MHWiki talk:Image Links

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Mice Images

It seems like the developers have lowered the resolution of the mice images from .png to .jpg, but I'd like someone else to confirm that just in case. Once that is confirmed, we'll need to decide if we want to switch all current .png images over the the lower resolution .jpg format. -- Grexx 16:27, 10 October 2009 (UTC)

Yes. I noticed it a while back that the mice images used to be in PNG, but now if you download them they are JPG. In my opinion, we should keep the best resolution available, so that if we have PNGs, keep them, but for any new mice we have to go with JPG. BTW, calling the issue "low resolution" is somewhat misleading. I thought it was referring to the actual size of the picture at first. -- Camomiletea 05:16, 11 October 2009 (UTC)
Well lower resolution does refer to a lower quality image (file size is smaller), and not to the image dimensions. The dimension is correct in most cases. I'm thinking what else to name it. It isn't exactly low quality, because I had to zoom in many times before the difference in quality became obvious, so I can see why the developers opted for the .jpg instead. I'll rename wrong size to wrong dimension to make it clearer, and I'll rename low res to '.jpg' and the best resolution will get a '.png' remark so we can see at a glance. -- Grexx 07:25, 11 October 2009 (UTC)
If you'd like to, you can tack-on the extensions to all the images that don't have them. It won't make a difference for where I'm hosting those; it's just by default they aren't included, I guess to keep the URLs short. -- Camomiletea 17:20, 13 October 2009 (UTC)

Traps standardization

Standardization of Trap images has previously been discussed at Talk:Traps#High_resolution_images. At the time, Revengeance proposed that

  • images should not contain any cheese,
  • weapons should be paired with Wooden base, and
  • bases should be paired with Tacky Glue Trap.

This was before the HitGrab Horsey was introduced though. Now it would be better to have the bases paired with Horsey and crop the image to remove the Horsey. -- Camomiletea 02:48, 13 October 2009 (UTC)

Oh, and just one more thing I wanted to bring up... I noticed that if you use Rumble cheese with Ambush trap, the setup up looks different than if you use a different cheese with Ambush or different trap with Rumble. The Rumble and the Master's Seal in the Ambush trap create a sparkle together that you don't see otherwise [1]. I wonder if in this special case we can make an exception and make both the standardized image (with no bait), and the one with Rumble... -- Camomiletea 02:57, 13 October 2009 (UTC)
I think it may be worth bringing this back to attention as many of the newer weapon images deviate from these guidelines. Removing cheese is easier now, and wooden base would be nice so that focus remains on the weapons themselves instead of the various bases. Also, are high resolution images no longer possible in v3? --Hyperchao 11:34, 18 September 2010 (UTC)
I haven't found a way to get the high-res images of the traps. The largest resolution I got was from saving to the Facebook album.
The other benefit of using a wooden base is the fact it's not limited edition, so that if a limited edition sign is in the picture, we know it's the weapon, and not the base. Whereas it's not as clear if someone has Polar or Magma base equipped or one of the other limited-edition bases.
Regarding my earlier comment on the Rumble - I was wrong. The sparkle is there, it's just hard to see with some of the traps. -- camomiletea 15:50, 18 September 2010 (UTC)
I took your advice and saved my weapon/bases into a Facebook album. I also found that Mystic Pawn Pincher does not contact the base, much like the Horseys, but does not leave a shadow. I suggest we use this as the new standard as well. I included my bases as such. I am missing older weapons and Spellbook but will add as I get new stuff. If someone else would like to save/crop/upload/update from this source that'd be great. I'm not sure how I feel about replacing pre-v3 images with these if they are lower resolution, though.
@Camomiletea If you are saying that Rumble has that extended sparkle with all weapons, not just the Ambush, then you may consider removing the trivia that I added to Ambush. I don't have any to verify with. --Hyperchao 22:25, 18 September 2010 (UTC)

Cheese images

The cheese shoppe in 3.0 doesn't have wedge images of cheese anymore; they only have the low quality version. should we just use those as the MH Server Link and salvage the old HQ versions if we can? Victor.Songtalk 04:56, 14 June 2010 (UTC)

Images In General

This page really needs some updating. I updated the bases, but haven't touched the others yet. I'm planning on updating the traps section after my exams end tomorrow, but the mice section might take some time to update since its quite long and I think a lot are missing... But before I actually get around to doing the rest, I want to know if there is really a point in updating this page before I spend more time on this page. -- S18067 talkcontr 16:52, 3 April 2012 (UTC)

This page is from the time when the devs did not allow to link directly to the images on the MH server. They have since said it was fine. We have a template {{MHdomain}} which should replace the first part of the image link ( or so that if they ever change server, it can be automatically updated everywhere.
This page still has value for the special image versions -- mice costumed for the events; and the high-res versions that are no longer available in the game (i.e. pre-Longtail/MH3). If it's a mouse that was released along with Longtail and later, that only has the lower-res image, it would be easy to fix broken links using MH server images... --camomiletea 04:11, 4 April 2012 (UTC)
Oh, I suppose if an image isn't readily accessible on MH, such as traps and mice (if you haven't caught it, it will display the shadow I think), then it's still useful to have these backups. -- camomiletea 04:25, 4 April 2012 (UTC)
Ok, so I'll update just the weapons section. -- S18067 talkcontr 04:30, 4 April 2012 (UTC)
I didn't realize the devs had (finally!) given us permission to direct link to the images on their server. Thanks for bringing that to my attention; it'll definitely make adding images easier in the future! —MearsMan talk 04:29, 5 April 2012 (UTC)
A backup base for large res images & 'originals' is for now being created at: This is a steady-slow process, trying to take in all the images that currently are (linked to) in the wiki. Also keeping up with newly added images as we go. Please notify when you run into anything that needs adding there 'asap'! --CNMiemuis 17:00, 26 February 2013 (UTC)
I also started something at as well. --Hyperchao 00:06, 27 February 2013 (UTC)