offers our wiki at all. I can't think of a one. With our collaboration with the two other forums we get plenty of traffic, and our site is simply better build up (hence the extensive copying by wikia).
Further, I honestly don't want to collaborate with editors who are indirectly supporting the paychecks of employees Sansee, Danshit and the despicable rest, especially when they are fully aware of the purging that went on last year. A 20:16, 27 June 2011 (UTC)
too me, I guess wikia would have to sell Mister on the idea (as mister is the defacto leader here). I haven't seen a convincing argument why we should work with a site that has treated us so shitty. A 20:52, 27 June 2011 (UTC)
That is open again for discussion, we can talk about that. Also, to the anons here, as per your message on my talk page at Wikia [3] , we are not interested in an affiliation, as we are partnered with two other Dead Island sites/forums. We are happy with our partners, traffic, users/members and our wikis. We don't feel the need to affiliate with Wikia. That is our choice. You have a choice too, to edit here if you wish, everyone is welcome as long as they are civil. Also, as long as the custom images are sourced, we have no problem (copyright subject to change). Thanks and have a good one. --Mistertrouble189 20:35, 27 June 2011 (UTC)
i am really torn about the whole copyright thing. I lean toward thinking it is better we don't, but we can discuss this further in the future. I just remember all the hell the watermarks caused for our new dead rising wiki.
you have handled this all incredibly well Mister. I am so glad you are a bureaucrat finally! I didn't even know you lost your adminship on wikia until maybe a month ago, because you were so quite about it [ unlike me :) ] A 20:50, 27 June 2011 (UTC)
I still lean to the left of the fence, preferring to keep an Attribution-Share'n'Share-Alike style license, purely because I like the openness of Wikis. Though I admit this only works when everyone plays nice - and knows that attribution should be given, and how to do so. Which until it is spelled out, is unfortunately, still complicated for many. But to reiterate, I'd still be content for content (!) to be used in other places provided attribution/linkage is given. I think a full blown affiliation between the two Wikis at this point could be self-defeating, as I expect it would lead to one or the other becoming defunct since they serve a very similar purpose. Though that isn't to say I'm totally against the idea, two mature Dead Rising Wikis were able to find a home together reasonably well I think. -OtherworldBob 20:51, 27 June 2011 (UTC)
Yeah, I agree other. The problem i see is when these wikia editors decides to merge here, wikia will refuse to shut down the dead island site, and will hold their work hostage. Then we have the same situation we are in now with dead rising: 3 sites which are competing with other. Albeit in both cases these non-wikia sites are trumping the wikia ones. I guess the question I have for the wikia editors is, what possibly advantage does wikia have over this site? (not looking for an answer, just hoping for some personal reflection). Maybe we offer these editors the same admin rights they have on wikia? A 20:56, 27 June 2011 (UTC)

Images and videos. There are a couple of huge advantages that this site will have. My recorder and photoshop skills is one, which will record video and images. With modding, we can do things just like this:

with all weapons, characters, etc, which will set us apart by far. I really hate to do watermarks. other was talking about some kind of marking system...any other suggestions? Should we have an in-house forum like dead rising? A 08:05, 28 June 2011 (UTC)

If you feel like you should revert, remove or even delete any of my comments for the better of relations, go ahead Reading over the comments on the wikia, this BobNewbie seems like a reasonable guy. A 08:13, 28 June 2011 (UTC)

RE: "Thanks, got my edit bar working! Just like on Dead Rising Wiki. I am not a fan of watermarking at all...are there any other alternatives?"
metadata, but no one pays attention to that. That is Others good idea. I will look into others.
I dont know how much you wrote to me you want to post here, I need to remind myself most of all that this is all very public.
I think the way we handled Dead rising is the way we can handle this situation, be nice, inviting, and about 3 months after the game comes out, the editors will lose interest, (as do all game players except for hard core editors like yourself, me and Other) the site will fall into disrepair and the vandals will move in as they have on the two dead rising sites. Those one or two hardcore editors who remain, will see how much more we have to offer, and how much easier it is to edit here, and they will come over or lose interest. the modding aspect will be a huge part of this transition, as we start to reveal the hidden details that only mods can. A 17:31, 28 June 2011 (UTC)

Okay, I would just like to end off my part of this conversation for now. When Mister approached Rocombo about the images, I truly realized how serious the whole thing was. Many of the editors on use this place as a main source and lack to cite anything, and that is unacceptable. Basically, it's freeloading your hard work. The main problem was, for me, that I didn't want a rivalry between this wiki and the one I edit on, and I hope after the discussion we had this has been settled. Then, and I know you possibly think of me as a fool and I respect that, but I am going to continue editing on You guys are 100% free to make a blog post or something notifying readers that there is another Dead Island Wiki. However, I see 'offering them adminship rights on this wiki' extremely shallow, and I doubt any of the editors would accept it. If you aren't interested in an affiliation, that's completely fine (though remember most of our readers are editors who enjoy editing. Instead of only gaining readers, you would have likely gained some editors too, which was my main reason for proposing it). I hope the best for this wiki and hope the two can continue to grow with the other with little or no problems. Have a good day further, -- 18:10, 28 June 2011 (UTC)

  • To end this conversation - in conclusion: affiliation between two wikis is not something we are interested in, nor the idea of simply handing out admin rights (just an idea but wouldn't happen) - we have no problem with each other as long as long as custom images and work is cited between the wikis if something is taken, we aren't trying to be rivals, not the goal of this wiki. That is all, discussion is closed. Anno, Otherworld (or anyone else), if you'd like to discuss anything further, please create a new message post (such as the alternatives to watermarking). --Mistertrouble189 20:13, 28 June 2011 (UTC)

Discussion Closed!

make your own edit buttons

Enabled user JavaScript and css, so you can make/ copy over your own edit buttons:



A 07:46, 28 June 2011 (UTC)

maybe want to add this to walking dead wikia?

"I am desperate to know what Jenner whispered to Rick...I have a feeling that Lori may be pregnant. The survivors could only enter the CDC building based on giving a blood test, and I bet you Jenner's picked up on a pregnancy. It all makes perfect sense when you think about it, and lines up a great season two storyline." [4]

I bet he is right! A 01:26, 7 July 2011 (UTC)


I see you guys are diligently and valiantly working on the spam issue, I will find a solution this weekend. A 14:40, 15 July 2011 (UTC)

png versus jpg

If you create new images, try to make them jpg, not png. No need to convert images before you upload. Just if you make new images, try to make them jpg. Keep in mind that jpg images will not allow you to have a blank background.

Our site went down again today, probably because I uploaded all of those busts on dr wiki. I deleted the deletion folder on the wiki, and the problem was temporarily solved. I am aggressively deleting the images, but it will not be enough for when DI is released. I have to come up with a better solution, without having to pay more money. A 14:47, 15 July 2011 (UTC)

feed for dr

I will make a feed for dr also. I really like the feed on this wiki. If you have more feeds to add, let me know. A 14:47, 15 July 2011 (UTC)

impossible to add captcha

it is impossible to add a better captcha, i have spent hours with no luck at all. A 04:09, 16 July 2011 (UTC)

spam filter works

spam filter works.

let me know what you want to add here: User:A/Spam the filter does word association, so we dont need all sites, just similar words, common urls, etc . A 04:16, 17 July 2011 (UTC)

24 hours since i created spam filter, and no spam, yeah! A 03:20, 18 July 2011 (UTC)

what i posted on the mod forum

thanks for your kind words on the forum.

In case my comments are deleted, here they are posted here:

Check the sites in August, a month before release.
I recall that in late 2010 a few sites had an uncracked, unplayable dead rising 2 a month before retail release. At the time I thought why in the world would anyone want an uncracked, unplayable version of dead rising 2? The reason is because modders can go over the files, that is what happened on numerous forums. We will probably know before the game comes out how easy or hard this game is to mod.
In addition a week or two before the release of dead rising 2 and case zero, had someone play through the game for 20 hours. This is very possible for dead island also.

A 05:30, 17 July 2011 (UTC)


i hate the set up of huge avatars, huge signatures, black background. I am debating on starting a mod forum anyway. sigh. A 05:41, 17 July 2011 (UTC)

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nice find


Banoi Island beachfront.jpg

nice find! gorgeous pic A 17:56, 19 July 2011 (UTC)


you forgot to provide a source for this image: The Ripper.png

I would love the link so I can talk to the person who made this image, it is really incredible! A 20:50, 22 July 2011 (UTC)


Added the Rewards argument to Template:Infobox and Template:I. It now shows up in Exodus - make sure you do a Full Refresh of the page. --OtherworldBob(talk) 10:17, 24 July 2011 (UTC)

animated gifs that other will hate

Can you email this editor (preferred) or post on his talk page about these two images:

Most importantly I am interested in what program he used to make these animated gifs, or where he found these gifs at.

Secondly I would like to welcome him to our site (which can be indirectly by asking him the next question)

Thirdly I would like to post them on our wiki site.

Thanks mister, where have you been? A 12:16, 24 July 2011 (UTC)

Achievements Update

Just updated as many of the achievements as I could with the new info on xbox360achievements. I believe all this originated on the Official Forums, but I can't see it. Anyhoo, since we have two templates that show achievements, I thought I'd mix my edits between the two.

  • The one based off Template:I has the advantage that it is used all over the site, and can be easily expanded with new info fields should we need it too.
  • The other Template:Achievement is a much more focused template, I think fits the purpose a little better, and be easily re-skinned. However, unlike Template:I, adding new info could be a pain, and may break the design. Although that isn't to say we can't try!

So, just putting it out there - but I reckon it may be time to decide on one or the other to use. I'll point a few more users this way, see if we can gather a few opinions.
Here's a couple of examples:

Personally, I wouldn't mind either. My only real gripe is that Template:I is quite large, and they Achievement Images get stretched to blurry sizes; or would be dwarfed by the framework if they were clamped at a smaller size. But that's just me. Any thoughts, people? --OtherworldBob(talk) 11:33, 30 July 2011 (UTC)

First off, I'd like to thank you for adding in all the new achievement info! Really useful! I also like the Template:Achievement a lot more than Template:I so I am in favor of applying Template:Achievement to all the achievement pages as I don't see how new info would need to be added to it, though I understand that Dead Island Achievements will be incomplete with the use of the Achievement template. However, that is not a big deal as I (or someone else) can easily insert the info the the table. Thoughts? --Mistertrouble189 16:25, 30 July 2011 (UTC)
oh pretty, i really like the Template:Achievement kind of a change of pace. A 16:54, 30 July 2011 (UTC)

to do list of all weapons

dead island

we need a template like: on DR :) A 05:23, 3 August 2011 (UTC)

sure those backgrounds would be very easy. I will do it tonight.
i was a little confused by your weapon email. Do you want to make it like on DR? where one template is embedded in a master template? that is easy.
for example:
|state= collapsed
|titlestyle= background:{{color|weapon2}};
|groupstyle= background:{{color|weapon}}; line-height: .8em
|title= <span style="text-align:center; font-size:140%; background-color:#FFFFFF; padding:2px 8px 2px 8px;">[[Dead Rising Weapons]]</span>
|name= Weapons
|list1= {{master}}
{{master}} Creates:
overview (cases/scoops) • Books • Clothing • Food • Psychopaths • Stores • Survivors • Weapons
on the template. A 14:48, 3 August 2011 (UTC)
another example: which is embedded in A 14:51, 3 August 2011 (UTC)

uploaded both cropped images

I uploaded both cropped images A 13:43, 4 August 2011 (UTC)

Dead Island Artbook

Someone posted a link to the artbook they got as part of a preorder thing on Amazon, I thought you'd be interested.


Strategy Map


Sumtaedium 21:45, 7 September 2011 (UTC)

you dont have your email enabled.

you dont have your email enabled on this site. A 04:27, 8 September 2011 (UTC)

extra $20 a month

Paid an extra $20 a month to make the site hoepfully faster and stop timing out. We will see. A 04:14, 11 September 2011 (UTC)

PC version is installed

My PC version is installed, which means lots of screenshots! A 14:02, 12 September 2011 (UTC)


The link to our wiki is broken. This is common, people will reach out for links to other sites, make sure those sites are linking to them, then change the link. I don't know what happened, here you may want to talk to the person. A 21:07, 12 September 2011 (UTC)

actually, they have created their own wiki, and no longer link to ours, thoughts? A 21:08, 12 September 2011 (UTC)

email is still not up

i have all of the quests, a complete list. A 05:09, 13 September 2011 (UTC)

working on quests and weapon mods pages

We now have the absolute most complete quests and weapon mods list on the web, bar none! Been working on both since yesterday. Need to add all the stats for the weapon mods. Site is going good! I created a couple of hundred new skeleton pages, bumping the number of pages we have from around 438 to 576. A 21:37, 13 September 2011 (UTC)

glad you fixed that: Meat Bait adding the pic back to the template. I wanted to create these new pages as soon and as fast as possible with a standard format, so I didn't bother adding the image back to the new template. Thanks man! We are on our way! A 21:40, 13 September 2011 (UTC)

Weapon Mods

Weapon Mods is done! YEAH! I will work on the template:i problems i made yesterday tonight. A 22:13, 14 September 2011 (UTC)

quest and mission now both work

I fixed both the quest and mission, both work, but we should use only quest. A 04:25, 15 September 2011 (UTC)

survivors: I cut the number of survivors to 10, because even if these fields are not used, they are called on when you use the template:i. It makes the page load faster on pages with alot of template:i
on the St. Christopher's Church I changed the s2= s3= etc. to <br> which reveals the same effect. If you have more than 10 survivors, I suggest doing it this way. I searched for s11 on template pages, and this appears like the only template with more than 10 survivors listed.
If you want me to I can add back the 12 more survivors (up to 22), let me know, but I suggest not. A 04:31, 15 September 2011 (UTC)

File:Purna comic 2.png

Purna comic 2.png

its cut off. A 20:33, 15 September 2011 (UTC)

sales as you asked

A 00:30, 16 September 2011 (UTC)

1,799 vs 2,734

Watch your back! I am catching up! 21:23, 16 September 2011 (UTC)

you like?

15 hours of work today. no joke. I am making it clickable. hard part was making the map. now that i know how, the city of moresby should be MUCH faster. A 04:58, 18 September 2011 (UTC)

Resort map first quests and area.jpg

Posted on front page. Can't shrink map down or it will mess up i think. If you dont like, revert. I replaced old news.

Also would we need the info sections if we already have the information in the template? If we do, we can use the template:e in those sections, so the information is always the same.

Goodnight, 2:45 am, worked nonstop on this! A 06:46, 18 September 2011 (UTC)

Most popular pages

A 05:15, 20 September 2011 (UTC)

This shows which pages that we should focus on.

Note that someone has downloaded File:Dead_island_jungle_airplane_location.png 3,067 times. That could be or problem.

351 KB x 3,067 times = 1,076,517 That is a GB I believe.

Also: Special:PopularPages is very good.

Page	Unique Visitors
1.	/wiki/Dead_Island_Wiki	9,323
2.	/wiki/Nighthawk	4,801
3.	/wiki/Weapon_Mods	3,915
4.	/wiki/Jungle	3,468
5.	/wiki/File:Dead_island_jungle_airplane_location.png	3,067
6.	/wiki/Quests	2,858
7.	/wiki/Assassin's_Greed	2,418
8.	/wiki/Oceanic_Flight_1012	2,344
9.	/wiki/Category:Dead_Island_Locations	1,950
10.	/wiki/Xian_Mei	1,886
11.	/wiki/Blueprint	1,756
12.	/wiki/Sharp_Weapons	1,699
13.	/wiki/Dead_Island_Survivors	1,662
14.	/wiki/Sam_B	1,539
15.	/wiki/Purna	1,507
16.	/wiki/Butcher	1,485
17.	/wiki/Zombies	1,470
18.	/wiki/Firearms	1,447
19.	/wiki/Blunt_Weapons	1,345
20.	/wiki/Logan	1,305
21.	/wiki/Floater	1,257
22.	/wiki/Moresby	1,117
23.	/wiki/Thug	1,090
24.	/wiki/Ram	1,076
25.	/wiki/Royal_Palms_Resort	1,029
26.	/wiki/Hotel_Bungalows	986
27.	/wiki/Prefixes	980
28.	/wiki/Weapons	948
29.	/wiki/Suicider	924
30.	/wiki/McCall's_9mm	882
31.	/wiki/Dead_Island	868
32.	/wiki/Katana	844
33.	/wiki/Bloodbath_Arena	840
34.	/wiki/Diamond_Bungalows	825
35.	/wiki/Category:Dead_Island_Weapons	801
36.	/wiki/Jin	785
37.	/wiki/Wakizashi	765
38.	/wiki/Lighthouse	744
39.	/wiki/Supermarket_District	716
40.	/wiki/Brand_Champagne	703
41.	/wiki/Heroes	692
42.	/wiki/Maggie_Spacy	690
43.	/wiki/Infected	689
44.	/wiki/Spy_Game	661
45.	/wiki/Pick_of_Destiny	639
46.	/wiki/Locations	627
47.	/wiki/Time_for_Booze	614
48.	/wiki/Category:Dead_Island_Quests	587
49.	/wiki/Maggie	557
50.	/wiki/Dead_Island_FAQ	553

great job!

Wondering why there was no sewer page, it is pural! Also great job on the names! We are kicking ass here! A 23:00, 20 September 2011 (UTC)

damn good pic!

welcome, see you are editing here now.

Damn good pic, where did you get it from?

Working on all the quests, making the most comprehensive list anywhere (even better than the official guide, which has many mistakes).

I need to get into modding so i can start taking pics like dead rising wiki. A 19:35, 21 September 2011 (UTC)

11 edits to catch up to you!

2,986 edits (mine) vs. 2,997, you starting to sweat yet? Dont miss my message directly above this one. A 19:37, 21 September 2011 (UTC)

first Panorama

Panorama of Lifeguard Tower . To fully enlarge, click this picture, then click the image again

I can churn out ten of these a day, 40 a day on a weekend. ;) A 05:38, 22 September 2011 (UTC)

weapon pics!

Starting to do weapons! We know these will be taken... so be prepared.

Dead island chainsaw.png

A 02:22, 23 September 2011 (UTC)

steve summers

Dead island steve bust.png

A little gift for you! Best pic on the web! MAybe we can delete the other one?

So when are you going to start a survivors page? A 20:33, 24 September 2011 (UTC)

see resort

should we add a background like this to all resort location pages? Should it be lighter? A 20:17, 25 September 2011 (UTC)


Ocean_View_Bungalows deleted

sorry man:

I think you meant the hotel bungalows? You wrote that Simoni lived at Ocean_View_Bungalows #11. A 03:54, 26 September 2011 (UTC)

no file: or image: needed for gallery images any more!

Fixed by looking back through my notes:!-No-Image-or-File-required-for-gallery&p=53123&viewfull=1#post53123

no file: or image: needed for gallery images any more! A 05:15, 26 September 2011 (UTC)

it is up

see survivors days worth of work! Finally paid off! most complete list ANYWHERE in print or on the web.

I need to redo the template:survivors, I have it set up so that each area will have its own section (resort pool house, moresby church, morseby hub, etc).

A 21:18, 26 September 2011 (UTC)

problems with site this is why

look how many people are visiting our site!

110,282 Unique Visitors! Holy moly!

We are having connection problems now. which I am trying to figure out. need to probably sink more money in tell the end of the month. A 01:47, 27 September 2011 (UTC)

ha great edits! we just hit 800 pages! A 01:31, 28 September 2011 (UTC)


Special:UnusedFiles no hurry whatsoever, but if you are interested. A 14:28, 28 September 2011 (UTC)

please test


hovering over the four titles in this map, do you see the four images with text?

(there maybe more than four by the time you get this message) A 21:11, 29 September 2011 (UTC)

delete lifeguard?

I made a clearer picture of

Lifeguard Station.png

So i don't know if you want to keep this one. The first interactive pop up map should be done and posted tonight. I have 160 more photos in the pipe line and I am actively trying to get an easy way to do screenshots of all items and survivors. Hope all is well with you. A 05:41, 3 October 2011 (UTC)

more pics taken

three more pics taken:

Feel free to liberally take (but site) from the wikia in response, in the edit history link to this page:


A 12:25, 6 October 2011 (UTC) one more.

200 new pics

200 new pics: User:A#to_do

Don't have time to add them, if you care to, go ahead. I found a good place to take pics of items (on top of hotel) but it is not great. I will keep exploring this. I want to get pics of all items and survivors. A 22:00, 6 October 2011 (UTC)

Thank you

Thank you very much for the message, it is much appreciated and nice to know that my contributions are well recieved :)

Ah I see, sorry I wasn't aware of the usage of the term 'hero', so I shall remember that for the future :)

you're welcome, just glad I can help. Thank you for correcting the Looter page, I had just come back to do that myself when I realized the mistake!

Incidentally, I'm kinda new to contributing to wikis, so my terminology needs improving. What is a talk page post? :) —Preceding unsigned comment added by Trueform (talkcontribs)

Hi :)

Hi there, I received a content creativity barnstar award and wanted to thank the person who sent it, but I wasn't sure who to contact (the link on the bottom didn't link me to anyone's contact details) so I was wondering if you wouldn't mind either passing on their details so I can thank them personally, or thanking them for me? :) it is great to be acknowledged and very much appreciated!

That was me A 22:05, 18 October 2011 (UTC)



A 22:25, 18 October 2011 (UTC)


User_talk:Jgjake2#uploading_jungle_map A 10:22, 19 October 2011 (UTC)



will create the other ones today. 17:18, 19 October 2011 (UTC)


Can you post on User_talk:Jgjake2 page this: Template_talk:Overlay2#Adminship I can't edit it. Thank you! I know we were a little hesitant, but as we both agreed, the potential of benefits User_talk:Jgjake2 being an admin outwiegh the risks. A 14:28, 20 October 2011 (UTC)

thanks. A 18:49, 20 October 2011 (UTC)

new mods

there is a new patch which added a whole lot of new mods:

A 00:51, 21 October 2011 (UTC)

annoying blocks

Care to replace Only the Strong Survive with this:

'''{{PAGENAME}}''' is a ''[[Dead Island]]'' [[main quest]]. After delivering the truck to [[Earl]] the mechanic in [[Misery Wagon]], the hero must protect the workshop while Earl works to armor the truck.
After delivering the truck to Earl the mechanic his daughter Jin lets the heroes into the [[Old Marina Warehouse]], which automatically begins this mission. The hero finds out talking to Earl, that he been bitten and has one more night before he
becomes one of the infected. He wants to help the heroes before he turns for his daughter's safety.

Before leaving the warehouse and face the horde, use the [[workbench]] to repair and upgrade the hero's weapons. A good long blade or sickle will also help with with this quest.

Run outside and travel around the left side of the warehouse to the ladder to the rooftop.  

A few red markers appear on the minimap. These are the enemies heading to the warehouse. If the undead do not see the hero on the carpart rooftop, then jump up to the Marine Workshop rooftop and move toward the front of the building. As soon as the Infected run toward the hero, quickly head back to the smaller roof and crouch over the east edge where the Infected use a crate to jump up on the rooftop to get to the heroes. When the undead jump, cut their heads off as they crest the roofline.

If the hero is on the rooftop above the crate, the next wave of undead often get stopped behind the gate on the east side of the warehouse yard. To make the infected find a new route, run to the front of the Marine Workshop rooftop. As soon as you see them running toward the front gate, then return to above the crate and hit their heads. Repeat this with each stage. The final stage has a large group of Infected. The zombies will try to reach the rooftop and knock the hero down to the rest of the zombie horde.

Return to the workshop and talk to Earl the mechanic. The armor vehicle repair is done. Earl has Jin go with the herioes to avoid hurting her when he turns.<ref name="official">Tim Bogenn, Michael Owen, and Kenny Sims [[Dead Island Official Strategy Guide]], ''Brady Games'', 2011.</ref>

{{!}}{{#ev:youtube|hDoKTDiU_2o|300|left|Dead Island Walkthrough - Only The Strong Survive }}
[[Category:Dead Island Quests]]

Thanks a million! hope you edit more soon! I miss you! A 14:08, 21 October 2011 (UTC)

Thank you very much, I'll add as much as I can when I can, and hopefully there's much more to come :) Trueform 18:50, 21 October 2011 (UTC)

you still alive?

hey, can't post anywhere today it seems.

Will post this here response to jake here:

The decriptions of ID Card locations are all finshed! All 100.
Yeah, the ingame map is redundant. I won't take those screenshots anymore which will make taking screenshots faster.
Sure I will abandon the cut maps.
Should I add the location names to this map? Or do you want the ID Cards seperate? Maybe we can come up with icons for quests etc? (I have access to the quest flag icon -- but that is pretty non-descriptive) I wanted to make a weapon mod blueprint icon.
BTW I wrote some up above too. A 17:38, 27 October 2011 (UTC)

And add it later to his talk page when I am on another computer.

Miss you man! A 17:43, 27 October 2011 (UTC)


your alive :)

nice to see you again....lots of new stuff found, REALLY cool stuff. I will email you.

delete heavenly beach?

Can you let me know where you found Heavenly Beach? I can't find anything. A 18:51, 4 November 2011 (UTC)

add back survivor pics

I added back survivor pics when i removed them in preparation of busts.

Not sure what you want to do with this one:

Foggy buildings.jpg

A 03:29, 14 November 2011 (UTC)

have a gift for you

I have a gift for you. Let me know when we can talk online. A 04:51, 15 November 2011 (UTC)

you wont regret it, esp. if you have never read the novel. A 20:56, 16 November 2011 (UTC)

So glad you are back.

So glad you are back, even though you do only a half dozen edits of less everyday, I feel like i am not alone here.

Working on several projects. Right now on the uber complex map. A 00:21, 24 November 2011 (UTC)


family video, no. haven't looked at the video yet. keep in mind that the game has only been out for two months and so the modding is fairly new. We didnt really start finding videos for Dead Rising until 8 months after DR2 release. A 01:04, 25 November 2011 (UTC)

Dead island katie child bust.png

Dead island katie child bust.png

I am certain that file:Dead island katie child bust.png is not Katey child.

It is dead Jungle Katey in the Death Wish quest spawned in the Resort.

I know this, because I have spawned survivors from one area in another and they have different clothing.

Dead island harland bust.png

Each game area has a set way to dress all of the survivors. I first learned this when I swapped Jungle Dwight with prisoner Harland. In this screenshot, notice how his shirt is so much darker orange that the light orange shirts of prisoners? This is because Harland's shirt was originally green, like many jungle survivors. Harland in the jungle was wearing a jungle type outfit. I changed the color in photoshop to orange.

If possible, eventually I will show a survivor in all four maps as an example of this. I say "if possible", because I may not be able to add the same survivor to all four maps, because there are different survivor models, and only a few of the models can be swapped with other models -- so for example, if I try to swap Angel in the prison with Anna, all that appears is his name -- the model is invisible. I can swap females with males and vice versa -- that is how I got all of the female shots, swapping Dr. Jack with a female model, but many of the models I could not replace over the Dr. Jack model.

Also, regarding: [5] do we want to add the code like Survivor002_Q1_Near_01? I removed it from the survivor pages. Up to you.

A 15:48, 1 December 2011 (UTC)

347 new pictures location of all quests

uploading 347 new pictures right now :) Pictures from November 26 to today, December 1.

Also I figured out how to find the map locations of most, if not all quests, and add them on an excel spreadsheet, like I did with Dead Rising 2. A 04:24, 2 December 2011 (UTC)

map is ready tomorrow

We will be ready to add text on Jake's map tomorrow. I am in the final stages of getting images to pop up from map text. By tomorrow night I hope to have most of Moresby locations on the map. By the end of the month I hope to have all 4 major maps done, with all areas, locations, survivors, collectibles, merchants, workbenches, blueprints on the maps. If you are interested in helping let me know.

I have the prison from iphone which I need to put together. And I need to get the Tomb of Natives from another source. There are several other maps. I still haven't done the Laboratory. See Maps.

Eventually I would like to have all of the metal chests on the maps. Later this week I will start transporting to all of those map locations to figure out the parameters of the different areas. A 11:48, 4 December 2011 (UTC)


finally get to start making the map! Template:Moresby map A 07:24, 5 December 2011 (UTC)

nikoli and svetlana are boyfriend and girlfriend!

Look at svetlana's game text on that page. :) A 14:57, 5 December 2011 (UTC)

Tim's Friend

Here is the reason why i had NO clue who Tim's Friend is:


Because Tim's Friend was replaced by a zombie later in the game.

Does Tim (victim) work for you? A 05:10, 7 December 2011 (UTC)

Tim's Friend is still there during the Back in Black quest, where you pick up the Rod's for Mowen's boat. A 14:40, 7 December 2011 (UTC)

many more scrapped quests

I was attempting to update all of the unknown and scrapped survivors, and I just stumbled upon numerous more scrapped survivors and quests. It is is a bin file which I will open tonight.

This one really caught my attention and imagination:

OLD_PapaAgwe_Q1_Desc Papa Agwe

OLD_PapaAgwe_Q1_Name Papa Agwe

OLD_PapaAgwe_Q1_Objective_A& Bring five severed heads to Papa Agwe

OLD_PapaAgwe_Q1_Objective_B Return to Papa Agwe.

OLD_PapaAgwe_Q1_PaperLine_A& Bring five severed heads to Papa Agwe

OLD_PapaAgwe_Q1_PaperLine_B Return to Papa Agwe.

OLD_PapaAgwe_Q1_PaperTitle Papa Agwe

A google search shows we are the first site to ever post about this scrapped quest.

A 23:25, 7 December 2011 (UTC)

great job on your subpage:

Adna, found dead in Moresby

Glen, found dead in Simon's Hub of Moresby

Carlton, found dead at Resort region

huh? did i write something confusing? Adna and Carlton never appear, i believe that although both have models, neither has a location in any of the maps.

Glen appears but later disappears.

Fan fiction maybe? A 01:15, 10 December 2011 (UTC)


I can't edit the map without alerting the spam filter. So I remove the coding in localsettings.php while I do the map, thus the spam again.

Thank you for watching this! A 14:44, 14 December 2011 (UTC)

ocean view

I finally saw it! the sign exists! I just need to go in and take a picture. I have 230 pictures ready to be uploaded. I redirected to hotel bungalow. and made a note on the hotel bunglow page. A 19:00, 16 December 2011 (UTC)


nice job on taking the initiative on Freddie. I expanded the page a lot. Was about to ask you a source for this name, then realized I had provided it on another page!

The wiki is looking GREAT. The map is coming along REALLY fast now.

did a lot of work on Easter Eggs which I am sure you will appreciate. Less than a month until the second annual Mister Trouble Trivia Day! A 04:48, 17 December 2011 (UTC)

atta boy needed for this editor

54 edits already. he is going strong! A 08:35, 18 December 2011 (UTC)

jungle mugger locations

you have been busy. nice to see you editing so much.

Found the named locations of all the jungle muggers. Will add shortly. full list here: Mod:Developer Mode

temp pics

So can I just delete the pics when I get the new ones? I have stopped doing new pics, so I understand your eagneress to add soemthing. I will let you restore the existing bust .png when I start doing the pics again. the idea is i have a set name so when i upload I don't have to deal with changing things later. But again, I see how eager you are.

nice job on the new locations. make sure to add them into the locations template. I am working on the resort quests today. slogging through. realized I have no added many of the new quest names. doing that now. Nice job!19:15, 20 December 2011 (UTC)

nice job the pics look great. better than a red 250px. I just redid the counsel of despair help sign quest...

great job again!


you are kicking ass on edits! A 06:09, 21 December 2011 (UTC)

oh you rock

i was going to suggest naming the busts the same name, so when I upload, i wont have to rename, but you already have!

If you really like the idea of renaming the jungle, go ahead, I just wanted to make you aware of the google search results. A 16:04, 22 December 2011 (UTC)

RE: Lab
prison is worse. it is like the sewers. A 18:43, 22 December 2011 (UTC)

RE: Mahina's Lover‎

classic mister t trivia -- i love it! A 17:26, 23 December 2011 (UTC)

Dead island bikinis.jpg

funny. A 19:18, 23 December 2011 (UTC)

new moresby map

wow. check out star's map. A 19:57, 23 December 2011 (UTC)

for some reason your email link does not show up anymore...wanted to email you. A 19:58, 23 December 2011 (UTC)


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Click my email link, see if it works. Hopefully it is only my email with the problem. A 21:15, 23 December 2011 (UTC)

Hopefully it is just my email, on preferences screen it says:
E-mail confirmation: Your e-mail address is not yet authenticated. No e-mail will be sent for any of the following features.
A 21:16, 23 December 2011 (UTC)
email now works again, it was fortunatly just me for some reason. I just emailed you. talk to you in a couple of hours. A 21:18, 23 December 2011 (UTC)