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This template defines the table "Games". View table.

Purpose

Each instance of this template describes an entry in The Legend of Zelda franchise (or a game related to the franchise).

Usage

This template is used to store centralized data at Data:Franchise.

<!--
-->{{Franchise/Store Game
 |code= 
 |article= 
 |shortName= 
 |logo= 
 |releaseDate= 
 |canonicity= 
 |type= 
 |link= 
 |display= 
 |graphics= 
 |family= 
 |remakeOf= 
 |supersededBy= 
}}
ParameterStatusDescriptionAccepted values
coderequiredA string that uniquely identifies the game. Usually an initialism of its subtitle.
articlerequiredThe wiki page for the game.
shortNamerequiredThe name for the game used in categories such as Category:Items in Link's Awakening (Nintendo Switch). Usually the game's subtitle, possibly with a parenthetical disambiguator.
logorequiredFilename for the game's logo. If no such logo is available, use the logo of the associated franchise, or the game's box art.
releaseDateoptionalThe date of the game's initial release in North America, in YYYY-MM-DD format. Leave blank for future games. If not released in North America, use the earliest release date of any region (most likely Japan).
canonicityoptionalThe title's canon status.
  • canon
  • ambiguous
  • non-canon
typeoptionalLeave blank for cross-overs and cameos. Used to group games on the Main Page.
  • main
  • remake
  • spin-off
linkoptionalWikitext used when linking the game in articles. By default, this is derived from page and shortName. Should be left blank unless the game's link is a special case (see examples).
displayoptionalWikitext used when mentioning the game in articles, sans link. By default, this is derived from shortName. Should be left blank unless the game's display text is a special case (see examples).
graphicsoptionalIndicates whether the game is 2D or 3D. Used by Module:File for image handling, among other things. For live-action games, put down "4D".
  • 2D
  • 3D
  • 4D
familyoptionalIdentifies the game as being part of a sub-group in the franchise. Leave blank for canon games. This is used to group certain games on the Main Page
remakeOfoptionalThe code of the game that this game is a remake of, if any.
supersededByoptionalThe name of the game that supersedes this one in terms of canon.

Examples

Input
{{Franchise/Store Game
 |code= LA
 |article= The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening
 |shortName= Link's Awakening
 |logo= File:LA English Logo 2.png
 |releaseDate= 1993-06-06
 |canonicity= canon
 |type= main
 |link= 
 |display= 
 |graphics= 2D
 |family= 
 |remakeOf= 
 |supersededBy= LANS
}}
{{Franchise/Store Game
 |code= LANS
 |article= The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (Nintendo Switch)
 |shortName= Link's Awakening (Nintendo Switch)
 |logo= File:LANS English Logo.png
 |releaseDate= 2019-09-20
 |canonicity= canon
 |type= remake
 |link= ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (Nintendo Switch)|Link's Awakening]]'' for Nintendo Switch.
 |display= ''Link's Awakening'' for Nintendo Switch
 |graphics= 3D
 |family= 
 |remakeOf= LA
 |supersededBy= 
}}
{{Franchise/Store Game
 |code= FPTRR
 |article= Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland
 |shortName= Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland
 |logo= File:TRRLogo.png
 |releaseDate= 2006-09-02
 |canonicity= ambiguous
 |type= spin-off
 |link= 
 |display= 
 |graphics= 2D
 |family= Tingle
 |remakeOf= 
 |supersededBy= 
}}
{{Franchise/Store Game
 |code= Skyrim
 |article= The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
 |shortName= Skyrim
 |logo= File:Skyrim Logo.png
 |releaseDate= 2017-11-17
 |canonicity= non-canon
 |type= 
 |link= 
 |display= 
 |graphics= 3D
 |family= 
 |remakeOf= 
 |supersededBy= 
}}

Each instance of this template describes an entry in ''The Legend of Zelda'' franchise (or a game related to the franchise).

Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
codecode

A string that uniquely identifies the game. Usually an initialism of its subtitle.

Stringrequired
articlearticle

The wiki page for the game.

Pagerequired
shortNameshortName

The name for the game used in categories such as [[:Category:Items in Link's Awakening (Nintendo Switch)]]. Usually the game's subtitle, possibly with a parenthetical disambiguator.

Stringrequired
logologo

Filename for the game's logo. If no such logo is available, use the logo of the associated franchise, or the game's box art.

Filerequired
releaseDatereleaseDate

The date of the game's initial release in North America, in YYYY-MM-DD format. Leave blank for future games. If not released in North America, use the earliest release date of any region (most likely Japan).

Dateoptional
canonicitycanonicity

The title's [[Guidelines:Canon|canon status]].

Stringoptional
typetype

Leave blank for cross-overs and cameos. Used to group games on the [[Main Page]].

Stringoptional
linklink

Wikitext used when linking the game in articles. By default, this is derived from <code>page</code> and <code>shortName</code>. Should be left blank unless the game's link is a special case (see examples).

Contentoptional
displaydisplay

Wikitext used when mentioning the game in articles, sans link. By default, this is derived from <code>shortName</code>. Should be left blank unless the game's display text is a special case (see examples).

Contentoptional
graphicsgraphics

Indicates whether the game is 2D or 3D. Used by [[Module:File]] for image handling, among other things. For live-action games, put down "4D".

Stringoptional
familyfamily

Identifies the game as being part of a sub-group in the franchise. Leave blank for canon games. This is used to group certain games on the [[Main Page]]

Stringoptional
remakeOfremakeOf

The code of the game that this game is a remake of, if any.

Stringoptional
supersededBysupersededBy

The name of the game that supersedes this one in terms of [[Guidelines:Canon|canon]].

Stringoptional
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