Help:CreateInfantryRPGWeaponArticle

This article is about creating a Foot, Jump, or Motorized Infantry weapon article on the Role Playing Game Scale. For creating a Foot, Jump, or Motorized Infantry weapon article on the BattleTech Scale, see Help:CreateInfantryWeaponArticle.
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To quickly create a canon weapon article that matches the format in use with other canon weapons on the RPG Scale:

1. Open the new article.

2. Paste the following code into the edit field:

{{InfoBoxRPGWeapon
| image = [[Image:*.***|250px]]
| name = ???
| Manufacturer = ???
| Weapon Class = [[:Category:Support Weapon]]
| Type = 
[[:Category:Light Weapon (Mele)|M]]
[[:Category:Light Weapon (Ballistic)|B]]
[[:Category:Light Weapon (Energy)|E]]
[[:Category:Light Weapon (eXplosive)|X]]
[[:Category:Medium Weapon (Mele)|M]]
[[:Category:Medium Weapon (Ballistic)|B]]
[[:Category:Medium Weapon (Energy)|E]]
[[:Category:Medium Weapon (eXplosive)|X]]
| Usage = 
[[:Category:Foot Infantry|Foot Infantry Portable]]
[[:Category:Motorized Infantry|Motorized Infantry]]
| Sub Name = ???
| Tech Base = 
[[Clan]]
[[Inner Sphere|IS]]
| Tech Rating = [[Technology Rating#A - F|?]]
| Age of War Availability = [[Availability Rating#A - F, X|?]]
| Succession Wars Availability = [[Availability Rating#A - F, X|?]]
| 3050+ Availability = [[Availability Rating#A - F, X|?]]
| Legality = [[Legality Rating#A - F|?]]
| Requirements = 
[[Crew]] ???[[Encumbering|E]]
| Year Avail = ??? 
| Skill = ???
| Damage Type = 
[[Damage Type#Mele|M]]
[[Damage Type#Ballistic|B]]
[[Damage Type#Energy|E]]
[[Damage Type#eXplosive|X]]
| Armor Penetration Rating = 
??? [[Classic BattleTech RPG/Stats#Armor Penetration|AP]] OR 
??? [[A Time of War/Stats#Armor Penetration|AP]]
| Damage Stat = 
??? [[Classic BattleTech RPG/Stats#d6|d6]] OR
??? [[A Time of War/Stats#BD|BD]]
| Shots Per Burst = ???
| Burst Modifier = ???
| Splash/Blast = ???
| Incendiary = ???
| Minimum-Meters = ???
| Short-Meters = ???
| Medium-Meters = ???
| Long-Meters = ???
| Extreme-Meters = ???
| Heat = n/a
| Damage = ???
| Minimum Range = ???
| Short Range = ???
| Medium Range = ???
| Long Range = ???
| Extreme Range = ???
| Mass (Unloaded) = ???
| Shots Per Reload = ???
| Shot Mass = ???
| Reload Mass = ???
| Bursts Per Reload = ???
| Power Pack Name = ???
| Power Pack Mass = ???
| Power per Pack = ???
| Power per Shot = ???
| Power per Burst = ???
| Shots per Pack = ???
| Weapon Cost (unloaded) = ???
| Reload Cost = ???
| BV (1.0) = ???
| Ammo BV (1.0) = ???
| BV (2.0) = ???
| Ammo BV (2.0) = ???
| Notes = ???
}}

==Description==

 
==Models==


==References==
</ref>

==Bibliography==
[[MechWarrior, Second Edition]]
[[MechWarrior Companion]]
[[MechWarrior, Third Edition]]
[[LosTech, The MechWarrior Equipment Guide]]
[[Classic BattleTech Companion]]
[[Combat Equipment]]
[[A Time of War]]


[[Category:Category:Infantry Weapons/RPG2e]]
[[Category:Category:Infantry Weapons/RPG3e]]
[[Category:Category:Infantry Weapons/RPG4e]]

3. Delete the fields from image line from the code if you do not have a corresponding picture.

4. Replace the '???' from the other lines with the correct data. Choose from the Pre-built options for things like Damage Type, etc.

5. Fill in the four sections (Descriptions, Models, References, Bibliography) to the best of your capability.

6. Click on the Show preview button and review your article for mistakes.

7. Write a brief memo in the Summary field.

8. Press the Save page button.

9. Bask in the pride of your article, with our thanks.