Forum:List of guns article?

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So after reading the list of swords article, I looked over at the characters and Smash and had a thought: Is there enough to warrant a list of guns article? Here's a list of the ones I'm talking about:

  • Fox/Falco/Wolf's blasters
  • Captain Falcon's gun that he never uses
  • Samus and Mii Gunner's arm cannons
  • The Ray Gun
  • The Super Scope
  • Maybe Steel Diver
  • Maybe Duck Hunt's Hogan's Alley move and the hunter's target cursors
  • Snakes weapons, specifically his forward smash, forward special, and Final Smash
  • Mega Man's arm gun
  • Saki Amamiya's gun
  • Infantry and Tanks' guns
  • Ray MK III's
  • Dark Samus' arm cannon
  • Diddy's Peanut Popgun
  • Potentially the Dark Pit Staff
  • Possibly Daybreak

There are potentially more, but these are among the ones I have found. Thoughts, anyone? Disaster Flare Disaster Flare signature image.png (talk) 22:20, 30 November 2015 (EST)

The only reason I made the "List of swords" page was because people kept trying to make elaborate history sections for swordfighters' swords which weren't needed (e.g. Marth doesn't need a whole elaborate section on Falchion's backstory). I'm not sure how needed this is for other types of weapons, although I'm open to hearing what people have to say. Miles (talk) 22:26, 30 November 2015 (EST)
Yes, my main concern is the fact that there may not necessarily be enough to warrant this, but I think we can make elaborate history sections for them if we go down that route. Disaster Flare Disaster Flare signature image.png (talk) 22:29, 30 November 2015 (EST)
I am not opposed to having the page, but I do think discussion should take place first. So good on you. Serpent SKSig.png King 22:29, 30 November 2015 (EST)

For the record: We used to maintain individual articles for each sword, because the Master Sword had its own trophy in SSBM and people used that as a springboard to say all the other named swords deserved pages. Eventually we decided that was a dumb idea and merged all such pages into the character pages (and now apparently into a page of its own). The key here in my opinion is that the swords are (mostly?) all named weapons, many of which are a major element of a character's/game's mythos, whereas most of the guns are just guns (as evidenced by pretty much everything in your suggested list being of the form "X's gun"). Therefore, I don't think a list of guns page would be very informational. Toomai Glittershine ??? The Spectrum 00:33, 1 December 2015 (EST)

Fair enough. I had my doubts it would pass as an article, but I felt it was a good idea to run it by anyway just in case. Disaster Flare Disaster Flare signature image.png (talk) 00:35, 1 December 2015 (EST)
On the subject though, do we have a mention about Falcon's gun in a trivia section somewhere? Because we should. Serpent SKSig.png King 00:44, 1 December 2015 (EST)
Here. Disaster Flare Disaster Flare signature image.png (talk) 00:47, 1 December 2015 (EST)