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COMPLETE - Request for inclusion (07/24/2020)[edit source]

Okay, here we go.

1) a headquarters page is present in the wiki

2) a minimum of five star system pages, created and edited by the company, are present in the wiki

  • There are 6 T&T bases in 6 different Systems if I count the HQ system, and even though I admit to not having finished the individual planetary pages yet, all system pages are done.

3) the company's founder is involved only with the new company (basically one company or civ to a customer)

  • I confirm : I have only 1 Account and am not affiliated with any other Civ or Corp

4) an official request for inclusion from the founder is present on the Discussion page

  • done

I also want to say thank you for the advice and help I recieved. And to apologise (again) for my bad habit of posting a thousand micro-edits ;-) Greetings, Rob aka FynnMcScrap --Lordflinx (talk) 20:04, 24 July 2020 (UTC)

Pages reviewed and updated as needed. Please review the changes made to your star system pages for future systems reference. Welcome to an official company as listed in the NMS Wiki! Ddfairchild (talk) 20:30, 24 July 2020 (UTC)
The map has been adjusted accordingly. Welcome! Artifexity (talk) 11:54, 25 July 2020 (UTC)
Thank you :) --Lordflinx (talk) 12:08, 25 July 2020 (UTC)

Request to add company (06/20/2020)[edit source]

Goose Trading Co. is ready to be Listed as a company. I have met the requirements needed to be listed and have my page ready. User: Social goose Central Time (CT)

I've reviewed your embassy page and made several modifications as needed. Not sure about the Headquarters being listed as "Goose" - this should be the name of the planet or moon where your headerquarters are located. Also, here are the four requirements as listed on the company page. It looks like 1, 3, and 4 are complete. However, I haven't been able to find the five star pages on the wiki. Have those been completed?
  1. a headquarters page is present in the wiki
  2. a minimum of five star system pages, created and edited by the company, are present in the wiki
  3. the company's founder is involved only with the new company (basically one company or civ to a customer)
  4. an official request for inclusion from the founder is present on the Discussion page
Once the pages are there and in good order, let me know and we can revisit your request. Thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 04:19, 21 June 2020 (UTC)

Ok I got the 5 star system pages done, just scroll down to the bottom and you'll see it. I also modified the specialization, changed the headquarters so it said the planet it was on, I also added the company category and the services. My company is ready to be listed. and thanks for the feedback. Social_goose 14:59 (2:59) Central Time (CT)

Changes to the embassy page look good, but item 2 specifies five star pages in the wiki, not just a listing on your embassy page. For example, check out the embassy page for Red Giant Industries#Star Systems; you'll see they have references to five specific pages they've created. I turned the five star names on your page into links - these will need to show as green links (i.e. that the page is actually there and that it is in good order). Thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 03:25, 22 June 2020 (UTC)
Good to see you're getting started on your star pages. Once you have actual data filled in on the pages, lemme know and I'll review. If you have any questions about how to fill something out, feel free to shoot me a question. Thanks! Ddfairchild (talk)

COMPLETE - Planning to expand the Black Star buisinesses (06/05/2020)[edit source]

Good morning/evening/night, i am the founder of the BSO Botanical Society. Since the Black Star Order is currently under a lore renewal project, i thought of re-branding the BSO Botanical Society as well, making it incorporated in a new super-company that should control almost every kind of buisiness in the Order's territories: it should be called Rerkungan Incorporated and it would offer different services, from minerary to indutrial products, adding also mass consumpition products like shows, food and technology. The Rerkungan Incorporated would work exactly as the BSO Botanical Society works, being a Limited Partnership company controlled by the Black Star Order. Now, with the creation of the Rerk Inc, the BSO BS would be absorbed into the new company, becoming a subsidiary branch of the Rerk Inc. I was wondering if something like this would be possible, and also if it would be possible to use the same star systems discovered by the BSO BS for the new company, to be fully recognized as active company, or if i should add five new more. Thank you for your time and have a nice day! Juseppe001 (talk) 15:56, 05 June 2020 (UTC)

At first glance, it sounds a bit like trying to have multiple companies under the same owner/editor which we obviously try to avoid. It's ok to have both a civ and a company if the company is a limited partnership as you mentioned. But having a company be a limited partnership of one company which is a limited partnership of a civ appears to be stretching it. Am I missing something --Ddfairchild (talk) 19:45, 5 June 2020 (UTC)
Hello, i want to specify that with the creation of the Rerkungan Inc, the BSO BS would not remain a company anymore, it would become a reasearch branch of the Rerc Inc. The new company will work like the Trailblazer Corporation, a geneal company which provides multiple services through multiple specialized branches. This way i will still own only a company, the Rerk Inc with ts branches. I understand that this project could sound a bit like trying to stem the rules to you, so if you think that it should not work, then i will not insist to make it real. Juseppe001 (talk) 08:47, 06 June 2020 (UTC)
You can use the new General infobox on the subsidiary pages. Ddfairchild (talk) 18:04, 27 July 2020 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Request for Inclusion (May 29, 2020)[edit source]

The PanGalactic StarCabs is ready to be listed as a company. I believe I have met the requirements needed. I do need to add planets and pictures, want to know if I am on the right trackDdbertles (talk) 01:30, 30 May 2020 (UTC)

Hello Ddbertles, I added PanGalactic StarCabs to the map. As soon as your company is officially recognized, I will adjust the coloring accordingly. Artifexity (talk) 07:27, 30 May 2020 (UTC)
I've reviewed your embassy and star pages, and they look good. Check the history logs, though, for future reference; there were a couple of similar changes I made to each page that you can follow on future entries. One thing I would like you to add is a picture for the infobox for each of the star systems. Once those are in place, lemme know and we'll give you an official Company approval. Thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 04:48, 31 May 2020 (UTC)

I have added pictures to the infoboxes of the 5-star system pages as requested. additionally I have reviewed the history logs, thank you for the assistance. I will continue to add pictures of the planets and pages for the planets and bases as time and data permits, again Thank You Ddbertles (talk) 17:26, 31 May 2020 (UTC)

Your company has been officially added to the Companies page - welcome! Ddfairchild (talk) 05:37, 2 June 2020 (UTC)
PanGalactic StarCabs has been added to the civilized space map and the colors on the company map have been adjusted accordingly. Artifexity (talk) 08:34, 2 June 2020 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Request to add company (April 19, 2020)[edit source]

The Galactic Expedition Agency is ready to be listed as a company. I believe I've met the requirements needed --Nojuanlikeme (talk) 02:30, 19 April 2020 (UTC)

Quick question - which galaxy is the GEA located in? Your headquarters are listed as Eissentam, but the star systems are all in Euclid? Thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 03:59, 19 April 2020 (UTC)

It's located in Eissentam, we've discovered systems in both galaxies, but majority of the systems we had full info on are in Euclid. Sorry for any confusion as were still gathering info on the current systems in Eissentam--Nojuanlikeme (talk) 04:13, 19 April 2020 (UTC)

OK, sounds good. I have reviewed your HQ and star pages, and they are now in good order. I did make some changes to the star pages, please review theses changes for future reference when you add new explorations. One thing I would like you to add for each of the star and planet pages, and that is an image in the infobox of the system or planet. Having visuals is always a good thing - once those are there give us a holler and we'll mark you as an official company. Thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 04:22, 19 April 2020 (UTC)

The images should all be assigned to their respective star systems and planets--Nojuanlikeme (talk) 06:52, 19 April 2020 (UTC)

Pics look good. One other thing let me mention. If you reviewed the changes I made to your star pages, you may have noticed that I had removed the links for some of the resources in the planets table. Copper is a good example. As a general rule, once Page A links to Page B, future references to Page B are not linked, but just shown in plain text. Otherwise, pages can have duplicated links all over the place. (again, especially copper)
I've updated several of the pages for you again, but will leave you with Nogarbinz and Avaritia for practice. So if you would, go back and remove the duplicated resource links from those two pages - thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 16:20, 19 April 2020 (UTC)

I see what you were referring to now, apologize for any confusion on my part. I've removed the duplicated resources--Nojuanlikeme (talk) 16:34, 19 April 2020 (UTC)

OK, have officially added your company to the Companies page, welcome to the Corporate Universe! Ddfairchild (talk) 16:38, 19 April 2020 (UTC)

Company Branch (April 10, 2020)[edit source]

I would like to further define what a Company Branch is and I am curious what everyone thinks? I propose to have some edited-form of this definition created for the term company branch or maybe spelled Company Branch. Feedback is welcome, I envision this being added to the main page as a section allowing for a place I can link the phrase 'company branch' too on my Branch pages.

  • Company Branch: (as defined in terms relating to No Man's Sky): a fully functional company which is owned completely by the parent company. No branch can function on its own without the existence of the parent company. The branch is controlled by employees of the parent company. A Board of directors would also be in control of the parent company and all branches (subsidiaries). This is not a whole entity, it is not an entity that could break off on its own. Even if branch documentation is large in size, it still requires its parent company to be whole. In terms of the Federation a branch could not become its own member as all employees of said branch would, by definition, be employed by a parent company who can already be represented.

Intothedoor (talk) 21:18, 10 April 2020 (UTC)

I believe that "subsidiary" is a better word here than "branch". Ddfairchild (talk) 21:25, 10 April 2020 (UTC)
If we adopt this definition (any definition) I think to cover all bases we may want to use company branch and subsidiary interchangeably. Real world use may be a little different but for our game I think its better to paint with a broad stroke. Intothedoor (talk) 20:09, 12 April 2020 (UTC)
If I may quote wikipedia: A 'branch office is an outlet of a company or, more generally, an organization that – unlike a subsidiary – does not constitute a separate legal entity, while being physically separated from the organization's main office.
There really is a difference between the two. A branch is what Galaxy Donuts has scattered around the universe. A subsidiary is what the Trailblazer Corporation firm has, and what your defensive sideline would be.Ddfairchild (talk) 03:41, 19 April 2020 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Statement on the UCA (April 7, 2020)[edit source]

The UCA as of today is officially INACTIVE. Many of our members haven't been active for some time and few have left to pursue other goals(best of luck to them). I myself with MegaCorp doesn't have much time anymore to expand on my company. Given the chaotic nature in the world and the uptick in "troll accounts" the UCA is closing its doors until such a time seems safer. The UCA isn't disbanding, we'll be doing a hard relaunch when we're ready. Thank you everyone, stay safe and stay healthy. - The Godfather

COMPLETE - Request for Inclusion (March 26, 2020)[edit source]

Could the Maya Technology Corporation be added to the Companies list? I think we meet the requirements now. Maya tech corp (talk) 15:27, 26 March 2020 (UTC)

Have reviewed your pages, your HQ page looks good. Have two requests for your star pages. First, turn the resources listed in the planet tables into links. Second, for the space station modules, also turn these into links and use bullet points for them. I made these changes to your Ewares page so you can have an example to look at. Once those are done, we'll add you to the Company list. Thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 16:01, 26 March 2020 (UTC)
Done. Maya tech corp (talk) 16:36, 26 March 2020 (UTC)
As for the modules, sorry I didn't explain well enough. What the links need to be are for the MODULES, not the item they are upgrades for. For example link to Scatter Blaster Module, not Scatter Blaster. After all, it's the modules you are selling, not the original equipment <grin>. If you save a page and see that any of the module links are red, make sure you are linking to an actual page. I'm pretty sure all the pages will be in the wiki that you have references to. Thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 16:54, 26 March 2020 (UTC)
Is it good now? Hope I did it right. Maya tech corp (talk) 18:17, 26 March 2020 (UTC)
Yep, looks great! Have added you to the Company page, welcome to the NMS Corporate world <g> Ddfairchild (talk) 18:53, 26 March 2020 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Request for Inclusion (March 23, 2020)[edit source]

Hello everybody,

This is Edvintage of The Qitanian Empire, asking to have my company, the Dapper Diplo Dough Depot officially added to the NMS ingame companies. The DDDD main page should include all information needed (also a list of five claimed star systems). Feel free to contact me any time if you have any questions or demands.

Thanks in advance!

OK, your Headquarters page looks good. Checked your five star pages, and would like you to make the following changes - lemme know if they aren't clear:
  • Alias names: For the Current alias name, the platform should be PS4 only
  • Alias names: If you aren't using the "Other" row, you can delete it
  • Navigator: if you aren't going to have a nav, (and it looks like you won't), you can remove the line. Leave the header in place, just remove the line after it.
  • Categories: Update the Star System Name category to be the name of the actual star, and create the related category page.

Once those changes are made, I'm guessing you'll be good to go. Thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 17:24, 23 March 2020 (UTC)

OK, company has been added to the Company page - welcome, new business! Ddfairchild (talk) 19:10, 23 March 2020 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Request for Inclusion (March 22, 2020)[edit source]

Hello, I'm C-los91 and im the owner of the business Red Giant Industries. I would like me business to be added top the company list please. I believe my company complies with all the prerequisites.

Have reviewed your Embassy and star pages, and they look good. I have one question and one request. One of the stars appears to be of a version prior to Living Ship. Has it been visited lately to make sure the page is updated per Living Ship? And the request - if possible, please add a picture to the infobox for these star systems. The best type of pic for this would be a screenshot that shows all of the planets and their names (see Qitand-Zat (PC) as an example), but a galaxy picture of the system would also be acceptable. Once those pics have been added, we'll give you the official stamp of approval. Thanks! !!!!

Hello! Yes, the older system is visited frequently and it's all in order. I have added the images to the 5 star systems. Please let me know if you require any more info. Thanks!

Pages reviewed, all looks up to snuff. Welcome to Corporate Space! Ddfairchild (talk) 05:10, 24 March 2020 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Inclusion of new company type for the Company Categories Page[edit source]

How does everyone feel about adding a new company type to the Company Categories page — Corporation/Incorporated Company? These are companies that hold no accountability for actions of the owner(s) and vice versa. I think you get the point. Winter naut (talk) 01:36, 13 March 2020 (UTC)

I think we'll pass on this for now. Thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 21:20, 25 March 2020 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Official Request for inclusion GrabNGoHotStop[edit source]

I have never made a wiki but I assume this is where I ask to have a company? My concept is called GrabN'Go HotStop it's a Strip club, Strip mall, Strip Mine, Drag strip, landing strip and NipNip Emporium. Locations coming soon to 3 galaxies one Xbone Surv and Perma D(obviously a lesser degree on Perma as I keep dying RIP) It consists of mandatory base features listed here: At least one landing strip, A portal, Refiners, A TradeBot, and after that it varies between diff options based on location. like resource silos with various resources which will be listed in the base name(hence the GrabN'Go), Race tracks and location applicable Exocraft, Farms and they will be place NEAR various existing HUBs/POI for ease of access. Steelfly000 (talk) 04:18, 3 March 2020 (UTC)

If you check the Company page, you will see there is a list of requirements there that will need to be fulfilled. I will included them again here for convenience:
In order to be recognised as a company, the following requirements must be met:
1) a headquarters page is present in the wiki
2) a minimum of five star system pages, created and edited by the company, are present in the wiki
3) the company's founder is involved only with the new company (basically one company or civ to a customer)
4) an official request for inclusion from the founder is present on the Discussion page
This will give you a list to start on. Once you feel you've completed these steps, come back to this talk page and let us know. Thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 04:27, 3 March 2020 (UTC)

So I put my HQ info here for review than? I'm sorry, as I said previously this is new to me lol Steelfly000 (talk) 11:13, 3 March 2020 (UTC)

The easiest way to create a new page in the wiki is to follow these steps:
1) in the search bar, type in the name of your company as you want it to appear on the wiki
2) when you search for it, you won't find it, but you will see a message saying "Create the page XXX on the wiki" and the XXX should be the name you want.
3) click on that red link, then select the blue Company link from the resulting page.
4) this will create a preformatted company page for you, just fill in the information you have about your company in the right spots.
5) if you don't have any information for a section, just don't enter anything there
6) when you're done, save the page, and that will create your HQ page (which is option 1 above)

You'll need to do the same type of thing for the five star pages, you'll just want to select the blue Star System link instead.

Thanks!Ddfairchild (talk) 17:27, 3 March 2020 (UTC)

Considering this request completed due to lack of response. Ddfairchild (talk) 18:06, 27 July 2020 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Official Request 02/26/2020[edit source]

Hi everyone, the Black Star Order founded its first non-profit company: the BSO Botanical Society. Can it be added to the companies map? Thank you for your help and have a nice day!

Who will be managing the Botanical Society and keeping the wiki updated? As a non-profit, it has to be someone different than the person running Black Star Order to avoid conflict of interests. If you are willing to change the type from non-profit to limited partnership (Lps), then it can be the same person. Then it's stated up front that there is a link between the two. However, if the BSO wants to start a second company, that one WILL need to be run by someone else. Thoughts? Ddfairchild (talk) 20:02, 26 February 2020 (UTC)
I have added the BSO Botanical Society to the map. I classified the company as LPs and NpC until Dfairchild's questions were answered. Furthermore, I classified BSO Botanical Society as UC (Under construction) because no additional 5 star systems have been documented yet. --Artifexity (talk) 20:53, 26 February 2020 (UTC)

Hello, first of all I would like to apologize to the main admins of the site for never having answered their questions. A month has passed since the BSO Botanical Society was founded and I have never given you the explanations you asked for. I know that probably doing it just now will seem silly to you, but I really want to apologize, i noticed your replies to my inclusion request only now. The Society will be curated only by me as founder, I added the five systems necessary for the recognition and I changed the company category from NpC to LP. I don't plan to create more companies in the future. Again, I apologize for not paying attention to your questions. Pacem, Juseppe001.

Hey, no problem in the least! We only have time to do what we have time to do, and we appreciate your contribs. I enjoy reading the notes on the Botanical Society's page. Have reviewed your pages and they look good. The only thing I'd suggest is that you add a picture of each planet to the infobox, but that's your call. I have approved, and will add your company to the official list. Welcome to the corporate world! !!!!

COMPLETE - Company Requirement Inquiry 01/26/20[edit source]

Hello again. Sorry to continually make requests. I had both some questions and wanted to propose some ideas (if I may). First, I was wondering what constitutes a star system documented and edified by the company. Since many companies operate within the established borders of civilizations, should star systems, like Qitand-Tus which is both the capital of The Qitanian Empire and headquarters of Red Giant Industries, be listed on both pages? And would that count toward the 5 documented systems? I also was hoping to propose an amendment (although I am not sure that can be done, or it is my place to do so. If not just ignore this). It seems that many services are offered at the behest of civilizations. For instance, the Galactic Hub’s undocumented HUber or the Qitanian resource farms (recently documented as Dapper Diplo Dough Depot). I know there has been conversation before regarding the fact that each person be limited to one civilization or one company. I was wondering if it would be appropriate to amend that rule, allowing for civilizations (which meet the civilization requirments, 5 documented systems, etc) to own only one company, which operates inside of their civilizations space. Anyhow, thanks for your time and sorry for the bother! Carter Brentwood(talk 17:37, 26 January 2020 (EST)

No problem. A civilization that has founded a company should have documented at least 10 star systems. I personally don't believe in softening this rule. There are already enough civilized fake zones. A minimum of work and initiative should be shown to be recognized. I personally take a positive view of the possibility that a civilization and a company can be managed by the same founder. Then I could reactivate the Oxalis Hotel Chain :) --Artifexity (talk) 12:12, 28 January 2020 (UTC)
I have a perspective on this that I thought I would share: I think in the end the question becomes 'what is the intention of the owner/operator of said business?' I think specifically a single person or group pf people can't discover/document 10 systems and make both a Company and Civilization out of it but for example 'Galaxy Donuts' which is operated out of the GHUB by a GUHB citizen could become a fully fledged Company with Federation membership because that business owner is not apart of the GHUB leadership AND has documented all their own stuff for the purpose of THEIR Donut shop. It becomes about substance, I see these poorly created wiki pages throughout the GP wiki history and just shake my head, we are documenting to add to the breath of information available for NMS players and yes imagination is a part of this but there needs to be some base of real in-game info for it to be meaningful. Now, I am not commenting on Mr. Brentwoods creations, I am proud to be a company alongside the Trailblazer Firm; this is a broad general feeling I have on the subject. We do need to remember history tho, we had a Business-centric group created by the several user names used by The Godfather/Tempest, and tho the idea wasn't all that bad the follow thru didn't work. I think and will probably always think a better approach is to expand the alliances we have instead of trying to build another one formed together out of businesses which are weakly built and documented, of courser this is only my opinion. I 100% support the formation of Mr. Brentwoods Alliance but I feel it would be better served, vetted, documented and applauded by the populous in general if it stayed as department within the Federation which was the original idea going back to Atlas Rises. Of course I always want to see the Federation strengthened with more groups and people belonging... Sorry this is a little long Intothedoor (talk) 22:26, 29 January 2020 (UTC)
Some background on the "one-to-a-customer" limitation that we try to adhere to. And of course, originally there were only civs, as companies came later.
1) We had a variety of editors who created multiple civs in an attempt to gain a larger voting block in the Federation, wiki decisions, etc. It became obvious after awhile that there were sham civs, or at least ones that were very poorly supported and documented.
2) the Delta quadrant was a hotbed of this, with many civs creating pages and then trying to claim that they were "the HUB" for that quadrant, despite their limited presence and membership
3) maintaining documentation on the wiki for a civ/company (i.e the exploration being done, bases being built, etc) is not a simple task. You can tell by looking at most of the civs we have documented on the wiki that once the embassy page is created, that's basically the end of it. And even for those who do document the "five systems", there are plenty of cases where the only thing filled out on the system page is the infobox. With this being the case, expecting good documentation for both a civ AND a company owned by the same editor becomes even less likely.
4) when companies came along, we quickly had attempts to create companies to go along with existing civs, not so much as the fact that it was a valid company but again, to gain extra weight
Having said this, we have eased the restrictions a bit by opening up the ability to have a company type of LPs. The wiki describes this as a company with one or more general partners and a limited partner such as a civilization. EXAMPLE - Oxalis Hotel Chain. It's fairly easy to determine if an LPs company is valid or not, simply by the amount of content they add and maintain. Oxalis is run by a known and efficient editor, and there's no question that it's a valid company. They Eyfert Khannate is looking at opening up the Red Egion Motel Chain, as it better describes a series of similar bases he is building across seven different systems instead of just treating them as bases.
In short, it is always better to have one to a customer as it eliminates a lot of questions. But there are cases where it does make sense to allow a related company and civ, and I trust that we are open-minded enough to recognize those situations. As far as the question as to "can I reuse systems?" my take would be this. I don't have a problem with a star system being part of both, as that will likely happen, just as it would in real life. However, I believe that both the civ AND the company should each have at least five systems that are unique. That shows the dedication to founding and documenting that should be required for either a civ or a company. Ddfairchild (talk) 20:22, 31 January 2020 (UTC)
Thank you all for your consideration. I think that is fair to document the five unique systems for each company and civilization. I plan to have each of the company executive creates accounts and am trying to teach them how to use the wiki (some have started somewhat). It’s just been kind of a complicated process. Once we get that sorted, everyone will get their five unique systems (fleshed out - - to good standard). As for joining the Federation, that would probably require talks on both sides, GCT Reps and Federation Ambassadors. I have much respect for all of the Federation civs and companies, and hope to have a close working relationship given the bonds we’ve formed. To join the Federation as a department, I feel we would have to make sure that it would be a good fit and that we all have a shared vision. I can’t attest to the plans in Atlas Rises, unfortunately I wasn’t around (although I did join the UCA briefly it that’s it). Hopefully we’ll be talking again soon, and thank you both for the clarifications. Carter Brentwood(talk 23:25, 5 February 2020 (EST)

COMPLETE - A Question About Alliances 01/25/20[edit source]

Hello friends! The No Man's Sky community has been lacking for companies recently (atleast in my experience). I have started an alliance of businesses known as the Galactic Corporate Trust. Our organization is working with (although not in any way sponsored by) several prominent civilizations (like the Galactic Hub, Qitanian Empire, and others). I am currently in the process of recruiting (and helping players create) businesses to join the GCT. I was wondering what the requirements would be to have this group added as an official wiki alliance. If this can not be done, I understand, but I am happy to work to fulfill any conditions set if that is a possibility. I would also like to add that this is still a work in progress and so all of this conversation is preliminary, to prepare for the event that we could be added. Once again, thank you so much for your time and consideration. Carter Brentwood(talk 14:08, 25 January 2020 (EST)

Once a group reaches a minimum membership of five individual companies, they may apply for recognition as an official corporation. Good luck with your endeavor. --Artifexity (talk) 15:14, 26 January 2020 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Request to Add Company, Trailblazer Corporation 01/21/20[edit source]

Hello. I recently have renovated the Trailblazer Corporation page and was hoping to have it renewed as an official company. I'd also like to note the the Celestial News Network is a Branch Subsidiary of TrailCorp. Thank you and if any problems arise please let me know! Thank you for your time and consideration. Carter Brentwood(talk 15:46, 21 January 2020 (EST)

I've added the TC to a Limited Partnership section on the company page, which is how the Trailblazer Firm was listed on the Visions page. Are the star systems that were part of the Firm now part of the Corporation? If so, I'd suggest you revisit them in-game and then update the relevant pages in the wiki. Most of the pages are going to be tagged with "Firm" and so updates are needed as appropriate. Thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 20:57, 21 January 2020 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Request to add company 01/10/20[edit source]

No idea how to add wiki pages plz help Steelfly000 (talk) 11:21, 10 January 2020 (UTC)

Welcome to the wiki - best of luck to your new company! As far as instructions go, if you look down a couple of sections, find the header marked "Adding companies 9/24/19". Give those instructions a follow and it should help you create the initial pages. Once you have some initial pages out there, then we can help you further with specific questions. Thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 14:44, 10 January 2020 (UTC)

COMPLETE - New Companies Page 12/10/19[edit source]

Thank you admins for creating our Companies Page! As you know the Corporate Alliance is hard at work trying to bring together 5 companies together and help bring a player based economy. Also of small note, the Inter-Galactic Banking Association is a branch of the Aviszar Cartel. The Godfather (talk) 08:38, 10 December 2018 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Request to add new company 10/14/19[edit source]

I've recorded our new star systems that have been discovered by my organization and made a wiki page for it: First Intergalactic Empire. Also, I am kind of a newbie in this whole wiki editing process! Grandadmiralvile (talk) 15:31, 14 October 2019 (UTC)

OK, I'll give them a review. I left a message on your user profile page about some items that you can address for starters. Once those are done, lemme know and we'll review again. Thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 16:01, 14 October 2019 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Adding companies 9/24/19[edit source]

I've put together a large number of resource bases that I'm wanting to introduce as a company. I have all the things listed under "requirements", but I have no idea how to.begin adding it here.

I'd appreciate help or links to resources that can guide me through the process of doing this because I don't really know where to begin. Vanyelmage (talk) 03:20, 25 September 2019 (UTC)

Well, my first suggestion would be to look at some of the other company pages in the wiki to see what other editors have created. Not that you have to follow them exactly, but it will give you an idea of a general format. Once you've reviewed, then you can follow these steps:
1) in the search bar, enter the name of your Company and search for it. You are, obviously, unlikely to find it <g>
2) You will see the phrase Create the page "xxx" on this wiki!, with the name of your company in red
3) click on the red link, then pick Company from the resulting list of blue links
4) this will open up a new page with our standard company boilerplate and some instructions.
5) go through the page and enter all the information you have in the relevant areas. You may not have info for all the areas, and that's OK. But don't delete the section headers - they are there for future reference.
6) when done, save the page
7) As for bases, follow the same basic instructions above, just pick Base instead of Company
8) once you are satisfied that you have all the information entered for the requirements, drop a note back out here and ask for a review.

Hope this helps! Ddfairchild (talk) 03:36, 25 September 2019 (UTC)

COMPLETE - The map has been updated to Beyond 9/9/19[edit source]

All companies, that have not updated their Embassy page to Beyond, have been removed from the map. --Artifexity (talk) 10:48, 9 September 2019 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Gek Trading federation company request 8/8/19[edit source]

Hi, can someone add the Gek Trading federation to the map? we are still documenting systems but will be finished soon.

Please review the requirements for adding a Company to the company page. Also check the notes before dated 7/17/19 for further clarification. Once the requirements have been met, let us know and we'll review. Thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 21:59, 8 August 2019 (UTC)
the civilization has now met the requirements. Please add it the map. thanks
The Gek Trading Federation was added to the Companies map. --Artifexity (talk) 09:16, 9 August 2019 (UTC)
I have reviewed your pages and made modifications as necessary (mainly the Alias names section and using the proper categories). Please review these changes so they can be part of your future star pages (I'm assuming there will be more <g>) I also reviewed and updated your embassy page a bit. Having said that, I have added your company to the Company page. Our cartographer will add it to the map. Welcome Ddfairchild (talk) 03:05, 9 August 2019 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Request for new company 28/07/19[edit source]

So it turns out as a so called 'expert' I've been asked to join a partnership in the creation of a new company. This is a collective, one I'm not too interested in but alas I find myself crawling back due to request from friends. Believe me this wouldn't have been my idea after last time. And since I have the save data and wiki account it's of course my job to do both those things. But i'm by no means the primary user here. Ownership is under my name however...I suppose. Well since I'm involved I might as well put my input in so I decided the company is a collection of all my other stuff, saves me valuable time having to discover yet another five planets etc etc. Well I hope I can merge the other systems discovered with this as this company is the merger with the other companies/civs I made. Hey I need to be recognized as the creative genius somehow right? Either way I hope you can help, well the others out, and put this one on the map under the spot of lets say LEVIATHAN and take that one off the map since it's still on there for some reason. Thank you for your time. BaileyJack 21:37, a lovely sunday night in the UK

Hi BaileyJack, since LEVIATHAN is already recognized as a Company, it would be just an exchange. That's right. However, on the page of LEVIATHAN, a note must be made that this page is no longer to be classified as a current Company. Since StormchaserCAI has already introduced to me on Reddit, there should be no problems with the owner rule. I will soon adapt the map. For the recognition of RAIN as a Company, I would like to wait for Ddfaichilds assessments. Thanks for the request. Welcome back! --Artifexity (talk) 14:10, 29 July 2019 (UTC)
Good to speak again. I've added the note onto LEVIATHAN. Hopefully the request is complete then hopefully can get it into the Federation next. Thanks for your help! BaileyJack 17:34, 29/07/19
As long as all of the old companies are either marked that they are no longer in business (or have been merged into the new company), that should be fine. Ddfairchild (talk) 03:40, 31 July 2019 (UTC)
I've updated everything that needs to be updated (hopefully). Thanks for the help. BaileyJack 22:00, 31/07/19
Totally forgot to mention RAIN has moved spots to the Acrumikil Cluster, (coordinates should be on that page and if not use Larden). Basically the center of the galaxy. Thanks. BaileyJack 20:16, 26/08/19

COMPLETE - Request to add Company 07/23/19[edit source]

The Galactic Trading Company is now ready to be listed as company. The requirements should be fulfilled. fd_df

Hello fd_df, welcome! I added Galactic Trading Company to the map. Artifexity (talk) 14:47, 24 July 2019 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Request to add new company 7/17/19[edit source]

I've recorded all the star systems that have been discovered by my organization and made a wiki page for it: Olympus Alliance. It's within the EPM. I plan on adding many more soon SparkiinJayz

Did a quick look at your system pages - these need to adhere to the standard formats for star systems, and most of those sections are missing from your pages. Are you familiar with our set of preload pages? That's what you need to follow. As far as your company page, the following sections are expected there. You do have some of them, but this is the order and basic section names we look for:
  • Summary
  • Mission
  • Location
  • Headquarters
  • Regions
  • Branch Offices
  • Background
  • Partnerships
  • Guidelines
  • Structure
  • Joining
  • Employees
  • Gallery

Go ahead and make these changes and let me know - I'll do another review. Thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 23:38, 17 July 2019 (UTC)

I have updated my company page to better fit the format of the preloaded pages. I made a few modifications to give this company my own flavor. It should fit your specifications now.

Sparkiinjayz (talk) 01:03, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

Pages and company home page are reviewed and approved. Your organization is now listed on the company page - welcome! Ddfairchild (talk) 05:21, 23 July 2019 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Request to add new company 04/08/19[edit source]

I've recorded all the star systems that have been discovered by my organization and made a wiki page for it: The Romefeller Foundation. Also, I am kind of a newbie in this whole wiki editing process!

Welcome to the wiki - I have reviewed-and-approved your Headquarters page and star system pages. Approved, and added to the Company page. I am sure our cartographer will add you to the map, if that hasn't already been done. Ddfairchild (talk) 15:25, 9 April 2019 (UTC)
I'm afraid I couldn't find any coordinates. I've got the Romefeller Foundation added to the center of Euclid until further notice. --Artifexity (talk) 16:04, 9 April 2019 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Request to add new company 04/01/19[edit source]

I've recorded the prerequisite amount of systems, and have an established headquarters and am hoping to now register the Trailblazer Firm. I was also wondering whether i can name it Trailblazer Corporation (although it's a sole proprietorship) just because it avoids the confusion of having company in the title (if not that's perfectly fine). RazorFangWrecks

So you want the page renamed to Trailblazer Corporation? Ddfairchild (talk) 04:41, 2 April 2019 (UTC)
Just wanted to add that the link has been moved to Trailblazer Firm. I've updated all links, this is just for future reference. Sorry for the bother. RazorFang (talk) 09:54, 2 April 2019 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Awesome map 04/01/19[edit source]

The new map looks..FREAKING COOL!! Amazing job Artifexity! My company is the blue ring correct? The Godfather (talk) 10:54, 1 April 2019 (UTC)

Thanks, everything is still in development. Yes, MegaCorp is blue. Have you already seen the United Corporate Alliance Map? I still have to adjust the map. Requests or suggestions for improvement are welcome. Artifexity (talk) 14:57, 2 April 2019 (UTC)
Oh wow thank you for creating that map! Looks awesome! I do have an idea for the map, you can add all the branches for all UCA members instead of adding the circles? The Godfather (talk) 2:53, 2 April 2019 (UTC)
I'll think about it and adjust the map accordingly. Thanks for the feedback. Artifexity (talk) 08:49, 3 April 2019 (UTC)
Done. Artifexity (talk) 11:18, 4 April 2019 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Request to add new company 03/31/19[edit source]

Hey there, not sure if this is the correct manner of doing this, but I believe it is. I'd like to register the Trailblazer Company, but need to know quickest way to get my coords.RazorFangWrecks

Hello RazorFangWrecks, it lacks 1 documented star system for recognition as a company. 5 documented star systems are the minimum requirements. Check coordinates by building a Signal Booster. Welcome. Artifexity (talk) 08:33, 1 April 2019 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Request to add new company 03/30/19[edit source]

Request to add a new company. Intergalactic Exploration Corporation would like to be formally recognized as a Company. Peacebomb

Hello Peacebomb, I just answered you on the civilized space page. Intergalactic Exploration Corporation was listed on the companies page and all three branches were added to the map. Welcome. Artifexity (talk) 11:46, 30 March 2019 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Pre-built Template 03/28/19[edit source]

This is up to the admins but I feel that companies should get there own template when creating their business page. Just how civilized space, regions, planets etc have theirs. Thanks! The Godfather (talk) 10:20, 28 March 2019 UTC

Couple of comments on this.
1) the preload templates are available for pages that have lots of entries in the wiki, and continue to have many new ones created. On the other hand, we only have a dozen recognized companies, with a dozen or so more that use the Company infobox (and several of those are just subsidiary companies) So there hasn't been much demand for company pages.
2) I did a quick look at those we do have out there and what those pages contain. The content varies widely, but the most common features are those that a civspace would also contain (other than the infobox of course, for which we do have a specific Company version)
At this point, I think most people who woutgisant to start a company can use the Civspace preload, and then just switch out the infobox. Fill me in on what you think a Company preload should provide? Ddfairchild (talk) 14:35, 28 March 2019 (UTC)
All vauled points I just think it would be easier for new companies to have this template instead of "copying and paste" from others. If a template is created heres what I think should be on it -
  • name =
  • image =
  • galaxy =
  • quadrant =
  • region =
  • system =
  • headquarters =
  • founder/CEO =
  • branches =
  • type =
  • product =
  • platform =
  • mode =
  • release =

Thanks! The Godfather (talk) 2:22, 28 March 2019 UTC

OK, I must be missing something. What's different between those items and the Company infobox we already have?
Template:Companies infobox

Ddfairchild (talk) 18:34, 28 March 2019 (UTC)

We don't have the option of selecting it when we're creating a template page. The Godfather (talk) 2:43, 28 March 2019 UTC
OK, I see what you're getting at. However, with the creation of companies being few and far between, at this stage it's just as easy to create a new page using the civspace page and yes, copy-and-pasting the company infobox. Now if we start seeing a run of companies, maybe it'll be time to create a pre-load <g> We'll keep it on our watchlist. Thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 18:50, 28 March 2019 (UTC)
In this case I am agreeing with Mr. Godfather - and I would expand this to an appropriate 'Branches' page too (something I have been gearing up to create for my overly-large main page). True the Civ page and the Base page respectively may be very similar its how players come to that conclusion is what I would like to assist. I think there is a bit of thought process us 'Companies' are going thru and it's specifically that we don't want to be a civ or a base per-say we see ourselves (at least I do) as something different and I look at myself as a company specifically because I am not a civ. Regardless of the fact it is only interchangeable words and similar information... in the end proper wiki organization will only help the wiki, and making things (ie clear Company pages) easier for players/editors to find only promotes more documentation for the wiki which is a win win. Also, for the Admins to create these proper Company and Branches Templates you can oversee the evolution and process for the future. Intothedoor (talk)
Couldnt agree with you more Mr.Door! In the past few days actually we've seen an influx of new companies. I think maybe its time to add the company templates? The Godfather (talk) 2:56, 2 April 2019 (UTC)
(I am thinking out loud here) - Maybe we should re-think this - I would almost recommend a re-imagination of the way we get to this information. Start at the main first page of our wiki NMS wiki in the 'Civilization section' it feels incorrect to me: Factions, Lore, Game Mode, Modding and Multi-player (maybe) have nothing to little to do with 'Civilizations'. I would recommend those topics be included in a Game in general related section. Where as a Fan Fiction section would include things like Civ space (GHUB and others), Companies, Journals. So I would suggest we go to the top and re-configure how our information is displayed and include Companies within a Fan Fiction topic. Intothedoor (talk) 20:53, 2 April 2019 (UTC)
Actually, I do think that Factions and Lore have to do with civilization. Maybe not fan-fiction civs, but civilization they are. For that matter, Space stations also have more to do with civilization than they do the Universe per se. I agree with you on the Game Mode, Modding, and Multi-player, but we had to put them somewhere <g>. We shall gather the admin team together and confer - thanks! Ddfairchild (talk) 04:40, 3 April 2019 (UTC)
In my mind civilizations/companies are player created fan fiction, where as Factions are the in-game races and the page talks about what those in game (game created) races are; just as the Lore page discusses in-game (game created) Lore. Journals and other fan fiction like documents would be player created Lore. I would suggest a new section be created with a title in the vein of in-game information (features and information). Of course just thinking out loud here :) Intothedoor (talk) 16:34, 4 April 2019 (UTC)
I was just checking the Template:Companies infobox/doc and what each of the companies filled out. I feel there are some inconsistencies and the template could use some tweaking. I propose that the Type should be used for the Company Categories abbreviations only and text written here will have a link to the Company Categories page. What is currently written in the Type, would be renamed as Specialisation or something like this. I would rename Product to Services as it can be interpreted more broadly and it may sounds better for companies, like GenBra Space Corp and Intergalactic Exploration Corporation, the Services: Galactic Information expression. Please give some feedback and any other ideas are welcome! Gorla (talk) 17:26, 13 April 2019 (UTC)
@The Godfather, Artifexity, Intothedoor, and Ddfairchild: Please share your opinions. Thanks! Gorla (talk) 20:47, 14 April 2019 (UTC)
Now that I am understanding better, I do like what Gorla is suggesting. Adding Type: Non-Profit; changing Product to Services: Galactic Information; changing (current) Type to Specialization: Scientific Exploration and Documentation. That makes good sense to me. Intothedoor (talk) 21:57, 14 April 2019 (UTC)
I agree with that. That is a clarification and improvement. Artifexity (talk) 09:48, 15 April 2019 (UTC)
I would like to add my two cent on this; the template looks great! However I would like to add if the Company is a UCA member. Look the Corporate Alliance has grown considerably into a prominent 10 company alliance. We've worked very hard to built our alliance just like the federation has. Thank you. :@Artifexity, Gorla, and Ddfairchild: The Godfather 8:05 April 15, 2019
Thanks for the feedback and I will update accordingly the template. Also the UCA membership can be added for sure. Note to myself, the Template:Reply to does not seem to work as intended. Gorla (talk) 13:07, 15 April 2019 (UTC)

COMPLETE - Company Categories 03/24/19[edit source]

I've been brainstorming ideas to categorise companies based on there mission statements and to color code them on the map and I think I got something -

  • Sole Proprietaryship(SPs) - A company that is run by a single individual with greater flexibility of management and assists.
  • General Partnership(GPs) - A company with two or more individuals running it with no personal liability or negligence between the partners.
  • Limited Partnership(LPs) - A company with one or more general partners and a limited partner such as a civilization.
  • Mega Corporation(MC) - A more complex company with a large management team and structure usually five or more members.
  • Nonprofit Corporation(NpC) - A company with a specific goal or idea rather than in interest in profit.
  • Limited Liability Company(LLC) - A company of one or more individuals under a specific contract or agreement.

These are just a few we could incorporate. The UCA already has some of these like MegaCorp is well a mega corporation, Vy'Kea and LEVIATHAN are sole proprietaryships and Celab GALACTIC is limited partnership since Celab has ties to AGT. The Godfather (talk) 11:21, 24 March 2019 (UTC

On the newest map I tried to add the categories. As long as we can show all branches, the colors are not available. That's why I used numbers. If the assignments to the Companies are not correct, let me know. Artifexity (talk) 11:10, 25 March 2019 (UTC)
Ooo I like it looks good. I see what you mean though but on the subject of that with having all company names on the right side will there be a limit? Companies will surely grow more over time and to be added. The Godfather (talk) 8:10, 25 March 2019 (UTC
Yes, there is a limit, as soon as there are more companies or the branches take up too much space, I will adjust the map accordingly. Artifexity (talk) 14:25, 25 March 2019 (UTC)
Gotcha the UCA has a slew of companies waiting to be accepted once they meet the requirements. Also I created the Company Categories if that was okay to do. The Godfather (talk) 11:46, 25 March 2019 (UTC
Just to verify - each of these prospective companies has a unique and individual owner, correct? Ddfairchild (talk) 15:52, 25 March 2019 (UTC)
That's correct each UCA member control its company. Our discord server is prove. One member the CEO of Ghost Enterprises hasn't had time to work on his wiki as of yet. The Godfather (talk) 11:57, 24 March 2019 (UTC

COMPLETE - Quadrant Corporate Sectors 03/17/19[edit source]

The Corporate Alliance has begun building four special "Hubs" as places where CEO's of Companies in their respective quadrant can meet, trade, build, and promote their Enterprises. It will be a free marketplace for all who want to conduct business on all platforms - PS4, XBox, and PC.

The first has been created in the Delta Quadrant with the coordinates -

  • 0BA0:0081:0F48:0112

When Artifexity has the time can he update the company map with the new Delta Corporate Sector. Much appreciated! Thanks! The Godfather (talk) 02:05, 17 March 2019 (UTC

Hello The Godfather, I've been thinking about Corporate Sectors. Result is the Market area, as a new category. I've added the category to the Companies map. The circle indicates that a Market area (Delta Corporate Sector), is under construction in this region. Otherwise, I agree with Ddfairchild. Artifexity (talk) 19:40, 18 March 2019 (UTC)
Edit: I have undone the market areas. I think it makes more sense to wait and see what comes of it. In addition, I have added new branches. It is difficult to properly classify trade relations in this impenetrable network of relationships between the companies :) Artifexity (talk) 17:32, 21 March 2019 (UTC)
So are the "hubs" companies or are they civspaces? It doesn't sound like they are either. And if that's the case, I'm not convinced these belong on either the company OR the civspace map. It sounds more to me like they are a sub-organization of the Corporate Alliance. Thoughts? Ddfairchild (talk) 00:54, 18 March 2019 (UTC)
Its hard to explain its not "hubs" but more like "meeting places" where CEO's can meet with others and build and trade. The Godfather (talk) 08:58, 17 March 2019 (UTC
I seen that thank you! I've expanded into a new region at the very edge of the Galaxy, more bases to come! To both of you, the Corporate Sectors still need to be fleshed out. We didn't know how to make them a "thing" yet. The Godfather (talk) 05:50, 21 March 2019 (UTC

COMPLETE - Vy'Kea Furniture Company and CELAB Galactic Industries joins the Corporate Alliance 02/27/19[edit source]

Both Vy'Kea Furniture Company and CELAB Galactic Industries has joined the United Corporate Alliance as a offical members. Artifexity may you adjust the company map and include them in the Corporate Alliance? The Godfather (talk) 07:15, 27 February 2019 (UTC

Done. Congratulations to the United Corporate Alliance on its official recognition as an alliance. Artifexity (talk) 12:00, 28 February 2019 (UTC)

COMPLETE - MegaCorp Five Systems Doc Completed 02/25/19[edit source]

I've just finished documenting all Five Systems for MegaCorp to be added to the Company Map. The Godfather (talk) 05:18, 25 February 2019 (UTC)

The map has been completely revised. Thanks for the information. Artifexity (talk) 12:13, 25 February 2019 (UTC)

COMPLETE - New CEO of Samone Corporation 01/17/19[edit source]

Former CEO of the Samone Corporation, Bailey Jacks has announced his successor to his company. Also new the CEO Sypder has joined the United Corporate Alliance. The Godfather (talk) 06:55, 17 January 2019 (UTC)

Thank you for pointing that out. The maps have been adapted accordingly. Artifexity (talk) 16:53, 18 January 2019 (UTC)